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

Nordic house price bubbles? Working Paper, 2020-4, Housing Lab. Forthcoming in Nordic Economic Policy Review.

Behavioral changes and policy effects during Covid-19: Evidence from day-by-day sales and bid-by-bid auction logs in the housing market (with Bjørnar K. Kivedal, Erling Røed Larsen and Leif Anders Thorsrud). Working Paper, 2020-3, Housing Lab

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.

Changing supply elasticities and regional housing booms (with Knut Are Aastveit and Bruno Albuquerque). Staff Working Paper No. 844, 2020, Bank of England. R&R at Journal of Money, Credit and Banking

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

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).

How big is your bubble? The impact of land restrictions on the formation and duration of house price bubbles. (with Knut Are Aastveit, Bjørnar Karlsen Kivedal and Erling Røed Larsen).