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Jenny Säve-Söderbergh Jenny Säve-Söderbergh
Assistant Professor of Economics
Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
Stockholm University
SE-10691 Stockholm

Phone: +46-8-162497
Fax: +46 8 154670
Postal address:
Pontonjärgatan 30
112 37 Stockholm

Edebyvägen 80, PL 159 C
178 93 Drottningholm
Mobil: 0761411312
Research Interests
Risk-taking, Individual Wage Bargaining, Competitive Behavior, Gender and Financial Literacy


My Family
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Current Research
Bargaining behavior in a wage bargaining experiment, joint with Åsa Rosén. Information to participants in the experiment can be found on the homepage

Risk-taking behavior among children and adults: Assessing Risk–taking behavior in children and adults using wagering behavior in the game-show Jeopardy, joint with Gabriella Sjögren Lindquist.

Gender differences in bargaining behavior: Gender Differences in Competitive Bargaining Strategies and Ensuing Bargaining Success.

Gender differences in bargaining behavior in different gender compositions:. An analysis of individual wage bargaining and gender composition.

Risk spreading within couples: An analysis of portfolio choice within married and cohabitant couples using data on portfolio choices for the Premium Pension in Sweden.

Risk-taking and Private Pension Savings "Targeting Risk Lovers? Incentives for Voluntary Pension Savings with Heterogeneous Risk Preferences" joint work with Bo Larsson.

Current Teaching
Lecturer for the undergraduate course “Introduction to Labor Economics AKPA 1” at the department of Arbetsmarknadskunskap och Personaladministration (AKPA), Stockholm University course page

Selected Publications
"Self-Directed Pensions: Gender, Risk & Portfolio Choices" Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2012, Vol. 114, pages 705-728.

"Girls will be Girls - Especially among Boys: Risk-taking in the 'Daily Double' on Jeopardy " joint with Gabriella Sjögren Lindquist, Economics Letters, 2011, Vol. 112, p. 158-160.

"Securing Victory or Not? Surrendering Optimal Play when Facing Simple Calculations –A Natural Experiment from the Swedish and US Jeopardy " joint with Gabriella Sjögren Lindquist, Applied Economics, Vol 44, 2012, pages 777-783.

“Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in Sweden”, joint with Johan Almenberg, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2011, Vol. 10, pages 585-598.

"Who Lets Ethics Guide his Economic Decision-making? An Empirical Analysis of Individual Investments in Ethical Funds" Economics Letters, Vol. 107, 2010, pages 270-272.

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