Stig Tenold is Professor of Economic History at the Department of Economics. He received his dr.oecon.-degree from the NHH in 2001, with a thesis subsequently published in abbreviated form as Tankers in Trouble: Norwegian Shipping and the Crisis of the 1970s and 1980s (St. John's, 2006).
Stig Tenold's main research is within the field of contemporary maritime history, both from an economic history and from a business history angle. The research has resulted in five single-authored, two co-authored and three edited books, as well as more than thirty articles in peer-reviewed journals. In addition, he has published articles on East-Asian economic development, trade policy and popular music in scientific journals and anthologies. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the two leading maritime history journals – The International Journal of Maritime History and Mariner's Mirror – and one of three editors of the book series Palgrave Studies in Maritime Economics.
His most recent books are
- Twentieth century shipping: Norway's successful navigation of the world's most global industry, Palgrave Macmillan 2019 [Free electronic download here]
- Shipping and Globalization in the Post-War Era: Contexts, Companies, Connections (edited with Petersson and White) Palgrave Macmillan 2019 [Free electronic download here]
- Med flagget til topps. Historien om norsk skipsfart i det 20. århundre, Gyldendal Akademisk 2020
Stig Tenold is also involved in a number of research projects with colleagues in Denmark, Finland, South Korea and the United Kingdom, and is affiliated with Bergen Maritime Museum. He has won prizes for outstanding performance as a lecturer awarded by the NHH Master's degree students (2011) and by the NHH Bachelor’s degree students (2019). Stig Tenold regularly gives lectures and courses in maritime history and economics at other universities in Europe and Asia.
|Ojala, Jari; Tenold, Stig||Maritime history: A health check||International Journal of Maritime History Volume 29 (2); page 344 - 354; 2017|
|Tenold, Stig; Murphy, Hugh; Kim, Song; Kang, J.Y.||International Transfer of Tacit Knowledge: The Transmission of Shipbuilding Skills from Scotland to South Korea in the Early 1970s||Enterprise & Society; page 1 - 33; 2020|
|Tenold, Stig||Constantly crossing borders: The international nature of maritime history||International Journal of Maritime History Volume 32 (2); page 403 - 413; 2020|
|Tenold, Stig||Med flagget til topps. Historien om norsk skipsfart i det 20. århundre||Gyldendal Akademisk; 2020|
|Petersson, Niels P.; Tenold, Stig; White, Nicholas J.||Shipping and Globalization in the Post-War Era: Contexts, Companies, Connections||Shipping and Globalization in the Post-War Era: Contexts, Companies, Connections; page 1 - 6; 2019|
Norwegian and international economic history, maritime economics, maritime history, business history.