The gender pay gap widens significantly after women have children, but this can be reduced if parental duties are shared more evenly. Norwegian men are succeeding as first movers in this area, where few other countries have ventured.
Those promoting sustainability need to create better narratives to generate support.
When it comes to artificial intelligence, we develop solutions that we don’t fully understand, and so we don’t understand their implications. Consequently, we also don’t understand what ethical dilemmas may arise.
Since FIFA announced the 2026 World Cup is to feature 48 teams organized in 16 three-team groups, a lot of criticism has been raised by fans, media, and researchers.
The influx of rich Norwegians into Switzerland is increasing. New calculations clearly show that this is about exploiting a tax loophole to avoid paying the bill for deferred income tax.
In English, the Norwegian term ‘minibank’ does not translate to ‘minibank’. And you cannot simply translate ‘konstituert leder’ into ‘constituted leader’. NHH Norwegian School of Economics’ new, freely available term base can help avoid the most embarrassing mistakes.
'This isn’t an essay about trans rights or what it means to be a woman. It is an essay about how language shapes the way we see each other, and language reaches far beyond the trans debate.'
For many of us, it would probably be a good idea to tighten our belts. But do we have to? And what about those who can’t tighten their belts any further? So asks Victor Norman in the newspaper Dagens Næringsliv.
Opinion piece in Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog by B. Espen Eckbo, Knut Nygaard and Karin S. Thorburn.
If knowledge is power, why haven’t we already saved our planet? Read Margrete Dyvik Cardona´s opinion piece in Sustainability Times.
Women who wish to travel are forced to share irrelevant and intimate details about their private lives.
There is a lack of cultural awareness and gender equality in the travel industry.
The changes in the UK’s trading relationship with the EU are likely to have widespread effects, many of which are yet to be understood in full. This column (at voxeu.org) introduces the issue of compliance with rules of origin requirements within free trade agreements. The authors argue that complying with these rules can present firms with additional production costs that would not have been present had the UK remained a part of the EU.
We should not systematically cry "greenwashing" when companies speak about sustainability.
Discrepancy between words and actions is not necessarily greenwashing, according to PhD Candidate Victoria Nydegger Schrøder.
There could be a conflict between focussing on politically correct terms and promoting gender equality, PhD Candidate Agnes Bamford writes in Forskersonen.
The year 2020 gave us a medical crisis and a financial upturn – which is better than we feared, writes Tor Wallin Andreassen in BT.
Succeeding with green products and services is hard, but systematic business model experimentation can make it possible, argue Hussnain Bashir, Sveinung Jørgensen, Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen and Siv Skard in LSE Business Review.
Associate Professor Hallgeir Sjåstad investigates the “sour-grape effect”
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.
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.
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.
Corporations that invest in the tax havens blacklisted by the EU are penalised in the stock market. This shaming leads to weaker share prices.
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.
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
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.
Panama’s history as a tax haven is quite old. It goes all the way back to 1919, writes NHH professor Guttorm Schjelderup and SNF researcher Armando Pires in Foreign Affairs.