Institute of Retail Economics
Research on trade and other service industries
Stiftelsen Handelns Forskningsinstitut conducts research on the role and importance of trade and other service industries in the economy. The research has a national economic focus and is focused on studying the regional importance of trade, effects of the digitization of trade, as well as how the institutional conditions affect the growth and survival of trading companies.
News“Let firms decide which employees to be laid off” Big-box retail entry in urban areas implies positive spillover effects on small retailers More than 18,000 jobs created by lowering payroll taxes New dissertation: “Spatial organization of retail activities”
Surviving the COVID-19 pandemic?
How did the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic influence retail businesses in Sweden?Read more
Effects of changes to the youth payroll tax
How do changes to the payroll tax affect the composition of the workforce and wages?Read more