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Eskil Wadensjö
(Eskil Wadensjo)

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First Name:Eskil
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Last Name:Wadensjo
RePEc Short-ID:pwa142
Terminal Degree:1972 (from RePEc Genealogy)


(80%) Institutet för Social Forskning (SOFI)
Stockholms Universitet

Stockholm, Sweden
RePEc:edi:sofsuse (more details at EDIRC)

(20%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Niknami, Susan & Schröder, Lena & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2019. "Ethnic Minority Youths in the Labour Markets in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden," IZA Discussion Papers 12274, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Boulanger Martel, Simon Pierre & Pelling, Lisa & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2018. "Economic Resources, Financial Aid and Remittances," IZA Discussion Papers 11552, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Celikaksoy, Aycan & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2016. "Mapping Experiences and Research about Unaccompanied Refugee Minors in Sweden and Other Countries," IZA Discussion Papers 10143, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Celikaksoy, Aycan & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2015. "Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Refugee Children in Sweden: An Outlook on Demography, Education and Employment," IZA Discussion Papers 8963, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Celikaksoy, Aycan & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2015. "The Unaccompanied Refugee Minors and the Swedish Labour Market," IZA Discussion Papers 9306, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Gerdes, Christer & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2014. "Receiving Countries' Perspectives: The Case of Sweden," IZA Discussion Papers 8408, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Wadensjö, Eskil, 2013. "Labor Market Transparency," IZA Discussion Papers 7658, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Datta Gupta, Nabanita & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2012. "Overeducation among Immigrants in Sweden: Incidence, Wage Effects and State-Dependence," IZA Discussion Papers 6695, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Lindquist, Gabriella Sjögren & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2012. "Income Distribution among those of 65 Years and Older in Sweden," IZA Discussion Papers 6745, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2012. "A Price for Flexibility? The Temp Agency Wage Gap in Sweden 1998-2008," IZA Discussion Papers 6587, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  11. Boguslaw, Julia & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2011. "Humanisterna och den svenska arbetsmarknaden," Arbetsrapport 2011:3, Institute for Futures Studies.
  12. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2010. "Bemanningsbranschen 1998-2005: En bransch i förändring?," Working Paper Series 6/2010, Stockholm University, Swedish Institute for Social Research.
  13. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2009. "Being employed by a co-national: A cul-de-sac or a short cut to the main road of the labour market?," SULCIS Working Papers 2009:11, Stockholm University, Linnaeus Center for Integration Studies - SULCIS.
  14. Lachowska, Marta & Sundén, Annika & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2009. "The Impact of a Phased Retirement Program: A Case Study," IZA Discussion Papers 4284, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  15. Gerdes, Christer & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2008. "The Impact of Immigration on Election Outcomes in Danish Municipalities," IZA Discussion Papers 3586, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  16. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2008. "A Gender Perspective on Self-Employment Entry and Performance as Self-Employed," IZA Discussion Papers 3581, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  17. Lindquist, Gabriella Sjögren & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2007. "Social and Occupational Security and Labour Market Flexibility in Sweden: The Case of Unemployment Compensation," IZA Discussion Papers 2943, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  18. Wadensjö, Eskil, 2007. "Migration to Sweden from the New EU Member States," IZA Discussion Papers 3190, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  19. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2007. "The Employees of Native and Immigrant Self-Employed," IZA Discussion Papers 3147, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  20. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2006. "Do the Unemployed Become Successful Entrepreneurs? A Comparison between the Unemployed, Inactive and Wage-Earners," IZA Discussion Papers 2402, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  21. Sjögren Lindquist, Gabriella & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2006. "The Swedish Welfare State: The Role of Supplementary Compensations," Working Paper Series 1/2006, Stockholm University, Swedish Institute for Social Research.
  22. Wadensjö, Eskil, 2006. "Part-Time Pensions and Part-Time Work in Sweden," IZA Discussion Papers 2273, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  23. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2006. "Employees Who Become Self-Employed: Do Labour Income and Wages Have an Impact?," IZA Discussion Papers 1971, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  24. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2004. "Why Do Self-Employed Immigrants in Denmark and Sweden Have Such Low Incomes?," IZA Discussion Papers 1280, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  25. Andersson, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2004. "Statistik om bemanningsbranschen. Presentation och jämförelser av två nya databaser," Working Paper Series 6/2004, Stockholm University, Swedish Institute for Social Research.
  26. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2004. "Other Forms of Employment: Temporary Employment Agencies and Self-Employment," IZA Discussion Papers 1166, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  27. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2004. "Temporary Employment Agencies: A Route for Immigrants to Enter the Labour Market?," IZA Discussion Papers 1090, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  28. Andersson Joona, Pernilla & Wadensjö, Eskil, 2004. "Self-Employed Immigrants in Denmark and Sweden: A Way to Economic Self-Reliance?," IZA Discussion Papers 1130, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).


