The Bounty of the Sea and Long-Run Development (with Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Pablo Selaya)
Journal of Economic Growth, 2020
[Link] [Pdf] [Appendix] [Replication files]
Media: Weekendavisen

Working Papers

Those Who Stayed: Selection and Cultural Change in the Age of Mass Migration
Updated Sep. 2021
Media : The Economist, SlateWeekendavisen, Nada es Gratis, Minerva, PolitologernaFinancial Times Alphaville

It Took a Village: Cultural Transmission in a Historical Perspective
Draft available upon request

Selected Work in Progress

“Economic Growth and the Rise of Individualism: Evidence from Europe 1700-2000”
“Cultural Learning in the Industrial Revolution”
“Internal (Selective) Migration, Urbanization, and Growth: Evidence from 19th Century Sweden” (with Kerstin Enflo and Carl-Johan Dalgaard)