Jesper Jespersen is professor of economics at the Department of Society and Globalisation, University of Roskilde, Denmark, where he has been teaching and conducting research since 1996. Previously he taught international economics at the Copenhagen Business School. In 2001/02 and 2004/05 he was awarded a Carlsberg overseas fellowship at Churchill College, Cambridge, carrying out research in Post Keynesian Macroeconomics. He received his Ph.D. from The European University in Florence, September 1979, and was Jean Monnet research fellow 1984/85. He was a visiting scholar at the London School of Economics in 1974 and at the Faculty of Politics and Economics at Cambridge University, 1988/89.