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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.