Last updated on: 8/21/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Niklas Jakobsson, PhD Biography

Title:
Research Fellow at Norwegian Social Research (NOVA)
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 20, 2013

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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the study of prostitution. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to prostitution issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Research Fellow, Norwegian Social Research (NOVA), 2010-present
  • Lecturer, Karlstad University (Sweden), 2010-present
  • Project Leader, “Knowledge, Information, and Retirement: Survey Experiments on How Information Influences Retirement Plans,” funded by the Research Council of Norway, 2012-2013
  • Project Leader, “Equal Opportunities and Long Time Care: The Mediating Role of the Welfare State,” funded by the Research Council of Norway, 2011-2013
  • Visiting PhD candidate, Norwegian Social Research (NOVA), financed by the Nordic Centre of Excellence in Welfare Research (REASSESS), 2008-2009
  • Recipient, Best Teacher Award, University of Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law Student Union (Sweden), 2007
  • Recipient, Ernst Wigforss’ stipendiet (scholarship), 2007
  • Board member, “We Are the World” seminar series, University of Gothenburg Department of Economics (Sweden), 2006-07
  • Vice president, Graduate Student Association, University of Gothenburg Department of Economics (Sweden), 2005-06
  • Board member, PhD student council, University of Gothenburg (Sweden), 2005-06
  • Political Secretary, Municipality of Karlstad (Sweden), 2003
Education:
  • PhD, Economics, University of Gothenburg (Sweden), 2010
  • PhL (Licentiate), Economics, University of Gothenburg (Sweden), 2007
  • BS, Economics, University of Gothenburg (Sweden), 2005
Other:
  • Born July 8, 1981
Quoted in:
  1. Does Legal Prostitution Lead to Human Trafficking and Slavery?