Christer Gerdes

Research Fellow

SOFI, Stockholm University

Christer Gerdes is a post-doc at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University, and affiliated to the Stockholm University Linnaeus Center for Integration Studies (SULCIS). He received his PhD in economics from Stockholm University in September, 2008. In 2014 he was appointed to docent (associate professor). His research is focused primarily on labor market and welfare state issues relating to ethnicity, migration and labor market evaluation, as well as chess economics. Beside his academic work he is working as analyst at the Swedish National Audit Office (Riksrevisionen).

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2010.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 8408
published in: Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann (eds.), Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession, Berlin: Springer, 2016
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5814
published in: Applied Economics Letters, 2012, 19 (17), 1693-1696
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5314
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, 90, 1-18
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5171
published in: Journal of Economics and Econometrics, 2011, 54 (1), 1–7
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4793
published in: Labour Economics, 2010, 17 (5), 766-775
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4788
published in: The Annals of Regional Science, 2013, 50, 645-666