Thomas Jansson

Thomas Jansson


Monetary Policy Department
Research Division
Sveriges Riksbank
SE-103 37 Stockholm, Sweden

Phone + 46 8 787 04 69

Household finance, real estate finance, behavioral finance

Short bio

Thomas Jansson joined the research division in September 2009 after obtaining his PhD in finance from the Stockholm School of Economics. During 2007 Thomas visited U.C. Berkeley. His current research concerns household portfolio choice with focus on the interaction between labor income risk and investments in housing and financial assets.


Thomas Jansson's CV


Ph.D., Finance, Stockholm School of Economics, 2009
M.Sc., Finance, Stockholm School of Economics, 2003

Working papers and work in progress

"The Cost of Consumer Payments in Sweden" (2012) with Björn Segendorf, Sveriges Riksbank Working Paper Series, No. 262

"Do Robots Increase Wealth Dispersion?" (with Yigitcan Karabulut)

"How Parents Influence the Wealth Accumulation of their Children" (with Peter Englund and Todd Sinai)

"The Role of Housing in Intergenerational Wealth Transfers" (with Peter Englund and Todd Sinai)

"The Determinants of Consumers' Housing and Mortgage Decisions: Evidence from Sweden" (with Joao Cocco, Tor Jacobson, and Paolo Sodini)


"Financial Literacy Externalities" (2018) with Michael Haliassos and Yigitcan Karabulut, CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12100, accepted for publication in the Review of Financial Studies

"Housing Choices and Labor Income Risk" (2017), Journal of Urban Economics, Vol 99, May, pages 107-119

"Incompatible European Partners? Cultural Predispositions and Household Financial Behavior", (2017) with Michael Haliassos and Yigitcan Karabulut, Management Science, Vol 63:11, pages 3780-3808.

"Hedging Labor Income Risk" (2012) with Sebastien Betermier, Christine Parlour, and Johan Walden, Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 105:3, pages 622-639.