Bertil Holmlund

Uppsala University - Department of Economics

Professor

SE-75120 Uppsala

Sweden

http://www.nek.uu.se/faculty/holmlund/index.html

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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What Do Labor Market Institutions Do?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7809
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Dec 2013
Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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minimum wages, unemployment insurance, employment protection

What Do Labor Market Institutions Do?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4582
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 69 (286,980)

Abstract:

minimum wages, unemployment insurance, employment protection

Improving Incentives in Unemployment Insurance: A Review of Recent Research

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 922; Uppsala University, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 2003:10
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Peter Fredriksson and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 207 (123,751)
Citation 34

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Unemployment Insurance, Search, Monitoring, Sanctions, Workfare

Improving Incentives in Unemployment Insurance: A Review of Recent Research

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 357-386, July 2006
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Peter Fredriksson and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Optimal Unemployment Insurance with Monitoring and Sanctions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 616; IZA Discussion Paper No. 401; Uppsala University Working Paper 2001:20
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Nov 2001
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Uppsala University - Department of Economics, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Department of Economics
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Citation 21

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Unemployment Insurance, Search, Sanctions

Optimal Unemployment Insurance with Monitoring and Sanctions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3082
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Dec 2001
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Uppsala University - Department of Economics, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Department of Economics
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Unemployment insurance, search, sanctions

Optimal Unemployment Insurance With Monitoring and Sanctions

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, No. 518, pp. 399-421, March 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Apr 2007
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Uppsala University - Department of Economics, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Department of Economics
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The Rise and Fall of Swedish Unemployment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 918; Uppsala University Economics Working Paper No. 2003:13
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Citation 10

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Unemployment, Employment, Macroeconomic Shocks, Labor Market Institutions

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Tax Evasion and Self-Employment in a High-Tax Country: Evidence from Sweden

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1736
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Jun 2006
Per Engstrom and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 175 (134,408)
Citation 5

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tax evasion, self-employment, Engel curves

Monetary Policy and Swedish Unemployment Fluctuations

CESifo Working Paper No. 2044, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2933
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jul 2007
Annika Alexius and Bertil Holmlund
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 108 (215,041)
Citation 1

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unemployment, monetary policy, structural VAR

Monetary Policy and Swedish Unemployment Fluctuations

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-34
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Annika Alexius and Bertil Holmlund
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (379,412)
Citation 1

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Unemployment, Monetary policy, structural VARs

Monetary Policy and Swedish Unemployment Fluctuations

Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 2, 2008-4
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Annika Alexius and Bertil Holmlund
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (422,479)
Citation 1

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Unemployment, monetary policy, structural VARs

Temporary Work in Turbulent Times: The Swedish Experience

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 671; Uppsala University, Dept. of Economics Working Paper 2002:1
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jan 2002
Bertil Holmlund and Donald Storrie
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Göteborg University - Department of Economics
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Citation 27

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Temporary Jobs, Labor Market Dynamics, Unemployment

Temporary Work in Turbulent Times: The Swedish Experience

Economic Journal, Vol. 112, pp. F245-F269, 2002
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Dec 2002
Bertil Holmlund and Donald Storrie
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Göteborg University - Department of Economics
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Mind the Gap? Estimating the Effects of Postponing Higher Education

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1792
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Sep 2006
Bertil Holmlund, Qian Liu and Oskar Nordstrom Skans
Uppsala University - Department of Economics, Uppsala University and IFAU - Office of Labour Market Policy Evaluation
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Abstract:

timing of education, schooling interruptions, returns to work experience

Mind the Gap? Estimating the Effects of Postponing Higher Education

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 60, Issue 4, pp. 683-710, 2008
Posted: 02 Oct 2008
Bertil Holmlund, Qian Liu and Oskar Nordström Skans
Uppsala University - Department of Economics, Uppsala University and Uppsala University

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Estimating Income Responses to Tax Changes: A Dynamic Panel Data Approach

