Professor of Economics, BI Norwegian Business School.
Cand. oecon, Department of Economics, University of Oslo, 1991.
Dr. polit. in Economics, University of Oslo, 1996. Title of thesis: Four essays on the theory of regulation. Committee: Jean-Jacques Laffont and Trond E. Olsen.
Professional experience and honors
Member of the Board of Directors Nye Veier AS. 2015 – Present.
Member of International Academic Advisory Board of LUISS Business School, Rome. 2014- Present.
Member of the Continuous Improvement Review Committee (CIRC). AACSB International. June 2017 – June 2020.
Chair of European Advisory Council of AACSB International. 2016-2017.
Member of European Advisory Council of AACSB International. 2014-2016.
Member of the National Committee for Evaluation of Professorships in Economics. 2007-2009.
Elected board member. BI. 2004-2008. Reelected in 2006.
Member of Norwegian Ministry of Administration and Labour Expert Commission on Competition between Public and Private Enterprises. 2004-2005
Advisor (full time) to the Parliamentary Inquiry Commission for the Norwegian Banking Crisis, The Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget). 1997-98.
Provost, BI Norwegian Business School. 2010-2018.
Associate Dean, Bachelor and Master of Science program in Business and Economics (Siviløkonom-program). BI. 2005-2010.
Scientific advisor (part time), Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research. 2003-2008.
Advisor (part-time), Central Bank of Norway. Financial stability wing. 1999-2000.
Associate Professor. BI. 1998-2004.
Researcher, Foundation for research in economics and business administration. SNF. 1996-98.
Research fellow, Department of Economics. University of Oslo. 1992-1996.
Lecturer, University of Botswana (Summer School). 1994.
Visiting researcher. University of California, Irvine (Paul Merage School of Business). August 2018-July 2019
Visiting scholar. University of California, Berkeley, March-April 2008.
Department of Economics, University of Chile, March 2001.
Visiting Scholar. Institute d’Economie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse, France, 1994-95.
Consultant for various private companies, ministries and governmental agencies. Expert witness and expert judge in court.