Doctoral Dissertations Department of Economics

Doctoral Dissertations Department of Economics

  • Doctoral dissertations 2015-2019

    Doctoral dissertations 2015-2019

    02.11.2018 Oddmund Berg
    "Empirical essays on the dynamics of consumption and savings"
    Supervisor: Gernot Doppelhofer
    Placement (first position): Statistics Norway (SSB)

    25 06.2018 Serhat Ugurlu
    "Essays in Economic Measurement and Consumer Behavior"
    Supervisor: Ingvild Almås
    Placement (first position): University of Essex

    15.06.2018 Luca Picariello
    "Essays on Talent Discovery and Allocation"
    Supervisor: Eirik Gaard Kristiansen
    Placement (first position): University of Naples Federico II, Naples

    05.06.2018 Ingrid Hoem Sjursen
    "Essays on Behavioral Development Economics"
    Supervisor:  Bertil Tungodden
    Placement (first position): Centre for Applied Research at NHH (SNF)

    04.06.2018 Øivind Schøyen
    "Legitimacy under Dual Moralities"
    Supervisor:  Bertil Tungodden
    Placement (first position): Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo

    16.03.2018 Antonio Dalla Zuanna
    "Essays in Empirical Labor Economics"
    Supervisor:  Kjell G. Salvanes
    Placement (first position): Centre for Applied Research at NHH (SNF)

    31.08.2017 Kristina Maria Persson
    "Essays on behavioural change"
    Supervisor: Erik Ø. Sørensen
    Placement (first position): Oslo Economics

    23.02.2017 Arild Sæther (Dr. Philos defense)
    "Samuel Pufendorf: The Grandfather of Modern Political Economy?"
    Professor Emeritus University of Agder

    20.01.2017 Ole-Petter Moe Hansen
    "Essays in Empirical Economics"
    Supervisor: Gernot Doppelhofer
    Placement (first position): NHH

    09.09.2016 Sebastian Fest
    "Choice and Attitudes towards Inequality"
    Supervisor: Alexander W. Cappelen
    Placement (first position): University of Stavanger

    01.09.2016 Simen Aardal Ulsaker
    "On vertical restraints: Essays in Industrial Organization"
    Supervisor: Lars Sørgard
    Placement (first position): NHH

    09.06.2016 Jan Erik Meidell
    "Occupational structure in England and Wales during the industrial revolution"
    Supervisor:  Liam Brunt
    Placement (first position): SmartSeal, Switzerland

    02.06.2016 Julia Tropina Bakke
    "Essays on Multinational Firms and Profit-shifting"
    Supervisors: Jarle Møen (Principal supervisor) and Ragnhild Balsvik
    Placement (first position): The Norwegian Tax Administration

    25.04.2016 Helge Sandvig Thorsen
    "Essays on production of knowledge capital»
    Supervisor: Kjell G. Salvanes
    Placement (first position): Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

    17.03.2016 Susanna Sten Gahmberg
    "Essays on Human Capital Accumulation"
    Supervisor: Kjell G. Salvanes
    Placement (first position): NHH

    17.12.2015 Grant McDermott
    "Water. Energy. Climate. Essays in Empirical Environmental Economics"
    Supervisor: Øivind Anti Nilsen
    Placement (first position): University of California, Santa Barbara

    25.11.2015 Tunç Durmaz
    Essays in Energy, Environment and Technology
    Supervisor: Fred Schroyen 
    Placement (first position): City University of Hong Kong

    28.09.2015 Darina P. Steskal
    Essays on Urban Wage Premium, Returns to Internal Migration and Migrants' Selection in Norway
    Supervisor: Kjell G. Salvanes
    Placement (first position): Uni Research Rokkan Centre

    25.09.2015 Ágnes Kovács
    Essays on Households' Intertemporal Resource Allocation
    Supervisor: Krisztina Molnár
    Placement (first position): Nuffield College at the University of Oxford

    16.06.2015 Elias Braunfels
    Political Institutions, Economic Institutions, and Economic Growth
    Supervisor: Gernot Doppelhofer
    Placement (first position): NHH

    04.05.2015 Magne K. Asphjell
    Irreversibility, uncertainty and inaction of firms and individuals
    Supervisor: Øivind Anti Nilsen
    Placement (first position): Oslo Economics

    16.01.2015 Morten Sæthre
    On Input Markets and Incentives: Essays in Empirical Industrial Organization
    Supervisor: Lars Sørgard
    Placement (first position): NHH

