Alexander L. P. Willén (32) at the Department of Economics has been promoted to full professor. He completed his Ph.D. only three years ago. `An extremely talented researcher´, Professor and Head of Economics Eirik G. Kristiansen says.
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Sissel Jensen at the Department of Economics has been promoted to full professor at NHH. Ivar Kolstad at the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law and Walter Pohl at the Department of Finance have also been promoted from associate professor to professor this spring.
The changes in the UK’s trading relationship with the EU are likely to have widespread effects, many of which are yet to be understood in full. This column (at voxeu.org) introduces the issue of compliance with rules of origin requirements within free trade agreements. The authors argue that complying with these rules can present firms with additional production costs that would not have been present had the UK remained a part of the EU.
On Monday 26 April 2021 Fehime Ceren Ay will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Chr. Michelsen Institute, the Department of Economics at the University of Bergen, and FAIR would like to welcome you to the 19th NCDE conference, 15 - 16 June 2021.
FAIR is welcoming five researchers to the team this year.
On Friday 19 March 2021 Stefan Meissner will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
At FAIR we celebrate International Women’s Day, by promoting our focus on gender equality in academia.
FAIR researcher, Sara Abrahamsson to the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
Our Assistant Professor, Henning Hermes, was appointed as a new Research Affiliate at CEPR.
FAIR welcomes our new Head of Administration, Maja Dame.
Kjetil Bjorvatn has released a new textbook in microeconomics.
FAIR researchers presenting at the Annual Meeting for the American Economic Association.
FAIR is involved in three projects that have received funding from the Research Council of Norway.
This month VoxDevLit was launched and its first piece is Lit on Training Entrepreneurs, with Kjetil Bjorvatn amongst the co-editors.
FAIR søker studentassistent som kan bistå administrasjonen med rapporteringer og administrasjonsoppgaver.
Generous government-mandated parental leave is generally viewed as an effective policy to support women’s careers around childbirth. But does it help women to reach top positions in the upper pay echelon of their firms?
NHH has the following vacant positions at the Department of Economics.
NHH is pleased to announce vacancies in the PhD specialisation in Economics.
FAIR is pleased to announce vacancies in the Ph.D. specialization in Economics.
3SAT will be broadcasting a documentary on social justice on 5th November, 20:15.
The workshop: "Fairness and the moral mind" will be on Zoom on Wednesday, November 4.
NHH Norwegian School of Economics and University of Bergen are organizing the 48th Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics.
The workshop: "Fairness and the moral mind" is open for submissions.
FAIR researcher Katrine Vellesen Løken will participate in the KÅKÅnomics festival in Stavanger this week.
FAIR Professor to the EEA Executive Committee
This fall FAIR introduces an online session series. Here you will find an overview of our planned online events for the fall semester 2020.
Together with the Macroeconomics, Risk and Sustainability group, FAIR received a 1.5 million from the Research Council of Norway (ISPSAM program)
FAIR researchers Alexander W. Cappelen, Ranveig Falch, and Bertil Tungodden have written a chapter titled “Fair and Unfair Income Inequality” for the Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics (2020).
Associate Professor Alexander L.P. Willén has studied the effects of a scheme whereby students are given a free gym membership if they visit the gym 50 times per semester.
The Norwegian School of Economics will receive NOK four million from the Research Council of Norway to conduct research on how COVID-19 affects companies’ knowledge competence and their new digital everyday life.
Alexander W. Cappelen and Aksel Mjøs are among the members of the reference groups for the EU's new research and innovation programme Horizon Europe.
The new project, Women's Leadership in Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) has received funding for three years.
FAIR is hiring 2-3 students as research assistants to several research projects
Associate professor Torfinn Harding at the Department of economics evaluates Norwegian COVID-19 measures and some of their consequences.
Postdoctoral fellow Ranveig Falch at FAIR says that happiness has dropped in Norway and in the U.S. during the COVID-19 crisis.
