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Per Pettersson-Lidbom

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First Name:Per
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Last Name:Pettersson-Lidbom
RePEc Short-ID:ppe429
Terminal Degree:2000 Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES); Stockholms Universitet (from RePEc Genealogy)


(80%) Nationalekonomiska institutionen
Stockholms Universitet

Stockholm, Sweden

+46 8 16 20 00
+46 8 16 14 25
SE-106 91 Stockholm
RePEc:edi:neisuse (more details at EDIRC)

(20%) Institutet för Näringslivsforskning (IFN)

Stockholm, Sweden

+46 8 665 4500
+46 8 665 4599
Box 55665, S-102 15 Stockholm
RePEc:edi:iuiiise (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Lindgren, Erik & Pettersson-Lidbom, Per & Tyrefors, Björn, 2020. "The Role of the Weighted Voting System in Investments in Local Public Education: Evidence from a New Historical Database," Working Paper Series 1315, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.
  2. Tyrefors Hinnerich, Bjorn & Lindgren, Erik & Pettersson-Lidbom, Per, 2017. "Political Power, Resistance to Technological Change and Economic Development: Evidence from the 19th century Sweden," Research Papers in Economics 2017:5, Stockholm University, Department of Economics.
  3. Tyrefors, Björn & Lindgren, Erik & Pettersson-Lidbom, Per, 2017. "The Political Economics of Growth, Labor Control and Coercion: Evidence from a Suffrage Reform," Working Paper Series 1172, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, revised 24 Sep 2019.
  4. Nekby, Lena & Pettersson-Lidbom, Per, 2014. "Comment on Dahlberg, Edmark and Lundqvist (2012)," Research Papers in Economics 2014:5, Stockholm University, Department of Economics.
  5. Nekby, Lena & Pettersson-Lidbom, Per, 2012. "Revisiting the Relationship between Ethnic Diversity and Preferences for Redistribution," Research Papers in Economics 2012:9, Stockholm University, Department of Economics.
  6. Pettersson-Lidbom, Per & Skogman Thoursie, Peter, 2009. "Does child spacing affect children’s outcomes? Evidence from a Swedish reform," Working Paper Series 2009:7, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy.
  7. Per Pettersson-Lidbom & Mikael Priks, 2007. "Behavior under Social Pressure: Empty Italian Stadiums and Referee Bias," CESifo Working Paper Series 1960, CESifo.
  8. Pettersson-Lidbom, Per, 2004. "Does the Size of the Legislature Affect the Size of Government? Evidence from Two Natural Experiments," Discussion Papers 350, VATT Institute for Economic Research.
  9. Pettersson-Lidbom, Per & Dahlberg, Matz, 2003. "An Empirical Approach for Evaluating Soft Budget Constraints," Working Paper Series 2003:28, Uppsala University, Department of Economics.
  10. Pettersson-Lidbom , Per, 2003. "Do Parties Matter for Fiscal Policy Choices? A Regression-Discontinuity Approach," Research Papers in Economics 2003:15, Stockholm University, Department of Economics.
  11. Pettersson Lidbom, Per, 2003. "A Test of the Rational Electoral-Cycle Hypothesis," Research Papers in Economics 2003:16, Stockholm University, Department of Economics.
  12. Pettersson Lidbom, Per, 2003. "Does the Size of the Legislature Affect the Size of Government? Evidence from a Natural Experiment," Research Papers in Economics 2003:18, Stockholm University, Department of Economics.


  1. Lena Nekby & Per Pettersson‐Lidbom, 2017. "Revisiting the Relationship between Ethnic Diversity and Preferences for Redistribution: Comment," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 119(2), pages 268-287, April.
  2. Björn Tyrefors Hinnerich & Per Pettersson‐Lidbom, 2014. "Democracy, Redistribution, and Political Participation: Evidence From Sweden 1919–1938," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 82(3), pages 961-993, May.
  3. Per Pettersson-Lidbom & Peter Skogman Thoursie, 2013. "Temporary Disability Insurance and Labor Supply: Evidence from a Natural Experiment," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 115(2), pages 485-507, April.
  4. Pettersson-Lidbom, Per, 2012. "Does the size of the legislature affect the size of government? Evidence from two natural experiments," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 96(3), pages 269-278.
  5. Per Pettersson-Lidbom, 2010. "Dynamic Commitment and the Soft Budget Constraint: An Empirical Test," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 2(3), pages 154-179, August.
  6. Pettersson-Lidbom, Per & Priks, Mikael, 2010. "Behavior under social pressure: Empty Italian stadiums and referee bias," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 108(2), pages 212-214, August.
  7. Per Pettersson-Lidbom, 2008. "Do Parties Matter for Economic Outcomes? A Regression-Discontinuity Approach," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 6(5), pages 1037-1056, September.
  8. Per Pettersson-Lidbom, 2001. "An Empirical Investigation of the Strategic Use of Debt," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 109(3), pages 570-583, June.

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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 8 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-POL: Positive Political Economics (4) 2004-03-14 2012-09-03 2017-07-02 2020-02-17
  2. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2017-07-02 2020-02-17
  3. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2017-07-02 2017-07-02
  4. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2003-11-30 2006-07-09
  5. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2006-07-09
  6. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2009-04-25
  7. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (1) 2017-07-02
  8. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2009-04-25
  9. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2003-11-30
  10. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2009-04-25
  11. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2006-07-09
  12. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2017-07-02
  13. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2020-02-17


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