Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås

Senior Associate

Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås is a Senior Associate with CEP. She also holds a position as visiting professor at Örebro University in Sweden and research professor at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) in Norway. Prior to that she was leading the OECD’s work on services trade policy analysis, developing the Services Trade Restrictiveness Indices and database and related analytical activities (2005-2019). She also spent two years at the research department at the WTO (2002-2004).

Before joining international organizations, Hildegunn conducted research, teaching, policy analysis, and policy advice at Norwegian and South African universities and research institutes. She spent one year as a visiting scholar at Stanford University, USA. She also led a long-term project providing technical assistance on macroeconomic modelling and policy analysis to the Tanzanian government.

Hildegunn holds a PhD in economics from the University of Bergen, Norway. Her research interest lies at the interface between digital technology, services trade, and jobs in the services sectors; areas where she has published extensively.