Henrik Jordahl

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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Box 55665

Grevgatan 34, 2nd floor

Stockholm, SE-102 15

Sweden

http://www.ifn.se/hj

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

IZA

Research fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

The Looks of a Winner: Beauty, Gender, and Electoral Success

CESifo Working Paper No. 2002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jun 2007
Niclas Berggren, Henrik Jordahl and Panu Poutvaara
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and University of Helsinki - Department of Economics
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beauty, gender, elections, political candidates, beauty premium

The Looks of a Winner: Beauty, Gender and Electoral Success

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2311
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Sep 2006
Panu Poutvaara, Niclas Berggren and Henrik Jordahl
University of Helsinki - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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beauty, gender, elections, political candidates, beauty premium

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Inequality and Trust

Published as "Economic inequality" in Svendsen, G. T. and Svendsen, G. L. H. (eds.), Handbook of Social Capital, Edward Elgar, 2009, IFN Working Paper No. 715
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Henrik Jordahl
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Trust, Inequality, Social Capital, Social Ties, Networks

Selfish and Prospective: Theory and Evidence of Pocketbook Voting

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2489
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Mikael Elinder, Henrik Jordahl and Panu Poutvaara
Uppsala University - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and University of Helsinki - Department of Economics
Downloads 116 (237,354)
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elections, economic voting, pocketbook voting, self-interest, prospective voting, retrospective voting, child care

Selfish and Prospective: Theory and Evidence of Pocketbook Voting

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3763
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Oct 2008
Mikael Elinder, Henrik Jordahl and Panu Poutvaara
Uppsala University - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and University of Helsinki - Department of Economics
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elections, economic voting, pocketbook voting, self-interest, prospective voting, retrospective voting, child care

Selfish and Prospective: Theory and Evidence of Pocketbook Voting

Published as "Promises, policies and pocketbook voting" in European Economic Review, 75 (April), 177-194, 2015, IFN Working Paper No. 770
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Mikael Elinder, Panu Poutvaara and Henrik Jordahl
Uppsala University - Department of Economics, University of Helsinki - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Elections, Economic voting, Pocketbook voting, Self-interest, Prospective voting, Retrospective voting, Child care

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Outsourcing Public Services: Ownership, Competition, Quality and Contracting

IFN Working Paper No. 874
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Fredrik Andersson and Henrik Jordahl
Lund University - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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outsourcing, contracts, tendering, ownership, competition, quality

The Right Look: Conservative Politicians Look Better and Their Voters Reward It

Published as: Berggren, Niclas, Jordahl, Henrik and Poutvaara, Panu (2017). "The Right Look: Conservative Politicians Look Better and Voters Reward It". Journal of Public Economics, 146 (February): 79-86, IFN Working Paper No. 855
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2017
Niclas Berggren, Henrik Jordahl and Panu Poutvaara
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and University of Helsinki - Department of Economics
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Beauty, Elections, Political candidates, Appearance, Ideology, Parties

The Right Look: Conservative Politicians Look Better and Their Voters Reward it

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3310
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jan 2011
Niclas Berggren, Henrik Jordahl and Panu Poutvaara
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and University of Helsinki - Department of Economics
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beauty, elections, political candidates, appearance, ideology, parties

The Right Look: Conservative Politicians Look Better and Their Voters Reward it

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5513
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
Niclas Berggren, Henrik Jordahl and Panu Poutvaara
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and University of Helsinki - Department of Economics
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beauty, elections, political candidates, appearance, ideology, parties

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Does Free Trade Really Reduce Growth? Further Testing Using the Economic Freedom Index

Public Choice, Vol. 122, Nos. 1-2, pp. 99-114, 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Oct 2006
Niclas Berggren and Henrik Jordahl
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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free trade, economic freedom, economic growth

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The Political Opinions of Swedish Social Scientists

