Ola Honningdal Grytten

Professor Ola Honningdal Grytten

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship Economic History Macroeconomics Labour Economics Macroeconomic Development


Ola Honningdal Grytten (born in 1964) is a professor in economic history. He has his doctorate from the Norwegian School of Economics (1994),where he was appointed Associate Professor in 1994 and Professor in 1999. He has been visiting academic in universities in the Netherlands, Canada, the UK and Eastern Europe.

He has also served as editor-in-chief for the Scandinavian Economic History Review and as senior adviser for the Norwegian central bank (Norges Bank). Grytten has published research papers extensively in domestic and international scientific journals, and has been author and- co-author of 15 books.

His major fields of research are macroeconomic history, financial history, historical entrepreneurship and labour market history.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Norkus, Zenonas; Markevičiūtė, Jurgita; Grytten, Ola Honningdal; Krūminš, Gatis Demographic Continuity as a Necessary Condition of Performable Post-communist Token Social Restorations Filosofija. Sociologija Volume 34 (4) (0 pages); 2023
Klimantas, Adomas; Norkus, Zenonas; Markeviciute, Jurgita; Grytten, Ola Honningdal; Šiliņš, Jānis Reinventing perished “Belgium of the East”: new estimates of GDP for inter-war Latvia (1920–1939) Econometrica; 2023
Norkus, Zenonas; Jasilionis, Domantas; Grytten, Ola Honningdal; Mežs, Ilmars; Klesment, Martin Mortality transition in the interwar Baltic states: findings from cross-country comparison of new life tables Scandinavian Economic History Review (24 pages); 2022
Norkus, Zenonas; Markevičiūtė, Jurgita; Grytten, Ola Honningdal; Šiliņš, Jānis; Klimantas, Adomas Benchmarking Latvia’s economy: a new estimate of gross domestic product in the 1930s Cliometrica (75 pages); 2022
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