Petra Persson

Assistant Professor

Petra Persson

Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Humanities and Sciences

Research Interests

  • Family
  • Health
  • Social Insurance

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Economics, Columbia University, 2013
  • MSc in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, 2006
  • BA in Political Science and Mathematics, Stockholm University, 2005

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Stanford University, 2014–present
  • Post-Doctoral Scholar, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, 2013–2104


Journal Articles

Book Chapters

Working Papers

Stanford University Affiliations

Service to the Profession

  • Program Committee for the Econometric Society Winter Meetings, Chicago, January 2017
  • Adhoc Reviewer for the National Science Foundation
  • Refereeing: multiple journals

In the Media

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