Peter Fredriksson is Professor at the Department of Economics, Uppsala University. He is the director of the Uppsala Center for Labor Studies, and a research fellow of IZA and CESifo. Peter has been the Director-General of the Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation (IFAU) and a Professor at the Department of Economics, Stockholm University. His main area of research is labor economics and he has, inter alia, worked on issues concerning immigration, education, labor mobility, and the design of unemployment insurance. He has published in journals like Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Business & Economics Statistics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, and Journal of Human Resources.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in December 2003.