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.
A new expert committee will evaluate Norwegian power supply and the electricity grid. NHH Professor Mette H Bjørndal is appointed member of the expert group.
On Wednesday 16 June 2021 Somayeh Rahimi Alangi will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
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.
The changes in the UK’s trading relationship with the EU are likely to have widespread effects, many of which are yet to be understood in full. This column (at voxeu.org) introduces the issue of compliance with rules of origin requirements within free trade agreements. The authors argue that complying with these rules can present firms with additional production costs that would not have been present had the UK remained a part of the EU.
`Early imposition of full international travel restrictions appears to have reduced the growth in per capita cases and fatalities associated with COVID-19 in Nordic countries in 2020´, Professor Stein Ivar Steinshamn says.
Bjørg Marit Eknes (52) will be Director Organisation and Governance at NHH. She comes from the position as Director of Strategic Alliances in Sparebanken Vest.
NHH Norwegian School of Economics sets another new application record this spring. 2 221 applicants had the Siviløkonom programme (Bachelor and Master) as their number one choice, which makes this education the most popular in the country.
We should not systematically cry "greenwashing" when companies speak about sustainability.
Last week, 110 CEMS students joined The CEMS Nordic Forum. The student conference, hosted by NHH Norwegian School of Economics, gathered highly motivated local and international students.
On Monday 26 April 2021 Fehime Ceren Ay will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Retail is undergoing major changes. Can new business models, ecosystems and artificial intelligence uphold employment and maintain diversity in the sector? A new DIG project will address these issues.
In January, 22-year-old Stine Stolpestad took over as the leader of NHHS. She wants to make it an even more inclusive student association.
Did you miss out on the NHH mini conference on financial secrecy 24 March? The conference was digital and you now can watch the video and listen to experts discussing if financial institutions are capable of detecting criminal activity, as required by the regulations.
Silje Rydland Skaar has been awarded the Odd Nordhaug Memorial Prize. The PhD candidate receives the award for the best article published in the journal «Beta» in 2019 and 2020.
Discrepancy between words and actions is not necessarily greenwashing, according to PhD Candidate Victoria Nydegger Schrøder.
Master’s degree student Nils-Fredrik Solem (25) is set to graduate with a business economics degree this summer. He was offered a permanent position with successful start-up Forte_Digital in September.
On Thursday 25 March 2021 Joel W. Berge will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
There could be a conflict between focussing on politically correct terms and promoting gender equality, PhD Candidate Agnes Bamford writes in Forskersonen.
A massive 97 per cent of students who graduated with a master's degree from NHH in spring 2020 and who have jobs are in relevant employment. Most were offered a job before completing their degree.
NHH professor Christine B. Meyer will chair a committee appointed by the Government tasked to write a report on women’s health and health from a gender perspective.
Tax evasion, bribery and fraud can be part of apparently legitimate business. Are the financial institutions capable of detecting criminal activity, as required by the regulations?
On Friday 19 March 2021 Stefan Meissner will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Master's degree students Andreas Vestre and Kristian Wøien Stø felt there was a lack of quantitative research on the effect of working from home. Their data analysis indicates that many make more efficient use of their working hours when working from home.
Danat Tekie (26) from Oslo is one of the founders of the start-up success Young Sustainable Impact. But she is not resting on her laurels. With a grant from NHH Executive, she will now learn more about sustainability.
Overall, NHH students are satisfied with their studies, but are missing their social life, according to the latest Study Barometer.
An expert group will examine how climate change, climate policy and the green transition may affect the Government Pension Fund Global. NHH finance professor Karin Thorburn is appointed member of the expert group.
In 2017, NHH graduate Izabella Hawrylko (28) took up a coveted position with Microsoft. Last year, she ended in third place in E24’s ranking of the best tech-heads in the country.
The Norwegian Innovation Index 2020 voted Sbanken, Netflix and HBO as the best in digital innovation.
Marius Bratsberg has attended the Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship at NHH and learnt simple measures that can make or break an idea.
The year 2020 gave us a medical crisis and a financial upturn – which is better than we feared, writes Tor Wallin Andreassen in BT.
NHH student Inger Mirjam Madland (26) secured a job at her dream workplace before she started work on her master’s thesis.
