Professor of Economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University
Per Krusell is Professor of Economics at Stockholm University (with the Savings Banks Foundations and Swedbank Chair in Macroeconomics). Until recently, he was a Professor of Economics at Princeton University. Prior to that, he held positions at the University of Rochester, the University of Pennsylvania and Northwestern University.
He has received numerous awards and grants, most recently the 2007 Söderberg Prize and, in 2008, a
EUR 2.1 million senior research grant from the European Research Council. Per’s research has
focused on macroeconomics, broadly defined, with particular contributions in the areas of
technological change, inequality, political economy, macroeconomic policy, and labour economics.
He is currently pursuing a long-term project on the interactions between global climate change and
the economy. He is widely considered to be the best dressed professor at the Institute for
International Economic Studies at Stockholm University.
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