lennart erixon
Foto: Mahmood Arai
 

Stockholm University
Department of Economics
SE-106 91 Stockholm Sweden

 

lex@ne.su.se
+46-8-16 30 52

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short presentation
I received my PhD in Economics 1987 at the Department of Economics, Stockholm University. Dissertation title: Profitability in Swedish Manufacturing – Trends and Explanations. The Department of Economics, Stockholm University has been my work place since 1988, as an associate professor in 1993-2011 and as a full professor from 2011. Since October 2014 I hold a position as professor emeritus of the department.
 

Research interests
Economic evolution Economic psychology Business-cycle theory
Economic history Economic policy

Most of my works can be downloaded from my ResearchGate site.
 

Current Teaching
February-March 2017: Macroeconomic Analysis, Master course at Umeå School of Business and Economics, Umeå University.
 

Selected publications (2005 - )
"Progressive supply-side economics. An explanation and update of the Rehn-Meidner model", Cambridge Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

"Is firm renewal stimulated by negative shocks? The status of negative driving forces in Schumpeterian and Darwinian Economics", Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol. 40, no. 1, 2016, 93-121.

"Can fiscal austerity be expansionary in present Europe? The lessons from Sweden", Review of Keynesian Economics, 2015, vol. 3, no. 4, 2015, 567-601.

"Den solidariska lönepolitikens betydelse för strukturomvandlingen och tillväxten i dagens Sverige - teorier och belysningar"  pdf (1014 Kb) , in Lönebildning bortom NAIRU (Wage Formation Beyond the NAIRU), (ed. Tony Johansson), The LO project: Full sysselsättning och solidarisk lönepolitik (Full Employment and Solidarity Wages), May 2015.

"Is the psychology of high profits detrimental to industrial renewal? Experimental evidence for the theory of transformation pressure", Journal of Evolutionary Economics, vol. 25, no. 2, 2015, 475-511 (together with Louise Johannesson).

"Formalizing a new approach to economic policy. Bent Hansen and the Rehn-Meidner model", History of Economic Ideas, vol. 21, no. 2, 2013.

”Ekonomisk tillväxt”, in Tillämpad makroekonomi, 5th edition (eds. M. Persson and E. Skult). Studentlitteratur, Stockholm, November 2013.

”Gösta Rehn (1913-96) – en otålig samhällsreformator”, Ekonomisk Debatt, vol. 40, no. 8, 2013.

”Under the influence of traumatic events, new ideas, economic experts and the ICT revolution - the economic policy and macroeconomic performance of Sweden in the 1990s and 2000s”, Comparative Social Research, vol. 28, 2011.

"Ekonomisk tillväxt", in Tillämpad makroekonomi, 4th edition (eds. M. Persson and E. Skult). Pocket universitetet, SNS Förlag, Stockholm, January 2011.

“A social innovation or a product of its time? The Rehn-Meidner model's relation to contemporary economics and the Stockholm school”, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, vol. 18, no. 1, 2011.

“Development blocks, faulty investment and structural tensions - the Åkerman-Dahmén theory of the business cycle”, Journal of Institutional Economics, vol. 7, no. 2, 2011.

“The Rehn-Meidner model in Sweden: its rise, challenges and survival”, Journal of Economic Issues, vol. 44, no. 3, 2010.

“Misstagens psykologi. Fyra strategiska felslut i svensk ekonomisk politik”, Häften för kritiska studier, no. 198-199, 2009.

”The Swedish third way - an assessment of the performance and validity of the Rehn-Meidner model”, Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol. 32, no 3, 2008.

“Ekonomisk tillväxt”, in Tillämpad makroekonomi, 3rd edition (eds. M. Persson and E. Skult). Pocket universitetet, SNS Förlag, Stockholm, 2008.

"Even the bad times are good - a behavioural theory of transformation pressure", Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol.31, no. 3, 2007.

”Ett land som alla andra?”, Ekonomisk Debatt, vol. 35, no. 4, 2007.

”En skördetid för Dahmén? Den svenska tillväxtskolan i dagens nationalekonomi”, in Erik Dahmén och det industriella företagandet (eds. N. Karlson, P. Storm, D. Johansson and B. Mölleryd), Ratio, Stockholm, 2007.

”Rehn-Meidnermodellen - en farbar tredje väg i den ekonomiska politiken?”, in Den tredje arbetslinjen - bortom den svenska modellen och marknadsliberalismen (ed. J. Olofsson). Agoras årsbok 2005.

"Combining Keynes and Schumpeter. Ingvar Svennilson’s contribution to the Swedish growth school and modern economics", Journal of Evolutionary Economics, vol. 15, no. 2, 2005.


Working papers (1998 - )
"Building a path of equality to economic progress and macroeconomic stability - the economic theory of the Swedish model", Working Papers in Economics, 2016:3, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2016.

Can fiscal austerity be expansionary in present Europe? The lessons from Sweden”, Working Papers in Economics 2013:11, Department of Economics, Stockholm University

A Darwinian theory of transformation pressure – the stimuli of negative shocks for productivity and renewal in established firms”, Working Papers in Economics 2013: 4, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2013.

“Under the influence of traumatic events, new ideas, economic experts and the ICT revolution - the economic policy and macroeconomic performance of Sweden in the 1990s and 2000s”, Working Papers in Economics 2011:25, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2011.

"Formalizing a new approach to economic policy - Bent Hansen, Gösta Rehn and the Swedish model", Working Papers in Economics 2011:20, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2011.

Is the psychology of high profits favorable to industrial renewal? Experimental evidence for theory of transformation pressure and Schumpeterian economics”, Working Papers in Economics 2010:13, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2010. Revised version, January 2013.

"Development blocks, faulty investment and structural tensions - the Åkerman-Dahmén theory of the business cycle", Working Papers in Economics 2009:9, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2009.

"A social innovation or a product of its time? The Rehn-Meidner model’s relation to contemporary economics and the Stockholm school", Working Papers in Economics 2008:8, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2008.

“The Rehn-Meidner model in Sweden: its rise, challenges and survival”, Working Papers in Economics 2008:2, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2008.

"Travelling along the third way. A Swedish model of stabilisation, equity and growth", Working Papers in Economics 2005:10, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2005.

"Combining Keynes and Schumpeter. Ingvar Svennilson’s contribution to the Swedish growth school and modern economics", Working Papers in Economics 2003:8, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2003.

"Transformation pressure and growth - a missing link in macroconomics", Working Papers in Economics 2001:3, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2001.

"A Swedish economic policy - the theory, application and validity of the Rehn-Meidner model", Working Papers in Economics 2000:13, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 2000.

"The theory of transformation pressure - a new perspective on growth and economic policy", Working Papers in Economics 1998:3, Department of Economics, Stockholm University, 1998.