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Martin Aarøe CHRISTENSEN

Martin joined JRC-IPTS in March 2013 as part of the ICT industry Analysis team. He is working on the Prospective Insights on R&D in ICT (PREDICT) project, where he is developing a CGE model for the analysis of the economic impact of public ICT R&D subsidies.

Prior to joining IPTS, Martin worked as Senior Economist at the Danish Rational Economic Agent Model (DREAM), an independent research unit under the Danish Ministry of Finance. At DREAM he was responsible for the maintenance and development of multi-sector CGE models of the Danish economy. He also worked on long term economic projections and applied macroeconomic analysis of new policy initiatives on behalf of a wide range of institutions including the Danish Ministry of Finance, the Danish Economic Council and various Policy Committees.

Martin’s past experience also includes being a Specialist Advisor for the House of Lords, European Union Committee, and teaching positions at the University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business School, and Birkbeck College London. Martin has an MSc in Corporate and International Finance from Durham University and a MA in Economics and Public Administration from Roskilde University. His general research interests include dynamic CGE models, DSGE modelling, applied macroeconomics, and international macroeconomics.