News archive for Department of Economics
The Scandinavian countries offer the world’s most generous parental leave benefits. These policies aim both at helping mothers in the labor market, and at promoting infant well-being. But does it work?
Professor Eirik S. Amundsen is one of a small number of Norwegian economists that have been elected to the prestigious academy, Academia Europaea.
The economist Katrine Vellesen Løken has been awarded the prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council.
A Norwegian government committee looking at the sharing economy proposes that sharing platforms such as Uber, Airbnb and others should be subject to regulations and taxation.
A recent evaluation describes Centre for Competition Policy (BECCLE) as a success. The evaluation committee points out that the centre has a high activity level and cross-disciplinary collaborations which encourage solid research activities.
Katrine Vellesen Løken (31) from the Department of Economics at the University of Bergen is now the youngest female Professor in Economics in Norway ever.
Associate Professor Katrine Vellesen Løken at the Department of Economics is one of the researchers at the University of Bergen who has been given a prestigious research funding throught the FRIPRO program for young research talents.
– This proves that competition economics is a highly important field of research, says Professor Tommy S. Gabrielsen, general manager at BECCLE.
A growing role for economics in State Aid Control
The Department of Economics and the Faculty of Social Sciences have hosted a meeting with delegates from Renmin University of China, School of Economics, to explore opportunities of student and staff exchange between the two universities.
Renowned researcher in Labour and Family Economics appointed to Honorary Doctor at the University of Bergen
This week three guest researchers has started their stay at Department of Economics.
Doctoral Course, June 22 – July 3 2009 Department of Economics, University of Bergen