Ola Honningdal Grytten

Professor Ola Honningdal Grytten

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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
Grytten, Ola Honningdal; Norkus, Zenonas; Markevičiūtė, Jurgita; Silins, Janis A long-run perspective on Latvian regional gross domestic product inequality, 1925–2016 Baltic Journal of Economics; 2024
Grytten, Ola Honningdal; Koilo, Viktoriia The size of the offshore sector in the Norwegian economy Scandinavian Economic History Review; 2024
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
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Crashes and Crises, Economic History of Norway