Jørgen Elmeskov is Deputy Chief Economist and Director of the Policy Studies Branch of the OECD Economics Department.
He has worked in the OECD since 1986 in various capacities, being associated, inter alia, with the OECD Jobs Strategy, the OECD Growth Project and the Organisation’s work on climate change and on globalisation. He also chaired the editorial board of OECD Economic Studies.
He was a Member of the Danish Government’s Welfare Commission, whose proposals triggered recent retirement reforms. He is currently a Member of the Danish government’s Climate Commission.
Mr. Elmeskov is of Danish nationality and has a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.