Research

Main research interests are in the fields of macroeconomics and time series. Special interests include the study of business cycles, monetary policy, forecasting and the analysis of the effects of dynamic shocks in vector autoregressive (VAR) models.

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Recent published papers:

  • "Weights and pools for a Norwegian density combination" (coauthors Karsten Gerdrup, Anne Sofie Jore, Christie Smith and Leif Anders Thorsrud). North American Journal of Economics and Finance. 22(1), 2011, 61-76, (formerly titled as “There is more than one weight to skin a cat: Combining densities at Norges Bank”). For a previous working paper version, see here.
  • "The commodity currency puzzle" (coauthor: Håvard Hungnes), IUP Journal of Monetary Economics, Icfai Press, VI, 2008, 7-30. For a previous working paper version, see here

Research