Jon Danielsson is a Reader in finance at the London School of Economics from 1997 and holds a PhD in economics from Duke University.
His research interests cover systemic risk, financial risk, econometrics, economic theory and financial crisis. He has is also a consultant including past assignments with the IMF and the Bank of Japan.
Jon has written articles and papers published in magazines such as the Financial Times and leading academic journals and books. He has made a number of presentations at financial institutions, public organizations in several countries, international organizations, and universities both in Europe and the US. His media appearances include BBC radio and television news and CNN. He has also studied and commented widely on the economic meltdown in his native Iceland.