Jens Chr. Andvig

Research Professor Emeritus

Jens Chr. Andvig’s main fields are comparative economics and political economy.  Further sub-areas focused on in a comparative perspective have been interactions between the public sector and the market economy - such as corruption, public procurement and transition from socialist  to market economy - and between family organization and  the formal sector, more specifically corruption, transition from family based to formal economies, child labor and child soldiering.


1986 Dr. philos, University of Oslo, Department of Economics

1975 Master's degree in economics, University of Oslo, Department of Economics.

Work Experience

1999 Research for the World Bank, developing new strategies for the bank in the field of child labour in Africa.

1980- Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow/Research Professor at NUPI

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