Professor Ola H. Grytten explains what makes the coronavirus crisis unique, and compares it to other crisis.
Research conducted at NHH shows that there is a critical point at which a neighbourhood develops towards complete segregation.
On Friday 5 June 2020 Sandra Kristine Halvorsen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Due to the collapse in the price of oil, oil-exporting economies are experiencing a huge loss of foreign revenues. This may create a window of opportunity to transition away from resource dependence.
On Monday 11 May 2020 Ole-Andreas Næss will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Friday 17 April 2020 Timothy Wyndham will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Loans are no use when customers disappear, writes NHH Professor Victor D Norman.
New guarantees are needed to enable us to carry the financial costs of the pandemic together, write Bertil Tungodden and Alexander W Cappelen.
Childcare, paid parental leave, and keeping women working.
‘We can expect increased instability in the Norwegian economy going forward. Norway is affected by global uncertainty, and we are now seeing the Corona virus causing increased uncertainty in the markets,’ says Gernot Doppelhofer, Professor at NHH.
Businesses fight to attract candidates from NHH. A record-high 99 per cent of those who left NHH with a master’s degree in spring 2019 have found relevant work, shows NHH’s labour market survey.
On Wednesday December 4 Erling Risa will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
What causes inequality? Do people have the same understanding of economic fairness? FAIR at NHH is presenting groundbreaking research at the Gallup World Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on 5 November.
NHH have the following vacant positions at the Department of Economics.
On Monday 30 September 2019 Xiaogeng Xu will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Tuesday 24. September 2019 Ranveig Falch will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Professor Emeritus Agnar Sandmo passed away on Friday evening. “He will be sorely missed,” says NHH Rector Øystein Thøgersen.
Women with a twin brother drop out of upper secondary and higher education more often than those with a twin sister, a new study shows. ‘Parents need to be aware of these consequences,’ says NHH Professor.
Harvard Professor Alberto Alesina is this year’s guest lecturer at NHH’s Sandmo Lecture on Public Policy.
On Wednesday 12 June 2019 Ingar Kyrkjebø Haaland will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
‘The transaction provides more capital, but reduces Norwegian control’, says Professor of Economics Ola H. Grytten at The Norwegian School of Economics
The Center for Business Economics at NHH and SNF invited to a seminar on the Norwegian mobile market on May 8 at NHH’s campus in Oslo.
Erna Solberg want workers to constantly update their skills in order to meet the labour market's need of expertise in the future. NHH believes ‘shopping for courses’ can be the solution.
Aline Bütikofer at The Department of Economics and FAIR has been appointed full Professor at NHH.
Victoria Somdalen's engagement in the student association led to two international internships in the OECD and Innovation Norway. ‘NHH opens many doors both in Norway and abroad,’ she says.
With a job in finance in Denmark, Aleksandra Maria Kjemhus is going for an international career. The proportion of NHH graduates working abroad has increased by over 30 per cent in just two years.
In their new research collection, «The Economics of Fairness», Alexander W. Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden present forty key contributions on fairness.
98.8 per cent of former NHH students have found relevant jobs. The majority are hired before completing their degree, a new candidate survey finds.
Can nudging become the solution to the greatest challenges of our time such as economic inequality and climate change?
The article "An Anatomy of Cartel Contracts" by Ari Hyytinen, Frode Steen and Otto Toivanen has been accepted for publication by the Economic Journal.
Harvard Professor Alberto Alesina is next year’s guest lecturer at NHH’s Sandmo Lecture on Public Policy.
New working paper from Anna Aizer, Paul J. Devereux and Kjell G. Salvanes, titled "Grandparents, Moms, or Dads? Why Children of Teen Mothers Do Worse in Life"
The economic trend in Europe must be reversed. EU countries must introduce reforms that yield a high return in the long term. The politicians, however, are too focused on short-term solutions.
