Petra Persson

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Assistant Professor of Economics
Stanford University
Petra Persson is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Stanford’s Department of Economics, a research fellow at Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and Stanford Center for International Development (SCID), a research affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She received her PhD in Economics from Columbia University in 2013 after spending a year as Predoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Women and Public Policy Program. Persson spent the academic year 2013-2014 as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), and subsequently joined the Economics Department at Stanford in July 2014. Persson is an applied micro economist and her work lies in the fields of public and labor economics.

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December 2022

American Economic Review: Insights