Torsten Persson

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Torsten Persson
Born (1954-04-18) 18 April 1954 (age 65)
Stockholm, Sweden
InstitutionUniversity of Stockholm
FieldPolitical economics
International economics
Public economics
School or
Constitutional economics
Alma materUniversity of Stockholm
Lars E. O. Svensson
AwardsYrjö Jahnsson Award (1997)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Torsten Persson (born 18 April 1954) is a Swedish economist at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University. He has also taught in England, the United States, and Israel. He has collaborated extensively with Guido Tabellini.

Persson is a past director of the Institute for International Economic Studies, President of the European Economic Association, a member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and serves on The Prize Committee for the Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

He is a member of the council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.[1]



  1. ^ "About". The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. Retrieved 2018-09-17.

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