Per Krusell

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 and, before that, held positions at the University of Rochester, the University of Pennsylvania, and Northwestern University. He received numerous awards and grants, most recently the 2007 Söderberg Prize and a 2.1 Million Euro 2008 senior research grant from the European Research Council. Krusell’s research has focused on macroeconomics, broadly defined, with particular contributions in the areas of technological change, inequality, political economy, macroeconomic policy, and labor economics. He is currently pursuing a long-term project on the interactions between global climate change and the economy.

Content by Per Krusell
  • Project

    On the distribution of climate damages in the poor world

    The long-term aim of the present project is to construct a large simulation model that can be used to predict how poor countries, and regions within poor countries, are affected by global warming. One feature of the model is that it predicts economic outcomes and climate outcomes jointly: it is an “integrated” assessment model. The main novelty, compared to existing...

    4 Sep 2014 | Per Krusell, John Hassler, Conny Olovsson, Tony Smith

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Ugandan oil - a blessing or a curse? (Policy Brief)

    1 May 2013 | John Hassler, Per Krusell, Abdulaziz Behiru Shifa, Daniel Spiro

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Ugandan oil - a blessing or a curse? (Working Paper)

    31 Mar 2013 | John Hassler, Per Krusell, Abdulaziz Behiru Shifa, Daniel Spiro

  • Project

    Fiscal Strategy Incorporating Oil

    This paper addresses a number of macroeconomic concerns facing a devel- oping country that falls upon a large stock of a valuable natural resource. Our focus is on Uganda, on whose territory substantial amounts of oil were recently discovered. Although this rather unexpected event is likely to affect the lives of many— in fact, arguably most— Ugandans, history is full of...

    1 Apr 2012 | Per Krusell, Marguerite Duponchel, John Hassler, Abdulaziz Behiru Shifa, Daniel Spiro