Frikk Nesje

Research Fellow
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Phone +47 22855259
Room ES 1034
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus Blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1095 Blindern 0317 OSLO

At Northwestern University until mid June. Available on e-mail.


Academic interests

  • Welfare economics, environmental economics, development economics

Published papers

In progress 

  • Combining Expert Advice on Social Discounting (with Moritz A. Drupp, Mark C. Freeman and Ben Groom)
  • Cross-Dynastic Intergenerational Altruism
  • Discounting the Future: Comparing Expert Views of Economists and Philosophers (with Moritz A. Drupp, Mark C. Freeman and Ben Groom)
  • Risikojustering av kalkulasjonsrenta i tilleggsanalysar (with Diderik Lund)

Courses taught

  • ECON1210 - Consumer behavior, firm behavior and markets (Evaluation: 4,0/ 5)
  • ECON4091 - Master's thesis and oral exam (Not evaluated) 
  • ECON4271 - Distributive justice and economic inequality (Evaluation: 4,4/ 5)


  • Research visit at Northwestern University, 2018
  • Research visit at London School of Economics, 2016
  • M.Phil (with two prizes for thesis) in economics from the University of Oslo, 2014
  • M.Sc. (with distinction) in environmental economics and climate change from the London School of Economics, 2013
  • Research assistant at the University of Oslo, the London School of Economics, and CICERO
  • Expert reviewer to IPCC AR5
  • Accredited observer to the UNFCCC negotiations from 2008 to 2012

Prizes, nominations and awards

  • Most Contributing PhD Candidate at the EAERE-FEEM-VIU European Summer School on Macroeconomics, Growth, and the Environment (Joint), 2017
  • Personal Overseas Research Grant from the Norwegian Research Council, 2017
  • Department Nominee to the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences (Accepted, also for presentation), 2017
  • Nominated to Lecturer of the Year, 2017
  • Mobility grant from UiO Energy, 2016
  • Scholarship from Professor Wilhelm Keilhau's Memorial Fund, 2016
  • Dare to Know Award, 2015
  • Best master's thesis in economics, 2014
  • ESOP Gender and Economics Scholarship, 2014
  • CREE Scholarship, 2013
  • Ivar Lunde's Scholarship, 2010
  • First in national contest in general knowledge for pupils, 2001


  • Supervisor: Prof. Geir B. Asheim
  • Co-supervisor: Prof. Ben Groom


Tags: Economics, Political Economics, Resources Energy and Environment
Published Sep. 1, 2014 1:53 PM - Last modified Jan. 26, 2018 6:16 PM