Mikael Lindahl

Research Fellow

University of Gothenburg

Mikael Lindahl is Professor of Economics at University of Gothenburg and holder of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences special research position in Economic Sciences (financed with support from the Torsten and Ragnar Söderberg Foundation). 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 Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Literature, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Public Economics and Journal of Human Resources. In 2010 he was awarded a five-year grant from the European Research Council (ERC starting grant 241161), for the program “Intergenerational associations in education, income and health: an investigation of underlying mechanisms.”

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

Filter

Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9561
forthcoming in: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
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
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2434
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2010, 29 (3), 319-328, revised version available here
Type
Display
Type