Jonas Hjort from Columbia University is visiting ESOP this summer.
Ingvild Almås, Associate Professor at ESOP, has been awarded the Nils Klim Prize for young Nordic researchers in 2013. The award ceremony will take place in Håkonshallen, Bergen, on 5 June. The laureate will talk about "Global inequality and the Chinese growth miracle" in the Nils Klim Prize Dialogue 2013.
PhD student at ESOP Siv-Elisabeth Skjelbred together with The Choice Lab invites students at UiO to participate in an economic experiment on May 23rd and 24th.
M.Phil. Ingrid Bjartveit Krüger at the Department of Economics will defend her dissertation for the Ph.D. degree: "What's Oil Got to Do With It? - Essays on the Political Economy of Resource Rich Countries."
The Research Council of Norway has granted NOK 24 million through “Europe in Transition” to the interdisciplinary project “European Strains”, which will be led by Kalle Moene, director at ESOP.
On 3 May 2013 Bård Harstad received The Fridtjof Nansen Award for Young Researchers for his contributions to political economy.
Time and venue: 3 May, 2013 12:15 PM-13:15 PM, Auditorium 1, Ground floor, Eilert Sundts hus.
Professor Vernon L. Smith, Chapman University, will give a lecture on how learning from economic experiments helps to inform the understanding of recessions and bubbles. Smith won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for having established laboratory experiments as a tool in empirical economic analysis, especially in the study of alternative market mechanisms.
The Annual report for 2012 has been published. Here you can read all about ESOP's results in 2012.
Prof. Beata Javorcik (prof. II at ESOP) will give a PhD course "Topics in Empirical Trade and FDI" (ECON9402) at the Department of Economics for two days in March and three days in April.
Kalle Moene, Professor at the Department of Economics and leader of the ESOP centre, has been awarded membership in Academia Europaea, the most prestigious scientific organization in Europe.
Centre for the study of Equality, Social Organization and Performance has up to seven scholarships for master students writing their thesis in the spring 2013. The application deadline is October 20th.
ESOP is pleased to announce that Raquel Fernández is visiting our centre from Tuesday October 2 - Friday October 5.
A jury appointed by the newspaper Morgenbladet has chosen Professor Bård Harstad as one of the ten foremost of outstanding young scientists in Norway. Morgenbladet will host a meeting with Bård Harstad and the nine other outstanding scientists at Blå, Thursday September 20.
The ESOP Scholarship in Gender and Economics for 2012 has been awarded to Ella Getz Wold.
Professor Michael Hoel from ESOP wins the prize for the best article of the year in Scandinavian Journal of Economics.
M.Phil. Marte Strøm at the Department of Economics will defend her dissertation for the Ph.D. degree: "Double Income Households - 4 Essays on Children, Votes and Parents' Labor Supply"
Nina Drange will defend her dissertation for the Ph.D. degree ”Childcare in the Welfare State", on June 1st at the University of Stavanger.
When working at ESOP, Pernille Parmer will be in room 1003.
There are 4-5 vacant positions as research assistants at the Department of Economics. Application deadline expired. (May 14, 2012)
ESOP is pleased to announce that Eshita Gupta is visiting our centre from Tuesday April 10 - Thursday May 10. She will be in room 1003.
ESOP has the priviledge of hosting a visiting researcher from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Mr. Miguel Serrano Lopez has joined us for a three month internship at ESOP and PRIO.
ESOP is proud to launch its new web page today - as the first Centre of Excellence at the University of Oslo.
Kjell Arne Brekke has together with Snorre Kverndokk received the prize for the best paper published in Samfunnsøkonomen in 2011.
4-7 research fellowships in economics availabe at ESOP and the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences.
The application deadline is 01.03.2012