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Christer Gerdes Christer Gerdes
Associate professor
Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
Stockholm University
SE-10691 Stockholm
SWEDEN

Phone: +46 8 702923732
Fax: +46 8 154670
E-mail: christer.gerdes@sofi.su.se
Postal address:
Rosenlundsgatan 30A, 11853 Stockholm
Research interest:
Labor Economics, Immigration, Welfare State

Publications

Dissertation
"Studying the Interplay of Immigration and Welfare States", Dissertation Series No. 73, Swedish Institute for Social Research

Book chapters
“Does immigration challenge the economic sustainability of the Nordic welfare model?”, in Jon Kvist Johan Fritzell, Bjorn Hvinden and Olli Kangas (eds.) Changing social equality: The Nordic welfare model in the 21st century, 2011, Policy Press, Bristol UK.

"Post-Enlargement Migration and Labour Market Impact in Sweden", with Eskil Wadensjö, in Klaus Zimmermann and Martin Kahanec (eds.) EU Labor Markets After Post-Enlargement Migration, 2010, Springer, Heidelberg

“Immigrants and the Public Sector in Denmark and Germany”, and “Some Socioeconomic Consequences of Immigration”, both coauthored with Eskil Wadensjö, chapter 10 and 11 in Torben Tranæs and Klaus Zimmerman (eds.), Migrants, Work and the Welfare State, 2004, University Press of Southern Denmark, Odense

"Post-Enlargement Migration and Labour Market Impact in Sweden", with Eskil Wadensjö, in Klaus Zimmermann and Martin Kahanec (eds.) EU Labor Markets After Post-Enlargement Migration, 2010, Springer, Heidelberg

" Immigration to Sweden from the New EU Member States", Sieps Rapport 2013:5, with Eskil Wadensjö

"Immigrants from the New EU Member States and the Swedish Welfare State", Sieps Rapport 2008:9, with Eskil Wadensjö

"Determination of Net Transfers for Immigrants in Germany", Study Paper No. 16, Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, 2007

Articles in referee reviewed journals
"A comparative study of net transfers for different immigrant groups: Evidence from Germany", forthcoming in International Migration

"Strategic behavior across gender: A Comparison of Female and Male Expert Chess Players", with Patrik Gränsmark, published in Labour Economics, 2010, Vol. 7, pp. 766–775

"The impact of immigration on the size of government: Empirical evidence from Danish municipalities", in Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2011, Vol. 113, pp. 74–92

"Using 'Shares' vs. 'Log of Shares' in Fixed-Effect Estimations", in Journal of Economics and Econometrics, 2011, Vol. 54, pp. 1–7

“Does Immigration Induce ‘Native Flight’ from Public Schools? Evidence from a large scale voucher program”, in The Annals of Regional Science, 2013, Vol. 50, pp. 645–666

“Beauty Queens and Battling Knights: Risk Taking and Attractiveness in Chess”, co-authored with Anna Dreber and Patrik Gränsmark, in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, Vol. 90, pp. 1–18

“Facial masculinity predicts risk and time preferences in expert chess players”, co-authored with Anna Dreber and Patrik Gränsmark, in Applied Economics Letters, 2013 Vol. 20, pp. 1477–1480

Working papers
"The Impact of Immigration on Election Outcomes in Danish Municipalities", with Eskil Wadensjö, IZA Discussion Papers No. 3586
"The Impact of Immigration on Election Outcomes in Danish Municipalities", with Eskil Wadensjö, SULCIS Working Papers No 2010:3

"The Impact of Immigration on the Size of Government: Empirical Evidence from Danish Municipalities", APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper

"Does Immigration Induce ‘Native Flight’ from Public Schools? Evidence from a large scale voucher program", SULCIS Working Papers No 2010:1
"Does Immigration Induce ‘Native Flight’ from Public Schools? Evidence from a large scale voucher program", IZA Discussion Papers No. 4788

"STRATEGIC BEHAVIOR ACROSS GENDER A Comparison of Female and Male Expert Chess Players", with Patrik Gränsmark, IZA Discussion Papers No. 4793

"Using 'Shares' vs. 'Log of Shares' in Fixed-Effect Estimations", IZA Discussion Papers No. 5171

"Beauty Queens and Battling Knights: Risk Taking and Attractiveness in Chess", with Anna Dreber and Patrik Gränsmark, SSRN Working Paper Series

" The Youth Job Programme –an evaluation of whether the programme increased the participants´ chances of becoming employed", Swedish Public Employment Service Working Paper Series

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