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Sigbjørn Reidar Sødal

Professor

 
Office:
9I152 ( Universitetsveien 19, Kristiansand )

Sigbjørn Sødal is a Professor of Economics at the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder. He is educated as civil engineer (M.Sc.) in physics and mathematics from NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, cand. polit. (M.Sc.) in economics, musicology and religious studies from University of Oslo, and dr.oecon. (doctoral degree in economics) from NHH Norwegian School of Economics.

Sødal has broad research interests, but his primary field of research has been theory of investment under uncertainty. He mainly teaches in the fields of microeconomics, international economics and shipping economics.

Sødal has been a researcher and also served as chief researcher at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (NDRE-FFI), undertaking strategic defence planning for the Norwegian Ministry of Defence and the Norwegian Chief of Defence. While at UiA, he has also been Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, which during his 5-year term  (2010-2015) was split into the current School of Business and Law and the current Faculty of Social Sciences.

Academic interests

Microeconomics

Investment under uncertainty

International economics and shipping

Scientific publications

  • Hoffmann, Jan; Saeed, Naima; Sødal, Sigbjørn (2019). Liner shipping bilateral connectivity and its impact on South Africa’s bilateral trade flows. Maritime Economics & Logistics. ISSN: 1479-2931. s 1 - 27. doi:10.1057/s41278-019-00124-8.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2018). Partilandskapet i Norge. Samfunnsøkonomen. ISSN: 1890-5250. (3). s 51 - 65.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2017). A gravity approach to constructing regional structures from interregional flow data. International Advances in Economic Research. ISSN: 1083-0898. 23 (4). s 361 - 377. doi:10.1007/s11294-017-9663-7.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2017). Hvilke kommuner og fylker passer sammen i større enheter?. Fagbladet samfunn og økonomi. ISSN: 1893-3009. (1). s 48 - 65.
  • Shackleton, Mark; Sødal, Sigbjørn (2010). Harvesting and recovery decisions under uncertainty. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. ISSN: 0165-1889. 34 (12). s 2533 - 2546. doi:10.1016/j.jedc.2010.07.003.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2010). Skipsfartskriser og andre kriser. Økonomi og tid : 18 essays i Pufendorf-tradisjon : festskrift til professor Arild Sæther på 70-årsdagen, 8. august 2010. ISBN: 978-82-450-1024-4. Fagbokforlaget. kapittel. s 163 - 177.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn; Koekebakker, Steen; Adland, Roar (2009). Value based trading of real assets in shipping under stochastic freight rates. Applied Economics. ISSN: 0003-6846. 41 (22). s 2793 - 2807. doi:10.1080/00036840701720853.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn; Koekebakker, Steen; Ådland, Roar (2008). Market switching in shipping A real option model applied to the valuation of combination carriers. Review of Financial Economics. ISSN: 1058-3300. 17 (3). s 183 - 203.
  • Koekebakker, Steen; Ådland, Roar; Sødal, Sigbjørn (2007). Pricing freight rate options. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. ISSN: 1366-5545. 43s 535 - 548.
  • Koekebakker, Steen; Ådland, Roar; Sødal, Sigbjørn (2006). Are spot freight rates stationary?. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy. ISSN: 0022-5258. 40 (3). s 449472.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2006). Entry and exit decisions based on a discount factor approach. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. ISSN: 0165-1889. 30s 1963 - 1986.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2005). Realopsjoner i teori og praksis. Økonomisk forum. ISSN: 1502-6108. 9 (Årg. 59, nr 9). s 51 - 60.
  • Shackleton, Mark; Sødal, Sigbjørn (2004). Smooth pasting as rate of return equalization. Economics Letters. ISSN: 0165-1765. 89 (2). s 200 - 206.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2003). Realopsjoner. Praktisk økonomi og finans. ISSN: 1501-0074. 4
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2002). The Stochastic Rotation Formula: A Comment. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. ISSN: 0165-1889. 26 (3). s 509 - 515.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2001). Capitalism, Communism and Confucius? Some Reflections on Asian Growth and Crisis. ?. 3 (2). s 103 - 119.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn; Johnsen, Åge; Loe, Lars; Vabo, Signy Irene (2000). Sentralisert eller desentralisert skole?. Styring og medvirkning i lokalforvaltningen. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. s 20.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn; Dixit, Avinash; Pindyck, Robert S. (1999). A Markup Intepretation of Optimal Investment Rules. Economic Journal. ISSN: 0013-0133. 109s 179 - 189.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (1998). A Simplified Exposition of Smooth Pasting. Economics Letters. ISSN: 0165-1765. 58s 217 - 223.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn; Dixit, Avinash; Pindyck, Robert S. (1997). A Markup Intepretation of Optimal Rules for Irreversible Investment. NBER Working Paper Series (National Bureau of Economic Research). National Bureau of Economic Research. faglig_bok_institusjon. s 1 - 15.
  • Knudsen, Jon Paschen; Sødal, Sigbjørn Reidar (2010). Økonomi og tid : 18 essays i Pufendorf-tradisjon : festskrift til professor Arild Sæther på 70-årsdagen, 8. august 2010. ISBN: 978-82-450-1024-4. Fagbokforlaget. s 314.
  • Knudsen, Jon P; Sødal, Sigbjørn (2010). Økonomi og tid 18 essays i Pufendorf-tradisjon. Fagbokforlaget. s 314.
  • Wijnolst, Niko; Jenssen, Jan Inge; Sødal, Sigbjørn (2003). European Maritime Clusters. ISBN: 9040724571. Delft University Press. s 220.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2019). Målkonflikter i samferdselspolitikken.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2018). Langsiktig økonomisk vekst og bærekraft. Nobels minnepris i økonomi for 2018.
  • Saeed, Naima; Sødal, Sigbjørn; Hoffmann, Jan (2018). Liner shipping connectivity and its impact on bilateral trade flow of South Africa: A Quasi-Maximum Likelihood (QML) estimation of panel data with random effects.
  • Sødal, Sigbjørn (2018). Det norske politiske landskapet - slik velgerne selv har tegnet det gjennom 40 år.

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