Kim Abildgren


Chief Adviser
Economics and Monetary Policy

Field of Interest: Monetary Economics, Financial Stability, Economic History
kpa@nationalbanken.dk 

Full Academic CV

Professional Experience

Chief Advisor, Economics and Monetary Policy Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 2016-
Head of Division, Economics Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 2010-2016
Head of Division, Financial Markets Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 2009-2010
Head of Division, Economics Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 2008-2009
Assistant Head of Division, Economics Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 2002-2007
Assistant Head of Division, Financial Markets Department, 1999-2002
Assistant Head of Division, Statistics Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 1998-1999
Advisor, Statistics Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 1997-1998
Economist, Statistics Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 1996
Economist, Foreign Area - Investment Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 1995
Consultant, Danish Chamber of Commerce, 1995
Economist, Monetary Policy Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 1994-1995
Economist, Economics and Statistics Department, Danmarks Nationalbank, 1992-1994
Economist, National Accounts Division, Statistics Denmark, 1992
Research fellow, University of Copenhagen, Institute of Economics, 1991

Education

Ph.D. Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2010
M.Sc. Economics, University of Copenhagen, 1991

Refereed Publications

'Mining archival genealogy databases to gain new insights into broader historical issues', Digital Library Perspectives, Vol. 35(3/4), 2019, pp. 259-270.

'Household-level Deflation Inequality in Denmark during the Great Depression', Research in Economic History, Vol. 35, 2019, pp. 1-24.

'Banking regulation - burden or blessing?', Journal of Financial Economic Policy, Vol. 11(4), 2019, pp. 548-562.

'The short-term Danish interbank market before, during and after the financial crisis' with Nicolaj Albrechtsen, Mark Strøm Kristoffersen, Søren Truels Nielsen and Rasmus Tommerup, Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures, Vol. 7(1), 2018, pp. 29-45.

'Household leverage and consumption during the Great Depression', Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, Vol. 26(2), 2018, pp. 287-299.

'Overoptimism and house price bubbles' with Niels Lynggård Hansen and Andreas Kuchler, Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 56, 2018, pp. 1-14.

'175 Years of Financial Risks and Returns in Central Banking: Danmarks Nationalbank, 1839 - 2014', Financial History Review, Vol. 24(3), 2017, pp. 307-329

'Trends in real wages in Denmark since the Late Middle Ages', Historical Methods, Vol. 50(2), 2017, pp. 67-78.
 
'Determinants of banks' capital structure in the Pre-Regulation Era', European Review of Economic History, Vol. 21(1), 2017, pp. 64-82.

'The National Wealth of Denmark 1845-2013 in a European Perspective', Danish Journal of Economics, Vol. 154(1), 2016, pp. 1-19.
 
'A century of macro-financial linkages', Journal of Financial Economic Policy, vol. 8(4), 2016, pp. 458-471.

'Household micro-data, regulation and financial stability: The case of Denmark in the 1950s', Studies in Economics and Finance, Vol. 33(2), 2016, pp. 320-335.
 
'Far out in the tails – The historical distributions of macro-financial risk factors in Denmark', Danish Journal of Economics, Vol. 152(1), 2014, pp. 1-31.

'Tail events in the FX markets since 1740', Journal of Risk Finance, Vol. 15(3), 2014, pp. 294-311.

'Banks' loan rejection rates and the creditworthiness of the banks' corporate customers', with Peter Askjær Drejer and Andreas Kuchler, Danish Journal of Economics, Vol. 151(2), 2013, pp. 207-224.
 
'Financial structures and the real effects of credit-supply shocks in Denmark 1922-2011', European Review of Economic History, Vol. 16(4), 2012, pp. 490-510.
 
'Business Cycles and Shocks to Financial Stability - Empirical evidence from a new set of Danish quarterly national accounts 1948-2010', Scandinavian Economic History Review, Vol. 60(1), 2012, pp. 50-78.

'Consumer Prices in Denmark 1502-2007', Scandinavian Economic History Review, Vol. 58(1), 2010, pp. 2-24.
 
'Credit Dynamics in Denmark since World War II', Danish Journal of Economics, Vol. 147(1), 2009, pp. 89-119.
 
'Monetary Regimes and the Endogeneity of Labour Market Structures – Empirical Evidence from Denmark 1875-2007', European Review of Economic History, Vol. 13(2), 2009, pp. 199-218.
 
'The Great Depression in the 1930s', Økonomi & Politik, Vol. 82(3), 2009, pp. 79-88.

'Short-term impacts on exchange rates from portfolio flows to and from Denmark 1984-2004', Danish Journal of Economics, Vol. 146(2), 2008, pp. 156-177.

'A ‘First Go’ on Financial Accounts for Denmark 1875-2005', Scandinavian Economic History Review, Vol. 56(2), 2008, pp. 103-121.
 
'The Role of Central Banks in Economic Policy', with Jens Thomsen, Økonomi & Politik, Vol. 81(1), 2008, pp. 14-27.
 
'Input-Output Based Measures of Underlying Domestic Inflation: Empirical Evidence from Denmark 1903-2002', Economic Systems Research, Vol. 19(4), 2007, pp. 409-423.

'Estimates of the Danish general government budget balance and the cyclical budget volatility 1875-2005', Danish Journal of Economics, Vol. 144(3), 2006, pp. 287-303.

'Real Effective Exchange Rates and Purchasing-Power-parity Convergence: Empirical Evidence for Denmark, 1875-2002', Scandinavian Economic History Review, Vol. 53(3), 2005, pp. 58-70.

'Interest-Rate Development in Denmark 1875-2003 – A Survey', Danish Journal of Economics, Vol. 143(2), 2005, pp. 153-167.

'Were the Results of Danish Import Allocation in 1934 Optimal for Reducing Unemployment?', with Anders Nørskov, Danish Journal of Economics, Vol. 130(4), 1992, pp. 591-604.

Selected Working Papers
'Revisiting the inflation perception conundrum', with Andreas Kuchler, Danmarks Nationalbank Working Papers, No. 144, November 2019.

'Consistency between household-level consumption data from registers and surveys', with Andreas Kuchler, America Solange Lohmann Rasmussen and Henrik Sejerbo Sørensen, Danmarks Nationalbank Working Papers, No. 131, December 2018.

Selected Danmarks Nationalbank Publications

'Danmarks Nationalbank 1818-2018', Copenhagen: Rosendahls.