Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
Peterson Institute for International Economics
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard has been a research fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics since 2002. Before joining the Institute, he worked with the Danish Ministry of Defense, the United Nations in Iraq, and in the private financial sector. He is a graduate of the Danish Army's Special School of Intelligence and Linguistics with the rank of first lieutenant; the University of Aarhus in Aarhus, Denmark; and Columbia University in New York. He is author of The Accelerating Decline in America's High-Skilled Workforce: Implications for Immigration Policy (2007) and coauthor of US Pension Reform: Lessons from Other Countries (2009) andTransforming the European Economy (2004) and assisted with Accelerating the Globalization of America: The Role for Information Technology (2006). His current research focuses on European economies and reform, pension systems and accounting rules, demographics, offshoring, high-skilled immigration, and the impact of information technology.
Articles by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard:
Youth unemployment in Europe: It’s actually worse in the US
13 October 2012, 15741 reads
Eurozone rage: Turning point or business as usual?
8 October 2012, 9558 reads
Financial repression: Then and now
26 March 2012, 21671 reads
Greece’s new bonds: Is another default coming?
21 March 2012, 7017 reads
Brinkmanship in Brussels, Sturm and Drachma for Greece and Europe
1 March 2012, 7493 reads
The fiscal compact treaty: Keynes and the German taxpayer
6 February 2012, 12706 reads
The coming resolution of the Eurozone crisis
26 January 2012, 24593 reads
The ECB as a fully political player
30 November 2011, 16508 reads
National buybacks: The solution for Greek debt
14 July 2011, 8442 reads
Holmes, McGrattan, Prescott
Beck, De Haas, Ongena