New employees at the Department of Economics
The Department of Economics welcomes several new colleagues this semester.
Two new Associate Professors
Andreas Moxnes has already joined the department as Associate Professor and started on July 1.
He will be abroad on research leave until next year, but will join us during the third week of August when he will be responsible for one of our PhD courses.
Among Moxnes' main research interests are the interaction between globalization and the behavior of the firm, reallocations in product markets and productivity growth as well as the microeconometrics of trade and multinational production.
Prior to joining the University of Oslo, he was an assistant professor at Dartmouth College. Moxnes obtained his PhD from the University of Oslo and has also worked as an economist at the Norwegian Ministry of Finance.
Marcus Hagedorn joined the department officially on May 1, and will be present at the Department from early in September.
Marcus Hagedorn holds a PhD from the University of Bonn. Prior to joining the Department he has held a Chaired Professorship for Macroeconomics at the University of Cologne, the position of Assistant Professor for Macrofinance at the University of Zurich, as well as held a position at the European Central Bank and the University of Frankfurt. His latest postion has been with the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna. His current research focus is the marcroeconomic aspects of the labor market, but he has also published in the areas of public finance and monetary economics.
Marcus Hagedorn will be in room 1147.
Two new Postdoctoral Fellows:
Paolo Piacquadio is starting on August 15.
Paolo Piacquadio completed his PhD in Economics at Université catholique de Louvain in 2012. Before moving to Belgium, Paolo received a B.A. in 2004, an M.A. in 2006, and a Doctorate in Economic Sciences in 2011 at Sapienza Università di Roma. His fields of research interest are Welfare Economics, Game Theory, Public Economics, and Environmental Economics. In his PhD dissertation, he proposes a social choice approach to intergenerational justice. Further research examines strategic interactions of policymakers and the intergenerational allocation of houses in a city.
Paolo Piacquadion will be in room 1018.
Andreas Müller is starting on September 1.
Andreas Müller is joining the department as an Assistant Professor. He earned his master's degree and his PhD (expected) from the University of Zurich. Andreas is a macroeconomist, with main research interests in public finance, economic dynamics, and economic growth and development. His research combines economic theory with quantitative as well as empirical methods. Most recently, during his graduate studies, he held a research assistant position at the department of economics at the University of Zurich.
Andreas Müller will be in room 1132.
In August there are also six new PhD Candidates who are commencing their thesis work at the department:
Martin Eckhoff Andresen - Room 1013
Arnaldur S. Kristjánsson - Room 1123
Eivind Hammersmark Olsen - Room 1041
Matteo Alpino - Room 1013
Andrea Papini - Room 1123
Anna Pauls - Room 1245
We welcome all our new colleagues to the Department