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Erik Wetter, PhD

Visiting Professor


  • PhD Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics
  • DHS (B.Sc. & M.Sc.), Stockholm School of Economics
  • International Teachers Programme (ITP), SDA Bocconi

Professional and Academic Experience

  • 2009 – present Assistant professor, Stockholm School of Economics (SSE)
  • 2011 – present Co-founder and Chairman, Flowminder Foundation
  • Executive Director, SSE Business Lab
  • Visiting professor, SciencesPo Paris
  • Visiting professor, ESSEC Business School, Paris
  • Research analyst, Swedish National Defence College
  • Member, SSE MBA Admission Board


  • 2018 – present Board member PARIS21
  • 2016 – Present Advisory board member, DataPop Alliance
  • Academic Advisor, SSE Business Lab
  • Member of SSE MBA Admissions Board


Sallah, K., Giorgi, R., Bengtsson, L., Lu, X., Wetter, E., Adrien, P., Rebaudet, S. Piarroux, R., Gaudart, J., (2017) Mathematical models for predicting human mobility in the context of infectious disease spread: introducing the impedance model, International Journal of Health Geographics, Vol. 16(42)

Sundsøy P., Bjelland J., Reme BA., Jahani E., Wetter E., Bengtsson L. (2017) Towards Real-Time Prediction of Unemployment and Profession. In: Ciampaglia G., Mashhadi A., Yasseri T. (Eds) Social Informatics. SocInfo 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 10540. Springer.

Bosco, C., Alegana, V., Bird, T., Pezzulo, C. Sorichetta, A., Steele, J., Hornby, N., Ruktanonchai, N., Warren, C., Wetter, E. & Tatem, A. (2017) Exploring the high-resolution mapping of gender disaggregated development indicators, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol. 14(129)

Steele, J., Sundsøy, P., Pezzulo, C., Alegana, V., Bird, T., Blumenstock, J., Bjelland, J., Engø- Monsen, K., de Montjoye, Y., Iqbal, A., Hadiuzzaman, K., Lu, X., Wetter, E., Tatem, A. & Bengtsson, L., (2017) Mapping poverty using mobile phone and satellite data. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 14 (127), DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0690.

Lu, X., Wrathall, D., Sundsøy, P., Nadiruzzaman, M., Wetter, E., Iqbal, A., Qureshi, T., Tatem, A., Canright, G., Engø-Monsen, K., & Bengtsson, L. (2016) Detecting climate adaptation with mobile network data in Bangladesh: anomalies in communication, mobility and consumption patterns during cyclone Mahasen, Climatic Change, Vol. 138 (3-4), 505-519.

With Schweinsberg, M. et al. (2016) The pipeline project: Pre-publication independent replications of a single laboratory's research pipeline, Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, Vol. 66 (September). Pp. 55-67.

Lu, X., Wrathall, D., Sundsøy, P., Nadiruzzaman, M., Wetter, E., Iqbal, A., Qureshi, T., Tatem, A., Canright, G., Engø-Monsen, K., & Bengtsson, L. (2016) Unveiling hidden migration and mobility patterns in climate stressed regions: A longitudinal study of six million anonymous mobile phone users in Bangladesh, Global Environmental Change, Vol. 38, 1-7.

Ruktanonchai, N., Bhavnani, D., Sorichetta, A., Bengtsson, L., Carter, K., Córdoba, R., Le Menach, A., Lu, X., Wetter, E., zu Erbach-Schoenberg, E. & Tatem, A. (2016) Census-derived migration data as a tool for informing malaria elimination policy, Malaria Journal, Vol. 15(1).

Wilson, R., zu Erbach-Schoenberg, E., Albert, M., Power, D., Tudge, S., Gonzalez, M., Guthrie, S., Chamberlain, H., Brooks, C., Hughes, C., Pitonakova, L., Buckee, C., Lu, X., Wetter, E., Tatem, A. & Bengtsson L. (2016) Rapid and near real-time assessments of population displacement using mobile phone data following disasters: the 2015 Nepal Earthquake, PloS Currents Disasters, Vol. 8.

With Tierney, W. et al. (2016) Data from a pre-publication independent replication initiative examining ten moral judgement effects, Scientific Data, Vol. 3., 160082, doi:10.1038/sdata.2016.82.

Bengtsson, L., Gaudart, J., Lu, X., Moore, S., Wetter, E., Sallah, K., Rebaudet, S. & Piarroux, R. (2015) Using mobile phone data to predict the spatial spread of cholera, Scientific Reports, Vol. 5, 8923, doi:10.1038/srep08923.

Bharti, N., Lu, X., Bengtsson, L., Wetter, E. & Tatem, A., (2015) Remotely measuring populations during a crisis by overlaying two data sources, International Health, Vol. 7(2), pp. 90-98.

Wesolowski, A., Buckee, C., Bengtsson, L., Wetter, E., Lu, X., Tatem, A. (2014) Commentary: Containing the Ebola outbreak: the potential and challenge of mobile network data. PLOS Currents Outbreaks.

Lu, X., Wetter, E., Bharti, N., Tatem, A. & Bengtsson, L. (2013) Approaching the limit of predictability in human mobility, Scientific Reports, Vol. 3., 2923, doi:10.1038/srep02923.

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