Arnstein Aassve is an Associate Professor in Demography, the Director of the Bachelor in International Economics, Management and Finance (BIEMF) and also the Vice Director of Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics, which he has held since 2007. He is a research fellow the Central Bureau of Statistics in Norway and at Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) at Essex University. He is also an active member of the Gender and Generations Program (GGP) consortium.
He has worked as a lecturer in Economics at University of Bristol and University of Leicester.
From 2000 to 2002 he was a Research Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, then as a Research Scientist at University of Essex. He has received research grants from The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, The Economic and Social Research Council, European Science Foundation, and is currently holder of an European Research Council Starting Grant (Consequences of Demographic Change).
He has published in a range of scientific journals, including economics, social policy, demography, social medicine, applied statistics and family planning. Research areas: Economic demography, poverty and deprivation, comparative social policy, micro-econometrics, event history modelling, simulations.