Assistant Professor, IIES, Stockholm University
  RESEARCH FIELDS Public/Labor Economics

  EDUCATION   Harvard University, Ph.D., 2014
        Thesis Title: “Essays on Unemployment and Labor Supply”
        Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award, Honorable mention
        Undergraduate: Ecole Polytechnique(Paris)
                       Sharif University of Technology(Tehran)


Does Extending Unemployment Benefits Improve Job Quality?
with Andrea Weber, American Economic Review, 107(2), 527-61, 2017.   

Recall Expectations and Duration Dependence 
with Andrea WeberAmerican Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings,105(5),142-46, 2015.
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Immigrants' Labor Supply and Exchange Rate Volatility
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 5(4): 144-64, 2013.
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REVISED How do Inheritances Shape Wealth Inequality? Theory and Evidence from Sweden, July 2018, with David Seim

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Presented at NBER-Summer Institute, U.C. Berkeley, Columbia University, Stanford University, UCSD, Zurich University, LSE-UCL-IFS joint seminar, INSEAD, HECER, LMU, Uppsala University, Bergen University, Lund University, University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University

Coverage Ekonomistas (in Swedish)

 Risk-based Selection in Unemployment Insurance: Evidence and Implications, May 2018, with C. Landais, P. Nilsson, D. Seim, J. Spinnewijn

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Waiting for recall? Evidence from temporary layoffs in Austria, with Andrea Weber

Consequences of mandatory advance layoff notice for workers and firms, with J. Cederlof, P. Fredriksson, D. Seim

A Note on the Measurement of Labor Supply Using March-CPS Data


Current teaching at IIES-Stockholm University-Stockholm School of Economics joint Ph.D. program
     (Graduate) Econometrics II
     (Graduate) Public Economics 
     (Graduate) Labor Economics I 
Previous Experience at Harvard University
               Sophomore Tutorial      (Ec970), “Inequality, Justice and Economics”
    (Graduate) Public Economics        (Ec2450A), Teaching Fellow for Raj Chetty
    (Graduate) Public Economics        (Ec2450A), Teaching Fellow for Jeffrey Liebman
               Microeconomic Theory    (Ec1011a), Teaching Fellow for Edward Glaeser
Previous Experience
                      Introduction to Econometrics, Lecturer, Kabul University

                      Applied Statistics, Teaching Fellow, University Paris 1-Sorbonne

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