I am an economist, particularly interested in the emerging bioeconomy.

I currently work as a researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research – NIBIO (Norsk institutt for bioøkonomi).

Co-founder of Nourishing Foods Oslo, a small company providing organic, delicious, baked goods and treats that are 100% without gluten, dairy, refined sugar, and artificial ingredients.

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LL_About2My PhD was on the economic effects of cognitive dissonance and mental frames with an application to cooperatives (Department of Bioresource Policy, Business & Economics at the University of Saskatchewan). I currently work on issues related to value chains, innovation and the green shift – i.e., the transformation of Norwegian economy from the old model of a fossil fuel based system to one supported by renewable resources that are fully utilized.

My research interests include industrial organization, game theory, economic psychology, cooperatives.

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