Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Lars Jonung

The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.

Lars Jonung has since September 2000 been Research Adviser at the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission in Brussels, dealing with macroeconomic and financial issues. He was previously professor of economics at the Stockholm School of Economics. His research is focused on monetary and fiscal policies and the history of economic thought. His books include The Long-Run Behavior of the Velocity of Circulation: The International Evidence (with M. D. Bordo, 1987); The Political Economy of Price Controls: The Swedish Experience 1970-1985 (1990); and, as editor, The Stockholm School of Economics Revisited (1991); Bertil Ohlin: A Centennial Celebration, 1899-1999 (edited with R. Findlay and M. Lundahl) and The Great Financial Crisis in Finland and Sweden (edited with J. Kiander and P. Vartia). His email address is