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Thor Berger

Ph.D.

Thor Berger defended his dissertation Engines of Growth: Essays in Swedish Economic History at Lund University in 2017, which was awarded the Gino Luzzatto prize and the dissertation prize from the Swedish Economic History Society. He is currently a Pro Futura Scientia Fellow XVI at the Swedish Collegium, Uppsala University, and associate professor at the Department of Economic History, Lund University.

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Thor Berger

Lund University and Uppsala University
Research interests: Digitalization, Economic growth, Economic history, Innovation, Technological change, Urban and regional economics

Some of the questions Thor Berger tries to answer in his research:

  • How does technological change affect growth, inequality and the labor market?
  • Does the rate of intergenerational mobility change over time, and what determines differences in mobility across and within countries?
  • What determines the long-run rate of innovation globally, nationally and locally?
Current writings

Published at IFN
Journal Articles
Working Papers