Associate professor Torfinn Harding at the Department of economics evaluates Norwegian COVID-19 measures and some of their consequences.
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Professor Ola H. Grytten explains what makes the coronavirus crisis unique, and compares it to other crisis.
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.
‘We can expect increased instability in the Norwegian economy going forward. Norway is affected by global uncertainty, and we are now seeing the Corona virus causing increased uncertainty in the markets,’ says Gernot Doppelhofer, Professor at NHH.
Petter Bjerksund and Trond M. Døskeland: By keeping the spending of oil money on todays level, we deceive the next generation of a third of the legacy. Spending should almost be halved.
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.
On Friday 2 November 2018 Oddmund Berg will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
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.
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.
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.
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 institutions we have built up in Norway since the 1980s are preventing a new crisis," says Øystein Thøgersen
On Tuesday 16 June 2015 Elias Braunfels will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis "Political Institutions, Economic Institutions, and Economic Growth" for the PhD degree at NHH.
Europe's economic growth is driven by poorer countries and regions that are catching up to the wealthier areas.
Norway has experienced robust growth, low unemployment and stable inflation. NHH Professor Øystein Thøgersen argues that the current situation is mostly down to luck.
On Monday 24 March 2014 Lukáš Lafférs will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Political leaders in the EU countries draw sharp criticism from Professor Gernot P. Doppelhofer. He believes weak decision-makers and poor communication are fuelling the crisis in Southern Europe.
'Every time there's a crisis, everyone knows that the economists will take a hiding,' says NHH professor Erik Ø. Sørensen.
"Economics Evolving, A History of Economic Thought" is the title of Professor Emeritus Agnar Sandmo's recently published history of economic thought.
What happens when one of the USA's largest investment banks goes bankrupt?