Olle Hammar

Visiting researcher at Department of Economics, Affiliated researchers and teachers

Visiting address:
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

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Olle Hammar is an assistant professor in economics at Linnaeus University and researcher at the Institute for Futures Studies. He is affiliated with Uppsala Immigration Lab, UCLS, UCFS, IZA and IFN. Olle has a PhD in economics from Uppsala University since 2021. His main research interests are inequality, culture and migration.

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Keywords: labor economics public economics political economics development economics

Current Positions

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Statistics, Linnaeus University, 2023-

Researcher, Institute for Futures Studies, 2021-

Previous Positions

Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), 2021-2023

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

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


Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Migrant World Values Survey (MWVS)

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

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

Current Research Projects

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

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

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

"Rethinking Global Wealth Inequality: The Role of Human Capital" (with Daniel Waldenström)

"Wealth Inequality in Sweden, 1968-2016" (with Paula Roth, Felicia Stokke and Daniel Waldenström)

"Longitudinal Changes in Non-European Migrant Values and Social Norms in Sweden" (with Bi Puranen and Christian Welzel)

"Distributional National Accounts in the Welfare State: Sweden, 1930-2020" (with Paula Roth, Daniel Waldenström and Gabriel Zucman)

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Olle Hammar