PhD Defence: Vegard Høghaug Larsen

PhD Candidate Vegard Høghaug Larsen, Department of Economics, will hold a public lecture and defence of the doctoral dissertation at BI on June 9th. 

The title of the doctoral dissertation is
“Drivers of the business cycle: Oil, news and uncertainty”


Trial lecture
10:00-11:00: Trial lecture. Title: Identification of Macroeconomic Models with Forward Looking Variables

12:00-: The doctoral candidate will publicly defend the doctoral dissertation.

Be considerate, do not enter or leave during the session. Do not enter if you are late. 

The Doctoral Dissertation is available in the library at BI Norwegian Business School. For the disputation, the academic procession will arrive at 1215 sharp and the public must take their seat before this time.

Evaluation Committee

  • Chair: Associte Professor Gisle James Natvik, BI Norwegian Business School
  • First Opponent: Professor Juan F. Rubio-Ramíres, Emory University
  • Second Opponent: Professor Gernot Doppelhofer, Norges Handelshøyskole


Professor Tommy Sveen, BI Norwegian Business School, has been the candidate's main supervisor, and Professor Hilde Christiane Bjørnland, BI Norwegian Business School, has been the candidate's co-supervisor.


Practical information

  • Time:Friday, 09 June 2017 10:00 - 15:00
  • Place:BI - campus Oslo, Auditorium A2-030
  • Price:Free
  • Contact:BI PhD Administration (phd@bi.no)