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Erik Bengtsson

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(50%) Ekonomisk-historiska Institutionen
Ekonomihögskolan
Lunds Universitet

Lund, Sweden
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RePEc:edi:dhlunse (more details at EDIRC)

(50%) Enheten för Ekonomisk Historia
Institutionen för Ekonomi och Samhälle
Handelshögskolan
Göteborgs Universitet

Göteborg, Sweden
http://www.econhist.gu.se/

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RePEc:edi:dehguse (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Bengtsson, Erik, 2019. "The Origins of the Swedish Wage Bargaining Model," Lund Papers in Economic History 195, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
  2. Bengtsson, Erik & Prado, Svante, 2019. "The rise of the middle class: The income gap between salaried employees and workers in Sweden, 1830-1935," Lund Papers in Economic History 186, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
  3. Stockhammer, Engelbert & Bengtsson, Erik, 2019. "Financial effects in historic consumption and investment functions," Lund Papers in Economic History 188, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
  4. Bengtsson, Erik & Olsson, Mats, 2018. "Peasant Aristocrats? Wealth and Social Status of Swedish Farmer Parliamentarians 1769–1895," Lund Papers in Economic History 175, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
  5. Bengtsson, Erik & Svensson, Patrick, 2018. "The wealth of the Swedish peasant farmer class 1750–1900: Composition and distribution," Lund Papers in Economic History 177, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
  6. Bengtsson, Erik & Stockhammer, Engelbert, 2018. "Wages, income distribution and economic growth in Scandinavia," Lund Papers in Economic History 179, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
  7. Bengtsson, Erik & Missiaia, Anna & Olsson, Mats & Svensson, Patrick, 2017. "The Wealth of the Richest: Inequality and the Nobility in Sweden, 1750–1900," Lund Papers in Economic History 161, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
  8. Erik Bengtsson & Patrick Svensson, 2017. "The stratification of the Swedish peasant farmer class, 1750-1900," Working Papers 17019, Economic History Society.
  9. Bengtsson, Erik, 2016. "Inequality and the working class in Scandinavia 1800 to 1910 - Workers' share of growing income," Lund Papers in Economic History 142, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
  10. Bengtsson, Erik & Molinder, Jakob, 2016. "The Effect of a Massive Wage Push on Income Distribution and Employment. Evidence from the 1920 Eight-Hour Workday Reform in Sweden and Its Aftermath," Lund Papers in Economic History 143, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
  11. Bengtsson, Erik & Waldenström, Daniel, 2015. "Capital Shares and Income inequality: Evidence from the Long Run," IZA Discussion Papers 9581, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. Erik Bengtsson & Anna Missiaia & Mats Olsson & Patrick Svensson, 2015. "Wealth inequality in Sweden, 1700-1900," Working Papers 15002, Economic History Society.

Articles

  1. Bengtsson, Erik & Waldenström, Daniel, 2018. "Capital Shares and Income Inequality: Evidence from the Long Run," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 78(03), pages 712-743, September.
  2. Erik Bengtsson & Anna Missiaia & Mats Olsson & Patrick Svensson, 2018. "Wealth inequality in Sweden, 1750–1900," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 71(3), pages 772-794, August.
  3. Erik Bengtsson, 2017. "Inequality and the working class in Scandinavia 1800–1910: Workers’ share of growing incomes," Investigaciones de Historia Económica (IHE) Journal of the Spanish Economic History Association, Asociacion Espa–ola de Historia Economica, vol. 13(03), pages 180-189.
  4. Erik Bengtsson & Jakob Molinder, 2017. "The economic effects of the 1920 eight-hour working day reform in Sweden," Scandinavian Economic History Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 65(2), pages 149-168, May.
  5. Erik Bengtsson, 2015. "Wage restraint in Scandinavia: during the postwar period or the neoliberal age?," European Review of Economic History, Oxford University Press, vol. 19(4), pages 359-381.
  6. Bengtsson, Erik, 2015. "Lohnzurückhaltung und Lohnmilitanz: Belgien, Deutschland und die Niederlande, 1950–2010," WSI-Mitteilungen, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, vol. 68(4), pages 272-279.
  7. Erik Bengtsson & Magnus Ryner, 2015. "The (International) Political Economy of Falling Wage Shares: Situating Working-Class Agency," New Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(3), pages 406-430, June.
  8. Erik Bengtsson, 2014. "Labour's share in twentieth-century Sweden: a reinterpretation," Scandinavian Economic History Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 62(3), pages 290-314, November.
  9. Erik Bengtsson, 2014. "Do unions redistribute income from capital to labour? Union density and wage shares since 1960," Industrial Relations Journal, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45(5), pages 389-408, September.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Bengtsson, Erik & Svensson, Patrick, 2018. "The wealth of the Swedish peasant farmer class 1750–1900: Composition and distribution," Lund Papers in Economic History 177, Lund University, Department of Economic History.

