What is and What Should Never Be

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Norwegian oil fund is a tool for securing pensions for future generations and should never be a tool for environmentalists. A wake-up callAfter I handed in my master’s thesis, I have gradually gotten more time on my hands. Even though I go to work every week, I have gotten more time to do things

The mystery of the Norwegian currency rate

Reading Time: 3 minutes After the recovery of the Norwegian economy, macroeconomists repeatedly predict that the Norwegian kroner will appreciate. It is therefore a mystery why the Norwegian kroner depreciated last week. Why should the Norwegian kroner appreciate?The Norwegian kroner is a floating currency which means that the exchange rate is decided by demand and supply in foreign exchange

What Makes Oslo Business Forum so Successful?

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Oslo Business Forum is arguably the most relevant business conference in Norway and it was founded by two very ambitious BI dropouts. Marius Røed Wang and Christoffer Omberg used to organize academic and social events for students as part of SBIO until they got the brilliant idea of making it a business. With a

Learn From the Best: OBF’s Survival Guideline for Digitalization

Reading Time: 4 minutes Oslo Business Forum, the team that brought Barack Obama to your front door, has done it again. This time, instead of trying to outdo the presence of Barack Obama, they changed the game by giving the focus to the event, not the keynote speaker. Ever since OBF brought Barack Obama to their last event –

Digitalisering av business

Reading Time: 6 minutes For tredje år på rad ble det arrangert en møteplass på tvers av businessbransjene da Oslo Business Forum inviterte til inspirerende foredrag, denne gangen med fokus på digitalt lederskap. Digitalt lederskap, beskriver OBF, selv som et viktig begrep i dagens businessverden, samtidig som at teknologien vokser raskt og konsist. Inne på X Meeting Point på

It was a big data day, indeed!

Reading Time: 4 minutes March 19th, BI hosted an event by the name Oslo Big Data Day! In my opinion, this was an exciting event showcasing the multitude of ways in which machine learning techniques can be used, as well as the issues surrounding such technology. The day in itselfBig Data is somewhat of a hype. Just think about

Sofaprat med SBIO Politics

Reading Time: 3 minutes Det var både latter og god stemning på KROA da SBIO Politics inviterte studentene til politisk sofaprat. Inne på KROA hadde mange studenter samlet seg med noe godt i glasset, og satt parat for å få med seg kveldens sofaprat. Kveldens tema var studentpolitisk lederskap. For å kunne gi studentene et bedre bilde på akkurat

The Norwegian oil fund is not afraid of Brexit

Reading Time: 4 minutes Brexit is looming around the next corner. The one certain thing seems to be the uncertainty of the whole situation. However, this does not stop the Norwegian oil fund who says “full speed ahead”. Chaos is the order of the dayAt the time being, no one knows how Brexit is going to go down. Will

The Wild Trip of Brexit and its Turbulent Course

Reading Time: 4 minutes On the 23rd of June 2016, the UK held a referendum on whether the kingdom should stay in the EU or leave. The vote as most know yielded a very surprising result of 51.9% to 48.1% in favour of leaving. Following this decisive vote, on the 29th of March 2017, the United Kingdom invoked Article

En prat med StudConsult

Reading Time: 6 minutes Det er ingen hemmelighet at det generelt sett foregår mye for studentene, på BI Nydalen. Vi har tatt en prat med StudConsult om hvem de er, hvordan det er å jobbe hos dem, og ikke minst hva man får ut av å være ansatt som konsulent. StudConsult ble startet i 1988, og i dag består

The Paradox of Gender Equality and Identity Politics

Reading Time: 3 minutes The desire for equal recognition can easily slide over into a demand for recognition of the group’s superiority. During a town hall event last year, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mildly rebuked a woman for using the word “mankind’ instead of “peoplekind.” The cringe worthy remark elicited cheers from the audience as well as some

Hillary Rodham Clinton: Benevolent Feminist or Imperialist Warmonger

Reading Time: 4 minutes A familiar face with a new attitude is the impression Hillary Clinton left in most people’s minds after her appearance at the Gender Equality Conference hosted by BI on the International Women’s Day. The International Women’s Day is a day of celebration for women across the globe. They celebrate the success they have had in

BI Talk – Tech Startup: How to start a technology company

Reading Time: 1 minute In this episode with Magnus Lysfjord (CEO and co-founder of Sci-Code AS), he informs us about the importance of learning programming, and the possibilities of gaining a competetive edge for that through the platform www.diggit.no, we also learn about the process of starting and running a technology company and the challenges/rewards that comes with it.

Kvinnedagen – En inspirasjon for fremtiden

Reading Time: 5 minutes Forrige uke arrangerte BI et stort event i forbindelse med den internasjonale kvinnedagen, 8. mars. Dagen brukes til å hylle, inspirere og styrke kampen for like rettigheter. På BI ble denne marsdagen brukt på The Gender Equality Conference, hvor både likestilling og kvinnesak stod i sentrum. BIs markering BI markerte 8. mars med The Gender

Is driving change through gender diversity viable?

