Maria Olsson

doctoral/PhD student at Department of Economics, PhD students

Visiting address:
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Maria is a PhD student at the Department of Economics. Maria's research interest lies mainly in the overlap between macro and labor economics. Using both micro and macro data she studies the link between macroeconomic fluctuations and the labor market. Affiliated with Uppsala Center for Labor Studies.

Visiting fellow at Columbia University fall 2015.

Previous name: Maria Björklund, current name (from October 2018) Maria Olsson


Keywords: macroeconomics labor economics

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My courses



  • Ph.D. candidate, Department of Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden 2013 - current
  • Visiting scholar, Department of Economics, Columbia University, USA autumn 2015
  • Master studies in Economics, Stockholm University, Sweden 2011 - 2012
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Stockholm University, Sweden 2011


  • Principles of Micro and Macroeconomics, basic course, seminar teacher 2014 - 2015
  • Economics/Macroeconomics, intermediate course, teaching assistant 2014 - 2015


Work in Progress

  • Labor Cost Adjustments During the Great Recession (JMP)
  • Business Cycles and Production Networks

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Fixed Wage Contracts and Monetary Non-Neutrality,
    - with Mikael Carlsson and Oskar Nordström Skans
    (April 2019), American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics


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