André Kallåk Anundsen

Deputy Head of Housing Lab

Contact information:

Tel.+47 97 15 90 34
Email: andre-kallak.anundsen[at]

Research interests:

Housing economics, macro economics, financial stability, applied economics

Personal webpage:

André is Deputy Head of Housing Lab. Before joining Housing Lab, he worked as a Senior Researcher at Norges Bank. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Oslo in 2014.

His research agenda concentrates on micro and macro aspects of the housing housing market, the interaction between housing and credit markets and methods for detecting imbalances in the housing market.

Recent publications

Testing the empirical relevance of the `saving for a rainy day’ hypothesis in US metro areas (with Ragnar Nymoen).
Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics,  2019, 81(6), pp. 1318-1335. .

Residential investment and recession predictability (with Knut Are Aastveit and Eyo Herstad). International Journal of Forecasting, 2019, 35(4), pp. 1790-1799. .

Detecting imbalances in house prices: What goes up must come Down?
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2019, 121(4), pp. 1587–1619.

Testing for micro efficiency in the housing market (with Erling R. Larsen).
International Economic Review 2018, 59 (4), pp. 2133-2162.

Working papers

Price-setting and incentives in the housing market? (with Erling Røed Larsen and Dag Einar Sommervold). Working Paper, 2020-1, Housing Lab.

Asymmetric effects of monetary policy in regional housing markets (with Knut Are Aastveit). Working Paper, 2017-25, Norges Bank. R&R at American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.

Time-varying supply elasticities and US housing cycles. (with Knut Are Aastveit and Bruno Albuquerque). Staff Working Paper No. 844, 2020, Bank of England. Submitted.

Location, Location, Location! – A quality-adjusted rental price index for the Oslo office market (with Marius Hagen). Working Paper, 2020-2, Norges Bank. Submitted.

Work in progress

How did the housing market participants respond to Covid-19 and
the lock-down? Evidence from day-by-day sales and minute-by-minute bids (with Bjørnar K. Kivedal, Erling Røed Larsen and Leif Anders Thorsrud).

Match Quality and House Price Dispersion: Evidence from
Norwegian Housing Auctions (with Arne Lyshol, Plamen Nenov and Erling Røed Larsen).

The Importance of Optimism: How do Housing Experiences impact Housing Choices? (with Knut Are Aastveit and Patrick Moran).

Speculative bubbles in regional housing markets.(with Bjørnar Karlsen Kivedal and Erling Røed Larsen).

The most wonderful time of the year? Thin markets,
house price seasonality, and the December discount (with Erling Røed Larsen)