Mahmood Arai

Department of Economics
Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm Sweden

mahmood.arai@ne.su.se
+46-8-162149

Current teaching

Empirical Methods in Economics, The Economics of Discrimination

Selected Publications

Children's first names, religiosity and immigration background in France accepted for publication in International Migration

On Fragile Grounds: A replication of "Are Muslim immigrants different in terms of cultural integration?" WP 2009:5, Department of Economics, Stockholm University or WP 2009:1, SULCIS, Stockholm University. accepted for publication in Journal of the European Economic Association.

Renouncing Personal Names: An Empirical Examination of Surname Change and Earnings, with Peter Skogman Thoursie, Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 27, 2009.

Microdata Evidence on Rent-Sharing, with Fredrik Heyman, Applied Economics Vol. 41, 2009.

Gender and ethnic discrimination, An introduction, with Lena Nekby, Swedish Economic Policy Review , vol 14, 2007.

Incentives and Selection in Cyclical Absenteeism, with Peter Skogman Thoursie, Labour Economics, vol. 12, 2005.

Sickness Absence: Worker and Establishment Effects, with Peter Skogman Thoursie, Swedish Economic Policy Review, vol 11, 2004.

Cyclical and Causal Patterns of Inflation and GDP Growth, with Mats Kinnwall and Peter Skogman Thoursie, Applied Economics , vol 36, 2004.

Unemployment-Risk Differentials Between Immigrant and Native Workers in Sweden, with Roger Vilhelmsson, Industrial Relations,vol 43, 2004.

Temporary contracts and the dynamics of job turnover, with Fredrik Heyman, Economics Bulletin , vol 10, No. 4, 2004.

Wages, Profits and Capital Intensity: Evidence from Matched Worker-Firm Data, Journal of Labor Economics, vol 21, 2003.

Learning by Helping: A Bounded Rationality Model of Mentoring, with Antoine Billot and Joseph Lanfranchi, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol 45, 2001.

Comment on Edin, LaLonde & Åslund, "Emigration of Immigrants and Measures of Immigrant Assimilation: Evidence from Sweden", Swedish Economic Policy Review, vol 7, No. 2, 205-211, 2000.

Measuring Wage Effects of Plant Size, with Karsten Albaek, Rita Asplund, Erling Barth and Erik Ströyer Madsen, Labour Economics, vol 5, 1998.

Book Review: Economics of Personnel by Edward Lazear, Labour Economics, 4, 1997.

Anciénneté des individus, taille des établissements et structure des salaires en France (Individual Seniority, Establishment Size and the Structure Wages in France), avec Gérard Ballot et Ali Skalli, Revue économique, 47, 1996.

Différentiels intersectoriels de salaires et caractéristiques des employeurs en France (Interindustry wage differentials and Employer Characteristics in France), avec Gérard Ballot et Ali Skalli, Economie et statistiques, No 299, INSEE, 1996.

Compensating Wage Differentials versus Efficiency Wages, An Empirical Study of Job Autonomy and Wages, Industrial Relations, vol 33, 1994.

An Empirical Analysis of Wage Dispersion and Efficiency Wages, The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol 96, 1994.

Employment Uncertainty and Wage Differentials, European Journal of Political Economy, vol 6, 1990.

Monitoring and Additional Wages in Labour Extraction, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol 11, 1989.


In Swedish

Måste alla heta Svensson? En empirisk studie av namnbyten och inkomster, 2006, (med Lena Schröder, Peter Skogman Thoursie och Anna Thoursie).

Invandrare på den Svenska arbetsmarknaden (Immigrants in the Swedish Labor Market), med Håkan Regnér och Lena Schröder i Alla lika olika, Mångfald i arbetslivet - expertbilagor, Ds 2000:69.

En svartvit arbetsmarknad (A Labor Market in Black and White), med Lena Schröder och Roger Vilhelmsson, ESO, Finansdepartementet, Ds 2000:47.

Är arbetsmarknaden öppen för alla? (Is the Labor Market Open for All?) med Håkan Regnér och Lena Schröder, bilaga 6 till Långtidsutredningen 1999, Finansdepartementet.

Makroekonomisk stabilitet och tillväxt: en empirisk granskning, med Mats Kinnwall (Macro economic Stability and Growth: An Empirical Examination), Ekonomisk Debatt, nr. 2, 1998.

Individ- och yrkesskillnader mellan kvinnor och män: Hur påverkar de lönen?, med Anna Thoursie (Individual and Occupational Differences between Women and Men: How do they Affect Wages), i kvinnor och mäns löner- varförså olika, Persson and Wadensjö (red.), SOU 1997:136.


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