Kjetil Storesletten joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis as a research economist in 2009. Since 2003 he has been a professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Oslo, and from 1995 through 2003 he was an assistant professor at the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University. Kjetil has been a visiting professor at the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics (University of Zurich) and a Research Fellow at CEPR and the Frisch Centre (Oslo). He is also managing editor of the Review of Economic Studies and since 2005 has written an op-ed column in Aftenposten, the largest Norwegian newspaper.
Kjetil studied economics at the Norwegian School of Economics and business administration and mathematics at Agder University College in Norway. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, in 1995. His research focuses on quantitative macroeconomics, political economy, labor economics, risk sharing, asset pricing, and immigration.
Kjetil’s work has appeared in numerous journals, among them the Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Journal of Monetary Economics, Review of Economic Dynamics, and Journal of Economic Theory. He was awarded an Outstanding Young Investigator grant from the Norwegian Science Foundation.