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Welcome to the master programme in Economics

This page contains information about the start of the semester for students admitted to the Master Programme in Economics Autumn 2018.

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Changes in academic portfolio for study year 2018/2019

Education Committee at the School of Economics and Business approved following changes in academic portfolio for study year 2018/2019.

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Easier for women in Ethiopia to own land with land registration

Digitisation has drastically reduced the costs involved in registering owners of cultivated land. This has made large-scale land registration, which in particular strengthens women's rights in societies where they have a weak position, more relevant for developing countries.

Skogbrann i Amazonas

The Amazon Barbecue

Fires in the Brazilian Amazon are an important driver of forest degradation, doubling biodiversity losses from deforestation. Fires have burned an area equivalent to half of the whole forest over the past 15 years, and produce yearly carbon emissions equivalent to 5% of the global amount.Federico Cammelli analyzes micro-level causes of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon, and the impact of policies and droughts on smallholders’ decisions to use and control fires in his PhD Thesis ”Persistent miscoordination: an economics of Amazon fires".

Hilde Marit Kvile

Got relevant job in the electricity market

Hilde Marit Kvile is working as a consultant in the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE). The material she learned in the courses in Energy Economics and Microeconomics are very relevant for the job she does.

Gradsdag 2017 ved Handelshøyskolen, NMBU

Graduation day at the School of Economics and Business

School of Economics and Business organized a Graduation Day on the 13th of June.

PhD

Three PhD Scholars at the School of Economics and Business

The School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NMBUhas three positions available as a PhD student in business administration and / or economics.

Annie Bersagel

Guest lecture on responsible investments

Annie Bersagel, advisor for responsible investments at KLP Kapitalforvaltning AS, will give a guest lecture on KLP’s responsible investments Monday October 30.

Joachim Scholderer

New Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Joachim Scholderer is School of Economics and Business's new Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Stata

“Getting started with Stata” course

Struggling with Stata basics? Join the four-hour “Getting started with Stata” course.   

Trade and Commodity Markets profile

Master of Science in Economics gives you the opportunity to specialize in one out of five profiles. One of them is Trade and Commodity Markets profile.

Financial Economics profile

Master of Science in Economics gives you the opportunity to specialize in one out of five profiles. One of them is Financial Economics profile.

Energy Economics profile

Master of Science in Economics gives you the opportunity to specialize in one out of five profiles. One of them is Energy Economics profile.

Development Economics profile

Master of Science in Economics gives you the opportunity to specialize in one out of five profiles. One of them is Development Economics profile. 

Environment and Resource Economics profile

Master of Science in Economics gives you the opportunity to specialize in one out of five profiles. One of them is Environment and Resource Economics profile. 

Gradsdagen ved Handelshøyskolen 2014.

Graduation day at the School of Economics and Business

School of Economics and Business organized a Graduation Day on the 14th of June.

Changes in academic portfolio for study year 2017/2018

Education Committee at the School of Economics and Business approved following changes in academic portfolio for study year 2017/2018.

PhD

Two doctoral fellowships available

The School of Economics and Business has two positions available as a PhD student in business administration, entrepreneurship and economics.

Field experiments

New Journal Paper on Experimental tests of tropical forest conservation measures

The paper "Experimental tests of tropical forest conservation measures" written by Øyvind Nystad Handberg and Arild Angelsen has been published in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Philosophy Fridays

Philosophy Fridays

Philosophy Fridays - monthly appointment with engaging discussions, original topics, resourceful guests, homemade cookies and not least the chance to learn philosophical tools for analysis and argumentation.

Hambulo Ngoma

Won Graduate Students and Young Scholars' Case Study Competition

Paper "Does minimum tillage improve livelihood outcomes of smallholder farmers? A micro-econometric analysis from Zambia" to Hambulo Ngoma, PhD student at the School of Economics and Business, won the award for the best paper in the Graduate Students and Young Scholars' Case Study Competition.

Rani Lill Anjum

Received Society's Silver Medal Award

Rani Lill Anjum, researcher at the School of Economics and Business, was awarded the Silver Medal of the Society Excellence in Person Centered Healthcare at the conference organised by the European Society for Person Centered Healthcare at St George's Hospital, University of London, UK, 28th-30th September.

Gradsdagen

Graduation day at the School of Economics and Business

School of Economics and Business organized a Graduation Day on the 15th of June.

