Natnael Simachew Nigatu

Postdoctoral Fellow, Postdoctoral Fellow, PhD, MSc., BA

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economics


  • Offshoring, Gender gap, Training, International trade, Applied microeconometrics, Immigration


I am a postdoctoral fellow at Lund University. I received both my master and doctoral degrees in Economics from the University of Copenhagen. My researches focus on the intersection of international trade and labor economics. I am also interested in studying immigrant's assimilation.


Current Teaching: Advanced course in Economic Integration




S 2016TA      Econometrics II             University of Copenhagen, Denmark
F 2015    TA     Econometrics II   University of Copenhagen, Denmark
S 2012GAStatistics for EconomistsBahir Dar University, Ethiopia
F 2011GA    International Economics I      Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia



Professional work

Mar 2018-Present         Postdoctoral Fellow         Lund University, Sweden
Jan 2018-Feb 2018Research AssistantUniversity of Copenhagen, Denmark
Aug 2016-Feb 2017Visiting Scholar Purdue University, USA
Dec 2014-Feb 2018Ph.D. studentUniversity of Copenhagen, Denmark
Sep 2010-Aug 2012Graduate AssistantBahir Dar University, Ethiopia