Emma von Essen

Emma is a PhD student at the Department of Economics at Stockholm University. The focus of her research is Behavioral Economics, Micro Econometrics and Experimental Economics exploring for example behaviors related to competitiveness, gender and social status. At Stockholm University Emma is a part of a research group focusing on Experimental Economics research. Emma has a Master in Social Science with major in economics from Uppsala University and a Bachelor in Statistics from Stockholm University. As part of the undergraduate studies she worked one semester at UNDP in Bratislava. Prior to joining SELUSI team Emma was a visiting PhD student at the Institute for Empirical Research in economics at Bonn University conducting experimental and behavioral research. Before starting her PhD together with friends Emma initiated a Social Venture focusing on enhancing older women’s participation in outdoor sports.