Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Lars Jonung

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

Lars Jonung is professor emeritus in economics at Lund Uni­versity. He has served as professor at the Stockholm School of Economics, as research advisor at the European Commission, Brussels and as chairman of the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council. His research is focused on monetary and fiscal policies and on Swedish 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 2002) and The Great Financial Crisis in Finland and Sweden (edited with J. Kiander and P. Vartia, 2009). His email address is lars.jonung@​