Best Master's Thesis Award in Economics

Best Master's Thesis Award in Economics

Each year, the Department of Economics launches a competition for the best master’s thesis within the field of economics.

A committee consisting of three internal members is appointed to evaluate the submitted theses. The winners will be awarded a price amounting to NOK 15 000,-, and will also be invited to present their work at the department during the next semester.

Please submit your thesis (electronic pdf) within xxxx 2019 at the latest to Mai-Linn.Spigseth@nhh.no

Previous Winners:
 



2018

Jonas Slaathaug Hansen and Tormod Fauske

"Newspapers’ Political Differentiation. A multi-homing approach"
Supervisor: Hans Jarle Kind

Ragnhild Grønn Johannessen and Frida L. Skarstein

"Proximity in Bank-Borrower Relationships"
Supervisor: Øivind Anti Nilsen
2017

Charlotte B. EVENSEN and VISAHAN KONESWARAN 

«Analysis of Local Electric Vehicle Incentives in the Norwegian Car Market. A Multi-homing Approach»
Supervisors: Hans Jarle Kind and Morten Sæthre
2016

ELLEN BALKE HVEEM AND LOTTE LEMING ROGNSÅS

«An Empirical Analysis of Health Effects from Electrification: Evidence from Norway 1900-1921»
Supervisor: Associate professor Aline Bütikofer

Watch a video interview with the 2016 winners (in Norwegian)

2015

INGELIN ORTEN AND ERIK SOLLI

 "Konsekvenser av innvandring for lønninger i det norske arbeidsmarkedet"
Veileder: Professor Erik Ø. Sørensen
2014

JOAKIM BRATLIE

"Price adjustment in Norway. -An analysis of micro PPI data"
Supervisor: Professor Øivind Anti Nilsen
2013

INGRID MYRSET HATLEBAKK AND INGEBJØRG MIDTBØ MYKING

"Skatteamnestiordningen -En empirisk analyse av hvordan medieoppslag påvirker innrapporteringen av skjulte inntekter og formuer til Skatteetaten"
Veileder: Professor Fred Schroyen
2012

HÅKON SÆBERG

"Multi-purchasing in the linear city"
Supervisor: Professor Hans Jarle Kind
2011

JESPER MEYER HATLETVEIT AND OLE-JAKOB SMØRDAL LILLESTØL

"Mergers in Two-Sides Media Markets: Pricing- and Welfare Implications"
Supervisor: Professor Hans Jarle Kind
2010

ANDERS GRØN KJELSRUD

"Cost of living differences and poverty reductions. New evidence base don micro data"
Supervisor: Postdoktor Ingvild Almås
2009

LARS SKAGE ENGEBRETSEN AND JON FREDRIK L. VASSENGEN

"En empirisk analyse av springbretteffekter i det norske arbeidsmarkedet"
VeilederProfessor Kjell G. Salvanes
2008

MARIUS ANDERSEN AND CHRISTIAN FRENGSTAD BJERKNES

"The Predictive Power of the Term Structure in Norway"
SupervisorProfessor Jan Tore Klovland
2007

RUNAR AKSNES AND VIBEKE HORN BAKKEN

”Publisering av rentebane. En analyse av rentebanens bidrag i pengepolitikken”
Supervisor: Professor Øystein Thøgersen
best master thesis award price 15 000 nok
Ingelin Orten and Morten Solli
Ingelin Orten and Morten Solli Photo: Astri Kamsvåg