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Some economic perspectives on digitalisation and technological developments

Øystein Olsen

Governor, Norges Bank, Norway

Øystein Olsen was re-appointed Governor of Norges Bank and Chair of the Executive Board on 1 January 2017 for a second six-year term. Øystein Olsen has held this post since 1 January 2011.

Øystein Olsen was re-appointed Governor of Norges Bank and Chair of the Executive Board on 1 January 2017 for a second six-year term. Øystein Olsen has held this post since 1 January 2011.

Education:

1977: Postgraduate degree in economics (Cand. oecon) from the University of Oslo

Work experience: 

2011: Governor, Norges Bank

2005–2010: Director General, Statistics Norway

1999–2005: Director General, Economic Policy Department, Norwegian Ministry of Finance

1996–1999: Head of the Research Department, Statistics Norway

1993–1999: Professor II at BI Norwegian School of Management

1994–1996: Deputy Director General, Economic Policy Department, Norwegian Ministry of Finance

1977–1990, 1991–1994: Research Department, Statistics Norway

1990–1991: ECON Centre for Economic Analysis

1985–1986: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley