Recent Submissions

  • My first employee: an empirical investigation 

    Coad, Alex; Nielsen, Kristian; Timmermans, Bram (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    The challenge for solo entrepreneurs to add their first employee is arguably the single biggest growth event facing any growing firm. To understand how this event affects performance, and the antecedents of hiring, we ...
  • Batteries in offshore support vessels – Pollution, climate impact and economics 

    Lindstad, Haakon Elizabeth; Eskeland, Gunnar; Rialland, Agathe Isabelle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    This paper assesses the pros and the cons of installing batteries on offshore support vessels. These vessels are specially designed to provide services to oil and gas operations, such as anchor handling, supply and subsea ...
  • Explaining the gender wage gap: Estimates from a dynamic model of job changes and hours changes. 

    Liu, Kai (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    I address the causes of the gender wage gap with a new dynamic model of wage, hours, and job changes that permits me to decompose the gap into a portion due to gender differences in preferences for hours of work and in ...
  • Recursive utility using the stochastic maximum principle 

    Aase, Knut Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Motivated by the problems of the conventional model in rationalizing market data, we derive the equilibrium interest rate and risk premiums using recursive utility in a continuous-time model. We use the stochastic maximum ...
  • Cultural Adaptation in Cross-National Buyer-Seller Relationships - a study of Russian Buyers and Norwegian Sellers of Seafood 

    Voldnes, Gøril; Grønhaug, Kjell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate how buyers and sellers in cross-cultural business relationships manage cultural differences to ensure functional, successful business relationships. Failure to consider ...
  • Education and mobility 

    Machin, Stephen; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Pelkonen, Panu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    We show that the length of compulsory education has a causal impact on regional labour mobility. The analysis is based on a quasi-exogenous staged Norwegian school reform, and register data on the whole ...
  • A tool kit for measurement of organisational learning: Methodological requirements and an illustrative example 

    Fuglseth, Anna Mette; Grønhaug, Kjell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2003)
    Few studies attempt to measure organisational learning. Measurement is critical to evaluate relationships between initiatives to support learning and organisational performance. This paper proposes a theory-based tool kit ...
  • The pluralism of fairness ideals: An experimental approach 

    Cappelen, Alexander W.; Hole, Astri Drange; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
    A core question in the contemporary debate on distributive justice is how to understand fairness in situations involving production. Important theories of distributive justice, such as strict egalitarianism, liberal ...
  • Priceless: The nonpecuniary benefits of schooling 

    Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Oreopoulos, Philip (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    Increasing wealth provides key motivation for students to forgo earnings and struggle through exams. But, as we argue in this paper, schooling generates many experiences and affects many dimensions of skill that, in turn, ...
  • Why the apple doesn't fall far: Understanding intergenerational transmission of human capital 

    Black, Sandra E.; Devereux, Paul J.; Salvanes, Kjell G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
    Parents with higher education levels have children with higher education levels. Why is this? There are a number of possible explanations. One is a pure selection story: the type of parent who has more education and earns ...
  • What Explains the Gender Gap in College Track Dropout?Experimental and Administrative Evidence. 

    Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    We exploit a unique data set, combining rich experimental data with high-quality administrative data, to study dropout from the college track in Norway, and why boys are more likely to drop out. The paper provides three ...
  • Medarbeidereide bedrifter : når de ansatte eier arbeidsplassen 

    Økland, Gunnar Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Medarbeidereide bedrifter betyr at ansatte som arbeider i en bedrift, har ervervet og besitter en del av egenkapitalen. Artikkelen gir oversikt over tre former for medarbeidereide bedrifter, geografisk utbredelse, ...
  • Harvest control rules in modern fisheries management 

    Kvamsdal, Sturla F; Eide, Arne; Ekerhovd, Nils-Arne; Enberg, Katja; Gudmundsdottir, Asta; Hoel, Alf Håkon; Mills, Katherine E.; Mueter, Franz J.; Ravn-Jonsen, Lars; Sandal, Leif Kristoffer; Stiansen, Jan Erik; Vestergaard, Niels (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Harvest control rules have become an important tool in modern fisheries management, and are increasingly adopted to provide continuity in management practices, to deal with uncertainty and ecosystem considerations, and to ...
  • Vikarbyrådirektivet: Trollet som sprakk - Kommentar til Bergene, A.C. & Ewing, K 

    Eriksen, Birthe; torstein, nesheim (Journal article, 2016)
    Implementeringen av vikarbyrådirektivet har ikke medført store endringer i norsk rett, slik Ann Cecilie Bergene og Keith D. Ewing påstår i artikkelen: «Vikarbyrådirektivet: Liberalisering eller likebehandling?» Innenfor ...
  • An efficient anticorruption sanctions regime. The case of the World Bank 

    Grøning, Linda; Søreide, Tina; Wandall, Rasmus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    With its sanctions regime, the World Bank has sent a clear message to client governments and suppliers that it will not tolerate corruption. However, as this Article argues, with its present design, the sanctions regime ...
  • Crowdsourcing Innovation and Product Development: Gamification as a Motivational Driver. 

    Kavaliova, Maya; Virjee, Farzad; Mæhle, Natalia; Kleppe, Ingeborg Astrid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
  • The Emergence and Effects of Culturally Congruent Leadership: Current Status and Future Developments 

    Mustafa, Ghulam; Lines, Rune (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Objective: The purpose of this paper is to provide a critical assessment of the cross-cultural leadership literature and suggest avenues for future developments on both empirical and conceptual fronts.Research Design & ...
  • Does grief transfer across generations? Bereavements during pregnancy and child outcomes 

    Black, Sandra E.; Devereux, Paul J.; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Using population data from Norway, we examine the effects of stress induced by the death of the mother’s parent during pregnancy on both the short-run and the long-run outcomes of the infant. Using a variety of empirical ...
  • Supply Chain Management under uncertain supply 

    Isaksen, John Roald; Dreyer, Bent; Grønhaug, Kjell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    This paper examine whether supply chain management (SCM) literature prescriptions yield better performance as advocated. Companies try to benefit from theoretical knowledge to improve their performance and thus enhance ...
  • Attitudes towards assisted dying are influenced by question wording and order: a survey experiment 

    Magelssen, Morten; Supphellen, Magne; Nortvedt, Per; Materstvedt, Lars Johan (Journal article, 2016)

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