Rolf Jens Brunstad

Professor Emeritus Rolf Jens Brunstad

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Labour Economics Industrial Organization Agricultural economics and policy Applied welfare economics in the transport sector


Rolf Jens Brunstad has been full professor at NHH since 1999. He graduated as MSc at NHH in 1969. After his military service at the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment, he was research assistant/research scholar at NHH from 1970 to 1974 including one year as visitor at the University of Essex.  He then spent the years 1974-1986 as lecturer at the University of Bergen including three one-year periods of leave to work as a researcher at Centre for Applied Research at NHH. He came back to NHH as an associate professor in 1989.

His main research areas include labour economics, agricultural economics and industrial organization, and he has published internationally in all three areas.

Since the fall of the Berlin wall Brunstad has been active in establishing modern business education in eastern and central Europe and he is currently chair of the Academic Council of Baltic Management Institute and the Council of Founders of Warsaw University of Technology Business School.

Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Larçon, Jean-Paul; Brunstad, Rolf Jens The Baltic sea region and China: economic environment and strategy of the firms The New Silk Road; page 43 - 75; 2017
Brunstad, Rolf Jens; Gaasland, Ivar; Vårdal, Erling Anderledeslandet Hvordan ser verden ud? 73 bidrag om økonomi, institutioner og værdier. Professor Niels Kærgård 70 år; page 60 - 70; 2012
Bivand, Roger; Brunstad, Rolf Jens Agricultural support as a Pigouvian subsidy for landscape amenity benefits: revisiting European regional convergence International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy Volume 8 (2/3); page 189 - 209; 2012
Blandford, David; Brunstad, Rolf Jens; Gaasland, Ivar; Vårdal, Erling Optimal agricultural policy and PSE measurement: an asessment and application to Norway Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development Volume 6 (2); page 195 - 217; 2011
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Macroeconomics, Applied welfare economics