Lena Lindahl

Research Fellow

SOFI, Stockholm University

Lena Lindahl (PhD, Stockholm university 2008) is assistant professor at the Swedish institute for social research at Stockholm university. During 2010-2011, she was member of the 2011 Long Term Survey“ at the Swedish Ministry of Finance.

Her research is focused primarily on questions related to labor economics, behavioral economics and economics of education. Her recent work examines the relationship between time preferences during childhood and long-run social and economic outcomes.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8168
published as 'Time Discounting and Criminal Behavior' in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), 2016, 133, 22
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7165
published as 'Adolescent Time Preferences Predict Lifetime Outcomes' in: Economic Journal, 2014, 124 (580), F739-F761
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3735
revised version published as 'What More Than Parental Income, Education and Occupation? An Exploration of What Swedish Siblings Get from Their Parents' in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy: Contributions to Economic Analysis and Policy, 2010, 10 (1), Article 102