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Lotta Björklund Larsen

Lotta Björklund Larsen is Research Fellow at University of Exeter Business School and holds a PhD in social anthropology.

Her ground-breaking studies of taxation from an anthropological perspective brings to fore people’s relation to state, market, and fellow citizens. Her research has engaged with tax authorities, corporate and private taxpayers, as well as tax avoiders. The modalities of taxation among different groups of peoples as well as within different scientific disciplines is of particular interest for her.

Recent books are A Fair Share of Tax: A Fiscal Anthropology of Contemporary Sweden (2018, Palgrave Macmillan) available at

and Shaping Taxpayers. Values in action at the Swedish Tax Agency (2017, Berghahn Books). A discussion about the book is available as  podcast in New Books Network