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

New version coming soon! June 2016. Previous version circulated as CEP Discussion Paper 1335, CEPR DP 10477, IZA DP 8938. Non-technical summaries at VoxEU, IZA Newsroom, and SNS (in Swedish). Media coverage at Bloomberg Business Brookings FT.com Harvard Business Review Kennislink (in Dutch) MIT Technology Review The Telegraph Wall Street Journal Washington Post ZEIT ONLINE (in German). Cited in the 2016 Economic Report of the President, Chapter 5 "Technology and Innovation".

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

Submitted. July 2016. Previous version circulated as CEP DP 1221, IZA DP 8826. Media coverage at BBC News The Telegraph Times Higher Education.

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

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

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