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Knut Nygaard

Knut Nygaard


Knut Nygaard is an Associate Professor with Oslo Business School at OsloMet. Nygaard's primary expertise is finance, and his research focuses on corporate governance, asset pricing and individual investor trading behaviour. He has held research fellowships at Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. In 2011, Nygaard earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). Prior to his Ph.D., Nygaard was an Economist at Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) where he worked on several policy-related research projects, including projects commissioned by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Nygaard earned a graduate degree from the University of Cambridge in 2003, and an undergraduate degree from Bayes Business School at City University London in 2001.


Research groups

Scientific publications

Eckbo, B. Espen; Nygaard, Knut ; Thorburn, Karin S. (2022). Does mandatory board gender-balancing reduce firm value?. Harvard Business Law Review. Vol. 12.

Eckbo, B. Espen; Nygaard, Knut ; Thorburn, Karin S. (2021). Valuation Effects of Norway’s Board Gender-Quota Law Revisited. 22 p. Management science. Vol. 68.

Eckbo, B. Espen; Nygaard, Knut ; Thorburn, Karin S. (2016). Kjønnskvotering av børsnoterte ASA-styrer. Magma forskning og viten. Vol. 05.

Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Nygaard, Knut ; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (2015). Social preferences in the lab: a comparison of students and a representative population. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. Vol. 117.

Nygaard, Knut (2012). Finans og psykologi: En småsparers investeringsferdigheter. Magma forskning og viten.

Nygaard, Knut ; Tungodden, Bertil; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf (2011). Social Preferences in the Lab: A Comparison of Students and a Representative Population. CESifo Working Papers.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete