Previous guest lectures

Previous guest lectures

Previous Agnar Sandmo Lectures

2018

Lord Mervyn King, London School of Economics and Political Science

"Radical uncertainty and public policy"

2017

Peter A. Diamond, MIT

"Good pension design" Watch Peter Diamond's Sandmo Lecture on YouTube

2016

Rachel Griffith, University of Manchester

"Corporate tax, multinationals and intangible assets (or Does Starbucks pay a “fair” amount of tax?)"

2015

James Joseph Heckman, University of Chicago

"The market and nonmarket benefits of education"

2014

Ernst Fehr, University of Zurich

 "Institutions and Trust - Does Trust cause lasting Improvements in Economic Outcomes?"

2013

Geir B. Asheim, University of Oslo

"Normative analysis of climate change"

2012

Tony Atkinson, University of Oxford and LSE

"Public economics in an age of austerity"

2011

Richard Blundell, University College London

"Empirical Evidence and Tax Reform"

2010

Torsten Persson, The Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University

"State Capacity, Conflict and Development"

2009

Hans-Werner Sinn, Ludwig-Maximilians-University

"The Financial Crisis"

2008

Avianash Dixit,  Princeton University

"Political explanations of inefficient economic policies"