Jonna Olssson and Nicole Wägner at the Department of Economics have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Fellowship. They receive approximately NOK 2.4 million each.
Labour Economics article archive
Today, NHH professor Katrine V. Løken and her expert group are presenting their recommendations to the Minister of Education: How can kindergartens, schools, and after-school programs contribute to reducing social disparities?
A doctoral thesis from NHH last year sparked the debate on mobile phone bans in schools: Sara Abrahamsson's research showed that banning mobile phones led to better grades and less bullying. Now the government is tightening the rules on mobile phone usage significantly.
PhD researcher at NHH Irene Marta Brusini has been awarded The Valeria Solesin Prize, named after the Italian researcher who was killed in the Paris terrorist attack at the Bataclan in 2015.
‘Firms and universities must take diversity and inclusion seriously. Many already do, but there is still room for progress,’ says NHH Professor Astrid Kunze to Authority Magazine.
Over 11 per cent of Norwegian children grow up in poor families. ‘We need to increase child benefit. That would halve the proportion of children living in poverty,’ says NHH professor Kjell G. Salvanes.
On Tuesday 29 August 2023 Alessandro Pizzigolotto will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
In the end of June, Professor Astrid Kunze organizes a two-day international workshop on gender inequalities and challenges to shaping an inclusive work-life.
On Friday 2 June 2023 René Karadakic will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Wednesday 24 May 2023 Sara Abrahamsson will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
The Fridtjof Nansen award for young researchers 2023 goes to NHH Professor Katrine V. Løken. She receives the prestigious prize for her excellent research in economics.
In 2022, Alexander Willén received NOK 8 million in funding through the Researcher Project for Young Talents. Read his tips about the application process.
On Wednesday 15 December 2021 Mirjam Linnea Wentzel will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Differences in infant mortality between rich and poor Norwegians have never been less pronounced than they are now, new NHH study reveals.
Alexander L. P. Willén (32) at the Department of Economics has been promoted to full professor. He completed his Ph.D. only three years ago. `An extremely talented researcher´, Professor and Head of Economics Eirik G. Kristiansen says.
Sissel Jensen at the Department of Economics has been promoted to full professor at NHH. Ivar Kolstad at the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law and Walter Pohl at the Department of Finance have also been promoted from associate professor to professor this spring.
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?
Research conducted at NHH shows that there is a critical point at which a neighbourhood develops towards complete segregation.
Childcare, paid parental leave, and keeping women working.
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.
Women with a twin brother drop out of upper secondary and higher education more often than those with a twin sister, a new study shows. ‘Parents need to be aware of these consequences,’ says NHH Professor.
Aline Bütikofer at The Department of Economics and FAIR has been appointed full Professor at NHH.
"The paper Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labour Market Outcomes in Norway" is published in The Review of Economic Studies.
Astrid Kunze has received the excellence in Reviewing Certificate from Labour Economics.
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.
Professor Kjell G. Salvanes receives funding from FRIPRO. The FRIPRO arena aims to promote scientific quality at the forefront of international research.
Professor Katrine Vellesen Løken at FAIR-CELE has received an ERC starting grant for the project «Criminality, Victimization and Social Interactions».
With 18 million Euro NORFACE will fund thirteen transnational research projects. Two of the projects involve researchers at CELE.
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.
Katrine Vellesen Løken becomes Professor at the Department of Economics.
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.
An article by Evelina Gavrilova- Zoutman and Floris Zoutman has been accepted for publication in highly prestigious The Economic Journal.
In competition with 150 other strong research environments in Norway, the Research Council of Norway has now awarded NHH a Centre of Excellence.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The paper «What Explains the Gender Gap in College Track Dropout? Experimental and Administrative Evidence» has been published in American Economic Review.
On Monday 25 April 2016, Helge Sandvig Thorsen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Norway needs to find jobs for more than one million highly educated people. "It is not skilled workers that need help – it is their children," says Professor Victor D. Norman.
On Monday 28 September 2015 Darina Steskal will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis "Essays on Urban Wage Premium, Returns to Internal Migration and Migrants' Selection in Norway" for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Friday 25 September 2015 Agnes Kovacs will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis "Essays on Households' Intertemporal Resource Allocation" for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Monday 4 May 2015 Magne Krogstad Asphjell will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
There may be major unintended consequences when society restricts benefits. This is felt by the children of young single mothers. The effects of little money at home and less time to focus on children are pronounced in lower secondary school, where their marks are clearly lower.
On Friday 10 October 2014 Eirin Mølland will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
International mergers reduce the influence of trade unions and lead to lower pay for crew, according to new research. Norwegian flight crews are facing tougher times, according to Professor Lars Sørgard.
New research by economist Astrid Kunze shows that taking a few years off work results in bigger losses for highly educated women than for women with less education. She is critical of the cash benefit system.
On Friday 31 May 2013 Trond Halvorsen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic, and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
A new study carried out at NHH finds that unemployment has disturbing long term negative effects. Young people who have been unemployed are scarred by the experience. The younger they are, the more likely they are to be jobless later in life. Some of them drop out of the labour market for good.
Should we let children stay children for as long as possible, or is an early school start important to prepare children for life in a knowledge-based society?
Professors Kjell Gunnar Salvanes and Jarle Møen and research fellow Helge Thorsen have published the results of a research project on the selection and allocation of labour to the teaching profession. The main findings are surprising and some people may also find them controversial.
Department managers in Norwegian hospitals nowadays have to take care of both the financial aspect of running a hospital and the treatment of patients. NHH researcher Katarina Østergren is concerned with the strong emphasis on financial results.