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.
Not many could have foreseen that a virus would bring the global economy to its knees in 2020, writes Professor Ola H Grytten.
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.
A new master’s thesis from NHH shows what Norwegian hotel chains do when digital platforms become intermediaries between the customer and the hotel.
NHH is closed for students and employees until Monday April 13
NHH closed entirely Thursday 12 March at 6:00 pm. The first reports say that the closure will last until 26 March. Go to nhh.no for updates on the situation at NHH, rector Øystein Thøgersen says.
‘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.
On 11 March, the grocery industry will be attending a conference in Oslo on the topic ‘death of the high street and the industry shift’. ‘There is no shortage of excitement in the grocery industry,’ says head of FOOD Frode Steen.
‘Rafto x NHHS is a space where students can work on issues related to sustainability,’ says leader and NHH student Ada Gjedebo Hetland.
On Thursday 12 March 2020 Negar Ghanbari will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree 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.
Are the financial institutions capable of detecting criminal activity, as required by the regulations?
UBS whistle blower Bradley C. Birkenfeld, Director of Group Compliance Mirella Elisa Os Wassiluk (DNB) and NHH Professor Guttorm Schjelderup are speaking at an NHH conference on financial secrecy in March.
“I never set myself the explicit goal to become a professor. I have just been doing what I like. This is a fantastic day for me”, Bram Timmermans says.
‘Only one in three entrepreneurs are women. Through this event, we want to support each other and diversity,’ says project manager of She Innovates, Susanne Thue.
Women make up only 28 per cent of executive management positions in banking and finance, according to a report from the Finance Sector Union of Norway. NHH wants to change this.
They tend to see green heavy-duty cleaners as ineffective, but love green gentle products such as body lotions, write Sveinung Jørgensen, Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen and Siv Skard in LSE Business Review.
Mette Viddal Øi (25) works on preventing and uncovering money laundering. ‘Banks manage substantial assets and are responsible for making sure these assets are not used in a criminal capacity.
Former NHH student, Emma Hartland (29), is moving to the other side of the world to work for Telenor Myanmar. She believes that the international opportunities she took advantage of at NHH have been decisive for where she is today.
Students at NHH are among the country’s most satisfied students, according to the national survey Studiebarometeret.
‘It is perhaps the best way to acquire as much knowledge as possible in a master’s degree,’ says Sabrina Maria Erlacher. She and Beatriz Soares Magalhães are taking a double degree at NHH and Nova.
How can retail companies contribute to reduce plastic consumption? NHH researchers will find answers.
Former NHH student Francesca Accerbi travelled from a little village on the Ligurian coast in Northern Italy and ended up in Orkla’s headquarters.
One thing in particular makes Stine Vintervoll very happy: NHH students with a passion for the environment.
On Tuesday 7 January 2020 Svein Abrahamsen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
NHH gives staff a charity gift card, which they can spend on the cause they wish to support. ‘We want to create less waste and support good causes,’ says Rector Øystein Thøgersen.
Entrepreneur and master’s degree student Jens Aarre Seip wants to make maths and statistics assistance more accessible. Norway’s biggest private upper secondary school is now going to test the app, called SnapMentor.
Investors around the world are developing environmentally friendly solutions. The growth of green finance is accelerating at record speed. ‘They are now asking themselves how they can make the effects of their investments visible,’ says NHH researcher Carsten Bienz.
The Norwegian School of Economics is 39th in the annual ranking of Europe’s best business schools, and has climbed three of four sub-rankings. ‘Of course, NHH has an ambition to climb the rankings,’ says Øystein Thøgersen.
Samarpana Calvin is taking her PhD degree in India. This year, she went abroad for the first time to study business and human rights in Bergen.
‘«Together for sustainable value creation» captures the essence of our activities in a concise and catchy way,’ says Rector Øystein Thøgersen.
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.
The Financial Times has ranked the world's 100 best EMBA programmes. NHH's executive master-level specialisations climb a remarkable 12 places, thereby achieving their best-ever result.
‘My best tip is to start thinking in new ways,’ said Fredrik Kondrup, founder and CEO of Indo Naturals. He attended this year’s CEMS Global Responsibility Week.
On Tuesday November 26 Yuanming Ni will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
A global paradigm project is trying to make more women choose business by changing the discipline. The leader of the project Wendy Carlin is coming to NHH on 22 November.
On Thursday 14 November 2019 Håvard Huse 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.
The master's degree programme at NHH is the best in Norway and ranks as number 70 in the world, according to a new ranking. Master's degree student Lisa Naustdal, who has specialised in finance, has already secured a job at McKinsey.
A linear economic growth logic is no longer sustainable. A call for a sustainable growth that make people thrive, is required.
The Ministry of Finance has appointed Professor Jarle Møen as Norwegian member of The Nordic Tax Research Council.
A record number of students are taking an international master’s degree at NHH. Sunniva Adam took a CEMS master’s degree and landed a job as PR officer for Norway’s contribution to the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Four students from NHH won one of the world´s biggest business case competitions at Thammasat University in Thailand.
On Friday 18 October 2019 Grete Helle will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Thursday 17 October 2019 Aija Rusina will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
‘Imagine walking into a meeting and immediately feeling insecure when you see the people there. This lack of psychological safety impedes progress,’ says NHH PhD student Bård Fyhn, who is competing in Forsker Grand Prix.
