Uppsala Center for Labor Studies

UCLS is a research center producing state-of-the art research on the resilience of the Swedish labor market in times of globalization, immigration and technical change. 

Economics, Political Science and Law

UCLS brings together researchers from Department of Economics, Department of Government and Department of Law at Uppsala University. The Department of Economics serves as host institution for the center.

UCLS focuses on a number of broad research themes:

  • Unemployment and social protection
  • Technical change and the labor market
  • Labor market institutions and employment relations
  • Earnings, education and inequality.
  • Immigration, integration, and segregation
  • Political participation and inequality
  • Gender, health and family policies

About the center

Ekonomikum building
Last modified: 2023-05-30