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Björn Tyrefors Hinnerich, is a Post doc. and docent (non-tenured Associate Professor) at the Department of Economics at Stockholm University. He received his PhD from the Stockholm School of Economics in December 2007. His research areas of interest are in Political and Labor Economics and Applied Econometrics. His dissertation work focused on how institutions shape policy using quasi-experimental methods. He is currently working on projects dealing with political economics, discrimination, education and economics of crime.
Democracy, Redistribution, and Political Participation: Evidence from Sweden 1919-1938. (with Per Pettersson-Lidbom) Econometrica, 82, pp.961-993. 2014, (WP-version)
Do Merging Local Governments Free Ride on Their Counterparts When Facing Boundary Reform. Journal of Public Economics, 93 , pp. 721-728, 2009
New Working Papers
The impact of upper-secondary voucher school attendance on student achievment. Swedish Evidence using external and internal evaluations. (with Jonas Vlachos). IFAU working papers 2016:9
Do Mild Sentences Deter Crime? Evidence using a Regression-Discontinuity Design. (with Mikael Priks and Per Pettersson-Lidbom)