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Paneldebatt
Published Dec. 6, 2016 12:37 PM

ESOP organised the conference "The Future of Egalitarianism" October 27 at the Nobel Peace Center. The conference marked the end of its Centre of Excellence period and the start of a new period with continued research. The main hall was filled up with people interested in hearing Dani Rodrik, Eliana La Ferrara and Kalle Moene's lectures and the following panel debate.

Published Oct. 21, 2016 12:21 PM

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics Choice for best paper in 2015 and The third Sören Wibe Prize have been awarded ESOP affiliates.

Forskningsdagene
Published July 7, 2016 10:00 AM

As part of the research festival "Forskningsdagene", organisations, enterprises and schools have the opportunity to book a researcher from ESOP for a free lecture on a current topic.

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.

Published June 9, 2015 10:28 AM

What can explain the success of UKIP (United Kingdom Independence Party) that with it´s hard Eurosceptic and anti-immigration message has emerged as the most significant political force in post-war Britain? To find out, Postdoc Cathrine Moe Thorleifsson has travelled to Doncaster town in South Yorkshire, a UKIP hotspot. 

Published Nov. 10, 2014 10:46 AM

Jacopo Bizzotto, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and the Macroinequality project, has been awarded the Louis-André Gérard Varet Prize for the best paper by a young author at the Asset conference in Aix-en-Provence.

Published Aug. 28, 2014 1:54 PM

Patients with high education have a better chance of surviving cancer, according to research published by Jon H. Fiva, Torbjørn Hægeland, Marte Rønning and Astri Syse. The reason being that they use specialized treatment to a greater extent than less educated patients.

Published June 26, 2014 3:23 PM

European Research Workshop in International Trade (ERWIT) is the most prestigious conference in international trade. This year it was held in Oslo. Many of the best researchers in the field presented their recent findings.

Published Mar. 27, 2014 8:28 AM

Professor Geir Asheim at Department of Economics and ESOP has been appointed expert on the Horizon 2020 Advisory Group for Societal Challenge: 'Europe in a changing world - Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies'.