Dany Kessel

My name is Dany Kessel and I am currently a visiting researcher at Södertörn University the Research Institute of Industrial Economics. I received my Ph.D. in Economics from Stockholm University on September 3, 2018. My research interests are broad and include economics of education, mechanism design, labor economics, public economics and Applied Macro. Currently, my main focus is on the economics of education in general, and on school choice in particular.

My CV can be found here.

E-mail: dany.kessel[at]ifn.se

Telephone: +4670717380

Adress: Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Box 55665, 11215, Stockholm, Sweden



Working papers:


(joint with Roine Vestman and Björn Tyrefors Hinnerich)



Work in progress:


  • Are Parents Uninformed? The Impact of Additional School Quality Information on School Choice Behavior, School Placement and School Segregation

(joint with Elisabet Olme)


  • School Choice Priority Structures and School Segregation

(joint with Elisabet Olme)


  • Debiasing the Gender Differences in the Tendency to Select into Competition - the Effects of General Information on the Gender Gap and Efficiency

(single-authored)