Andreas Bergh is associate professor in Economics at Lund university in Sweden and at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics in Stockholm. His research concerns the welfare state, institutions, development, globalization, trust and social norms. Recent publications include European Economic Review, World Development, European Sociological Review and Public choice. His most recent book is 'Sweden and the revival of the capitalist welfare state" (Edward Elgar, 2014). He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard university (in 2004), at the CesIfo institute (in 2013) and held research position at the Ratio Institute in Stockholm (2005-2010).