Research publications in chronological order


I. Books 

Ekonomi är att välja (Economics is an issue of choosing) memoirs, Albert Bonniers Förlag, Stockholm 2012.

Politisk makt med oklart ansvar (Political Power with Unclear Responsibility), SNS Ekonomirådsrapport 2000 (with Molander, P., Persson, T., Petersson, O., Swedenborg, B.), SNS Förlag, Stockholm 2000. 

The Swedish Experiment, SNS Förlag, Stockholm 1997 (Swedish edition: Det svenska Experimentet, SNS Förlag, Stockholm 1998).

Turning Sweden Around, (with Molander. P., Persson, T., Petersson, O., Sandmo, A., Swedenborg, B. and Thygesen, N.), MIT Press, Cambridge Massachusetts, 1994 (Swedish edition: Nya villkor för ekonomi och politik (New Conditions for Economy and Policy), SOU 1993:16. 

Unemployment and Macroeconomics (Ohlin Lectures), MIT Press, Cambridge Massachusetts, 1993. 

Klarar vi pensionerna? (Can We Manage the Old Age Pensions in the Future?), SNS Förlag, Stockholm 1992. 

Is the Welfare State in Crisis? Chung-Hua Series of Lectures by Invited Eminent Economists, No 18, Taipei, Taiwan 1990.  

The Present Situation of Macroeconomics, Chung-Hua Series of Lectures by Invited Eminent Economists, No 18, Taipei, Taiwan 1990. 

The Insider-Outsider Theory of Employment and Unemployment (with Dennis Snower), MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1988. 

The Welfare State – Driving Forces, Functioning and Limits, Three Public Lectures, Lee Kuan Yew Distinguished Visitor Public Lecture Series, 1987. 

Inflation – global, international and national aspects, Gaston Eyskens Lectures, Leuven University Press, Leuven 1980. 

Towards Full Employment and Price Stability (with P. McCracken, G. Carli, H. Giersch, A. Karaosmanoglu, R. Komiya, R. Marjolin and R. Matthews, a report to the OECD by a group of independent experts, OECD Publications No 38.909, Paris 1977, 341 pp. 

Swedish Economic Policy, University of California Press, Berkeley 1974, and Macmillan, London 1975, 268 pp. (Swedish ed. 1968 and 1975: Svensk ekonomisk politik. Problem och teorier under efterkrigstiden, Aldusserien, Bonniers.) 

The National State in an Internationalized World Economy, lecture at Conjunto Universitario Candido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro 1973, 69 pp. (Also, with fewer editorial errors, IIES Seminar Paper No 26.) 

The Economics of the Agricultural Sector (with Odd Gulbrandsen), Industriens Utredningsinstitut, Stockholm 1973, 264 pp. (Swedish ed. 1969.) 

Hyreskontroll och bostadsmarknad (Rent Control and the Housing Market) (with Sören Blomquist), Almqvist & Wiksell, Stock­holm 1972, 85 pp. 

The Political Economy of the New Left, Harper & Row, New York 1971, 102 pp. (Swedish ed. 1970: Den nya vänsterns politiska ekonomi, Aldusserien, Bonniers.) 

Fiscal Policy for a Balanced Economy. Experiences Problems and Prospects (with W. Heller, C. Goedhart, G. Guindey, H. Haller, J. van Houtte, R. Sayers and S. Steve), a report by a group of experts for the OECD, OECD Publications No 24.827, Paris 1968, 186 pp. 

Monetary-Fiscal Analysis and General Equilibrium, Yrjö Jahnsson Lectures, Helsinki 1967, 93 pp. 

Jordbrukspolitikens mål och medel (Aims and Means of Agricultural Policy) (with Odd Gulbrand­sen), Industriens Utredningsinstitut (IUI), Stockholm 1966, 114 pp. (New printing, Aldus, Stockholm 1968.) 

Agriculture and Economic Growth (with M. Bandini, A. Hanau, S. Kuznets, L. Malassis and B. Reddaway), a report by a group of experts for the OECD, OECD Publications No 19.365, Paris 1965, 121 pp. 

