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
August 29 - PhD Course with Janet M. Currie & W. Bentley Macleod New Frontiers in Human Capital
September 6 - Applied Micro Seminar: Krzysztof Karbownik (Northwestern University)
September 9 - Workshop Workshop on Natural Resources and Governance
September 13 - Applied Micro Seminar: Jan Stuhler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Underestimating financial inequality
There are major financial benefits to living together with a partner, however these benefits are not equally distributed. Men derive the greatest benefit. Women consume much less.
From the reading room to career trouble
This spring more than 57 000 new graduates will make their way from higher education to a labour market with the highest unemployment figures for a decade. This cohort's opportunities to join the correct career path are...
Final Round of the Centre of Excellence Process
Inequality in childhood manifests itself strongly in adulthood. Why is this the case, and is this fine with us? This is some of what a group of NHH researchers intend to study. They are now in the final round of the Centre...
Linda Nøstbakken new Professor
Linda Nøstbakken is NHH’s new Professor. She has just been promoted to full Professor in resource economics.
|"Quota enforcement and capital investment in natural resource industries"||
Marine Resource Economics, 31 (3) 2016, 339-354
|"Explaining the gender wage gap: estimates from a dynamic model of job changes and hours changes"||
Quantitative Economics, 7 (2016), 411-447