1. Updated 2017-06-09 The Anatomy of the Extensive Margin Labor Supply Response  (with Håkan Selin and Ylva Moberg) [pdf]
  2. Updated 2017-08-16 The Welfare-Enhancing Role of Mandatory Parental Leave (with Tomer Blumkin and Luca Micheletto) [pdf]                                                Revise and Resubmit Journal of Law, Economics and Organization
  3. Updated 2017-11-15 Child Care Subsidies, Quality, and Optimal Income Taxation (with Sören Blomquist and Luca Micheletto) [pdf]
  4. Updated 2017-10-09 Heterogeneity in Needs and Negative Marginal Tax Rates (with Sören Blomquist and Luca Micheletto) [pdf]                                                Revise and Resubmit Social Choice and Welfare
  5. Updated 2017-12-04 Optimal and piece-wise linear income taxation, and the subsidization of work-related goods (with Sören Blomquist and Luca Micheletto)


  1. Political Preferences for Redistribution in Sweden                                            Journal of Economic Inequality 15(4), p. 345-367 (2017)                                      (with Jacob Lundberg) [pdf]
  2. Optimal Commodity Taxation with Varying Quality of Goods,                  Research in Economics 70(1), p. 89-100 (2016) (with Sören Blomquist and Luca Micheletto) [pdf]
  3. Optimal Wage Redistribution in the Presence of Adverse Selection in the Labor Market, Journal of Public Economics Volume 131, p. 41-57 (2015) (with Tomer Blumkin and Luca Micheletto) [pdf]
  4. Using the Discrete Model to Derive Optimal Income Tax Rates,  FinanzArchiv 71(1) 71, p. 106-117(12) (2015) [pdf][final draft]
  5. How Should Commodities be Taxed? A Counterargument to the Recommendation in the Mirrlees Review, Oxford Economic Papers, 67 (2): 455-478 (2015) (with Sören Blomquist and Jukka Pirttilä) [pdf]
  6. ”Evaluer les limites à la redistribution : approches partielles ou approche globale?“Economie et Statistique n°467-468 (2014) (with Laurent Simula) [pdf]
  7. Bunching and Non-Bunching at Kink Points of the Swedish Tax Schedule, Journal of Public Economics 109, p. 36–49 (2014) (with Håkan Selin) [pdf]
  8. The Welfare Gains of Age Related Optimal Income Taxation,           International Economic Review Volume 54, Issue 4, p. 1219–1249 (2013) [pdf] (with Sören Blomquist and Luca Micheletto)
  9. Gender-Based and Couple-Based Taxation, International Tax and Public Finance Volume 20, Issue 4 (2013), p. 653-686 [pdf]


  1. Public Pensions in a Multi-Period Mirrleesian Income Tax Model (with Sören Blomquist and Luca Micheletto) [pdf] [forthcoming in The Taxation of Pensions, eds. Robert Holzmann and John Piggott, MIT Press]


  1. ”Kapitalbeskattningens förutsättningar” SNS Förlag, Stockholm, 2018 (with Daniel Waldenström and Åsa Hanssson)[pdf]
  2. ”Gender Wage Gap and the Welfare-Enhancing Role of Parental Leave Rules”, ifo DICE Report 15 (2), 2017, 03-07 (with Tomer Blumkin and Luca Micheletto) [pdf]
  3. ”Välfärdsekonomi ur svenskt perspektiv” Ekonomisk Debatt (Journal of the Swedish Economic Association), Vol 42, Nr 4/2014
  4. ”Makten över Skatten – optimal beskattning med ett globalt perspektiv” Sysselsättning och Tillväxt i Europa, Global Utmaning (2013) [pdf]
  5. ”Finns det en anhopning av skattebetalare vid brytpunkten för statlig inkomstskatt?”
    Ekonomisk Debatt (Journal of the Swedish Economic Association), Vol 40, Nr. 1/2012. (with Håkan Selin) [pdf]
  6. ”Vad är Optimal Beskattning?” Framtider, Nr. 3/2010, Institute for Future Studies (with Thomas Aronsson and Sören Blomquist)


  1. Report for the The Expert Group on Public Economics (ESO): ”Reformerad inkomstbeskattning” (with Håkan Selin) [more info]