Public Lectures

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Jeffrey Sachs
Time and place: Apr. 28, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM, Auditorium 1, Eilert Sundts hus, blokk A, SV

ESOP invites to a public lecture with professor Jeffrey Sachs from Columbia University. Sachs is a leading scholar in sustainable development and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.

Bilde av Richard Freeman
Time and place: Mar. 15, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, room: Amalie Skram

ESOP invites to a public lecture with professor Richard Freeman from Harvard University. Freeman will discuss how a combination of Shared Capitalism and Pension Fund Socialism can become a viable and more equitable new economy.

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Time and place: Dec. 2, 2015 2:15 PM - 6:30 PM, Gamle festsal, Urbygningen, UiO, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo city centre
Professor Sir David Hendry
Time and place: Nov. 13, 2015 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Auditorium 1, Ground floor, Eilert Sundts hus

Professor Sir David F. Hendry from Nuffield College at Oxford University will present "Deciding between Alternative Approaches in Macroeconomics", in honour of Trygve Haavelmo.

Time and place: June 11, 2015 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Eilert Sundts hus, room 1047

Special lecture for Master students and Phd students at the Department of Economics. Dirk Bergemann is the Douglass and Marian Campbell Professor of Economics at Yale University.

Ambassador to Norway Helen Campbell
Time and place: Apr. 14, 2015 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Aud. 1, Eilert Sundts hus

A Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership will modernise and strengthen EU's trade policy. What does this mean for Norway?

Debraj Ray
Time and place: Mar. 23, 2015 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus, blokk A, SV

ESOP invites to a Public Lecture for students with Debraj Ray, professor at New York University and affiliated researcher at ESOP. Ray has written the book "Development Economics" used in ECON1910.

Time and place: Sep. 19, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Auditorium 1, Ground floor, Eilert Sundts hus

What is the link between constitutions and economic development? Ruth Berins Collier and James Robinson give two perspectives on the interplay between institutions and economic development.

Time and place: Oct. 4, 2013 12:15 PM - 2:30 PM, Auditorium 1, Ground floor, Eilert Sundts hus

For the 100 Year Anniversary of Norwegian women’s right to vote, ESOP has invited Lena Edlund and Andreas Kotsadam to talk about the current status of women worldwide from a development perspective. ESOP's prize for the best MA thesis on gender issues in 2013 will also be awarded.

Time and place: May 3, 2013 12:15 PM - 1:15 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.

Time and place: May 13, 2011 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM, <br/>Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus (SV-bygget)
Time and place: May 5, 2011 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM, <br/>Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus
Time and place: Aug. 26, 2008 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, <br/>University of Oslo, Helga Engs building, Auditorium 1
Time and place: June 23, 2008 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, <br/>Auditorium 4, Social Science Building