Olle Hammar

Visiting researcher at Department of Economics, Affiliated researchers and teachers

+4618-471 1590
Visiting address:
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

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Olle Hammar is affiliated with Uppsala Immigration Lab (UIL), Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS) and Uppsala Center for Fiscal Studies (UCFS). He has a PhD in Economics from Uppsala University since 2021. He is also a postdoctoral researcher at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and researcher at the Institute for Futures Studies (IFFS). His main research interests are inequality, culture and migration.

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Keywords: labor economics public economics political economics development economics


Institute for Futures Studies (IFFS)

Uppsala Immigration Lab (UIL)

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Uppsala Center for Fiscal Studies (UCFS)

Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS)

Association of Swedish Development Economists (ASWEDE)


Ph.D. Economics, Uppsala University

Visiting Ph.D. Student, University of California, Berkeley, January-February 2020

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


Economics B: Economics of Development (teacher)

Economics: Political Economics (teaching assistant)

Economics A: Principles of Micro- and Macroeconomics (seminars)

Current Research Projects

"The Cultural Assimilation of Individualism and Preferences for Redistribution", Job Market Paper

"The Swedish Income Distribution, 1968-2016" (with Paula Roth and Daniel Waldenström)

"Social Networks and Immigrant Integration: Experimental Evidence from Sweden" (with Mounir Karadja and Akib Khan)

"Distributional National Accounts in the Welfare State: Sweden, 1930-2016" (with Paula Roth, Daniel Waldenström and Gabriel Zucman)

"Total Wealth Inequality: The Global Distribution of Human, Physical and Natural Capital" (with Daniel Waldenström)

"The Swedish Wealth Distribution, 1968-2016" (with Felicia Doll, Paula Roth and Daniel Waldenström)

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Olle Hammar