A Study in Monetary Analysis, Stockholm Economic Studies, New Series III, Almqvist & Wiksell, Stockholm 1963, 306 pp. 

Bostadsbristen. En studie av prisbildningen på bostadsmarknaden (The Housing Shortage. A study of the price system in the housing market) (with Ragnar Bentzel and Ingemar Ståhl), Almqvist & Wiksell, Stockholm 1963, 109 pp. 

The "New" Theory of Credit Control in the United States, Stockholm Economic Studies, Almqvist & Wiksell, Stockholm 1959, 65 pp. 

Statsbudgetens verkningar på konjunkturutvecklingen (The Short-Run Effects of the Government Budget), Treasury Department, SOU 1956:48, Stockholm, 114 pp.


II. Research papers

Social Norms in Social Insurance (with Mats Persson), Journal of Political Economy, 126(S1), 2018. Download

Idiosyncratic Reflections on Economics as a Science, Economics 2017, vol 11, sept 29. Download

Investment, Rational Inattention, and Delegation (with Jörgen Weibull), IFN Working Paper No. 1171, 2017 Download

Hur avveckla hyreskontrollen? (How to remove rent control?) Ekonomisk Debatt 2016, No.7. Download

Sickness Absence and Local Benefit Cultures (with Mårten Palme and Mats Persson), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, No. 1, 2016. Download.

Pay Schemes, Bargaining, and Competition for Talent (with Jörgen Weibull), IFN Working Paper No. 1100, 2015. Download.

A Continuous Model of Income Insurance (with Mats Persson), International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 6, No. 20, 2013. Download.

Prospects for the Welfare State, CeALCI, Fundación Carolina, Madrid, February 2008, 22 pp. In English. In Spanish. 

Economic-Social Interaction in China, Economics of Transition Vol 16, No 1, 2008, pp. 113-139. (Also in Kanbur, R. and Zhang, X., eds., Governing Rapid Growth in China, Routledge, 2008; and in Journal of Comparative Studies 33, 2007, in Chinese). Download

China's Reformed Economy, CESifo Forum No. 1, 2007, pp. 8-14. Download. 

The Stability Pact – Rationales, Problems, Alternatives (with Dirk Niepelt), Kyklos No 4, 2006, pp. 579-600. Download.

Raising Children to Work Hard: Altruism, Work Norms and Social Insurance (with Sten Nyberg), Quarterly Journal of Economics No 4, November 2006.  Download.

Sustainable Social Spending, International Tax and Public Finance Vol 13, No 4, 2006, pp. 303-324. Download.

An Essay on Economic Reforms and Social Change in China, Working Paper No. WPS 4057, World Bank, Washington, DC, 2006. Download.

Conceptualization of Non-Financial Defined Contribution Systems. In: R. Holzmann and E. Palmer (eds.) Pension Reform: Issues and Prospects for Non-Financial Defined Contribution (NDC) Schemes, World Bank, Washington, DC, September 2005. Download.

Sjukskrivning som ett socialt fenomen (Sickness Absence As A Social Phenomenon) (with Mårten Palme and Mats Persson), Ekonomisk Debatt No 4, 2004. Download.

An Essay on Welfare State Dynamics. In B. Södersten (ed.) Globalization and the Welfare State, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke and New York, 2004. Download.

Improving the Performance of the European Social Model – The Welfare State over the Life Cycle. In: J. Gaul (ed.) Building a Dynamic Europe, Cambridge University Press, 2004. Download.

Changing Tides for the Welfare State: An Essay. In: S. Cnossen and H-W. Sinn (eds.) Public Finance and Public Policy in the New Century, CESifo Seminar Series, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2003, pp. 3-43. Download.

Social Norms and Welfare State Dynamics (with Sten Nyberg and Jörgen W. Weibull), Journal of the European Economic Association 1, 2003, pp. 533-542. Download.