CESifo Working Paper No. 2121, IZA Discussion Paper No. 3088
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Oct 2007
Bertil Holmlund and Martin Söderström
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

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marginal tax rates, progressive taxes, earned income, tax reform

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Worker Absenteeism in Search Equilibrium

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1607
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Dec 2005
Per Engstrom and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

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absenteeism, search, unemployment, social insurance

Worker Absenteeism in Search Equilibrium

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2947
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Aug 2007
Per Engstrom and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

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absenteeism, search, unemployment, social insurance

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Do Benefit Cuts Boost Job Findings? Swedish Evidence from the 1990s

Uppsala University Economics Working Paper No. 1999:20, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 365
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Dec 1999
Kenneth Carling, Bertil Holmlund and Altin Vejsiu
Uppsala University, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Citation 31

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Unemployment duration, unemployment benefits

Labor Taxation in Search Equilibrium with Home Production

Uppsala University Economics Working Paper No. 2000:1; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 462
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2000
Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

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Home Production, Job Search, Unemployment, Taxation

Labor Taxation in Search Equilibrium with Home Production

German Economic Review, Vol. 3, pp. 415-430, 2002
Posted: 16 Jan 2003
Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics

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International Spillover Effects Of Sectoral Tax Differentiation In Unionized Economies

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 295
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Mar 2001
Bertil Holmlund and Ann-Sofie Kolm
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University
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Citation 3

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Economic integration, imperfect competition, wage determination, policy cooperation

International Spillover Effects of Sectoral Tax Differentiation in Unionized Economies

CESifo Working Paper No. 295
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Aug 2000
Bertil Holmlund and Ann-Sofie Kolm
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University
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Economic Integration, Imperfect Competition, Wage Determination, Policy Cooperation

Do Benefit Hikes Damage Job Finding? Evidence from Swedish Unemployment Insurance Reforms

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1460
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Apr 2005
Helge Bennmarker, Bertil Holmlund and Kenneth Carling
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University
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Citation 6

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unemployment duration, unemployment benefits

Do Benefit Hikes Damage Job Finding? Evidence from Swedish Unemployment Insurance Reforms

Labour, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 85-120, March 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
Helge Bennmarker, Kenneth Carling and Bertil Holmlund
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Sickness Absence and Search Unemployment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1227
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Jul 2004
Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Citation 3

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sickness absence, search, unemployment, sickness benefits, unemployment

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Optimal Taxation in Search Equilibrium with Home Production

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 613; Uppsala University Working Paper No. 2001:19
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Nov 2001
Per Engstrom, Bertil Holmlund and Ann-Sofie Kolm
Uppsala University - Department of Economics, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University
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Citation 5

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Taxation, Home Production, Search, Unemployment

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Citation 34

Optimal Unemployment Insurance in Search Equilibrium

Uppsala Univ. Dept. of Economics WP 1998:2
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Mar 1998
Peter Fredriksson and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Citation 34

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Optimal Unemployment Insurance in Search Equilibrium

Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 370-399, April 2001
Posted: 17 Nov 2001
Peter Fredriksson and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics

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Job search, unemployment, unemployment insurance

Vacancy Referrals, Job Search, and the Duration of Unemployment: A Randomized Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3991
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Per Engstrom, Patrik Hesselius and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics, IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (351,095)

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vacancy referral, job matching, job search, randomized experiment

Vacancy Referrals, Job Search, and the Duration of Unemployment: A Randomized Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2552
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
Per Engstrom, Patrik Hesselius and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics, IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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vacancy referral, job matching, job search, randomized experiment

Part-Time Unemployment and Optimal Unemployment Insurance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3370
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Mar 2011
Susanne Ek and Bertil Holmlund
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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job search, part-time unemployment, unemployment insurance

Part-Time Unemployment and Optimal Unemployment Insurance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5540
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Susanne Ek and Bertil Holmlund
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (399,607)

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job search, part-time unemployment, unemployment insurance

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Lifetime Versus Annual Tax Progressivity: Sweden, 1968-2009

