Lars E.O. Svensson is Professor of Economics at Princeton University since the fall of 2001. He has been Professor of International Economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, since 1984.He has published extensively in scholarly journals on monetary economics and monetary policy, exchange-rate theory and policy, and general international macroeconomics.He has lectured and visited at universities, central banks and international organizations in many countries.
He is a member of the Prize Committee for the Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, a member of Academia Europae, a foreign member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the Econometric Society, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London.
He is active as advisor to Sveriges Riksbank (the central bank of Sweden) and a member of the Economic Advisory Panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He regularly consults for international, U.S. and Swedish agencies and organizations. In 2000-2001 he undertook a review of monetary policy in New Zealand, commissioned by the New Zealand government. Recently he has chaired a committee reviewing monetary policy in Norway.