Please e-mail me if you do not have access to any of my articles. In that case I will send you a copy.

Refereed publications:

34. Bonander, C. Jakobsson, N. and Nilsson, F. Are fire safe cigarettes actually fire safe? Evidence from changes in US state laws. Forthcoming in Injury Prevention.

33. Jakobsson, N. Muttarak, R. and Skøyen, M. Dividing the pie en the eco-social state: Exploring the relationship between public support for environmental and welfare policies. Forthcoming in Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space.

32. Jonsson, S. and Jakobsson, N. Is buying sex morally wrong? Comparing attitudes toward prostitution using individual-level data across eight Western European countries. Forthcoming in Women’s Studies International Forum.

31. De Poli, S., Jakobsson, N. and Schüller, S. The drowning-refugee effect: media salience and xenophobic attitudes. Forthcoming in Applied Economics Letters.

30.  Bonander, C. Jakobsson, N. Podestà, F. and Svensson, M. Universities as engines for regional growth? Using the synthetic control method to analyze the effects of research universitiesRegional Sicence & Urban Economics, 60: 198-207. Working paper version (early version).

29. Jakobsson, N. and Svensson, M. Copayments and physicians visits: A panel data study of Swedish regions 2003-2012. Forthcoming in Health Policy.

28. Jakobsson, N. and Svensson, M. The effect of copayments on primary care utilization: Results from a quasi-experiment. Forthcoming in Applied Economics. Free version.

27. Jakobsson, N., Kotsadam, A., Syse, A. and  Øien, H. Gender Bias in Public Long-term Care? A Survey Experiment among Care Managers. Forthcoming in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. Free version.

26. Jakobsson, N. and Kumlin, S. Election campaign agendas, government partisanship, and the welfare state. Forthcoming in European Political Science Review. Working paper version.

25. Finseraas, H., Jakobsson, N. and Svensson. M. Do knowledge gains from public information campaigns persist over time? Results from a survey experiment on the Norwegian pension reform. Forthcoming in Journal of Pension Economics and Finance.

24. Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. The economics of trafficking for sexual exploitation. Forthcoming in Handbook on the Economics of Prostitution, OxfordUniversity Press.

23. Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. Does marriage affect men’s labor market outcomes? A European perspective. Forthcoming in Review of Economics of the Household. DOI: 10.1007/s11150-013-9224-7.

22. Næss, S., Blekesaune, M. and Jakobsson, N. (2015). Marital transitions and life satisfaction: Evidence from longitudinal data from Norway. Acta Sociologica, 58(1): 63-78.

21. Jakobsson, N. and Blom, S. (2014). Did the 2011 terror attacks in Norway change citizens’ attitudes towards immigrants? International Journal of Public Opinion Research26(4): 475486.

20. Finseraas, H. and Jakobsson, N. (2014). Does a simple information intervention change the perception of a reform? Applied Economics Letters, 21(18): 1266-1268. Extra material.

19. Hernæs Ø, Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. (2014). Prostitution, demand and supply of. Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Springer, 1-6.

18. Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. (2014) Shame on you John! Laws, stigmatization, and the demand for sex. European Journal of Law and Economics, 37(3): 393-404.

17. Jakobsson, N. and Lindholm, H. (2014). Ethnic preferences in internet dating: A field experiment. Marriage & Family Review, 50(4): 307-317.

16. Finseraas, H. and Jakobsson, N. (2014). Does information about the pension system affect knowledge and retirement plans? Evidence from a survey experiment. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 13(3): 250-271. Extra material: 1, 2.

15. Jakobsson, N., Persson, M. and Svensson, M. (2013). Class-size effects on adolescent mental health and well-being in Swedish schools. Education Economics, 21(3): 248-263. Working paper version.

14. Jakobsson, N. (2013). Attitudes toward municipal income tax rates in Sweden: Do people vote with their feet? eJournal of Tax Research, 11(2): 157-175.

13. Jakobsson, N., Kotsadam, A. and Støre, S. (2013). Attitudes toward same-sex marriage: the case of Scandinavia. Journal of Homosexuality, 60(9): 1369-1380.

12. Jakobsson, N., Kotsadam, A. and Levin, M. (2013) Gender and overconfidence: Effects of context, gendered stereotypes, and peer group. Advances in Applied Sociology, 3(2): 137-141.

11. Jakobsson, N., Kotsadam, A. and Szebehely, M. (2013). Informal eldercare and care for disabled children in the Nordic countries: prevalence and relation to employment. Nordic Journal of Social Research, 4: 1-30.

10. Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. (2013). The law and economics of international sex slavery: Prostitution laws and trafficking for sexual exploitation. European Journal of Law and Economics, 35(1): 87-107. Free version.

