In our mission to increase the impact of social sciences on government policy, society, and business, SNS collaborates with leading academic researchers from Sweden and around the world.

SNS Research Network is comprised of an esteemed group of 190 researchers that have authored and contributed to SNS research reports during the last five years. They hail from 20 international and 26 Swedish universities and research institutes.

International universities and research institutes

Harvard University, Imperial College Business School, London School of Economics and Political Science, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Maastricht University, Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Monash Business School, Northwestern University, Pompeu-Fabra University, Stanford University, Statistics Norway, Tilburg University, Universitetet i Bergen, University of California, University of Copenhagen, University of Duisburg-Essen, University of Florida, University of Pittsburgh, VATT Institute for Economic Research.

Swedish universities and research institutes

The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, Chalmers University of Technology, Dalarna University, Gothenburg University, The Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Jönköping University, Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Linköping University, Linnaeus University, Lund University, Malmö University, National Institute of Economic Research, Region Västra Götaland, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm University, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå University, University of Borås, University West, Uppsala University, Vinnova, Örebro University.

Below is a list of the current cohort of SNS Research Network, sorted by research project.


Taxes in a globalised world

Thomas Aronsson, Professor of Economics, Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics, USBE

Spencer Bastani, Professor of Economics at IFAU, affiliated to Linnaeus University

Runar Brännlund, Professor of Economics, Umeå University.

Mattias Dahlberg, professor of financial law, Uppsala University/Department of Law

Peter Englund, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics.

Sebastian Escobar-Jansson, Assistant professor at CES, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich

Martin Gustavsson, Associate Professor in Financial Economics at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Åsa Hansson, Associate Professor of Economics, Lund University

Jarkko Harju (PhD), Senior Researcher at VATT Institute for Economic Research

Aliisa Koivisto, Reseacher at at VATT Institute for Economic Research and Doctoral Student in Economics at University of Helsinki

Bengt Kriström, Professor of Resource Economics, SLU

Toumas Matikka, Chief Researcher at VATT Institute for Economic Research

Peter Nilsson, Adjunct Professor of Tax Law, Lund University

Pernilla Rendahl, Professor of Tax Law, Gothenburg University

David Seim, Professor of Economics, Stockholm University, Department of Economics

Håkan Selin, Associate Professor, holds a researcher position at the Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU) in Uppsala, Sweden

Per Strömberg, SSE Centennial Professor of Finance and Private Equity at the Stockholm School of Economics and Head of the Department of Finance.

Magnus Wikström, Professor of Economics, Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics, USBE


Health Care in the 21st Century

Björn af Ugglas, PhD, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet

Anders Anell, Professor, Lund University School of Economics and Management

Daniel Avdic, Research Fellow, Monash Business School/ Centre for Health Economics

Anders Bergenfelz, Professor and Doctor, Lund University

Anna Essén, Associate Professor, Stockholm School of Economics/Department of Management and Organization

Li Felländer-Tsai, Professor and Doctor, Karolinska Institutet

Peter Lindgren, CEO and Professor, Karolinska Institutet

Cecilia Magnusson Sjöberg, Professor and Subject Director, Stockholm University/Department of Law

Maria Nordin, Associate Professor, Umeå University/Department of Psychology

Kristina Westerberg, Professor Emerita, Umeå University/Department of Psychology

Annika Östman Wernerson, Professor and Doctor, Karolinska Institutet


Sustainable Urban and Rural Planning

Disa Asplund, Researcher in Transport Economics, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)

Maria Börjesson, Professor, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)

Edward Glaeser, Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Martin Grander, Researcher, Department of Urban Studies, Malmö University

Jenny Jans, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SOFI, Stockholm University

Fredrik Kopsch, Senior Lecturer in Real Estate Science , Lund University

Peter Nilsson, Professor of Economics, IIES, Stockholm University

Kristofer Odolinski, Researcher, Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, and at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)

Giancarlo Spagnolo, Professor of Economics, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), Stockholm School of Economics

Mattias Vesterberg, Researcher in Economics, Umeå University

Anders Åkerman, Researcher, Department of Economics, Stockholm University


Learnings from Integration

Henrik Andersson, PhD of Economics, Uppsala University/Department of Government (CONPOL)