  • Doctoral Dissertations 2010-2014

    Doctoral Dissertations 2010-2014

    17.12.2014 Lars Christian Bruno
    Essays on technological progress in East Asia
    Supervisor: Stig Tenold
    Placement (first position): BI (Norwegian Business School)

    12.12.2014 Katrine Holm Reiso
    Young unemployed, single mothers and their children
    Supervisor: Øivind Anti Nilsen
    Placement (first position): Norwegian Competition Authority

    10.10.2014 Eirin Mølland
    Teen Fertility and Family Planning
    Supervisor: Kjell G. Salvanes
    Placement (first position): NHH

    27.06.2014 Alief A. Rezza
    Essays on Trade and Environmental Regulations
    Supervisor: Øivind Anti Nilsen
    Placement (first position): Statoil

    24.03.2014 Lukas Laffers
    Essays in Partial Identification
    Supervisor: Gernot Doppelhofer
    Placement (first position): Matej Bel University (Banska Bystrica, Slovakia)

    29.11.2013 Hege Medin
    Sunk export costs: How they influence firms' export decisions and international trade
    Supervisor: Ragnhild Balsvik
    Placement (first position): NUPI

    06.06.2013 Bjørn-Atle Reme
    Essays in strategic interaction
    Supervisor:  Lars Sørgard and Bertil Tungodden
    Placement (first position): Telenor Research

    04.06.2013 Kartika Sari Juniwaty
    Essays in Development Economics
    Supervisor: Kjetil Bjorvatn
    Placement (first position): Statistics Indonesia

    31.05.2013 Trond U. Halvorsen
    Moral motivation in dictator games
    Supervisor: Alexander W. Cappelen
    Placement (first position): Sintef

    03.05.2013 Harald Nygård Bergh
    Four essays on Media and Entertainment Economics
    Supervisor: Hans Jarle Kind
    Placement (first position): Oslo Economics

    19.08.2011 Knut Nygaard
    Essays on investment decisions
    Supervisor: Bertil Tungodden
    Placement (first position): BI (Norwegian School of Management)

    21.06.2011 Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge
    Entrepreneurship in development: Four essays on microfinance and business training
    Supervisor: Kjetil Bjorvatn
    Placement (first position): NHH

    20.06.2011 Sigbjørn Birkeland
    Essays on behavioural game theory.
    Supervisor: Bertil Tungodden
    Placement (first position): Storebrand

    25.03.2011 Georg Fredrik L. Rabl
    Three essays on nonlinearities in monetary policy
    Supervisor: Jan Tore Klovland
    Placement (first position): Nærings- og fiskeridepartementet (Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries)

    22.11.2010 Monica Værholm
    Essays on Norwegian economic and trade policy 1912-1939: the consequence of war and crisis on state and policy.
    Supervisor: Stig Tenold
    Placement (first position): Forsvarets forskningsinstitutt (Norwegian Defence Research)

    18.11.2010 Karl Ove Aarbu
    Empirical essays on risk taking and insurance
    Supervisor: Fred Schroyen
    Placement (first position): Tryg

    01.10.2010 Anna Birgitte Milford
    Cooperatives and competition in local coffee markets: the case of Chiapas, Mexico
    Supervisor: Kjetil Bjorvatn
    Placement (first position): NILF (Norsk Institutt for landbruksøkonomisk forskning)

    21.05.2010 Eva Benedicte Norman
    Essays on agglomerations and economic policy
    Supervisor: Jan I. Haaland
    Placement (first position): SNF (Centre for Applied Research at NHH)

    26.03.2010 Sturla F. Kvamsdal
    Spatial analysis in Fisheries Economics
    Supervisor: Rögnvaldur Hannesson
    Placement (first position): NHH

    05.02.2010 Tor Hugo Hauge
    An empirical analysis of a discriminatory, closed, simultaneous, multi-object auction
    Supervisor:  Rögnvaldur Hannesson
    Placement (first position): 

  • Doctoral Dissertations 2005-2009

    Doctoral Dissertations 2005-2009

    30.10.2009 Jørn Inge Halvorsen
    Essays on economic fluctuations in an open economy
    Supervisor: Øivind Anti Nilsen
    Placement (first position): BI (Norwegian School of Management)

    16.01.2009 Nils-Arne Ekerhovd
    Essays on the Economics of Shared Fishery Resources
    Supervisor: Rögnvaldur Hannesson
    Placement (first position): SNF (Centre for Applied Research at NHH)

