HUI Working Papers

In order to get published as a HUI Working Paper the paper should be written in English, intended for publication in an international scientific journal, and have been submitted to internal or external examination. Several of the working papers have been accepted for publication in scientific journals such as Journal of Health EconomicsOxford Bulletin of Economics and StatisticsPublic ChoiceReview of Industrial Organization, and Small Business Economics. All working papers can also be downloaded from S-WoPEc.

HUI Working Papers

No 137: Agglomeration economies in urban retailing: Are there productivity spillovers when big-box retailers enter urban markets?
Yujiao Li , Johan Håkansson, Oana Mihaescu and Niklas Rudholm

No 136An international comparison of the contribution to job creation by high growth firms
Michael Anyadike-Danes, Carl Magnus Bjuggren, Michel Dumont, Sandra Gottschalk, Werner Hölzl,  Dan Johansson, Mika Maliranta, Anja Myrann, Kristian Nielsen, and Guanyu Zheng

No 135: The Characteristics of Family Firms: Exploiting Information on Ownership, Kinship and Governance Using Total Population Data
Fredrik W. Andersson; Dan Johansson; Johan Karlsson; Magnus Lodefalk and Andreas Poldahl

No 134: How does big-box retail entry affect incumbents in the hospitality industry: Evidence from a natural experiment.
Oana Mihaescu and Niklas Rudholm.

No 133: Which firms provide jobs for unemployed immigrants?
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Dan Johansson and Hans Seerar Westerberg. 

No 132: Do audited firms have lower cost of debt?
Asif M Huq, Fredrik Hartwig and Niklas Rudholm.

No 131: Free to choose: Do volontary audit reforms increase employment growth?
Asif M Huq, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Fredrik Hartwig and Niklas Rudholm.

No 130: How does big-box entry affect labor productivity in durable goods retailing? A synthetic control approach.
Niklas Rudholm, Yujiao Li and Kenneth Carling.

No 129: Corporate tax evasion and unreported wages: The effect of compulsory staff registers.
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Anton Gidehag and Niklas Rudholm

No 128: Are unemployed immigrants more likely to be hired by high-growth firms? Evidence from matched employer-employee data.
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Hans Seerar Westerberg

No 127: How does the use of in-store discount coupons affect retail revenues?
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Madelen Lagin and Niklas Rudholm

No 126: Unemployment risk among newly hired immigrants.
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Elina Fergin-Wennberg

No 125: Employment Protection Legislation and the Labor Market Position of Immigrants - A Natural Experiment
Anders Bornhäll, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Niklas Elert

No 124: Do seniority rules protect older workers? Age composition effects of the last-in-first-out principle.
Anders Bornhäll

No 123: Comparison and one-stop shopping after big-box retail entry:  A spatial difference-in-difference analysis
Mengjie Han, Oana Mihaescu, Yujiao Li and Niklas Rudholm 

No 122: Are homeowners willing to pay more for access to parks? Evidence from a spatial hedonic study of the Cincinnati, Ohio, USA park system. 
Rainer vom Hofe, Oana Mihaescu and Mary Lynne Boorn 

No 121: Effects of Brand-Fit Music on Consumer behavior: A Field Experimet
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Niklas Rudholm and Hampus Sporre

No 120: Cost Pass-Through in the Swedish Coffee Market
Dick Durevall

No 119: Recruiting for Small Business Growth: Micro-level Evidence
Anton Gidehag and Magnus Lodefalk

No 118: Big-box retail entry in urban and rural areas: Are there productivity spillovers to incumbent retailers?
Johan Håkansson, Yujiao Li, Oana Mihaescu and Niklas Rudholm

No 117: To what extent are CO2 emissions from intra-urban shopping trips by cars affected by drivers’ travel behaviour and store location?
Johan Håkansson and Tao Jia

No 116: Squeezing the last drop out of your suppliers: an empirical study of market-based purchasing policies for generic pharmaceuticals
Mats A. Bergman, David Granlund and Niklas Rudholm

No 115: The impact of price changes on volume sales of alcoholic beverages in Sweden, 2006-2013
Per Hortlund and Oana Mihaescu

No 114: High-growth firms: Not so vital after all?
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Daniel Halvarsson and Oana Mihaescu

