Kjetil Storesletten

Professor, University of Oslo; Research Fellow, CEPR

Kjetil Storesletten joined the Department of Economics University of Oslo as a Professor in 2003. During 2009-2012 he was a Monetary Adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and from 1995 through 2003 he was an Assistant Professor at the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University. Kjetil has been a Visiting Professor at the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics (University of Zurich) and a Research Fellow at CEPR and the Frisch Centre (Oslo).

He was a Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies during the period 2006-2010, and he is currently the Chairman of the same journal. Since 2012 he has been the Editor of the Scandinavian Journal of Economics. He is a member of the Executive Monetary Policy Committee of Norway. He is currently holding an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council.Kjetil studied economics at the Norwegian School of Economics and business administration and mathematics at Agder University College in Norway. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, in 1995. His research focuses on quantitative macroeconomics, transition economics, political economy, labour economics, public finance, risk sharing, asset pricing, and immigration.

Kjetil’s work has appeared in numerous journals, among them the Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Journal of Economic Theory. He was awarded an Outstanding Young Investigator grant from the Norwegian Science Foundation. He is one of the first two Europeans (joint with Fabrizio Zilibotti) to receive the Sun Yefang Award from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (prize granted in 2012 for the paper “Growing Like China”). Storesletten is a member of Academia Europea and a Fellow of Econometric Society.

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