Oskar Nordström Skans is a professor in Economics at Uppsala University in Sweden. He received his PhD at the same university in 2002. After that, he worked as a researcher at the Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation (IFAU) until 2014. His area of research is empirical labor economics and his work primarily concerns labor market networks, wage setting, worker-firm matching, and program evaluation.

His recent research has been published in journals such as the American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Labor Economics and AEJ:Macroeconomics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2009.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9585
Published in American Economic Review Vol. 108, No. 11 (Nov), pp. 3303-38.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5719
substantially revised version published in The Economic Journal, 2016, vol 126(595): 1739–1773
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4640
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2014, 32(3), 405–442
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4263
published in: Labour Economics, 2015, 35, 135–144