Throughout the years, the IIES' PhD graduates have joined many internationally renowned universities and organizations, taking up positions in the US, Europe, Australia, and Canada. At present, former IIES students hold tenured or untenured jobs at the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Northwestern University, UC San Diego, Zurich University, University of British Columbia, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, University of Minnesota, the Board of Governors, the European Central Bank, and the IMF.

Placement officers

The Placement officers this year are Professors Tessa Bold and Mitch Downey. Professor Bold is the primary contact for prospective employers who have questions about a candidates' vitae, experience, or research fields. Employers may also contact the students and their advisers directly.

Tessa Bold
Phone: +46 (0)8 16 22 25

Mitch Downey
Phone: +46 (0)8 16 30 70


Mattias Almgren
Primary fields: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics
Secondary field: Labor Economics

José-Elías Gallegos
Primary fields: Macroeconomics, Monetary
Secondary fields: Information Frictions, Financial Frictions

John Kramer
Primary fields: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics
Secondary field: Labor Economics

Xueping Sun
Primary field: Political Economy
Secondary field: Applied Microeconomics