Peter Fredriksson is Professor at the Department of Economics, Stockholm University. He is also a research fellow of IZA and CESifo. Peter got his PhD from Uppsala University in 1997. He has been the Director-General of the Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation (IFAU) and a Professor at the Department of Economics, Uppsala 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, Economic Journal, Journal of Business & Economics Statistics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Human Resources, and Oxford Economic Papers.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in December 2003.


IZA Publications

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. 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
IZA Discussion Paper No. 401
published in: Economic Journal, 2007, 117 (518), 399-421