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    • Sequential exporting 

      Albornoz, Facundo; Calvo Pardo, Héctor F.; Corcos, Gregory (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Many new exporters give up exporting very shortly, despite substantial entry costs; others shoot up foreign sales and expand to new destinations. We develop a model based on experimentation to rationalize these and other ...
    • Single-product versus uniform SSNIPs 

      Sørgard, Lars; Daljord, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      It is common to apply a SSNIP test with a uniform price increase on all products in the candidate market. We show that in situations with asymmetries – for example variations in revenues – a uniform SSNIP test may suggest ...
    • Small family, smart family? Family size and the IQ scores of young men 

      Black, Sandra E.; Devereux, Paul J.; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      This paper uses Norwegian data to estimate the effect of family size on IQ scores of men. Instrumental variables (IV) estimates using sex composition as an instrument show no significant negative effect of family size; ...
    • Software for Spatial Statistics 

      Bivand, Roger; Pebesma, Edzer; Ribeiro, Paulo Justiano (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      We give an overview of the papers published in this special issue on spatial statistics, of the Journal of Statistical Software. 21 papers address issues covering visualization (micromaps, links to Google Maps or Google ...
    • Spatial Data Analysis with R-INLA with Some Extensions 

      Bivand, Roger; Gómez-Rubio, Virgilio; Rue, Håvard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-01)
      The integrated nested Laplace approximation (INLA) provides an interesting way of approximating the posterior marginals of a wide range of Bayesian hierarchical models. This approximation is based on conducting a Laplace ...
    • Spatial diffusion and spatial statistics: revisting Hägerstrand’s study of innovation diffusion. 

      Bivand, Roger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Torsten Hägerstrand’s 1953 study of innovation diffusion [1] was pathbreaking in many ways. It was based on an explicit micro-model of information spread, and on Monte Carlo simulation of the hypothesised spatial process. ...
    • Spillovers from US monetary policy: evidence from a time varying parameter global vector auto-regressive model 

      Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus; Doppelhofer, Gernot Peter; Feldkircher, Martin; Huber, Florian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The paper develops a global vector auto-regressive model with time varying parameters and stochastic volatility to analyse whether international spillovers of US monetary policy have changed over time. The model proposed ...
    • Strictly for the birds? On ecosystem services of forage fish 

      Hannesson, Røgnvaldur (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Small pelagic fish like sardine, anchovy and herring feed on zooplankton and are in turn prey for fish higher up in the food chain. They are therefore expected to play a vital role in transfer of energy between levels ...
    • Sustainable recursive social welfare functions 

      Asheim, Geir B.; Mitra, Tapan; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      What ethical criterion for intergenerational justice should be adopted, e.g., when faced with the task of managing the global environment? Koopmans’ axiomatization of discounted utilitarianism is based on seemingly compelling ...
    • Sustainable recursive social welfare functions 

      Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Mitra, Tapan; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      What ethical criterion for intergenerational justice should be adopted, e.g., when faced with the task of managing the global environment? Koopmans’ axiomatization of discounted utilitarianism is based on seemingly compelling ...
    • Tax-adjusted Discount Rates: a General Formula under Constant Leverage Ratios 

      Molnar, Peter; Nyborg, Kjell Gustav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013)
      Cooper and Nyborg (2008) derive a tax-adjusted discount rate formula under a constant proportion leverage policy, investor taxes and risky debt. However, their analysis assumes zero recovery in default. We extend their ...
    • Tax-free digital news? 

      Foros, Øystein; Kind, Hans Jarle; Wyndham, Timothy G.A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      News platforms are struggling. Their printed readership is predominantly old, and their digital product struggles to win the attention of the young. For several decades tax reductions have been used in Europe to increase ...
    • Teaching business in Tanzania: evaluating participation and performance 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      There is increased awareness that success among small-scale entrepreneurs in developing countries requires more than microfinance, and that an important limiting factor for business growth is the level of human capital ...
    • The challenge of a rising skill premium for redistributive taxation 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Cappelen, Alexander Wright (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      The present paper analyzes the challenge to redistribution programs posed by an increase in the skill premium. The skill premium affects both the profitability of education and the profitability of migration. We propose a ...
    • The Effect of Fast and Slow Decisions on Financial Risk Taking 

      Kirchler, Michael; Andersson, David; Bonn, Caroline; Johannesson, Magnus; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Stefan, Matthias; Tinghög, Gustav; Västfjell, Daniel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      We experimentally compare fast and slow decisions in a series of Experiments on financial risk taking in three countries involving over 1700 subjects. To manipulate fast and slow decisions, subjects were randomly allocated ...
    • The impact of regional environmental regulations on empirical vessel speeds 

      Ådland, Roar Os; Fonnes, Gro; Jia, Haiying; Daae Lampe, Ove; Strandenes, Siri Pettersen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Economic theory suggests that the use of more expensive low-sulphur fuel within an Emission Control Area (ECA) should result in lower vessel speeds. The objective of this paper is to investigate empirically, for the first ...
    • The impact of regional environmental regulations on empirical vessel speeds 

      Ådland, Roar Os; Fonnes, Gro; Jia, Haiying; Daae Lampe, Ove; Strandenes, Siri Pettersen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Economic theory suggests that the use of more expensive low-sulphur fuel within an Emission Control Area (ECA) should result in lower vessel speeds. The objective of this paper is to investigate empirically, for the first ...
    • The pluralism of fairness ideals: An experimental approach 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Hole, Astri Drange; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      A core question in the contemporary debate on distributive justice is how to understand fairness in situations involving production. Important theories of distributive justice, such as strict egalitarianism, liberal ...
    • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism: Entrepreneurship of the Norwegian Puritan Leader Hans Nielsen Hauge. 

      Grytten, Ola Honningdal (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      The present paper deals with Max Webers hypothesis on the linkage between protestant ethics and the development of capitalism and entreprenaurship. It does so by study industrial entrepreneurship the great Norwegian puritan ...
    • The public procurement of information systems: dialectics in requirements specification 

      Moe, Carl Erik; Newman, Michael; Sein, Maung Kyaw (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      When acquiring information systems, public entities face a dilemma. On the one hand, they want to procure the system that best suits their needs, which often requires lengthy dialogues with vendors. At the same time, they ...