Björn Tyrefors

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Researcher

Box 55665

Grevgatan 34, 2nd floor

Stockholm, SE-102 15

Sweden

http://www.ifn.se

Stockholm University - Department of Economics

Researcher

Universitetsvägen 10 A

House A, floor 4 and 7

Frescati, Stockholm

Sweden

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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232

SSRN CITATIONS

3

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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The Housing Wealth Effect: Quasi-Experimental Evidence

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 19-5
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 14 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2019
Dany Kessel, Björn Tyrefors and Roine Vestman
Sodertorn University (University College of Southern Stockholm), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Stockholm University - Department of Economics
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house prices, housing wealth, consumption, house price elasticity, marginal propensity to consume, collateral effect

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Gender Grading Bias at Stockholm University: Quasi-Experimental Evidence From an Anonymous Grading Reform

IFN Working Paper No. 1226, 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Mar 2019
Joakim Jansson and Björn Tyrefors
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Discrimination, Gender Stereotypes, Natural Experiment, Biased Grading, University

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Gender Grading Bias in Junior High School Mathematics

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Mar 2019
Petter Berg, Ola Palmgren and Björn Tyrefors
Stockholm University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Educational Economics; Gender; Grading Bias; Mathematics

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Quality and Efficiency Between Public and Private Firms: Evidence From Ambulance Services

IFN Working Paper No. 1365
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Daniel Knutsson and Björn Tyrefors
Research Institute of Industrial Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Public outsourcing, Pre-hospital care, Healthcare quality, Health

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The Impact of Banning Mobile Phones in Swedish Secondary Schools

Economics of Education Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Aug 2020
Dany Kessel, Hulda Lif Hardardottir and Björn Tyrefors
Sodertorn University (University College of Southern Stockholm), Stockholm University and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Mobile Phone Ban; Student Performance

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The Role of the Weighted Voting System in Investments in Local Public Education: Evidence from a New Historical Database

IFN Working Paper No. 1315, 2020
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Erik Lindgren, Per Pettersson‐Lidbom and Björn Tyrefors
Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Political Institutions; Education; Human Capital; Development

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The Genius is a Male: Stereotypes and Same-Sex Bias in Exam Grading in Economics at Stockholm University

IFN Working Paper No. 1362
Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Joakim Jansson and Björn Tyrefors
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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Grading bias, University, Discrimination, Education, Anonymous grading, Samesex bias

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Political Power, Resistance to Technological Change and Economic Development: Evidence from the 19th Century Sweden

IFN Working Paper No. 1172
Posted: 28 Jun 2017
Björn Tyrefors, Per Pettersson-Lidbom and Erik Lindgren
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm University - Department of Economics and Independent

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Gender Quotas in the Board Room and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Credible Threat in Sweden

IFN Working Paper No. 1165
Posted: 19 Apr 2017
Björn Tyrefors and Joakim Jansson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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Gender quotas; Corporate boards; Firm performance

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Age-Dependent Court Sentences and Crime Bunching: Empirical Evidence from Swedish Administrative Data

IFN Working Paper No. 1163
Posted: 19 Apr 2017
Björn Tyrefors, Marten Palme and Mikael Priks
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Department of Economics

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General deterrence; Prison; Sorting; Age thresholds

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The Impact of Upper-Secondary Voucher School Attendance on Student Achievement. Swedish Evidence Using External and Internal Evaluations

IFN Working Paper No. 1127
Posted: 30 Mar 2017
Björn Tyrefors and Jonas Vlachos
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Stockholm University - Department of Economics

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Voucher schools, student achievement, grading standards

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Discrimination Against Students with Foreign Backgrounds: Evidence from Grading in Swedish Public High Schools. 

Education Economics Volume 23, 2015 - Issue 6
Posted: 30 Mar 2017
Björn Tyrefors
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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discrimination, education, grading, teacher bias

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Democracy, Redistribution, and Political Participation: Evidence from Sweden 1919-1938

Econometrica, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2017
Posted: 30 Mar 2017
Björn Tyrefors
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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Elite capture; direct democracy; redistribution; regression discontinuity design

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Automated Essay Scoring for Swedish

Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (2013)
Posted: 30 Mar 2017
Björn Tyrefors
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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Gender and Ethnic Discrimination in the Rental Housing Market

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Björn Tyrefors
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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discrimination, field experiment, housing market, Internet

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Do Merging Local Governments Free Ride on Their Counterparts When Facing Boundary Reform?

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 93, No. 5-6, 2009
Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Björn Tyrefors
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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Amalgamations; Annexations; Boundary reforms; Common pool; Difference-in-difference; Fiscal policy; Free riding; Local governments

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Are Boys Discriminated in Swedish High Schools?

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2011
Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Björn Tyrefors
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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Discrimination; Educational economics; Efficiency; Field experiments; Gender; Grading