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Jon Fiva

Jon Fiva

January 14, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Event Speaker: 
Jon Fiva, Professor of Economics, Norwegian Business School
Biography: 

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?