January 2016                                                                 


Curriculum Vitae of Douglas A. Hibbs, Jr.





Telephone:  +1 305-778-7981

Email:  douglas@douglas-hibbs.com    douglas.hibbs@gmail.com

Web Page:  www.douglas-hibbs.com





BA (Honors) So. Connecticut State University 1966

MA University of Wisconsin, Madison 1968

PhD University of Wisconsin, Madison 1971





USA and Sweden



Academic Appointments and Visiting Appointments


Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, UN-WIDER, University of Ghana, November 2016

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Deakin University, Melbourne Australia, March 2014

Visiting Professor, School of Economics, Addis Ababa University Ethiopia, December 2010-January 2011

Senior Research Fellow, CEFOS Institute, Gothenburg University, Sweden 2005-2011

Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Gothenburg University, Sweden 1996-2005

Visiting Professor of Economics, and Visiting Scholar CCGR, University of California Los Angeles 2002-2003

Visiting Professor, Economics, University of Rome I, “La Sapienza” February 2001, September 2002 and November 2004.

Visiting Professor, Economics, Tallinn Technical University September 2001

Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington D.C. November 2001

Visiting Scholar, IIR University of California, Berkeley March-April 2000

Visiting Professor, Economics, University of Paris I, Sorbonne November 1999

Research Professor, FIEF (Trade Union Institute for Economic Research), Stockholm 1989-1996

Visiting Professor, Economics, University of Trondheim Norway April-June, 1995

Visiting Professor, Economics, Central European University, Prague-Budapest April 1993

Visiting Professor, Economics, Aarhus University, Denmark Autumn1988

Research Fellow, Professor, Political Science and Economics, Gothenburg University, Sweden 1986-1988

Visiting Professor, Political Science, University of Copenhagen, Winter 1986

Professor of Government Harvard University, 1978-1985

Visiting Professor, ICPSR, University of Michigan June 1977

Visiting Professor, HFSR-Ford Foundation at Gothenburg University Sweden, June 1975

Instructor to Assistant Professor to Associate Professor, Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1970-1978



Professional Service and Committee Work


External Examiner PhD theses – Stockholm University economics 2001, Free University of Berlin political science 2005, University of Milan Defab economics 2008

Chair, Wicksell Prize Committee, 2007 World Congress of the Public Choice Society

Experts Committee to Evaluate University Programs in Economics and Business, Estonia Higher Education Accreditation Center, 25 Feb – 4 March, 2001

President, European Public Choice Society, 1998-99

Executive Board European Public Choice Society, 1998-2001

Board of Editors, European Journal of Political Economy, 1990-2003

Chair, Promotion Committee (‘docenturnämden’), Department of Economics, Gothenburg University, 1997-2003

Chair, Committee to Restructure Graduate Student Financing and Performance Requirements, Department of Economics, Gothenburg University, 1997

Editor, Department of Economics Research Report, 1996-2000



Teaching Experience


Political Economy and Public Choice (graduate courses at University of Gothenburg, Stockholm School of Economics, University of Paris I (Sorbonne), Aarhus University, Trondheim University, University of Copenhagen, Harvard University, Central European University, University of Michigan)

Macroeconomic Theory and Topics in Macroeconomic Theory (graduate courses at University of Gothenburg, University of Rome, ‘La Sapienza’, Tallinn Technical University, Estonia, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, University of Ghana, Accra)

Econometrics (graduate courses at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University)

Time-Series Econometrics (graduate courses at University of Gothenburg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University)

Political Economy of Growth and Development (graduate courses at University of Gothenburg)

Economics Thesis Seminar (University of California, Los Angeles)



Postgraduate Fellowships (elected to)


Fellowship, International Center for Economic Research, Torino, 1994

Fellowship, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, 1990 (declined)

Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin (Wissenschaftskolleg Zu Berlin), 1985

Fellowship, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, 1977-78



Research Awards-Grants


German Marshall Fund Grants, 1978-79, 2003-2004

Swedish National Council for Research in the Social Sciences, Grants, 1990-92; 1993-94; 1994-95, 1995-97, 1998-99

