Trond E. Olsen

Professor Trond E. Olsen

E-mail
Trond.Olsen@nhh.no
Telephone
+47 55 95 99 76
Department
Business and Management Science
Centre
Lemo
Office
C601
Expertise
Labour Economics Industrial Organization Corporate Governance Capital Structure and Investment Policies Financial Institutions

BIOGraphy

Trond E. Olsen is a Professor in Business and Management Science at NHH Norwegian School of Economics, and was a Professor of Economics at the University of Bergen before joining NHH. He received his PhD from Stanford University in 1986, and has been a visiting professor and scholar at, among others, Stanford University, MIT, UC San Diego, University of Toulouse and University of Munich.

His research interests include applications of contract theory, organizational economics, law and economics and financial economics. He is currently a co-leader of the Centre for research in Law and Economics of Markets and Organizations (LEMO) at NHH. He has published in leading academic journals such as American Economic Review, Econometrica, Rand Journal of Economics, International Economic Review and Journal of Labor Economics.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Kvaløy, Ola, Olsen, Trond E. Incentive Provision when Contracting is Costly Economica Volume 83 (332), page 741 - 767, 2016
Kvaløy, Ola, Olsen, Trond E. The tenuous relationship between effort and performance pay Journal of Public Economics Volume 121, page 32 - 39, 2015
Kvaløy, Ola, Olsen, Trond E. The Rise of Individual Performance Pay Journal of Economics and Management Strategy Volume 21 (2), page 493 - 518, 2012
Eriksen, Kristoffer Wigestrand, Kvaløy, Ola, Olsen, Trond Egil Tournaments with Prize-setting Agents The Scandinavian Journal of Economics Volume 113 (3), page 729 - 753, 2011
Olsen, Trond Egil, Osmundsen, Petter Multinationals, tax competition and outside options Journal of Public Economics Volume 95 (11-12), page 1579 - 1588, 2011
Lommerud, Kjell Erik, Straume, Odd Rune, Olsen, Trond Egil Company taxation and merger incentives in international oligopoly: on international policy coordination with strategic trade Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade Volume 10 (2), page 161 - 186, 2010
Kvaløy, Ola, Olsen, Trond E. Endogenous Verifiability and Relational Contracting The American Economic Review Volume 99 (5), page 2193 - 2208, 2009
Kvaløy, Ola, Olsen, Trond E. Cooperation in knowledge-intensive firms Journal of Human Capital Volume 2 (4), page 410 - 440, 2008
Kvaløy, Ola, Olsen, Trond E. Relative performance evaluation, agent hold-up and firm organization Journal of the Japanese and international economies (Print) Volume 22 (2), page 229 - 241, 2008
Kaarbøe, Oddvar M., Olsen, Trond E. Distorted performance measures and dynamic incentives Journal of Economics and Management Strategy Volume 17 (1), page 149 - 183, 2008
Kvaløy, Ola, Olsen, Trond E. Team incentives in relational employment contracts Journal Labor Economics Volume 24 (1), page 139 - 169, 2006
Kaarbøe, Oddvar M., Olsen, Trond E. Career concerns, monetary incentives and job design The Scandinavian Journal of Economics Volume 108 (2), page 299 - 316, 2006
Olsen, Trond E., Osmundsen, Petter Sharing of endogenous risk in construction Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization Volume 58 (4), page 511 - 526, 2005
Olsen, Trond E., Osmundsen, Petter Spillovers and international competition for investments Journal of International Economics Volume 59 (1), page 211 - 238, 2003
Olsen, Trond, Osmundsen, Petter Strategic tax competition; implications of national ownership Journal of Public Economics Volume 81 (2), page 253 - 277, 2001
Olsen, Trond E., Torsvik, Gaute Discretion and incentives in organizations Journal of Labor Economics Volume 18 (3), page 377 - 404, 2000
Olsen, Trond E, Torsvik, Gaute Collusion and renegotiation in hierarchies: A case of beneficial corruption International Economic Review Volume 39, No. 2 (reprint), page 413 - 438, 1998
Stensland, Gunnar, Olsen, Trond On optimal control of income generating activities, and the value of flexible production design International Review of Economics and Finance Volume 5 (155), page 349 - 361, 1997
Meyer, Meg, Olsen, Trond E, Torsvik, Gaute Limited intertemporal commitment and job design Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, page 401 - 430, 1996
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Research areas at the department

Main: Business Economics

  • Derivatives
  • Risk Management
  • Investments