Published Aug. 7, 2018 3:51 PM

- I aim at filling the gap between different views about justice and concrete policy recommendations, says Paolo Giovanni Piacquadio, Associate Professor at the Department of Economy. He received an ERC Starting Grant for the project Value Judgements and Redistribution Policies.

Published May 3, 2018 9:16 AM

The gains from environmental policies may be unevenly distributed, according to a new study. Researcher Elisabeth Isaksen believes this can affect people’s support for climate and environmental measures.

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Published Feb. 19, 2018 9:32 AM

Economists at the University of Oslo have pointed out the dubious nature of prestigious rankings. Tuesday October 31st The World Bank released its report for 2018.            

Manudeep Bhuller
Published Dec. 7, 2017 3:43 PM
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Published Oct. 13, 2017 1:30 PM

Climate changes have huge implications for African economies and can lead to violent conflicts, warns Edward Miguel.

Kalle Moene and Debraj Ray
Published Mar. 8, 2017 8:35 AM

Kalle Moene and Debraj Ray talk about basic wages as a response to increasing inequalities, rising unemployment rates, globalization and automation in manufacturing.

Published July 7, 2016 10:45 AM

ESOP organises a two-day event to mark the end of its CoE-period. The research centre will no longer be part of the Norwegian Research Council's programme but continues with fresh funding.

Published Oct. 2, 2015 9:25 AM

The world’s environmentalists are counting down to the upcoming UN climate summit in Paris. However, such climate agreements could be counterproductive.

Urban setting of rich and poor in an Asian city
Published June 25, 2015 8:05 AM

June 25th, 2015: Researchers at the Department of Economics will receive a million grant for excellent research quality. The funds are earmarked recruitment of international top researchers.

Esther Ann Bøler
Published May 29, 2015 12:13 PM

Esther Ann, research fellow and PhD candidate at ESOP, received the Best Paper Award at the 14th Annual Postgraduate Conference on Globalisation and Economic Policy.

Published Aug. 11, 2014 8:56 AM

The Department of Economics welcomes several new colleagues this semester.

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Published June 30, 2014 11:45 AM

Subprime loans and restrictions on the housing market were important drivers of the U.S. housing bubble, according to new research.

Published June 27, 2014 2:58 PM

The continual and violent clashes between Hindus and Muslims in India are generally attributed to religion. Economic factors may provide a better explanation.

Published Feb. 4, 2014 2:53 PM

Professor in Economics Ragnar Nymoen has won the prize for the best forecast about the Norwegian macroeconomy in 2012 together with professor Gunnar Bårdsen at NTNU.

Published Nov. 11, 2013 10:30 AM

Bjørn Dapi, PhD candidate, won the award as the best lecturer of the year. Runa H. Andersson, Morten H. Grindaker and Eivind H. Olsen won the award for the best Master's thesis in 2013.

Published Oct. 23, 2013 2:54 PM

Kjetil Storesletten, professor at the Department of Economics, has become a member of Academia Europaea, the most prestigious scientific organization in Europe.

Published Sep. 30, 2013 10:43 AM

Are you going to write your Master's thesis at the Department of Economics, University of Oslo, in the spring of 2014? If you are planning to write about a research topic that is relevant to ESOP, Oslo Fiscal Studies or CREE, remember to apply for a scholarship within 20 October 2013. The deadline for the scholarship in Macroeconomics is 30 October 2013.

Published Sep. 25, 2013 10:21 AM

Andreas Müller has just joined the department as an Assistant Professor now in September.  He is going to work with Vidar Christiansen and the rest of the Oslo Fiscal Studies’ research team, as well as with Kjetil Storesletten on MACROINEQUALITY.

Published Sep. 23, 2013 11:43 AM

CREE (Oslo Centre for Research on Environmentally friendly Energy) will grant up to three scholarships to master students who are writing a thesis within the fields that are relevant for CREE (environment, climate).

The application deadline is October 20, 2013

More information about the scholarships here

Published Aug. 21, 2013 10:50 AM

Kjetil Storesletten, Professor at the Department of Economics, is the co-winner of the Sun Yefang Award 2012 for the article "Growing Like China". It's the first time that this prize, which is the highest ranked Chinese award for economists, has been given to European economists.

Published Aug. 14, 2013 10:20 AM

The Department of Economics welcomes several new colleagues this semester.

Published Aug. 9, 2012 1:09 PM

The Department of Economics welcomes several new colleagues this semester.

Published July 5, 2012 1:46 PM

Michael has been awarded the SJE Prize for the best article published in 2011 in The Scandinavian Journal of Economics