The Swedish Institute, 2001

Center for Research on the Public Sector, 2001-2002, 2005-2006

Richard C. Malmsten Foundation, 1998, 1999, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003

Bertha and Felix Neuberghs Donationsfond,1999-2000

Adlerbertska Fund, 1999-2000

Jan Wallander Foundation, Stockholm, Grants, 1990-92, 1993-94, 2000-2002

Gothenburg University Donationsfonder, 1999, 2000, 2001

Ministry of Labor, Government of Sweden, Grant, 1988-89

Western Sweden Association of Business, Grants, 1987, 1988

Danish Social Science Research Council, Grants, 1986, 1988

Gothenburg University, Grant, 1985-86

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Grant, 1983-85

U.S. National Science Foundation, Grants, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982

National Institute of Mental Health, Grant, 1974



Research Groups and Conferences:  Organizer or Invited Principal Speaker


University of Toronto, 2012, Conference on Prediction in Social Science, University of Western Ontario, November 2011,

Conference on Decision Theory and Choice, University of Salerno, June 2008

ERC/METU International Conference in Economics, V, Ankara, September 2001, plenary lecture

Presidential Address Annual Meeting of the European Public Choice Society, Lisbon 1999

Organizer of the Annual Meeting of the European Public Choice Society, Gothenburg, Sweden, April-May 1998

Conference on Macroeconomic Perspectives on the Danish Economy, Hornbaek, June 1997

Conference on Labor Market Institutions, Australian National University, Canberra, December 1997

Conference on Labor Market Policy and Job Creation, US Embassy, SAF, LO, IF and Swedish Dept. of Labor, Stockholm, May 1997

Conference on Globalization of Labor Markets, University of California, Los Angeles, September 1996

Peder Sather Symposium, Economic Integration, Employment and Wage Bargaining, University of California, Berkeley, March 1996

Conference on Political Economy-Elections, Center for Political Economy, Washington University, St. Louis, April 1996

Conference on Wage Flexibility and Full Employment, Science Center Berlin, 1995

Organizer of Conference on Politics, Growth and Distribution, FIEF, Stockholm, June 1993

Organizer of Conference on Economic and Sociological Approaches to Labor Markets and Labor Mobility, FIEF, Stockholm, 1990

Organizer of Workshop on Economic Models of Political Behavior, European Consortium for Research, 1990

Research Group on Inequality in Sweden, Government of Sweden, 1988 -90

Keynote Lecture 1986 annual meeting of the Danish Political Science Association

Organizer of Conference on Recent Research on the Scandinavian Welfare State, University of Copenhagen, April 1986

Conference on the Growth of Government, Helsinki, 1985

Public Lecture Political Economy series, New York University, 1982

Inflation Research Group, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA, 1979 -1981

Organizer of Conference on Political-Economic Models and Cycles, Bonn University, Germany, January 1979

Carnegie-Mellon Conference on Political Economy, 1979

Organizer of Conference on Political-Economic Models and Cycles, Center For Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California, February 1978

Organizer of Conference on Macroeconomics and Presidential Elections, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 1977

Committee on Longitudinal Methodology, Social Science Research Council, New York, 1976 - 1980 (member)



Other Conference Papers Delivered (selected)


European Economics Association, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2004

European Public Choice Society, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2007, 2012

US Public Choice Society, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2012

European Association of Labor Economists, 1990, 1994, 1995

American Economics Association, The Econometric Society, International Economics Association, Brookings Institution and NBER, 1975, 1978, 1980, 1985, 1989, 1990

American Political Science Association, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2006, 2008

European Consortium for Political Research, 1983, 1986, 1990

Southern Political Science Association, 2013



Invited Lectures (selected, in rough chronological sequence)

