Lars Christensen

About the Author Lars Christensen

Lars Christensen (born 1971) is Chief Analyst, Head of Emerging Markets Research and Cross Asset Allocation at Danske Bank. Earlier (until January 2001) Lars Christensen worked as an economic policy analyst at Danish Ministry of Economic Affairs. Lars Christensen has a master degree in Economics from the University of Copenhagen (1994). Twitter: @MaMoMVPY Lars Christensen is the author of the book “Milton Friedman – en pragmatisk revolutionær” (“Milton Friedman – a pragmatic revolutionary”) published in November 2002. He has contributed to numerous other books. Lars is widely quoted by most international financials media – Financial Times, The Telegraph Bloomberg, Reuters, Dow Jones Newswire etc. In 2006 Lars co-authored the report “Geyser Crisis”, which forecasted a major economic crisis in Iceland. As head EM research at Danske Bank Lars has long experience with analysis the Central and Eastern European economics. He is well known in the region among both the wider public and among policy makers – particularly in Poland and the Baltic States. Finally 


Lars also blogs at marketmonetarist.com. His blog The Market Monetarist has since it was started in 2011 become one of the leading international blogs on monetary policy. Lars has coined the name Market Monetarism. Market Monetarism is a new school of economic thought that has emerged primarily in the blogosphere. Market Monetarists like Lars advocate that central banks should target the nominal GDP level (NGDP level targeting). Lars Christensen is also a Senior Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute. Lars is the founder of the Global Monetary Policy Network – an informal network of individuals with interest in monetary policy issues.

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