The winner of NHH’s Research Dissemination Award 2017 is professor Tor Wallin Andreassen.
Therese E. Sverdrup will be Deputy Rector for Innovation and Development in Rector Øystein Thøgersen’s new team. Linda Nøstbakken will be the new Deputy Rector for Education.
Hundreds of teacher education applicants fail to turn up for the start of their study programmes. NHH’s behavioural economists have experimented on them to check whether some nudging might help.
Professor Knut Aase has been awarded two prestigious academic prizes in 2017 for two papers on life insurance and pension contracts.
An article by Astrid Kunze has recently been accepted by The Review of Economics and Statistics. Publication in this prestigious journal triggers NHH´s bonus.
NHH and AFF come in 48th place in the Financial Times’ prestigious ranking of the best open executive education programmes in the world.
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Bengt R. Holmström, and former member of Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, Sandra E. Black, are two of five professors who are appointed new honorary doctors at NHH.
On Wednesday 24 May 2017 Synnøve Nesse will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Monday 15 May 2017 Yun Tang will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
An article by Evelina Gavrilova- Zoutman and Floris Zoutman has been accepted for publication in highly prestigious The Economic Journal.
The article «Apple's Agency Model and the Role of Most-Favored-Nation Clauses» has been accepted for publication in The RAND Journal of Economics.
Norwegian customers have spoken: IKEA and Skandiabanken are the two most innovative companies in Norway. This is shown by the Norwegian Innovation Index developed by CSI at NHH.
If you fail to keep your New Year’s resolution to work out three times a week already in the first week of the year, that does not make it even more important for you to reach this goal. The opposite is the case.
How can companies adapt to a changing world? This is the theme of this year's CEMS Nordic Forum, which NHH is hosting these days.
Key players in Norwegian shipping attended a seminar at NHH this week. Representatives from Grieg Star, Odfjell, DOF and Wilh.Wilhelmsen met experts in crime and governance.
More and more of footballers’ pay is in the form of bonuses. This is a smart way for football clubs to avoid ending up in the red, shows a study carried out at NHH.
Since 2005, those responsible for Chilean top flight football have used NHH researcher Mario Guajardo’s mathematical models to schedule fixtures. His methods are now also used in the South American World Cup qualification system.
Hiring a first employee is an important milestone for entrepreneurs.
Ingvild Almås at the Department of Economics has been appointed full Professor at NHH.
On Tuesday 14 March 2017, NHH hosted a kick-off seminar for the new CEMS Strategic Partnership project “Sustainable Business Models”. The project is funded by Erasmus+ for the next two years.
What happens when a risk-averse principal delegates the management of a firm to a risk-averse agent and offers the agent a long-term contract with full commitment?
In competition with 150 other strong research environments in Norway, the Research Council of Norway has now awarded NHH a Centre of Excellence.
Professor Karin Thorburn has been elected member of Society for Financial Studies council for the next two years.
NHH’s Board has today appointed Øystein Thøgersen as the school’s new rector.
Norwegians don’t smile to people on the bus or ask strangers how they are doing. Very impolite, say some. ‘We leave people alone. That is Norwegian politeness,’ says NHH researcher Kristin Rygg.
People who have previously made choices based on good standard solutions may struggle to make good choices on their own.
Through its registration tax, Norway has taken drastic steps to transition to cars with low carbon emissions. This has resulted in a significantly cleaner stock of new vehicles.
Almost 75 per cent of the NHH students have a job by the time they graduate, according to the latest NHH labour market survey.
On Wednesday 22 February 2017, Professor Emeritus Arild Sæther will hold two trial lectures, one on a prescribed topic and one on an optional topic. On Thursday 23 February, he will defend his doctoral thesis for the Dr. Philos degree at NHH.
Kari Olrud Moen (b. 1969) has been appointed as the next chairperson of the board at NHH Norwegian School of Economics. When she takes up the position in August, she will be the first external person and the first woman to head NHH’s board.
Job applicants meet systematic discrimination based on group affiliation. ‘When an employer receives two CVs from highly-qualified applicants, stereotypes come into play,’ says Thomas de Haan.