Reading Time: 5 minutes The issue of gender equality has been extensively discussed, both by corporations and politicians throughout the years. According to the United Nations, on average, less than one in three senior and middle management positions are held by women. This brings to light the matter of gender diversity in businesses. In the last years, the SHE

Casekonkurranse: Finanssektorens fremtid i trygge hender

Reading Time: 4 minutes Laget Bank i Bordet overbeviste i Jobbifinans sin casekonkurranse forrige uke. Konkurransen som ble arrangert på Stratos Konferansesenter gikk ut på å finne nytenkende løsninger for den norske finansverdenes fremtid. Studenter fra 20 ulike studieretninger på ni ulike skoler og universiteter ble delt inn i elleve ulike lag. Av de mange gode og kreative ideene

Investing the Norwegian oil fund is an insurance for economic policy

Reading Time: 4 minutes The economy is a like spider-webThe macroeconomy is a complex organism. There are incredibly many relationships that are interconnected, that together make up a network, a “spider-web” across the economy. If a shock occurs somewhere in the economy, it causes many effects which again causes new effects. And just like that, like dominoes, money flows

En oppsummering av Kreativ Næringskonferansen 2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes På onsdag var det klart for årets Kreativ Næringskonferanse, arrangert av Creative Industries Management (CIM) på BI. Blant mange spennende aktører fra den kreative næringsbransjen gjestet også kultur- og likestillingsminister Trine Skei Grande arrangementet. Temaet for konferansen var kreativ næring i framtiden, med spørsmålet Hvordan vil ulike bransjer innenfor kreativ næring se ut i framtiden?

Programming is an Integrated Part of the New Workday

Reading Time: 3 minutes A modern labour force consists of many people with different personalities, different traits and different skillsets. But even though people possess different skillsets, there are still some things people must have in common in order for the economy to go around. A common language is one of those things. Career path as supply and demandLately,

BI-Revyen: For en ZYK premiere!

Reading Time: 3 minutes På Edderkoppen Scene i Oslo er det snart klart premieren på BI-Revyen 2019, som har fått navnet «ZYK». Salen begynner å fylles opp, lysene slukkes og de røde fløyelsteppene viker til hver sin side av scenen. ZYK åpner med en pangstart av et musikalsknummer akkompagnert av et dyktig live band. Med god energi på scenen

Inside 24, studentavisen ved handelshøyskolen BI Oslo


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Nydalen’s best Christmas cookies

Reading Time: 3 minutes December plus exams, equals a need for Christmas cookies. We at Inside, therefore, decided to taste some of the Christmas cookies sold at cafes close to BI Nydalen. Keep on reading to find out which cookie received the gold medal, and which cookie you are better off without buying.  


Reading Time: 3 minutes Tid. Et raskt Google-søk gir denne definisjonen: «Tid er et abstrakt begrep hovedsakelig benyttet som en betegnelse for hendelsers konstante bevegelse fra fortid til nåtid til fremtid.». Men skjønner alle verdien av dette? Alle har et eller annet forhold til tidstyver. Det kan være sosiale medier, tv serier eller andre ting vi ser på som

Bitcoin: et luftslott som raser sammen?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Undertegnede har vært én av mange som har advart mot usikkerheten i bitcoinprisen. Easy come, easy og. Det kan hende at det prisfallet vi ser nå er en bekreftelse på at kryptovalutaer har vært en «hype», og at luftslottet er i ferd med å rase. Advarslene har stått i kø Bitcoin har blitt populært de

Tallinn – a city like the inside of a snow globe

Reading Time: 3 minutes What better way to celebrate when the exams are over than a holiday weekend? Soon, it will finally be time to relax, and for your study buddies to become your friends again. Although November and December are two tricky months when it comes to the wallet size, there is a way around it; you just

The seven commandments: Preparing for Finals

Reading Time: 3 minutes Stick to what’s in front of you -idea, action, utterance. Marcus Aurelius With just less than a month away until the dreaded final exams, we find it timely to share some tips on how to navigate through the remaining weeks, in order to make your life a little bit easier. We present to you; Insides

Paul Volcker rider igjen

Reading Time: 3 minutes Den tidligere sentralbanksjef Paul Volcker er en levende legende. Nå er han ute med en biografi, «Keeping At It», der kritikk mot the Federal Reserve står på agendaen. Kritisk til Federal Reserves pengepolitikk Innenfor pengepolitikk bærer navnet Paul Volcker stor tyngde; han var, tross alt, mannen som klarte å tøyle den skyhøye inflasjonen USA hadde

Inside BI Startup: Student-podcasten du må få med deg

Reading Time: 2 minutes I et lite kontor nede i BI Startup Hub, finner vi en gjeng med studenter som går andre året i Entreprenørskap og Økonomi. Her har vi Tove, Ole, Cecilia, Fabian og Karoline som har startet opp en podcast, og jobber nå iherdig med å lande neste ukes gjest. Hvem dette er, ville de dessverre ikke

Why people who travel to the Dominican Republic should be ashamed

Reading Time: 3 minutes When autumn comes, a lot of people start dreaming about traveling to warmer countries, and the Dominican Republic is a holiday destination growing more popular for every year. What a lot of people do not know, however, is that it is a country that is breaking international law daily. Do we have any responsibility when

Finanskrise i sikte.

Reading Time: 3 minutes En tung frykt har senket seg over landet vårt; frykten for en ny finanskrise. Vi kan selvfølgelig alle håpe den ikke kommer, men skulle den komme, er faktumet at vi faktisk befinner oss i en langt verre situasjon enn hva mange tror.  Økonomisk politikk for å stabilisere konjunkturer Ingen hadde regnet med at krisen på

The BI Guide: The best place for a cup of coffee.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Many students enjoy a nice cup of coffee to help them during trying times in their academic life. Some people drink it to stay awake, and some people drink it to stay focused, whilst others simply enjoy the bitter and deep flavour of coffee.   If you happen to be a moderate coffee addict like