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Hans Grönqvist Hans Grönqvist
Associate Professor of Economics (Docent)
Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
Stockholm University
SE-10691 Stockholm

Phone: +46 (0)8 16 24 98
Fax: +46 8 154670

Short bio

Hans is Associate Professor of Economics at SOFI. He holds a Ph.D. from Uppsala University (2009) and his dissertation recieved an honorable mention in the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research's Annual Dissertation Award. He has spent time as a vistor at Harvard University and University College London. His research covers topics such as crime, neighborhood effects, time preferences, and fertility. More information can be found in his Curriculum Vitae.

Research fields

Labor economics, Economics of crime, Public policy

Publications in refereed journals

J1. "Adolescent Time Preferences Predict Lifetime Outcomes" ,IZA Discussion Paper 7165 Economic Journal (forthcoming), with Bart Golsteyn and Lena Lindahl

J2. "Alcohol Availability and Crime: Lessons from Liberalized Weekend Sales Restrictions", Journal of Urban Economics, 2014, 81(3), pp. 77-84, with Susan Niknami

J3. "Education Policy and Early Fertility: Lessons from an Expansion of Upper Secondary Education", Economics of Education Review, 2013, 37(December), pp. 13-33, with Caroline Hall

J4. Income Inequality and Health: Lessons from a Refugee Residential Assignment Program", Journal of Health Economics, 2012, 31(4), pp. 617– 629, with Per Johansson and Susan Niknami

J5. "Peers, Neighborhoods and Immigrant Student Achievement: Evidence from a Placement Policy", American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3(2), pp. 67-95, with Per-Anders Edin, Peter Fredriksson and Olof Åslund

J6. "Family Size and Child Outcomes: Is There Really no Trade-Off?" , Labour Economics, 2010,17(1), pp. 130-139, with Olof Åslund

J7. "Ethnic Enclaves and the Attainments of Immigrant Children", European Sociological Review, 2006, vol 22, no. 4. pp. 369-382.

Working papers and papers submitted to a journal

W1. "Youth Unemployment and Crime: Lessons from Longitudinal Population Records" (2013), (Revision requested by Journal of Labor Economics)

An earlier version of the paper appeared as SOFI Working-paper No. 7/2011

W2. "Putting Teenagers on the Pill: The Consequences of Subsidized Contraception", SOFI Working paper 2012:9 (Revision requested by Journal of Human Resources)).

An earlier version of the paper that include details on long term socioeconomic outcomes appeared as IFAU Working Paper 2009:8.

W3. "Segregation and Health: Evidence from a Settlement Policy", chapter included in doctoral thesis, manuscript currently being redrafted

Current teaching

EC7414 Policy Analysis in Labour Economics, with Peter Fredriksson

Supervisor thesis work
Economics of Inequality, with Anders Björklund and Markus Jäntti

Social Economics, with Peter Nilsson

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