I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Department of Finance at Copenhagen Business School and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich.
I am a research fellow at the Danish Finance Institute and affiliated with the Pension Research Centre (PeRCent) at Copenhagen Business School.
I am also a member of the Icelandic Fiscal Policy Council, in charge of evaluating the government’s fiscal policy.
My research focuses on household finance, personal finance, behavioral finance, and labor economics.
NBER working paper: The Retirement-Consumption Puzzle: New Evidence from Personal Finances
NBER working paper: FinTech Adoption Across Generations: Financial Fitness in the Information Age
NBER working paper: The Ostrich in Us: Selective Attention to Financial Accounts, Income, Spending, and Liquidity
Research grant from The Danish Council of Independent Research: Arna Olafsson receives grant to study fintech and financial fitness