Mikael Lindahl is Professor of Economics at University of Gothenburg. He is also affiliated with CESifo, IFAU and UCLS. He defended his thesis at SOFI, Stockholm University in 2000. He has since then had short- and long-term research positions at University of Amsterdam, SOFI at Stockholm University and Uppsala University. His research interests are in the area of empirical labor economics, economics of education and intergenerational mobility. He has published in journals such as American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Literature, Economic Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Public Economics and Journal of Human Resources.
Mikael Lindahl joined IZA as a Research Fellow in December 2000.