Department of Business and Management Science

Department of Business and Management Science

Research at the Department aims to understand and improve management practice using analytical methods.

We study decision making, governance and efficiency in organisations from a managerial perspective, as well as from the perspective of institutions and investors. Faculty members have backgrounds from economics, finance, operations research, mathematics and statistics, and have a firm focus on publishing research in high quality international journals.

The objective of the department is to benefit the business community and society at large through excellence in research, teaching and contributions to the public debate. Faculty members often appear in the media, they are heavily involved in contract research at the SNF Centre for Applied Research at NHH and they contribute to management training through NHH Executive.

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Recent Publications

Authors Title Publication

Aase, Knut K.

Elements of Economics of Uncertainty and Time with Recursive Utility

In Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online, John Wiley & Sons, 2021, Online 17.05.2021

Mannseth, Janne
Berentsen, Geir Drage
Skaug, Hans Julius
Lie, Rolv T.
Moster, Dag

Variation in use of Caesarean section in Norway: An application of spatio-temporal Gaussian random fields

Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, Online 03.05.2021

Gordon, Daniel Vernon
Grafton, R. Quentin
Steinshamn, Stein Ivar

Cross-country effects and policy responses to COVID-19 in 2020: The Nordic countries

Economic Analysis and Policy, Online 30.04.2021

Rezaeinia, Nahid
Goez, Julio C.
Guajardo, Mario

Efficiency and fairness criteria in the assignment of students to projects

Annals of Operations Research, Online 24.04.2021

Arve, Malin
Chiappinelli, Olga

The Role of Budget Constraints in Sequential Elimination Tournaments

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Online 17.04.2021

Mohanty, Sunil K.
Ådland, Roar Os
Westgaard, Sjur
Frydenberg, Stein
Lillienskiold, Hilde
Kristensen, Cecilie

Modelling Stock Returns and Risk Management in the Shipping Industry

Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 2021, 14(4), 171, Online 09.04.2021

Kvamsdal, Sturla F.
Belik, Ivan
Hopland, Arnt Ove
Li, Yuanhao

A Machine Learning Analysis of the Recent Environmental and Resource Economics Literature

Environmental and Resource Economics, Online 01.04.2021

Pelzl, Paul
Poelhekke, Steven

Good mine, bad mine: Natural resource heterogeneity and Dutch disease in Indonesia

Journal of International Economics, 2021, 103457, Online 13.03.2021

Otneim, Håkon
Tjøstheim, Dag

The locally Gaussian partial correlation

Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, Online 09.02.2021

Recent Chronicles and debates

Authors Title Publication

Gordon, Daniel Vernon
Grafton, R. Quentin
Steinshamn, Stein Ivar

Rett å stenge ned flytrafikken

Bergens Tidende 22.05.2021

Hopland, Arnt Ove

Kunnskaps­resistens eller sakleg kritikk?

Khrono 17.05.2021

Eskeland, Gunnar S.

Planetmesterskap i grønne løsninger

Dagens Næringsliv 06.05.2021

Foros, Øystein
Hjelmeng, Erling J.

«It’s hope in a hanging snore» – men ikke i Superligaen

Verdens Gang 20.04.2021

Eskeland, Gunnar S.

Vi må ta utmarka i bruk igjen – til klimaets beste

Dagens Næringsliv 29.03.2021