• Buying power in UK retail chains : a residual supply approach 

      Asche, Frank; Nøstbakken, Linda; Tveterås, Sigbjørn (Working paper, Working paper, 2006-11)
      The development of supermarket chains has led to substantial concentration in food supply chains, and has raised concerns not only that these companies can exploit oligopoly power, but also oligopsony power. In this paper, ...
    • Cod farming at the intersection of fisheries and aquaculture 

      Aarset, Bernt; Standal, Dag; Asche, Frank (Working paper, Working paper; Working paper, 2000-12)
      Over the past three decades, the powerful combination of capital, research, and promising prospects has propelled salmon aquaculture to a mature, billion dollar, worldwide industry. Aquaculture entrepreneurs now search for ...
    • Competition between farmed and wild salmon : the Japanese salmon market 

      Asche, Frank; Guttormsen, Atle G.; Sebulonsen, Tom; Sissener, Elin Helene (Working paper, Working paper, 2003-12)
      This paper examines the Japanese market for salmon. This market is of interest since it is the largest and most diversified salmon market in the world with wild and farmed species, from Europe and South and North America, ...
    • Confidence intervals for the shrinkage estimator 

      Nilsen, Odd Bjarte; Asche, Frank; Tveterås, Ragnar (Working paper, Working paper, 2005-08)
      Shrinkage estimators have recently become popular in estimation of heterogeneous models on panel data. In this chapter we show that the estimated covariance matrix in the posterior distribution of the shrinkage estimator ...
    • Demand characteristics for imported cod products in Portugal frozen, salted & dried and salted 

      Asche, Frank; Gordon, Daniel V. (Working paper;2015:9, Working paper, 2015-09)
      The demand function represents the fundamental building block in economics and provides important information for investment and policy purposes. The aim of this paper is to characterize and measure the demand structure ...
    • Demand equations with some nonstationary variables : the demand for farmed and wild salmon in Japan 

      Asche, Frank; Wessells, Cathy Roheim (Working Paper, Working paper; Working paper, 2002-06)
      There seems to be substantial evidence in favor of treating price series as nonstationary. There are also strong arguments for treating expenditure shares as stationary. With this structure in the data, it is generally not ...
    • Demand structure for fish 

      Asche, Frank; Bjørndal, Trond; Gordon, Daniel V. (Working paper, Working paper, 2005-08)
      During the last decades, there has been virtually an explosion in the number of studies of the demand structure for seafood markets. The most common approach is demand analysis, where demand equations are estimated either ...
    • Derived demand and price relationships : an analysis of the Norwegian cod sector 

      Asche, Frank; Flaaten, Ola; Isaksen, John R.; Vassdal, Terje (Working Paper, Working paper; Working paper, 2001-08)
      In this paper we note that when there is only one variable factor in the intermediaries' production technology, prices will move proportional to each other over time. This is also the only general condition under which the ...
    • EFTA-frihandelsavtaler - døråpnere for norsk fiskeeksport? : en analyse av handelsmønstre mellom Norge og tredjeland og virkningene av EUs kompensasjonkvoter 

      Sissener, Elin Helene; Bjørndal, Trond; Asche, Frank (Rapport, Research report, 2003-09)
      Denne rapporten er todelt, hvor første del tar for seg effekten av EFTAs frihandelsavtaler for norsk fiskerinæring, mens andre del omhandler effekten av EUs tollfrie kvoter. EFTA har de siste ti årene inngått en rekke ...
    • En prinsipiell drøfting av effekter for norsk sjømateksport av reduserte handelsbarrierer 

      Steinshamn, Stein Ivar; Asche, Frank; Tveterås, Ragnar (Rapport, Research report, 2001-06)
      Norge antas å ha klare offensive interesser relatert til handel med fisk både generelt, og spesielt i forhold til WTO. I denne rapporten ser vi først på en del prinsipielle sider ved handel med vekt på begreper som komparative ...
    • European market integration for gas? : volume flexibility and political risk 

      Asche, Frank; Osmundsen, Petter; Tveterås, Ragnar (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2000-05)
      Is the European gas market integrated? Are there substantial price differences between gas from different export countries? Time series of Norwegian, Dutch and Russian gas export prices to Germany in 1990-1998 are examined. ...
    • European market integration for gas? : volume flexibility and political risk 

      Asche, Frank; Osmundsen, Petter; Tveterås, Ragnar (Report, Research report, 2000-06)
      Is the European gas market integrated? Are there substantial price differences between gas from different export countries? Time series of Norwegian, Dutch and Russian gas export prices to Germany in 1990-1998 are examined. ...
    • High oil prices : a non-OPEC capacity game 

      Osmundsen, Petter; Asche, Frank; Misund, Bård; Mohn, Klaus (Working paper, Working paper, 2005-08)
      The current high oil price is partly due to low investments in the oil industry the last decade. According to economic theory, exploration and development of new oil and gas fields should respond positively to increasing ...
    • Konkurranseevne i norsk sjømatindustri : klynger og verdikjeder 

      Tveterås, Ragnar; Asche, Frank; Sissener, Elin Helene (Rapport, Research report, 2002-10)
      I denne analysen av konkurranseevnen til norsk sjømatindustri påpekes det at havbruk og fiske har naturlige konkurransefortrinn på grunn av tilgang på knappe og ikke-reproduserbare faktorer som fiskeråstoff og produktive ...
    • Lead lag relationships between futures and spot prices 

      Asche, Frank; Guttormsen, Atle G. (Working Paper, Working paper, 2002-01)
      In this paper we examine the relationship between spot and futures prices. This is traditionally done by testing for cointegration with the Engle and Granger methodology, before one specifes an error correction models in ...
    • Market integration and exchange rates in primary commodity markets 

      Asche, Frank; Tveterås, Sigbjørn (Report, Research report, 2003-12)
      In most recent studies on international market integration exchange rates have not received much attention. This is in contrasts to the exchange rate pass-through literature where the degree of substitution normally is ...
    • Market integration for natural gas in Europe 

      Asche, Frank; Osmundsen, Petter; Tveterås, Ragnar (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2000-09)
      In this paper we examine the degree of market integration in French gas imports. Are there substantial price differences between gas from different export countries, and do prices move together? Furthermore, we analyze to ...
    • Market integration for natural gas in Europe 

      Asche, Frank; Osmundsen, Petter; Tveterås, Ragnar (Report, Research report, 2000-09)
      In this paper we examine the degree of market integration in French gas imports. Are there substantial price differences between gas from different export countries, and do prices move together? Furthermore, we analyze to ...
    • Market interactions for aquaculture products 

      Asche, Frank; Bjørndal, Trond; Young, James A. (Working Paper, Working paper; Working paper, 2001-03)
      During the last two decades there has been a tremendous growth in the production of intensively farmed fish. This growth has been accompanied by a substantial reduction in prices. As this enhances the competitiveness of ...
    • Measuring consumer preferences for ecolabeled seafood : an international comparison 

      Johnston, Robert J.; Wessells, Cathy Roheim; Donath, Holger; Asche, Frank (Report, Research report, 2000-08)
      This paper introduces into the food labeling literature an analysis of consumer preferences for products labeled with information about environmental production process attributes. International seafood ecolabeling programs ...