Ahlskog, R. “Class background reverses the effect of a cognitive performance PGI on economic ideology.” bioRxiv 2022,

Ahlskog, R., Dawes, C., Oskarsson, S. and Weinschenk, A. “The genetics of political participation: Leveraging polygenic indices to advance political behavior research.“ APSA preprints 2022,

Buser, T., Ahlskog, R., Johannesson, M. and Oskarsson, S. “Occupational sorting on genes.” Tinbergen Discussion Papers 22-062/I.

Buser, T., Ahlskog, R, Johannesson, M., Koellinger, P. and Oskarsson, S. “Using Genes to Explore the Effects of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills on Education and Labor Market Outcomes.” Tinbergen Disucssion Papers 21-088/I.

Nyman, P., Ahlskog, R. and Aggeborn, L. “Filling in the blanks. How does information about the Swedish EITC affect labour supply?” IFAU Working Paper 2022:9.


Published work

Ahlskog, R. Extraversion probably does not cause political participation. Evidence from two genetically informed designs. Accepted for publication in Political Psychology.

Ahlskog, R. and Oskarsson, S. (2023). Quantifying Bias from Measurable and Unmeasurable Confounders Across Three Domains of Individual Determinants of Political Preferences. Political Analysis.

Oskarsson, S., Ahlskog, R., Dawes, CT. & Lindgren, KO. (2022). Persistent Inequalities: The Origins of Intergenerational Associations in Voter Turnout. Journal of Politics.

Ahlskog, R. & Brännlund, A. (2022). Uncovering the Source of Patrimonial Voting: Evidence from Swedish Twin Pairs. Political Behavior.

Howe, L. J., Nivard, M. G., … Davies, N. M. (2022). Within-sibship genome-wide association analyses decrease bias in estimates of direct genetic effects. Nature Genetics.

Okbay, A., Wu, Y., … Young, A. I. (2022) Polygenic prediction of educational attainment within and between families from genome-wide association analyses in 3 million individuals. Nature Genetics.

Ahlskog, R. (2021). Education and voter turnout revisited: Evidence from a Swedish twin sample with validated turnout data. Electoral Studies.

Becker, J., C. A. P. Burik, … A. Okbay (2021). Resource profile and user guide of the Polygenic Index Repository. Nature Human Behavior.

Nyman, P. & Ahlskog, R. (2018). Fiscal effects of intra-EEA migration. Report to the EU Commission, Horizon 2020.

Ahlskog, R. (2017). Moral enhancement should target self-interest and cognitive capacity. Neuroethics 10(3).

Lindbom, A. & Ahlskog R. (2017). Policy-feedback från höjningen i A-kassan. In “Larmar och gör sig till” (eds. Andersson, U., Ohlsson, J., Ekengren Oscarsson, H. et al), SOM institute.

Ahlskog, R. 2017. Essays on the collective action dilemma of vaccination. Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Social Sciences 134. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. ISBN 978-91-554-9785-9.