Digital PhD Defence

PhD Candidate Thomas Størdal Gundersen, Department of Economics, will defend his thesis for the Doctor Philosophiae degree at BI Norwegian Business School

Title of the thesis:
“Supply Heterogeneities and the Oil Market”

Title of trial lecture:
Not public (will be published 11 January)

The Evaluation Committee: 

  • Chair: Associate Professor Leif Anders Thorsrud, BI Norwegian Business School
  • First Opponent: Professor Christiane Baumeister, University of Notre Dame
  • Second Opponent: Professor Ivan Petrella, Warwick Business School


  • Professor Hilde Christiane Bjørnland, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Researcher II Knut Are Aastveit, BI Norwegian Business School (Co-supervisor)

Practical information

  • Time:Thursday, January 27, 2022 3:15 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location:Digital via Zoom
  • Contact:PhD Administration (phd@bi.no)

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 693 2451 0692
Passcode: 534451

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 e-mail to phd@bi.no by 27 January.