This year’s Lehmkuhl lecturer is serial entrepreneur, investor and adviser Henrik Lie-Nielsen.
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.
Charlotte Berg-Svendsen went from working for a large international corporation with over 120,000 employees to a small start-up. Prior to this decision, she registered for an executive MBA.
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.
THE OCEAN deals with innovations and new collaborations within the sustainable use of ocean resources. `The conference provides a perfect meeting ground to discuss and develop new ideas´says Linda Nøstbakken.
Professor Emeritus Agnar Sandmo passed away on Friday evening. “He will be sorely missed,” says NHH Rector Øystein Thøgersen.
NHH promotes Endre Bjørndal, Mario Guajardo and Arnt Ove Hopland as full professors at the Department of Business and Management Science.
The national report on bullying and harassment in the academic sector is published today
The more of a manager's wealth is tied to her fund, the less risk she takes and the smaller is each individual investment, according to a NHH study picked up by the «Institutional Investor», New York Times DealBook and other media.
On Friday 26 August 2019 Giovanni Bruno will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Friday 23 August 2019 Xinlu Qiu will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Friday 9 August 2019 Alexander Farestvedt Hem will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Politicians and CEO's helped NHH students during their home exam on digital border defence. Answers from, among others, the Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen helped them achieve an A.
NHH wants to contribute to more fact-based dissemination of issues relating to climate change and energy transition. The school is now entering into a collaboration with Norsk klimastiftelse – the Norwegian Climate Foundation.
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.
On Thursday 27 June 2019 Nhat Quang Le will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Monday 24 June 2019 Heidi Buverud will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
NHH and AFF provide world-class executive and management development programmes having come 33rd in the latest Financial Times ranking. Rector Øystein Thøgersen believes this puts NHH in a strong position internationally.
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
On Monday 3 June 2019 Xiaoyu Zhang will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
It is expected that businesses today work to reach sustainability goals, but how can they do this in practice? The CEMS strategic partnership project "Sustainable Business Models" has produced open access teaching modules which address this challenge.
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.
An engaged alumni audience gathered at NHH in Oslo on 24 April to learn about recent CEMS and Sustainable Business Models research and practice 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.
On Tuesday 9 April 2019 Mai Nguyen-Ones will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
"The paper Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labour Market Outcomes in Norway" is published in The Review of Economic Studies.
The students Hugo Poitout and Thomas De Muck, from France and Belgium, respectively, have established Rethinking Economics NHHS.
Nicholas N Drange (aged 24) is both studying for his master’s degree in finance and leading the 400 students organising Northern Europe's biggest student-run business conference.
NHH has received the sad news that former student Karoline Aadland died in the plane crash in Ethiopia on Sunday 10 March.
Sale of unhealthy foods rises between 10 and 15 per cent in shops that offer self-service checkouts. When nobody is watching, we buy more sweets, crisps, fizzy drinks.
Responsible management and sustainable business models was the focus of a two-part seminar that lasted over three days at NHH in February.
On Friday 15 March 2019 Peter Frii will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
In intense competition with female students from 14 other countries, NHH student Tiril Flørnes Støle won the title as the global "Corporate Finance Woman of the Year".
‘The mentor scheme is a good initiative that NHH has rightly introduced to link students to alumni in the business community,’ says Inga Øystese Hovde. This week, she met the NHH student she is going to follow up over the next half year.
NHH students Mari Larsen Sæther, Ruth Søyseth Jensen (22) invested NOK 100,000 of their savings in a business idea to combat plastic pollution. Now, they are facing fierce competition from the waste collection industry.
Last autumn, the government set a requirement for more practical training in education. NHH has taken steps to meet this requirement and is now sending students abroad to give them relevant work experience.
NHH researchers have been granted around NOK 25 million for the research project ‘How should we manage radical technology-driven changes in established businesses?’
‘It appears that the Norwegian oil and gas industry have snapped up all the talent from related industries, at the same time as putting their salaries under pressure,’ says researcher Bram Timmermans at NHH.
According to new figures from the national student survey Studiebarometeret, NHH’s study programmes are highly relevant to employment, and the school stands out from the national average when it comes to helping students to make employer contacts.
‘The finance sector cannot stay indifferent to the climate changes. PE companies must take a more active role in the development of an environmentally friendly planet,’ says financial researcher Carsten Bienz.
In their new research collection, «The Economics of Fairness», Alexander W. Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden present forty key contributions on fairness.
Norway falls on the corruption index. ‘This shows that the Norwegian population’s confidence in the government has been reduced,’ says professor at NHH, Tina Søreide.
Changes in digitalisation often create and strengthen tensions and contrasts in a workplace. More and more companies are therefore appointing special chief digital officers (CDOs) to handle the change and lead the digital transformation.
Opportunities for work life balance, quick career progression and the chance for early stage impact are crucial factors for young professionals seeking a new role in 2019, a global CEMS survey finds.
NHH Norwegian School of Economics is going to revise its language policy guidelines. A proposal is now ready and will be sent out for comment in the organisation. In April, the Board will make a decision on the balance between English and Norwegian at the business school.
Andreas Orset combined economics and technology studies at NHH to adapt to the future job market. This secured him a permanent job a year and a half before graduating.
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.
On Wednesday January 23 2019 Kjersti Berg Danilova will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.