Øystein is a senior research fellow at the Ragnar Frisch Centre for economic research in Oslo, Norway.
He obtained his PhD in economics at the European University Institute in 2015, and holds master’s degrees in Economics and Philosophy from the London School of Economics and in Economics from the University of Oslo. He worked as a consultant and at the Institute for Social Research prior to joining the Frisch Centre.
His research interests have an empirical focus and lie mainly within labor, education, media and political economy.
He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in April 2017.