Borgir við Norðuslóð 2. hæð
Menntun - Academic Background
1992 Ph.D. í opinberri stjórnsýslu og þróunarhagfræði frá the American University í Washington, D.C.
1989 Sérfræðipróf í alþjóðahagfræði og alþjóðaviðskiptum frá New York University.
1989 M.A. í hagfræði frá New York University.
1987 Cand. Oecon. Háskóla Íslands.
1992 Ph.D. in Public Administration and Economic Development, The American University, Washington, D.C.
1989 M.A. Advanced Certificate in Applied Economic Analysis. Field of specialization: International Economics and International Trade, New York University.
1989 M.A. in Economics, New York University.
1987 Cand. Oecon. in Economics, University of Iceland.
Rannsˇkna- og frŠasvi/ßherslur Ý faglegu starfi - Academic/Research Interests
Þjóðhagfræði, Þróunarhagfræði, alþjóðafjármálastofnanir, alþjóðaviðskipti og -fjármál, nýmarkaðir, smáríki, alþjóðahagfræði.
Macroeconomics, Development Economics, International Financial Institutions, International Trade and Finance, Emerging Markets, Small States, International Economics.
Starfsferill - Work Experience
Gestafræðimaður, University of Cambridge, Haust 2017
Gestafræðimaður, University of California, Berkeley, Haust 2016
Gestaprófessor, Cornell University, Haust 2015
Gestafræðimaður, University of Washington, Vor 2014
Gestaprófessor, Stockholm School of Economics, Haust 2013
Associate Member, Center of Financial and Monetary Research (CEFIMO)
01/2011 - Prófessor í hagfræði og alþjóðaviðskiptum við Háskólann á Akureyri.
06/2008 - 12/2010 Dósent við Háskólann á Akureyri.
06/2006 – 06/2008 Lektor við Háskólann á Akureyri.
07/2003 - 06/2006 Sérfræðingur í opinberum fjármálum og stjórnandi tækniaðstoðar, skrifstofa Alþjóðabankans í Vietnam.
05/1999 - 06/2003 Sérfræðingur í opinberi stjórnsýslu og stjórnandi, skrifstofa Alþjóðabankans í Lettlandi.
07/1995 - 05/1999 Aðstoðarmaður utanríkisráðherra.
06/1990 - 06/1995 Hagfræðingur/ráðgjafi og stjórnandi, höfuðstöðvar Alþjóðabankans í Washington, D.C.
Visiting Scholar, University of Cambridge, Fall 2017
Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, Fall 2016
Visiting Professor, Cornell University, Fall 2015
Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, Spring 2014
Visiting Professor, Stockholm School of Economics, Fall 2013
Associate Member, Center of Financial and Monetary Research (CEFIMO)
01/2011 - Professor of Economics and International Business, University of Akureyri.
06/2008 - 12/2010 Associate Professor, University of Akureyri.
06/2006 – 06/2008 Assistant Professor, University of Akureyri.
07/2003 - 06/2006 Public Financial Management Coordinator and Coordinator of the Mutli-Donor Trust Fund for Public Financial Management, World Bank in Vietnam.
05/1999 - 06/2003 Senior Public Sector Specialist and Task Team Leader, World Bank in Latvia.
07/1995 - 05/1999 Special Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
06/1990 - 06/1995 Economist/long-term consultant and Task Team Leader, World Bank HQ in Washington, D.C.
Arar upplřsingar - Other information
06/1998 Executive Program for Leaders in Development, John F. Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Institute for International Development, Harvard University.
02/2014 Doing Business. Past, Present, and Future of Business Regulation. McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, February 20 to 21, 2014.
04/2013 GEOELEC. Training Course on Geothermal Electricity. Potsdam, Germany, April 15 to 18, 2013.
05/2010 Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) - Stockholm Sweden. Development Challenges in a Post-Crisis World, May 30 to June 2, 2010.
03/2010 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Global Startup Workshop, March 24 to 26, 2010.
11/2009 Annual Energy Mission to the World Bank Group, Inter-American Development Bank & Asian Development Bank, Washington D.C., November 1 to 5, 2009.
04/2005 The Political Economy of Policy Reforms: Country Lessons and Bank Roles, World Bank.
04/2005 Getting Results in Public Financial Management: The Strengthened Approach, World Bank.
05/2004 International Trade: The Old Agenda and the New Agenda, World Bank.
05/2004 Fiscal and Financial Management: Concepts and Experience, World Bank.
05/2004 Public Administration Retrenchment: Challenges and Options, World Bank.
05/2004 Innovations in Client Engagement, World Bank.
04/2003 Budget Execution: Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability, World Bank.
09/2002 Disbursement Workshop, World Bank.
06/2002 Selection of Consultants, World Bank.
03/2002 Project Financial Management, World Bank.
03/2002 Technical Assistance Planning and Preparation, World Bank.
03/2002 Country Financial Accountability Assessment, World Bank.
03/2002 Issues in Public Sector Financial Management, World Bank.
02/2002 Trust Fund Training, World Bank.
06/2001 Quality at Entry & Supervision, World Bank.
11/2000 Procurement Seminar, World Bank.
06/2000 Government at Risk: How to Manage Contingent Liabilities, World Bank.
05/2000 Budgetary Processes and Public Expenditure Management, World Bank.
Universities Visited - Teaching/Lecturing
2008 - 2016 Aalborg University (Denmark), American University Washington DC (USA), Bifröst University (Iceland), Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies (Romania), Copenhagen Business Academy (Denmark), Cornell University (USA), Georgetown University (USA), Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Kaunas University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania), Klaipeda University (Lithuania), Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies (Ukraine), Pacific Lutheran University (USA), Riga Stradins University (Latvia), Stockholm School of Economics (Latvia and Sweden), the School for Renewable Energy Science (Iceland), Södertörn University (Sweden), Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia), University of Akureyri (Iceland), University of the Basque Country (Spain), University of Iceland (Iceland), University of Illinois at Chicago (USA), University of Latvia (Latvia), University of Mauritius (Mauritius), University of Porto (Portugal), University of Tartu (Estonia), University of Washington (USA), University of California Berkeley (USA), University of California Los Angeles (USA), University of York (UK), Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania) and Yale University (USA).
Other Professional Experience
1995 - 1999 Chairman of the Board of the Icelandic International Development Agency. Appointed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
1996 - 1999 Chairman of a committee to allocate the Icelandic Contribution for the Civil Reconstruction of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Appointed by the Icelandic Cabinet.
1996 - 1999 IDA Deputy (International Development Association associated with the World Bank Group) for the Government of Iceland. Appointed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
1996 - 1999 Temporary Alternate Governor for the Government of Iceland at the World Bank Group Annual Meetings.
1995 Advisor for the Government of Iceland at the World Bank Group Annual Meetings.
1996 Member of the Icelandic Delegation at the United Nations 51st Session of the General Assembly.
1999 Special Representative for the Government of Iceland at the Annual Meetings of the Inter-American Development Bank.
1996 - 1997 Member of a committee negotiating the implementation of the Bilateral Defence Agreement between Iceland and the United States. Appointed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
1995 - 1999 Chairman of the Cost Reduction Committee. The Committees task was to reduce the cost of operation of the Iceland Defence Force. Appointed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
1995 - 1999 Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs at several ministerial meetings at multilateral organizations such as World Bank Group, United Nations, NATO, OECD and SADC.
Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde Islands, China, The Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, The Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, UK, USA, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.