Frøystein Gjesdal Lecture 2016

Professor Robert Butler Wilson, Jr. is an American economist and Professor of Management at Stanford University. He is known for his contributions to management science and business economics.

Robert Wilson will receive The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Economics, Finance and Management this year for "pioneering contributions to the analysis of strategic interactions when economic agents have limited and different information about their environment".

In the view of the jury, "his research on auctions, electricity pricing, reputation and dynamic interactions under such informational circumstances was groundbreaking and pervades economic analysis to this day".

Robert Wilson has been an honorary doctor at NHH since 1986.

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The Frøystein Gjesdal Lecture on Accounting Research

In connection with Professor Frøystein Gjesdal's 60th birthday in 2010, NHH established an annual lecture in Professor Gjesdal's name to mark his long contribution to accounting Research. Frøystein Gjesdal has been Rector at NHH since 2013.