Kjell G. Salvanes received his Ph.D. in economics from the Norwegian School of Economics in 1988. He is currently Research Professor in Economics at the Department of Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics, and is the Director of CELE (Center for Empirical Labor Economics), and and co-director of The Center of Excellence, FAIR. He is a joint Managing Editor of The Economic Journal since 2012.

His main area of interest is in labour economics, focusing on issues of education and family economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2002.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 5793
published in: Journal of Political Economy, 2015, 123(2), 365-412
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5002
revised version published in: E.A. Hanushek, S. Machin, and L. Woessmann (eds.), Handbook in Economics of Education, Vol. 3, North Holland: 2010, pp. 201-247
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4946
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 31 (1) 2013, 119-153
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4719
published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2016, 118, 3-24
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3845
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2011, 10 (2), 417-50.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3651
published in: Economics Letters, 2009, 105 (1), 138-140