Mårten Palme

Research Fellow

Stockholm University

Mårten Palme is Associate Professor at Stockholm University, previously at the Stockholm School of Economics. He received his primary degree from Stockholm University in 1988 and PhD from Stockholm School of Economics in 1993. He has done research on income inequality, earnings mobility, returns to education as well as the effect of income taxes and income security systemes on labour market behaviour. Publications include papers in Journal of Public Economics, Economica, Journal of Human Resources and Labour Economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2001.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12300
published in: American Economic Review, 2021, 111 (5), 1523-48
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6463
split into two papers and published as 'A test of the Becker-Tomes model of human capital transmission using microdata on four generation' in: Journal of Human Capital, 2014, 7(1), 80-96 and as 'Long-term intergenerational persistence of human capital: an empirical analysis of four generations' in: Journal of Human Resources, 2015, 50(1), 1-33.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1943
revised version published in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2012, 1:4