Digital PhD Defence - Magnus Våge Knutsen

PhD Candidate Magnus Våge Knutsen, Department of Economics, will defend his thesis for the Doctor Philosophiae degree at BI Norwegian Business School.

Title of the thesis:
“Essays on Reputation”

Title of trial lecture:
“Strategic Posturing in Bilateral Bargaining”

The Evaluation Committee:

  • Chair: Professor Benny Geys, BI Norwegian Business School
  • First Opponent: Professor Tore Ellingsen, Stockholm School of Economics
  • Second Opponent: Associate Professor Ernesto Reuben, NYU Abu Dhabi


  • Professor Leif Helland, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Associate Professor Tom-Reiel Heggedal, BI Norwegian Business School (Co-supervisor)

Practical information

  • Time:Wednesday, 24 February 2021 12:00 - 15:00
  • Location:Digital via Zoom
  • Contact:PhD Administration (phd@bi.no)

Meeting ID: 689 9776 7962
Passcode: 533450

Due to the corona outbreak the doctoral examination will be performed digitally, by 2-way 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 February 24.