JOACIM TÅG
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Bio

Joacim is Associate Professor (docent) and Program Director of the Firm Competitivness program at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN). He holds a Ph.D. from Hanken School of Economics and has been a Fulbright Scholar at New York University.

He works on bringing Swedish registry data to the research frontier in labor and finance by studying firms and human capital. A central research question is how we can improve the competitiveness of firms and the economy at large through getting the right people to create, own, control, and work in the right firms. His research is detailed in over 30 publications and working papers and it has been featured in major national and international newspapers. It has over 1300 cites in Google Scholar and ranks top decile by all-time downloads worldwide in SSRN. You can follow him on Twitter.

Selected Research

Olsson, M, and J. Tåg. 2021.”What Is the Cost of Privatization for Workers?” Revise and resubmit at The Journal of Finance.

Keloharju, M., S. Knüpfer, and J. Tåg. 2020. “CEO Health and Corporate Governance.

Keloharju, M., S. Knüpfer, and J. Tåg. 2019. What Prevents Women from Reaching the Top?

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

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

Baziki, S., PJ Norbäck, L.Persson, and J. Tåg. 2017. “Cross-Border Acquisitions and Restructuring: Multinational Enterprises and Private Equity-Firms.” European Economic Review 94 (May): 166–84.

Tåg, J, T. Åstebro, and P. Thompson. 2016. “Hierarchies and Entrepreneurship.” European Economic Review 89 (October): 129–47.


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