The Gains from Pension Reform (with Mats Persson), Journal of Economic Literature, Vol XLI, No 1, pp. 74-112, March 2003. Download.

The European Social Model: Lessons for Developing Countries, Asian Development Review 2002;19(1):1-13. Also in: R. Pethig and M. Rauscher (eds.) Challenges to the World Economy, Festschrift for Horst Siebert, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2003, pp. 67-79.  Download.

E-exchange and the Boundary between Households and Organizations (with Solveig Wikström), Kyklos 2, 2003. Download.

Pensions and Contemporary Socioeconomic Change. In: M. Feldstein and H. Siebert (eds.) Social Security Pension Reform in Europe, National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2002, pp. 19-44. Download.

Insiders versus Outsiders (with Dennis Snower), Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2001;15(1):165-188. Download.

Centralized Bargaining and Reorganized Work: Are They Compatible? (with Dennis Snower), European Economic Review, 2001;45(10):1851-1875. Download.

Lessons from Sweden for Post-Socialist Countries. In: J. Kornai, S. Haggard and R. Kaufman, eds., Reforming the State. Fiscal and Welfare Reform in Post-Socialist Countries, Cambridge University Press, 2001, pp. 145-180. Download.

Multitask Learning and the Reorganization of Work: From Tayloristic to Holistic Organization (with Dennis Snower), Journal of Labor Economics 2000;18(3):353-376. Download.

The ICT Revolution in Consumer Product Markets (with Solveig Wikström), Consumption, Markets and Culture 2000;4(1):77-99. Download.

Swedish Economic Growth in an International Perspective, Swedish Economic Policy Review, 2000;7(1):7-37. Download.

Price Dynamics and Production Lags (with Dennis Snower), American Econo­mic Review 1999;89(2):81-88, AEA Papers and Proceedings, May 1999. Also IIES Reprint No 590. Download.

Social Norms and Economic Incentives in the Welfare State (with Sten Nyberg and Jörgen W. Weibull), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 114(1), February 1999. Download.

New Keynesianism and Aggregate Economic Activity, Economic Journal, 108(446), January 1998. Also IIES Reprint No 578. Download.

Incentives in the Welfare State: Lessons for Would-Be Welfare States, The Austin Robinson Lecture, Tunis, Dec. 1995. In: Y. Mundlak (ed.) Contemporary Economic Issues, Proceedings of the Eleventh World Congress of the Inter­national Economic Association, Vol 2: Labour, Food and Poverty, Macmillan Press Ltd, London 1998, pp. 3-24. Also IIES Reprint No 587. Download.

How Can Economic Policy Strike a Balance between Economic Efficiency and Income Equality? In: Income Inequality: Issues and Policy Options, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 1998. Also IIES Reprint No 591. Download.

Welfare State Dynamics. In: The Welfare State in Europe, Challenges and Reforms, European Economy (European Commission, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs), No 4, 1997, pp. 61-77. Also IIES Reprint No 581. 

Optimal Actuarial Fairness in Pension Systems – A Note (with John Hassler), Economics Letters, 55(2) 1997. Also IIES Reprint No 573. Download.

Full Employment and the Welfare State, Lecture at the Award Ceremony of The Frank E. Seidman Distinguished Award in Political Economy, Sept. 21 1996, Memphis Tennessee. Also IIES Reprint No 562 and The American Econo­mist, 42(1) Spring 1997, pp. 3-14. Download.

Incentives and Social Norms in Household Behavior, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Vol 87(2), pp. 370-377, May 1997. Also IIES Reprint No 568. Download.

The Swedish Experiment, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol XXXV, pp. 1273-1319, Sept. 1997. Also IIES Reprint No 570. Download.

The West European Employment Problem, Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, 1996;132(4): 609-637. Also IIES Reprint No 563. Download.

Reorganization of Firms and Labor Market Inequality (with Dennis Snower), American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, No 86, May 1996, pp. 315-321. Also IIES Reprint No 551. Download.

