Latest drafts of my research papers:

Work in progress:

Immigration and Monopsony: Evidence Across the Distribution of Firms

with Michael Amior

The Integration of Migrants in the German Labor Market: Evidence over 50 years

with Paul Berbée

Labor Market Effects of Immigration – Identification and Interpretation

with Christian Dustmann, Sebastian Otten and Uta Schönberg

Name-Based Estimators of Intergenerational Mobility

with Torsten Santavirta
R&R at the Economic Journal 

Multigenerational Inequality

in preparation for the Research Handbook on Intergenerational Inequality

Educational Inequality

with Jo Blanden and Matthias Doepke
forthcoming in the Handbook of the Economics of Education

Estimating Intergenerational and Assortative Processes in Extended Family Data

with Dolores Collado and Ignacio Ortuño-Ortín
forthcoming at the Review of Economic Studies

Measurement Errors and Rank Correlations

with Martin Nybom and Toru Kitagawa
Available as cemmap Working Paper CWP28/18

A Life-Cycle Estimator of Intergenerational Income Mobility

with Ursula Mello and Martin Nybom

Multigenerational Transmission and Assortative Mating: Evidence from Indonesia

with Sarah Cattan, Antonio Dalla-Zuanna and Po Yin Wong

The Effect of Economic Crisis on Career Choices

with Edvin Hertegård, Julien Grenet, Hans Grönqvist and Martin Nybom

The Social Origins of Effort

with Jonas Radl and the Effort Team

Occupational Choice and Family Background: the Role of Borrowing Constraints

with Salvatore Lo Bello

The Dynamic Response of Municipal Budgets to Revenue Shocks (new version)

with Ines Helm
Available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 14369 (new version)

Economic and Demographic Effects of World War II: A Life-Cycle Perspective

with Sebastian Braun


Shift-Share Instruments and Dynamic Adjustments: The Case of Immigration

with Joakim Ruist and David A. Jaeger
NBER Working Paper 24285 // updated version
Discussed at David McKenzie’s World Bank Blog
R&R at the Journal of Labor Economics

The Impact of Immigration: Why Do Studies Reach Such Different Results?

with Christian Dustmann and Uta Schönberg
Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 30(4), 2016  // WP version

Labor Supply Shocks, Native Wages, and the Adjustment of Local Employment

with Christian Dustmann and Uta Schönberg
Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 132(1), 2017 // WP version

Intergenerational Mobility:

Steady-state Assumptions in Intergenerational Mobility Research

with Martin Nybom
Journal of Economic Inequality, 2019

Interpreting Trends in Intergenerational Mobility

with Martin Nybom
New version (2022). Previous version: SOFI Working Paper 3/2014
Discussed at the Brookings Institution
R&R (2nd round) at the Journal of Political Economy.

The Transmission of Inequality Across Multiple Generations:
Testing Recent Theories with Evidence from Germany

with Sebastian Braun
Economic Journal, Vol. 128(609), 2018  // WP version

Biases in Standard Measures of Intergenerational Income Dependence

with Martin Nybom
Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 52(3), 2017 // WP version

Mobility Across Multiple Generations: The Iterated Regression Fallacy

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Previous version available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 7072

Heterogeneous Income Profiles and Life-Cycle Bias
in Intergenerational Mobility Estimation

with Martin Nybom
Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 51(1), 2016
Previous version available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 5988

Reviews and Policy Reports:

The Study of Intergenerational Mobility using Administrative Data

JRC Science for Policy Report (2020),
for the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission

A Review of Intergenerational Mobility and its Drivers

JRC Technical Report (2018),
for the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission