Til våren legger regjeringen frem en ny perspektivmelding. Den vil som alle tidligere perspektivmeldinger trolig vise at vi har et inndekningsbehov frem i tid. Vi må arbeide mer, bruke mindre, og/eller øke skatteinntektene. Samtidig ser vi at skattegrunnlagene blir mer mobile, mens fremveksten av teknologigiganter utfordrer de tradisjonelle skatteregimene.
Department seminar. Karol Flores-Szwagrzak is an an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Copenhagen Business School (CBS). He will present the paper: "Uncertainty, Observation, and Choice".
M.Phil. in Economics Trond Christian Vigtel at Department of Economics will defend his thesis "Understanding Retirement Decisions" for the PhD degree.
ESOP seminar. Jonathan Libgober is an Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California, he will present the paper: "Informational Robustness in Intertemporal Pricing". Co-authored by Xiaosheng Mu
In 2019 it is 50 years and 30 years respectively since Ragnar Frisch and Trygve Haavelmo received The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. The Department of Economics and the Faculty of Social Sciences invite to a celebration.
ESOP seminar. Charles Manski is a board of Trustees Professor in Economics at Northwestern University. He will have a non-technical talk on themes of his new book: "Patient Care under Uncertainty".
ESOP seminar. Andreas Steinvall Myhre is a PhD candidate at the University of Oslo. He will present the paper: "Labor Supply Responses to Learning the Tax and Benefit Schedule". Co-authored by Andreas S. Kostøl
Våg å vite-prisen 2019 går til fire masterstudenter som har utfordret etablerte sannheter og levert oppgaver av høy kvalitet. Velkommen til prisutdeling, sang og forfriskninger.
Department seminar. Takuro Yamashita is an Assistant Professor at Toulouse School of Economics. He will present the paper: "Large mechanism design with moment-based allocation externality".
Department seminar. Water Bossert is a Professor of Economics, University of Montréal. He will present the paper: "Daunou’s voting rule and the lexicographic assignment of priorities". Co-authored by Salvador Barbera and Kotaro Suzumura.
Department seminar. Valerie Smeets is a professor at Aarhus University, Department of Economics and Business in Denmark. She will present the paper: "Multi-Product Firms, Import Competition, and the Evolution of Firm-product Technical Efficiencies". Co-authored by Emmanuel Dhyne, Amil Petrin and Frederic Warzynski.
M.Phil. in Economics Torbjørn Hanson at Department of Economics will defend his thesis Four essays on military economics: Efficiency, trust and risk preferences in the armed forces for the PhD degree.
OFS seminar. Attila Lindner is an assistant professor at UCL. His research interests are how public policies can alleviate inequality, the effects of minimum wage policies, and the interaction between unemployment insurance and job search. He will present a paper called "Technological Change and Skill-Demand in Non-Competitive Labor Markets", co-authored by Balázs Muraközy, Balázs Reizer, and our own Ragnhild Schreiner from OFS.
Department seminar. Winnie van Dijk is a postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Chicago Becker Friedman Institute. She will present the paper: "The socio-economic consequences of housing assistance".
Attila Lindner, assistant professor at The University College London, will hold a course for Ph. D. students in public economics with the title "Methods and Applications in Public Economics and Labor Economics".
Staff lunch seminar. Daniel Spiro is associate senior lecturer (associate professor) in economics at Uppsala University in Sweden. He will present the paper "The Economics of Planetary Boundaries", co-authored by Gustav Engström, Johan Gars, Chandra Kiran, Raphael Calel, Therese Lindahl, and Badri Narayanan.
ESOP seminar. Scott Barrett is a Professor at Columbia University. He will present the paper: "The Malaria Eradication Game".
Department seminar. Hessel Oosterbeek is Professor of Economics at the University of Amsterdam. He will present the paper: "Elite schools harm marginal students and benefit high achievers: Evidence from admission lotteries". Co-authored by Nienke Ruijs and Inge de Wolf.
Marianne Marthinsen and Maria S. Wahlberg are economists and politicans. They have written a book together about common tax avoidance strategies: Rødt lys. Det store skatteranet- og hvordan vi kan stoppe det. The guest lecture is a part of ECON4415, but is open for all.
ESOP seminar. Amir Jina is an Assistant Professor at Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago. He will present the paper: "Valuing the Global Mortality Consequences of Climate Change Accounting for Adaptation Costs and Benefits".
Department seminar. Christian Moser is an Assistant Professor within the Economics Division at Columbia Business School. He will present the paper: "The Gender Gap: Micro Sources and Macro Consequences". Co-authored by Iacopo Morchio.
Department seminar. David Weinstein is a Professor at Columbia University. He will present the paper: "The Impact of E-Commerce on Relative Prices and Consumer Welfare". Co-authored by Yoon J. Jo and Misaki Matsumura.
Joint SSB and OFS seminar. Davud Rostam-Afschar is an assistant professor at the University of Hohenheim. His research interests are decisions of the household and firm in the context of public economics. He will present the paper "Freedom of Movement, Taxation and Job Mobility in Europe." The seminar will be at Statistics Norway.
Department seminar. Mary Amiti is an Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She will present the paper: "Dominant Currencies: How firms choose currency invoicing and why it matters?". Co-authored by Oleg Itskhoki and Jozef Konings.