How Are Product Demand Changes Transmitted to the Labour Market? (with Dennis Snower) The Economic Journal 104(423), March 1995. Also IIES Reprint No 523. Download.

Welfare-State Disincentives with Endogenous Habits and Norms, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 97(4) 1995. Also IIES Reprint No 544. Download.

Hazardous Welfare-State Dynamics, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, No 85, May 1995. Also IIES Reprint No 538. Download.

Uncertainty under the Welfare State – Policy-Induced Risk, The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, No 73 (19th year) 1994. Also IIES Reprint No 518. Download.

Overshooting, Reform and Retreat of the Welfare State (Tinbergen Lecture), De Economist, 1994, 142(1). Also IIES Reprint No 499. Download.

The Welfare State and the Employment Problem, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 84(2) 1994. Also IIES Reprint No 512. Download.

The Interactions of Monetary Policy and Wages (with Thorvaldur Gylfason, Public Choice 1994. Also IIES Reprint No 500. Download.

A Model of Political Equilibrium in Representative Democracy (with Jörgen Weibull) Journal of Public Economics No 2, June 1993. Also IIES Reprint No 491. Download.

Macroeconomic Theory and the Labor Market, Presidential Address at the EEA Congress in Cambridge 1991, European Economic Review Vol 36, No 2/3, April 1992. Also IIES Reprint No 466. Download.

Public Finance for Market-Oriented Developing Countries. In: Kim and Krausse (eds.) Economic Development and Trade Liberalization, 1991. Also IIES Reprint No 444. 

Microfoundations of Unemployment Theory, Labour Vol 5, No 3, winter 1991. Also IIES Reprint No 473. Download.

Interactions between the Efficiency Wage and Insider-Outsider Theories (with Dennis Snower), Economic Letters Vol 37, No 2, October 1991. Also IIES Reprint No 457. Download.

Unemployment and Labor Market Imperfections. In: Issues in contemporary Economics, Vol 2. Macroeconomics and Macroeconometrics, Mark Nerlowe (ed.) for the International Economic Association 1991 (Macmillan Press Ltd). Also IIES Reprint No 441. Download.

Public Spending and Private Services – Macroeconomic Effects (with Parame­swar Nandakumar) Oxford Economic Papers Vol 42, No 3, July 1990. Also IIES Reprint No 435. Download.

Wages, Money and Exchange Rates with Endogenous Unions and Governments (with T. Gylfason) Journal of Policy Modelling Vol 12, No 3, autumn 1990. Also IIES Reprint No 440. Download.

Demand- and Supply-side Policies and Unemployment: Policy Implications of the Insider-Outsider Approach, (with Dennis Snower), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol 92, No 2 1990. Also IIES Reprint No 425. Download.

Inter-Industry Wage Structure and the Power of Incumbent Workers (with Dennis Snower). In: Labor Relations and Economic performance, R. Brunetta and C. dell'Aringa (eds.) for The International Economic Association, The Macmillan Press Ltd, 1990. Also IIES Reprint No 429. Download.

Cooperation, Harassment and Involuntary Unemployment: Reply (with Dennis Snower), American Economic Review, Vol 80 No 3, June 1990. Download.

Symmetric and Asymmetric Persistence of Labor Market Shocks (with D. Begg, Ch. Martin and D. Snower) The Japanese and International Economies, Vol 3, No 4, December 1989. Also IIES Reprint No 424. Download.

Remaining Puzzles and Neglected Issues in Macroeconomics. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol 91, No 2 1989. Also IIES Reprint No 403. Download.

Macroeconomic Policy and Insider Power (with Dennis Snower), American Economic Review No 2, May 1989. Also IIES Reprint No 402. Download.

Policy Autonomy Vs. Policy Coordination in the World Economy, From One Glo­bal Market, Hans Tson Söderström (ed.) SNS 1989. Also IIES Reprint No 400.

