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Christian Groth
Christian Groth

Lektor emeritus

 

Brief curriculum vitae (December 2012)
CHRISTIAN GROTH
                                       
Degrees
Mag.scient.soc. (sociology), University of Copenhagen, June 1972.
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Copenhagen, November 1982.

Academic positions
Teaching assistant in Statistics, University of Copenhagen, 1966-1969.
Research fellow, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 1979.
Associate professor (substitute), Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 1980-81.
Associate professor, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 1981 to present.

Research areas
Macroeconomics, Business Cycles, Economic Growth, Environmental and Resource Economics.

Professional affiliations/networks
Research associate, Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Copenhagen, 2002 to present.
Research associate, Dynamic Economic Theory (DET), 1999-2005 (research group consisting of economists from University of Copenhagen, London, Louvain, and Lund).
Contributor to the Danish National Encyclopedia, since 1997.

Research grants
Grant from the Danish Social Science Research Council, March 1979-February 1980, to finance the project “Technological Innovations”.
As member of the Dynamic Economic Theory (DET) group, participation in the group’s five-year grant, 1999-2003 (prolonged two years) from the Danish Social Science Research Council.

Recent keynote lectures and visiting appointments
Research visitor, Center of Economic Research, ETH, Zurich, June 2002.
Research visitor, Tilburg University, October 2003.
Keynote lecturer at the Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics (SURED) Conference, Ascona (Switzerland), June 2004. Title of lecture: A New-Growth perspective on non-renewable resources.
Research visitor, CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain, Februar 2007.
Visiting fellow, THEMA, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, June 2007.
Keynote lecturer at the Public Goods, Public Policies, Externalities (PGPPE) 2009 Workshop, Graz (Austria), July 2009. Title of lecture: Less-than-exponential regular growth.
Research visitor, Institute of Macroeconomics, Leibniz University of Hannover, June 21-23, 2010.
Research visitor, Department of Economics, University of Graz, June 2-6 2012.

International conference presentations since 1996
Royal Economic Society, Swansee, April 1-4, 1996.
Econometric Society European Meeting, Istanbul, August 25-27, 1996.
DEGIT conference on Dynamics, Economic Growth and International Trade, Hongkong, July 22-23, 1997.
Econometric Society Far-Eastern Meeting, Hongkong, July 24-26, 1997.
Econometric Society World Meeting, Seattle, August 11-16, 2000.
Old and New Growth Theories, Pisa, August 2001.
Econometric Society European Meeting, Lausanne, August 25-29, 2001.
European Economic Association Congress, August 22-24, 2002.
ASSET 2002 Meeting, Cyprus, Oct. 31-Nov. 1-2, 2002.
Economic Growth and Distribution, Lucca, June 16-19, 2004.
EEA Congress, Amsterdam, August 24-28, 2005.
Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics, Ascona (Switzerland), June 4-8, 2006.
Third World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Kyoto, July 3-7, 2006.
Econometric Society Far-Eastern Meeting, Beijing, July 9-12, 2006.
European Economic Association Congress, Vienna, August 24-28, 2006.
European Association for Environmental and Resource Economics, 15th Annual Conference, June 27-July 1, 2007, Thessaloniki.
INRA Conference, Environment, Innovation and Performance, June 3-5, 2007, Grenoble.
European Economic Association Congress, August 27-Sept. 1, 2007, Budapest.
Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics, Ascona (Switzerland), June 2-6, 2008.
Econometric Society European Meeting, Madrid, August 27-Sept.1, 2008.
11th Workshop on Optimal Control, Dynamic Games and Nonlinear Dynamics, Amsterdam, May 31-June2, 2010.
12th Workshop on Optimal Control, Dynamic Games and Nonlinear Dynamics, Vienna, May 30-June 2, 2012.
Econometric Society European Meeting, Malaga, August 27-31, 2012.

Refereeing
American Economic Review, Economica, European Economic Review, European Journal of Political Economy, FinanzArchiv, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Nationaløkonomisk Tidskrift (Danish Journal of Economics), Resource and Energy Economics, The BE Journals of Macroeconomics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

Organizing international workshops/Ph.D. courses
Ph.D. course: “Economic Growth and Income Distribution”, by Oded Galor (Brown University), at the University of Copenhagen, April 14 – 24, 1997.
Zeuthen Workshop: "Competition and Growth", by Philippe Aghion, at the University of Copenhagen, November 24-25, 2001.
DET (Dynamic Economic Theory) Workshop: “Economic Growth and Institutions”, University of Copenhagen, June 2005.

Editorial service
Co-editor of Nordisk Tidskrift för Politisk Ekonomi, 1975-1981.
Member of Programme Committee for the 15th Annual Conference of the European Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE), Feb.-June 2007.

Administrative experience
1980-1986  Secretary for the board of the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.
1985-1989  Member of the committee designing the new Math-Econ study programme at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
1986-1990  Member of the study board at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.
1992-1998  Responsible for the department website and yearbook.
2008-2010  Anchorman in the reorganizing of the sequence of macroeconomics courses at the Math-Econ study programme.

Committee work
Membership of hiring committees and PhD evaluation committees at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics, University of Aarhus, and Department of Economics, University of Lund.  

Supervision of PhD students
Supervisor of the following completed PhDs:
Peter Stephensen, research director at the research institution DREAM, Copenhagen.
Lill Thanning Hansen, assistant professor, Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen.
Poul Schou, senior researcher, the Secretariat of the Economic Councils, Copenhagen.
Carl-Johan Dalgaard, professor, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.
Jacob Weisdorf, associate professor, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.
Elisabeth Hermann Frederiksen, Associate at McKinsey&Company, Copenhagen.
Currently supervisor of:
Jeppe Druedahl.

Recent teaching
Alternately lecturing three graduate courses, Advanced Macroeconomics and Economic Growth within the MSc in Economics study programme, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, and Macroeconomics 2 at the BA in Mathematics and Economics study programme, Faculty of Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
In addition to lecturing I have organized and headed many graduate student seminars within Macroeconomics and Economic Growth.
Earlier teaching experience includes bachelor courses at the Department of Economics and MSc courses at the Mathematics and Economics study programme.
Further teaching experience: BA, MSc and PhD thesis supervision within Macroeconomics,  Economic Growth and Environmental economics.

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