Peter Fredriksson
Research Fellow

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Fredriksson 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.
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Per-Anders Edin
Peter Fredriksson
Martin Nybom
Björn Öckert
The Rising Return to Non-Cognitive Skill
9585  Peter Fredriksson
Lena Hensvik
Oskar Nordström Skans
Mismatch of Talent: Evidence on Match Quality, Entry Wages, and Job Mobility
8019  Peter Fredriksson
Björn Öckert
Hessel Oosterbeek
Inside the Black Box of Class Size: Mechanisms, Behavioral Responses, and Social Background
(published as 'Parental Responses to Public Investments in Children: Evidence from a Maximum Class Size Rule' in: Journal of Human Resources, 2016, 51(4), 832-868.)
5879  Peter Fredriksson
Björn Öckert
Hessel Oosterbeek
Long-Term Effects of Class Size
(published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128 (1), 249-285)
4521  Olof Aslund
Per-Anders Edin
Peter Fredriksson
Hans Grönqvist
Peers, Neighborhoods and Immigrant Student Achievement: Evidence from a Placement Policy
(published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3 (2), 67-95)
3570  Peter Fredriksson
Martin Söderström
Do Unemployment Benefits Increase Unemployment? New Evidence on an Old Question
1659  Peter Fredriksson
Björn Öckert
Is Early Learning Really More Productive? The Effect of School Starting Age on School and Labor Market Performance
(published as: 'Life-cycle Effects of Age at School Start' in: Economic Journal, 2014, 124, 977-1004)
1536  Olof Aslund
Peter Fredriksson
Ethnic Enclaves and Welfare Cultures: Quasi-Experimental Evidence
(published as: 'Peer Effects in Welfare Dependence: Quasi-experimental Evidence" in: Journal of Human Resources, 2009, 44(3), 799–825)
1062  Peter Fredriksson
Per Johansson
Dynamic Treatment Assignment – The Consequences for Evaluations Using Observational Data
(published in: Journal of Business and Economics Statistics, 2008, 26 (4), 435–445)
401  Jan Boone
Peter Fredriksson
Bertil Holmlund
Jan C. van Ours
Optimal Unemployment Insurance with Monitoring and Sanctions
(published in: Economic Journal, 2007, 117 (518), 399-421)