Covid-19 is creating long-lasting changes to business and industry and the view of what constitutes a good leader. A new international survey shows that 'the world' now values leaders who are clearly empathetic and are tolerant of failure.
Succeeding with green products and services is hard, but systematic business model experimentation can make it possible, argue Hussnain Bashir, Sveinung Jørgensen, Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen and Siv Skard in LSE Business Review.
On Friday January 15 Charlotte Haugland Sundkvist will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
The winner of NHH’s Research Dissemination Award 2020 is professor Tina Søreide.
NHH finishes at 62nd place in the FT collective rank of European business schools. It is a considerable descent from last year. The reason is that NHH was not ranked in one of the underlying partial ranks previously this autumn.
Mario Guajardo was recently awarded a diploma in the final of 2020 Daniel H. Wagner Prize for his paper «Scheduling the Main Professional Soccer League of Argentina»
`To win the CEMS Business Project of the Year Award, in fierce competition with teams from top business schools around the world, really shows the high quality of the students’ work´, Jan I. Haaland, NHH Academic Director for CEMS says.
Associate Professor Hallgeir Sjåstad investigates the “sour-grape effect”
Board at the Norwegian School of Economics has decided to offer Øystein Thøgersen the position as rector for the coming rector period. Accession is 1 August 2021, and the term of office has a duration until 31 July 2025.
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?
Ingrid Larsson (24) and Maria Natalie Jensen’s (25) master’s thesis resulted in a lot of attention and an invitation to the Norwegian Parliament.
Herman Johan Bomholt and Torsten Stangeland Thune were awarded the Lehmkuhl grant for their master’s thesis today.
Countless superlatives have been used to describe Rolf Assev, and he was the preferred choice of many to become alumn of the year. The recipient of the award himself has recently emerged from a difficult time.
The Bergen Night trek for the UN Sustainable Development Goals is postponed due to Covid 19.
NHH Norwegian School of Economics and University of Bergen are organizing the 48th Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics.
With Yara onboard as a CEMS Corporate Partner, alongside Equinor, NHH has now secured two very strong Norwegian multinational companies as partners in the CEMS alliance.
CEMS Responsibility Week was kicked off at NHH this week with a panel discussion on how the Higher Education Sector impacts global efforts to meet the SDGs and the Paris Agreement.
On Wednesday 28 October 2020, Ondrej Osicka will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
NHH has now achieved two of three accreditations that are included in “Triple Crown”. Contributes to increased quality and that we remain attractive for excellent students and employees, says Rector Øystein Thøgersen
For the first time in its history, NHH Executive is awarding a scholarship to a candidate wishing to enrol in its new master's programme in sustainability. The scholarship covers the full tuition fee for one module.
On Monday 7 September, Minister of Finance Jan Tore Sanner visits NHH. Sanner will meet the NHH rectorate and a join a live question and answer session with the students.
‘We must bring the customers into the conversation about development work to a much greater extent,’ says Professor and Centre Director Tor W. Andreassen. 1 September is the launch of the NHH DIG centre.
Associate Professor Alexander L.P. Willén has studied the effects of a scheme whereby students are given a free gym membership if they visit the gym 50 times per semester.
Although former NHH student Jens Aas has yet to turn 30, he has already worked on sustainability on three different continents.
NHH's new centre DIG aims to become the number one research environment for innovation in Norway. The centre will cooperate with 15 leading businesses and is scheduled to open in September.
The Norwegian School of Economics will receive NOK four million from the Research Council of Norway to conduct research on how COVID-19 affects companies’ knowledge competence and their new digital everyday life.
Alexander W. Cappelen and Aksel Mjøs are among the members of the reference groups for the EU's new research and innovation programme Horizon Europe.
The Norwegian School of Economics is among three Norwegian educational institutions set to be awarded status as European Universities.
On Tuesday September 8, Lisa Maria Assmann will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Rector Øystein Thøgersen says that NHH’s management is prepared in the event that more infection cases are detected at the school.
Associate professor Torfinn Harding at the Department of economics evaluates Norwegian COVID-19 measures and some of their consequences.
The lockdown in Norway has been successful in reducing the pressure on the healthcare system. If Norway would have followed the more lenient Swedish response, the peak number of COVID19 hospitalizations would have been three times higher.