    Cited by:

    1. Bengtsson, Erik & Olsson, Mats, 2018. "Peasant Aristocrats? Wealth and Social Status of Swedish Farmer Parliamentarians 1769–1895," Lund Papers in Economic History 175, Lund University, Department of Economic History.

  2. Bengtsson, Erik & Stockhammer, Engelbert, 2018. "Wages, income distribution and economic growth in Scandinavia," Lund Papers in Economic History 179, Lund University, Department of Economic History.

    Cited by:

    1. Bengtsson, Erik, 2019. "The Origins of the Swedish Wage Bargaining Model," Lund Papers in Economic History 195, Lund University, Department of Economic History.

  3. Bengtsson, Erik & Waldenström, Daniel, 2015. "Capital Shares and Income inequality: Evidence from the Long Run," IZA Discussion Papers 9581, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Ivan D. Trofimov, 2019. "Stability of Labour Shares: Evidence from OECD Economies," South-Eastern Europe Journal of Economics, Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region, vol. 17(1), pages 57-89.
    2. Marco Ranaldi, 2016. "On the Measurement of Functional Income Distribution," Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne 16051rrr, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1), Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne, revised Oct 2018.
    3. Laura Panza & Jeffrey G. Williamson, 2019. "Always Egalitarian? Australian Earnings Inequality c1870," CEH Discussion Papers 01, Centre for Economic History, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
    4. D., Ivan, 2017. "Stability of the labour shares: evidence from OECD economies," MPRA Paper 79822, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Caiani, Alessandro & Russo, Alberto & Gallegati, Mauro, 2016. "Does Inequality Hamper Innovation and Growth?," MPRA Paper 71864, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Mickael Melki & Andrew Pickering, 2019. "New Evidence on the Historical Growth of Government in Europe: The Role of Labor Costs," Discussion Papers 19/07, Department of Economics, University of York.
    7. Branko Milanovic, 2016. "Increasing Capital Income Share and its Effect on Personal Income Inequality," LIS Working papers 663, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg.
    8. Pierre Barral & Mehdi Senouci, 2018. "Walking on two legs: Growth accounting with labor-saving and capital-saving technical change," Post-Print hal-01709599, HAL.
    9. Panza, Laura & Williamson, Jeffrey G, 2019. "Always Egalitarian? Australian Earnings Inequality 1870-1910," CEPR Discussion Papers 13520, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    10. Bengtsson, Erik & Stockhammer, Engelbert, 2018. "Wages, income distribution and economic growth in Scandinavia," Lund Papers in Economic History 179, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    11. Pawel Bukowski & Filip Novokmet, 2019. "Between Communism and Capitalism: Long-Term Inequality in Poland, 1892-2015," CEP Discussion Papers dp1628, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
    12. Spencer Bastani & Daniel Waldenström, 2018. "How Should Capital be Taxed? Theory and Evidence from Sweden," CESifo Working Paper Series 7004, CESifo Group Munich.
    13. Bengtsson, Erik, 2016. "Inequality and the working class in Scandinavia 1800 to 1910 - Workers' share of growing income," Lund Papers in Economic History 142, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    14. Peter Scott & James Walker, 2018. "The Comfortable, the Rich, and the Super-rich. What Really Happened to Top British Incomes During the First Half of the Twentieth Century?," John H Dunning Centre for International Business Discussion Papers jhd-dp2018-07, Henley Business School, Reading University.
    15. Probst, Julius, 2019. "Global real interest rate dynamics from the late 19th century to today," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 59(C), pages 522-547.
    16. Behringer, Jan & van Treeck, Till, 2018. "Income distribution and the current account," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 114(C), pages 238-254.
    17. Molero-Simarro, Ricardo, 2017. "Inequality in China revisited. The effect of functional distribution of income on urban top incomes, the urban-rural gap and the Gini index, 1978–2015," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 101-117.
    18. Roberto Iacono & Marco Ranaldi, 2018. "Sources of Inequality in Italy," Working Papers 479, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
    19. Giacomo Gabbuti, 2018. "Labour Shares and Income Inequality: Insights from Italian Economic History, 1895-2015," HHB Working Papers Series 13, The Historical Household Budgets Project.
    20. MADSEN, Jakob B, 2018. "Is Inequality Increasing in r-g? The Dynamics of Capital’s Income Share in the UK, 1210-2013," Discussion paper series HIAS-E-70, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University.
    21. Stockhammer, Engelbert & Bengtsson, Erik, 2019. "Financial effects in historic consumption and investment functions," Lund Papers in Economic History 188, Lund University, Department of Economic History.

