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Lars Anders Calmfors

economist , educator

Lars Anders Calmfors, Swedish economist, educator. Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (board directors since 2001, Söderberg prize in Economics 2003), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.

Background

Calmfors, Lars Anders was born on July 12, 1948 in Stockholm. Son of Seth Hans and Wera Elisabeth Calmfors.

Education

Bachelor, Stockholm University, 1970. Master of Arts in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, 1978.

Career

Research fellow Center Business and Policy Studies, Sweden, 1972-1973. Research fellow Institute International Economic Studies Stockholm University, 1974-1988, professor, since 1988, deputy director Institute International Economic Studies, 1988-1994, director, 1995-1997. Assistant professor Stockholm School of Economics, 1983.

Member Council European Economic Association, 1991—1996, Nobel Prize Committee Economics, Stockholm, 1996—1998, Stockholm, since 2003, Government Commission Stabilization Policy Eastern Mediterranean University, 2000—2002. Chairman Economic Council Sweden, 1993—2001, Government Commission Emu, Sweden, 1995—1996, Science Council Business and Policy Studies, Stockholm, since 1999. Board directors Office Labour Market Policy Evaluation, since 1998.

Member European economic advisory group CESifo, Munich, since 2002, vice chairman, since 2004. Advisory council Praxix, Talinn, since 2004.

Membership

Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (board directors since 2001, Söderberg prize in Economics 2003), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.

Connections

Married Marja Aulikki Ruohola (divorced 1985). Children: Marianne, Cecilia. Married Eva Öjborn, January 7, 1986.

Children: Helena, Tomas.

father:
Seth Hans

mother:
Wera Elisabeth Calmfors

spouses:
Marja Aulikki Ruohola

Eva Öjborn

children:
Marianne Calmfors

Cecilia Calmfors

Helena Calmfors

Tomas Calmfors