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.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 9585
Published in American Economic Review Vol. 108, No. 11 (Nov), pp. 3303-38.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8019
published as 'Parental Responses to Public Investments in Children: Evidence from a Maximum Class Size Rule' in: Journal of Human Resources, 2016, 51(4), 832-868.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5879
published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128 (1), 249-285
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4521
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3 (2), 67-95
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3570
Peter Fredriksson, Martin Söderström
published as 'The Equilibrium Impact of Unemployment Insurance on Unemployment: Evidence from a Non-linear Policy Rule' in: Journal of Public Economics, 2020, 187, 104199
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1659
published as: 'Life-cycle Effects of Age at School Start' in: Economic Journal, 2014, 124, 977-1004
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1536
published as: 'Peer Effects in Welfare Dependence: Quasi-experimental Evidence" in: Journal of Human Resources, 2009, 44(3), 799–825
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1062
published in: Journal of Business and Economics Statistics, 2008, 26 (4), 435–445
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