CV

Employment

Professor of Economics, Karlstad University, 2020-present

Head of Research, Karlstad University, Economics unit, 2014-present.

Research Fellow (Forsker 2 and 1), Norwegian Social Research (NOVA), 2010-2020.

Lecturer (Universitetslektor), Karlstad University, 2013-present.

Visiting researcher, Research institute for the evaluation of public policies (IRVAPP), 2015

Visiting P.hD. candidate, Norwegian Social Research (NOVA), financed by the Nordic Centre of Excellence in Welfare Research: REASSESS, 2008-2009.

Education

Ph.D. in Economics (2010), University of Gothenburg. Defended in June.

Ph.L in Economics (2007), University of Gothenburg.

Bachelor of Science in Economics (2005), University of Gothenburg.

Current supervision

Main supervisor, Niclas Modig (Pedagogical Work), Karlstad University.

Previous PhD supervision

Main supervisor, Mattias Björklund (Pedagogical Work), Karlstad University, defended 2021.

Co-supervisor, Naimi Johansson (Health Economics), University of Gothenburg, defended 2021.

Co-supervisor, Aili Tang (Economics), Örebro University, defended 2018.

Co-supervisor, Linda Ryen (Health Economics), University of Gothenburg, defended 2018.

Project leader

Equal opportunities and long time care: The mediating role of the welfare state. 2011-2013. Funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Knowledge, information, and retirement: Survey experiments on how information influences retirement plans. 2012-2013. Funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Research grants

Jan Wallanders och Tom Hedelius Stiftelse, 130,000 SEK, 2015; for a research stay in Trento.

Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte), 1.8 million SEK, 2014-2016: for the research project “Co-payments and health care utilization in Swedish primary and emergency care services”.

The Swedish Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority, 1.4 million SEK, 2013-2016: for the research project: “Kartläggning av attityder till prostitution i Europa – en undersökning av efterfrågan och destinationsländer för traffickingi.

The Research Council of Norway, 1 million NOK, 2012-2014: for the research project “Knowledge, information, and retirement: Survey experiments on how information influences retirement plans”.

The Swedish Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority, 180 000 SEK, 2009-2012: for the research project: “Utvärdering av prostitutionslagens effekter på attityder till prostitution”.

Teaching

Course in supervision of doctoral students, Karlstad University, 2020-2021

Causal Inference in Health Research using Non-Randomized Data at the Summer School in Health Economics and Statistics, the University of Gothenburg, 2016, 2017

Research Designs for Causal Inference, Department of Sociology, University of Oslo, 2016, 2017

Lectures in empirical methods in economics, Karlstad University, 2014-2020

Lectures in writing a bachelor thesis, Karlstad University, 2014

Intermediate Microeconomics, Karlstad University, 2007-2014

Public economics, Karlstad University, 2010-2013

Supervising, Bachelor and Master theses, Karlstad University, 2010-2020

Introductory Microeconomics, Karlstad University, 2010-2011, 2017

Introductory Macroeconomics, University of Gothenburg, 2006-2008

Introductory Microeconomics, Skövde University College, 2008

Supervising, Bachelor theses, University of Gothenburg, 2007-2008

Introductory Macroeconomics, Skövde University College, 2007

Refereeing

American Political Science Review, Applied Economics, British Journal of Sociology,  Ecological Economics, Economic Journal, Economics Bulletin, Empirical Economics, Ethnic and Racial Studies, European Journal of Law and Economics, European Sociological Review, Feminist Economics, Fontene, Gender & Society, Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, International Journal for Equity in Health, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, International Journal of Social Welfare, International Migration, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Homosexuality, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Public Economics, Labour Economics, Psychology and Sexuality, Public Opinion Quarterly, Risk Analysis, SAGE Open, Social Inclusion, Social Policy and Administration, Social Politics, Social Science Quarterly, Sosiologi idag.

Languages

Swedish, native speaker

Norwegian, fluent

English, excellent command

Italian, working knowledge (B2)