Research

Publications

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 Nov. 2019
[Pdf]
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

“City growth: The Role of Selective In-Migration” (with Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Kerstin Enflo)
“Dangers at Sea and Religiosity in Maritime Societies” (with Jeanet Bentzen and Gustav Angeman)
“Imitation, Mobility, and Inequality: Evidence from the Second Industrial Revolution”