Thorvaldur Gylfason

Professor of Economics, University of Iceland

Thorvaldur Gylfason is Professor of Economics at the University of Iceland and Research Fellow at CESifo (Center for Economic Studies) at the University of Munich. A Princeton Ph.D., he has worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C., taught at Princeton, edited the European Economic Review, consulted for international organizations, and published some 200 scholarly articles and 20 books as well as 900 newspaper articles. Gylfason has also published some 100 songs for voice, piano, and other instruments as well as mixed choir. He was one of 25 representatives in Iceland‘s Constitutional Council in session from April 1 to July 29 2011, elected by the nation and appointed by parliament to revise Iceland’s constitution.


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Knowledge@Wharton: September 11, 2018 Episode Featured ImageKnowledge@Wharton: September 11, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Thorvaldur Gylfason (Professor of Economics, University of Iceland), Benjamin Keys (Assistant Professor, Department of Real Estate; Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, The Wharton School), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Peter Conti-Brown (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania), David Zaring (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton), Susan Wachter, and Joao Gomes (Professor of Finance, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, September 11, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

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