Throughout the years, the IIES' Ph.D. 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


Richard Foltyn
Primary field: (Quantitative) Macroeconomics.
Secondary fields: Inequality and Household Finance.

Selene Ghisolfi
Development Economics, Behavioral Economics, Peer and Network Effects, and Political Economics.

Markus Karlman
Primary Fields: Macroeconomics and Housing.
Secondary Fields: Household Finance and Inequality.

Karin Kinnerud
Primary field: Macroeconomics.
Secondary fields: Housing Markets, Household Finance, and Monetary Policy.

Kasper Kragh-Sørensen
Primary fields: Macroeconomics and Housing.
Secondary fields: Taxation and Inequality.

Benedetta Lerva
Primary field: Development Economics.
Secondary fields: Agricultural Economics and the Economics of Education.

Has van Vlokhoven
Primary fields: Macroeconomics and the Economics of Growth.
Secondary field: Macroeconomic Development.