    26.06.2008 Ingvild Almås
    Essays on Economic Inequality
    Supervisor: Bertil Tungodden
    Placement (first position): NHH

    13.06.2008 Jan Gaute Sannarnes
    Essays on Common Agency and on Regulation of a Natural Network Monopoly
    Supervisor: Kåre P. Hagen
    Placement (first position): SNF (Centre for Applied Research at NHH)

    25.04.2008 Christian Venneslan
    Industrial development in Norway 1896-1939 - In view of Historical National Accounts
    Supervisor:  Ola H. Grytten
    Placement (first position):

    01.02.2008 Lars Fredrik Øksendal
    Essays in Norwegian Monetary History, 1869-1914
    Supervisor: Ola H. Grytten
    Placement (first position): NHH

    25.01.2008 Kristin Linnerud
    Essays on optimal regulation: information asymmetry, adverse selection and screening
    Supervisor: Rögnvaldur Hannesson
    Placement (first position):

    27.09.2007 Dag Rønningen
    Essays on technological changes and older workers labor force participation, social assistance transfers to individuals, and capital meaurement
    Supervisor: Kjell G. Salvanes
    Placement (first position):

    27.09.2007 Karin Monstad
    Essays on the economics of health and fertility
    Supervisors: Fred Schroyen and Kjell G. Salvanes
    Placement (first position): University of Bergen

    17.08.2007 Astri Drange Hole
    Responsibility and justice: An experimental approach
    Supervisor: Bertil Tungodden
    Placement (first position): Bergen University College

    15.06.2007 Christian Andersen
    Essays on electricity networks and regulation
    Supervisor: Einar Hope
    Placement (first position): SNF (Centre for Applied Research at NHH)

    14.06.2007 Gorm Andreas Grønnevet
    Essays on empirical industrial organization
    Supervisor: Frode Steen
    Placement (first position): Telenor Research

    01.06.2007 Wenche Iren Sterkeby
    Essays on social security: risk sharing, early retirement and redistribution
    Supervisor: Agnar Sandmo
    Placement (first position):

    26.03.2007 Ragnhild Balsvik
    Foreign direct investment and host-country effects
    Supervisor: Jan I. Haaland
    Placement (first position): NHH

    12.03.2007 Arngrim Hunnes
    Essays on wage structure and worker mobility within firms
    Supervisor: Kjell G. Salvanes
    Placement (first position): NHH

    24.11.2006 Odd Helge Fjeldstad
    Tax evasion and fiscal corruption. Essays on compliance and tax administrative practices in East and South Africa
    Supervisor: Karl Rolf Pedersen
    Placement (first position): CMI 

    12.06.2006 Tina Søreide
    Business corruption: incidence, mechanisms, and consequences
    Supervisor: Kjetil Bjorvatn
    Placement (first position): CMI

    13.01.2006 Per Sandberg
    Some economic aspects of relevance for harvest rules for marine fish stocks - A perspective from the Northeast Atlantic
    Supervisor: Rögnvaldur Hannesson
    Placement (first position): Institute of Marine Research

    12.01.2006 Erik Ø. Sørensen
    Essays on the production of Human Capital
    Supervisor: Kjell G. Salvanes
    Placement (first position): University of Mannheim

    08.10.2005 Linda Nøstbakken
    Essays on the economics of fisheries management
    Supervisor: Trond Bjørndal
    Placement (first position): SNF (Centre for Applied Research at NHH)

    29.01.2005 Elisabeth Bjørsvik
    Offentlige tjenester i Norge 1830-1865 innenfor rammen av historiske nasjonalregnskaper
    Supervisor: Ola H. Grytten
    Placement (first position):

  • Doctoral Dissertations 2000-2004

    Doctoral Dissertations 2000-2004

    29.10.2004 Annette Alstadsæter
    Tax effects on educational and organizational choice
    Supervisor: Agnar Sandmo
    Placement (first position): Statistics Norway

    26.08.2004 Jostein Skaar
    Market power and storage in electricity markets
    Supervisor: Einar Hope
    Placement (first position): SNF (Centre for Applied Research at NHH)

    05.03.2004 Anne Wenche Emblem
    Compensation if ill: in cash and in kind. Essays on Health Insurance
    Supervisor: Agnar Sandmo
    Placement (first position): University of Agder

  • Doctoral Dissertations 1994-1999

    Doctoral Dissertations 1994-1999