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The broadband access market : competition, uniform pricing and geographical coverage
(Discussion paper2001:33, Working paper, 2001-12)
In this paper we analyze the market for broadband access. A key feature of this market is that it is considerably more expensive to connect consumers in rural locations than in urban locations. We show that while competition ...
Access pricing, quality degradation, and foreclosure in the Internet
(Discussion paper2001:3, Working paper, 2001-03)
Access to both a local and a global network is needed in order to get complete connection to the Internet. The purpose of this article is to examine the interplay between those two networks and how it affects the domestic ...
Inter-firm price coordination in a two-sided market
(Discussion paper;16/2014, Working paper, 2014-05)
In many two-sided markets we observe that there is a common distributor on one side of the market. One example is the TV industry, where TV channels choose advertising prices to maximize own profit and typically ...
Corporate tax systems, multinational enterprises, and economic integration
(Discussion paper2004:18, Working paper, 2004-07)
Multinational firms are known to shift profits and countries are known to compete over shifty profits. Two major principles for corporate taxation are Separate Accounting (SA) and Formula Apportionment (FA). These two ...
Network ownership and optimal tariffs for natural gas transport
(Discussion paper2004:27, Working paper, 2004-10)
This paper addresses the issue of national optimal tariffs for transportation of natural gas in a setting where national gas production in its entirety is exported to end-user markets abroad. In a situation where the ...
Trade and multinationals : the effect of economic integration on taxation and tax revenue
(Discussion paper2004:1, Working paper, 2003-12)
The rising importance of multinationals in the world economy has been accompanied by a rise in trade between affiliates of multinationals located in different countries, and by profits being shifted to low tax countries. ...
Essays on trade, growth and development
(Doctoral thesis, 1998)
Turning the page on business formats for digital platforms : does Apple's agency model soften competition?
(Working paper;06/14, Working paper, 2014-04)
The agency model used by Apple and other platform providers such as Google allows upstream rms (content providers like book publishers and developers of apps) to choose the retail prices of their products (RPM) subject ...
What determines the economic geography of Europe?
(Discussion paper1998:19, Working paper, 1998-10)
This paper focuses on what the driving forces behind industry localisation in Europe are. Based on traditional as well as new trade theory and new economic geography our cross-sectoral empirical analysis seeks to explain ...
Implikasjoner for norsk næringspolitikk av sentrale utviklingstrekk i EU
(Rapport2004:5, Research report, 2004-03)
Denne rapporten er resultatet av et prosjekt gjennomført ved Senter for Internasjonal Økonomi og Skipsfart (SIØS), SNF, for Nærings- og handelsdepartementet. Formålet med prosjektet har vært å fokusere på sentrale ...