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Finn Erling Kydland
Finn E Kydland 2015.jpg
Kydland in 2015
Born (1943-12-01) 1 December 1943 (age 77)
School or
New classical economics
Alma materNorwegian School of Economics (BSc)
Carnegie Mellon University (PhD)
InfluencesRobert S. Kaplan
ContributionsReal Business Cycle Theory
Time consistency in economic policy
Information at IDEAS / RePEc
This person won a Nobel Prize
Finn Erling Kydland (born 1 December 1943) is a Norwegian economist. He is known for his contributions to business cycle theory.[1] He is the Henley Professor of Economics[2] at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Kydland was a co-recipient of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Economics,[3] with Edward C. Prescott, "for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles."[4]