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Olle Hammar

doctoral/PhD student (Leave of Absence) at Department of Economics, PhD students

+4618-471 1562
Visiting address:
Ekonomikum, Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA
Leave of Absence:
2018-01-01 - 2018-08-31

Short presentation

Olle Hammar is a PhD Student in Economics at Uppsala University. His main research interests are Inequality, Development, Institutional and Political Economics. He is also affiliated with IFN, UCFS and UCLS.

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Keywords: labor economics public economics political economics development economics

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Research Interests

Inequality, Development, Institutional and Political Economics


Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Uppsala Center for Fiscal Studies (UCFS)

Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS)


Visiting Ph.D. Scholar, Columbia University, September-December 2017

Ph.Lic. Economics, Uppsala University

M.Sc. Business and Economics, Lund University

B.Sc. Development Studies, Lund University

B.Sc. Politics and Economics, Lund University


Principles of Micro and Macroeconomics, Basic Course, Seminars


Current research projects

"The Distribution of Income and Wealth in Sweden, 1968-2015" (with Sebastian Escobar, Daniel Waldenström and Gabriel Zucman)

"Culture and Preferences for Redistribution: Do Individualistic Societies Foster Preferences for Income Inequality?"

"Global Earnings Inequality, 1970-2015" (with Daniel Waldenström)


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