Petter Lundborg

Lund University School of Economics and Management

P.O Box 7080

Lund

Sweden

Tinbergen Institute

Burg. Oudlaan 50

Rotterdam, 3062 PA

Netherlands

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

The Height Premium in Earnings: The Role of Physical Capacity and Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4266
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
Petter Lundborg, Paul Nystedt and Dan-Olof Rooth
Lund University School of Economics and Management, Linkoping University and University of Kalmar
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earnings, height premium, cognitive and non-cognitive skills, physical capacity

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Fertility Effects on Female Labor Supply: IV Evidence from IVF Treatments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8609
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Petter Lundborg, Erik Plug and Astrid Würtz Rasmussen
Lund University School of Economics and Management, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and Aarhus University
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children, extensive and intensive fertility margins, female labor supply

The Health Returns to Education - What Can We Learn from Twins?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 08-027/3
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Mar 2008
Petter Lundborg
Lund University School of Economics and Management
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health production, education, schooling, twins, siblings, returns to education, ability bias

The Health Returns to Education: What Can We Learn from Twins?

IZA Working Paper No. 3399
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2008
Petter Lundborg
Lund University School of Economics and Management
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health production, education, schooling, twins, siblings, returns to education, ability bias

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No Country for Fat Men? Obesity, Earnings, Skills, and Health Among 450,000 Swedish Men

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4775
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Petter Lundborg, Paul Nystedt and Dan-Olof Rooth
Lund University School of Economics and Management, Linkoping University and University of Kalmar
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obesity, overweight, earnings, cognitive ability, non-cognitive ability, health, physical fitness

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On the Origins of Risk-Taking in Financial Markets

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, University College Dublin - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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Long-Term Effects of Childhood Nutrition: Evidence from a School Lunch Reform

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11234
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Jesper Alex-Petersen, Petter Lundborg and Dan-Olof Rooth
Lund University, Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Kalmar
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nutrition, early life, childhood, long-term, income, causal

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Critical Periods During Childhood and Adolescence: A Study of Adult Height Among Immigrant Siblings

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4140
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Apr 2009
University of Groningen, Lund University School of Economics and Management, Linkoping University and University of Kalmar
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developmental origins, fetal programming, age, height retardation, adult health, parental education, migration, early-life conditions

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The Economics of Grief

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7010
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Dec 2012
University of Groningen, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Uppsala University
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sickness absenteeism, depression, child mortality, labor supply, bereavement, employment, marriage, death, divorce, mental health, fertility

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The Effect of a Sibling's Gender on Earnings, Education and Family Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9128
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Noemi Peter, Petter Lundborg and H. Dinand Webbink
University of Groningen, Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
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sibling gender, sex composition, twins, income, schooling, fertility

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Parental Education and Offspring Outcomes: Evidence from the Swedish Compulsory Schooling Reform

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6570
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 May 2012
Petter Lundborg, Anton Nilsson and Dan-Olof Rooth
Lund University School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University and University of Kalmar
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education, cognitive skills, non-cognitive skills, health, causality, schooling reforms

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Obesity and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from the British NCDS

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4099
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Maarten Lindeboom, Petter Lundborg and Bas van der Klaauw
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Lund University School of Economics and Management and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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obesity, wages, employment, labor, endogeneity

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Poor Little Rich Kids? The Determinants of the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9227
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, University College Dublin - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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intergenerational mobility, nature versus nurture, portfolio allocation

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Pension Plans and Retirement Replacements Rates in the Netherlands

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 01/2009-057
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jun 2010
University of Groningen, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, Department of Economic Geography and Population Research Centre, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Lund University School of Economics and Management and De Nederlansdche Bank (DNB)
Downloads 67 (398,582)
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Replacement Rate, Expected Retirement, Oaxaca Decomposition

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Opportunity Cost and the Incidence of a Draft Lottery

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8057
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Aarhus University - National Centre for Register-Based Research, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Danish Transportation Research Institute
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conscription, military service, earnings, draft lottery

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The Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Exploring the Role of Skills and Health Using Data on Adoptees and Twins

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6099
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Nov 2011
Petter Lundborg, Martin Nordin and Dan-Olof Rooth
Lund University School of Economics and Management, Lund University and University of Kalmar
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intergenerational transmission, human capital, education, health, cognitive skills, non-cognitive skills, adoptees, twins

Learning to Take Risks? The Effect of Education on Risk-Taking in Financial Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8905
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Mar 2015
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, University College Dublin - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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education, financial market, risk-taking

Learning to Take Risks? The Effect of Education on Risk-Taking in Financial Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w21043
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, University College Dublin - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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Learning to Take Risks? The Effect of Education on Risk-Taking in Financial Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10525
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, University College Dublin - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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financial decision-making, portfolio choice, returns to education

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Mergers and Birth Outcomes: Evidence from Maternity Ward Closures

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11772
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Daniel Avdic, Petter Lundborg and Johan Vikström
Uppsala University, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Uppsala University
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quality of care, hospital closure, birth outcomes

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Nature, Nurture and Egalitarian Policy: What Can We Learn from Molecular Genetics?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4585
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Petter Lundborg and Anders Stenberg
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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gene, environment, interaction, molecular genetics, inequality

