PhD on how households respond to major life events

M.Phil. in Economics Helene Onshuus at Department of Economics will defend the thesis "Adaption to Major Life Events" for the PhD degree.

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Partial digital defense

The public defense will be digitally available in the Zoom webinar. You can download zoom or use your browser.  Please visit our webpage for more information on digital disputation.


The master of ceremonies will invite to ex auditorio-questions. It will only be possible to ask questions if you are physically present at the defense.

Trial lecture

Given topic: "Consumption smoothing and the impact of major life events."


Adjudication committee

Chair of defence

Vice Head of Department, Professor Halvor Mehlum, Department of Economics


Additional information

A scientific abstract in English can be found here.

A press release in Norwegian can be found here.

You may request a pdf of the thesis by sending an email to by the 17th of March.

Published Feb. 25, 2022 8:47 AM - Last modified Mar. 17, 2022 11:29 AM