On Wednesday 24 June 2020 Johan Mellberg will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
NORCE to have a new centre for research-based innovation: Climate Futures will provide climate risk forecasts ranging from 10 days to 10 years ahead in time. NHH and SNF are two of the partners of the new SFI.
Postdoctoral fellow Ranveig Falch at FAIR says that happiness has dropped in Norway and in the U.S. during the COVID-19 crisis.
Professor Ola H. Grytten explains what makes the coronavirus crisis unique, and compares it to other crisis.
Research conducted at NHH shows that there is a critical point at which a neighbourhood develops towards complete segregation.
Associate Professors at the Department of Business and Management Science, Floris Zoutman and Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman, awarded for article on legalizing medical marijuana.
On Monday 15 June 2020 Evangelos Toumasatos will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Friday 5 June 2020 Sandra Kristine Halvorsen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Thursday 4 June 2020 Kyrre Kjellevold will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Wednesday 3 June 2020 Loreta Rapushi will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Victoria Poon Sundvor, 27, was accepted as a foreign service trainee from about 400 applicants. ‘My studies at NHH have given me a sound academic background and an understanding of the “nervous system” of society.’
The Norwegian Parliament recently approved a temporary new restructuring law to save businesses following the corona crisis. NHH Finance Professor Karin S Thorburn explains some reasons for and risks connected to the new law.
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.
Through the company Mycroft, PhD candidate Christian Braathen makes it easier to create good work schedules. He is now set to receive NOK 1 million from the Research Council of Norway.
The Norwegian School of Economics is home to Norway’s most popular study programme. This year, NHH was 2,112 applicants’ first choice. They are competing for 500 places. ‘This is a formidable increase from last year,’ says Rector Øystein Thøgersen.
On Monday 11 May 2020 Ole-Andreas Næss will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Monday 27 April 2020 Sujit Pandey will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic. On Tuesday 28 April he will defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
– Easter is an important holiday in Norway. This year, the coronavirus outbreak has changed things up, but we still hope you will have an enjoyable Easter break.
On Tuesday 21 April 2020 Abdallah Wumpini Issahaka will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Friday 17 April 2020 Timothy Wyndham will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Not many could have foreseen that a virus would bring the global economy to its knees in 2020, writes Professor Ola H Grytten.
Loans are no use when customers disappear, writes NHH Professor Victor D Norman.
New guarantees are needed to enable us to carry the financial costs of the pandemic together, write Bertil Tungodden and Alexander W Cappelen.
Childcare, paid parental leave, and keeping women working.
A new master’s thesis from NHH shows what Norwegian hotel chains do when digital platforms become intermediaries between the customer and the hotel.
NHH is closed for students and employees until Monday April 13
NHH closed entirely Thursday 12 March at 6:00 pm. The first reports say that the closure will last until 26 March. Go to nhh.no for updates on the situation at NHH, rector Øystein Thøgersen says.
‘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.
On 11 March, the grocery industry will be attending a conference in Oslo on the topic ‘death of the high street and the industry shift’. ‘There is no shortage of excitement in the grocery industry,’ says head of FOOD Frode Steen.
‘Rafto x NHHS is a space where students can work on issues related to sustainability,’ says leader and NHH student Ada Gjedebo Hetland.
On Thursday 12 March 2020 Negar Ghanbari will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Businesses fight to attract candidates from NHH. A record-high 99 per cent of those who left NHH with a master’s degree in spring 2019 have found relevant work, shows NHH’s labour market survey.
UBS whistle blower Bradley C. Birkenfeld, Director of Group Compliance Mirella Elisa Os Wassiluk (DNB) and NHH Professor Guttorm Schjelderup are speaking at an NHH conference on financial secrecy in March.
“I never set myself the explicit goal to become a professor. I have just been doing what I like. This is a fantastic day for me”, Bram Timmermans says.
‘Only one in three entrepreneurs are women. Through this event, we want to support each other and diversity,’ says project manager of She Innovates, Susanne Thue.
Women make up only 28 per cent of executive management positions in banking and finance, according to a report from the Finance Sector Union of Norway. NHH wants to change this.