Department of Economics
How are economic decisions made, and what are the consequences of these decisions?
By addressing these questions the Department of economics aims to understand major global challenges such as climate change, economic instability and growth, economic development and national and global welfare and inequality.
The Department is built around a number of internationally renowned research groups in a wide range of fields, providing high quality research and teaching in economics.
The faculty members constitute an enthusiastic group of women and men who delivers important contributions, both to the international research community, the government, and the public debate.
Events at the Department
- Applied Micro Seminar: Susanne Syrén Effects of Class size on Classroom Behavioral Climate
- Economics Lunch seminar: Erling Risa PhD-presentation
- Economics Lunch seminar: Felix Morency-Lavoie PhD-presentation
- tba LEMO seminar: Heiner Schumacher
- Economics Lunch Seminar: Ingvild L. Skarpeid PhD presentation
Seminar with Floris Zoutman (NHH)
CELE invites you to an Applied Micro Lunch Seminar with Floris Zoutman (NHH) on Tuesday, January 17. Floris presents a paper entitled “How to Use One Instrument to Identify Two Elasticities".
Accept growing inequalities
The differences between people in the USA have never been greater. Over the past decades, the richest have become even richer. A new study shows that Americans accept these inequalities to a much greater degree than...
Essays in Empirical Economics
On 20 January 2017 Ole-Petter Moe Hansen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Twice in prestigious journal
Assistant Professor Thomas de Haan at The Choice Lab has succeeded in getting two papers accepted by The Economic Journal. Both papers are forthcoming in the prestigious journal.
Kurt R. Brekke, Rosella Levaggi, Luigi Siciliani, Odd Rune Straume:
"Patient Mobility and Health Care Quality when Regions and Patients Differ in Income"
Journal of Health Economics, 50 (2016) 372-387.
"Reference pricing with endogenous generic entry"
Journal of Health Economics, 50 (2016) 312--329