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Early Life Health and Adult Earnings: Evidence from a Large Sample of Siblings and Twins

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5804
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jul 2011
Petter Lundborg, Anton Nilsson and Dan-Olof Rooth
Lund University School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University and University of Kalmar
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earnings, health, specific conditions, siblings, twins

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Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Is it a One-Way Street?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9280
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Petter Lundborg and Kaveh Majlesi
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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human capital, mortality, education

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On the Origins of Risk-Taking

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9178
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, University College Dublin - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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intergenerational mobility, nature versus nurture, portfolio allocation

On the Origins of Risk-Taking

NBER Working Paper No. w21332
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, University College Dublin - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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On the Origins of Risk-Taking

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10694
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, University College Dublin - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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nature versus nurture, Portfolio choice, risk-taking

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Socioeconomic Heterogeneity in the Effect of Health Shocks on Earnings: Evidence from Population-Wide Data on Swedish Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6121
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Petter Lundborg, Martin Nilsson and Johan Vikström
Lund University School of Economics and Management, Uppsala University and Uppsala University
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health, health shocks, socioeconomic status, life-cycle

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Income Receipt and Mortality: Evidence from Swedish Public Sector Employees

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8389
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Elvira Andersson, Petter Lundborg and Johan Vikström
Lund University, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Uppsala University
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income, mortality, health, consumption, liquidity constraints, permanent income hypothesis

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Poor Little Rich Kids? The Role of Nature Versus Nurture in Wealth and Other Economic Outcomes and Behaviors

NBER Working Paper No. w21409
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 27 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2020
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, University College Dublin - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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Learning-by-Doing in a Highly Skilled Profession When Stakes are High: Evidence from Advanced Cancer Surgery

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8099
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
Daniel Avdic, Petter Lundborg and Johan Vikström
Uppsala University, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Uppsala University
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hospital volume, learning-by-doing, cancer surgery, survival, causal effect

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Brothers in Arms: Spillovers from a Draft Lottery

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10483
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Aarhus University - National Centre for Register-Based Research, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Danish Transportation Research Institute
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peer effect, social interactions, family networks, military service, draft lottery

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Birth Weight in the Long-Run

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9175
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Prashant Bharadwaj, Petter Lundborg and Dan-Olof Rooth
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Kalmar
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birth weight, early life, permanent income, unemployment sickness absence, life-cycle, mortality

Birth Weight in the Long Run

NBER Working Paper No. w21354
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
Prashant Bharadwaj, Petter Lundborg and Dan-Olof Rooth
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Kalmar
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Mothers Do Matter: New Evidence on the Effect of Parents' Schooling on Children's Schooling Using Swedish Twin Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5946
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Vikesh Amin, Petter Lundborg and Dan-Olof Rooth
Central Michigan University, Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Kalmar
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twins, twin-fixed effects, schooling, intergenerational mobility

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Following in Your Father's Footsteps: A Note on the Intergenerational Transmission of Income between Twin Fathers and Their Sons

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5990
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
Vikesh Amin, Petter Lundborg and Dan-Olof Rooth
Central Michigan University, Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Kalmar
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twins, income, intergenerational transmission, intergenerational mobility

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Does Early Life Health Predict Schooling within Twin Pairs?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5803
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Jul 2011
Petter Lundborg, Anton Nilsson and Dan-Olof Rooth
Lund University School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University and University of Kalmar
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twins, twin-fixed effects, schooling, returns to schooling, ability bias, health

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Utilisation of Physician Services in the 50+ Population. The Relative Importance of Individual Versus Institutional Factors in 10 European Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w14096
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2010
Lund University - Centre for Health Economics, Lund University, Lund University - Centre for Health Economics and Lund University School of Economics and Management
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Health and Unemployment During Macroeconomic Crises

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9174
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Prashant Bharadwaj, Petter Lundborg and Dan-Olof Rooth
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Kalmar
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early life, birth weight, economic crises, shocks, unemployment

Health and Unemployment During Macroeconomic Crises

NBER Working Paper No. w21353
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 07 May 2021
Prashant Bharadwaj, Petter Lundborg and Dan-Olof Rooth
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Kalmar
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Poor Little Rich Kids? The Role of Nature Versus Nurture in Wealth and Other Economic Outcomes and Behaviors

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13559
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 07 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, University College Dublin - Department of Economics, Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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intergenerational mobility, Wealth Inequality

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Do Education and Income Really Explain Inequalities in Health? Applying a Twin Design

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, Issue 1, pp. 25-48, 2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Lund University, Lund University School of Economics and Management, Independent and Jonkoping University
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Education, health inequality, income, twins

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Your Next of Kin or Your Own Career? Caring and Working Among the 50+ of Europe

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 25 Jun 2007
Petter Lundborg, Kristian Bolin and Björn Lindgren
Lund University School of Economics and Management, Lund University - Centre for Health Economics and Lund University - Centre for Health Economics

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Informal care; Labour-market outcomes; Endogeneity; Europe; SHARE

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Does Obesity Affect Employment? Evidence from the NCDS

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 21 Jun 2007
Petter Lundborg, Bas van der Klaauw and Maarten Lindeboom
Lund University School of Economics and Management, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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obesity, body mass index, health, labour, employment, endogeneity