• Competition and risk taking in the banking industry: The case of capital requirements 

      Ulsaker, Simen A. (Working paper, 2017-12)
      This article examines how stricter capital requirements affect competition and risk-taking incentives in the banking industry. When banks choose their risk profiles by solving portfolio problems, there is a clear trade-off ...
    • Hump-shaped cross-price effects and the extensive margin in cross-border shopping 

      Friberg, Richard; Steen, Frode; Ulsaker, Simen A. (DP SAM;29/2018, Working paper, 2018-12-17)
      This paper examines the effect of cross-border shopping on grocery demand in Norway using monthly storexcategory sales data from Norway’s largest grocery chain 2011-2016. The sensitivity of demand to foreign price is ...
    • Upstream merger in a successive oligopoly : who pays the price? 

      Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Sørgard, Lars; Ulsaker, Simen A. (Discussion Papers;17/2013, Working paper, 2013-12)
      This study develops and uses a successive oligopoly model, with an unobservable non-linear tariff between upstream and downstream firms, to analyze the possible anti-competitive effects of an upstream merger. We find ...
    • Upstream merger in a successive oligopoly : who pays the price? 

      Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Sørgard, Lars; Ulsaker, Simen A. (Working paper;48/13, Working paper, 2013-12)
      This study develops and uses a successive oligopoly model, with an unobservable non-linear tariff between upstream and downstream firms, to analyze the possible anti-competitive effects of an upstream merger. We find that ...