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Frida Boräng


Frida Boräng
+46 31 786 2694

Room number: B550
Postal Address: Box 711, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg

Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
405 30 Göteborg

Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 405 30 Göteborg

About Frida Boräng


Frida Boräng received her Ph.D. in Political science from the University of Gothenburg in 2013, and is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and Research Fellow at the Quality of Government Institute (QoG). She is also affiliated to the Centre for European Research at University of Gothenburg (CERGU). Her dissertation ”National Institutions – International Migration. Labour Markets, Welfare States and Immigration Policy” studies how labour market and welfare state institutions influence immigration policy.

Areas of interest

Research interests include immigration policy, comparative political economy, welfare state research, interest groups and advocacy, institutions, and democratic performance.

Current research

Boräng is part of a team of researchers working on the Performance of Democracies Project (PERDEM). She is also involved in projects that concern interest groups and advocacy: “Who are the lobbyists? A population study of interest groups in Sweden”; and “The mobilization of attitudinal bias? Attitudinal representativeness of organized interests”. She is also involved in the project “Good governing of rural electrification processes in Eastern Africa – The importance of formal and informal institutions”.

Teaching and tutoring

• Coordinating and teaching on the master course The Performance of Democracies (SK2211).
• Bachelor thesis examination and grading
• Thesis supervision at bachelor and master level

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Cooking the books: Bureaucratic politicization and policy knowledge
Frida Boräng, Agnes Cornell, Marcia Grimes, Christian Schuster
Governance, Journal article 2018
Journal article


Making Space. A cross-country comparison of party and interest group positioning in multiple policy dimensions
Frida Boräng, Daniel Naurin, Jonathan Polk
ECPR General Conference, Oslo, 6–9 September 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Constrained Politics: Labour Market Actors, Political Parties and Swedish Labour Immigration Policy
Frida Boräng, Lucie Cerna
Government and Opposition, Journal article 2017
Journal article


Hur väl representerar svenska intresseorganisationer den svenska opinionen?
Frida Boräng, Daniel Naurin
Göteborg, Myndigheten för ungdoms- och civilsamhällesfrågor, Report 2016

Powering institutions - credibility, enforcement and legitimacy
Frida Boräng, Helene Ahlborg
The Quality of Government (QoG) conference. Nice, France: 26-28 January, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Democratic Failure from the Bottom-Up. Distorted Fiscal Contracts and the Demand for Clientelism in Developing Democracies
Frida Boräng, Anna Persson
The 59th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association. Washington: 1-3 December , Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Democracy, Corruption and Electricity Provision
Frida Boräng, Sverker C. Jagers, Marina Povitkina
The Quality of Government (QoG) conference. Bohuslän, Sweden. 22-23 August, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

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