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.