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Associate Senior Lecturer

Department of Economics

Uppsala University

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[email protected]
+46(018)471 5125
Fields of Interest
Labor Economics, Economics of Education,
Political Economy 

Short Bio

I am Biträdande Lektor (Associate Senior Lecturer) at Uppsala University since Nov/2016. 

I received my Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in Dec/2012.


1. The Price of Inattention: Evidence from the Swedish Housing Market 
Journal of the European Economic Association, volume 17, issue 5, November 2019.
2. Credit Access and College Enrollment
Journal of Political Economy, volume 125, issue 2, April 2017.

  • Awards: First place in the 2010 CAF Annual Research Competition. Link
  • Featured in (Dec 2011). Link
  • Featured in the World Bank Report: "Economic Mobility and the Rise of the Latin American Middle Class". 2013. Link
  • Featured in the Upshot: New York Times (August 2014). Article by Susan Dynarski. Link
  • Featured in the Chicago Booth Review (Summer 2016). Article by Chana R. Schoenberger  Link

3. Patterns of Pass-Through of Commodity Price Shocks to Retail Prices.
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, volume 95, issue 5: 1456-1461, 2009. 
(With Peter Berck, Ephraim Leibtag, and Sofia Villas-Boas).

Working Papers

(with David Card)
R&R Education Policy and Finance
With Ana Maria Montoya and Carlos Noton
With Ana Maria Montoya and Carlos Noton

Work in Progress

1. Competition in the marriage market: Long-run effects of a quasi-random placement policy. 

2. Does Financial Literacy affects credit decisions? Evidence From Chile.
with Ana Maria Montoya and Carlos Noton
3. Income expectations and overconfidence on Human Capital Decisions.