Articles

  1. Bengtsson, Erik & Waldenström, Daniel, 2018. "Capital Shares and Income Inequality: Evidence from the Long Run," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 78(03), pages 712-743, September.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Erik Bengtsson & Anna Missiaia & Mats Olsson & Patrick Svensson, 2018. "Wealth inequality in Sweden, 1750–1900," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 71(3), pages 772-794, August.

    Cited by:

    1. Ericsson, Johan & Molinder, Jakob, 2018. "A Workers’ Revolution in Sweden? Exploring Economic Growth and Distributional Change with Detailed Data on Construction Workers’ Wages, 1831–1900," Lund Papers in Economic History 181, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    2. Bengtsson, Erik & Missiaia, Anna & Olsson, Mats & Svensson, Patrick, 2017. "The Wealth of the Richest: Inequality and the Nobility in Sweden, 1750–1900," Lund Papers in Economic History 161, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    3. Enflo, Kerstin & Missiaia, Anna, 2017. "Between Malthus and the industrial take-off: regional inequality in Sweden, 1571-1850," Lund Papers in Economic History 168, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    4. Bengtsson, Erik & Olsson, Mats, 2018. "Peasant Aristocrats? Wealth and Social Status of Swedish Farmer Parliamentarians 1769–1895," Lund Papers in Economic History 175, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    5. Bengtsson, Erik & Prado, Svante, 2019. "The rise of the middle class: The income gap between salaried employees and workers in Sweden, 1830-1935," Lund Papers in Economic History 186, Lund University, Department of Economic History.

  3. Erik Bengtsson, 2017. "Inequality and the working class in Scandinavia 1800–1910: Workers’ share of growing incomes," Investigaciones de Historia Económica (IHE) Journal of the Spanish Economic History Association, Asociacion Espa–ola de Historia Economica, vol. 13(03), pages 180-189.

    Cited by:

    1. Bengtsson, Erik & Prado, Svante, 2019. "The rise of the middle class: The income gap between salaried employees and workers in Sweden, 1830-1935," Lund Papers in Economic History 186, Lund University, Department of Economic History.

  4. Erik Bengtsson & Jakob Molinder, 2017. "The economic effects of the 1920 eight-hour working day reform in Sweden," Scandinavian Economic History Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 65(2), pages 149-168, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Enflo, Kerstin & Karlsson, Tobias & Molinder, Jakob, 2018. "The Power Resource Theory Revisited: What Explains the Decline in Industrial Conflicts in Sweden?," CEPR Discussion Papers 13130, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Enflo, Kerstin & Karlsson, Tobias, 2018. "From Conflict to Compromise: The importance of mediation in Swedish work stoppages 1907-1927," CEPR Discussion Papers 12586, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    3. Giacomo Gabbuti, 2018. "Labour Shares and Income Inequality: Insights from Italian Economic History, 1895-2015," HHB Working Papers Series 13, The Historical Household Budgets Project.
    4. Bengtsson, Erik & Prado, Svante, 2019. "The rise of the middle class: The income gap between salaried employees and workers in Sweden, 1830-1935," Lund Papers in Economic History 186, Lund University, Department of Economic History.

  5. Erik Bengtsson, 2015. "Wage restraint in Scandinavia: during the postwar period or the neoliberal age?," European Review of Economic History, Oxford University Press, vol. 19(4), pages 359-381.

    Cited by:

    1. Ivan D. Trofimov, 2019. "Stability of Labour Shares: Evidence from OECD Economies," South-Eastern Europe Journal of Economics, Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region, vol. 17(1), pages 57-89.
    2. Erik Bengtsson, 2014. "Labour's share in twentieth-century Sweden: a reinterpretation," Scandinavian Economic History Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 62(3), pages 290-314, November.
    3. Bengtsson, Erik & Stockhammer, Engelbert, 2018. "Wages, income distribution and economic growth in Scandinavia," Lund Papers in Economic History 179, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    4. Molinder, Jakob, 2019. "Why Was Unemployment so Low in Postwar Sweden? An Analysis with New Unemployment Data by Manufacturing Industry, 1935-1948," Lund Papers in Economic History 201, Lund University, Department of Economic History.