Deakin University, Melbourne Australia, Economics,   University of Toronto, American Studies Center,   Georgetown University, Mortara Center - Walsh School of Foreign Service,   University of Naples-Parthenope, Economics,   University of Georgia, Athens,   Nuffield College, University of Oxford,   University of Milan Bicocca,   Jean Monnet Centre, Free University of Berlin;   Bank of Italy,   University of Bologna;   Science Center Berlin (WZB);   University of California, San Diego, Political Economy Seminar; Northwestern University, Economics and Political Science;   Mauno Koivisto Lecture, Finnish Economics Society, Turku;   IIR, University of California, Berkeley;   Maison des Sciences Economiques, University of Paris I – Sorbonne;   Graduate School of Business, Stanford University;   Harvard-MIT Program in Political Economy;  Keynote Speaker, Annual Danish Public Choice Conference, Aarhus;   Economics, University of Copenhagen;   Social Science Center, Columbia University;   Economics, University of Zürich;   Economics, University of Rome;   Economics, University of Poitiers;   Central Bank of Greece, Athens;   Economics, University of Brussels;   Economics, Trinity College, Dublin;   Economics, University of Munich;   Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi;   Delhi School of Economics;   Chester Bowles Seminar, Chail, India;   USICA Seminar, Calcutta;   Ecole National de l’Administration, Paris;   Economics, University of Turin;   Economics; University of Brescia;   Center for North American Studies, Free University, Berlin;   Economics and Political Science, University of Tokyo;   Economics, University of Kyoto;   Economics, University of Oslo;   Norwegian School of Business, Oslo;   Economics, University of Trondheim;   Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm;   Economics, Uppsala University;   Stockholm School of Economics;   EFA, Ministry of Labor, Stockholm;   Institute for Social Research, Stockholm;   Economics, Umeå University;   Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin;   Economics and Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark;  Australian National University, Canberra;   Economic Council, Stockholm;   Sociology, University of Stockholm;   Political Science, Odense University, Denmark;   Economics, University of Tromsø, Norway;   Political Science, University of Geneva;   Political Science,   Essex University,   Political Science, Seol National University;   Science Center, Berlin;   Sociology, University of Milan;   Sociology, London School of Economics;   Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs Macroeconomics Workshop,   Political Economy Lecture Series, Rutgers University;   Sociology and Political Science, Indiana University;   New York University Political Economy Conference,   Seminar for Parliamentarians and Industrialists, Tokyo.



Research Foundation/Publication Referee


US National Science Foundation (Economics, Political Science, Sociology)

Central Bank of Sweden, Jubeliums Research Fund (Economics)

British Social Science Research Council (Political Science)

Israel Science Foundation (Economics)

Social Sciences Research Council of Canada (Economics)

Danish National Research Council

University of California, Santa Barbara


American Economic Review   American Journal of Political Science

American Political Science Review   American Sociological Review

British Journal of Political Science   Econometrica   The Economic Journal

Economic Inquiry   Economics and Politics   Electoral Studies

European Journal of Political Economy   European Journal of Political Research

Industrial Relations   Japanese Journal of Political Science

Journal of Conflict Resolution   Journal of Development Economics

Journal of Interdisciplinary History   Journal of Political Economy   Journal of Politics

Journal of Theoretical Politics   Political Methodology   Labour Economics

Political Power and Social Theory   Political Research Quarterly   Psychological Bulletin   Public Choice

Public Finance Quarterly   Public Opinion Quarterly   Political Science Quarterly  

Quarterly Journal of Economics   Review of Economics and Statistics   Scandinavian Journal of Economics   Sociological Methodology



Professional Societies


American Economics Association

European Public Choice Society

American Public Choice Society



Publications and Manuscripts




Solidarity or Egoism?  The Economics of Sociotropic and Egocentric Influences on Political Behavior, Aarhus University Press, 1993


The Political Economy of Industrial Democracies, Harvard University Press, 1987


The American Political Economy: Macroeconomics and Electoral Politics, Harvard University Press, 1987


Contemporary Political Economy:  Studies On The Interdependence Of Politics And Economics,  with Heino Fassbender and others, North Holland, Contributions  to  Economic analysis No. 135, 1981


Mass Political Violence:  A Cross-National Causal Analysis, John Wiley, 1973



Articles in Books


“Voting and the Macroeconomy,” in B. Weingast and D. Wittman, Eds. The Oxford Handbook of Political Economy, Oxford University Press, 2006, chapter 31:565-586


