Daniel Waldenström received his Ph.D. in economics in 2003 from Stockholm School of Economics and in economic history in 2009 from Lund University. He has researched and taught at the University of California at Los Angeles, Stockholm School of Economics. Between 2006 and 2011, Daniel Waldenström was a researcher at IFN, after which he transitioned to being affiliated with IFN while holding a professorship at the Department of Economics at Uppsala University. Since July 2016, Daniel Waldenström has been employed again as a regular researcher at IFN. He was a visiting professor at the Sorbonne and the Paris School of Economics until 2019.
Among the questions that Daniel Waldenström tries to answer with his research:
- How large is the economic inequality in Sweden and what are the factors determining it?
- Which taxes are economically sound and which are not?
- What is the role of cognitive and non-cognitive abilities in determining taxpayers’ behavior?