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

Guo, Zhaoxia
Wallace, Stein W.
Kaut, Michal

Vehicle Routing with Space- and Time-Correlated Stochastic Travel Times: Evaluating the Objective Function

INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2019, Online 27.06.2019

Hopland, Arnt Ove
Kvamsdal, Sturla F.
Sandal, Leif K.

An analysis of maintenance schedules for public facilities

Operations Research and Decisions, 2019, 29(1), 17-35

Li, Yushu
Andersson, Jonas

A Likelihood Ratio and Markov Chain Based Method to Evaluate Density Forecasting

Journal of Forecasting, Online 17.05.2019

Aase, Knut K.

On a Theory that Supports Stable Pensions

In Risk and Stochastics - Ragnar Norberg, World Scientific, 2019, 69-97

Ådland, Roar Os
Thomassen, Kristoffer
Østensen, Erland

Environmental management in shipping: Theory and practice of energy-efficient ship operation

In The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Management, Taylor & Francis, 2019, 80-97, Online 30.04.2019

Anderson, Simon P.
Foros, Øystein
Kind, Hans Jarle

The importance of consumer multihoming (joint purchases) for market performance: Mergers and entry in media markets

Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2019, 28(1), 125-137, Online 09.01.2019

Corcuera, José Manuel
Di Nunno, Giulia

Kyle equilibrium under random price pressure

Decisions in Economics and Finance, Online 01.02.2019

Cea, Sebastian
Duran, Guillermo
Guajardo, Mario
Saure, Denis
Siebert, Joaquín
Zamorano, Gonzalo

An analytics approach to the FIFA ranking procedure and the World Cup final draw

Annals of Operations Research, Online 10.05.2019

Kvaløy, Ola
Olsen, Trond E.

Relational Contracts, Multiple Agents, and Correlated Outputs

Management Science, Online 14.05.2019

Møen, Jarle
Schindler, Dirk
Schjelderup, Guttorm
Bakke, Julia Tropina

International Debt Shifting: The Value-Maximizing Mix of Internal and External Debt

International Journal of the Economics of Business, Online 03.05.2019

Ådland, Roar Os
Cariou, Pierre
Wolff, Francois-Charles

When energy efficiency is secondary: The case of Offshore Support Vessels

Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 2019, 72, 114-126, Online 02.05.2019

Osicka, Ondrej
Guajardo, Mario
Jörnsten, Kurt

Cooperation of customers in traveling salesman problems with profits

Optimization Letters, Online 24.04.2019

Recent Chronicles and debates

Authors Title Publication

Møen, Jarle

Formuesskatten stimuler ikke salg til utlandet

Nettavisen 23.06.2019

Foros, Øystein

Krohn Devold gjentar frekkis

Dagens Næringsliv 03.06.2019

Eskeland, Gunnar S.

Bompengedebatten: Hvis de som skriker får, så blir det mye skrik. Kanskje er det det vi hører

Dagens Næringsliv 27.05.2019

Foros, Øystein
Nguyen-Ones, Mai

Ikke betal for mye når du fyller tanken

Verdens Gang 26.05.2019

Kvaløy, Ola

Farvel profittmaksimering?

Dagens Næringsliv 23.05.2019

Foros, Øystein

En frekkis fra Krohn Devold

Dagens Næringsliv 22.05.2019

Foros, Øystein
Kind, Hans J.

Resett i lære hos Sophie Elise

Dagens Næringsliv 03.05.2019

Hopland, Arnt Ove

Om babyar, badevatn og debatten om akademiske flyreiser

Khrono.no 03.05.2019