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I am currently working in the research department of Norges Bank. I am also a PhD candidate in Economics at the Norwegian Business School, advised by Tommy Sveen and Hilde C. Bjørnland. I am affiliated with the Centre for Applied Macro- and Petroleum Economics (CAMP)

My research interests are in macroeconomics and time series econometrics where I have a special interest for topics related to petroleum. See the research section for details on my current research. 

 

News:

October 2016, Norges Bank Working Paper:
New Norges Bank working paper titled Business cycles in an oil economy: Lessons from Norway, together with Drago Bergholt. The paper can be downloaded here.


September 2016, Norges Bank Working Paper:
New version of paper titled Oil and macroeconomic (in)stability, together with Hilde C. Bjørnland and now also with Junior Maih. The new version can be downloaded here.  


June 2015, CAMP Working Paper:
New CAMP working paper titled Oil and macroeconomic (in)stability together with Hilde C. Bjørnland, the paper can be downloaded here.

High oil volatility

The above figure shows the probability of being in a high oil price volatility regime. We find that oil price volatility is a recurrent source of economic fluctuations in the U.S. Often the periods with high oil price volatility coincides or precedes the NBER dated recessions which are the shaded areas in the above figure.

 

June 2015, CAMP Working Paper:

New CAMP working paper titled The Value of News together with Leif Anders Thorsrud, the paper can be downloaded here.

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The above figure shows de decomposission of Dagens Næringsliv into topics.