Arizo Karimi

I am an assistant professor at the Economics department, Uppsala University, and affiliated researcher at Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS).

Contact: Arizo.Karimi[at]

Find my CV here.


Modern Family? Paternity Leave and Marital Stability (2018) with Daniel Avdic

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 10, Issue 4, October 2018

Worker Absenteeism: Peer Influences, Monitoring, and Job Flexibility with J Peter Nilsson, and Per Johansson

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 182, Part 2, January 2019

Parental Leave Benefits, Household Labor Supply, and Children’s Long-run Outcomes with Rita Ginja and Jenny Jans

(Forthcoming, Journal of Labor Economics)

Working Papers

Parenthood, Family Friendly Firms, and Gender Gaps in Early Work Careers with V. Joseph Hotz and Per Johansson (submitted)

Selected Works in Progress

"The Impact of Mandated Family Leave on Firms’ Productivity, Hiring Practice and the Gender Wage Gap" with Rita Ginja and Pengpeng Xiao

"Explaining Gender Gap Variation across Assessment Forms" with Georg Graetz

"Paternity leave and Children's Outcomes" with Daniel Avdic and Anna Sjögren

"Birth Spacing Effects on Women's Earnings - Evidence from a Natural Experiment"