8 Sep - Paal Brevik Wangsness (HH)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Paal Brevik Wangsness, School of Economics and Business (HH), will defend his PhD thesis "Economics and policies for the electrification of transport" on 8 September 2020.

8 Sep - Paal Brevik Wangsness (HH)

Norwegian title of thesis:
“Elbilpolitikk fra et samfunnsøkonomisk perspektiv”

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"On the consistency of environmental regulation: Are CO2 standards for road transport too strict?"

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Tuesday 8 September, 2020 at 12:15 hrs. Place: Zoom https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/64112945344?pwd=cnNLdDB4UE1FL2k0VlNhVU1zRDRMdz09;

This public defense will be held digitally since physical presence must be limited due to Covid-19. All are welcome to witness the digital defense, but please read and abide by the guidelines stated below. This is required for the defense to run without interruptions and noise.

Guidelines for attending the defense via Zoom:

  • Do not use your camera.
  • If anyone wishes to oppose Ex Auditorio, please ask your question in the chat before the first opponent ends his opposition.
  • Testing of your own equipment is advised before attending.

Evaluation committee:
First opponent: Professor Erik Verhoef, School of Business and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Second opponent: Professor Nils-Henrik M. von der Fehr, Department of Economics, University of Oslo (UiO), Norway.
Committee coordinator: Professor Ståle Navrud, School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway.

Supervisors:
Main supervisor: Professor Knut Einar Rosendahl, School of Economics and Business, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Senior Research Economist Kenneth Løvold Rødseth, The Institute of Transport Economics (TØI), Norway

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2020:41, ISSN: 1894-6402, ISBN: 978-82-575-1705-2.

Published 25. august 2020 - 14:54 - Updated 15. september 2020 - 15:59