News VISITING: Louisa Roos and Naomi Crowther <p>During October 2023, PhD students Louisa Roos and Naomi Crowther from Trinity College Dublin, will visit UCFS.</p> Tue, 03 Oct 2023 07:11:00 GMT 2023-10-03T07:11:00Z Davide Cipullo awarded Arnberg Prize <p>We congratulate our former PhD student&nbsp;<a href="">Davide Cipullo</a>&nbsp;who has been awarded&nbsp;<a href="">the Arnberg Prize 2023 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences</a>. Dr. Cipullo receives the award for his thesis &quot;<em>Political Careers, Government Stability and Electoral Cycles&quot;.</em></p> Tue, 19 Sep 2023 06:49:00 GMT 2023-09-19T06:49:00Z THE 2022 LINDAHL LECTURES Wed, 30 Nov 2022 09:25:00 GMT 2022-11-30T09:25:00Z PhD-course in public economics in Helsinki <p>UCFS co-organized the PhD-course in public economics in Helsinki 31 May&nbsp;to 3 June.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:43:00 GMT 2022-06-30T12:43:00Z VISITING: UCFS have had four visitors during the spring. <p>UCFS have had four visitors&nbsp;during the spring at the Department of Economics.</p> Wed, 09 Mar 2022 17:49:00 GMT 2022-03-09T17:49:00Z REPORT: How should consumption be taxed? <p>UCFS-affiliated Spencer Bastani presents his new SNS-report with the title: How should consumption be taxed?</p> Tue, 01 Jun 2021 12:07:00 GMT 2021-06-01T12:07:00Z Rescheduled: PhD course on Public Economics Helsinki <p><strong>The PhD-course in Public Economics and the meeting of TAPES (Trans-Atlantic Public Economics Seminar) are both rescheduled to a later date due to the Corona outbreak. A new date will be announced at a later stage.</strong></p> <p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:29:00 GMT 2020-02-25T12:29:00Z VISITING: Madhinee Valeyatheepillay <p>Madhinee Valeyatheepillay is a PhD candidate at the Ifo Centre for International Institutional Comparisons and Migration Research and Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich since October 2016 and will be visiting UCFS from January to March 2020.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2019 16:02:00 GMT 2019-12-09T16:02:00Z Political Economy Workshop <p>Students and faculty members&nbsp;interested in political economy gathered for a one-day workshop in the Economics department on the 19th of November.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2019 15:03:00 GMT 2019-11-25T15:03:00Z VISITING: Ole Agersnap <p>Ole Agersnap<strong>&nbsp;</strong>is visiting the department from October 25 to November 1.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2019 14:00:00 GMT 2019-11-04T14:00:00Z VISITING: Professor Panu Poutvaara <p>Professor Panu Poutvaara is visiting UCFS &nbsp;October 7-10.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2019 09:25:00 GMT 2019-10-09T09:25:00Z VISITING: Javier Vazquez-Grenno, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona <p>Javier Vazquez-Grenno is visiting UCFS September 17-21.&nbsp;Javier is Assistant Professor at IEB (Institut d'Economia de Barcelona)&nbsp;at the Universitat de Barcelona.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2019 10:14:00 GMT 2019-09-17T10:14:00Z Cristina Bratu defends her thesis <p><strong>Cristina Bratu disputerar m&aring;ndag 16 september kl.10.15 i H&ouml;rsal 2, Ekonomikum, Kyrkog&aring;rdsgatan 10 med avhandlingen&nbsp;</strong><a href=";faces-redirect=true&amp;language=sv&amp;searchType=SIMPLE&amp;query=cristina+bratu&amp;af=%5B%5D&amp;aq=%5B%5B%5D%5D&amp;aq2=%5B%5B%5D%5D&amp;aqe=%5B%5D&amp;pid=diva2%3A1331509&amp;noOfRows=50&amp;sortOrder=author_sort_asc&amp;sortOrder2=title_sort_asc&amp;onlyFullText=false&amp;sf=all">Immigration: Policies, Mobility, and Integration</a><strong>. Cristinas avhandling best&aring;r av fyra uppsatser om invandringsrelaterade fr&aring;gor. Uppsatserna behandlar &auml;mnen som effekterna av arbetskraftsinvandring p&aring; f&ouml;retag och individer, effekterna av invandringspolitiska &aring;tg&auml;rder&nbsp;p&aring; antal och sammans&auml;ttning vad g&auml;ller m&auml;nniskors r&ouml;rlighet &ouml;ver landgr&auml;nserna, samt integration av barn till invandrare.