Andreas Fagereng

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I am Head of Research and Senior Researcher in the Unit for Macroeconomics in the Research Department of Statistics Norway. My research is broadly focused around household finance and macroeconomics. I am currently managing "The Macroeconomics of Wealth Inequality", a research project funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Economics, European University Institute, Florence, 2012


Statistics Norway, Research Department

Pb 8131 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway

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(Re-)Submitted Work

MPC Heterogeneity and Household Balance Sheets, with Martin B. Holm & Gisle J. Natvik, CESifo Working Paper No. 7134, October 2018, [Download]

Heterogeneity and Persistence in Returns to Wealth, with Luigi Guiso, Davide Malacrino & Luigi Pistaferri, CESifo Working Paper No. 7107, May 2018, [Download]

Why do Wealthy Parents have Wealthy Children? with Magne Mogstad & Marte Rønning, CESifo Working Paper No. 6955, February 2018, [Download]

Published Work

Portfolio Choices, Firm Shocks and Uninsurable Wage Risk, with Luigi Guiso & Luigi Pistaferri

Review of Economic Studies, 85 (1) pp.396-436, 2018. [Print] [Working paper] [VoxEU]

Firm-Related Risk and Precautionary Saving Response, with Luigi Guiso & Luigi Pistaferri

American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, 107 (5) pp.393-397, 2017. [Print] [Working paper]

Imputing consumption from Norwegian income and wealth registry data, with Elin Halvorsen

Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 42 (1) pp.67-100, 2017. [Print] [Working Paper]

Asset Market Participation and Portfolio Choice over the Life-Cycle, with Charles Gottlieb & Luigi Guiso

Journal of Finance, 72 (2) pp.705-750, 2017. [Print] [Working Paper] [Internet Appendix] [Slides]

Heterogeneity in Returns to Wealth and the Measurement of Wealth Inequality, with Luigi Guiso, Davide Malacrino & Luigi Pistaferri

American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, 106 (5) pp.651-655, 2016. [Print] [Working Paper]

Saving and Portfolio Allocation Before and After Job Loss, with Christoph Basten & Kjetil Telle

Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 48 (2-3) pp.293-324, 2016. [Print] [Working Paper] [Internet Appendix]

Cash-on-Hand and the Duration of Job Search: Quasi-experimental evidence from Norway, with Christoph Basten & Kjetil Telle

Economic Journal, 124 (576) pp.540-568, 2014. [Print] [Working Paper], Summary article in Norwegian: Samfunnsøkonomen 8/2014

Exchange rate volatility and export performance: A cointegrated VAR approach, with Pål Boug

Applied Economics, 42 (7) pp.851-864, 2010. [Print] [Working Paper]

Work in progress

Assortative Mating in Returns to Wealth, with Luigi Guiso, Davide Malacrino & Luigi Pistaferri

Saving Behavior across the Wealth Distribution: Evidence from Norway, with Martin B. Holm, Benjamin Moll & Gisle J. Natvik

Origins of Wealth Inequality, with Luigi Guiso, Fatih Guvenen, Joachim Hubmer & Luigi Pistaferri

Current grants

2016-2019: Norwegian Research Council (#261567), Principal Investigator, NOK 2.2 Million

Project title: Do All Individuals Gain Equally in Capital Markets? Shedding Light on the Causes of Wealth Inequality

2018-2021: Norwegian Research Council (#283315), Co-Investigator, NOK 3.0 Million

Project title: New Evidence for the Debate on Wealth Taxation

Policy reports

Debt and household consumption responses, with Elin Halvorsen, Norges Bank Staff Memo, 2016, [Download]

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