Bård Harstad, who is a professor at the Department of Economy at The University of Oslo receives his third ERC-grant. He will, among other things, investigate how international and policies agreements can be designed to exploit the domestic political forces, that is, to take advantage of them, so that the agreement or policy becomes stronger or more attractive.
Good measures require reliable data - these must be collected urgently.
- 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.
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.
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.
Climate changes have huge implications for African economies and can lead to violent conflicts, warns Edward Miguel.
Kalle Moene and Debraj Ray talk about basic wages as a response to increasing inequalities, rising unemployment rates, globalization and automation in manufacturing.
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.
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.