“Interregional Migration, Wages and Labor Market Policy: Essays on the Swedish Model in the Postwar Period”.  The thesis frame is available online: (PDF).

Peer Review:

Molinder, J., Söderhäll, M. (Forthcoming) “Did Industrialization Lead to Segregation in Cities of the Nineteenth Century? The Case of Uppsala 1880–1900”, Scandinavian Economic History Review. Link to journal.

Molinder, J. (2019) “Wage Differentials, Economic Restructuring and the Solidaristic Wage Policy in Sweden”, European Review Economic History, 23(1): 97–121. Link to journal.

Molinder, J. (2018) “Why did Swedish Regional Net Migration Rates Fall in the 1970s? The Role of Policy Changes Versus Structural Change, 1945–1985”, Scandinavian Economic History Review, 66(1): 91-115. Link to journal, Ungated version.

Bengtsson, E., Molinder, J, (2017). “The Economic Effects of the 1920 Eight-Hour Working Day Reform in Sweden”, Scandinavian Economic History Review, 65(2): 149–168. Link to journal, WP.

Molinder, J., Ottosson, J., Andersson-Skog, L., Magnusson, L, (2017). “What can the State do for you? Relocation Allowances and Regional Subsidies in Postwar Sweden”, Scandinavian Journal of History, 42(3): 273–298. Link to journal.

Working Papers and Ongoing:

Molinder, J., Enflo, K. & Karlsson, T. (2019) “More Power to the People: Electricity Adoption, Technological Change and Social Conflict”. CEPR WP, Lund Papers in Economic History.

Molinder, J. (2019). “Why Was Unemployment so Low in Postwar Sweden? An Analysis with New Unemployment Data by Manufacturing Industry, 1935-1948”. Lund Papers in Economic History.

Ericsson, J., & Molinder, J. (2018). “A Workers’ Revolution in Sweden? Exploring Economic Growth and Distributional Change with Detailed Data on Construction Workers’ Wages, 1831–1900”. Lund Papers in Economic History.

Molinder, J., Enflo, K. & Karlsson, T. (2018) “The Power Resource Theory Revisited: What Explains the Decline in Industrial Conflicts in Sweden?”. CEPR WP, Lund Papers in Economic History. VoxEU summary.

Other Published:

Enflo, K., Karlsson, T., & Molinder, J. (2019). “Från Sundsvall till Saltsjöbaden – ett regionalt perspektiv på den svenska arbetsmarknaden, (6), 5–17. Link to journal.

Molinder, J. (2018). “Facklig organisering och ekonomisk jämlikhet: En genomlysning av internationell forskning och några lärdomar från perioden med centrala avtal”, Report for the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO). PDF.

Molinder, J., & Pettersson, O. (2013). “Arbetskostnadsandelens utveckling i Sverige”, Ekonomisk Debatt, (7), 18–28. Link to journal.