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. 3452
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93 (2), 455-467.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3011
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2010, 45 (1), 33-58
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3007
published in: CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, 57 (1), 103-120
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2316
published as 'How Destructive is Creative Destruction? Effects of Job Loss on Job Mobility, Withdrawal and Income' in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2011, 9 (5), 840 - 870
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1864
published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122 (1), 409-439
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1416
published as 'Staying in the Classroom and out of the maternity ward? The effect of compulsory schooling laws on teenage births' in: Economic Journal, 2008, 118 (530), 1025–1054
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1269
published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005, 120 (2), 669-700