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


I am now at the University of Heidelberg. My new research profile is on this webpage.


Academic interests

  • Welfare economics, Environmental and resource economics, Development economics


Research in progress

  • Cross-Dynastic Intergenerational Altruism
  • Combining Expert Advice on Social Discounting (with Moritz A. Drupp, Mark C. Freeman, Ben Groom and Martin Hänsel)
  • Rumble in the Jungle? Economists vs. Philosophers on Social Discounting (with Moritz A. Drupp, Mark C. Freeman and Ben Groom)


  • ECON1210 - Introductory Microeconomics (Evaluation: 4,0 of 5)
  • ECON4091 - Oral Examiner of Master's Thesis (Not evaluated) 
  • ECON4271 - Distributive Justice and Economic Inequality (Evaluation: 4,4 of 5)


  • Research visit at Northwestern University, 2018
  • Research visit at the London School of Economics, 2016
  • M.Phil. (with two prizes for best 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, London School of Economics og CICERO
  • Expert reviewer of IPCC AR5
  • Accredited observer to the UNFCCC negotiations from 2008 to 2012

Prizes, nominations and scholarships

  • Most contributing Ph.D. student at EAERE-FEEM-VIU European Summer School on Macroeconomics, Growth, and the Environment (Joint), 2017
  • Personal Oversees 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 scholarship from UiO Energi, 2016
  • Scholarship from Professor Wilhelm Keilhaus Memoral Fund, 2016
  • Dare to Know Award, 2015
  • Best master's thesis in economics, 2014
  • ESOP Gender and Economics Scholarship, 2014
  • CREE Scholarship, 2013
  • Ivar Lundes 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 Apr. 30, 2019 8:53 PM