  1. Pernilla Joona & Nabanita Gupta & Eskil Wadensjö, 2014. "Overeducation among immigrants in Sweden: incidence, wage effects and state dependence," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 3(1), pages 1-23, December.
  2. Pernilla Andersson Joona & Eskil Wadensjö, 2013. "The best and the brightest or the least successful? Self-employment entry among male wage-earners in Sweden," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 40(1), pages 155-172, January.
  3. Gabriella Sjögren Lindquist & Eskil Wadensjö, 2009. "Retirement, Pensions and Work in Sweden," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 34(4), pages 578-590, October.
  4. Pernilla Andersson Joona & Eskil Wadensjö, 2008. "A Note on Immigrant Representation in Temporary Agency Work and Self‐employment in Sweden," LABOUR, CEIS, vol. 22(3), pages 495-507, September.
  5. Wadensjo, Eskil, 2007. "Immigration and net transfers within the public sector in Denmark," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 472-485, June.
  6. Pernilla Andersson & Eskil Wadensjö, 2007. "Do the unemployed become successful entrepreneurs?," International Journal of Manpower, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 28(7), pages 604-626, October.
  7. Wadensjö, Eskil & Lindquist, Gabriella Sjörgren, 2007. "Ergänzende Sozialleistungen im Wohlfahrtsstaat: Das Beispiel Schweden," WSI-Mitteilungen, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, vol. 60(11), pages 613-619.
  8. Pernilla Andersson & Eskil Wadensjo, 2005. "The low incomes of self-employed immigrants in Denmark and Sweden," Brussels Economic Review, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles, vol. 48(1-2), pages 43-72.
  9. Wadensjo, Eskil, 1991. "Carl Adolph Agardh -- an economist in advance of his time," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 215-228, July.
  10. Lars Jonung & Eskil Wadensjö, 1987. "Rational, adaptive and learning behavior of voters: Evidence from disaggregated popularity functions for Sweden," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 54(3), pages 197-210, August.


  1. Pernilla Andersson Joona & Eskil Wadensjö, 2009. "The employees of native and immigrant self-employed," Research in Labor Economics, in: Amelie F. Constant & Konstantinos Tatsiramos & Klaus F. Zimmermann (ed.), Ethnicity and Labor Market Outcomes, volume 29, pages 229-250, Emerald Publishing Ltd.
  2. Edward Palmer & Eskil Wadensjö, 2004. "Public Pension Reform and Contractual Agreements in Sweden: From Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution," Chapters, in: Martin Rein & Winfried Schmähl (ed.), Rethinking the Welfare State, chapter 8, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  3. Eskil Wadensjö, 2002. "The changing public–private mix of labour market policy in Sweden," Chapters, in: Hugh Mosley & Jacqueline O’Reilly (ed.), Labour Markets, Gender and Institutional Change, chapter 4, Edward Elgar Publishing.


  1. Martin Rein & Eskil Wadensjö (ed.), 1997. "Enterprise and the Welfare State," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 802.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 26 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (18) 2004-04-04 2004-05-09 2004-07-04 2004-09-05 2006-09-16 2006-12-09 2007-08-08 2007-11-24 2007-11-24 2008-07-14 2009-07-17 2009-11-14 2012-06-25 2012-07-14 2013-10-25 2014-11-28 2015-09-11 2019-05-06. Author is listed
  2. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (12) 2007-11-24 2007-11-24 2008-07-14 2009-11-14 2010-03-20 2012-07-14 2014-11-28 2015-04-19 2015-09-11 2016-08-28 2018-07-16 2019-05-06. Author is listed
  3. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (7) 2004-05-09 2004-07-04 2004-09-05 2006-02-19 2006-12-09 2007-11-24 2008-07-14. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (5) 2012-07-14 2015-04-19 2015-09-11 2016-08-28 2019-05-06. Author is listed
  5. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (4) 2004-09-05 2006-02-19 2012-07-14 2012-07-14
  6. NEP-EEC: European Economics (3) 2007-11-24 2008-07-14 2014-11-28
  7. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (2) 2009-07-17 2012-08-23
  8. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2008-07-14 2010-03-20
  9. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2012-08-23 2015-04-19
  10. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2012-06-25 2012-07-14
  11. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2008-07-14 2010-03-20
  12. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2015-04-19
  13. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2006-02-19
  14. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2007-08-08
  15. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2019-05-06


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