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Egil Matsen

  • Professor
  • Department of Economics, NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim
  • Dragvoll University Campus, building 7, level 5, room 7534
  • Telephone: +47 73 59 78 52 (direct line) +47 73 59 19 40 (office)
  • Fax: +47 73 59 69 54
  • Email:  egil.matsen@svt.ntnu.no
  • My CV


    Primary fields of interest: 
Macroeconomics; Finance; Behavioral



    Research in progress: 
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Petro populism”, March 2012 (with Gisle J. Natvik and Ragnar Torvik).

 



Published papers:

 

Overconfidence, monetary policy committees, and chairman dominance”, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 81 (2), February 2012 (with Carl-Andreas Claussen, Øistein Røisland, and Ragnar Torvik).

 

Human capital investment and optimal portfolio choice”, European Journal of Finance, 17 (7), July 2011 (with Snorre Lindset).

 

Habit formation, strategic extremism and debt policy”, Public Choice, 145 (1), October 2010 (with Øystein Thøgersen).

 

Dominated choices in a simple game with large stakes”, Experimental Economics, 13 (1), March 2010 (with Bjarne Strøm).

 

Optimal information acquisition for a linear quadratic control problem”, European Journal of Operational Research, 199 (2), December 2009 (with Snorre Lindset and Arne-Christian Lund).

 

Savers, spenders, and fiscal policy in a small open economyThe B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 7 (1) (Topics), August 2007 (with Tommy Sveen and Ragnar Torvik).

 

 Optimal Dutch diseaseJournal of Development Economics, 78 (2), December 2005 (with Ragnar Torvik).

 

"International diversification, growth, and welfare with non-traded income risk and incomplete markets" Applied Financial Economics 15 (15), October 2005.

 

Interest rate decisions in an asymmetric monetary unionEuropean Journal of Political Economy, 21 (2), June 2005 (with Øistein Røisland).

 

"Designing social security - A portfolio choice approach" European Economic Review, 48 (4), August 2004 (with Øystein Thøgersen).

 

"Public employment and regional risk sharing" Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 106 (2), June 2004 (with Lars-Erik Borge).

 

"Financial integration and consumption comovements in the Nordic countries" European Review of Economics and Finance, 3 (2), April 2004 (with Øystein Thøgersen).

 

"Habit persistence and welfare gains from international asset trade", Journal of International Money and Finance, 22 (2), April 2003.

 

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Editor:
Egil Matsen, Contact address: Egil.Matsen@svt.ntnu.no, Updated: 9 January, 2012.