Mats Hammarstedt

Mats Hammarstedt

Department of Economics and Statistics School of Business and Economics
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Mats Hammarstedt is professor of economics.


Mats Hammarstedt's research has focused on integration of foreign-born on the Swedish labour market. Among other things, his specialisation has been employment, income and entrepreneurship among foreign-born. He has also studied financial effects of refugee immigration.

In addition to this, Hammarstedt's research has focused on studies of self-employment and entrepreneurship. Among other things, Hammarstedt has studied what factors contribute to people choosing to become self-employed. He has also studied how sexual orientation affects financial outcome and the possibility to start a family.

In a number of studies, Hammarstedt has studied the occurrence of discrimination on the labour market, factors behind housing segregation and the financial consequences of housing segregation.

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Selected publications

Article in journal (Refereed)

Conference paper (Refereed)

Chapter in book (Refereed)

Article in journal (Other academic)

Book (Other academic)

Chapter in book (Other academic)

Licentiate thesis, monograph (Other academic) (Other academic)

Report (Other academic)

Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)

Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))

Article, book review (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))