Professor of Economics, Södertörn University
Research interests and publications
Antitrust, competition law and policy, law and economics
– published and forthcoming
“Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? or Measuring and Evaluating the Effectiveness of Competition Enforcement”, De Economist,
“When Should an Incumbent Be Obliged to Share its Infrastructure with an Entrant Under the General Competition Rules?”,
Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 2005
“An Econometric Analysis of the European Commission’s Merger Decisions”, forthcoming in International Journal of Industrial
Organization, 2005. (Joint work with Maria Jakobsson and Carlos Razo.)
“Den svåra beställarrollen”, SNS Förlag, 2005. (Joint work with Jan-Erik Nilsson and Roger Pyddoke.)
“Payment-System Efficiency and Pro-Competitive Regulation”, Economic Review, 4, 25-52, 2003. (Swedish Riksbank, Stockholm.)*
“Missbruk av dominerande ställning på avreglerade marknader”, Europarättslig Tidskrift, 6, 21-39, 2003.*
Competition Law, Competition Policy, and Deregulation, Swedish Economic Policy Review, 9, 93-128, 2002.
“Lärobok för regelnissar – en ESO-rapport om regelhantering vid avreglering”, ESO, Swedish Ministry of Finance, Ds 2002:21.*
“The Role of the Essential Facilities Doctrine”, Antitrust Bulletin, 46, 403-434, 2001.
“Prohibition Against Losses? The Commission’s Deutsche Post Decision”, European Competition Law Review, 22, 351-354, 2001.
“The Bronner Case: A Turning-Point for the Essential Facilities Doctrine”, European Competition Law Review, 21, 59-63, 2000.
“Antitrust, Marketing Cooperatives and Market Power”, European Journal of Law and Economics, 4, 73-92, 1997.
Industrial organization and forest economics – published
“The Relative Importance of Actual and Potential Competition: Empirical Evidence from the Pharmaceuticals Market”, Journal
of Industrial Economics, 51, 455-467, 2003. (Joint work with Niklas Rudholm.)
“Large Investments in the Pulp and Paper Industry: A Count-Data Regression Analysis”, Journal of Forest Economics, 8, 29-52,
“The Impact of Generic Competition on Brand Name Market Shares - Evidence from Panel Data”, Review of Industrial
Organization, 19, 425-435, 2001. (Joint work with Thomas Aronsson and Niklas Rudholm.)
“A note on N. Economides: The Incentive for Non-Price Discrimination by an Input Monopolist”, International Journal of Industrial
Oragnization, 18, 985-988, 2000.
“Imports of Pulpwood and Price Discrimination: A Test of Buying Power in the Swedish Pulpwood Market”, Journal of Forest
Economics, 5, 354-378, 1999. (Joint work with Mats Mats Nilsson.)
“Measuring Oligopsony Power. An Application to the Swedish Pulp and Paper Industry”. Review of Industrial Organization 10,
307-321, 1995. (Joint work with Runar Brännlund.)
“A Note on the Application of the Restricted Generalized Leontief Profit Function”, Economics Letters 40, 177-180, 1992. (Joint
work with Runar Brännlund.)
“Differences in Final Felling and Thinning Behaviour Between Owner Categories in Sweden”, Scandinavian Journal of Forest
Research 7, 269-283, 1992.
“Supply Risk Management Under Imperfect Competition - Empirical Applications to the Swedish Pulp and Paper Industry”,
Empirical Economics 16, 447-464, 1991. (Joint work with Karl-Gustaf Löfgren.)
Other - published
“The Restricted Profit Function and the Application of the Generalised Leontief and the Translog Functional Forms”,
International Journal of Production Economics, 49, 249-254, 1997.
* Non-refereed journal article or monograph.
Docent in Economics, University of Umeå, April 1997.
Doctor of Philosofy: Economics, University of Umeå, March 1993.
Bachelor of Science: Business, Administration and Economics, University of Umeå, April 1990.
Bachelor of Science: Economics, University of Umeå, February, 1988.
Professor of Economnics, Södertörn University, 2005-
Professor of Economics, Uppsala University, 2007-2009
Visiting professor, Göteborg University, 2003-2004
Researcher, Uppsala University, 2002-2003
Senior economist, Econ, 2001-2002
Chief economist, Swedish Competition Authority, 1997-2001 and 2004-2007
Resarcher and teacher, Stockholm School of Economics, 1997-1998
Resarcher and teacher, Umeå University, 1993-1997
PhD student, Umeå University, 1988-1993
Intermediate and advanced industrial organization, Göteborg University, 2004, Södertörn University, 2003-
The economics of competition law, Stockholm School of Economics (undergraduate-level course), 1999
PhD-level Micro economics, Stockholm School of Economics, 1997
PhD-level courses in Mathematical economics, Micro economics, Industrial organization and Game theory, Umeå University, 1993-1997
Advanced undergraduate macroeconomics, Umeå University, 1993
Introductory micro and macro economics, Umeå University, 1989-1993
Have been visiting researcher at: Stockholm University, 1993 and 2004; University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1994; The Research Institute
of Industrial Economics, Stockholm, 1999 and 2000
Co-advisor for Sofia Lundberg, Reza Mortazavi, Niklas Rudholm, Pål Sjöberg, Nikolay Angelov, Per Holmberg, Maria Jakobsson, and
Opponent for: Magnus Arnek, Uppsala, 1999-10-12 (fil.lic.); Maarit Kallio, Helsinki, 2001-11-23 (PhD); Magnus Willesson, 2007-06-15
(PhD); Kjetil Andersson, 2009-12-04 (PhD)
Have made referee reports for: American Economic Review; Scandinavian Journal of Economics; Journal of Industrial Economics; Forest
Science; Journal of Forest Economics; Natural Resource Modelling; Silva Fennica; Economica; International Journal of Industrial
Organization; Minerals & Energy; The Journal of Economic History; Utilities Policy
Participation in internationel conferenses (with presentations): Econometric Society European Meeting, European Economic Association’s
annual meeting, EARIE’s annual meetings et cetera.