Välfärdsstaten – drivkrafter, insatser, problem (The Welfare State – Driving Forces, Achievements, Problems), paper delivered in connection with the Award of the Söderberg Prize, Ekonomisk Debatt nr 4, 1988, pp. 3-15. Download.

Long-Term Unemployment and Macroeconomic Policy (with Dennis J. Snower), American Economic Review No 2, May 1988, pp. 38-43. Also IIES Reprint No 382. Download.

Altruism and Time-Consistency – The Economics of Fait Accompli, (with Jörgen W. Weibull), Journal of Political Economy No 6, December 1988. Also IIES Reprint No 390. Download.

Welfare Effects of Alternative Forms of Public Spending (with Jörgen W. Weibull), European Economic Review, March 1988. Also IIES Reprint No 357. Download.

Consequences of the Advanced Welfare State, The World Economy, Vol 11, March 1988, pp. 19-38. Also IIES Reprint No 369. Download.

Individual Freedom and Welfare State Policy, Schumpeter Lecture, European Economic Association Annual Meeting, Copenhagen 1987, European Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 2/3, March 1988. Also IIES Reprint No 365. Download.

Job Security, Work Incentives and Unemployment (with Dennis J. Snower), Scandinavian Journal of Economics No 4, 1988. Also IIES Reprint No 399. Download.

Cooperation, Harassment, and Involuntary Unemployment (with Dennis J. Snower), American Economic Review, March 1988 (longer version in IIES Seminar Paper No 321, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm 1985, 52 pp.). Also IIES Reprint No 375. Download.

Strike and Lock-Out Threats and Fiscal Policy (with Dennis J. Snower), Oxford Economic Papers, Vol 39:4, December 1987, pp. 760-784. Also IIES Reprint No 364. Download.

Efficiency Wages versus Insiders and Outsiders (with Dennis J. Snower), Euro­pean Economic Review, February/March 1987, Papers and Proceedings, Nos 1/2. Also IIES Reprint No, 342. Download.

Union Activity and Wage-Employment Movements (with Dennis J. Snower), European Economic Review, February/March 1987, Papers and Proceedings Nos 1-2. Also IIES Reprint No 340. 

Balanced-Budget Redistribution as Political Equilibrium (with Jörgen W. Weibull), Public Choice, 52, 1987. Also IIES Reprint No 347. Download.

Is the Welfare State in Trouble? Eastern Economic Journal Vol 13, No 4, Oct/Dec. 1987. Download.

Intergenerational Aspects of Public Transfers, Borrowing and Debt (with Jörgen W. Weibull), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, No 1, 1986. Also IIES Reprint No 310. Download.

Involuntary Unemployment as an Insider-Outsider Dilemma (with Dennis J. Snower), in: W. Beckerman, ed., Wage Rigidity, Employment, and Economic Policy, London: Duckworth, 1986. Also IIES Reprint No 327. 

Wage Setting, Unemployment, and Insider-Outsider Relations (with Dennis J. Snower), American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May 1986. Also IIES Reprint No 313. Download.

Endogenous Unions and Governments: A Game-Theoretic Approach (with Thor­val­­dur Gylfason), European Economic Review, February 1986. Also IIES Reprint No 304. Download.

Explanations of Unemployment (with Dennis J. Snower), Oxford Review of Economic Policy, No 2, 1985, pp. 34-56. Also IIES Reprint No 280. Download.

Redistribution Policy and the Expansion of the Public Sector, Journal of Public Economics, Vol 28, Dec. 1985. Also IIES Reprint No 302. Download.

What is Wrong with the West European Economies?, The World Economy, June 1985, pp. 153-170. Also IIES Reprint No 287. Download.

Union Rivalry and Wages: An Oligopolistic Approach (with Thorvaldur Gylfa­son), Economica, May 1984. Also IIES Reprint No 233. Download.

Competing Wage Claims, Cost Inflation, and Capacity Utilization (with Thorvaldur Gylfason), European Economic Review, February 1984. Also IIES Reprint No 228. Download.

Interpreting Income Distributions in a Welfare State: The Case of Sweden, European Economic Review, April 1983. Also IIES Reprint No 213. Download.

