Per Wijkman

Former Director of Economic Affairs at EFTA Secretariat, Adjunct Professor of International Economic Policy at University of Gothenburg

Per Magnus Wijkman was Head of the Research Secretariat at the National Board of Trade, Stockholm, between 1982 and 1988 and Director of Economic Affairs, EFTA Secretariat, Geneva, between 1988 and 1994. Thereafter he was Chief economist at the Federation of Swedish Industries, Stockholm, and Adjunct Professor of International Economic Policy at the School of Economics and Commercial Law at the University of Guteborg, Gothenburg. Retired since 2001, he occasionally acts as an independent Consultant in trade policy matters. He received a B.A. from Princeton University and a Ph. Lic. in economics from the University of Stockholm, where he taught at the Department of Economics and conducted research at the Institute for International Economic Studies.