Ongoing research projects

I am working in two research projects:

2018-2020: The Politics of Public Investment (with Pär Nyman, funded by Forte).

2018-2019: Employer Compliance without Enforcement? A Study on the Law on a General Obligation to Post Vacancies with the Public Employment Service, and its Effects on Labor Market Integration (with Joakim Palme, funded by IFAU).


Cronert, A. (2018) “Accommodation or Extraction? Employers, the State, and the Joint Production of Active Labor Market Policy”. Politics & Society, forthcoming. Accepted version here.

Cronert, A. & J. Palme (2018) “Social Investment at Crossroads: ‘The Third Way’ or ‘The Enlightened Path’ Forward?” in Cantillon, B., Goedeme, T., & J. Hills, Decent Incomes for All, Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Cronert, A. (2018) “All Interventionists Now? On the Political Economy of Active Labor Market Policy as Micro-Interventionist Multi-Tools”. Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Social Sciences 149. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis.

Cronert, A. (2017) “Unemployment Reduction or Labor Force Expansion? How Partisanship Matters for the Design of Active Labor Market Policy in Europe”. Socio-Economic Review, forthcomingUnrefereed version here.

Cronert, A. & Danielsson, J. (2012) “Försäkringsmässighetens problem – om dolda fördelningseffekter i socialförsäkringarna”. Ekonomisk Debatt, 40(8), pp. 84-87.

Recent work

Cronert, A. (2018) One Tool, Many Applications: Employment Subsidies, Institutional Regimes, and Labor Market Segmentation. Under review (R&R). Previous version presented at Midwestern Political Science Association in Chicago, April 6, 2017.

Cronert, A. & J. Palme (2017) “Approaches to Social Investment and Their Implications for Poverty in Sweden and the European Union”. Global Challenges Working Paper Series No. 4. Bergen: CROP / University of Bergen. Previous version presented at Harvard University, November 17, 2016.

Palme J. & A. Cronert (2015) “Trends in the Swedish Social Investment Welfare State: ‘The Enlightened Path’ or ‘The Third Way’ for ‘the Lions’”?. ImPRovE Working Paper No. 15/12. Antwerp: Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy – University of Antwerp.

Cronert, A. (2014) Economic-Political Interaction Explaining Local Variations in Privatization of Public Services. Workshop at Uppsala Center for Labor Studies, Uppsala.