Budget Expansion and Cost Inflation, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May 1983. Also IIES Reprint No 211. Download.

The Recent Slowdown on Productivity Growth, The Economic Journal, March 1983. Also IIES Reprint No 206. Download.

The Political Economy of Cost Inflation (with Thorvaldur Gylfason), Kyklos, Vol 35, Fasc. 3, 1982. Also IIES Reprint No 192. Download.

Tax Effects versus Budget Effects on Labor Supply, The Economic Inquiry, October 1982. Also IIES Reprint No 199. Download.

Emerging Arteriosclerosis of the Western Economies – Consequences for the Less Developed Countries, lecture at the International Center, New Delhi, India International Centre Quarterly No 1, 1982. Also IIES Reprint No 191.

Ekonomi och kultur – betydelsen av en decentraliserad kultur (Economics and Culture – the Importance of a Decentralized Culture). In: M. Johansson (ed.) Kulturen och Friheten, Timbro 1982. 

Can the Rich Countries Adapt? Needs and Difficulties, The OECD Observer, January 1981. Also IIES Reprint No 148. 

Work Disincentives in the Welfare State, lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Austrian Economic Association, October 1, 1980, Nationalökonomische Gesellschaft Lectures 79-80, Publisher Manz, Vienna 1981. Also IIES Reprint No 176. 

Industrial Policy as an Issue in the Economic Environment, The World Economy, December 1981. Also IIES Reprint No 172. Download.

Overcoming the Obstacles to Successful Performance of the Western Economies, Business Economics, May 1980. Also IIES Reprint No 135. Download.

The Uncertain Future – What are the Adjustment Mechanisms?, lecture at Bella Center, Copenhagen 1979. In: Horizon 2004, Sophus Berendsen A/S, Copen­hagen 1980.

Imported and Structural Inflation and Aggregate Demand – The Scandinavian Model Reconstructed. In: A. Lindbeck (ed.), Inflation and Employment in Open Economies, North-Holland, Amsterdam 1979. 

Economic Dependence and Interdependence in the Industrialized World. In: From Marshall Plan to Global Interdependence, OECD, Paris 1978, pp. 59-68. Also IIES Reprint No 90. 

International Economic Integration. In: B. Ohlin, P-O. Hesselborn and P. Wijk­man, eds., The International Allocation of Economic Activity, Macmillan, London 1977, pp. 216-226. 

Can Pluralism Survive?, the McInally Memorial Lecture, Graduate School of Business Administration, the University of Michigan, 1977 (German edition in ORDO, Band 29, Gustav Fisher Verlag, Stuttgart 1978).

Approaches to Exchange Rate Analysis – an introduction, Scandinavian Journal of Economics No 2, 1976. And in: J. Herin, A. Lindbeck and J. Myhrman, eds., Flexible Exchange Rates and Stabilization Policy, Macmillan, London 1977, pp. 1-13. Also IIES Reprint No 54. Download.

Stabilization Policy in Open Economies with Endogenous Politicians, Richard T. Ely Lecture, American Economic Association Annual Meeting, Dallas 1975, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, No 2, May 1976. Also IIES Reprint No 56. Download.

Business Cycles, Politics and International Economic Dependence, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Quarterly Review No 2, 1975, pp. 53­68. Also IIES Reprint No 39. 

Inequality and Redistribution Policy Issues (Principles and Swedish Experience). In: Education, Inequality and Life Chances, Vol 2, OECD, Paris 1975, pp. 229-385. 

The Changing Role of the National State, Kyklos, Fasc. 1, 1975, pp. 23-46, and Nationalstatens förändrade roll (in Swedish), Ekonomisk Debatt No 5, 1975, pp. 287-299. Also IIES Reprint No 36. Download.

Economic Systems and the Economics of the New Left, lecture at Zurich Uni­ver­sity, in: Der Streit um die Gesellschaftsordnung, Schulthess Polygraphischer Verlag, Zurich 1975, pp. 91-112. Also IIES Reprint No 42. 