Finnish Economic Papers, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 75-88, 2009, IFN Working Paper No. 711
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2011
Niclas Berggren, Henrik Jordahl and Charlotta Stern
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Stockholm University - Institute for Social Research
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Academics, Social Scientists, Policy Views, Political Opinions, Party Sympathies

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Trust and Growth: A Shaky Relationship

IFN Working Paper No. 705, Empirical Economics, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 251-274, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2009
Mikael Elinder, Niclas Berggren and Henrik Jordahl
Uppsala University - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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trust, growth, robustness, social capital, outliers

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Optimal Utilitarian Taxation and Horizontal Equity

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 977
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Henrik Jordahl and Luca Micheletto
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Bocconi University
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Horizontal Equity, Optimal Taxation, Heterogeneous Preferences, Utilitarianism

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An Economic Analysis of Voting in Sweden

Public Choice, 127 (3), 251-265, 2006, Uppsala Univ., Economics Working Paper No. 2001:18
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Henrik Jordahl
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 101 (260,248)
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Elections, voting behavior, pocketbook voting, self-interest, public interest

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Merged Municipalities, Higher Debt: On Free-Riding and the Common Pool Problem in Politics

Public Choice, Vol. 143, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Henrik Jordahl and Che-Yuan Liang
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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common pool, free-riding, local government amalgamation, difference-in-differences

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Political Preferences and Public Sector Outsourcing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6632
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Mikael Elinder and Henrik Jordahl
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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outsourcing, ideology, public provision, contracting out, child care, education

Political Preferences and Public Sector Outsourcing

IFN Working Paper No. 877, European Journal of Political Economy, 30 (June), 43-57, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Mikael Elinder and Henrik Jordahl
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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outsourcing, ideology, public provision, contracting out

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Inequality and Trust: Some Inequalities are More Harmful than Others

Published as "Inequality and trust in Sweden: Some inequalities are more harmful than others", Journal of Public Economics, 92 (1-2), 348-365, 2008, Uppsala University Economics Working Paper No. 2006:3
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Magnus J. Gustavsson and Henrik Jordahl
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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trust, social capital, inequality

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Faces of Politicians: Babyfacedness Predicts Inferred Competence but Not Electoral Success

IFN Working Paper No. 803, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 1132-1135, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2009
Panu Poutvaara, Henrik Jordahl and Niclas Berggren
University of Helsinki - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 64 (341,208)
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Babyfacedness, Competence, Beauty, Trustworthiness, Elections

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Comment on Education Returns of Wage Earners and Self-Employed Workers

Published as "Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Comment" in Economics of Education Review 28, 641-644, 2009, IFN Working Paper No. 762
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Henrik Jordahl, Panu Poutvaara and Juha Tuomala
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), University of Helsinki - Department of Economics and Government of the Republic of Finland - VATT Institute for Economic Research
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Education, Entrepreneurship, Human capital, EGIV estimator

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Outsourcing Public Services: Contractibility, Cost, and Quality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12401
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Fredrik Andersson, Henrik Jordahl and Jens Josephson
Lund University - School of Economics and Management, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Stockholm University
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publicly provided goods, property rights, privatization

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Management Practices and the Quality of Primary Care

IFN Working Paper No. 1174
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 May 2018
Jannis Angelis, Anna GlenngÄrd and Henrik Jordahl
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Lund University - School of Economics and Management and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Management quality, primary care, quality of care, accessibility, World Management Survey

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Free to Trust: Economic Freedom and Social Capital

Kyklos, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 141-169, May 2006
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 May 2006
Niclas Berggren and Henrik Jordahl
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Exploring Digital Time Measurement in the Public Sector: Labor Productivity and Service Quality in Home Care

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
Lovisa Persson and Henrik Jordahl
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Public sector productivity, digitalization, time use, choice reforms

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Central Bank Conservatism and Labor Market Regulation

European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 345-363
Posted: 18 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2009
Henrik Jordahl and Stefan Laseen
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Sveriges Riksbank - Monetary Policy Department

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Central bank independence, labor market regulation, credibility, flexibility, inflation, unemployment