You explore globalization and its impact on trade, capital, culture, and politics around the world. A particular focus is on European economies and challenges faced by the EU and its neighbors. You gain a deeper knowledge of theories within the field, and go on to apply and challenge economic thinking through discussions, Field Studies, and Study Tours.
Masters in Economics (International Macroeconomics) from UW Madison, Wisconsin and Masters in Economics (International Trade) from University College Dublin, Ireland. Have worked in multinational conglomerates for over 10 years with roles as company macroeconomist, strategy director, and in strategic communication. Experienced university lecturer in international trade, macroeconomics, and microeconomics. With DIS since 2019.
M. Sc. (Economics (Cand. Oecon), University of Aarhus, 1993). Trainee at the European Commission while studying, and since worked at Eksport Kredit Fonden (Export Credit Agency of Denmark), the Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries and West Africa Growth Fund. Founder of international business consulting company and bio-tech company in Kenya. External lecturer at Copenhagen Business School and University of Copenhagen. Co-author of university text book “Strategic Investment and Finance”. With DIS since 2012.
Studied Economics and languages in Germany and France. M.Sc. (Economics, University of Hanover) 1993, Ph.D. 1998 (Dr. rer. pol, University of Trier) with a thesis on whether moderate inflation harms growth (answer: mostly not, but it depends). 20 years as a bank economist trying to make sense of global economies and financial markets. Then switching sides, dealing with government debt and financial market regulation at the Danish Ministry of Finance. Main professional interests: Monetary macroeconomics, economic policy and European integration. With DIS since 2019.