Last week NHH Professor Thore Johnsen was celebrated for his contributions to NHH for more than 40 years. Friends and colleagues honoured him with an anthology.
On 22 December Professor Thore Johnsen turned 70. Last Friday he was celebrated for his contributions to NHH for more that 40 years.
The same old story in Norway? Women with children progress slower on the career path, than women who do not have children. Why is that surprising for a country known for its gender equality and a paid paternal quota of 10 weeks?
On Friday 3 February 2017 Pedro Patiño Garcia will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
The Research Council of Norway and The Norwegian Tax Administration allocate NOK 17.5 million each to The Norwegian Center for Taxation (NoCeT) at NHH.
The differences between people in the USA have never been greater. Over the past decades, the richest have become even richer. A new study shows that Americans accept these inequalities to a much greater degree than Norwegians.
On 20 January 2017 Ole-Petter Moe Hansen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
The winners of the FIBE 2017 Publishers’ award are Sander Renes and Floris T. Zoutman for the paper As Easy as ABC? Multidimensional Screening in Public Finance.
On January 19 2017 Natalie Truong will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Firms prefer to go public in periods when sentiment-driven investors are overly exuberant. In these periods, issuers can take advantage of overvaluations by setting offer prices above fundamental value.
On Wednesday January 11 Nikhil Atreya will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Professor Jan Ubøe is this semester's winner of the Bronze Sponge, the NHH bachelor's students' teaching award. He receives the award for his efforts in the course MAT011.
The Nobel Prize in Economics was recently awarded to two researchers who had studied contract theory. Malin Arve at NHH has recently contributed to the field at the very highest level.
Thore Haakon Johnsen turns 70 on 22 December 2016, and will become professor emeritus at NHH from January 2017.
– Firms with a high commitment to their sustainability purpose have a different organisational DNA, Ioannis Ioannou says. He and Idar Kreutzer are keynote speakers at FIBE 2017.
Assistant Professor Thomas de Haan at The Choice Lab has succeeded in getting two papers accepted by The Economic Journal. Both papers are forthcoming in the prestigious journal.
The Choice Lab professors Alexander W. Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden have been awarded a research grant – of 10 mill NOK – for their project «Understanding Paternalism».
Nils Friewald has been appointed full Professor of Finance at NHH. His research fields are empirical asset pricing and market microstructure.
The article "Service supply chain management: A review of operational models" by Stein W. Wallace is one of the most downloaded articles in the European Journal of Operational Research.
Six people have applied for the position as NHH Rector.
NHH climbs two places and is ranked as number 38 in the Financial Times’ most recent overall ranking of the best business schools in Europe.
When readers are no longer loyal to their old print newspaper and prefer to surf the internet at their leisure, newspapers need to think outside the box if they are to hold onto their advertisers.
Professor Kjell G Salvanes recently participated at a conference organized by the Research Council of Norway. - Salvanes has been extremely successful in using Norwegian registerdata. Swedish labor researchers are a bit envy, professor Per Johannson said.
During the conference "Lifting the Veil of Secrecy" academics, practitioners and investigative journalists from all over the world will discuss the role of the tax avoidance industry and how the challenges that tax havens represent can be mitigated.
School buildings throughout Norway are in a state of disrepair. Even in the most wealthy municipalities, local politicians put off prioritising maintenance. ‘How does this affect the learning environment,' asks researcher Arnt Ove Hopland.
This week Torfinn Harding and Po Yin Wong are participating at a workshop in Washington D.C. The Meeting is hosted by The World Bank and NHH.
On Friday 25 November 2016 Seidali Kurtmollaiev will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Giving military equipment to the police in the USA actually reduces crime, but not because of more weapons.
This week the master students Marie L. Lerøy and Lena Nord are participating at the annual OECD Global Forum on Trade in Paris.
On Wednesday 16 November 2016 Hildegunn Løken Sandal will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
New research from NHH shows that, from the 1930s to the 1950s, Norway went from having low social mobility to becoming a world leader. Education really took off during the same period.
The NHH project Sustainable Business Models has been allocated funding from the Erasmus+ programme called Strategic partnerships.
