Ola Honningdal Grytten

Professor Ola Honningdal Grytten

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship Economic History Labour Economics Macro economic 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; 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; 2022
Grytten, Ola Honningdal; Gjerstad, Jo; Østerbø, Kjell; Gaasemyr, Magne Rom for alle: Med Vestbo gjennom 75 år Bodoni forlag; 2021
Grytten, Ola Honningdal Banking Crises and Financial Instability: Empirical and historical lessons Banks and Bank Systems Volume 16 (4); page 179 - 192; 2021
Grytten, Ola Honningdal Revising growth history: new estimates of GDP for Norway, 1816-2019 The Economic History Review; 2021
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Crashes and Crises, Economic History of Norway