CV

Current Position

2017 to Present:
Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Economics, Uppsala University
Advisor:
Mikael Bask, Director of Graduate Studies and Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, Uppsala University
Secondary Advisor:
Chuan-Zhong Li, Professor, Department of Economics, Uppsala University and Research Fellow, Beijer Institute.

Research Interest

Primary:
Microeconomics, Social Networks, Inequality
Secondary:
Macroeconomics, Public Economics, Economics of Education

Extended Research Visits

2019 - 2020
Visiting Student Researcher, UC Berkeley, Center for Equitable Growth, and IRLE, Sponsored by Emmanuel Saez

Education

2017 - 2022 (Ongoing)
PhD, Economics, Uppsala University
2014 - 2016
MSc, Econometrics, Stockholm University
2011 - 2014
BSc, Economics, Stockholm University

Teaching Experience

2019, 2020, 2021
Macroeconomics II (PhD), Teaching Assistant, Uppsala University
2018, 2020
Macroeconomics I (PhD), Teaching Assistant, Uppsala University
2018, 2019
Principles of Micro- and Macroeconomics (Undergraduate), Teaching Assistant, Uppsala University

Professional Activities

Spring, 2021
Organizer, Macro/International Economics Group, Uppsala University
2018 - 2020
Board member of PhD Association, Department of Economics, Uppsala University
2018 - 2019
Chair of Uppsala Economics Association
2018 - 2019
Representative to the PhD Students' Council of the Faculty of Social Science, Uppsala University

Seminar and Conference Presentations

2021
Internal Seminar, Uppsala University; PhD Workshop, Uppsala University
2020
PhD Workshop, Uppsala University
2019
Workshop in Macroeconomics and Financial Markets, Stanford University; Internal Seminar, Uppsala University; PhD Workshop, Uppsala University

Grants and Awards

2018
Full scholarship for studies abroad, awarded by the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation, 400 000 SEK (40 000 USD)

Programming

Advanced:
Python, Matlab, Mathematica, R, Stata, LaTex
Intermediate:
C++, Java

Personal

Language:
Swedish (native), English (fluent), French (Intermediate)
Citizenship:
Swedish
Date of Birth:
April 19, 1990

Contact

Email:
markus.ridder@nek.uu.se
Department Website:
Markus Ridder
Phone:
+46(0)73 432 05 86
Visiting Address:
Room A 411, Ekonomikum, Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, 753 13 Uppsala, Sweden
Mailing Address:
Markus Ridder, PO Box 513, 751 20 Uppsala, Sweden