Fully autonomous vehicles are due to be launched in the market within the next few years. Insight into key drivers of adoption intention is vital for managers in the industry in order to develop and communicate a product that fulfills consumer expectations and needs.
‘How individuals react when their life expectancy is suddenly reduced can give us insight into how we make financial choices,' says Jens Sørlie Kværner, who recently defended his doctoral thesis at NHH.
With its sanctions regime, the World Bank has sent a clear message to client governments and suppliers that it will not tolerate corruption. However, the sanctions regime at the same time runs counter to the World Bank’s own development agenda.
On Wednesday 5 October 2016 Galina Goncharenko will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Income inequality can result in less willingness to contribute to a common good that benefits all, a new NHH study shows.
Despite the difficult economic times, a record number of companies have registered for the Career Fair at NHH.
Only one per cent of NHH graduates are unemployed according to a graduate survey from the Student Welfare Organisation in Bergen (SiB).
On Wednesday 28 September 2016 Kjell Ove Røsok will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Tuesday 20 September 2016 Jens Sørlie Kværner will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Friday 16 September 2016 Mads Nordmo will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
New European research in behavioral economics. Four highly interesting keynote speakers: The three-day ESA conference at NHH is underway.
Up to 40 NHH students will have the opportunity to study entrepreneurship and innovation in California as part of their master studies.
On Friday 9 September 2016 Sebastian Fest will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Friday 9 September 2016 Annelise Ly will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
NHH wants to increase innovation among master students. A prestige course for up to 50 potential entrepreneurs is underway.
On Thursday 1 September 2016 Simen Aardal Ulsaker will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Wednesday 31 August 2016 Danielius Valuckas will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Tuesday 30 August 2016 Alena Golyagina will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
There are major financial benefits to living together with a partner, however these benefits are not equally distributed. Men derive the greatest benefit. Women consume much less.
Society depends on individuals taking personal responsibility by whistleblowing. Unfortunately, many whistleblowers still pay far too high a price today, says NHH researcher Birthe Eriksen
This spring more than 57 000 new graduates will make their way from higher education to a labour market with the highest unemployment figures for a decade. This cohort's opportunities to join the correct career path are worse than previous ones.
The Master's students' Award for Excellence in Teaching 2016 goes to Associate Professor Francisco Santos for his efforts in the course FIE400E Investments.
High-frequency trading can be a shortcut to good trades on the stock exchange.
Inequality in childhood manifests itself strongly in adulthood. Why is this the case, and is this fine with us? This is some of what a group of NHH researchers intend to study. They are now in the final round of the Centre of Excellence process
A number of players in the aquaculture industry are looking for more knowledge about sustainable innovation. In cooperation with the NCE Seafood Innovation Cluster, NHH is therefore establishing a new MBA programme to cover the demand.
The 25th Annual Frontiers in Service Conference will be held June 23-26, 2016 at NHH. Center for Service Innovation (CSI) and NHH are the joint hosts for the conference.
Linda Nøstbakken is NHH’s new Professor. She has just been promoted to full Professor in resource economics.
On Tuesday 28 June 2016 Berit Sund will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Monday 27 June 2016 Patricia Wellmeyer will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Last week NHH held Jan Mossin Memorial Symposium. The symposium, held every fifth year at NHH, is a tribute to former NHH Professor Jan Mossin.
NHH is changing its management model from elected to appointed Rector and external Chair of the Board. This was decided by the NHH Board today.
On Thursday 23 June 2016 Hans Anton Stubberud will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH
NHH has joined in as an owner of Bergen Teknologioverføring (BTO). “The ownership in and cooperation with BTO is an important part of NHH’s commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship,” says Helge Thorbjørnsen, Vice Rector for Research at NHH.
Tor W. Andreassen is a member of the review board for the International Journal of Research in Marketing.
Last year, Facebook's "Like" button was pressed some six billion times a day, and we follow the herd when it comes to liking, according to a new NHH study. It is very conformist, and we tend to like what others have liked.
On Thursday 9 June 2016 Jan Erik Meidell will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Wednesday 8 June 2016 Anita Meidell will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.