Curriculum vitae

Gudmundur Magnússon

Curriculum vitae

Current position: 

Professor emeritus of economics. Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Iceland.                                  

Universtiy address:                                  Department of  Economics 

                                                                 University of  Iceland

                                                                 Oddi, 101 Reykjavík                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       .                                                                                                                                

Home address :                                       Strandagergaard

                                                               Strandagergaardsvej 5, Gelstrup

                                                               4500 Nykøbing Sjælland


                                                                Tlf: (45)59462177

                                                                Mobil: (45) 26194832


Family :                                Married to Lisa von Schmalensee, mag. art.

                                            Four daugthers from previous marrage : Hanna Valdís, Arndís, Margrét, Hulda Kristín.

 Academic studies:

1957-59        Studies in economics, statistics and English at Stockholm University  .

1961              Fil.kand. from  Uppsala University 


1965              Fil.lic. from Uppsala University.

1965              Special student in Economics at M.I.T., Cambridge, USA 

1969           Fil.dr.  from  Uppsala University.


Current research interests:

Risk management, economic policy, public finance.

Main positions held:

1961-68          Lecturer at Uppsala University.

1968-2007     Professor of Economics, University of Iceland .

1969-71          Dean of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

1976-2002      Board of Directors of the Nordic Investment Bank.

                        Chairman 1994-1996.

1976-2007      Appeals Committee on Real Estate.

1979-85          President of the University of Iceland.

1986-1994      Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Iceland.

1986-2000      Chairman of the Union of Professors.

1987-1993      Member of the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences

                        of the Icelandic Council of Science. Chairman since1991.

1989-1995      Director of the Institute of Economics at the University of Iceland.

1990-2002      Board of Research in Energy Economics under the Nordic Council.

1992-1994       Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

1994-2004      Board of Toyota Iceland.

1997-2002      Member of the Executive Council of the Lutheran Church of Iceland.

1999-2004       Committee on Evaluation of Some Aspects of the Danish Financial Supervision.

1999-2001       Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

2001-2006       Vice Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

2001-2005        Member of grants committee of Christianity Anniverary Fund.

2002-2006        Board of Artic Trucks Norge.

2002-2009        Nordic Tax Research Council.

2007 -2009       Member of Grants Committee of Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.