</strong></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:22:00 GMT 2019-09-16T11:22:00Z Arnaldur Stefánsson defends his thesis <p><strong>Arnaldur Stef&aacute;nsson defends his thesis&nbsp;</strong><a href=";pid=diva2%3A1328901&amp;c=1&amp;searchType=SIMPLE&amp;language=sv&amp;query=Essays+in+Public+Finance+and+Behavioral+Economics&amp;af=%5B%5D&amp;aq=%5B%5B%5D%5D&amp;aq2=%5B%5B%5D%5D&amp;aqe=%5B%5D&amp;noOfRows=50&amp;sortOrder=author_sort_asc&amp;sortOrder2=title_sort_asc&amp;onlyFullText=false&amp;sf=all">Essays in Public Finance and Behavioral Economics</a><strong>&nbsp;Friday September 6 at 1:15, Lecture Hall 2, Ekonomikum, Kyrkog&aring;rdsgatan 10. Arnaldur's thesis consists of five self-contained essays. The essays cover different fields of public finance and behavioral economics, addressing how individuals make decisions and respond to policy instruments, and the implications of this behavior for the government.</strong></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:18:00 GMT 2019-09-16T11:18:00Z REPORT: The Future of Swedish Municipalities <p>Swedish municipalities are facing major challenges in the future. An aging population implies an increased demand for care services. At the same time, a decreasing number of people of working age will have to provide for an increasing number of people who do not work. Furthermore, Sweden has undergone a significant process of urbanization that has led to substantially different conditions for urban and rural municipalities, respectively. In addition, Sweden has received a large number of refugees, many of whom are young, which entails challenges for the education sector.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2019 13:12:00 GMT 2019-03-01T13:12:00Z REPORT: The Complexity of the Occupational Pension System <p>As life expectancy is increasing, we need to put aside a larger part of our life-time earnings as pension savings, either through the public or occupational pension system, or through private savings. However, the complexity of the occupational pension system has made it difficult for us to understand how our financial situation will be during retirement, according to the authors behind the new report:</p> <p><a href=""><em>The Complexity of the Occupational Pension System.</em></a></p> Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:20:00 GMT 2019-01-22T07:20:00Z AWARD: The Peggy and Richard Musgrave Prize to Olle Folke and Johanna Rickne <p>The 2018 IIPF Peggy and Richard Musgrave Prize has been awarded to&nbsp;UCFS-fellows <strong>Olle Folke</strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>Johanna Rickne</strong>&nbsp;for their paper &quot;All the Single Ladies: Job Promotions and the Durability of Marriage&rdquo;.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:44:00 GMT 2018-10-16T12:44:00Z WORKSHOP: Behavioural Public Economics in June 2019 <p>Save the date!</p> <p></p> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:17:00 GMT 2018-09-21T07:17:00Z REPORT: Per Engström, Johannes Hagen and Arnaldur Stefansson on nudges <p>UCFS-members Per Engstr&ouml;m, Johannes Hagen and Arnaldur Stefansson write about how nudges can increase take-up of housing allowances among Swedish pensioners (together with E Forsell).</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2018 12:33:00 GMT 2018-09-04T12:33:00Z MEDIA: Eva Mörk on the effects of the EITC <p>UCFS-Director Eva M&ouml;rk is interviewed about new research on the effects of the EITC (earned income tax credit).</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2018 09:04:00 GMT 2018-09-04T09:04:00Z