Professor the Lord Mervyn King

The Agnar Sandmo Lecture on Public Policy

NHH Professor Agnar Sandmo retired at the age of 70 on 9 January 2008. In order to mark Sandmo’s long contribution to the field, as well as his international standing NHH has established two annual institutions:

  • The Sandmo Lecture on Public Policy is held by leading international economists.
  • Sandmo Junior Visiting Fellowship is a guest scholarship for especially promising young researchers under the age of 40. 

The Sandmo Lecture 2017

The Sandmo Lecture 2017 was held by MiT Professor Peter A. Diamond, an American economist known for his analysis of U.S. Social Security policy. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2010.

Watch the video from the lecture.