This week three guest researchers has started their stay at Department of Economics.
Odd Rune Straume is Associate Professor at the University of Minho, Portugal. He also holds a position as Associate Professor II at Department of Economics/HEB, University of Bergen. He works mainly within two different fields of research: 1) labour market and globalisation, and 2) regulation and competition in the health care sector. Straume will stay until September 1. You will find more information here.
Jasmin Häcker is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg (Germany). She studied economics in Bonn and obtained her Ph.D. at the University of Freiburg. Her current research interests include social policy and applied macroeconomics. Häcker wil stay for the period March 2 - June 3. Read more about her here.
Christian Hagist is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences, Freiburg University, Germany. He received his Ph.D. in 2007 for his work titled "Demography and Social Health Insurance - An international comparison using generational accounting". In addition, he also worked on Norwegian generational accounts in general. Hagist will stay at the Department from March 4 - 28. More information about Hagist here.