Professorship in Macro and
Monetary Policy Issues
The professorship expired 1st
April 2018, after the two seven year periods scheduled in the initial
Steinar Holden was appointed to the professorship
as of March 1st 2004. The professorship is based on a donation from Norges Bank. The
donation was for an initial seven-year period with the possibility of renewal
for a further seven-year period. As of 1 March 2011, it was renewed for the
second seven-year period. The professorship entails the same rights and the
same work obligations as other professors at the University of Oslo. The
University of Oslo has the full employment responsibility for the professor.
The position includes an annual budget which will be used for activities such
as workshops and conferences, PhD courses, visits by guest researchers from
abroad, funding research assistants or purchasing data.
In addition to the listed events, the professorship finances a number of
shorter research visits. Seminar presentations are
announced in the regular seminar program. Many of the listed events are organized in collaboration with other
institutions. In some cases, other institutions undertake the practical
arrangements, and the professorship contributes a part of the funding.
Student scholarship in macroeconomics and monetary
student scholarships are available for Master’s students at the Department
of Economics, who write a Master’s thesis within macro and monetary policy
issues. The scholarship is NOK 12 000, and will usually be tax free.
Workshops and conferences
Konferanser på norsk
interactions. Professor Eric M. Leeper 24-26
crises and credit frictions in open economies. Professor
Enrique G Mendoza. 20-24 August 2012.
Student scholarship in macroeconomics and monetary policy
deadline October 2017
applicants. Fartein Valen
Slåttebrekk og Ole Andreas Sørhuus
were awarded a full scholarship
deadline October 2016
applicants. Kristin Celius and Jon Ellingsen were awarded a full
deadline October 2014
applicants. Wu You was awarded a full scholarship, while Anders Hellseth and Hallvard Mørck shared a scholarship.
deadline October 2013
applicants. Torbjørn Bull Jensen was awarded a full scholarship, while
Daniel Johannessen and Louis Diffenthaler
shared a scholarship.
deadline December 2012.
applicants, who shared the scholarship: Mats Fevolden
and Magnus Gulbrandsen
- Information. Application deadline 1st October 2010.
- There were four applicants, and the scholarship was awarded to Hong
- Information Application deadline 18th
were three applicants, and the scholarship was awarded to Peter Grutle
- Information Applications should be received before 4 April 2008
were six applications, and the scholarship was awarded to Zhao Bo.
- Information Applications should be received before 17 September 2007
were two applicants, and the scholarship was awarded to Nina Larsson
should be received before 3 March 2006
were 10 applications, and the scholarship has been awarded to Omar Saleemi.
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