Anders Bjorklund

Stockholm University

Professor

Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)

S-106 91 Stockholm

Sweden

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

American Exceptionalism in a New Light: A Comparison of Intergenerational Earnings Mobility in the Nordic Countries, the United Kingdom and the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1938
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Stockholm University, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Warwick - Department of Economics, Åbo Akademi University, Stockholm University and Aarhus University - Department of Economics
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intergenerational mobility, earnings inequality, long-run earnings

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Is There a Glass Ceiling in Sweden?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 282
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2001
James Albrecht, Anders Bjorklund and Susan Vroman
Georgetown University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University and Georgetown University
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Gender Gap, Glass Ceiling, Quantile Regression

Education and Family Background: Mechanisms and Policies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5002
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Anders Bjorklund and Kjell G. Salvanes
Stockholm University and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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intergenerational mobility, sibling correlations, education, education reform

Education and Family Background: Mechanisms and Policies

NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 14/2010
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2010
Kjell G. Salvanes and Anders Bjorklund
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University
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Intergenerational mobility, Sibling correlations, Education, Education reform

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Family Structure and Child Outcomes in the United States and Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1259
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Aug 2004
Anders Bjorklund, Donna K. Ginther and Marianne Sundstrom
Stockholm University, University of Kansas - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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family structure, parental separation, child welfare, educational attainment

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Brother Correlations in Earnings in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden Compared to the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 158
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jun 2000
Stockholm University, Aarhus University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University, Åbo Akademi University and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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Intergenerational mobility, earnings inequality, long-run earnings

Nature and Nurture in the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Swedish Children and Their Biological and Rearing Parents

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2665
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Apr 2007
Anders Bjorklund, Markus Jantti and Gary Solon
Stockholm University, Stockholm University and University of Arizona
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intergenerational mobility, nature and nurture, education, family structure

Nature and Nurture in the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Swedish Children and Their Biological and Rearing Parents

NBER Working Paper No. w12985
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2010
Anders Bjorklund, Markus Jantti and Gary Solon
Stockholm University, Stockholm University and University of Arizona
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IQ and Family Background: Are Associations Strong or Weak?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4305
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Jul 2009
Anders Bjorklund, Karin Hederos Eriksson and Markus Jantti
Stockholm University, Stockholm University and Stockholm University
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ability, intergenerational mobility, family background

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Intergenerational Effects in Sweden: What Can We Learn from Adoption Data?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1194
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Jul 2004
Anders Bjorklund, Mikael Lindahl and Erik Plug
Stockholm University, University of Bonn and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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intergenerational effects, income, education, adoption data

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Does Marriage Matter for Children? Assessing the Causal Impact of Legal Marriage

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3189
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Dec 2007
Anders Bjorklund, Donna K. Ginther and Marianne Sundstrom
Stockholm University, University of Kansas - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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family structure, marriage, child well-being, educational attainment

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The Role of Mothers and Fathers in Providing Skills: Evidence from Parental Deaths

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5425
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Jerome Adda, Anders Bjorklund and Helena Holmlund
University College London - Department of Economics, Stockholm University and IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation
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family background, cognitive and noncognitive skills, parental death

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Parental Separation and Children's Educational Attainment: A Siblings Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 643
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
Anders Bjorklund and Marianne Sundstrom
Stockholm University and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Divorce, Child Welfare, Siblings Estimators

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Inter-Industry Wage Differentials and Unobserved Ability: Siblings Evidence from Five Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1080
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Apr 2004
Stockholm University, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Aarhus University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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inter-industry wage differentials, unobserved ability, siblings

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The Origins of Intergenerational Associations: Lessons from Swedish Adoption Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1739
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Anders Bjorklund, Mikael Lindahl and Erik Plug
Stockholm University, University of Bonn and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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intergenerational mobility, nature and nurture, income, education, adoption data

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Intergenerational Top Income Mobility in Sweden: A Combination of Equal Opportunity and Capitalistic Dynasties

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3801
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Anders Bjorklund, Jesper Roine and Daniel Waldenström
Stockholm University, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics
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intergenerational income mobility, top incomes, earnings inequality, income inequality, welfare state, non-linear regression, quantile regression

