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    • Samarbeid og gevinster i reiselivsnæringen i Norge : et casestudie av Colorline AS 

      Qvenild, Anne; Ringstad, Hanne Grete (Arbeidsnotat, Working paper, 2001-03)
      Formålet med dette notatet er å belyse ulike former for samarbeid innen reiselivsbransjen, og undersøke hvilke gevinster ulike samarbeidsformer kan gi. Med utgangspunkt i teori om relasjonell rente og nettverksteori drøftes ...
    • Samaritan agents? : on the delegation of aid policy 

      Hagen, Rune Jansen (Working paper, Working paper, 2003-11)
      Should an aid donor delegate the responsibility for allocating its budget to an agent less averse to inequality than itself in order to alleviate the Samaritan's Dilemma it is facing? Despite the intuitive appeal of this ...
    • Samfunnsøkonomiske perspektiver på pressestøtten 

      Møen, Jarle (2010:49, Working paper, 2010-12)
      Internett har endret markedet for papiraviser og redusert lønnsomheten dramatisk. Dette medfører at mediestøtte vil få stor betydning for framtidens mediestruktur. Tradisjonelt har mediestøtten blitt regnet som en ...
    • Samfunnsøkonomisk lønnsomhet av timemåling og toveiskommunikasjon 

      Andersen, Christian; Lund, Arne-Christian (Arbeidsnotat, Working paper, 2005-11)
      Arbeidsnotatet inneholder en gjennomgang av nytte- og kostnadskomponenter som har vært trukket frem i forskjellige analyser av innføring av timemåling og toveiskommunikasjon i kraftmarkedet. Enkelte effekter diskuteres ...
    • Scope for efficient multinational exploitation of North-East Atlantic mackerel 

      Kennedy, John (Working Paper, Working paper; Working paper, 2002-02)
      The three major harvesters of North-East Atlantic mackerel, Norway, the EU (Scotland and the Irish Republic) and Russia, are modelled as exercising alternative cooperative strategies. Incentives for the formation of ...
    • Seafood price indices 

      Tveterås, Sigbjørn (Working Paper, Working paper, 2005-10)
      The new FAO seafood price indices have been constructed based on import statistics for USA and the European Union. The main objective of the FAO seafood import price indices is to indicate quarterly to annual price trends ...
    • Searching for price parity in the European whitefish market 

      Asche, Frank; Gordon, Daniel V.; Hannesson, Rögnvaldur (Working Paper, Working paper; Working paper, 2003-03)
      The purpose of this paper is to test for price parity across different species of whitefish in the European Union. Price parity is defined by a system of cointegrated prices and would be evidence of a single European market ...
    • Second-period pricing in a duopoly with switching costs : the effect of size and composition of customer bases 

      Gabrielsen, Tommy Staahl; Vagstad, Steinar (Working Paper, Working paper, 2001-04)
      Switching costs may facilitate monopoly pricing in a market with price competition between two suppliers of a homogenous good, provided the switching cost is above some critical level. It is also well known that asymmetric ...
    • Security of supply in competitive electricity markets : the Nordic power market 

      Singh, Balbir (Working paper, Working paper, 2004)
      It is well known that in the absence of a complete set of markets or under conditions of monopoly and imperfect competition, optimal provision of quality can not be taken for granted. Market set in the restructured electricity ...
    • Segregation, radicalization and the protection of minorities : national versus regional policy 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Cappelen, Alexander W. (Working paper, Working paper, 2006-02)
      We analyse the optimal level of political decision making, national or regional, in a society where people hold different views on public policy. The benefit of policy making at the regional level is that it allows for ...
    • Sekretessejurisdiksjoner, korrupsjon og økonomisk kriminalitet 

      Schjelderup, Guttorm (;2011:33, Working paper, 2012-11)
      Skatteparadisene har lovstrukturer som er spesialdesignet for å tilsløre informasjon om aktiviteter og eierforhold som utelukkende berører andre stater. Dette er ikke utøvelse av selvråderett, men inngripen i andre staters ...
    • Self service technology : an overview of existing research 

      Nysveen, Herbjørn; Pedersen, Per E. (Working paper, Working paper, 2011-03)
      The purpose of this working paper is twofold. First the paper presents a review of the literature on self service technology (SST). The review categorizes the literature based on dependent variables studied in existing ...
    • Service innovation challenges at the policy, industry, and firm level : a qualitative enquiry into the service innovation system 

      Pedersen, Per E.; Nysveen, Herbjørn (Arbeidsnotat, Working paper, 2010-03)
      This report documents the results of an exploratory inquiry into the challenges of service innovation in Norway. It is based on 45 interviews conducted with 63 representatives of the Norwegian innovation system for service ...
    • Shadow of trouble : the effect of pre-recession characteristics on the severity of recession impact 

      Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm (Working paper, Working paper, 2011-06)
      The recent financial crisis has heightened the need to understand why some firms are more severely affected by recessions than others and how different firm and industry characteristics affect firms’ vulnerability to such ...
    • Shared fish stocks and high seas issues 

      Bjørndal, Trond; Munro, Gordon R. (Working paper, Working paper, 2005-06)
      This paper gives an overview of the economics of the management of shared fish stocks. First the relatively simple case of transboundary fish stocks is considered, and then the more complex case of straddling fish stocks ...
    • Sharing the herring : fish migrations, strategic advantage, and climate change 

      Hannesson, Rögnvaldur (Working paper, Working paper, 2004-06)
      This paper analyzes the strategic options of Norway and other countries for which the stock of Norwegian spring spawning herring may be accessible. A cooperative solution would make all parties better off. In a cooperative ...
    • Sharing the Northeast Arctic cod : possible effects of climate change 

      Hannesson, Rögnvaldur (Working paper, Working paper, 2004-10)
      The Northeast Arctic cod inhabits the exclusive economic zones of Norway and Russia and migrates extensively between these zones. The stock is shared evenly between the two countries, with a small allocation to third ...
    • Shipowning and foreign direct investment 

      Tenold, Stig (Working paper, Working paper, 2000-05)
      The working paper discusses some aspects of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of Norwegian shipowning companies. Initially, some aspects of the legal environment and Norwegian shipping FDI are surveyed. This is followed ...
    • Should auctioneers supply early information for prospective bidders? 

      Vagstad, Steinar (Working Paper, Working paper, 2001-06)
      Consider an auction in wich potential bidders must sink an entry investment before learning their values (Levin and Smith, 1994). Suppose the auction designer can make the bidders learn their value before entry (as in ...
    • Should utility-reducing media advertising be taxed? 

      Kind, Hans Jarle; Koethenbuerger, Marko; Schjelderup, Guttorm (Working paper, Working paper, 2009-03)
      Empirical evidence suggests that people dislike ads in media products like TV programs. In such situations standard economic theory prescribes that the advertising volume can be optimally reduced by levying a tax on ads. ...