No 113: Pricing in the Swedish retail market for electricity
Niklas Rudholm

No 112: Bursting into life: Firm growth and growth persistence by age
Alex Coad, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Daniel Halvarsson

No 111: The effects of taxing truck distance on CO2 emissions from transports in retailing 
Kenneth Carling, Johan Håkansson, Xiangli Meng, Niklas Rudholm

No 110: Retail price strategies and price tactics
Madelen Lagin and Sabine Gebert-Persson

No 109: When IKEA enters: Do local retailers win or lose?
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Oana Mihaescu, Helena Nilsson and Niklas Rudholm

No 108: Are Fairtrade Prices Fair? An Analysis of the Distribution of Returns in the Swedish Coffee Market
Dick Durevall

No 107: Does social trust speed up reforms? The case of central-bank independence
Niclas Berggren, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt andJörgen Hellström

No 106: Measuring COemissions induced by online and brick-and-mortar retailing
Kenneth Carling, Mengjie Han, Johan Håkansson, Xiangli Meng and Niklas Rudholm

No 105: Deregulating the Swedish pharmaceuticals market
Niklas Rudholm, David Granlund and Mats Bergman

No 104: Firm growth in the Swedish energy sector: Will large firms become even more dominant?
Zuzana Macuchova, Niklas Rudholm and Aili Tang

No 103: Are High-Growth Firms Overrepresented in High tech Industries?
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Niklas Elert and Dan Johansson

No 102: Employment Protection Legislation and Firm Growth: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Anders Bornhäll, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Niklas Rudholm

No 101: A 150-year Perspective on Swedish Capital Income Taxation
Gunnar Du Rietz, Dan Johansson and Mikael Stenkula

No 100: What happens when IKEA comes to town?
(Kommande i Regional Studies)
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Oana Mihaescu, Helena Nilsson and Niklas Rudholm

No 99: Does Gibrat's law hold for Swedish energy firms?
Aili Tang

No 98: Public provision and cross-border health care
David Granlund and Magnus Wikström

No 97: How does employment density influence individuals' wages?
Johan Håkansson and Gunnar Isacsson

No 96: Defining Relevant Product Markets for Pharmaceuticals.
Oana Mihaescu and Niklas Rudholm

No 95: Are Central Bank Independence Reforms Necessary for Achieving Low and Stable Inflation?
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Mats Landström and Niklas Rudholm 

No 94: Strategic Alliances in a Town Centre: Stakeholder’s Perceptions of Property Owner’s Role.
Johan Håkansson and Madelen Lagin

No 93: Predicting entry of Swedish wholesale firms into local markets
Johan Håkansson, Zuzana Macuchova and Niklas Rudholm

No 92:Using actual versus hypothetical choices to determine consumer satisfaction: Are Swedish consumers happy with their choices of organic products?
Tobias Heldt, Niklas Rudholm and Cajsa Weiberth

No 91: Sleeping Gazelles: High profits but no growth
Anders Bornhäll, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Niklas Rudholm

No 90: An Empirical Test of the Gravity p-Median Model
Kenneth Carling, Mengjie Han, Johan Håkansson and Pascal Rebreyend
No 89: How Do Neighboring Populations Affect Local Population Change over Time?
Mengjie Han, Johan Håkansson and Lars Rönnergård

No 88: Trips and Their CO2-Emissions Induced by a Shopping Center
Tao Jia, Kenneth Carling and Johan Håkansson

No 87: Out-of-Town Shopping and Its Induced CO2-Emissions 
Kenneth Carling, Johan Håkansson and Tao Jia

No 86: Using Spatial Regression to Estimate Property Tax Discounts from Proximity to Brownfields: A Tool for Local Policy-Making 
Oana Mihaescu and Rainer vom Hofe

No 85:The Impact of Brownfields on Residential Property Values in Cincinnati, Ohio: A Spatial Hedonic Approach 
Oana Mihaescu and Rainer vom Hofe

No 84: Accounting for Job Growth: Disentangling Size and Age Effects in an International Cohort Comparison 
Michael Anyadike-Danes, Carl-Magnus Bjuggren, Sandra Gottschalk, Werner Hölzl, Dan Johansson, Mika Maliranta and Anja Myrann.

