Benedikt Jóhannesson holds a Ph.D. in Statistics and Mathematics from the Florida State University. He is born in Reykjavík. Since 1983 he has been running a consulting company Talnakönnun (Data Analysis) and since 2000 the publishing company Heimur. He has been board member of various Icelandic companies, including some of Iceland's largest companies. Benedikt has published a collection of short stories. He is the editor of a weekly newsletter on Icelandic business and economics.
Icelanders seem to be regaining their happiness. In a report just published Iceland came in second in the world, behind Switzerland but closely followed by our Scandinavian neighbors.
Elisabetta has offered all Iceland Review’s readers and friends a special deal on her soon to be published book Elements.
In the printed version of Iceland Review (02-15) a serious error was made in Eiríkur Bergmann Einarsson’s article 'Locking up the Banksters.'
According to the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police there was no truth to the story of a tourist being mugged in central Reykjavík yesterday.
The northern lights forecast for West Iceland, especially around Reykjavík, tonight is great, grade 9 (the highest level), with clear skies.
More than eight thousand people protested against the government's decision to write a letter to the European Union withdrawing Iceland as an applicant country for membership to the EU. The coalition government of the Independence Party and the Progressive Party decided to bypass Alþingi,...