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Curriculum Vitae
(complete CV in  pdf per June 2016)

 

 

Name                   Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe (b. 31 December 1967)

Family Status     Married, son born November 1995, daughter born November 2004

Job title               Professor

Nationality         Norwegian

Address               Dept. of Economics, University of Oslo, P.O. Box 1095 Blindern, N-0317 Oslo, Norway

Phone                  +47 22 85 72 40; Fax        +47 22 85 50 35

e-mail                   k.h.ulltveit-moe@econ.uio.no

 

EDUCATION

  • PhD in economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), 1996

o   Dissertation title: On the Location of Economic and Academic Activity

o   Supervisors: Anthony J. Venables, Victor D. Norman and Jan I. Haaland

  • Research Fee Student, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1994
  • Høyere avdelings studium (Graduate programme), Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), 1993
  • Master of Science (‘Diplom Kauffrau‘), University of Mannheim, 1991

 

EMPLOYMENT

  • Professor, Department of Economics, University of Oslo, March 2005 -
  • Professor, Department of Economics, NHH, 2004 - 2005
  • Professor scholar, Department of Economics, NHH, 2002 - 2004
  • Research Director, Centre for International Economics and Shipping at Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and SNF, 1999 - 2003 
  • Post doc, Department of Economics, NHH, 2000 - 2001
  • Research Officer, Centre for International Economics and Shipping, NHH/SNF, 1997 - 98
  • Research associate, Department of Economics, NHH, 1991 - 96

 

OTHER AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the Executive Board of the Norwegian Central Bank (Norges Bank), 2014 –
    • Norges Bank's Executive Board is the executive and advisory authority for Norway’s Monetary Policy and the Sovereign Wealth Fund (GPFG).
  • Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
  • Research Fellow, CESifo
  • Op-Ed Columnist in Dagens Næringsliv (Norway’s leading business newspaper) , 2007 –

 

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS

  • Young Researcher Award: Ingvar Wedervangs’s Price for Research in Economics and Business Administration (awarded by the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration), 2001

 

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS AND EXPERIENCE

Board membership – Business sector

  • Member of the board of directors of Umoe Restaurant Group, 2016 -
  • Member of the board of directors of Umoe Bioenergy ASA, 2008 - 2016
  • Member of the board of representatives in Storebrand ASA, 2006 – 2013
  • Member of the board of directors of Kverneland ASA, 2006 -2012
  • Member of the corporate assembly of Norske Skogindustrier ASA, 2008 - 2012
  • Member of the board of directors of Gassnova SF, 2009 - 2011
  • Member of the board of directors of Umoe Solar AS, 2008 - 2010
  • Member of the board of directors of I. M. Skaugen ASA, 2005 - 2011
  • Member of the board of directors of Intex Resources ASA, 2008 - 2010
  • Member of the board of directors of J. Martens AS, 2007 - 2009
  • Member of the board of directors of Norwegian Property ASA, 2006 - 2007
  • Member of the board of directors of Renewable Energy Corporation ASA, 2006 - 2007
  • Member of the corporate assembly of Norsk Hydro ASA, 2002 - 2008
  • Member of the board of directors of Unitor ASA, 2003 - 2005

 

Board membership – Non-profit and government

  • Member of the advisory board of The Norwegian Polytechnic Society, 2011 - 2016
  • Member of the board of directors of the Frisch Centre, 2008 - 2015
  • Member of the advisory board of the Norwegian Defense University College, 2011 - 2013
  • Member of the board of directors of Nansenfondet, 2008 - 2013
  • Member of the board of the Foundation for Economic Research at the Central Bank of Norway (“Norges Banks Fond til Økonomisk Forskning”), 1999 – 2007

 

Government

  • Chairman of  the Norwegian Government Commission on Working time (Arbeidstidsutvalget), 2014  - 2016
  • Member of the Lancet Commission on Investing in Health (CIH), chaired by Lawrence Summers, 2012-2013, http://www.globalhealth2035.org/
  • Scientific advisor, the Norwegian Central Bank (Norges Bank), 2012-2013
  • Chairman of  the Norwegian Government Commission on promotion of regional growth in skill-intensive jobs (Kompetansearbeidsplassutvalget), 2010  - 2011
  • Member of the Norwegian Government Commission assessing the impact of Norway’s agreement with the EU (Europautredningen), 2009  - 2012
  • Member of the Norwegian Government Commission on regulation of financial markets (Finanskriseutvalget), 2009 --2011
  • Member of the Norwegian Government Commission on industrial policy (Industriutvalget), 2004
  • Member of the Norwegian Government Commission on tax policy (Skauge-utvalget), 2002-2003
  • Member of the Norwegian Government Commission on R&D policy (Hervik-utvalget), 1999-2000
  • Member of Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry advisory group on innovation policy, 2004
  • Member of the advisory group on economic models to the Norwegian Ministry of Finance (Modellutvalget), 1997 – 2003

 

Consultancies

·         Swedish Fiscal Policy Council, report on the Swedish automotive industry (2009/3) 

·         Sweden’s Globalisation Council, report on industrial policy:

Expert report no. 22: “Live and let die – industrial policy in a globalised world, 2008

·         Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Contribution to the “Refleks”-Project, 2007

·         Norwegian Ministry for Trade and Industry. Executive management seminars on innovation policy, 2006

·         Norwegian Ministry for Trade and Industry. Project: Implications of recent developments in the EU for Norwegian industrial policy, 2003

·         Norwegian Ministry for Trade and Industry. Project: Improving the knowledge base of industrial policy, 2002

·         Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Project within the framework of the programme Global markets and governance, 2001-2002

·         European Commission, Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs. Project on ’Factors Affecting the Location of Activities within the EU’, managed and co-ordinated by London School of Economics and CEPR, 1998 - 2000

 

 

Research Projects

  • Coordinator of the CEPR RTN (Research and Training Network) Network (funded by the EU commission) on The Economic Geography of Europe: Measurement, Testing and Policy Simulations, 2000-2004
  • Leader of the NHH team in the CEPR TMR (Training and Mobility of Researchers) Network (funded by the EU commission): Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Corporation, 1998-2002
  • Project leader of various research projects funded by the Research Council of Norway, 1997 - 2004

 

Conference organiser

  • Co-founder of the workshop network ‘Nordic International Trade Seminars‘ (NOITS) – promoting contact and collaborative research among Nordic economists in the field of international trade.
  • NOITS  annual workshop, 1998 -
  • CEPR European Research Workshop in International Trade (ERWIT)
    • Bergen, June 1999
    • Oslo, 2014
  • CEPR RTN Workshop on The Economic Geography of Europe, Villars 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • NHH Spring Conference (conference for the policy community and Norwegian industry), 2002, 2003, 2004

 

Editorial work

Associate Editor, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2008 –

Associate Editor, Review of World Economics, 2015 –

Associate Editor, Economica, 2015 –

 

Economic Letters, Referee for Journal of Economic Geography, Review of Economic Studies, Canadian Journal of Economics, Review of International Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, World Economy, Journal of International Economics, European Economic Review, Economics of Transition, Economica, Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, European Journal of Political Economy, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of Applied Economics, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of Public Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, The Economic Journal, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Journal of Development Economics

 

Other activities

  • European Economic Association Program Committee Member 2006  - 2011
  • Member of the Economic Policy Panel (CEPR/CES/DELTA-ENS), 2003 - 2004

 

       
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