Magnus Wiberg is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Computational Economics at Clover University. He is an Associate Professor in Economics (2019, Stockholm University), Ph.D. in Economics (2006, Stockholm University), M.Sc. in Finance (2001, Stockholm University).
Magnus currently works at the financial institution, USAA, in San Antonio, Texas, as a Lead Quantitative Analyst at the Chief Financial Office, where he produces the U.S. macroeconomic and financial market outlook, including macro scenarios, and advances ad-hoc research and model development projects. Magnus joined USAA in June 2018 as a Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst at Model Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Analytics.
He has worked as an Adjunct Associate Professor in Economics at Hunter College in New York City, where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, international finance, and monetary policy.
Before joining USAA and Hunter College, he worked for 10 years as a macroeconomic forecaster and analyst at the Central Bank of Sweden, the Swedish Ministry of Finance, and the Swedish National Institute of Economic Research which is a government agency operating under the Swedish Ministry of Finance.
Magnus has been a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Economics at Harvard University, and held a teaching and research position at the Department of Economics at Stockholm University.
His research - primarily on economic geography, trade policy, monetary policy, and taxation - has been published in academic journals, in policy reports, and in newspapers.
List of publications:
PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS
“Capital Controls and the Location of Industry ”, The World Economy, Vol. 43, Issue 4, 2020, pp. 871-891
“The Comparative Political Economy of the Location of Industry”, Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 48, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 134–154
“Comparative Trade Policy”, Review of International Economics, Vol. 23, Issue 2, 2014, pp. 410–421
“Political Participation, Regional Policy and the Location of Industry”, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 41, Issue 5, 2011, pp. 465–475
“Location Equilibrium with Endogenous Rent Seeking”, Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 9, Issue 6, 2009, pp. 869–887
“Growing Protectionism after the Financial Crisis: What is the Evidence?”(with Fabian Wallen), Institute of Economic Affairs, Current Controversies No 60, April 2018
“The political economy of regional policy and industrial location”, VoxEU.org, 3/9 2014
“We tried a Tobin tax and it didn’t work”, Financial Times Comment, 16/4 2013
“Taxing financial transactions” (with Johan Almenberg), Sveriges Riksbank Economic Review, 2012:1, pp. 84–102 (featured by the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet, 27/3 2012)
PUBLICATIONS IN SWEDISH
”Ekonomiska och politiska effekter av ISDS-klausuler” (with Fabian Wallen), Timbro Briefing Papers, 24/5 2017
”Beskattning av finanssektorn, ett ämne på den internationella agendan” (with Lena Hiort af Ornäs), Skattenytt, 2011: 7-8, pp. 497–515
“Immaterialrätten – ett statligt sanktionerat monopol” (with Johan Nyström and Fabian Wallen), Svensk Tidskrift, 26/11 2010
“Fildelning kan vara bra för samhällsekonomin”, Dagens Nyheter (DN Debatt), 11/6 2009