Department of Economics and Business Economics

Tjörvi Ólafsson

PhD Student

Tjörvi Ólafsson

Research Interests

  • Macrofinancial linkages and financial crises
  • Macroeconomic modelling with credit frictions
  • Monetary and macroprudential policies
  • Capital flow management and liberalisation

Publications

Macrofinancial Linkages and Crises in Small Open Economies, PhD dissertation, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, 21 October 2016.

Small open economies in the vast ocean of global high finance(in cooperation with Bjarni G. Einarsson, Kristófer Gunnlaugsson, and Thórarinn G. Pétursson), Central Bank of Iceland Working Papers, no. 73.

The long history of financial boom-bust cycles in Iceland - Part II: Financial cycles (in cooperation with Bjarni G. Einarsson, Kristófer Gunnlaugsson, and Thórarinn G. Pétursson), Central Bank of Iceland Working Papers, no. 72. Also forthcoming in 2017 in Revisiting Macro-Financial Linkages: Looking Back and Looking Ahead, proceeding of the 2016 Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas International Research Conference 20-21 September 2016. Manilla: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

 

The long history of financial boom-bust cycles in Iceland - Part I: Financial crises (in cooperation with Bjarni G. Einarsson, Kristófer Gunnlaugsson, and Thórarinn G. Pétursson), Central Bank of Iceland Working Papers no. 68, August 2015.

 

Presentations:

The long history of financial cycle boom-bust cycles in Iceland, Revisiting Macro-Financial Linkages: Looking Back and Looking Ahead, 6th BSP International Research Conference, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas in Manilla, 20-21 September 2016.

 

The long history of financial cycle boom-bust cycles in Iceland, 10th Nordic Summer Symposium in Macroeconomics, in Ebeltoft in Denmark, 10-13 August 2016.

 

Financial cycles, capital flows, and policy responses in Iceland, Capital Flows, Systemic Risk, and Policy Responses, conference organised by the Central Bank of Iceland, the Systemic Risk Centre, and the International Monetary Fund, held in Reykjavík, 28-29 April 2016.

 

Financial cycle in Iceland: characteristics, spillovers, and cross-border channels,5th NBRM Research Conference - Economic and financial cycle spillovers: reconsidering domestic and cross border channels and policy responses, organised by the National Bank of Macedonia, held in Skopje, 7-8 April 2016.

 

Lessons from Icelandic households’ risky ride on the credit carousel,Consumption, Credit, Health and Welfare, conference held at Lund University, 22 May 2015.

 

Post-crises recoveries: the role of cross-border credit and sectoral misallocation,SUERF and Central Bank of Iceland Conference: Post-Crisis Recovery and the Reconstruction of the Financial Sector, held in Reykjavík, 2 July 2014.

 

Quantification of troubled debt and policy responses: lessons from Iceland, Conference on arrears management and loan restructurings, organised by the Central Bank of Cyprus, held in Nicosia 27-28 January 2014.

 

Crisis responses to a housing bust and households’ debt problems: the Icelandic saga, The Nordic housing markets: Main lessons and remaining challenges, joint Nordic conference organised by Sveriges Riksbank and Danmarks Nationalbank, 15 November 2013.

 

Profile

Tjörvi Ólafsson is currently a PhD student at the Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University. He has worked as an Economist/Senior Economist in the Central Bank of Iceland. In November 2016 he will join the International Monetary Fund as a Financial Sector Expert.

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