Research Fellow

PhD in Economics, Uppsala University

Research Interests

Urban, Housing and Health Economics





Fredrik Hansson is an urban economist and research fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC). Before joining the LKYCIC he was a researcher at the Institute for Housing and Urban Research (IBF) at Uppsala University, an affiliated researcher at the Uppsala Urban Lab, and a former visiting PhD student at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

His research focuses on the human and economic consequences of residential living conditions. He has done research on spatial differences in subjective well-being due to urbanization, homeownership and housing price appreciation. Some of his other research has analysed the effect of indoor radiation on housing prices and children's educational attainment. His research interests also include: urban economic modelling, economics geography, housing policy, housing insecurity, rent regulation, and real estate taxation.


  • PhD in Economics, Uppsala University
  • MSc in Business and Economics, Lund University
  • BSc in Politics and Economics, Lund University


  • Hansson, Fredrik. (2022). Pricing Radioactive Pollutants: Evidence from the Swedish Housing Market. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, (forthcoming).
  • Hansson, Fredrik. (2020). Consequences of Poor Housing: Essays on Urban and Health Economics. Economic Studies 187. Uppsala: Department of Economics.