Faculty Profile

Dag Morten Dalen

Provost, Professor - Academic Programmes

Publications registered in Cristin

(Current research information system in Norway)


Dag Morten Dalen is the provost and senior vice president of BI Norwegian Business School, with the overall responsibility for the quality of degree programmes at bachelor, master, phd and executive level. Dalen holds a professor position in economics, and has published widely in the area of industrial organization and industry regulation. 

In his more recent research Dalen has been studying competition, prescription choices and regulation in pharmaceutical markets Dalen has extensive consulting experience from projects with ministries, regulatory authorities and private companies, covering topics related to competition policy, regulation of network industries, health economics and quality assurance of larger public investment projects.

In 1997-1998 Dalen worked full-time for the Parliamentary Commission for the investigation of the Norwegian Banking Crisis, and in 2004-2005 he was a member of the Norwegian Ministry of Administration and Labour Expert Commission on Competition between Public and Private Enterprises. 


Research interests
Industrial economics, Economics of regulation, Pharmaceutical markets
Academic Degrees
Year Academic Department Degree
1996 University of Oslo Ph.D Dr. Polit.
1991 University of Oslo Master Cand. Oecon
Work Experience
Year Employer Job Title
2010 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Provost - Senior Vice President
2006 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Associate Dean, MSc in Business and Economics
2004 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Professor
2006 - 2007 BI Norwegian Business School Acting Head of Department
1998 - 2004 BI Norwegian Business School Associate Professor
1999 - 2000 Central Bank of Norway Senior advisor (part time)
1997 - 1998 Stortinget (The Norwegian Parliament) Advisor
1996 - 1998 SNF-Oslo Researcher
1992 - 1996 University of Oslo, Dept. of Economics Research fellow