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11 July 2016
Full name: Karsten Michael Stæhr
Birthday: 20 December 1962
2015.09 – Visiting professor, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic Univer-
sity, Russia (doctoral supervision).
2009.05 – 2011.06 Visiting lecturer, ISM University of Management and Economics, Vil- nius, Lithuania; May 2009, June 2010, May 2011.
2007.06 – … Professor of public and international finance, Department of Finance and Economics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia.
2007.07 – … Research advisor (part time position), Department of Economics and Research (Research Department until 2011.07), Bank of Estonia, Esto- nia.
2006.09 – 2007.01 Lecturer (part time), Department of Public Administration, University of Tartu, Estonia.
2006.05 – 2007.06 Visiting researcher, part-time position, Research Department, Bank of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia.
2005.10 – 2006.04 Principal economist, Environmental Assessment Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2003.02 – 2005.08 EuroFaculty lecturer, University of Tartu, Estonia.
2002.09 – 2002.12 Visiting research fellow, Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT), Helsinki, Finland.
2001.08 – 2002.07 EuroFaculty lecturer, University of Tartu, Estonia.
2001.07 Lecturer (part time, summer school), University of Oslo, Norway.
1998.07 Lecturer (part time, summer school), University of Oslo, Norway.
1998.01 – 2003.02 Senior advisor (Advisor 1998:01 – 2000:07), International Department, Central Bank of Norway, Oslo, Norway (leave of absence 2001.09 – 2002.12).
1997.10 – 1997.12 Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Den- mark.
1996.08 – 1997.07 EuroFaculty lecturer, University of Vilnius, Lithuania.
1995.08 – 1996.06 Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Den- mark.
1992.01 – 1995.07 Scholarship for Ph.D. studies, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
1991.03 – 1991.05 Consultant (research on transition economics), Economic Development Institute, World Bank, Washington D.C., USA.
1991.02 – 1991.06 Teaching assistant (part time), Mathematical Economics studies, Uni- versity of Copenhagen, Denmark.
1990.07 – 1990.09 Summer intern (research on transition economics), Economic Development Institute, the World Bank, Washington D.C., USA.
1988.08 – 1988.11 AIESEC computer programmer, Relebo Lines, Accra, Ghana.
1986.08 – 1986.12 Teacher (part time), Niels Brocks Business High School, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1986.04 – 1989.08 Research assistant (part time), Macroeconometric Unit, Statistics Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1985.10 – 1986.03 Research assistant (part time), Local Governments’ Research Institute (AKF), Copenhagen, Denmark.
1992.09 – 1996.06 Graduate studies, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge M.A., USA (Leave of absence 1993.07M.Sc. degree in economics awarded June 1996.
1987.09 – 1989.01 Studies of mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
1983.09 – 1991.11 Studies of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. M.Sc. thesis submitted November 1991; M.Sc.
degree awarded January 1992.
1982.09 – 1983.06 Law studies, first year courses passed, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
1978.08 – 1981.06 High school (mathematics-physics specialisation), Stenhus Gymnasium og HF, Holbaek, Denmark.
Training and courses
2010.09 – 2010.10 “Applied Time Series Econometrics”, taught by Juan Carlos Cuestas (University of Sheffield), Ph.D. course at Tallinn University of Technology, 16-18 Sept. and 15-16 Oct. 2010.
2010.07 “Dynamic panel data models and non-linear panel data models”, taught by Sergi Jimenez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Ghazala Azmat
Other professional activities Associate editor of Baltic Journal of Economics, http://www.tandfonline.com/rbec.
Editorial board member:
πανoeconomicus / Panoeconomicus, http://www.panoeconomicus.rs/.
Research in Economics and Business: Central and Eastern Europe, http://rebcee.eu/index.php/REB.
Journal of Applied Economics and Business, http://www.aebjournal.org/.
Guest editor (with Juan Carlos Cuetas), Economics and Business Letters, special issue on debt and sustainability, http://www.unioviedo.es/reunido/index.php/EBL.
Editor of TUT Economic Research Series (Working papers), http://www.tutecon.eu.
Member of supervisory council, PRAXIS Center for Policy Studies, http://www.praxis.ee/, from March 2013.
Blog contributor to EconoMonitor Europe, http://www.economonitor.com/channel/europe/, Nouriel Roubini’s RGE Project, 2007-2009.
European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) European Economic Association (EEA) International Network for Economic Research (INFER) Nationaløkonomisk forening [Danish Economic Association] Social Science Research Network (SSRN), http://www.ssrn.com Society for the Study of Emerging Markets Spanish Economic Association
African Journal of Business Management, Baltic Journal of Economics, Baltic Journal of European Studies, Bulletin of Economic Research, Czech Economic Review, Eastern European Economics, ECB Working Paper Series, Empirica, Economic Issues, Economic Research, Economic Modelling, Economic Systems, Economics Letters, Economics of Governance, Economics of Planning, Emerging Markets Trade and Finance, European Economic Review, European Journal of Development Research, Europe-Asia Studies, European Journal of Comparative Economics, Halduskultuur – Administrative Culture, International Economics and Economic Policy, INFER Annual Conference (2008, 2010), International Journal of Economics and Business Research, International Journal of Finance and Economics, International Journal of Manpower, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Baltic Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of Contemporary European Studies, Journal of Economics and International Finance, Panoeconomicus, Public Administration, Public Finance and Management, Public Management Review, Regional Studies, Research in Economics and Business: Central and Eastern Europe, Review of Economic Analysis, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 12th Global Development Network Regional Research Competition Workshop.
