About this person
Darina Steskal is an economist with main research interests in the fields of health and labor economics. She has experience in empirical microeconomic research, where she has mostly worked with quantitative analyses of register data. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen in 2015. Her dissertation thesis was on urbanization and rural-to-urban migration, where she studied how internal migration from rural to urban areas in Norway affects workers’ income, whether workers in cities are more productive than outside of cities, and what the underlying mechanisms behind the higher productivity in cities are.