Jonas Kolsrud

Jonas Kolsrud

Senior lecturer
Department of Economics and Statistics School of Business and Economics
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I do research on consumption, saving and welfare effects of public insurance programs. I also do research on wage formation.

I received my PhD in Economics from Uppsala University 2013 and have been employed at Linneaus University since 2022.

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Advanced Labour Economics (master level)

Labour Economics (intermediate level)

Public Economics (intermediate level)

Makroeonomi (grundkurs)


Kolsrud, J., Landais, C., & Spinnewijn, J. (2020). “The value of registry data for consumption analysis: An application to health shocks”, Journal of Public Economics, 189.

Kolsrud, J., Landais, C., Nilsson, P., & Spinnewijn, J. (2018). The optimal timing of unemployment benefits: Theory and evidence from Sweden. American Economic Review, 108(4-5), 985-1033.

Kolsrud, J. (2018). “Voluntary unemployment insurance as an option for non-standard work: The case of Sweden”, in OECD (2018) (ed.), The Future of Social Protection: What works for non-standard workers?, OECD publishing, Paris.

Kolsrud, J. (2016). "Yrkesintroduktionsanställningar – Slutrapport om effekter på sysselsättning och lönebildning", Konjunkturinstitutet, Specialstudie 49.

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