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Paula Roth


Paula Roth, postdoctoral fellow at IFN, defended in May 2020 her dissertation, Essays on Inequality, Insolveny and Innovation, at Department of Economics, Uppsala University. Paula's research focuses on economic inequality, household finances, income and wealth distribution, as well as innovations and entrepreneurship. 

IFN Researcher

Paula Roth

Research interests: Household finance, Income and wealth inequality, Innovation, Social norms

Some of the questions Paula Roth tries to answer in her research:

  • How does increased economic inequality affect household consumption and debt?
  • What factors increase the risk of household over-indebtedness and insolvency?
  • What are the driving forces behind entrepreneurship and innovation?
  • How has the total income- and wealth distribution changed over the past 50 years?
Current writings
Published at IFN
Working Papers