Welcome to my website! 

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Uppsala University. I am also a research affiliate at IZA, an associate at the Centre for Economic Performance, a researcher at the Uppsala Center for Labor Studies, and a member of the Economics of Higher Education network.

My research focuses on technological change, wage inequality, and the economics of education. 

Please click here for my CV in PDF format.

Email: georg.graetz[at]nek.uu.se


Research papers

Is Modern Technology Responsible for Jobless Recoveries?, with Guy Michaels

Forthcoming in American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, May 2017. Circulated as CEP Discussion Paper 1461.

Robots at Work, with Guy Michaels
New version coming soon! June 2016. Previous version circulated as CEP DP 1335, CEPR DP 10477, IZA DP 8938. 

Submitted. Oct 2016. Previous version circulated as CEP DP 1330, IZA DP 8836.

Submitted. Oct 2016. Previous version circulated as CEP DP 1221, IZA DP 8826. 

Do Secondary School Admission Policies Affect Intergenerational Transmission of Education? Evidence from Germany
Chapter 3 in my PhD thesis Essays in labor economics, The London School of Economics and Political Science, 2014.

Work in progress

Who Wants to Be a Teacher?, with Esteban Aucejo & Michael Boehm