Associate Professor Morten Sæthre has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant for his project «Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy: DEEP».
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NHH is pleased to announce vacancies in the PhD specialisation in Economics.
The price of neutrality: ocean freight rates and shipping policy towards the Northern Neutrals during the First World War
The paper titled "The price of neutrality: ocean freight rates and shipping policy towards the Northern Neutrals during the First World War" by Jan Tore Klovland has been published in Scandinavian Economic History Review.
The paper titled "As Wages Increase, Do People Work More or Less? A Wage Frame Effect" by Luxi Shen and Samuel D. Hirshman has been published in Management Science.
The Norwegian School of Economics has the following vacant positions at the Department of Economics.
The paper titled "Insurance Subsidies, the Affordable Care Act, and Financial Stability" by Samuel Dodini has been published in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
The paper titled "How do people trade off resources between quick and slow learners?" by Ranveig Falch has been published in European Economic Review.
The paper titled " Postpartum Job Loss: Transitory Effect on Mothers, Long-run Damage to Children" by Barton Willage and Alexander Willén has been published in European Economic Review.
The workshop: "Fairness and the moral mind" is open for submissions.
The paper titled "The Effect of Labor Market Shocks Across the Life Cycle" by Kjell G. Salvanes, Barton Willage and Alexander Willén has been accepted in Journal of Labor Economics.
Mortality transition in the interwar Baltic states: findings from cross-country comparison of new life tables
The paper titled "Mortality transition in the interwar Baltic states: findings from cross-country comparison of new life tables" by Zenonas Norkus, Domantas Jasilionis, Ola Honningdal Grytten, Ilmārs Mežs and Martin Klesment has been published in Scandinavian Economic History Review.
The paper titled "When Parents Decide: Gender Differences in Competitiveness" by Jonas Tungodden and Alexander Willén has been accepted in Journal of Political Economy.
Scientists from the Baltic states and Norway have started building a database of information on the Baltic states including gross domestic product (GDP) figures that will cover the past 100 years.
Chief Economist and Corporate Vice President at Microsoft Michael Schwarz visits NHH this week. In this open lecture, Schwarz will talk about cryptocurrency demand and valuation.
The prestigious awards Ingvar Wedervang Young Researcher Award and The Honour Award for Excellent Research were given to Katrine V. Løken and Paul N. Gooderham.
Professor of law and competition expert Pinar Akman delivered the first keynote speech at the annual BECCLE conference on competition policy.
New paper titled "The Effect of Negative Income Shocks on Pensioners" by Julian V. Johnsen (University of Bergen) and Alexander Willén (Norwegian School of Economics).
Heterogeneous Impacts of Cost Shocks, Strategic Bidding, and Pass-Through: Evidence from the New England Electricity Market
New article titled "Heterogeneous Impacts of Cost Shocks, Strategic Bidding, and Pass-Through: Evidence from the New England Electricity Market" by Harim Kim (Norwegian School of Economics).
A bit of salt, a trace of life: Gender norms and the impact of a salt iodization program on human capital formation of school aged children
New paper titled "A bit of salt, a trace of life: Gender norms and the impact of a salt iodization program on human capital formation of school aged children" by Zichen Deng (Norwegian School of Economics) and Maarten Lindeboom (VU University Amsterdam) published in Journal of Health Economics.
New article titled "Material resources and well-being - Evidence from an Ethiopian housing lottery" by Asbjørn G. Andersen (UiO), Andreas Kotsadam (UiO) and Vincent Somville (NHH) published in Journal of Health Economics.
LSE-professor John Van Reenen gives The Sandmo Lecture On Public Policy on Friday 29 April. Title of his lecture: "Inequality and Superstar Firms"
MiT Professor John Van Reenen is this year’s guest lecturer at NHH’s Sandmo Lecture on Public Policy.
Ingvild Almås has been granted an ERC Consolidator Grant for research on global inequality.
The Department of Economics is pleased to announce new hires for 2022.
Equinor scholarships for master theses in economics of environmental challenges and green technologies
Master students interested in economics applied to environmental challenges and green investment opportunities are invited to apply for Equinor’s master thesis scholarship.
Five years after the launch of Nature Human Behaviour, twenty-two leading experts in some of the core disciplines within the journal’s scope share their views on pressing open questions and new directions in their disciplines.
The interdisciplinary research project at FAIR, «Freedom to Choose», has been awarded 25 million NOK in funding from the Norwegian Research Council.
On Wednesday 15 December 2021 Mirjam Linnea Wentzel will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Environmental challenges overtakes technological advancement as the biggest challenge leaders will face, shows a new CEMS study. 'I am not surprised,' says Associate Professor Tina Saebi.
On Monday 25 October 2021 Charlotte Bjørnhaug Evensen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Over 400 attendees and 360 presentations when Norwegian School of Economics and University of Bergen opened the international EARIE conference at NHH today.
On Friday 3 September 2021 Thor Andreas Aursland will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
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.
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.
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.
FAIR, Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality, søker 1-2 studenter som kan jobbe med støtte til et forskningsprosjekt om kjønnsforskjeller i tidlig karriere.
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"