Digital Phd Defence

PhD Candidate Rasmus Bøgh Holmen, Department of Economics, will defend his thesis for the Doctor Philosophiae Degree at BI Norwegian Business School

Title of the thesis:
“Productivity and Mobility”

Title of trial lecture:
“Causality and method choice in the estimation of productivity effects of infrastructure”

The Evaluation Committee:

  • Chair: Professor Rune Jørgen Sørensen, BI Norwegian Business School
  • First Opponent: Professor Stephen Gibbons, London School of Economics
  • Second Opponent: Professor Oliver Falck, LMU Munich


Associate Professor Per Botolf Maurseth, BI Norwegian Business School
has been the candidate's supervisor.

Practical information

  • Time:Friday, 18 December 2020 12:15 - 15:00
  • Location:Digital via Zoom (link to event will be published later)
  • Contact:PhD Administration (phd@bi.no)

Zoom: https://binorwegianbusinessschool.zoom.us/j/69927347512?pwd=c1hTTktDOHdMUUJYMU5EcUxSNEt6QT09
Passord: 780067

Due to the corona outbreak the doctoral examination will be performed digitally, by 2-ways communication channel. The public defence is open to the public and everyone who is interested can join.

Ex auditorio-questions: The chair of defence will invite the audience to ex auditorio-questions at the end.

The Doctoral Dissertation is available in the library at BI Norwegian Business School. You may request a pdf of the thesis by sending an email to phd@bi.no by Friday 18 December 2020.