Is Stabilization Policy Possible? – Time Lags and Conflicts of Goals. In: W.L. Smith and J.M. Culbertson (eds.) Public Finance and Stabilization Policy, North-Holland, Amsterdam 1974. Also IIES Reprint No 34. 

Possible Future International Conflicts in a Growing World Economy. In: Econo­mic Science and Problems of Growth, Institut de la Vie, North-Holland, Amster­dam 1974. 

Some Fiscal and Monetary Policy Experiments in Sweden. In: Credit Allocation, Techniques and Monetary Policy, Conference Series No 11, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 1973, pp. 179-223. Download.

Ekonomiska system – ett mångdimensionellt fenomen (Economic Systems – A Multidimensional Phenomenon), Ekonomisk Debatt No 1, 1973, pp. 3-18. Download.

Mot en ny merkatilistisk näringspolitik? (Towards a New Mercantilistic Trade Policy?), lecture for Nordiskt National­­­­ekonomiskt Möte, Bergen 1972, Statsøkono­misk Tidsskrift 1972;86(3/4):209-248. 

Symposium: Economics of The New Left, Rejoinder, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 1972, pp. 665-683. Download.

Stabilization Policy in an Open High-Employment Economy – Swedish Expe­riences. In: Emil Claassen and Pascal Salin (eds.), Stabilization Policies in Inter­dependent Economies, Amsterdam 1972, pp. 244-260. Also IIES Reprint No 26. 

On the Transmission Mechanism of Wage Changes (with Lars Jacobs­son), Swedish Journal of Economics (Scandinavian Journal of Economics) No 3, 1971, pp. 273-293. Download.

The Efficiency of Competition and Planning. In: Michael Kaser and Richard Portes (eds.), Planning and Market Relations, London 1971, pp. 83-107. Download.

Fiscal Policy as a Tool of Economic Stabilization, Kyklos No 1, 1970, pp. 7-30. Also IIES Reprint No 4. Download.

Labor Market Conditions, Wages and Inflation – Swedish Experiences 1955-67 (with Lars Jacobsson), Swedish Journal of Economics (Scandinavian Journal of Economics) No 2, 1969, pp. 64-103. Download.

Theories and Problems in Swedish Economic Policy in the Post-War Period, American Economic Review, June 1968, Suppl., pp. 1-87. Download.

Rent Control as an Instrument of Housing Policy. In: A. Nevitt (ed.) The Econo­mic Problems of Housing, International Economic Association, London 1967, pp. 53-72. Download.

The Method of Isolation in Economic Statics – a pedagogical note, The Swedish Journal of Economics (Scandinavian Journal of Economics) No 3, 1966, pp. 148-165. 

Prissystemets plats i långtidsplaneringen (The Price System in Long-Term Planning). In: Swedish Economic Growth, Treasury Department, Stockholm 1966, pp. 73-111. Download.

Location Policy, Skandinaviska Banken Quarterly Review No 2, 1964, pp. 41-51. 

Hyreskontrollen som politiskt problem (Rent Control as a Political Problem), Tiden 1964. 

Replik om hyreskontrollen (Comment on Rentcontrol), Tiden 1963. Download.

Forskarutbildning och forskarkarriär (Training for Research and Careers for Researchers), Tiden No 10, 1963, pp. 580-588. Download.

Bostadsbristen – ett prisbildningsproblem (The Housing Shortage – A Problem of Pricing), Ekonomisk Revy No 2, 1963, pp. 120-130. Download.

Penning- och valutapolitik vid ekonomisk integration (Monetary and Exchange Reserve Policy in the Case of European Integration), Nordiskt Nationalekonomiskt Jubileumsmöte, Aug. 1963, 4 pp. 

Den klassiska “dichotomien” (The Classical “Dichotomy”), Ekonomisk Tidskrift (Scandinavian Journal of Economics) No 1, 1961, pp. 25-46. Download.