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.
`It is a great honor for me to be appointed as a Full Professor in economics at NHH´, Astrid Kunze says.
On Monday 12 March 2018 Reza Azad Gholami will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
In the age of the sharing economy, consumers are increasingly being offered access instead of ownership.
A paper by Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman and Floris Zoutman has received great attention from international media.
Professor Kjell G. Salvanes receives funding from FRIPRO. The FRIPRO arena aims to promote scientific quality at the forefront of international research.
The Research Council of Norway provides one million kroner for a good business idea. NHH researcher Bram Timmermans has the following message to the students: – Discover your inner entrepreneur and apply for funding, he says.
IKEA is the most innovative company in Norway for the second consecutive year, according to the Norwegian Innovation Index developed by CSI at NHH. Mobile company OneCall is the best climber on the index.
On Tuesday 30 January 2018 Seyed Mostafa Mirhedayatian will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
A few weeks ago, students at the MBA-programme «Seafood Management» gathered in Tokyo. During their stay, programme director Linda Nøstbakken and some of the students made a video.
Most people believe themselves to be better than average drivers. But robot cars can be vastly superior. That could save both money and human lives.
Ivan Belik and Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen have received Publisher´s Award for the best contribution at the FIBE Conference.
There is an ongoing struggle to get access to and use personal data. Personal data has become extremely powerful. This is also a hot topic at the FIBE Conference this week.
Read the most popular December stories on NHH Bulletin. News and research from Norwegian School of Economics.
Bettina Therese Rognås Ellefsen left a secure position in Oslo to work in the field of digital marketing in the London-based start-up business IgniteDigital.io.
The Government Pension Fund Global has to grow in order to benefit future generations. ‘That’s a responsibility you really feel. It’s "live" the whole time,’ says Chief Investment Officer Equity Strategies Petter Johnsen.
Informal leaders emerge and take responsibility during crises. They often give the right orders and make the right priorities. What happens in an organisation when a crisis arises suddenly and without warning?
Centre for Shipping and Logistics receives more than NOK 23 million from the Research Council of Norway´s programme targeted towards the maritime industry and their research partners.
NHH’s board has appointed Professor Kenneth Fjell as Vice Rector for Research. Fjell will take over the position 1 January 2018.
NHH climbs three places and is now ranked as number 35 in the Financial Times’ ranking of the best business schools in Europe. This is NHH's best ranking in seven years.
On Friday 15 December 2017 Hilde Kinserdal will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Several of the researchers at the Norwegian Centre for Taxation have published in top ranked journals in 2017. Last in the series of top articles is forthcoming in Econometrica.
Christmas is when people are expected to act selfessly for the well-being of others, but are we actually more generous at this time of the year? Mathias Ekström has studied our donor behavior.
On Wednesday 29 November 2017 Shiyu Yan will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Can supporting pre-school education improve educational outcomes for the children and business development for the mothers? A new FAIR project in Uganda will address these issues.
NHH researchers are about to conduct an extensive study of the transformation taking place in the audit sector. The Research Council of Norway has granted the project NOK 10 million to study this digital revolution.
This week Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman was invited to the Danish Folketinget to talk about cannabis legalization, based on her top publication on the subject.
Researchers at the Centre for Corporate Finance receive 10 million NOK for their project «Incentives, access to capital, and innovation».
Who should manage Norway’s enormous oil wealth? Should Norway’s ‘Oil Fund’ be moved out of Norges Bank? Three NHH researchers outline possible solutions.
Nataliya Gerasimova has joined NHH and the Department of Finance in a tenure-track assistant professor position for seven years.
For the first time in seven years, NHH has made it onto the Financial Times’ list of the world’s best executive MBA programmes.
12 teams from some the world´s top universities are this week competing at a case competition at NHH.
This week The Norwegian Center for Taxation (NoCeT) has invited researchers from USA, Canada and Europe to the historical Bryggen in Bergen.
Watch the Agnar Sandmo Lecture given by Nobel Laureate Peter Diamond, Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
This year’s Lehmkuhl lecturer is investor and entrepreneur Frode Eilertsen. He fears that Norway will become a digital laggard: ‘I am concerned about how Norway is developing.’
The Centre for Business Economics is a new research group at NHH which will focus on the functioning of firms, markets and organizations.
On Monday 25 September 2017 Raffaele Giuliana will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
«I normally shy away from use of the word inequality, but it's become such a hot topic that it becomes harder and harder to do that» (Nobel Laureate Peter Diamond).
NHH come in 65th place in Financial Times’ Masters in Management ranking.
Professor Katrine Vellesen Løken at FAIR-CELE has received an ERC starting grant for the project «Criminality, Victimization and Social Interactions».
President Trump will transfer weapon and equipment from the nation´s military to state and local police. He believes this will reduce crime and refers to a NHH study published in AEJ. The debate is raging in Washington Post.
With 18 million Euro NORFACE will fund thirteen transnational research projects. Two of the projects involve researchers at CELE.
140 participants are gathered at NHH for three and a half days to attend the 7th International Conference on Logistics and Maritime Systems.
Finance researchers Michael Kisser and Kyeong Hun Lee are granted publication bonuses. Both have been accepted in highly prestigious journals.
In two weeks Professor Magne Supphellen opens NHH's new master's course Commercialisation of Innovations. Teams from NTNU and NHH are going to develop commercialisation strategies for real innovations.
On Thursday 31 August 2017 Kristina Maria Persson will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
As many as 26 new PhD research scholars from all over the world have taken up their studies at NHH since last winter, the majority of them starting these days.
NHH’s agreement with Bergen Shipowners’ Association has been extended by five new years until August 2022. Professor Roar Os Ådland will continue to hold the professorship.
On Wednesday 23 August 2017 Hallgeir Sjåstad will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Macro-economist and professor Øystein Thøgersen has his first day as rector of NHH today.
The article "Flexibility in Income Shifting under Losses" has been accepted for publication in The Accounting Review. The journal is on the Financial Times' ranking list, as well as on the NHH bonus list.
Kristina Bott, Alexander W. Cappelen, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden have written an article in Harvard Business Review about their recent study which shows that moral appeals can help reduce tax evasion.
Katrine Vellesen Løken becomes Professor at the Department of Economics.
Bergen – known for its dubious rainfall records – still manage to be a very pleasant place to stay during summer. At least when you have joined NHH Summer School: Just have a look at the course on social entrepreneurship!