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First Name: Olle
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Last Name: Westerlund

RePEc Short-ID: pwe21

Postal Address: Umeå School of Business and Economics Umeå University 901 87 Umeå Sweden
Phone: +46-90-786 6148


Institutionen för Nationalekonomi
Umeå Universitet
Location: Umeå, Sweden
Phone: 090 - 786 61 42
Fax: 090 - 77 23 02
Postal: 901 87 Umeå
Handle: RePEc:edi:inumuse (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Stenberg, Anders & Westerlund, Olle, 2014. "The long-term earnings consequences of general vs. specific training of the unemployed," Working Paper Series 2014:3, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy.
  2. Berck, Peter & Tano, Sofia & Westerlund, Olle, 2014. "Regional Sorting of Human Capital – the Choice of Location among Young Adults in Sweden," UmeÃ¥ Economic Studies 878, Umeå University, Department of Economics.
  3. Tano, Sofia & Westerlund, Olle & Nakosteen, Robert & Zimmer, Michael, 2014. "Back to the Future: Migration, Matching and the Power Couple Phenomenon in Sweden," UmeÃ¥ Economic Studies 881, Umeå University, Department of Economics.
  4. Stenberg, Anders & de Luna, Xavier & Westerlund, Olle, 2011. "Does Formal Education for Older Workers Increase Earnings? – Analyzing Annual Data Stretching over 25 Years," UmeÃ¥ Economic Studies 823, Umeå University, Department of Economics.
  5. Åström, Johanna & Westerlund, Olle, 2009. "Sex and Migration: Who is the Tied Mover?," UmeÃ¥ Economic Studies 787, Umeå University, Department of Economics.
  6. Åström, Johanna & Nakosteen, Robert A. & Westerlund, Olle & Zimmer, Michael A., 2009. "Twice Chosen: Spouse Matching and Earnings Among Women in First and Second Marriages," UmeÃ¥ Economic Studies 795, Umeå University, Department of Economics.
  7. de Luna, Xavier & Stenberg, Anders & Westerlund, Olle, 2008. "Can Adult Education Delay Retirement from the Labour Market?," Working Paper Series 6/2008, Swedish Institute for Social Research.
  8. Stenberg, Anders & Westerlund, Olle, 2004. "Does Comprehensive Education Work for the Long-term Unemployed?," UmeÃ¥ Economic Studies 641, Umeå University, Department of Economics.
  9. Axelsson, Roger & Westerlund, Olle, 2004. "Kunskapslyftets privatekonomiska effekter – Nybörjare höstterminen 1997," UmeÃ¥ Economic Studies 630, Umeå University, Department of Economics.
  10. Östbye, Stein & Westerlund, Olle, 2004. "Productivity convergence across industries and regions in Norway and Sweden," UmeÃ¥ Economic Studies 632, Umeå University, Department of Economics.
  11. Lindgren, Urban & Westerlund, Olle, 2003. "Labour market programmes and geographical mobility: migration and commuting among programme participants and openly unemployed," Working Paper Series 2003:6, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy.
  12. Stein Ostbye & Olle Westerlund, 2003. "Comparing home-grown fruits: productivity convergence across industries and regions," ERSA conference papers ersa03p483, European Regional Science Association.


  1. Erika Sandow & Olle Westerlund & Urban Lindgren, 2014. "Is your commute killing you? On the mortality risks of long-distance commuting," Environment and Planning A, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 46(6), pages 1496-1516, June.
  2. Anders Stenberg & Olle Westerlund, 2013. "Education and retirement: does University education at mid-age extend working life?," IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, Springer, vol. 2(1), pages 1-22, December.
  3. Robert A. Nakosteen & Olle Westerlund & Michael Zimmer, 2012. "Active Labor Market Programs And Regional Mobility Of Labor: Evidence From The Swedish Recession, 1994–1995," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 30(2), pages 178-194, 04.
  4. Anders Stenberg & Xavier Luna & Olle Westerlund, 2012. "Can adult education delay retirement from the labour market?," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 25(2), pages 677-696, January.
  5. Johanna �strom & Robert Nakosteen & Olle Westerlund & Michael Zimmer, 2011. "See the future by looking at the past: predicting divorce with premarital earnings," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(11), pages 997-1000.
  6. Robert A. Nakosteen & Olle Westerlund & Michael Zimmer, 2008. "Migration And Self-Selection: Measured Earnings And Latent Characteristics," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(4), pages 769-788.
  7. Stenberg, Anders & Westerlund, Olle, 2008. "Does comprehensive education work for the long-term unemployed," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 54-67, February.
  8. Stein �stbye & Olle Westerlund, 2007. "Is Migration Important for Regional Convergence? Comparative Evidence for Norwegian and Swedish Counties, 1980-2000," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(7), pages 901-915.
  9. Robert Nakosteen & Olle Westerlund & Michael Zimmer, 2005. "Health-related disabilities and matching of spouses: Analysis of Swedish population data," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 18(3), pages 491-507, 09.
  10. Robert Nakosteen & Olle Westerlund, 2004. "The effects of regional migration on gross income of labour in Sweden," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 83(3), pages 581-595, 07.
  11. Robert A. Nakosteen & Olle Westerlund & Michael A. Zimmer, 2004. "Marital Matching and Earnings: Evidence from the Unmarried Population in Sweden," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 39(4).
  12. Kent Eliasson & Urban Lindgren & Olle Westerlund, 2003. "Geographical Labour Mobility: Migration or Commuting?," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(8), pages 827-837.
  13. Olle Westerlund, 1998. "Internal Migration in Sweden: The Effects of Mobility Grants and Regional Labour Market Conditions," LABOUR, CEIS, vol. 12(2), pages 363-388, 07.
  14. Roger Axelsson & Olle Westerlund, 1998. "A panel study of migration, self-selection and household real income," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 11(1), pages 113-126.

NEP Fields

13 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (4) 2008-11-11 2008-11-18 2010-02-27 2011-04-23. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2014-03-08
  3. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2014-03-08
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2004-04-11
  5. NEP-EDU: Education (6) 2008-11-11 2008-11-18 2010-02-27 2011-04-23 2014-03-08 2014-03-15. Author is listed
  6. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2004-06-02
  7. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (3) 2010-02-27 2011-04-23 2014-03-15
  8. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (5) 2003-03-25 2004-02-29 2004-04-11 2009-12-11 2014-03-08. Author is listed
  9. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (5) 2008-11-11 2008-11-18 2011-04-23 2011-04-23 2014-03-08. Author is listed
  10. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (9) 2003-03-25 2008-11-11 2008-11-18 2009-12-11 2010-02-27 2011-04-23 2011-04-23 2014-03-01 2014-03-08. Author is listed
  11. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2003-03-25
  12. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (2) 2009-12-11 2014-03-08
  13. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2014-03-08
  14. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (3) 2003-03-25 2014-03-08 2014-03-15


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