Markus Jäntti

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Professor of Public Economics; Professor of economics, Swedish Institute for Social Research (on leave)
University of Helsinki and VATT Institute for Economic Research
Markus Jäntti is Professor of Economics at the Swedish Institute for Social Research at Stockholm University in Sweden. He holds a PhD in Economics from Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland. He was LIS’ Research Director from 2005 to 2014. His current research centers on income and wealth inequality, and poverty and socio-economic mobility, with a focus on cross-national comparisons. He is especially interested in the importance of family background in the distribution of economic resources.

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