“Institutionerna och samhällsekonomin,” [Institutions and Macroeconomics] (with Olsson and Brink) in Erik Amnå, ed. Globalisering, Demokratiutredningens forskarvolym IX, Stockhomn: Fakta Info Direkt, 1999


“Comments on “The Macroeconomics of the Welfare State,” in Torben Andersen and Ole Risager, eds. Macroeconomic Perspectives on the Danish Economy, Macmillan, 1999


“Löneutjämning och Löneökningstakt Under Den Solidariska Lönepolitiken,” (with  H. Locking) in V. Bergström, ed. Varför Överge Den Svenska Modellen, Stockholm, Tiden, 1993, 111-125


“Comments on Relative Wage Flexibility in Four Countries,” in Lars Calmfors, ed. Wage Formation And Macroeconomic Policy, Oxford University Press, 1990


“Wage Compression And Trade Union Action in Sweden,” in Inga Persson, ed. Generating Equality In The Welfare State -- The Swedish Experience, Oslo:  Norwegian University Press, 1990


“Inflation, Political Support and Macroeconomic Policy,” in Leon Lindberg and Charles Maier, eds., The Politics Of Inflation And Economic Stagnation. Washington:  Brookings Institution, 1985, 175-195


“Macroeconomic Performance, Macroeconomic Policy and Electoral Politics in Industrial Democracies,” in Samuel Huntington and Joseph Nye, eds., Global Dilemmas. University Press of America, Lanham, MD, 1985, 123-136


“Macroeconomic Policies and Performance in the United States During President Reagan's First Four Years,” in the Wissenschaftskolleg Jahrbuch, Berlin, 1985


“Public Concern about Inflation and Unemployment in the United States:  Trends, Correlates and Political Implications,” in Robert E. Hall, ed., Inflation:  Causes and Effects, National Bureau of Economic Research, University of Chicago Press, 1982, 211-231



Journal Articles, Working Papers and Lecture Slides


Bread and Peace Voting in US Presidential Elections: What Impact Rising Inequality?, Lecture Slides, February 2014


The Bread, Incumbency and Balance Model of Seat Election Outcomes in the US House of Representatives, Lecture Slides, February 2014


“The Bread and Peace Model: 2012 Presidential Election Postmortem  PS: Political Science and Politics, January 2013, 41


“Obama’s Re-election Prospects Under ‘Bread and Peace’ Voting in the 2012 US Presidential Election  PS: Political Science and Politics, October 2012, 635-639 and unabridged version at http://www.douglas-hibbs.com/HibbsArticles/hibbs_downloadable.htm


“The 2010 Midterm Election for the US House of Representatives” working paper, 22 September 2010


“Tax Toleration and Tax Compliance: How Government Affects the Propensity of Firms to Enter the Unofficial Economy” (with Violeta Piculescu), American Journal of Political Science, vol. 54, no. 1, 2010, 18-33


“Implications of the ‘Bread and Peace’ Model for the 2008 US Presidential Election,” Public Choice, vol. 137, 2008, 1-10


“Labor Market Regimes and the Effects of Monetary Policy,” (with N. Acocella and G. Di Bartolomeo), Journal of Macroeconomics, vol. 30, 2008, 134-156


“The Economy, the War in Iraq and the 2004 Presidential Election” revised 18 April 2007, rejected by the Quarterly Journal of Political Science


Brief Essay on my 1977 article “Political Parties and Macroeconomic Policy” for the One-Hundredth Anniversary issue of the American Political Science Review, vol. 100, November 2006, 670-671 (solicited because the original 1977 article ranked 2nd on the all-time list of most cited APSR articles)


“Biogeography and Long-Run Economic Development,” (with Ola Olsson), European Economic Review, vol. 49, 2005, 909-938.


