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Essays in partial identification
(Doctoral dissertation;01/14, Doctoral thesis, 2013-12)
This paper provides a novel, simple, and computationally tractable method for determining an identified set that can account for a broad set of economic models when the economic variables are discrete. Using this method, ...
Young unemployed, single mothers and their children
(Doctoral thesis, 2014-12)
Young unemployed and single mothers are natural target groups for labour market policy interventions. At young age, people are particularly prone to unemployment. Figure 1 depicts unemployment rates for the OECD countries ...
Entrepreneurship in Development: Four Essays on Microfinance and Business Training
(Doctoral thesis, 2011)
Which is the most binding constraint to microenterprise development, human capital or financial capital? To answer this question, we present the first field experiment that jointly investigates these two constraints for ...
En studie av mekleratferd i norske rettsmeklinger
(Ph.D. thesis2011:2, Doctoral thesis, 2010)
Studier i arbeidslønnsteorien
(Doctoral thesis, 1956)
The unit of analysis in entrepreneurship research : opportunities or investments?
(Discussion paper2008:3, Doctoral thesis, 2008-10)
The entrepeneurship literature in management focuses increasingly on opportunities — their creation or discovery, evaluation, and exploitation — as the unit of analysis. We argue first, that the opportunity perspective ...
Toward a Management Control System for Service Innovation Activities
(Doctoral thesis, 2010)
The doctoral project reported in this thesis was carried out as an integral part of the larger TIPVIS project (Service Innovation Research Project in the Norwegian Graphic Arts Industry). This project aimed to improve ...
Pricing in Non-Convex electricity markets
(Doctoral dissertation;03/12, Doctoral thesis, 2012-05)
Deregulation of the electricity markets has brought several interesting topics to the research agenda. Switching from a monopoly based industry to the free market industry has not been straight forward. The competitive ...
Do spillovers justify subsidies to commercial R&D? : four microeconometric essays
(Doctoral thesis, 2002)
Chapter 1: In the introductory chapter, I place my thesis in an empirical research tradition going back to the mid-19S0s, investigating the economics of technological change. Key issues have been the private and social returns ...