‘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.
Foreign acquirers capture a larger share of the acquisition gains relative to local targets in acquisitions amid electoral uncertainty, according to Assistant Professor Kyeong Hun Lee.
PhD candidate Mai Nguyen-Ones won this year's FIBE award for her paper «Price coordination with prior announcements in retail gasoline markets».
Online food delivery services such as Foodora make restaurants more profitable and productive, according to new research. ‘However, their prices are high, and collaboration can therefore be expensive,’ warns professor.
As usual, the annual FIBE conference is the first event in the new NHH year. On 3 and 4 January 170 participants gather to discuss this year’s main topic: The Future of Business Schools.
Can nudging become the solution to the greatest challenges of our time such as economic inequality and climate change?
Anita Huun asked author Jo Nesbø for help to land her first job after NHH. Fifteen years later, the roles have changed. Now she is responsible for securing author’s income.
Corporations that invest in the tax havens blacklisted by the EU are penalised in the stock market. This shaming leads to weaker share prices.
Harvard Professor Alberto Alesina is next year’s guest lecturer at NHH’s Sandmo Lecture on Public Policy.
On Monday 10 December, Ørjan Mydland will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Understanding and controlling your own and your employees’ feelings is the key to efficient management, new research shows.
The practical relevance of research is on the agenda when the Norwegian Tax Accounting Symposium 2018 takes place this week.
The economic trend in Europe must be reversed. EU countries must introduce reforms that yield a high return in the long term. The politicians, however, are too focused on short-term solutions.
On Monday 26 November 2018 Charlotte Ringdal will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Thursday 22 November 2018 Vit Procházka will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
‘Based on our findings, I cannot see that local communities that say yes to the building of wind farms have much to gain,’ says Professor Øivind Anti Nilsen.
Assistant Professor Chang-Koo Chi´s paper «All-pay Auctions with Affiliated Binary Signals» is accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Theory.
On Friday 9 November 2018 Claudia Förster Hegrenæs will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Ronny Waage sold everything he owned, packed two suitcases and flew to Singapore on a one-way ticket. ‘CEMS played a big part in that decision,’ he says.
On Friday 2 November 2018 Oddmund Berg will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
NHH entered second place on Employability in Universum´s survey of the highest ranked universities in the Nordic countries. In other words, NHH students have skills and knowledge that make them especially employable.
NHH’s executive education programme is the only Norwegian programme on the Financial Times’ list of the world’s best Executive MBAs.
At Innovation school in California, Ingvild Kvinnsland learned new innovation techniques to bring innovation in business. ‘That makes her attractive in the job market,’ says an NHH researcher.
On Friday 26 October 2018 Hong Cai will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Many markets exhibit saw-tooth pricing, with retailers regularly cutting and restoring prices. When more consumers spend effort on when to buy rather than where to buy, competition softens, writes, Øystein Foros, Mai Nguyen-Ones and Frode Steen in a column published on voxeu.org
Telenor with CEO and President Sigve Brekke at the helm is this year’s guest at NHH Forum. The conference title is "Innovating across global markets – with integrity".
Nathan J. Etefa developed a mobile application during his student exchange semester. He believes it can contribute to solve Portugal’s problems with its black economy and littering.
Svein Tore Holsether, CEO of Yara, is keynote speaker at Thorolf Rafto Challenge. As the world´s leading fertilizer company he will talk about the human rights dilemmas Yara faces.
The Rafto Prize 2018 is awarded to the Polish lawyer Adam Bodnar and the institution he leads, the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights.
Einstein Foundation has agreed to a funding proposal by Georg Weizsäcker to grant one of its prestiguous Einstein Visiting Fellowships to Bertil Tungodden.
NHH has been given the green light for renovation of the main building complex as a ‘kurantprosjekt’ (a building project where the state-owned lessee is obliged to pay the rent from its own budget). This means that the funding is now in place, and that the work can begin as scheduled in 2019.
On Monday 17 September, NHH International Case Competition will be launched. Strong teams from Europe, the USA and China are set to compete alongside the NHH team.
On Tuesday 25 September 2018 Lars H Sendstad will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Financial Times has again ranked the MSc in Economics and Business Administration programme at NHH among the top 100 in the world, and the best master’s programme of its kind in Norway.
