Erling Røed Larsen

Head of Research

Contact information:

Tel.+47 48 09 22 63
Email: erling.roed.larsen[at]

Research interests:

Housing economics, empirical economics, urban economics, applied economics

Personal webpage:

Erling is Head of Research at Housing Lab. Before joining Housing Lab, he worked as Head of Research at Eiendomsverdi. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001.

His research agenda concentrates on micro aspects of the housing housing market such as efficiency, hedonic models, indices, auctions, transactions, demand factors, thick market effects, search and matching, and home equity effects.

Is the housing market an inequality generator (med Terje Eggum), accepted, Review of Income and Wealth

Behavioral changes in the housing market before and after the Covid-19 lockdown (with André K. Anundsen, Bjørnar K. Kivedal & Leif Anders Thorsrud), Journal of Housing Economics, 2023, 59: B

Intra-week price patterns in the housing market, Scandinavian Journal of Economics,2021, 123: 1, pp. 327 – 352.

Can monetary policy revive the housing market in a crisis? Evidence from high-resolution data on Norwegian transactions, 
Journal of Housing Economics, 2018, 42, pp. 69-83.

Testing for micro efficiency in the housing (with André K. Anundsen)
International Economic Review, 2018, 59 (4), pp. 2133-2162.

Thick-market effects, housing heterogeneity, and the determinants of transaction seasonality (with Plamen Nenov and Dag Einar Sommervoll)
Economic Journal, 2016, 126 (598), pp. 2402-2423.

Working papers

Work in progress

House price seasonality, market activity, and the December discount

Estimating the housing Phillips curve: Evidence from Norway (with Andreas Benedictow and Dag Martin Sundelius)

The housing Tobin’s Q (with Nini Barth and Andreas Benedictow)

Bidding behavior in housing auctions (with André K. Anundsen, Andreas Benedictow, and Mikkel Walbækken)

Pricing and incentives in the housing market (with André K. Anundsen, Plamen Nenov, and Dag Einar Sommervoll)

Match Quality and House Price Dispersion: Evidence from Norwegian Housing Auctions (with André K. Anundsen, Arne Lyshol, and Plamen Nenov)