“Geography, Biogeography and Why Some Countries Are Rich and Others Poor,” (with Ola Olsson), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States. (PNAS), vol. 101, No. 10, 2004, 3715-3740


“The Politicization of Growth Theory”, Kyklos, vol. 54, 2001, 265-286


“Bread and Peace Voting in U.S. Presidential Elections,” Public Choice, vol.104, Nos. 1-2, July 2000, 149-180


“Wage Compression and Productive Efficiency:  Evidence for Sweden,” (with H. Locking), Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 18, No. 4, October 2000, 755-783


“Wage Compression, Wage Drift and Wage Inflation in Sweden,” (with H. Locking), Labour Economics, vol. 3, 1996, 109-141


“On Ad-Hominem Assertion and Scientific Discourse in the Study of Sociotropic and Egocentric Motivations of Political Behavior,” Scandinavian Political Studies, vol. 19, April 1996, 283-290


“Den Solidariska Lönepolitiken och Produktiviteten Inom Industrin,” (with H. Locking) Ekonomisk Debatt, vol. 7, 1995, 537-548


“Solidarity Wage Policies and Industrial Productivity in Sweden,” (with H. Locking) Nordic Journal of Political Economy, vol. 22, 1995, 95-108


“The Partisan Theory of Macroeconomic Cycles:  More Theory and Evidence,” Economics and Politics, 6, 1994, 1-23, translated to Japanese in Leviathan, vol. 12, 1993, 126-160


“Partisan Theory After Fifteen Years,” European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 8, 1992, 361-373


“Market Forces, Trade Union Ideology and Trends in Wage Dispersion,” Acta Sociologica, vol. 34, 1991, 89-102


“Löneutjämning och Löneökningstakt Under Den Solidariska Lönepolitiken,” (with  H. Locking) Ekonomisk Debatt, vol.8, 1991, 653-664


“Löneutjämning, Löneglidning och Löneökningstakt Under Den Solidariska Lönepolitiken i Sverige,” (with  H. Locking and H.  Ekdahl), Arbetarhistoria, vol. 56-57, 1990/91, 42-47


“Wage Compression Under Solidarity Bargaining in Sweden,” FIEF Research Report No. 30, Stockholm, 1990


“Income Distribution in the United States,” (with C. Dennis) American Political Science Review, vol. 82, June 1988, 467-490


“Some Impressions of Swedish Political and Economic Science,” Politologen, vol. 2, 1987, 47-54


“Political Parties and Macroeconomic Policies and Outcomes in the United States,” American Economic Review, vol. 76, 1986, 66-70


“Macroeconomic Performance, Macroeconomic Policy and Electoral Politics in Industrial Democracies,” International Social Science Journal, vol. 37, March-April 1985, 63-74


“Difference Equation Dynamics; Comment on Beck,” American Political Science Review, vol. 77, 1983, 447-451


“Performance Economique et Fonction de Popularite des Presidents Pompidiou et Giscard d'Estaing,” Revue d'Economie Politique, vol. 93, 1983, 44-61


“On the Demand for Macroeconomic Outcomes:  Macroeconomic Performance and Mass Political Support in the United States, Great Britain and Germany,” (with the assistance of D. Rivers and N. Vasilatos) Journal of Politics, vol. 44, May 1982, 426-462


“The Dynamics of Political Support for American Presidents Among Occupational and Partisan Groups,” (with the assistance of D. Rivers and N. Vasilatos) American Journal of Political Science, vol. 26, May 1982, 312-32


“Economic Outcomes and Political Support for British Governments Among the Occupational Classes,” (with the assistance of N. Vasilatos) American Political Science Review, vol. 76, June 1982, 259-79


“More on Economic Performance and Political Support in Britain,” American Political Science Review, vol. 76, June 1982, 282-284


“President Reagan's Mandate from the 1980 Elections:  A Shift to the Right?” American Politics Quarterly, vol. 10, October 1982, 387-420


“Economics and Politics in France:  Economic Performance and Mass Political Support for Presidents Pompidou and Giscard d'Estaing,” European Journal of Political Research, vol. 9, 1981, 133-45


“Public Reactions to the Growth of Taxation and Government Expenditure,” (with Henrik Jess Madsen) World Politics, vol. 33, April 1981, 413-435


“The Impact of Economic Performance on Electoral Support in Sweden, 1967-1978,” (with Henrik J. Madsen) Scandinavian Political Studies, vol. 4, 1981, 33-50


“Political Parties and Macroeconomic Policy; Reply to Payne,” American Political Science Review, vol. 73, March 1979, 185-190


