Inga Persson

Inga Persson

Professor emerita

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Starting out as a labor economist I have over the years published research on labor market policy, unemployment, the welfare state and the economic position of women.

For more information see my homepage


I no longer teach, but I used to teach Labor Economics, Human Capital Theory, Economics of the Family and Economics of Gender.


I have over the years taken part in a large number of outreach activities, i.a. in connection with my participation in  different research councils, public commissions and public lectures. For more information see my homepage.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economics

Free keywords

  • Labor Economics
  • Human Capital Theory
  • Public Economics
  • Gender Economics
  • Economic Position of Women
  • Labor Market Policy
  • Unemployment
  • Youth Labor Markets
  • Welfare State Regimes


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