Assistant Head of Department

André Seidel

Field of work

André Seidel is an Assistant Department Head Economics and Regional Economics at the Høgskulen på Vestlandet (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences). His research focuses on economics, and he has published several papers on topics such as public goods, ethnic divisions, decentralization, profit shifting, corruption, international trade, and regional inequality. Some of his notable publications include works in the Journal of Development Economics, International Tax and Public Finance, and the European Economic Review. For more detailed information, you can visit his personal website.

Courses taught
  • Macroeconomics (Bachelor Level, Teaching Language: Norwegian), (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Spring Term 2023).
  • Corruption - Incentives, Disclosure and Liability (Master Level, Teaching Language: English), (NHH, Fall Term 2023).
  • Econometrics (Master Level, Teaching Language: English), (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Fall Term 2022, 2023).
  • An Applied Introduction to the Use of GIS in Economics (Master Level, Teaching Language: English), (Utah State University, Spring Term 2020, NHH Fall Term 2023).
  • Advanced Mathematics and Optimization (Bachelor Level, Teaching Language: English), (University of Bergen, Fall Term 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021).
  • Principles in Economics (Bachelor Level, Teaching Language: German), (Dresden International University, Summer Term 2010 and 2012).
Research areas

André Seidel is engaged in both empirical and theoretical work in economics, focusing on areas like public goods, decentralization, and corruption.


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