Philosophy Fridays

Philosophy Fridays

Monthly gatherings at the main NMBU Library for philosophical reflections with invited guests, open discussion, interesting themes – and not least home-made chocolate cookies!

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Postdoc wins award

PhD thesis of Samantha Marie Copeland on serendity won one of two Best Thesis Awards from Dalhousie University.

Igor Pipkin

Russian Electricity and Capacity Market

During the past decade the Russian power sector has undergone a dramatic reform. This has created a need for better understanding of the drivers and development of the sector. Igor Pipkin describes the functioning of the Russian power market since 2006 by focusing on price formation, market power and the main regulatory obstacles for competition. He will defend his thesis on January 20th.

Stephen Mumford

Won a prestigious fellowship award

NMBU Professor II, Stephen Mumford, has just won a prestigious fellowship award to study whether nothings, absences and lacks are a part of the world.

Gradsdagen ved Handelshøyskolen 2014.

Graduation day at the School of Economics and Business

School of Economics and Business organized a Graduation Day on the 18th of June.

Market

Norwegian Food Market Research Conference

Nofima Ås together with School of Economics and Business at NMBU invites you to the 2st Norwegian Food Market Research Conference that will be held at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences from the 4th to 5th November 2015.

Happiness is having good finances and a nice neighbourhood.

Does money buy happiness?

The difference between the rich and the poor is not so great.

Global food law

Commodity Market Workshop - summing up

Huge success on workshop organized by the Norwegian Center of Commodity Market Analysis and Norwegian University of Science and Techonology.

Susann Gjerde

PhD Defense; Susann Gjerde

What makes a leader master their role and meet their subordinates expectations? These are among the questions Susann Gjerde asks in her PhD Thesis.

Meron Assefa Arega

PhD Defense; Meron Assefa Arega

Food prices are vital for food security in developing countries. Arega has measured how food grain prices respond to government policies, and domestic and international commodity price shocks in Sub-Saharan Africa. She will defend her thesis on March 27th.

Roselyne

PhD Defense; Roselyne Alphonce

Roselyne Alphonce has studied consumer preferences and willingness to pay for food quality attributes using data from Tanzania, Norway and the US. She defended her PhD Thesis "Eliciting WTP for food quality attributes" March 12. 2015.

London

Travelogue - BUS323 outing to London

The students taking BUS323 Commodity Market Analysis visited London and get a glimpse into the world of commodity trading and high finance.

Sofie Skjeflo

PhD Defense; Sofie Waage Skjeflo

Farmers and consumers in developing countries are vulnerable for climate changes. Sofie Waage Skjeflo studies how different households adapts to climate changes and she contributes to an improved understanding of rural economies.

Espen Haug

Research seminar with Espen Haug

Our research seminar series for the spring semester begins on Wednesday January 28th. Professor Espen Haug will give a brownbag seminar at 12.15 in room T452, with the title "SpaceTime Finance and High Frequency Trading. Where Physics meets Finance”.

Bethelhem Legesse Debela

Disputation - Bethelhem Legesse Debela

Bethelhem Legesse Debela studies the role of household strategies and public interventions in enabling households to attain secure rural livelihoods in her PhD thesis. On Monday December 22. she defends her thesis.

 Jeff Alumai

Economist in the Agriculture and Rural Development Department of the World Bank

As a researcher at the World Bank, Jeff Alumai takes advantage of the skills in applied economics that he acquired during his Master studies at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU).

Kristin Alsvik

Project leader at Norwegian Public Roads Administration

- I wanted to write a thesis in cooperation with a company because it is a great opportunity to come in contact with industry and potential employers, says Kristin Alsvik.

Programme structure for Master of Science in Economics

This programme plan applies for students with the startup Autumn 2015, 2014 and 2013.

Senyonga Livingstone

IAAE Best Student Paper Award 2014

Livingstone Senyonga, PhD student at the School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, has won the prize "IAAE Best Student Paper Award 2014".

Arnar Mar Buason

Best master degree thesis in Economics

Arnar Mar Buason received the prize for best master degree thesis at the School of Economics and Business last year.

Global commodity markets

From farm households to global commodity markets

Synthetic fish can now be purchased on an exchange, while investments in agricultural real estate have become insurance for uncertain times.

Tårnbygningen

Research seminar

The department organizes research seminars in room T452.

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