Kaveh Majlesi

Kaveh Majlesi

Senior Lecturer, Associate professor

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    Research

    My main areas of research are Labor economics and Household finance. In labor economics, I am mostly interested in how individuals and households react to labor market shocks. In a number of ongoing or finished research projects, I have been looking at the effects of labor market shocks, generated by rising exposure to trade competition, on households’ or individuals’ decisions on voting and migration as well as the allocation of decision making within households. In “Household finance”, I study the determinants of portfolio allocation and consumption and how and why they are related across generations. 

    Teaching

    I have been teaching a course in “Development economics” at the graduate level and preparing a PhD course in “Household finance” that is supposed to be offered for the first time in the Nordic countries in the Spring of 2017.

    Outreach

    My work has been covered by international outlets such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic as well as Swedish newspapers. I have also appeared on the Swedish National Radio to talk about my research.

    UKÄ subject classification

    • Economics

    Keywords

    • Household finance
    • Labor economics

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