Positions and exams

Scientific Advisor to Fores from 2017.

Cheif editor of the Nordic Economic Review from 2017

Chair of the Swedish Labour Policy Council (Arbetsmarknadsekonomiska radet) 2015-2018.

Research Fellow at the Institute for Research in Industrial Economics (IFN) from 2015.

Member of OECD reference group on guidelines for independent fiscal institutions 2011-2012.

Chairman of the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council 2007-2011.

Member of the Globalisation Council of the Swedish Government 2007-09.

Member of the Board of the Swedish Research Council 2007-12.

Member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Anglo-German Foundation 2005-08.

Fellow of the European Economic Association since 2004.

Member of the European Economic Advisory Group (EEAG) at the CESifo Institute, University of Munich 2002-08; Vice Chair 2004-06; Chair 2006-08; Member 2011-2012.

Member of the Board of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 2001-07.

Member of the Swedish Government Commission on Stabilisation Policy for Full Employment in the Event of Membership in the Monetary Union 2000-02.

Member of the Scientific Council of the Swedish Center for Business and Policy Studies (SNS Vetenskapliga Rad) from 1990. Chair 2001-09.

Member of the Board of the Office of Labor Market Program Evaluation in Sweden (IFAU) 1997-2004.

Member of the Committee for the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 1996-98 and 2003-07.

Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Kungliga Vetenskaps-akademien) from 1995.

Chairman of the Swedish Government Commission on the EMU 1995-96.

Director of the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University 1995-97.

Chairman of the Economic Council of Sweden (a group of academic advisors to the Ministry of Finance and the National Institute of Economic Research) 1993-2001.

Founder of the Swedish Economic Policy Review 1994 and Managing Editor 1994-2001.

Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (Ingenjorsvetenskapsakademien) from 1993. Vice chairman of the Section for Economists from 1997-99.

Member of the Scientific Council of the Swedish Labour Market Board (AMS Vetenskapliga Rad) 1991-97.

Member of the Council of the European Economic Association 1991-96.

Member of the Scientific Council of the Swedish Center for Business and Policy Studies (SNS Vetenskapliga Rad) from 1990. Chair from 1999.

Deputy Director at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University 1988-94. Acting Director 1990.

Member of the Board of Governors of the Institute for International Economic Studies 1988-97.

Professor in international economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University from 1988.

Professor in economics (macro theory and economic policy) at the Stockholm School of Economics 1987.

Acting Professor in international economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, 1986-87.

Associate Professor (Docent) at the Stockholm School of Economics 1983.

Member of the Swedish Center for Business and Policy Studies' Council of Economic Experts (SNS Konjunkturrad) 1982 and 1985-88.

Ph.D. in economics at the Stockholm School of Economics 1978.

Research Fellow at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University 1974-88.

Research Fellow at the Center for Business and Policy Studies (SNS) 1972-73.

Research Assistant to the Government Commission on Forestry Policy 1971.

Civilekonom (U. S. equivalent: M.A. [Economics]) at the Stockholm School of Economics 1971.

B.A. at the University of Stockholm 1970.

Military service at the Army Language School 1967-68 with studies in Russian and interrogation techniques. Ranked first in the course. Additional service in 1970, 1975, 1980, and 1989.