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Members of the Council

Lars Heikensten
Chairman

PhD in economics. Previously cheif economist of the Swedish National Debt Office, head of departemt at the Ministry of Finance and cheif economist of Handelsbanken. He was between 1995 and 2003 deputy governor of the Swedish Central Bank; governor of the Swedish Central Bank between 2003 and 2006. Between 2006 and 2011 he was the swedish member of the European Court of Auditors in Luxembourg. From 2011 to 2020 he was the executive director of the Nobel Foundation.

Oskar Nordström Skans

Lina Aldén
Deputy Chair

Associate professor of economics at Linnéuniversitetet in Växjö. Her research uses empirical methods to explain differences in economic outcomes due to ethnicity, sexual orientation or sex as well as to examine discrimination in the labor or housing market.

Annette Alstadsæter

Professor at the School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås in Norway, and head of Skatteforsk – Center for tax and behavioral research. Her research concerns taxes, tax evasion and inequality.

Mats Dillén

PhD in Economics and Director of the National Institute of Economic Research (NIER) between 2007 and 2016. Before that he was head of forecasting at the ministry of finance and the NIER. He has also headed the parlimentary Monetary Policy Committee that concluded in 2020.

Åsa Hansson

Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and at the Faculty of Engineering, Lund University. Her research has been mainly focused on taxation and she has had expert roles in public enquiries both in Sweden and in Denmark.

Pär Österholm

Professor of finansial economics at Örebro University. His research considers problems in macro, finance, forecasting and monetary policy.

Photos by Henrik Hellström.

The Council's Report