Mikael Lindahl

Research Fellow

University of Gothenburg

Mikael Lindahl is Professor of Economics at University of Gothenburg. He is also affiliated with CESifo, IFAU and UCLS. He defended his thesis at SOFI, Stockholm University in 2000. He has since then had short- and long-term research positions at University of Amsterdam, SOFI at Stockholm University and Uppsala University. His research interests are in the area of empirical labor economics, economics of education and intergenerational mobility. He has published in journals such as American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Literature, Economic Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Public Economics and Journal of Human Resources.

Mikael Lindahl joined IZA as a Research Fellow in December 2000.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12300
published in: American Economic Review, 2021, 111 (5), 1523-48
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10126
published in: Economic Journal, 2018, 128 (612), F482-F513
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9561
published in: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2017, 9 (1), 180-209
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6646
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2014, 120 , 32-47
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6463
split into two papers and published as 'A test of the Becker-Tomes model of human capital transmission using microdata on four generation' in: Journal of Human Capital, 2014, 7(1), 80-96 and as 'Long-term intergenerational persistence of human capital: an empirical analysis of four generations' in: Journal of Human Resources, 2015, 50(1), 1-33.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3630
published in: Journal of Economic Literature, 2011, 49 (3), 615-651, revised version available here
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