Professor Randi Hjalmarsson
University of Gothenburg
Welcome to my personal webpage. I am a Professor of Economics at the University of Gothenburg. I am a labor economist, and have conducted extensive research on the economics of crime and the criminal justice system.
I am currently funded by the Swedish Research Council's Distinguished Young Researchers Program. I am a CEPR Research Fellow, a Council Member for the European Society of Population Economics (ESPE), Executive Committee Member of the European Association of Labour Economics (EALE), and a member of Scientific Board of Swedish Prison and Probation Services, (Kriminalvården). I became a Co-Editor at the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization in January 2020 and serve on the Board of Editors for American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. I am also the EEA representative and Chair of the European Job Market for Economists (EJME) Committee.
I received my PhD in economics from Yale University in 2005. I was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland, School of Public Policy from 2005 to 2009, and a Lecturer and Professor at Queen Mary University of London from 2010-2013.