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Ole Gunnar Austvik

Ole Gunnar


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Ole Gunnar Austvik is a senior researcher focusing on international political economy and European integration. He is professor at Lillehammer University College (HiL). Previous employment include BI Norwegian Business School and Statistics Norway.

By education Austvik holds a doctorate in political science from University of Oslo, a Master in Public Adminstration (MPA) from John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and a master in economics (cand.oecon) from University of Oslo.

Main focuses: The interaction between national and international policy making, international economics, EU single market and economic and political developments, European and global oil and gas politics and markets, and Norwegian oil and gas politics. Prof. Austvik is appointed Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government (M-RCBG) at Harvard Kennedy School.

Austvik's most recent publications include: Austvik, Ole Gunnar & Moe, Arild, 2016: "Oil and Gas Extraction in the Barents Region." In: M.O. Olsson (ed):  The Encyclopedia of the Barents Region II, Interreg Project. Oslo: Pax Forlag. pp. 115-121.

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2009 Dr.philos. University of Oslo, Department of Political Science.
1989 Master in Public Administration (political economy). Harvard Kennedy School.
1980 Cand.oecon (Master in economics). University of Oslo, Department of Economics.

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1991-2013 Professor of political economy, Lillehammer University College (HiL).
1985-1991 Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUP).
1989-2012 Adjunct Professor of energy economics and management, BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo.
1981-1985 Senior Executive Officer, Statistics Norway, Oslo.
2013- Professor of energy economics and management, BI Norwegian Business School
2013- Senior Research Fellow of political economy, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

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2016 Working paper: "International Law and EU-Russian Gas relations":

Ole Gunnar  Austvik

petroleum economics, petroleum policy, international political economy, european integration