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.