Background and activities

PhD Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1977

Research Associate, MIT Energy Lab, 1977-81

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, 1981-83

Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management, 1983-90

Senior Research Associate, SNF, 1990-92

Professor, BI Norwegian Business School, 1992-94

Senior Economist, Union Bank of Norway, 1995-96

Chief Economist, Handelsbanken Norway, 1996-2015, Senior Economist 2015-16

Economist, CARN Capital, 2016- (part time)


Research interests: Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, Oil and the Macroeconomy


Special interests: The Chinese Economy, U.S. Economy

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Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications