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.

Behavioral changes in the housing market before and after the Covid-19 lockdown (with André K. Anundsen, Bjørnar K. Kivedal & Leif Anders Thorsrud), forthcoming, Journal of Housing Economics, 2022

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

Price-setting and incentives in the housing market (with André K. Anundsen and Dag Einar Sommervoll)

The most wonderful time of the year? Thin markets,
house price seasonality, and the December discount (with André K. Anundsen)

The housing Phillips curve (with André K. Anundsen, Andreas Benedictow, and Dag Martin Sundelius)

Is the housing market an inequality generator? (with Terje Eggum)