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3856
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Jul 2012
Niklas Bengtsson, Bertil Holmlund and Daniel Waldenström
Uppsala University, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics
Downloads 65 (238,744)

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tax progressivity, income distribution, lifetime income, redistributive effect, Kakwani index, transfers

Family Job Search, Wage Bargaining, and Optimal Unemployment Insurance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2920
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2010
Susanne Ek and Bertil Holmlund
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 47 (347,864)
Citation 1

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job search, wage bargaining, wage differentials, unemployment, unemployment insurance

Family Job Search, Wage Bargaining, and Optimal Unemployment Insurance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4701
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Susanne Ek and Bertil Holmlund
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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job search, wage bargaining, wage differentials, unemployment, unemployment insurance

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Optimal Umemployment Insurance Design: Time Limits, Monitoring, or Workfare?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1019
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Aug 2003
Peter Fredriksson and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 56 (297,726)
Citation 16

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unemployment insurance, search, monitoring, sanctions, workfare

Asymmetry and Spillover Effects in the North American Equity Markets

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-35
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Giorgio Canarella, Bertil Holmlund and Stephen K. Pollard
California State University, Los Angeles - Department of Economics & Statistics, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and TUI University
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APARCH, Asymmetric Spillovers, North American Stock Markets

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Wage Dispersion between and within Plants: Sweden 1985-2000

NBER Working Paper No. w13021
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Oskar Nordstrom Skans, Per-Anders Edin and Bertil Holmlund
IFAU - Office of Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Wage and Employment Determination in Volatile Times: Sweden 1913-1939

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3799
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 May 2012
Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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wage determination, labor demand, interwar labor markets

Wage and Employment Determination in Volatile Times: Sweden 1913-1939

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6509
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 May 2012
Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (535,979)

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wage determination, labor demand, interwar labor markets

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The Swedish Wage Stucture: The Rise and Fall of Solidarity Wage Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w4257
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Aug 2007
Per-Anders Edin and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 15 (467,154)
Citation 26

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Lifetime Versus Annual Tax Progressivity: Sweden, 1968–2009

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6641
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
Niklas Bengtsson, Bertil Holmlund and Daniel Waldenström
Uppsala University, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics
Downloads 14 (456,761)

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tax progressivity, income distribution, lifetime income, redistributive effect, Kakwani index, transfers

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Worker Absenteeism in Search Equilibrium

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 109, Issue 3, pp. 439-467, September 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Nov 2007
Per Engström and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Lifetime Versus Annual Tax‐And‐Transfer Progressivity: Sweden, 1968–2009

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, Issue 4, pp. 619-645, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Nov 2016
Niklas Bengtsson, Bertil Holmlund and Daniel Waldenström
Uppsala University, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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Income distribution, lifetime income, redistributive effect, tax progressivity, transfers

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Vacancy Referrals, Job Search, and the Duration of Unemployment: A Randomized Experiment

LABOUR, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 419-435, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Per Engström, Patrik Hesselius and Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University, IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and Uppsala University - Department of Economics
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The Swedish Unemployment Experience

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 109-125, 2009
Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Bertil Holmlund
Uppsala University - Department of Economics

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unemployment, monetary policy, labour-market institutions, E24, E58, J64

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Tax Differentiation, Search Unemployment, and Home Production

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 57, Issue 4, pp. 610-633, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Per Engstrom, Bertil Holmlund and Ann-Sofie Kolm
Uppsala University - Department of Economics, Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University

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Environmental Tax Reform in a Small Open Economy with Structural Unemployment

Posted: 12 Feb 1997
Bertil Holmlund and Ann-Sofie Kolm
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University

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Environmental Tax Reform in a Small Open Economy with Structural Unemployment

International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 7, Issue 3, May 2000
Posted: 30 May 2000
Bertil Holmlund and Ann-Sofie Kolm
Uppsala University - Department of Economics and Uppsala University

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environmental tax reform, wage bargaining, equilibrium unemployment