Current research

Research grant:
Project title: Authority and Collective Action
with Marina Povitkina, Sverker Jagers, Bo Rothstein
Funding agency: Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet)
Duration: 2020-2023
Amount: 2 305 642 SEK (c.ca 215 700 Euros)

Publications in peer reviewed journals

  • Do What (You Think) the Rich Will Do: Inequality and Belief Formation in Public Goods Provision, J of Economic Psychology 2021,
    SSRN WP 2017, in the press
  • Last Word Not Yet Spoken: A Reinvestigation of Last Place Aversion with Aversion to Rank Reversals, Experimental Economics 2020,
    with Lisa Windsteiger (MPI Munich); SSRN WP 2019, Press: Der Standard
  • We, the Rich: Inequality, Identity and Cooperation, J of Economic Behavior and Organization 2020,
    with Peter Martinsson (U of Gothenburg); SSRN WP 2019

Policy papers

  • Covid-19 and socio-political attitudes in Europe: In competence we trust, VoxEU (CEPR Policy Portal) 2020

Working papers

  • Institutional Quality Causes Social Trust: Survey and Experimental Evidence on Trusting Under the Shadow of Doubt, SSRN WP 2020; R&R American Journal of Political Science
    with Sverker Jagers (U of Gothenburg), Marina Povitkina (U of Oslo and U of Gothenburg) and Bo Rothstein (U of Gothenburg)
  • The influence premium of monetary status, SSRN WP 2021;
    with Biljana Meiske (MPI Munich)
  • When Economic and Health Crises Collide – Causal Effects of Covid-19 on Political Attitudes, SSRN WP 2020
    with Gianmarco Daniele (U of Milan & Bocconi U), Francesco Passarelli (U of Turin & Bocconi U), Willem Sas (Stirling U & KU Leuven) and Lisa Windsteiger (MPI Munich)
  • Fear and Loathing in Times of Distress: Causal Impact of Social and Economic Insecurity on Anti-Immigration Sentiment, SSRN WP 2020
    with Gianmarco Daniele (U of Milan & Bocconi U), Francesco Passarelli (U of Turin & Bocconi U), Willem Sas (Stirling U & KU Leuven) and Lisa Windsteiger (MPI Munich)
  • Wind of Change? Survey Experimental Evidence on the COVID-19 Shock and Socio-Political Attitudes in Europe, SSRN WP 2020. Press: VoxEU, the Conversation;
    with Gianmarco Daniele (U of Milan and Bocconi University), Francesco Passarelli (U of Turin and Bocconi University), Willem Sas (Stirling U and KU Leuven) and Lisa Windsteiger (MPI Munich)
  • Asymmetric Conditional Cooperation: Survey Experimental Evidence from Tax Evasion,
    with Lisa Windsteiger (MPI Munich)
  • Immigration vs. Poverty: Causal Impact on Demand for Redistribution in a Survey Experiment, SSRN WP 2019. Press: Süddeutsche Zeitung
    with Lisa Windsteiger (MPI Munich)
  • Coordination Via Redistribution, SSRN WP 2017;
    with Peter Martinsson (U of Gothenburg) and Amrish Patel (U of East Anglia)

Projects:
The “revelation effect” of the law;
From Hitmen to Businessmen: Survey Experimental Evidence on Strategy Change and Public Perception of Organised Crime, with Gianmaria Campedelli (U of Trento), Gianmarco Daniele (U of Milan and Bocconi U) and Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi U)
Negative shocks and demand for redistribution: exploiting the Covid-19 epidemic in a before-during-after survey experiment, with Lisa Windsteiger (MPI Munich);
Trust in Unstable Environments;
Deliberation and efficiency as components of institutional quality, with Marina Povitkina (Oslo U and Gothenburg U), Sverker Jagers (Gothenburg U) and Bo Rothstein, (Gothenburg U)
– Authority and collective action, with Sverker Jagers (U. of Gothenburg), Marina Povitkina (U. of Gothenburg, U. of Oslo) and Bo Rothstein (U of Gothenburg);

My coauthor Lisa Windsteiger and I discussing our work