Karl Borch Lecture 2010
The Karl Borch Lecture is an annual lecture held by world-class scholars on a current research topic.
The Karl Borch Lecture Series was established in 2002 by the Department, in honor of Borch.
The lecture is on a current research topic and given by distinguished scholars, whose research capture the pioneering spirit of Karl Borch, but not necessarily his fields of research in a narrow sense.
The Karl Borch Lecture is sponsored by the Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration (SNF).
Karl Borch Lecture 2010
The 9th Karl Borch Lecture was given by Professor Christian Gollier, University Toulouse I, on the topic
The economics of long term discounting
The lecture was held at NHH on Friday May 7 2010 (12.15-13.45 in Karl Borch's Aud.).
Please see the press release (in Norwegian) for further details.
Professor Gollier also gave an additional lecture, in the Department's Seminar Series, on Thursday May 6 2010, entitled Ambiguity aversion and applications to asset pricing.
|Karl Borch Lectures 2002-2016|
|Thursday 06.10.2016, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Andrew W. Lo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|Thursday 03.09.2015, 12.15-13.45, Agnar Sandmo's Aud.||
Lasse Heje Pedersen, Copenhagen Business School
|Friday 24.05.2013, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
David M. Kreps, Stanford University
|Thursday 31.05.2012, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Eduardo Schwartz, University of California, Los Angeles
|Tuesday 23.08.2011, 13.10-14.20, Dag Coward's Aud.||
John Y. Campbell, Harvard University
|Friday 07.05.2010, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Christian Gollier, Toulouse 1 Capitole University
|Monday 08.06.2009, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Jacques Drèze, Université catholique de Louvain
|Friday 05.09.2008, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Mark Rubinstein, University of California, Berkeley
|Friday 08.06.2007, 12.15-13.45, Aud. E||
Hayne Leland, University of California, Berkeley
|Friday 12.05.2006, 12.15-13.45, Aud. C||
Stephen A. Ross, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|Friday 23.09.2005, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Michael Brennan, University of California, Los Angeles
|Friday 29.10.2004, 12.15-13.45, Finn E. Kydland's Aud.||
Robert Wilson, Stanford University
|Thursday 15.05.2003, 12.15-13.45, Aud. E||
Oliver Hart, Harvard University
|Friday 03.05.2002, 13.15-14.45, Aud. E||
Bengt Holmström, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Karl H. Borch was a professor at NHH between 1963 and 1986, and is considered one of the founders of economics of uncertainty, counting 150 scientific articles in journals and conference proceedings, and three books.
Christian Gollier is a Professor of Economics at Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse 1 Capitole University.
Alongside Jean Tirole, Professor Gollier created Toulouse School of Economics, one of the best departments of economics worldwide. He subsequently served there as Deputy Director (2007-2009) and then Director (2009-2015).
He has developed in-depth contacts and research partnerships with various industries in France and around the world, in particular with insurance companies, banks and the energy sector.
His current fields of interest extend from Decision Theory under Uncertainty to Environmental Economics through Finance, Investment, Consumption Theory, Insurance Economics and Cost-Benefit Analysis, with a special interest for long term (sustainable) effects.
Professor Gollier has published over 100 articles in top-tier economic journals. He has also published 7 books on risk, including The Economics of Risk and Time, MIT Press, winner of the 2001 Paul A. Samuelson Award.