Short CV/Education and training

Academic Affiliation, Employments, etc

  • Since 2014
    Assistant Professor, Quality of Government Institute and the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

  • 2013 – 2014
    Lecturer, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

  • 2007
    Visiting Scholar, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

  • 2005 – 2013
    Ph. D. candidate, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Higher Educational Degree

  • 2013
    Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Gothenburg, January 2013. Dissertation: Boräng, Frida (2012) National Institutions – International Migration. Labour Markets, Welfare States and Immigration Policy. Göteborg: Göteborg Studies in Politics.

  • 2006
    M.A. in Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Selected publications

  • Boräng, Frida, Agnes Cornell, Marcia Grimes and Christian Schuster, 2017. Cooking the Books: Bureaucratic Politicization and Policy Knowledge. Governance.

  • Boräng, F., Nistotskaya, M., & Xezonakis, G., 2017. The Quality of Government Determinants of Support for Democracy. Journal of Public Affairs, 2017;17:e1643. DOI 10.1002/pa.1643

  • Boräng, Frida & Cerna, Lucie, 2017. “Constrained Politics: Labour Market Actors, Political Parties and Swedish Labour Immigration Policy.” Government and Opposition, doi:10.1017/gov.2016.51

  • Boräng, Frida., Jagers, Sverker.C. & Povitkina, Marina., 2016. “Political Determinants of Electricity Provision in Small Island Developing States”. Energy Policy 98 (2016) 725–734.

  • Ahlborg, Helene, Frida Boräng, Sverker C. Jagers & Patrik Söderholm 2015. ”Provision of electricity to African households: The importance of democracy and institutional quality”. Energy Policy 87(2015) 125–135

  • Boräng, F & Naurin, D. (2015) “‘Try to see it my way!’ Frame congruence between lobbyists and European Commission officials”, Journal of European Public Policy, 22:4, 499-515, DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2015.1008555

  • Boräng, F. (2015) “Large-Scale Solidarity? Effects of Welfare State Institutions on the Admission of Forced Migrants” European Journal of Political Research 54: 216–231, 2015. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12075

  • Boräng, F., Eising, R., Klüver, H., Mahoney, C., Naurin, D., Rasch, D., Rozbicka, P. (2014) “Identifying frames: A comparison of research methods”, Interest Groups and Advocacy, Vol 3, No 2

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • ”Islands of success – how to make development projects work in challenging contexts”, funded by the Swedish Research Council (with Helene Ahlborg, Marcia Grimes, Madelene Ostwald and Bo Rothstein), since 2017

  • “The mobilization of attitudinal bias? Attitudinal representativeness of organized interests”, funded by the Swedish National Board for Youth Affairs (with Daniel Naurin), 2013 – 2015


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