Digital PhD Defence - Even Comfort Hvinden

  • Starts:14:30, 2 March 2021
  • Ends:17:00, 2 March 2021
  • Location:Digital via Zoom
  • Contact:PhD Administration (phd@bi.no)

PhD Candidate Even Comfort Hvinden, Department of Economics, will defend his thesis for the Doctor Philosophiae degree at BI Norwegian Business School.

Title of the thesis:
“Crude Games: Essays on strategic competition in oil markets”

Title of trial lecture:
“Oil and conflicts: How can oil fuel conflicts and how can the risk of conflicts affect oil development?”

The Evaluation Committee:

  • Chair: Assistant Professor Alessia Russo, BI Norwegian Business School
  • First Opponent: Professor Soren Anderson, Michigan State University
  • Second Opponent: Professor Bård Harstad, University of Oslo


  • Professor Ragnar Torvik, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Associate Professor Jørgen Juel Andersen, BI Norwegian Business School (Co-supervisor)