9. Finseraas, H. and Jakobsson, N. (2012) Trust and ethnic fractionalization: the importance of religion as a cross-cutting dimension. Kyklos, 65(3): 327-339.

8. Finseraas, H., Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. (2012). The gender gap in political preferences: An empirical test of a political economy explanation. Social Politics, 19(2): 219-242.

7. Andersson, L., Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. (2012). Discrimination in the Norwegian housing market – class, sex, and ethnicity. Land Economics, 88(2): 233-240.

6. Jakobsson, N (2012). Gender and confidence: are women underconfident? Applied Economics Letters, 19(11): 1057-1059.

5. Finseraas, H., Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. (2011). Did the murder of Theo van Gogh change Europeans’ immigration policy preferences? Kyklos, 64(3): 396-409.

4. Kotsadam, A. and Jakobsson, N. (2011). Do laws affect attitudes? An assessment of the Norwegian prostitution law using longitudinal data. International Review of Law and Economics, 31(2): 103-115. Working paper version.

3. Dahlbom, L., Jakobsson, A., Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. (2011). Gender and overconfidence: are girls really overconfident? Applied Economics Letters, 18(4): 325-327.

2. Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. (2011). Gender equity and prostitution: An investigation of attitudes in Norway and Sweden. Feminist Economics, 17(1): 31-58.

1. Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. (2010). Do attitudes toward gender equality really differ between Norway and Sweden? Journal of European Social Policy, 20(2): 142-159. Working paper version.


Modern mikroekonomi: marknad, politik och välfärd. 2014 (third edition). Norstedts Akademiska Förlag, with Andreas Bergh.

Non-English articles, book chapters etc:

Jakobsson, N. 2016. Lässtrategier efter läsning i företagsekonomi och samhällskunskap. Läs- och skrivportalen, Lässtrategier för ämnestexter, i Del 6: Lässtrategier efter läsning, s 10-16. Stockholm: Skolverket.

Jakobsson, N. Book Review: Prostitution policy in the Nordic region: Ambigous sympathies, by May-Len Skilbrei and Charlotta HolmstromGender & Society, forthcoming. DOI: 10.1177/0891243214558871.

Jakobsson, N. and Kotsadam, A. 2015. Derecho y economía de las esclavitud sexual internacional: leyes sobre prostitución sexual y de sus víctimas, in Hurtado, M. and A. Iranzo. Miradas críticas sobre la trata de seres humanos. Dialogos en construcción, p. 227 – 252. Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes y Universidad de La Sabana.

Syse, A., Øien, H., Bugge Solheim, M. and Jakobsson, N. (2015). Variasjoner i kommunale tildelingsvurderinger av helse- og omsorgstjenester til eldre. Tidsskrift for Velferdsforskning, 18(3): 212-234.

Jakobsson, N., Hansen, T. and Kotsadam, A. (2012). Er det en sammenheng mellom formell og uformell omsorg i Norge? Tidsskrift for Velferdsforskning, 15(3): 22-29.

Kotsadam, A. and Jakobsson, N. (2012). Uformell eldreomsorg – et hinder for kvinner på arbeidsmarkedet? Søkelys på arbeidslivet, 29(1-2): 97-110.

Externaliteter – Varför ska man beskatta bilism och subventionera vaccinationer? (2011) i Gerlach, P. (red): Nationalekonomi för vänstern – Teori för jämlikhet och välfärd. p. 35-49. Stockholm, Sverige: Kata Förlag.

 Gör höga skatter Sverige till en vinnare?, with Johan Lönnroth, Ekonomisk debatt, nr 1, 2008

Bör antaganden vara orealistiska?, 2007, Ekonomisk debatt, nr 1

Newspaper articles (selected):

Mindre svenskt inflytande i EU, Nya Wermlandstidningen, 2016.

Hvordan påvirker loven rundt sexkjøp forekomsten av trafficking?, Sexologi, 10(1): 5.

Jakobsson, Niklas., Kotsadam, Andreas. and Løvgren, Mette. (2011) “El ejemplo sueco: penalizar el consumo.” México Social, nr. 14, 1 September.

Loven fungerer, Dagbladet 27 juli 2010

Sexköpslagens effekter på prostitution och trafficking, Svenska Dagbladet 20 juli 2010, with Andreas Kotsadam

Reform i motbakke, Klassekampen 28 september 2009

Vellykket velferdsmodell, med Andreas Kotsadam, Klassekampen, 22 september 2009

Välutbildade mer positiva till skatt, 2007, TCO-tidningen, nr 16

Politiken angår nationalekonomin, 2007, Liberal debatt, nr 4

Nordisk välfärdsstat väg till framgång, 2007, TCO-tidningen, nr 4