Generous government-mandated parental leave is generally viewed as an effective policy to support women’s careers around childbirth. But does it help women to reach top positions in the upper pay echelon of their firms?
Ingrid Larsson (24) and Maria Natalie Jensen’s (25) master’s thesis resulted in a lot of attention and an invitation to the Norwegian Parliament.
Herman Johan Bomholt and Torsten Stangeland Thune were awarded the Lehmkuhl grant for their master’s thesis today.
Countless superlatives have been used to describe Rolf Assev, and he was the preferred choice of many to become alum of the year. The recipient of the award himself has recently emerged from a difficult time.
The Bergen Night trek for the UN Sustainable Development Goals is postponed due to Covid 19.
NHH Norwegian School of Economics and University of Bergen are organizing the 48th Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics.
With Yara onboard as a CEMS Corporate Partner, alongside Equinor, NHH has now secured two very strong Norwegian multinational companies as partners in the CEMS alliance.
CEMS Responsibility Week was kicked off at NHH this week with a panel discussion on how the Higher Education Sector impacts global efforts to meet the SDGs and the Paris Agreement.
On Wednesday 28 October 2020, Ondrej Osicka will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
NHH has now achieved two of three accreditations that are included in “Triple Crown”. Contributes to increased quality and that we remain attractive for excellent students and employees, says Rector Øystein Thøgersen
For the first time in its history, NHH Executive is awarding a scholarship to a candidate wishing to enrol in its new master's programme in sustainability. The scholarship covers the full tuition fee for one module.
On Monday 7 September, Minister of Finance Jan Tore Sanner visits NHH. Sanner will meet the NHH rectorate and a join a live question and answer session with the students.
‘We must bring the customers into the conversation about development work to a much greater extent,’ says Professor and Centre Director Tor W. Andreassen. 1 September is the launch of the NHH DIG centre.
Associate Professor Alexander L.P. Willén has studied the effects of a scheme whereby students are given a free gym membership if they visit the gym 50 times per semester.
Although former NHH student Jens Aas has yet to turn 30, he has already worked on sustainability on three different continents.
NHH's new centre DIG aims to become the number one research environment for innovation in Norway. The centre will cooperate with 15 leading businesses and is scheduled to open in September.
The Norwegian School of Economics will receive NOK four million from the Research Council of Norway to conduct research on how COVID-19 affects companies’ knowledge competence and their new digital everyday life.
Alexander W. Cappelen and Aksel Mjøs are among the members of the reference groups for the EU's new research and innovation programme Horizon Europe.
The Norwegian School of Economics is among three Norwegian educational institutions set to be awarded status as European Universities.
On Tuesday September 8, Lisa Maria Assmann will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Rector Øystein Thøgersen says that NHH’s management is prepared in the event that more infection cases are detected at the school.
Associate professor Torfinn Harding at the Department of economics evaluates Norwegian COVID-19 measures and some of their consequences.
The lockdown in Norway has been successful in reducing the pressure on the healthcare system. If Norway would have followed the more lenient Swedish response, the peak number of COVID19 hospitalizations would have been three times higher.
On Wednesday 24 June 2020 Johan Mellberg will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
NORCE to have a new centre for research-based innovation: Climate Futures will provide climate risk forecasts ranging from 10 days to 10 years ahead in time. NHH and SNF are two of the partners of the new SFI.
Postdoctoral fellow Ranveig Falch at FAIR says that happiness has dropped in Norway and in the U.S. during the COVID-19 crisis.
Professor Ola H. Grytten explains what makes the coronavirus crisis unique, and compares it to other crisis.
Research conducted at NHH shows that there is a critical point at which a neighbourhood develops towards complete segregation.
Associate Professors at the Department of Business and Management Science, Floris Zoutman and Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman, awarded for article on legalizing medical marijuana.
On Monday 15 June 2020 Evangelos Toumasatos will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Friday 5 June 2020 Sandra Kristine Halvorsen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Thursday 4 June 2020 Kyrre Kjellevold will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Wednesday 3 June 2020 Loreta Rapushi will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Victoria Poon Sundvor, 27, was accepted as a foreign service trainee from about 400 applicants. ‘My studies at NHH have given me a sound academic background and an understanding of the “nervous system” of society.’
The Norwegian Parliament recently approved a temporary new restructuring law to save businesses following the corona crisis. NHH Finance Professor Karin S Thorburn explains some reasons for and risks connected to the new law.
Due to the collapse in the price of oil, oil-exporting economies are experiencing a huge loss of foreign revenues. This may create a window of opportunity to transition away from resource dependence.
Through the company Mycroft, PhD candidate Christian Braathen makes it easier to create good work schedules. He is now set to receive NOK 1 million from the Research Council of Norway.
The Norwegian School of Economics is home to Norway’s most popular study programme. This year, NHH was 2,112 applicants’ first choice. They are competing for 500 places. ‘This is a formidable increase from last year,’ says Rector Øystein Thøgersen.
On Monday 11 May 2020 Ole-Andreas Næss will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Monday 27 April 2020 Sujit Pandey will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic. On Tuesday 28 April he will defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
– Easter is an important holiday in Norway. This year, the coronavirus outbreak has changed things up, but we still hope you will have an enjoyable Easter break.
On Tuesday 21 April 2020 Abdallah Wumpini Issahaka will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
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.