Kjell G. Salvanes is a professor in labor economics at NHH, research director at CELE since 2012, and deputy director of the Centre of Excellence FAIR (Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality) since 2017.
Salvanes conducts research on a wide range of education, labor and health policy issues from returns to schooling, early investment in children and long term outcomes, inequality in income, health and education and intergenerational mobility. His current research projects involve studying the interrelationship between health and education, and the role of educational and health institutions on human capital formation and health outcomes. He received his PhD from the Norwegian School of Economics.
Principal Investigator and Deputy Director FAIR, Center of Excellence awarded by the Norwegian Research Council
Research Director, Center for Empirical Labor Economics (CELE), NHH
Program Director, Center for Applied Research at NHH
Research Associate, Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD), University of Chicago
Research Fellow, Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
Research Fellow, CESifo
Research Fellow, IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Research Fellow, Statistics Norway
International Research Fellow, Center for the Economics of Education (CEP), London School of Economics
President-elect, European Association of Population Economists
Former Joint Managing Editor, Economic Journal (2012-2018)
Former Associate Editor, European Economic Review