Pernilla Andersson Joona, Associate Professor of Economics, Stockholm University

Nina Drange, PhD, Statistics Norway

Ann-Zofie Duvander, Professor of Demography, Stockholm University

Simon Ek, PhD Student of Economics, Uppsala University and The Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Stefan Eriksson, Associate Professor of Economics, Uppsala University

Hans Grönqvist, Associate Professor of Economics, Uppsala University

Mats Hammarstedt, Professor of Economics, Linnaeus University and The Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Emma Holmqvist, PhD in Cultural Geography, Uppsala University

Matilda Kilström, PhD, Stockholm University/Institute for International Economic Studies

Eleonora Mussino, Associate Professor of Demography, Stockholm University

Susan Niknami, PhD of Economics, Stockholm University

Elisabeth Olme, PhD Student, Stockholm University/Department of Economics

Vedran Omanović, PhD in Business Administration, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg

Johanna Rickne, professor of Economics at the Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University

Dan-Olof Rooth, Professor of Economics, Stockholm University

Joakim Ruist, PhD, University of Gothenburg/Department of Economics

Per Skedinger, Adjunct Professor of Economics, Linnaeus University and The Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Andrey Tibajev, PhD student in Ethnic and Migration Studies, Linköping University

Susanne Urban, Associate Professor of Sociology, Uppsala University


The Future of Pensions

Fredrik Carlsson, Professor, University of Gothenburg/Department of Economics

Mikael Elinder, Senior lecturer, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Johannes Hagen, PhD student, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Hannes Malmberg, Graduate student, Stockholm University/Institute for International Economic Studies

Peter Nilsson, JD, Lund University/LRF konsult

Edward Palmer, Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Yuwei Zhao De Gosson De Varennes, PhD student, Uppsala University/Department of Economics


SNS Welfare Policy Council

Lisa Laun, PhD, Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy

Per Johansson, Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Statistics & Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy

Mårten Palme, Professor, Stockholm University/Department of Economics

Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta, Associate Professor, University of Gothenburg/Department of Political Science


Future Supply of Skills

Adrian Adermon, Assistant Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Kajsa Asplund, PhD student, Stockholm School of Economics/Department of Management and Organization

Ola Bergström, Professor, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg/Department of Business Administration

Lisa Björk, PhD, Region Västa Götaland/Institute of Stress Medicine

Pernilla Bolander, Assistant Professor, Stockholm School of Economics/Department of Management and Organization

Linda Corin, PhD, Region Västra Götaland/Institute of Stress Medicine

Andreas Diedrich, Associate Professor, University of Gothenburg/Gothenburg Research Institute

Kerstin Enflo, Associate Professor, Lund University/Department of Economic History

Mette Foged, PhD, University of Copenhagen/Department of Economics

Georg Graetz, Researcher, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Magnus Gustavsson, Associate Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Carla Haelermans, Assistant Professor, Maastricht University/Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research (TIER)

Fredrik Heyman, Associate Professor, Research Institute of Industrial Economics

Julian V. Johnsen, Post doctor, University of Bergen/Department of Economics

Katrine V Løken, Professor, University of Bergen/Department of Economics

Christina Mauléon, Senior lecturer, University of Borås

Guy Michaels, Associate Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science/Department of Economics

Fredrik Sjöholm, Professor, Lund University/Department of Economics. and Research Institute of Industrial Economics

Anders Stenberg, Associate Professor, Stockholm University/Swedish Institute for Social Research

Lars Walter, Associate Professor, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg/Department of Business and Administration


Investments in Equal Life Chances

David Autor, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Department of Economics

Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Professor, Pompeu Fabra University/Department of Political and Social Sciences

Lars Hultkrantz, Professor, Örebro University/School of Business

Titti Mattsson, Professor, Lund University/Faculty of Law

Eva Mörk, Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Peter Nilsson, Assistant Professor, Stockholm University/Institute for International Economic Studies

Anna Sjögren, Associate Professor, Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy

Helena Svaleryd, Associate Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Bo Vinnerljung, Professor, Stockholm University/Department of Social Work


SNS Democracy Report 2017:
The Current State of Swedish Parliamentary Democracy

Hanna Bäck, Professor, Lund University/Department of Government

Carl Dahlström, Professor, University of Gothenburg/Department of Government

Johannes Lindvall, Professor, Lund University/Department of Government

Elin Naurin, Associate Professor, University of Gothenburg/Department of Government

Jan Teorell, Professor, Lund university/Department of Government


SNS Democracy Report 2021

Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson (chairperson), Professor of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg

Torbjörn Bergman, Professor of Political Science at Umeå University

Annika Bergström, Professor of Journalism, Media and Communication at the University of Gothenburg

Johan Hellström, Associate Professor of Political Science at Umeå University


SNS Democracy Report 2022

Gissur Ó Erlingsson, Associate Professor at Centre for Local Government Studies, Linköping University

David Karlsson, Professor in Public Administration, University of Gothenburg

Jessika Wide, Associate Professor at Department of Political Science, Umeå University

Richard Öhrvall,  Postdoc in Political Science at Linköping University and affiliated researcher at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)


The SNS Economic Policy Council 2021

Richard Friberg, Professor of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics.

Björn Lundqvist, Associate Professor of Law, Stockholm University.

Sten Nyberg, Professor of Economics, Stockholm University.

Robin Teigland, Professor of Management of Digitalization, Chalmers University of Technology.


The SNS Economic Policy Council 2020

Björn Carlén, Ph.D. in Economics, Researcher at the Environmental Economics unit at the National Institute of Economic Research

Jonas Eliasson, Visiting Professor in Transport Systems, Linköping University

John Hassler, Professor of Economics, Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University

Filip Johnsson, Professor of Sustainable Energy Systems, Chalmers University of Technology

Per Krusell, Professor of Economics, Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University

Therese Lindahl, Ph.D. in Economics, Researcher at the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics

Jonas Nycander, Professor of Physical Oceanography, Stockholm University

Åsa Romson, Doctor of Legal Science (environmental science), Researcher at the IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, former Minister for the Environment

Thomas Sterner, Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Gothenburg


The SNS Economic Policy Council 2019

Gissur Erlingsson, Associate Professor, Linköping University/The Centre for Municipality Studies

Eva Mörk, Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Lovisa Persson, PhD, Institute of Industrial Economics

Jørn Rattsø, Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology/Department of Economics


The SNS Economic Policy Council 2018

Spencer Bastani, Associate Professor, Linnaeus University/Department of Economic and Statistics

Åsa Hansson, Senior lecturer, Lund University/Department of Economics

Daniel Waldenström, Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Economics & Research Institute of Industrial Economics


The SNS Economic Policy Council 2017

Stefan Eriksson, Senior lecturer, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Lena Hensvik, PhD, Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy

Oskar Nordström Skans, Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Economics


The SNS Economic Policy Council 2016

Maria Börjesson, Associate Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology/Centre for Transport Studies

Harry Flam, Professor, Stockholm University/Institute for International Economic Studies

Ulrika Mörth, Professor, Stockholm University/Department of Government

Jan-Eric Nilsson, Professor, The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute


Aviation and the Structure of Industry

Shon Ferguson, PhD, Research Institute of Industrial Economics

Rikard Forslid, Professor, Stockholm University/Department of Economics


From Welfare State to Welfare Society

Jannis Angelis, Associate Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology/Department of Industrial Economics and Management, and Research Institute of Industrial Economics

Matz Dahlberg, Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Mikael Elinder, Senior lecturer, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Eva Hagbjer, PhD student, Stockholm School of Economics/Department of Accounting

Anna Häger Glenngård, Associate Professor, Lund University/Department of Business Administration

David Isaksson, Research assistant, Uppsala University/Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences

Henrik Jordahl, Associate Professor, Research Institute of Industrial Economics and Uppsala University

Anders Lindbom, Professor, Uppsala University/Institute for Housing and Urban Research

Peter Lindgren, Associate Professor, IVBAR and Karolinska Institutet/Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics

Heléne Lundqvist, Assistant Professor, Stockholm University/Department of Economics

Carol Propper, Professor, Imperial College Business School/Organisation and Management Group

Martin Rejler, MD, Jönköping Academy for Improvement in Health and Welfare

Gabriel Heller Sahlgren, PhD student, London School of Economics and Political Science

Ulrika Winblad Spångberg, Associate Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences

Richard Öhrvall, PhD student, Research Institute of Industrial Economics & Statistics Sweden


SNS Educational Commission

Mats Benner, Professor, Lund University/Department of Business Administration

Arthur Bienenstock, Professor, Stanford University/Department of Applied Physics

Christina Cliffordson, Professor, University West/Department of Pedagogics

Gudrun Erickson, Professor, University of Gothenburg/Department of Education and Special Education

Jan-Eric Gustafsson, Professor, University of Gothenburg/Department of Education and Special Education

Olof Johansson, Professor, Umeå University/ Department of Government

Anne Lidgard, PhD, Vinnova

Patrik Lind, Analyst, Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy

Erik Mellander, PhD, Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy

Mats Myrberg, Professor, Stockholm University/Department of Special Education

Elisabet Nihlfors, Professor, Uppsala University/Department of Government

Sylvia Schwaag Serger, Adjunct Professor, Lund University/Department of Economics and Vinnova

Sverker Sörlin, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology/School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Jonas Vlachos, Professor, Stockholm University/Department of Economics


New Rules for Increased Construction of Housing and Better Infrastructure

Hans Lind, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology/Department of Real Estate and Construction Management


Organizing and financing health care and elderly care

Naimi Johansson, health economist, University Health Care Research Center in Region Örebro

Mikael Svensson, professor of applied health economics, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg


Authors of SNS Policy Brief Series

Henrik Andersson, Post-Doctoral researcher at the Department of Government at Uppsala University

Martin Berlin, PhD, Stockholm University/Swedish Institute for Social Research

Martina Björkman Nyqvist, PhD, Stockholm School of Economics / Department of Economics

Anne Boshini, Associate Professor Stockholm University/Swedish Institute for Social Research

Mattias Engdahl, Researcher, Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy

Sanna Ericsson, post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Economics, Lund University

Gissur Erlingsson, Associate Professor, Linköping University/The Centre for Municipality Studies

Olle Folke, Associate Professor, Uppsala University/ Department of Government

Eleonora Freddi, PhD, Tilburg University/Department of Economics, and affiliated to CentER

Matthew Gentzkow, Professor, Stanford University/Department of Economics

Kristin Gunnarsson, PhD Student, Uppsala University/Department of Economics

Martin Karlsson, Professor of Economics of the University of Duisburg-Essen

Bengt Kriström, Professor, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences/Department of Forest Economics

Per Krusell, Professor, Stockholm University/Institute for International Economic Studies

Che-Yuan Liang, Senior lecturer/Associate Professor at Institute for Housing and Urban Research, Uppsala University

Erik Lundberg, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Dalarna

Åsa Löfgren, docent i nationalekonomi, Göteborgs universitet

Gustav Martinsson, Associate Professor, Royal Institute of Technology/Department of Industrial Economics and Management & visiting professor at Swedish House of Finance

Dagmar Müller, researcher at the Research Institute for Industrial Economics (IFN)

Therese Nilsson, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, Lund University

Katarina Nordblom, Professor of Economics at Gothenburg University

Martin Nybom, Associate Professor, Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy

Torsten Persson, Professor, Stockholm University/Institute for International Economic Studies

Kira Pronin, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, University of Pittsburgh

Johanna Rickne, Associate Professor, Stockholm University/ Swedish Institute for Social Research

Jesper Roine, Associate Professor, Stockholm School of Economics/Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics

Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta, Associate Professor, University of Gothenburg/Department of Government

David Seim, Associate Professor of Economics, Stockholm University.

David Strömberg, Professor, Stockholm University/ Department of Economics

Jakob Svensson, PhD, Stockholm University/Institute for International Economic Studies

Anders Österling, PhD, Stockholm University/ Department of Economics