• Designing social security : a portfolio choice approach 

      Matsen, Egil; Thøgersen, Øystein (Report, Research report, 2001-10)
      Public social security systems may provide diversification of risks to individuals' life-time income. Capturing that a pay-as-you-go program (paygo) may be considered as a "quasi-asset", we study the optimal size of the ...
    • Designing social security : a portfolio choice approach 

      Matsen, Egil; Thøgersen, Øystein (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2001-10)
      Public social security systems may provide diversification of risks to individuals’ life-time income. Capturing that a pay-as-you-go program (paygo) may be considered as a “quasiasset”, we study the optimal size of the ...
    • Diversifisering av oljeprisrisiko ved finansielle instrumenter 

      Henriksen, Espen R.; Matsen, Egil; Thøgersen, Øystein (Rapport, Research report, 2000-01)
      Med utgangspunkt i en erkjennelse av at fluktuasjoner i oljeprisen skaper betydelige realøkonomiske problemer for Norge, diskuterer denne rapporten hvordan finansielle instrumenter kan benyttes for å sikre de løpende ...
    • Essays on financial integration and international risk sharing 

      Matsen, Egil (Doctoral thesis, 2001)
    • Habit formation, strategic extremism and debt policy 

      Matsen, Egil; Thøgersen, Øystein (Report, Research report, 2008-06)
      We suggest a probabilistic voting model where voters’ preferences for alternative public goods display habit formation. Current policies determine habit levels and in turn the future preferences of the voters. This allows ...
    • Habit formation, strategic extremism and debt policy 

      Thøgersen, Øystein; Matsen, Egil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2007-12)
      We suggest a probabilistic voting model where voters’ preferences for alternative public goods display habit formation. Current policies determine habit levels and in turn the future preferences of the voters. This allows ...
    • To what extent is capital really internationally mobile? : assessments from a Norwegian perspective 

      Matsen, Egil; Thøgersen, Øystein (Report, Research report, 2002-07)
      While evidence of smooth international interest rate arbitrage suggests that financial centers in various industrial countries are well integrated, it is still not clear whether investment and consumption patterns as well ...