Björn Anders Gustafsson

Research Fellow

Göteborg University

Björn A. Gustafsson is senior professor at the department of Social Work, Göteborg University. He received his Ph.D. in economics in 1979 at the same university. Previously he was a senior lecturer in public economics at University College at Örebro. Gustafsson has been commissioned by many public authorities to write special reports or contribute to special reports.

Gustafsson's present research covers empirical studies on social assistance, poverty, the distribution of income and immigrants /ethnic minotiries. He has been involved in various comparative studies. One of his research interest the distribution of income and poverty in China.

Gustafsson has published in many journals including Ageing and Society, American Sociological Review, Asian Economic Journal, Cambridge Journal of Economics, China Quarterly, China Economic Review, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Economics of Transition, European Economic Review, European Journal of Social Work, European Review of Economic History, International Journal of Manpower, International Journal of Social Welfare, Journal of Asian Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Contemporary China, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of International Development, Journal of Population Economics, Labour, Review of Income and Wealth, Scandinavian Journal of Economics and The Developing Economies.

Björn Gustafsson joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 16719
forthcoming in: Review of Income and Wealth
IZA Discussion Paper No. 16558
Björn Anders Gustafsson, Peng Zhang, Hanrui Jia
forthcoming in: Economic Development and Cultural Change
IZA Discussion Paper No. 16255
published in: China Economic Review, 2023, 80, 102012
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15219
published in: China Quarterly, 2023, 253, 197 - 213.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14882
published in: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2022, 48 (19), 4648 - 4669
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14771
published in: China: An International Journal (CIJ), 2022, 20 (3), 122 - 139
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14535
published in: China & World Economy, 2022, 30 (1), 136-165
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14531
published in: China & World Economy, 2022, 30 (1), 5 - 27
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14463
published in: China Economic Review, 2021, Article 101 684