Evaluation and reviewing
Reviewer of articles for Wikipedia (WikiProject Economics Page), http://wkpd.research.
si.umich.edu/r?userid=4657&p=ew, June 2016.
Expert evaluator of Jaan Masso and Naeem-Ur-Rehman Khattak for position as senior research fellow at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tartu University, May 2016 Evaluator for attestation of professors Tiiu Pass, Janno Reiljan and Jüri Sepp at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tartu University, April-June 2015 Evaluator for AIAS-COFUND (Marie Curie) Fellowships, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), March-April 2015 Member of NORFACE panel making the final evaluation of applications for research grant under the programme “Welfare State Futures”, May-June 2014 Evaluator for AIAS-COFUND (Marie Curie) Fellowships, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), April-May 2014.
5 Member of evaluation commission for appointment of Aaro Hazak as professor of institutional economics at the Department of Finance and Economics, Tallinn University of Technology, December 2013 Expert evaluator of Ringa Raudla for reappointment as senior research fellow at the Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, August 2013 Member of NORFACE panel pre-qualifying applications for research grant under the programme “Welfare State Futures”, May-June 2013 Expert evaluator of Raul Eamets for reappointment as professor in macroeconomics at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tartu, October 2009 Expert evaluator of Ott Toomet for appointment as senior research fellow at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tartu, December 2010 Reviewer of target financing research proposals for ETAG, the Estonian Research Council, several times Reviewer of base financing research proposals for Tallinn University of Technology, several times
Project and advisory work
Research delivery for project “Joining the euro and then? How to ensure economic success after entering the common currency”, procurement contract awarded by the Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission, reference no. ECFIN 2014 025/H, purchase order no. ECFIN/269/2011/SI2.611544, 2015.
National expert (with Merike Kukk), “The over-indebtedness of European households: updated mapping of the situation, nature and causes, effects and initiatives for alleviating its impact”, EU funded project led by Civic Consulting, Berlin, Germany, contract no. 266/2012, 2012.
Research delivery for project “EU balance-of-payments assistance for Latvia: foundations of success”, procurement contract awarded by the Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission, reference no. ECFIN/G/2011/020, purchase order no.
Member of the Doctoral Committee, ISM University of Management and Economics (advisory and overseeing committee for the doctoral programme at ISM), 2010-11.
Member of the advisory board of the project “The economic and political challenges of acceding to the euro area (faced by the ten new member states from CEE)”, Open Society Institute, Sofia and European Policies Initiative, 2008-09.
Project (with KPMG and Praxis Centre for Policy Studies) “Teadus-arendustegevust ja innovatsiooni soosiva maksumeetmestiku analüüs” [Analysis of tax measures to stimulate research and development and innovation] awarded by the Estonian Ministry of Economics and Communication, 2009.
6 Research delivery (with John Beirne) for project “What drives inflation in the new EU member states?”, procurement contract awarded by the Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission, reference no. ECFIN/C/2008/010, purchase order no.
Grants, honours and fellowships Generalitat Valenciana project no. AICO/2016/038, 2016-2017, “??”, Regional Valencian Government, total allocation = 40,000 EUR.
The article Kukk, Merike & Karsten Staehr (2014): “Income underreporting by households with business income. Evidence from Estonia”, Post-Communist Economies, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 257-276, was awarded “research article of the year” in social sciences and humanities at Tallinn University of Technology, 2014.
Base financing grant no. B45, 2015, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, “Economic crises in Europe: information, risks and government policy”, total allocation = 41,000 EUR.
Outstanding Author Contribution Award, 2014, Emerald Literati Network, Emerald Group Publishing for the article Meriküll, Jaanika, Tairi Rõõm & Karsten Staehr (2013), http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/authors/literati/oac_2014.htm?subject=40057257.
Visiting research fellowship, IOS Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung, Regensburg, Germany, 18-29 June 2012.
Grant for research infrastructure, 2012-2013, “Väikesemahulise teaduse infrastruktuuri kaasajastamine teadusteema SF0140059s12 raames”, SF0140059s12AP12, total allocation = 48,360 EUR.
Target financing grant no. SF0140059s12, 2012-14, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, grant, 2012-2014: “Majandussüsteemi fluktuatsioonid Kesk- ja Ida-Euroopas: põhjused, tagajärjed ja väljakutsed” [Economic fluctuations in Central and Eastern Europe:
Causes, consequences and challenges], total allocation = 125,756 EUR.
“Researcher of the year 2010”, Tallinn School of Economics and Business Administration, Tallinn University of Technology.
Base financing grant no. B617A, 2010-2012, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research:
“Majandustsüklid Kesk- ja Ida-Euroopa üleminekumajandustes” [Business cycles in Central and Eastern European transition countries], total allocation = 140,732 EUR.
A) In English Staehr, Karsten & Robert Vermeulen (forthcoming): “Competitiveness shocks and macroeconomic performance across the euro area countries”, ECB Working Paper series and De Nederlandsche Bank.
Ferraro, Simona, Jaanika Meriküll & Karsten Staehr (2016): “Minimum wages and the wage distribution in Estonia”, Working Papers of Eesti Pank, no. 6/2016.