Short CV - Magnus Wikström Date of Birth: July 29, 1963 Civil Status: Married, 3 children Contact information: Address: Department of Economics, Umeå School of Business and Economics, Umeå University, SE-901 87 UMEÅ, SWEDEN; phone: 090-7865640; fax: 090772302; email: [email protected] Education: B.A (Förvaltningsexamen), University of Umeå, January 1988; Ph. D (Fil dr.), University of Umeå: Economics, February 1993 Positions: Acting Lecturer (Vik. högskoleadjunkt), Umeå University: Economics, 1987-1988, 1993; Doctoral student scholarship (doktorandtjänst), Umeå University, Economics, 19881993; Acting Assistant Professor (Vik. forskarassistent), Umeå University: Economics, 19931994; Assistant Professor (Forskarassistent), Umeå University: Economics, 1995-1997; Associate Professor of Economics (Oavlönad Docent), Umeå University, 1997-; Senior Lecturer in Public Economics (Universitetslektor), Umeå University, 2003 –2009; Vice head of the Department of Economics, Umeå University, 2004-2008; Professor of Economics, Umeå University, 2009- , Vice Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå University, 2011Temporary Positions at Other Universities and Institutions: Visiting graduate student, Trade Union Institute for Economic Research (FIEF), Stockholm, 1990/1991; Academic visitor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1993/1994; Academic visitor, University of Auckland, Auckland, 2009/2010; Academic visitor, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 2011. Academic Assignments: Board member: Department of Economics, Umeå University 1995-2001, 2004-2008; Centre for Regional Science (CERUM), Umeå University 2001- 2007; Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå University 2007- ; Employment committé, Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå University (chairman), 2011- , Research committé, Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå University (chairman), 2011- . Thesis advisor: Main thesis supervisor, 7 students completed, currently the main supervisor of 2 students. Assistant supervisor, 6 students completed. Editorial board member: Arbetsmarknad och arbetsliv 2002-2004; Ekonomisk debatt 20072008; Faculty dissertation opponent: 8 times at the following universities: Uppsala University, Lund University, Stockholm School of Economics, NTNU, Norway. Member of dissertation committee: 16 times. Journal referee: approximately 30 papers including journals such as Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Labour Economics, European Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, International Tax and Public Finance, Economic Journal, Economics of Education Review, Scandinavian Journal of Education. Honours: Umeå kommuns vetenskapliga pris 1998; Skytteanska samfundets pris till en yngre forskare inom Samhällsvetenskap 2002. External Funding (main applicant, since 2000, tkr=SEK 1000): Voluntary cooperation in economic federations, Handelsbanken 2001 (590 tkr); Taxation of capital income and the effects on ex-dividend stock prices, Vetenskapsrådet 2002 (1 440 tkr); An evaluation of the municipal adult education, IFAU 2003 (1 370 tkr); En uppföljning av maxtaxa, allmän förskola mm., Skolverket 2003 (747tkr); Huvudstudie om ungdomsarbetslösheten i Skellefteå, Länsarbetsnämnden 2007 (360 tkr); Fiskala interaktioner inom vård och omsorg, FAS 2008 (2 880 tkr); Hur kan staten påverka utbudet av arbetskraft? Riksrevisionen 2008 (405 tkr) Teaching Experience: Undergraduate teaching since 1988 in the following courses: Microeconomics, basic level; Public Sector Accounting and Auditing, basic level; Public Economics, basic and advanced levels; Macroeconomics, intermediate and advanced levels; Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, intermediate level; Industrial Organization, intermediate level; Undergraduate thesis advisor. Graduate teaching in the following courses: Mathematical Economics; Microeconomics; Public Economics; Family Economics; Labour Economics; Master’s level thesis advisor; Doctoral thesis advisor. Journal Publications: Published in the following international journals: European Journal of Political Economy, Empirical Economics, European Economic Review, Oxford Economic Papers, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Finanzarchiv, Education Economics, International Tax and Public Finance, Regional Studies, Economics of Education Review, European Journal of Health Economics, Multinational Finance Journal, Canadian Journal of Regional Science, Urban Studies.