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Per Skedinger

The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.

*Per Skedinger* received his Ph.D. from Uppsala University in 1991, and since 1993 he has been a research fellow at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IUI) in Stockholm. His empirically-oriented research deals with effects of economic policie

Per Skedinger received his Ph.D. from Uppsala University in 1991, and since 1993 he has been a research fellow at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IUI) in Stockholm. His empirically-oriented research deals with effects of economic policies, mainly in labor markets, and is published in international and Swedish journals and books. Research topics include effects of various active labor market policies, union-bargained minimum wages, employment protection legislation, and transaction taxes in the housing market. He has served as secretary of the Economic Council of Sweden, a group of academic economists commissioned by the Swedish government to initiate and provide information about important economic-policy research, and has taught at Stockholm University and Stockholm School of Economics.