  6. Erik Bengtsson & Magnus Ryner, 2015. "The (International) Political Economy of Falling Wage Shares: Situating Working-Class Agency," New Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(3), pages 406-430, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Zita Tamasauskiene & Janina Seputiene & Rasa Balvociute & Daiva Berzinskiene-Juozainiene, 2017. "The impact of wage share on domestic demand in the European Union," Eurasian Economic Review, Springer;Eurasia Business and Economics Society, vol. 7(1), pages 115-132, April.

  7. Erik Bengtsson, 2014. "Labour's share in twentieth-century Sweden: a reinterpretation," Scandinavian Economic History Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 62(3), pages 290-314, November.

    Cited by:

    1. Jakub Growiec & Peter McAdam & Jakub Mućk, 2019. "On the optimal labor income share," NBP Working Papers 311, Narodowy Bank Polski, Economic Research Department.
    2. D., Ivan, 2017. "Stability of the labour shares: evidence from OECD economies," MPRA Paper 79822, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Erik Bengtsson & Daniel Waldenstršm, 2016. "Capital shares and income inequality: Evidence from the long run," Working Papers 0092, European Historical Economics Society (EHES).
    4. Andrea Coveri & Mario Pianta, 2019. "The Structural Dynamics of Income Distribution:Technology, Wages and Profits," Working Papers 1901, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Department of Economics, Society & Politics - Scientific Committee - L. Stefanini & G. Travaglini, revised 2019.
    5. Bengtsson, Erik, 2019. "The Origins of the Swedish Wage Bargaining Model," Lund Papers in Economic History 195, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    6. Bengtsson, Erik, 2016. "Inequality and the working class in Scandinavia 1800 to 1910 - Workers' share of growing income," Lund Papers in Economic History 142, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    7. Trofimov, Ivan D., 2018. "The secular decline in profit rates: time series analysis of a classical hypothesis," MPRA Paper 88248, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. Giacomo Gabbuti, 2018. "Labour Shares and Income Inequality: Insights from Italian Economic History, 1895-2015," HHB Working Papers Series 13, The Historical Household Budgets Project.
    9. Bengtsson, Erik & Prado, Svante, 2019. "The rise of the middle class: The income gap between salaried employees and workers in Sweden, 1830-1935," Lund Papers in Economic History 186, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    10. Molinder, Jakob, 2019. "Why Was Unemployment so Low in Postwar Sweden? An Analysis with New Unemployment Data by Manufacturing Industry, 1935-1948," Lund Papers in Economic History 201, Lund University, Department of Economic History.

  8. Erik Bengtsson, 2014. "Do unions redistribute income from capital to labour? Union density and wage shares since 1960," Industrial Relations Journal, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45(5), pages 389-408, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Jan Behringer & Till van Treeck, 2017. "Varieties of capitalism and growth regimes," FMM Working Paper 09-2017, IMK at the Hans Boeckler Foundation, Macroeconomic Policy Institute.
    2. Jan Behringer & Till van Treeck, 2018. "Varieties of capitalism and growth regimes: the role of income distribution," IMK Working Paper 194-2018, IMK at the Hans Boeckler Foundation, Macroeconomic Policy Institute.
    3. Andrea Coveri & Mario Pianta, 2019. "The Structural Dynamics of Income Distribution:Technology, Wages and Profits," Working Papers 1901, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Department of Economics, Society & Politics - Scientific Committee - L. Stefanini & G. Travaglini, revised 2019.
    4. Javier Lopez Bernardo & Felix Lopez Martinez & Engelbert Stockhammer, 2014. "A Post-Keynesian response to Piketty's 'fundamental contradiction of capitalism'," Working Papers PKWP1411, Post Keynesian Economics Society (PKES).
    5. Öllinger, Michael & Ostermair, Christoph & Sell, Friedrich L., 2019. "Distributional effects of minimum wages: Can unions expect a double dividend? A theoretical exercise from a supply-side view," Working Papers in Economics 2019,2, Bundeswehr University Munich, Economic Research Group.

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  1. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (14) 2016-01-03 2016-01-03 2016-01-18 2016-02-17 2016-02-17 2017-09-10 2018-06-25 2018-09-10 2018-10-08 2018-10-22 2018-11-05 2019-01-28 2019-01-28 2019-04-01. Author is listed
  2. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (5) 2016-01-03 2016-01-03 2016-01-18 2018-10-22 2018-11-05. Author is listed
  3. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (4) 2016-02-17 2018-10-22 2018-11-05 2019-01-28. Author is listed
  4. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (2) 2018-10-22 2018-11-05
  5. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2019-01-28
  6. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2016-02-17
  7. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2018-06-25
  8. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2019-04-01
  9. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2019-01-28
  10. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2016-01-18
  11. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2018-06-25

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