Lars Mathiesen

Professor Emeritus Lars Mathiesen

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Energy Environmental Economics Industrial Organization Competition Economics Mathematical economics Operations Research


Lars Mathiesen received the degree of lic NHH in 1975.  He became professor in management science in 1975 and in economics in 1987. His teaching has mostly covered management science and microeconomic theory.

He has served in several administrative positions, in particular chaired the Board for the Business and Economics Departments (1982-85), been chairman of Department of Economics (1988-90), and vice rector of NHH (2002-05).

His research includes the fields of operations research, mathematical economics, and resource and environmental economics. His articles have appeared in Mathematical Programming, Operations Research, Review of Economic Studies, the Scandinavian Journal of Economics and other international journals. He has held visiting appointments at Stanford University (1974-75, 1981-82, and 1991-92) and University of California in Santa Barbara (1999-00).

Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Mathiesen, Lars, Skaar, Jostein, Sørgard, Lars Electricity Production in a Hydro System with a Reservoir Constraint* The Scandinavian Journal of Economics Volume 115 (2), page 575 - 594, 2013
Mathiesen, Lars Om fusjonssimulering Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse Volume 16 (8), page 40 - 50, 2013
Mathiesen, Lars, Nilsen, Øivind Anti, Sørgard, Lars A note on upward pricing pressure: the possibility of false positives Journal of Competition Law & Economics Volume 8 (4), page 881 - 887, 2012
Mathiesen, Lars, Nilsen, Øivind Anti, Sørgard, Lars Merger simulations with observed diversion ratios International Review of Law and Economics Volume 31 (2), page 83 - 91, 2011
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