No 83: Gender Norms, Work Hours, and Corrective Taxation
Thomas Aronsson and David Granlund

No 82: The Effect of Employment Protection Rules on Firm Productivity - A Natural Experiment
Carl Magnus Bjuggren

No 81: Entry in the Swedish wholesale trade sector: Does market definition matter?
Daniel Brandt, Zuzana Macuchova and Niklas Rudholm

No 80: Location and Co-location in Retail - A Probabilistic Approach Using Geo-coded Data for Swedish Metropolitan Retail Markets
Özge Öner and Johan P. Larsson

No 79: Market reform and food prices: Did the 1912 Slaughterhouse Reform affect meat prices in Stockholm?
Ulf Rämme, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Niklas Rudholm

No 78: Distance measure and the p-median problem in rural areas
Kenneth Carling, Mengjie Han, Johan Håkansson and Pascal Rebreyend

No 77: A compelling argument for the gravity p-median model
Kenneth Carling and Johan Håkansson

No 76: Optimal retail location and CO2 emissions
(Kommande i Applied Economics Letters, 2013)
Kenneth Carling, Johan Håkansson and Niklas Rudholm

No 75: The effect of pharmacies' right to negotiate discounts on the market share of parallel imported pharmaceuticals
David Granlund

No 74: A Note on the Impact on Sales from Introducing Healthy Labeled Meals on the Lunch Menu
Linda Thunström and Jonas Nordström

No 73: Are high-growth firms one-hit wonders? Evidence from Sweden
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Daniel Halvarsson

No 72: Testing for Panel Cointegration in an Error Correction Framework - with an Application to the Fisher Hypothesis
Kristofer Månsson, Ghazi Shukur and Pär Sjölander

No 71: Testing for Panel Unit Roots in the Presence of Spatial Dependency
Kristofer Månsson, Ghazi Shukur and Pär Sjölander

No 70: Can Taste and Nudging Impact Healthy Meal Consumption? - Evidence from a Lunch Restaurant Field Experiment
Linda Thunström and Jonas Nordström

No 69: On the Least Absolute Deviations Method for Ridge Estimation of SURE Models
Zangin Zeebari and Ghazi Shukur

No 68: The Importance of Taste for Food Demand and the Experienced Taste Effect of Healthy Labels - An experiment on potato chips and bread 
Linda Thunström and Jonas Nordström

No 67: Multilevel Mixture with Known Mixing Proportions: Applications to School and Individual Level Overweight and Obesity Data from Birmingham, England
Shakir Hussain and Ghazi Shukur

No 66: Social trust and central-bank independence
Niclas Berggren, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Jörgen Hellström

No 65: A cautionary note on using the Eurostat-OECD definition of high-growth firms
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Daniel Halvarsson and Dan Johansson

No 64: Managing town centres under increasing competitive conditions – The role of the property owners
Madelen Lagin and Johan Håkansson

No 63: Testing for Panel Unit Roots in the Presence of an Unknown Structural Break and Cross-Sectional Dependency
A. Almasri, K. Månsson, P. Sjölander and G. Shukur

No 62: Methodological issues in applying Location Models to Rural areas
Kenneth Carling, Mengjie Han and Johan Håkansson

No 61: The role of events in the survival of rural retail
Christina Engström and Johan Håkansson

No 60: Does Gender Diversity in the Boardroom Improve Firm Performance? 
Sven-Olov Daunfeld and Niklas Rudholm

No 59: EU Enlargement, Parallel Trade and Price Competition in Pharmaceuticals- What's to blame? Derogation or Perception?
David Granlund and Miyase Yesim Köksal

No 58: City Retailers’ Perceptions of Competition: A Choice Experiment
Åsa Lang

No 57: What Determines the Use of Capital Budgeting Methods? - Evidence from Swedish listed companies
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Fredrik Hartwig

No 56: Performance of Some Ridge Parameters for Probit Regression: with Application on Swedish Job Search Data
Håkan Locking, Kristofer Månsson and Ghazi Shukur

No 55: Does Easily Accessible Nutritional Labelling Increase Consumption of Healthy Meals away from Home? 
- A Field Experiment Measuring the Impact of a Point-of-Purchase Healthy Symbol on Lunch Sales 

