Associate Professor, Stockholm School of Economics; CEPR Research Fellow
Martina Björkman Nyqvist is an Associate Professor in Economics and the Exectutive Director of Misum (Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets at SSE) at the Stockholm School of Economics. Before moving to SSE, she was an Assistant Professor at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. Her research interests include development economics, health economics, public service delivery, and economics of education. She is currently conducting research projects in Uganda and India.
She is affiliated with J-Poverty Action Lab (J-Pal), a CEPR Research Fellow, and a BREAD Affiliate.
Recent work by Martina Björkman-Nyqvist
Integrated education interventions with in-school and out-of-school components can increase student learning far beyond either approach independently
Reducing child mortality in the last mile: Experimental evidence on community health promoters in Uganda
An innovative community health programme providing financial incentives to health workers led to a 27% reduction in child mortality in rural Uganda
Lottery incentives targeting risk lovers led to a 20% reduction in HIV incidence