Welcome to my home page at the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
at Stockholm University.

About me; CV, working papers, datasets, family, in the gym 1, 2 and my addresses.

·       Classnotes and courseinfo

·       SNS Report Swedish Policy for Global Climate,

·       IIES Homepage, The Economics Prize in memory of Alfred Nobel,

·       Optimal Carbon Tax

På svenska

·       Min utredning ”Sveriges klimatstrategi: 46 förslag för klimatomställningen i ljuset av Fit-For-55”

·       Presskonferens om min klimatutredning.

·       En föreläsning om klimat och klimatpolitik

·       Annan debatt och information


Some recent and preliminary work

·         “The Macroeconomics of Climate Change: Starting Points, Tentative Results, and a Way Forward”, with Per Krusell and Conny Olovsson, Peterson Institute of International Economics Working Paper.

·         “Stability in the Balance”, a report on fiscal and monetary policy with Lars Calmfors and Anna Seim.

·         “Finite Resources and the World Economy”, with Per Krusell and Conny Olovsson, Journal of International Economics, May 2022.

·         “Macroeconomic perspectives on the Corona crisis”, Fang  and Hassler (Ed.), Globalization, Political Economy, Business and Society in Pandemic Times, Emerald Publishing Limited

·         Suboptimal climate policy”, with Per Krusell and Conny Olovsson, Journal of the European Economic Association, 19:6-

·         Climate Change and a Robust Global Climate Policy”, report for Fores and European Liberal Forum.

·         “Climate policy in need of plan B”, with Christer Fuglesang, in The Economics of Creative Destruction: New Research on Themes from Aghion and Howitt, Harvard University Press.

·         Errata: Thanks to Lorenz Wöhler in Leipzig, we have discovered a coding error in some of the calculations underlying our paper “Optimal taxes on fossil fuel in general equilibrium”. The error affects Figure 8 in the paper. Here is the corrected figure and an excel sheet with the calculations. 

·         Directed technical change as a response to natural-resource scarcity”, joint with Per Krusell and Conny Olovsson, Journal of Political Economy. 129:11, November

·         “Integrated epi-econ assessment”, with Timo Boppart, Karl Harmenberg, Per Krusell and Jonna Olsson, NBER WP 28282, 2020.

·         “Confronting epidemics: the need for epi-econ IAMs” a report for the Swedish National Institute of Economic Resarch, with Timo Boppart, Karl Harmenberg, Per Krusell and Jonna Olsson, 2020.

·         “A global CO2 price – Necessary and sufficient”, Journal of the Finnish Economic Association, 2020.

·         “Swedish policies for a global climate”, SNS report on climate and climate economics, 2020.

·         “Policy design for the Anthropocene”, with Thomas Sterner, Anne-Sophie Crépin, Inge van den Bijgaart, Johan Rockström and several others, Nature Sustainability 2, 2019.

·         “Environmental Macroeconomics: the Case of Climate Change”, with Per Krusell, Chapter in Handbook of Environmental Economics.

·         “The Consequences of Uncertainty: Climate Sensitivity and Economic Sensitivity to the Climate”, with Per Krusell and Conny Olovsson, Annual Review of Economics, 2018.

·         ”Finanspolitik, penningpolitik och sambandet dem emellan”, Ekonomisk Debatt, 4:45, 2017.

·         Environmental Macroeconomics: a chapter for the Handbook of Macroeconomics, with Per Krusell and Tony Smith



Data Sets

Swedish Macro Data from 1861-1988 Contact me if you want to work with the data!


 My wife Sussi   My son Samuel  My son Emil  



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My postal address and telephone number

IIES, Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm
Tel +46-8-162070, Fax +46-8-161443
Mobile: +46-708-117 26 3

My home address:

Hasselstigen 2
SE-125 53 Älvsjö