On Monday 26 November 2018 Charlotte Ringdal will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
‘Based on our findings, I cannot see that local communities that say yes to the building of wind farms have much to gain,’ says Professor Øivind Anti Nilsen.
Assistant Professor Chang-Koo Chi´s paper «All-pay Auctions with Affiliated Binary Signals» is accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Theory.
On Friday 2 November 2018 Oddmund Berg will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
The Center for Business Economics at NHH invited researchers, policymakers and the actors in the grocery sector to a workshop that took place at NHH on September 26.
Einstein Foundation has agreed to a funding proposal by Georg Weizsäcker to grant one of its prestiguous Einstein Visiting Fellowships to Bertil Tungodden.
Astrid Kunze has received the excellence in Reviewing Certificate from Labour Economics.
New working paper by Michael Lovenheim (Cornell University) and Alexander Willén: "The Long-run Effects of Teacher Collective Bargaining".
This autumn 21 new PhD research scholars have enrolled at NHH, eager to embark on the three or four year journey that lies ahead of them.
New published paper in Management Science by Alexander W. Cappelen, Roland Iwan Luttens, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden: "Fairness in Bankruptcies: An Experimental Study".
New published paper in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization by Mathias Ekström: "Seasonal altruism: How Christmas shapes unsolicited charitable giving".
NHH and the research foundation ESRF have jointly conducted a multi-year study on «Girls’ Economic Empowerment: Evidence from Tanzania».
FAIR research centres, CELE and The Choice Lab, have both received top grades from The Research Council of Norway after a country wide evaluation of Social Science research in Norway.
New paper in Economics Letters: "Ambiguity attitudes in the loss domain: Decisions for self versus others", from Yilong Xu, Xiaogeng Xu and Steven Tucker.
Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 June 2018 the FAIR Inaugural Conference officially opens FAIR and is the first gathering of all the members, collaborators and partners. John List, James Heckman and Marianne Bertrand will speak and there is a policy session on Poverty and Inequality.
We are happy to invite you to a PhD course with Chad Syverson from the University of Chicago
On Monday 25 June 2018 Serhat Ugurlu will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
FAIR, Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality, is looking for a project coordinator for the Childhood Gap project, a key project at FAIR. You will plan and run pilots, surveys and experiments and be a part of the FAIR administration. Deadline: 24 June.
New working paper "Cooperation Creates Special Moral Obligations" from Alexander Cappelen, Varun Gauri, Bertil Tungodden.
New working paper "Fairness in Winner-Take-All Markets" from Björn Bartling, Alexander W. Cappelen, Mathias Ekström, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden.
Professor Ingvild Almås has been appointed chair of the second Welfare, Working Life and Migration (VAM) programme of The Research Council of Norway.
New working paper "The (un)compromise effect" from Mathias Ekström.
On Friday 15 June 2018 Luca Picariello will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Researchers at NHH are singing the praise of fresh doctoral student Charlotte B Evensen (27). Thanks to persistent persuasion by a professor, she applied for a PhD position, and got it.
New paper “The Role of Parenthood on the Gender Gap among Top Earners” from Aline Bütikofer, Sissel Jensen and Kjell G. Salvanes published in European Economic Review.
On Tuesday 5 June 2018 Ingrid Hoem Sjursen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Monday 4 June 2018 Øivind Schøyen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Professor Bertil Tungodden has been awarded Europe’s most sought-after research funding, the ERC Advanced Grant. Only one other Norwegian researcher was awarded the grant.
New working paper "The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Maternal Health" from Aline Bütikofer, Julie Riise and Meghan Skira.
New published paper in Journal of Labor Economics: "Job loss and regional mobility" by Kristiina Huttunen (Aalto University School of Economics and IZA), Jarle Møen (NHH) and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes.
Media in the whole world can now compete to sell ads previously reserved for local newspapers, affecting price, content and diversity, write Simon P. Anderson, Øystein Foros and Hans Jarle Kind.