• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The tyranny of non-aggregation versus the tyranny of aggregation in social choices: a real dilemma 

      Fleurbaey, Marc; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Can a tiny gain to sufficiently many well-off justify imposing a much larger sacrifice on the worst-off? We show that if one answers negatively to such a question and endorses replication invariance, one is forced to accept ...
    • Trade crisis? What trade crisis? 

      Behrens, Kristian; Corcos, Gregory; Mion, Giordano (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      We investigate the 2008–2009 trade collapse using microdata from a small open economy, Belgium. Belgian exports and imports mostly fell because of smaller quantities sold and unit prices charged rather than fewer firms, ...
    • Turbulens i stor høyde 

      Norman, Victor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Det er seks år siden verdens finansmarkeder klappet sammen og verdensøkonomien falt utfor stupet. Krisen som fulgte, er ennå ikke over. Veksten i verdensøkonomien som helhet er langt svakere og mer ujevn enn før; i deler ...
    • Types of absence from work and wages of young workers with apprenticeship training. 

      Kunze, Astrid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      This paper explores the short-and long-term effects on wages of absence from work for young highly attached skilled male and female workers in West Germany. The analysis distinguishes different types of career absence: ...
    • Vindkraft og vannkraft : Norge som kraftbatteri for Europa? 

      Hope, Einar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Vil det være samfunnsøkonomisk lønnsomt for Norge å investere i flere overføringsforbindelser av kraft til utlandet for derved å utnytte produksjonsegenskapene ved norsk vannkraft til i større grad å fungere som et ...
    • What Explains the Gender Gap in College Track Dropout?Experimental and Administrative Evidence. 

      Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We exploit a unique data set, combining rich experimental data with high-quality administrative data, to study dropout from the college track in Norway, and why boys are more likely to drop out. The paper provides three ...
    • Why the apple doesn't fall far: Understanding intergenerational transmission of human capital 

      Black, Sandra E.; Devereux, Paul J.; Salvanes, Kjell G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      Parents with higher education levels have children with higher education levels. Why is this? There are a number of possible explanations. One is a pure selection story: the type of parent who has more education and earns ...
    • Zonal attachment of fish stocks and management cooperation 

      Hannesson, Røgnvaldur (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      This paper studies the incentive-compatibility of distributing fish quotas on the basis of zonal attachment of stocks. Two countries sharing two fish stocks are studied, with the zonal attachment of both stocks varying ...
    • Økonomisk-demografiske rammebetingelser for Frelsesarmeens gjennombrudd i Norge 

      Grytten, Ola Honningdal (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The paper investigates a possible relationship between the rapid growth of The Salvation Army and economic-demographic trends around its establishment period in Norway during the late nineteenth and early twentieth ...