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Time and place: Aug. 10, 2016 11:30 AM5:15 PM, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen

The main focus of the workshop is on how behavioral models, in particular reference dependent preferences, can shed light on economic behavior and the role of public policy.

Jonas Hjort
Time and place: June 20, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Jonas Hjort is Assistant Professor at Columbia University. He will present a paper entitled "Sources of Variation in State Effectiveness and Consequences for Policy Design".

Yuliy Sannikov
Time and place: June 16, 2016 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Yuliy Sannikov is Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He will present a paper entitled "Optimal asset management contracts with hidden savings", written jointly with Sebastian Di Tella.

Time and place: June 13, 2016 9:00 AMJune 14, 2016 2:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo

Centre for the study of equality, social organization, and performance (ESOP) at the University of Oslo is organizing the 2016 Nordic Conference in Development Economics (NCDE16) to be held 13-14 June 2016.

Time and place: June 6, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Robert Schmidt is a Post-doctoral fellow at Humboldt- Universität zu Berlin. He will present a paper entitled "Full vs. limited commitment in electoral competition"

Jonas Poulsen
Time and place: May 23, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Jonas Poulsen is a lecturer/advisor at Harvard University. He will present a paper entitled "The arrival of fast Internet and skilled job creation in Africa", written jointly with Jonas Hjort. 

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Time and place: May 19, 2016 8:30 AMMay 20, 2016 3:30 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

Centre for the Study of Equality, Social Organization, and Performance (ESOP) at the University of Oslo is organizing the Nordic International Trade Seminars (NOITS) 17th Annual Workshop to be held 19-20 May 2016.

Eliana La Ferrara
Time and place: May 11, 2016 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Eliana La Ferrara is Professor at Bocconi University and a Professor II at the University of Oslo. She will present a paper entitled "News vs. novelas: Can entertainment media undermine dictatorships?" written jointly with A. Chong, C. Ferraz, F. Finan and L. Meloni.

Simon Alder
Time and place: May 9, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Simon Alder is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He will present a paper entitled "Chinese Roads in India: The Effect of Transport Infrastructure on Economic Development".

Bernt Bratsberg
Time and place: May 2, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP-seminar. Bernt Bratsberg is a senior research fellow at the Frisch Centre and a Professor II at the University of Oslo. He will talk about excess churning in integrated labor markets.

Jeffrey Sachs
Time and place: Apr. 28, 2016 10:15 AM11:15 AM, Auditorium 1, Eilert Sundts hus, blokk A, SV

ESOP invites to a public lecture with professor Jeffrey Sachs from Columbia University. Sachs is a leading scholar in sustainable development and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.

Geoffrey Heal
Time and place: Apr. 25, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Geoffrey Heal is the Donald C. Waite III Professor of Social Enterprise, Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia University. He will present a paper entitled "Feeling the Heat: Temperature, Physiology & the Wealth of Nations", written jointly with Jisung Park. 

Toke Aidt
Time and place: Apr. 18, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Toke Aidt is a senior lecturer at the University of Cambridge. He will present a paper entitled "The social dynamics of riots: Evidence from the Captain Swing Riots 1830-31".

Vincent Somville
Time and place: Apr. 11, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Vincent Somville is a senior researcher at the Christian Michelsen Institute (CMI). He will present a paper entitled "Saving by Default: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural India", written jointly with Lore Vandewalle.

Paolo Piacquadio
Time and place: Apr. 4, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Paolo Piacquadio is Assistant Professor of Economics at UiO. He will present the paper "A Fairness Justification of Utilitarianism".

Richard B. Freeman
Time and place: Mar. 16, 2016 1:00 PM6:00 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP workshop. Richard Freeman holds the Herbert Ascherman Chair in Economics at Harvard University.

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Time and place: Mar. 15, 2016 7:00 PM9:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, room: Amalie Skram

ESOP invites to a public lecture with professor Richard Freeman from Harvard University. Freeman will discuss how a combination of Shared Capitalism and Pension Fund Socialism can become a viable and more equitable new economy.

Astrid Marie Jorde Sandsør
Time and place: Mar. 14, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Astrid Marie Jorde Sandsør is PhD-student at UiO. She will present a paper entitled "Grade Variance".

Ragnar Torvik
Time and place: Mar. 7, 2016 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Ragnar Torvik is professor of economics at NTNU. He will present a paper entitled “The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization”, written jointly with Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson.

Jochen Kluve
Time and place: Feb. 16, 2016 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Jochen Kluve is Professor of Empirical Labor Economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He will present the paper "What Works? A Meta-Analysis of Recent Active Labor Market Program Evaluations", written jointly with David Card and Andrea Weber.

Time and place: Jan. 22, 2016 1:30 PM5:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus
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Time and place: Dec. 2, 2015 9:00 AMDec. 4, 2015 2:00 PM, Professorboligen, UiO

The European Development Network Conference 2015 takes place in Oslo, 3-4 December 2015.

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Time and place: Nov. 8, 2015 2:00 PMNov. 9, 2015 7:00 PM, Columbia University

The issue of inequality has moved to the top of the policy agenda around the world. Many see the Welfare State, the most important bulwark against the increase in inequality, as under threat. What do we see as the pillars of the 21st Century welfare state?

Time and place: Nov. 3, 2015 12:00 PM6:00 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

ESOP Workshop.

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Time and place: Oct. 6, 2015 10:00 AM6:00 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

Kjell Arne Brekke and Karine Nyborg invite to a workshop about work motivation and the Nordic model.