Olle Hammar

PhD student at Department of Economics, PhD students

+4618-471 1590
Visiting address:
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

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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, UCLS, UIL and ASWEDE.

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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


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)


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)

"Global Earnings Inequality, 1970-2018" (with Daniel Waldenström)

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

"Social Networks and Immigrant Integration" (with Mounir Karadja and Akib Khan)

"Total Wealth Inequality: The Global Distribution of Human, Physical and Natural Capital, 1997-2018" (with Daniel Waldenström)


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