2017-18 Visiting Scholars

Toshiyuki Baba – Japan
ba2@hosei.ac.jp
Toshiyuki Baba is an economics professor at Hosei University Japan. He is currently studying the economic effects of the promotion of the automobile industry in developing countries. He is sponsored by Michael Reich and will be at the IRLE from April 2017 through March 2018.

Niklas Blomqvist – Sweden
niklas.blomqvist@ne.su.se
Niklas Blomqvist is a PhD Student at the Department of Economics, Stockholm University. He is currently researching empirical labor economics in the fields of immigration, education and the labor market. He is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from August 2017 through February 2018.

Maria Brunborg Hoen – Norway
maria.hoen@gmail.com
Maria Brunborg Hoen is a PhD student at the Frisch Center/University of Oslo. She is currently researching labor migration. She is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from August 2017 to December 2017.

Elina Tuominen – Finland
elina.tuominen@uta.fi
Elina Tuominen is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Tampere. Her research topics are income inequality and its links to redistribution and economic growth. She is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from June 2017 through November 2017.

Tuomo Virkola – Finland
tuomo.virkola@eui.eu
Tuomo Virkola is a graduate student at the European University Institute. He is currently researching the role of internships in early career outcomes for college graduates and the effects of migration inflows on local communities. He is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from August 2017 through December 2017.

Ludvig Wier – Denmark
Ludvig.wier@econ.ku.dk
Ludvig Wier is a PhD candidate at the University of Copenhagen. He is currently researching multinational tax avoidance. Wier was sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and was at the IRLE from November 2016 through October 2017.