JOACIM TÅG
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Bio

Joacim is Program Director and Research Fellow at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Associate Professor (Docent) at Lund University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki and has been a Fulbright Scholar at New York University.

He currently works on bringing Swedish registry data to the research frontier in labor and finance. A central theme is the allocation of executives and workers across firms or into entrepreneurship. He also studies how ownership changes in firms affect workers, and he has previously done work on optimal regulation of IT, telecom, and media companies. His research is detailed in over 30 publications and working papers and has been featured in major national and international newspapers. It has over 1000 cites in Google Scholar and ranks top decile by all-time downloads worldwide in SSRN. You can follow him on Twitter.

Selected Research

Keloharju, M., S. Knüpfer, and J. Tåg. 2019. “What Prevents Women from Reaching the Top?” Revise and Resubmit at Management Science.

Colonnelli, E, J. Tåg, Webb, M, and S. Wolter. 2018. A Cross-Country Comparison of Dynamics in the Large Firm Wage Premium.” AEA Papers and Proceedings 108: 323–27.

Olsson, M. and J. Tåg. 2017. “Private Equity, Layoffs, and Job Polarization.” Journal of Labor Economics 35: 697–754.

Tåg, J., T. Åstebro, and P. Thompson. 2016. “Hierarchies and Entrepreneurship.” European Economic Review 89:129–147.

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