Jacob Funk Kirkegaard

Senior Fellow

Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, senior fellow, has been associated with the Institute since 2002. Before joining the Institute, he worked with the Danish Ministry of Defense, the United Nations in Iraq, and in the private financial sector. He is a graduate of the Danish Army's Special School of Intelligence and Linguistics with the rank of first lieutenant; the University of Aarhus in Aarhus, Denmark; the Columbia University in New York; and received his PhD from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies. He is coeditor of Transatlantic Economic Challenges in an Era of Growing Multipolarity (2012), author of The Accelerating Decline in America's High-Skilled Workforce: Implications for Immigration Policy (2007), coauthor of US Pension Reform: Lessons from Other Countries (2009) and Transforming the European Economy (2004), and assisted with Accelerating the Globalization of America: The Role for Information Technology (2006). His current research focuses on European economies and reform, immigration, foreign direct investment trends and estimations, pension systems, demographics, offshoring, and the impact of information technology.

Recent Content

Upcoming Streaming Event

Jonathan Portes (King's College London), Simeon Djankov (PIIE), Jacob Funk Kirkegaard (PIIE), and Nicolas Véron (PIIE) 

March 23, 2017
RealTime Economic Issues Watch
March 21, 2017
RealTime Economic Issues Watch
March 13, 2017
Peterson Perspectives
Featuring

Jacob Funk Kirkegaard (PIIE)

March 10, 2017
RealTime Economic Issues Watch
January 18, 2017