The IIES is a research institute at Stockholm University. Founded in 1962, it has become one of the leading institutions in Europe in advanced research in economics.
Research by Torsten Persson (IIES) and Timothy Besley (LSE) shows how market and policy failures can prevent welfare-enhancing green transitions, or make ongoing ones too slow.
How do car purchases help us understand the drivers of the Great Recession of 2007?
The proportion of local politicians with weak ties to the labor market and to the nuclear family is higher among populist, radical-right Sweden Democrats and their voters than among other parties in Sweden.
Contact details for faculty, graduate students and administration
Lists of publications at the IIES
The education of future researchers is a key objective of the IIES. Here you can read more about Graduate Studies at the IIES as well as the PhD program at Stockholm University.
The economics program at Stockholm University is broadly considered to be one of the very best in Europe.
Meet IIES Graduate Student Stefan Hinkelmann
Upon graduation, IIES’s students go on to tenure-track jobs at universities worldwide or positions in government and other organizations.
Torsten received the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award together with Guido Tabellini and Timothy Besley.
Watch IIES Professor Torsten Persson receive his award live on the BBVA web.
On 15 June Markus successfully defended his thesis "Essays on Economic Growth, Inflation and Inequality".
On 14 June Gualtiero successfully defended his thesis "Essays on Income Risk, Portfolio Choices and the Macroeconomy".
Competitive Capture of Public Opinion
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The IIES is currently on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Press contact at the IIES and contact details for the press office at Stockholm University
August 27-28, 2022
On 28 August 2020 we were reached by the sad news that Professor Assar Lindbeck had passed away
CeMoF is a collaboration between the IIES, Stockholm Business School (SBS) and the Department of Economics (ECON).