Week 1

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Albrecht Glitz is an Associate Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, where he is also affiliated with the Institute of Political Economy and Governance (IPEG) and the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE). He holds a PhD in Economics from University College London. His primary research interests are in labour economics, the economics of migration, and the economics of espionage. He currently works on issues related to immigrant wage assimilation and the labour market impact of immigration, as well as topics related to economic and political espionage. He is a research fellow at CEPR, CESifo, IZA and CReAM (the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration) and a project leader at the ROCKWOOL Foundation Berlin.

Website: http://www.econ.upf.edu/~glitz/


Week 2

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Andreas Fagereng is a Professor of Finance at the BI Norwegian Business School, a Senior Researcher at Statistics Norway, and a member of the Household Finance Research Policy Network at the CEPR. He has previously been a visiting researcher at Norges Bank and a visiting scholar at EIEF, Stanford University, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He obtained his PhD in Economics from the European University Institute in Florence in 2012.

Fagereng's research expertise lies in the fields of household finance and macroeconomics. His research topics include studies on wealth inequality and persistence between generations, heterogeneity in returns to wealth, and household consumption dynamics. Currently, through an ongoing research grant titled "Inequality in 3D" supported by the ERC, he is investigating the type of micro heterogeneity that matters for macroeconomics, utilizing detailed Norwegian administrative data on household balance sheets. Fagereng's work has been published in journals such as Econometrica, the Journal of Finance, and the Journal of Political Economy. He has also been awarded the Sandmo Junior Visiting Fellowship, a scholarship for promising young researchers under the age of 40.

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/andreasfagereng/?pli=1