• Tacit collusion and international commodity taxation 

      Haufler, Andreas; Schjelderup, Guttorm (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2003-01)
      The paper employs a model of dynamic price competition to study how international commodity taxation affects the stability of collusive agreements when producers in an international duopoly agree not to export into ...
    • Take it or leave it : optimal transfer programs, monitoring and takeup 

      Jacquet, Laurence (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2009-02)
    • Talent Discovery, Layoff Risk and Unemployment Insurance 

      Pagano, Marco; Picariello, Luca (DP SAM;11/2017, Working paper, 2017-08)
      In talent-intensive jobs, workers’ performance reveals their quality. This enhances productivity and wages, but also increases layoff risk. If workers cannot resign from their jobs, firms can insure them via severance pay. ...
    • Tax effects on education 

      Alstadsæter, Annette (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2005-01)
      Taxes affect the individual’s educational choice through many channels, and they have both direct and indirect effects on human capital accumulation. The structure of the tax system creates different incentive effects ...
    • Tax policy and fair inequality 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper;3/2012, Working paper, 2012-02)
    • Tax responses in platform industries 

      Kind, Hans Jarle; Koethenbuerger, Marko; Schjelderup, Guttorm (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2009-07)
      Two-sided platform firms serve distinct customer groups that are connected through interdependent demand, and include major businesses such as the media industry, banking, and the software industry. A well known result ...
    • Tax spillovers under separate accounting and formula apportionment 

      Nielsen, Søren Bo; Raimondos-Møller, Pascalis; Schjelderup, Guttorm (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2001-05)
      It is observed in the real world that taxes matter for location decisions and that multinationals shift profits by transfer pricing. The US and Canada use Formula Apportionment (FA) to tax corporate income, and the EU ...
    • Taxation and tournaments 

      Sandmo, Agnar; Persson, Mats (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2002-05)
      This paper analyzes the effects of progressive taxes on labour supply and income distribution in the context of the rank-order tournament model originally developed by Lazear and Rosen (1981). We show conditions under ...
    • Taxation of uncertain business profits, private risk markets and optimal allocation of risk 

      Hagen, Kåre Petter; Sannarnes, Jan Gaute (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2005-02)
      In this paper we explore what happens if the government bears some of the risk through a profit tax when the risk sharing in the venture capital market is incomplete due to non-observability of effort and moral hazard. ...
    • Teaching business in Tanzania : evaluating participation and performance 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2009-10)
      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 ...
    • Teaching through television: Experimental evidence on entrepreneurship education in Tanzania 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Cappelen, Alexander W.; Sekei, Linda Helgesson; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper;03/15, Working paper, 2015-02)
      Can television be used to teach and foster entrepreneurship among youth in developing countries? We report from a randomized control field experiment of an edutainment show on entrepreneurship broadcasted over almost ...
    • Technological change and the tragedy of the commons: the Lofoten fishery over hundred and thirty years 

      Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Hannesson, Rögnvaldur; Squires, Dale (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2008-03)
      Why did the Lofoten cod fishery in Norway – a fishery on one of the world’s richest spawning grounds - remain less productive than alternative industries until the mid-1960s, despite important modernization of the fleet ...
    • Technology sourcing and strategic foreign direct investment 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Eckel, Carsten (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2001-11)
      Empirical evidence suggests that there are important spillovers associated with the operations of multinational enterprises. Spillovers may occur when less advanced, local firms learn from their more advanced, foreign ...
    • Temporary bottlenecks, hydropower and acquisitions 

      Skaar, Jostein; Sørgard, Lars (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2004-11)
      The purpose of this article is to study the effects of an acquisition in a hydro power system with temporary bottlenecks. We apply a model with four markets: two regions and two time periods. It is shown that an acquisition ...
    • Testing the role of comparative advantage and learning in wage and promotion dynamics 

      Hunnes, Arngrim (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2007-09)
      Can job assignment based on comparative advantage and learning about workers’ ability explain wage and promotion dynamics within firms? In order to answer this question the Gibbons and Waldman (1999b) model is estimated in ...
    • Text and voice : complements, substitutes or both? 

      Andersson, Kjetil; Foros, Øystein; Steen, Frode (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2005)
      Text messaging has become an important revenue component for European and Asian mobile operators. We develop a simple model of demand for mobile services incorporating the existence of call externalities and network ...
    • The (un)compromise effect 

      Ekström, Mathias (DP SAM;10/2018, Working paper, 2018-05)
      The compromise effect—i.e., the preference for the middle option—is an established bias in behavioral economics, but has not been experimentally validated in the field. In the current study I test the compromise effect ...
    • The Blue Maritime Cluster Crisis: Financial Instability and Supply Chain Management Effects 

      Koilo, Viktoriia; Grytten, Ola Honningdal (DP SAM;15/2019, Working paper, 2019-08)
      The present paper investigates the offshore crisis 2015-2017 and its impact on one of the most complete maritime clusters, more precise the Blue Maritime Cluster, located at Møre og Romsdal at the North Western Coast of ...
    • The Boy Crisis: Experimental Evidence on the Acceptance of Males Falling Behind 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Falch, Ranveig; Tungodden, Bertil (DP SAM;06/2019, Working paper, 2019-03-01)
      The ‘boy crisis’ prompts the question of whether people interpret inequalities differently depending on whether males or females are lagging behind. We study this question in a novel large-scale distributive experiment ...
    • The Cost of Endangered Species Protection: Evidence from Auctions for Natural Resources 

      Boskovic, Branko; Nøstbakken, Linda (SAM;6/2016, Working paper, 2016-04-12)
      This paper examines the effect that endangered species regulation has on natural re- source development. Specifically, we use data from competitive auctions to estimate the effect that land-use regulation protecting ...