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What More than Parental Income? An Exploration of What Swedish Siblings Get from Their Parents

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3735
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Anders Bjorklund, Lena Lindahl and Matthew J. Lindquist
Stockholm University, Stockholm University - Faculty of Social Sciences and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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family background, intergenerational mobility, parents, siblings, long-run income

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Family Background and Income During the Rise of the Welfare State: Brother Correlations in Income for Swedish Men Born 1932-1968

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3000
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Anders Bjorklund, Markus Jantti and Matthew J. Lindquist
Stockholm University, Stockholm University and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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sibling correlation, intergenerational mobility, family background

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Equality of Opportunity and the Distribution of Long-Run Income in Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5466
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Anders Bjorklund, Markus Jantti and John E. Roemer
Stockholm University, Stockholm University and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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equality of opportunity, family background, inequality, long-run income

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Generating Equality and Eliminating Poverty, the Swedish Way

NBER Working Paper No. w4945
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Anders Bjorklund and Richard B. Freeman
Stockholm University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Early Health and School Outcomes for Children with Lesbian Parents: Evidence from Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10616
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
Lina Aldén, Anders Bjorklund and Mats Hammarstedt
Linnaeus University - Centre for Labour Market and Discrimination Studies, Stockholm University and Växjö University - School of Management and Economics
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lesbian parents, birth weight, early child outcomes

Unionization and the Evolution of the Wage Distribution in Sweden: 1968 to 2000

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4246
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
James Albrecht, Anders Bjorklund and Susan Vroman
Georgetown University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University and Georgetown University
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wage compression, unionization, quantile regression

Unionization and the Evolution of the Wage Distribution in Sweden: 1968 to 2000

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 64, No. 5, 2011
Posted: 17 Oct 2011
James Albrecht, Anders Bjorklund and Susan Vroman
Georgetown University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University and Georgetown University

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wage compression, unionization, quantile regression

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Intergenerational Top Income Mobility in Sweden: A Combination of Equal Opportunity

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Nov 2008
Anders Bjorklund, Jesper Roine and Daniel Waldenström
Stockholm University, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics
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Intergenerational income mobility,Top incomes, Earnings inequality, Income inequality, Welfare state, Non-linear regression, Quantile regression

Income Inequality and Income Mobility in the Scandinavian Countries Compared to the United States

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 48, pp. 443-469, 2002
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Nov 2003
Statistics Norway, Stockholm University, Stockholm University, Stockholm University - Department of Economics, Department of Economics Aarhus University, Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Statistics Norway
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Income Inequality and Income Mobility in the Scandinavian Countries Compared to the United States

Stockholm School of Economics WPS 98
Posted: 11 May 1998
Statistics Norway, Stockholm University, Stockholm University, Stockholm University - Department of Economics, Department of Economics Aarhus University, Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Statistics Norway

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The Role of Parental Income Over the Life Cycle: A Comparison of Sweden and the UK

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7066
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Anders Bjorklund, Markus Jantti and Martin Nybom
Stockholm University, Stockholm University and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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intergenerational mobility, birth weight, height, human capital

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Parental Separation and Children's Educational Attainment: A Siblings Analysis on Swedish Register Data

Economica, Vol. 73, No. 292, pp. 605-624, November 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Oct 2006
Anders Bjorklund and Marianne Sundstrom
Stockholm University and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Interindustry Wage Differentials and Unobserved Ability: Siblings Evidence from Five Countries

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 171-202, January 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Dec 2006
Stockholm University, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Aarhus University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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Searching for Optimal Inequality/Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. w14014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 May 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Anders Bjorklund and Richard B. Freeman
Stockholm University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Contribution of Early‐Life Versus Labour Market Factors to Intergenerational Income Persistence: A Comparison of the UK and Sweden

The Economic Journal, Vol. 127, Issue 605, pp. F71-F94, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Anders Bjorklund, Markus Jäntti and Martin Nybom
Stockholm University, Stockholm University and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Unemployment Shocks and Income Distribution: How Did the Nordic Countries Fare During Their Crises?

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 102, No. 1, March 2000
Posted: 29 Nov 2000
Aarhus University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University, Statistics Norway, Statistics Norway, Stockholm University and Department of Economics Aarhus University

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