Finn E. Kydland





Finn Erling Kydland (born 1 December 1943) is a Norwegian economist. He is the Henley Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also holds the Richard P. Simmons Distinguished Professorship at the Tepper School of Business of Carnegie Mellon University, where he earned his Ph.D., and a part-time position at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). Kydland was a co-recipient of the 2004 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (shared with Edward C. Prescott ), "for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles".