Dr.Philos. about Economic behavior in a changing world

MSc in Economics Pål Boug at Department of Economics will defend the thesis "The Cointegrated Vector Autoregressive Model: Concepts and Evidence" for the Dr.Philos. degree.

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Digital event

This event is digital and will be available in zoom.

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.  This is possible by writing in the chat during the intermission.


Click here to join the public defence on the 21st at 13:15 (Opens at 12:45)

Trial lectures

Chosen topic: "The usefulness of cointegration in macroeconometric modelling"




Given topic:  "Macroeconomic modelling with structural breaks and how to incorporate  the consequences of Covid-19."




The two trial lectures will be made available on this page on Friday 18 September.


Adjudication committee

Chair of defence

Professor Ragnar Nymoen, Department of Economics, University of Oslo

Additional information

Summary about Boug’s thesis: "The Cointegrated Vector Autoregressive Model: Concepts and Evidence".

Press release (in Norwegian).



Published Aug. 28, 2020 1:40 PM - Last modified Feb. 21, 2022 2:20 PM