Anton Sundberg

PhD candidate

Department of Economics
Uppsala University

Institute for Evaluation of Labor Market and Education Policy (IFAU)


About me

I am a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics, Uppsala University. I currently work at the Institute for Evaluation of Labor Market and Education Policy (IFAU). 

My main research interests are in labor economics and my current work focuses on the topics of parenthood, immigration, and education.

I am affiliated with the Uppsala Immigration Lab (UIL) and the Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS). I am also a guest PhD student at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) at Stockholm University. In the fall of 2021, I was a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University. 

Working Papers

The Child Penalty in Sweden: Evidence, Trends, and Child Gender

Origin, Norms, and the Motherhood Penalty with Olof Åslund and Arizo Karimi

Migration Inflow and School Performance of Incumbents with Demid Getik and Anna Sjögren 

The Labor Market Impact of a Taxi Driver’s License with Mounir Karadja

Writing in Swedish

Få men fler kvinnor inom svensk nationalekonomi (with Elin Sundberg), Ekonomisk Debatt (Journal of the Swedish Economic Association), No. 4, 2018.


Teaching Assistant, Microeconomics III (PhD level course), Uppsala University, 2020, 2021. 

Seminar Teacher, Macroeconomics (BSc level course), Uppsala University, 2019/2020. 


MSc Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, 2016–2018.

BSc Business & Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, 2013–2016.

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