Astrid Kunze has received the excellence in Reviewing Certificate from Labour Economics.
The 16th lecture in memory of NHH Professor Karl Borch, scheduled for September 20, will be held by Robert C. Merton.
After three years of working around the clock, entrepreneur and master’s student Christian Braathen is set to launch the shift planner arbeidsplanen.no this week. He is already in talks with some major companies.
NHH researcher Tina Saebi has reviewed 395 scientific articles in the field of social entrepreneurship. Her paper has been published in Journal of Management.
This autumn 21 new PhD research scholars have enrolled at NHH, eager to embark on the three or four year journey that lies ahead of them.
On Tuesday 28 August 2018 Yewen Gu will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Monday 20 August 2018 Varun Verma will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
A new master’s major provides Thea and Gunnhild with technological leadership expertise enabling them to assist companies in making better decisions.
NHH and the research foundation ESRF have jointly conducted a multi-year study on «Girls’ Economic Empowerment: Evidence from Tanzania».
The Mayor of Bergen, Marte Mjøs Persen, officially opened the new Centre of Excellence at NHH on Monday.
On Monday 25 June 2018 Serhat Ugurlu will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
The wisdom of the crowd in crowdfunding markets helps improve the decision making of the individuals, according to several studies. But is the crowd (really) wise?
In recent weeks, the environment at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) has been criticized in Dagens Næringsliv's columns. The subsequent debate has been difficult, but also informative.
With the help of fan donations, game developer Chris Roberts has raised USD 183 mill to develop the popular game Wing Commander. Now, more and more people in Norway are jumping onto the crowdfunding wave.
Finance Innovation hosted the first FintechMatters Roadshow 2018 in Bergen last week.
This week the 23 participants at the Executive MBA in Sustainable Innovation in Global Seafood are gathered in sunny Bergen for their last session together.
On Friday 15 June 2018 Luca Picariello will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Researchers at NHH are singing the praise of fresh doctoral student Charlotte B Evensen (27). Thanks to persistent persuasion by a professor, she applied for a PhD position, and got it.
– The impact of informational technology is expected to radically restructure how finance is practiced, Walter Pohl says. On Friday 8 June NHH is hosting the 2018 Bergen FinTech Conference.
On Tuesday 5 June 2018 Ingrid Hoem Sjursen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Monday 4 June 2018 Øivind Schøyen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Monday 4 June 2018 Monica Rydland will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
NHH and AFF climb seven places on Financial Times’ ranking of the world’s best open executive education programmes. Innovative and varied teaching methods are the main reason for the improvement.
On Wednesday 23 May 2018 Evangelos Kyritsis will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
‘Launch a product in a market that is big enough for you to make money and where you can stand out from the established enterprises. You can thereby avoid being in direct competition,’ says Cutters entrepreneur Kristian H Solheim.
Kvinner velger bort yrker innen front-finans. Bare tre prosent av arbeidsstokken innen disse yrkene er kvinner.
‘You represent an industry that has really felt the effects of the oil price drop at first-hand. But now the worst is over,’ said Minister of Trade and Industry Torbjørn Røe Isaksen at NHH’s shipping conference in Bergen.
Professor Bertil Tungodden has been awarded Europe’s most sought-after research funding, the ERC Advanced Grant. Only one other Norwegian researcher was awarded the grant.
NHH candidates quickly find relevant, well paid jobs after their studies and the percentage working in IT and telecommunications is on the rise, shows NHH’s new labour market survey.
Dirk Schindler and Trond M. Døskeland have been promoted to full professors at NHH.
E-commerce will obtain big market shares in the Norwegian grocery industry in the future, says Professor Tor W. Andreassen. Speaking at NHH's FOOD conference 13 March, he predicted that e-commerce would account for 30 percent of sales in the grocery market already in 2025.
On Thursday 22 March 2018 Erik Hetland Tvedt will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Media in the whole world can now compete to sell ads previously reserved for local newspapers, affecting price, content and diversity, write Simon P. Anderson, Øystein Foros and Hans Jarle Kind.
Most people seem to agree; a reduction in sugar content in grocery products is overall positive. However, which means to use to obtain such a reduction, is under debate.
On Friday 16 March 2018 Antonio Dalla-Zuanna will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.