Norwegian School of Economics

Norwegian School of Economics

- Economics and Finance Ranking

Norway Established: 1936 Scholars: 3 Best Researchers 2022 Badge
Economics and Finance
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Economics and Finance discipline and affiliated with Norwegian School of Economics. There are a total of 3 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Norwegian School of Economics is 123 with a mean value for the h-index of 41.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Norwegian School of Economics is 438 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 146.00.


Norwegian School of Economics

Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) is a public business school in Bergen, Norway. Founded in 1936, NHH is the first business school established in the country. It is also the most popular academic institution in the fields of economics and business administration in Norway. It is also one of the most prestigious universities in the country and in Europe.

Norwegian School of Economics Key Statistics

The university has six departments. Its major academic units include the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law, Department of Business and Management Science, Department of Economics, Department of Finance, and Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication.

Its course offerings include five Ph.D., nine postgraduate, and one undergraduate degree programs. It also offers double degree programs with arrangements with six partner business schools like the HEC Paris, Louvain School of Management, and Lancaster University.

The university has more than 3,453 students. About 8% of the student population are international students from 50 countries worldwide. It houses around 279 faculty staff with a student-faculty ratio of 1:12 and over 121 administrative and support staff.

Other Norwegian School of Economics key statistics include its full-service library that holds more than 88,635 volumes of books and other references.

Norwegian School of Economics Research

NHH maintains and strengthens international collaborations and partnerships with more than 195 academic institutions in over 50 countries worldwide. These institutions include the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, Hanken School of Economics in Finland, and the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland.

The university’s top three research fields are economics, business, and microeconomics. Its researchers have been published in publications like the Social Science Research Network and the European Journal of Operational Research. Norwegian School of Economics research teams get invited to attend/present papers at prestigious conferences like the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, International Conference on the European Energy Market, and Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.

The most cited research publication of Norwegian School of Economics is Ghauri et al.’s (2010) book, Research Methods in Business Studies. This scholarly output has received a total of 6,606 citations to date.

The second most cited scholarly output is Allingham and Sandmo’s (1972) “Income tax evasion: A theoretical analysis,” published in the Journal of Public Economics. A total of 4,869 articles, books, and other publications have cited this scholarly output.

The third most cited publication from Norwegian School of Economics is Gelfand et al.’s (2011) “Differences between tight and loose cultures: A 33-nation study,” published in Science. It has generated a total of 1,941 citations so far.

The university’s other most cited publications include Greve and Salaff’s (2003) “Social networks and entrepreneurship” (Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 1,650 citations) and Nysveen et al.’s (2005) “Intentions to use mobile services: Antecedents and cross-service comparisons” (Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 1,645 citations).

NHH also has around 12 research centers, five research projects, and 11 other centers. Some of these research facilities include the Center for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality, Center for Brand Research, Center for Business Economics, Center for Sustainable Business, and Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment.
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
653 World 2 National
Kjell G. Salvanes

Kjell G. Salvanes

Norwegian School of Economics, Norway
D-index 55 Citations 16,924 188
1553 World 9 National
Agnar Sandmo

Agnar Sandmo

Norwegian School of Economics, Norway
D-index 37 Citations 14,767 119
2120 World 15 National
Finn E. Kydland

Finn E. Kydland

Norwegian School of Economics, Norway
D-index 31 Citations 31,872 131

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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