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.
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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!
The day was finally there! On Friday June 17 NHH arranged The Graduation Ceremony for master students who have finished their degree at NHH. Congratulations and good luck to you all.
Professor Bertil Tungodden is awarded the NHH prize for outstanding research and Malin Arve is awarded the Ingvar Wedervang prize for outstanding research by a faculty member below 40 years of age.
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.