“The Mass Public and Macroeconomic Performance:  The Dynamics of Public Opinion Toward Unemployment and Inflation,” American Journal of Political Science, vol. 23, November 1979, 705-731


“On the Political Economy of Long-Run Trends in Strike Activity,” British Journal of Political Science, vol. 8, April 1978, 153-75


“Trade Union Power, Wage Inflation, and Labor Militancy: A Comparative Analysis,” Center for International Studies, MIT, C1977-6 reprinted in Hibbs, The Political Economy of Industrial Democracies, Harvard University Press, 1987, chapter 3, 77-114


“Political Parties and Macroeconomic Policy,” American Political Science Review, vol. 71, December 1977, 1467-87. Reprinted in translation in Italian and Spanish. Ranked 2nd on the all-time list of most highly cited APSR articles according to the count made by editors for the journal’s November 2006 100th anniversary issue.


“On Analyzing the Effects of Policy Interventions:  Box-Jenkins Vs. Structural Equation Models,” Sociological Methodology, vol. 8, 1977, 137-179


“Industrial Conflict in Advanced Industrial Societies,” American Political Science Review, vol. 70, December 1976, 1033-58


“Problems of Statistical Estimation and Causal Inference in Time-Series Regression Models,” Sociological Methodology, vol. 5, 1973-1974, 252-308



Thesis Students Supervised/Advised

(partial list) with Institution, Degree, Year, Thesis Field, and Current Activity if known


Charles Murray, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD., 1974, Political-Economic Development, Bradley Fellow at American Enterprise Institute, Washington DC.

Mary Corcoran, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD., 1974, Quantitative Social Policy, Professor of Political Science, Women’s Studies and Public Policy, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Diana Dutton Mitchell, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD., 1975, Quantitative Health Policy, Senior Research Associate Stanford Medical School

Taizo Yakushiji, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD., 1977, Development of Japanese Auto Industry, Executive Research Director of Institute for International Policy Studies and Member of Council for Science and Technology Policy, Cabinet Office Government of Japan

Nicholas Vasilatos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS, 1979, Quantitative Political Economy, Senior Software Consultant-Chief Programmer

David G. Golden, Harvard University, Summa Cum Laude BA Honors Thesis, 1980, Quantitative Political Economy, Managing Director JP Morgan Chase, San Francisco

Henry Brady, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD., 1980, Econometric Models of Voting Behavior, Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor, Dean of Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley

R. Douglas Rivers, PhD., 1981, Harvard University, Quantitative Voting Behavior Theory, Professor Stanford University, Senior Fellow Hoover Institution, President and CEO of YouGov/Polimetrix

Danny Ertel, Harvard University, BA Honors Thesis, 1982, Quantitative Political Economy, CEO and Chairman Vantage Technologies

Henrik Jess Madsen, Harvard University, PhD., 1984, Quantitative Political Economy-Macroeconomic Policy, Consultant Beijing China and Russian Federation

Kenneth Jay Drexler, Harvard University, BA Honors Thesis, 1984, Income Distribution and Fiscal Policy, attorney and Senior Advisor National Tax Advocate Washington DC

Håkan Locking, Gothenburg University, PhD., 1996, Wage Formation and Productivity, Senior Lecturer, Linnaeus University

Ola Olsson, Gothenburg University, PhD., 2000, Economic Growth Theory, Professor of Economics, Gothenburg University

Rikard Svensson, Gothenburg University, M.A. Thesis, 2001, Economic Conditions for Monetary Union

Per Wirdefeldt, Gothenburg University, M.A. Thesis, 2001, Economic Conditions for Monetary Union

Violeta Piculescu, Gothenburg University, PhD., 2002, Transition Economics, Bucharest Romania

Mattias Erlandsson, Gothenburg University, PhD., 2003, Political Economy-Macroeconomic Policy, Head of Forecasting Division, Central Bank of Sweden

Thomas Meyer, Free University of Berlin, PhD., 2005, Endogenous Economic Growth-Political Economy, postdoctoral studies Berlin

Klas Sandén, Gothenburg University, PhD., 2006, Wage Distribution Theory, Postdoctoral Fellow, Linnaeus University