Jon Fiva is a professor of economics at the Norwegian Business School (BI), also affiliated with ESOP at the University of Oslo. The academic year 2018/2019, He is visiting the Department of Political Science at Stanford University.
His research lies in the intersection between political economy and applied microeconomics. He currently studies questions such as: Does political power self-perpetuate? What are the consequences of electoral reform? Do parties in power direct spending to the hometowns of their representatives?