• Early information in auctions with entry 

      Vagstad, Steinar (Working Paper, Working paper, 2004-01)
      Consider an auction in which potential bidders must sink an entry investment before learning their values, but where the auction designer can release information so that the bidders learn their values before entry. Such ...
    • The east atlantic bluefin tuna fisheries : stock collapse or recovery? 

      Bjørndal, Trond; Brasão, Ana (Working paper, Working paper, 2005-06)
      In this paper, a discrete time, multi-gear and age structured bio-economic model is developed for the East Atlantic Bluefin Tuna fisheries, a paradigmatic example of the difficulties faced in managing highly migratory fish ...
    • Economic evaluation of the fisheries policies in Denmark, Iceland and Norway : some performance indicators 

      Arnason, Ragnar; Sandal, Leif Kristoffer; Steinshamn, Stein Ivar; Vestergaard, Niels (Working Paper, Working paper; Working paper, 2002-08)
      The economic efficiency of the Danish, Icelandic and Norwegian cod fisheries is examined. For this purpose nonlinear aggregate models of these three fisheries are constructed. A particular mathematical approach to calculate ...
    • Economic integration and the profitability of cross-border mergers and acquisitions 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil (Working paper, Working paper, 2003-08)
      The 1990s was a decade of increased economic integration. The decade also witnessed a sharp increase in cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As). From a theoretical perspective, the increase in M&As in more integrated ...
    • Economic integration and the relationship between profit and wage taxes 

      Haufler, Andreas; Klemm, Alexander; Schjelderup, Guttorm (Working paper, Working paper, 2008-08)
      This paper analyzes the development of the ratio of corporate taxes to wage taxes using a simple political economy model with workers and capitalists that own internationally mobile and immobile firms. Among other results, ...
    • The economics of social networks : the winner takes it all? 

      Fjell, Kenneth; Foros, Øystein; Steen, Frode (2010:42, Working paper, 2010-09)
      We look at the economics of social networks. Key economic features of these are positive network effects, giving rise to positive feedback effects that may lead to a winner-takes-it-all market. Social networks’ revenues ...
    • The economic structure of harvesting for three vessel types in the Norwegian spring-spawning herring fishery 

      Bjørndal, Trond; Gordon, Daniel V. (Working paper, Working paper; Working paper, 2000-10)
      Norwegian spring-spawning herring (Clupea harengus) is the largest fish stock in the North Atlantic and is harvested by many nations. The introduction of new technology in the 1960’s caused a substantial increase in the ...
    • Economy-wide costs of food trade restrictions : the case of Norway 

      Gaasland, Ivar (Working paper, Working paper, 2006-11)
      Using a partial equilibrium model, the economic cost of the Norwegian agricultural policy is estimated to 1.3% of GDP. General equilibrium calculations elevate the cost estimate to between 1.6% and 3.6%. Thus, the agricultural ...
    • Educating small firm accountants in counselling SME client 

      Bulukin, Kristijane Cook; Gooderham, Paul N.; Lund, Jørgen (Working paper, Working paper, 2005-09)
      The purpose of this paper is two-fold: first it delineates those competencies that are required by accountants who aspire to function as small-firm business advisers, and second it specifies a programme that secures the ...
    • Educational attainment and family background 

      Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell (Working Paper, Working paper, 2005)
      This paper analyses the effect of aspects of family background, such as family income and parental education, on the educational attainment of persons born from 1967 to 1972. Family income is measured at different periods ...
    • Effect measurement – Norad`s programme for master studies (NOMA) 

      Andersen, Christian; Tobiassen, Anita Ellen (Working paper, Working paper, 2007-06)
      Norads’ programme for master studies (NOMA) is a programme aimed at strengthening tertiary educational institutions in countries in the south through collaboration between Norwegian and local institutions. This working ...
    • Effects of flat tax reforms on economic growth in the OECD countries 

      Pires, Armando José Garcia; Jensen, Tom Stephan (Working paper, Working paper, 2011-06)
      This paper explores how a transition from a progressive to a flat tax scheme would affect economic growth in the OECD countries on the period from 1997 to 2007. A meta-regression analysis on eighteen calibration studies ...
    • The effects of international fragmentation of production on trade patterns : an empirical assessment 

      De Simone, Gianfranco (Working Paper, Working paper, 2004-05)
      Does fragmentation of production affect the trade patterns of different countries in similar ways? In contrast to current theories of vertical specialization, attempts to provide empirical evidence on this question have ...
    • The effects of variety and bundling on choice and satisfaction: Applications to new telecommunication and media services 

      Pedersen, Per E.; Nysveen, Herbjørn (Working paper, Working paper, 2009-11)
      The purpose of this working paper is twofold; 1)to review consumer behavior literature on how assortment variety and bundling influence choice related variables, and 2)to apply this review on an analysis of telecommunication ...
    • Effects on trade and technical change on the labor market 

      Faggio, Giulia (Working Paper, Working paper, 2001-04)
      The purpose of this paper is to analyze the impact of trade liberalization and technical change on the labor market, looking at the experiences of Poland, Bulgaria and Romania. Evidence suggests that both explanations ...
    • Effekten av fastpris på bøker. En teoretisk tilnærming 

      Andersen, Jørgen Roberg (Arbeidsnotat;22/12, Working paper, 2012-06)
      Bokavtalen mellom Den norske Forleggerforening og Bokhandlerforeningen innebærer at medlemsforlagene har rett og plikt til å sette bokhandlernes salgspris på bøkene deres til og med 30. april året etter utgivelse. Dette ...
    • Efficiency enhancing taxation in two-sided markets 

      Kind, Hans Jarle; Koethenbuerger, Marko; Schjelderup, Guttorm (Working paper, Working paper, 2008-01)
      This paper examines the efficient provision of goods in two-sided markets and characterizes optimal specific and ad-valorem taxes. We show that (i) a monopoly may have too tight output compared to the social optimum; (ii) ...
    • Efficiency in complementary partnerships with competition 

      Sand, Jan Yngve (Working Paper, Working paper, 2005-12)
      This paper investigates a market with strictly complementary inputs, with a particular emphasis on how efficiency can be implemented when the productive firms undertake unobservable effort. It is shown that simple linear ...
    • Efficiency losses in milk marketing boards : the importance of exports 

      Brunstad, Rolf Jens; Gaasland, Ivar; Vårdal, Erling (Working Paper, Working paper, 2004-03)
      A milk marketing board (MMB) is a legislatively specified compulsory marketing institution, and a common way to regulate markets for dairy products. MMBs are based on price discrimination. As price discrimination leads to ...
    • Efficient supply of cultural landscape in a CGE framework 

      Gaasland, Ivar; Rødseth, Kenneth L.; Vårdal, Erling (Working paper;02/13, Working paper, 2013-02)
      It is widely recognized that the agricultural sector, in addition to private goods, produces public goods that benefit the domestic consumers. The prime example is cultural landscape which is produced jointly with private ...