Daniel Waldenström's research concerns income and wealth distribution, intergenerational mobility, inheritance and tax progressivity.
In particular, he has studied how the top income and wealth developed since theindustrialization in the 1800s and the factors that explain this development. He has also conducted research on issues related to financial development in a historical and institutional perspective and he is currently coordinating a project at the Swedish Central Bank for the construction of a new database for historical monetary and financial data. In addition, he writes about research policy conditions and effects.
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Daniel Waldenström holds doctoral degrees in economics (Stockholm School of Economics, 2003) and economic history (Lund University, 2009). He has researched and taught at the University of California at Los Angeles and at the Stockholm School of Economics, and was between 2006 and 2011 researcher at the IFN. Between 2011 and 2016 he held a position as Professor in economics at the Department of Economics, Uppsala University. From July 2016, Daniel Waldenström is a member of the research staff at IFN and Visiting Professor at Sorbonne (Paris School of Economics).