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Ola Olsson

Professor

Ola Olsson
Professor , Deputy Head
ola.olsson@economics.gu.se
+46 31 786 1341
0766-181341

Room number: E-501E
Postal Address: Box 640, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 41124 Göteborg


Department of Economics (More Information)
Box 640
405 30 Göteborg
www.economics.handels.gu.se
nek@handels.gu.se
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 405 30 Göteborg

About Ola Olsson

I am currently deputy head of department and full professor since 2010. My main research interests are long-run economic development, economic growth, political economy and the economics of conflict. Most of my teaching covers macro- and development economics. I am a co-editor of Economic Inquiry.

On other web sites

Research areas

  • Economic growth long-run development, political economy of natural resources, development economics

Teaching areas

  • Macroeconomics, development economics

Selected publications

Long-Run Cultural Divergence: Evidence From the Neolithic Revolution
Olsson, Ola, Paik, Christopher
Journal of Development Economics, 122:September, s. 197-213, 2016

The Roots of Ethnic Diversity
Ahlerup, Pelle, Olsson, Ola
Journal of Economic Growth, 17:2, s. 71-102, 2012

Conflict Diamonds
Olsson, Ola
Journal of Development Economics, 82, s. 267-286, 2006

Biogeography and Long-Run Economic Development
Olsson, Ola, Hibbs, Douglas A., Jr.
European Economic Review, 49:4, s. 909-938, 2005

Geography, Biogeography and Why Some Countries are Rich and Others Poor
Hibbs, Douglas A., Jr., Olsson, Ola
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the US (PNAS), 101(10), s. 3715-3740, 2004

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2018

State history and economic development: evidence from six millennia
O. Borcan, Ola Olsson, L. Putterman
Journal of Economic Growth, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Roman Roads to Prosperity: Persistence and Non-Persistence of Public Goods Provision
Carl-Johan Dalgaard, Nicolai Kaarsen, Ola Olsson, Pablo Selaya
Gothenburg, University of Gothenburg, Report 2018
Report

2017

Origins of the Sicilian Mafia: The Market for Lemons
Arcangelo Dimico, Alessia Isopi, Ola Olsson
Journal of Economic History, Journal article 2017
Journal article

2016

Nu behöver vi breda politiska lösningar
Ola Olsson
Dagens samhälle, Newspaper article 2016
Newspaper article

Long-Run Cultural Divergence: Evidence From the Neolithic Revolution
Ola Olsson, Christopher Paik
Journal of Development Economics, Journal article 2016
Journal article

2015

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