(Publicerad i Food Economics, 2012)
Linda Thunström and Jonas Nordström

No. 54: A New Asymmetric Interaction Ridge (AIR) Regression Method
Kristofer Månsson, Ghazi Shukur and Pär Sjölander

No. 53: New Start-ups and Firm In-migration - Evidence from the Swedish Wholesale Trade Industry 
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Niklas Elert and Niklas Rudholm

No. 52: Firm migration in the Swedish wholesale trade sector 
(Publicerad i International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, 2013)
Johan Håkansson, Zuzana Macuchova and Niklas Rudholm

No. 51: New Liu Estimators for the Poisson Regression Model: Method and Application 
Kristofer Månsson, B. M. Golam Kibria, Pär Sjölander and Ghazi Shukur

No. 50: Firm Growth in the Retail and Wholesale Trade Sectors – Evidence from Sweden
(Publicerad i The Service Industries Journal)
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Åsa Lang, Zuzana Macuchova and Niklas Rudholm

No. 49: Parallel Imports and Mandatory Substitution Reform - A Kick or A Muff for Price Competition in Pharmaceuticals? 
David Granlund and Miyase Yesim Köksal

No. 47: Does Gibrat’s Law Hold for Retailing? Evidence from Sweden 
(Publicerad i Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 2012)
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Niklas Elert and Åsa Lang

No. 46: The Stern Review and its Critics: Economics at Work in an Interdisciplinary Setting 
Fredrik Hansen

No. 45: When is Gibrat's Law a Law?  
Kommande i Small Business Economics
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Niklas Elert

No. 44: Can targeted food taxes and subsidies improve the diet? Distributional effects among income groups 
(Publicerad i Food Policy, 2011)
Jonas Nordström and Linda Thunström

No. 43: Modified Ridge Parameters for Seemingly Unrelated Regression Model 
Zangin Zeebari, Ghazi Shukur and B. M. Golam Kibria

No. 42: A Poisson Ridge Regression Estimator 
Kristofer Månsson and Ghazi Shukur

No. 41: Present-Biased Preferences and Publicly Provided Health Care 
Thomas Aronsson and David Granlund

No. 40: "Waiting for the other shoe to drop": waiting for health care and duration of sick leave 
Daniela Andrén and David Granlund

No. 39: Consumption and income inequality in Sweden: a different story 
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Stefan Fölster and Per Hortlund

No. 38: Public Goods and Optimal Paternalism under Present-Biased Preferences 
Thomas Aronsson and David Granlund

No. 37: A New Ridge Regression Causality Test in the Presence of Multicollinearity 
Kristofer Månsson, Ghazi Shukur and Pär Sjölander

No. 36: Does Shelf-Labeling of Organic Foods Increase Sales? Results from a Natural Experiment 
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Niklas Rudholm

No. 35: The economic contribution of high-growth firms: Do definitions matter? 
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Niklas Elert and Dan Johansson

No. 34: The Effects of Assortative Mating on Earnings: Human Capital Spillover or Specialization? 
Johanna Åström

No. 33: Sex and Migration: Who is the Tied Mover? 
Johanna Åström and Olle Westerlund

No. 32: The Effects of Spousal Education on Individual Earnings – A Study of Married Swedish Couples 
Johanna Åström

No. 31: So how much do you pay for ethical consumption? Estimating the hedonic price for Fair Trade coffee in Sweden 
Linda Schollenberg

No. 30: Electoral accountability in a country with two-tiered government
(Publicerad i Public Choice, 2011)
David Granlund

No. 29: On Developing Ridge Regression Parameters: A Graphical investigation 
Gisela Muniz, B. M.Golam Kibria and Ghazi Shukur

No. 28: Inequality in Mortality in Vietnam During a Period of Rapid Transition 
(Publicerad i Social Science & Medicine, 2010)
David Granlund, Nguyen T. Chuc, Ho D. Phuc and Lars Lindholm

No. 27: The Effect of Health Care Expenditure on Sickness Absence
(Publicerad i The European Journal of Health Economics, 2010)
David Granlund

No. 26: Does Increased Price Competition Affect Entry of New Pharmaceutical Products? 
(Publicerad i Advances in Management and Applied Economics, 2011)
David Granlund and Niklas Rudholm

No. 25: Consumer Values of Health-Related Food Symbols and Chemical Food Additives - The Case of Breakfast Cereals 
Linda Thunström

No. 24: Do Regional Investment Grants Improve Firm Performance? - Evidence from Sweden 
(Publicerad i Technology and Investment, 2010)
Mattias Ankarhem, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Shahiduzzaman Quoreshi and Niklas Rudholm

No. 23: Congestion Charges in Stockholm: How Have They Affected Retail Revenues? 
(Publicerad i Transportmetrica, 2011)
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Niklas Rudholm and Ulf Rämme

No. 22: The Impact on Different Household Types of Economic Policies Designed to Increase the Fiber Intake from Grain Consumption  
(Publicerad i The European Journal of Health Economics, 2011)
Jonas Nordström and Linda Thunström

No. 21:Price and welfare effects of a pharmaceutical substitution reform 
(Publicerad i Journal of Health Economics, 2010)
David Granlund

No. 20: Income Inequality and Transformation of the Welfare State: A Comparative Study of the Reforms in New Zealand and Sweden 
Srikanta Chatterjee, Paul Dalziel, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Nripesh Podder

No. 19: Preference Heterogeneity and Habit Persistence: the Case of Breakfast Cereal Consumption 
(Publicerad i Journal of Agricultural economics, 2010)
Linda Thunström

No. 18: Does the Quality of Store Brands Affect the Number of National Brand Suppliers? 
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Matilda Orth and Niklas Rudholm

No. 17: The prescribing physician's influence on consumer choice between medically equivalent pharmaceuticals. Additional data
(Publicerad i Review of Industrial Organization2012)
David Granlund and Niklas Rudholm

No. 16: Multinational Electricity Market Integration and Electricity Price Dynamics 
(Publicerad i Electricity Market, 2008, EEM 2008 - 5th International Conference on European, 2008)
Jens Lundgren, Jörgen Hellström and Niklas Rudholm

No. 14: Does Physicians' Compensation Affect the Probability of their Vetoing Generic Substitution?  
(Publicerad i Social Science & Medicine, 2009)
David Granlund

No. 13: Why Do Politicians Implement Central Bank Independence Reforms?  Online Appendix
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Jörgen Hellström and Mats Landström

No. 12: The Marginal Willingness-to-Pay for Health Related Food Characteristics 
(Publicerad i Food Economics - Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, 2009)
Linda Thunström

No. 11: The Impact of Tax Reforms Designed to Encourage a Healthier Grain Consumption 
(Publicerad i Journal of Health Economics,2009)
Jonas Nordström and Linda Thunström

No. 10: Road Pricing and Retail Revenues: Results from the Stockholm Road Pricing Trial
(Publicerad i Transportation Research Part A, 2009)
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Niklas Rudholm and Ulf Rämme

No: 9: Market Power in the Expanding Nordic Power Market.
Mikael Bask, Jens Lundgren and Niklas Rudholm

No. 8: Consumer Information and Pharmaceutical Prices: Theory and Evidence  
(Publicerad i Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2011)
David Granlund and Niklas Rudholm

No. 7: Deregulating the Norwegian Pharmaceuticals Market - Consequences for Costs and Availability
(Publicerad i Health Policy, 2008)
Niklas Rudholm

No. 6: Do High Taxes Lock-in Capital Gains? Evidence from a Flat Rate Tax System
 (Publicerad i Public Choice, 2010)
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Ulrika Praski-Ståhlgren and Niklas Rudholm

No. 5: Revenues as a Proxy for Profits: A Cautionary Note 
(Publicerad i Applied Economics Letters, 2009)
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Niklas Rudholm

No. 4: Mergers and Economies of Scale: Volkswagen AG 1976 - 2000 
(Publicerad i ICFAI Journal of Mergers och Acquisitions, 2007)
Niklas Rudholm

No. 3:Tax-Induced Trading and the Identity of the Marginal Investor: Evidence from Sweden
(Publicerad i The European Journal of Finance, 2007)
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt

No. 2:Entry into Swedish Retail and Wholesale Trade Markets
(Publicerad i Review of Industrial Organization, 2006)
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Niklas Rudholm and Fredrik Bergström

No. 1:Entry into Local Retail Food Markets in Sweden: A Real-Options Approach 
(Publicerad i Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 2010)
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt, Matilda Orth and Niklas Rudholm


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