Department of Economics and Finance

The department comprises the two subject areas of economics and finance. The department's research topics include game theory, the benefits of early educational investments, the national budget, stock markets, environmental economics, and energy economics.

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The Department of Economics and Finance members teach in the bachelor and master programs at the UiS Business School. They are highly sought after as external lecturers and expert consultants in both the private and the public sectors. They are involved as partners in research projects both nationally and internationally and research a wide variety of subjects:
Behavioral and experimental economics; Labor and education economics; Energy, natural resources, & environmental economics; Energy finance and commodity markets; Corporate finance and governance; Microstructures of financial markets, Macroeconomic policies; Applied econometric frontiers (machine learning, natural language processing, etc.).

Faculty profiles

Professor
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UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Førsteamanuensis
51833739
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Assistant professor
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UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Professor
51833729
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Professor
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Førsteamanuensis
51833771
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Professor
51833716
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Professor
51833721
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Førsteamanuensis
51833777
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Professor
51833787
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Førsteamanuensis
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Professor
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Førsteamanuensis
51832338
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Førsteamanuensis
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Professor II
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Førsteamanuensis
51831671
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Førsteamanuensis
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Professor
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UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Forsker
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UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Postdoktor
51831571
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Førsteamanuensis
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Postdoktor
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Avdelingsleder
51833752
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Postdoktor
51831950
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Forsker
51831985
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Postdoktor
51831986
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Postdoktor
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance

Ph.D. Candidates

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UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
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UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
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UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
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UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Næringslivsstipendiat
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Stipendiat
51831607
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Stipendiat
51831686
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Stipendiat
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
Stipendiat
51831957
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
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51831951
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance
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51831981
UiS Business School
Department of Economics and Finance

Department of Economics and Finance Seminars

12th edition of the Field Days - Experiments outside the laboratory

Mon. 05.06 09:00

tue. 06.06 15:30

UiS, Elise Ottesen-Jensens Hus
EOJ101

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PhD course in randomized controlled trials in the social sciences, September 2022

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Contribution to the Swedish Corona Commission

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PhD course in Econometrics with Professor Magne Mogstad in August 2022

The University of Stavanger Business School is pleased to offer the course Econometrics PHD401 to PhD students in the so...

Einar (27) works as a senior broker and CFO

Einar Øglænd Torjusen took a master's degree in Business Administration at the University of Stavanger Business School.

Students got to try themselves as consultants

In the course "Economics of Motivation" the students get to try themselves as consultants in working life to test theori...

Magne Mogstad taught econometrics to PhD students

Doctoral research fellows from all over Scandinavia were gathered in Stavanger when Magne Mogstad taught econometrics at...

PhD course in Econometrics with Professor of Economics Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago

The University of Stavanger Business School is pleased to offer the course Econometrics PHD401 to PhD students in the so...

Folkvord and Kvaløy appointed to a new tax committee

On Friday 18 June, the government established a committee to carry out a comprehensive review of the Norwegian tax and e...

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Kristoffer Svanes is studying for a master's degree in Business Administration at UiS and specialises in finance. Even b...

– Today's economics students will take up more innovative and less traditional positions than before

Gehan Skhmot has a master's degree in Business Administration and has specialised in economics. She now works as a consu...

Einar (27) works as a senior broker and CFO

Einar Øglænd Torjusen took a master's degree in Business Administration at the University of Stavanger Business School.

Einar (27) works as a senior broker and CFO

Einar Øglænd Torjusen took a master's degree in Business Administration at the University of Stavanger Business School.

TD Veen gives NOK 5 million to UiS Business School and Synapse Lab

The research group Synapse Lab develops measures to improve motivation and learning in education and in working life. Th...

MSc in Business Administration receives EFMD accreditation

The University of Stavanger Business School is the first Norwegian business school to receive the EFMD Programme Accredi...

Two research teams at the University of Stavanger Business School are applying to become Norwegian Centres of Excellence (SFF)

The University of Stavanger Business School recently submitted two applications to the Research Council of Norway to bec...

A digital tool that strengthens students' belief in their learning opportunities launched

All upper secondary schools in Norway can now use the digital tool U-Say. The UiS Business School has participated in th...

Gorm Kipperberg is the new Professor of Environmental Economics at UiS

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Head of Department
Venke Furre Haaland

Associate Professor E-mail: venke.f.haaland@uis.no Phone: 51833752 Office: EOJ 215

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Contact
Visiting address

Campus Ullandhaug Elise Ottesen-Jensens house, 2. floor Kjell Arholms gate 35 N-4021 Stavanger

Phone

+47 51 83 15 55

Postal address

University of Stavanger UiS Business School N-4036 Stavanger Norway

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