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    • A simplified feedback approach to optimal resource management 

      Sandal, Leif Kristoffer; Steinshamn, Stein Ivar (Working Paper, Working paper, 2001-09)
      Optimal exploitation of a renewable capital stock is derived as a feedback rule for a general dynamic optimisation problem with a single resource. By a feedback rule is meant that optimal exploitation is given as an explicit ...
    • Simulating the impacts of trade restrictions : an application to the European salmon trade 

      Jensen, Carsten Lynge; Asche, Frank; Aarset, Bernt (Working Paper, Working paper; Working paper, 2003-03)
      During the last decade there has been a number of conflicts in relation to the trade of salmon in the EU. A current agreement between Norway and the EU includes a voluntary minimum import price agreement for exporters. A ...
    • Skill formation among vocational rehabilitation clients : public policy vs private incentives 

      Aakvik, Arild; Kjerstad, Egil (Working Paper, Working paper, 2002-04)
      In this paper we analyse individual vocational rehabilitation clients’ decisions to enter active training or not. Although the Government pays the direct costs of training, the composition of the total costs of training ...
    • Skjev eller bare hard? Økonomisk seleksjon i utider 

      Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Lien, Lasse B. (Arbeidsnotat;52/13, Working paper, 2013-12)
      Økonomisk seleksjon foregår ved at bedrifter konkurrerer seg i mellom i et marked. Konkurransen mellom dem – konkurransekreftene – danner en seleksjonsmekanisme som bestemmer hvilke selskaper som overleverer og vokser, og ...
    • Slotting allowances and buy-back clauses 

      Gabrielsen, Tommy Staahl (Working paper, Working paper, 2005-02)
      In this paper we investigate some of the most frequent arguments for the use of slotting allowances. It has been claimed that slotting allowances can be profitability used to increase retail profits at the cost of increasing ...
    • Slotting allowances to coordinate manufacturers’ retail sales effort 

      Foros, Øystein; Kind, Hans Jarle; Sand, Jan Yngve (Working paper, Working paper, 2007-07)
      Slotting allowances are fees paid by manufacturers to get access to retailers’ shelf space. Although the main attention towards slotting allowances has been within the grocery industry, slotting allowances have also been ...
    • Small family, smart family? : family size and the IQ scores of young men 

      Black, Sandra E.; Devereux, Paul J.; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Working paper, Working paper, 2007-08)
      How do families influence the ability of children? Cognitive skills have been shown to be a strong predictor of educational attainment and future labor market success; as a result, understanding the determinants of cognitive ...
    • Small firm accountancy practices as business advisors : a dynamic capabilities view of the scope of their services 

      Døving, Erik; Gooderham, Paul N. (Working Paper, Working paper, 2005-11)
      We propose that differences in the scope of services accountancy practices provide can be accounted for by differences in their dynamic capabilities. In order to test this we analyze 254 Norwegian small firm accountancy ...
    • Small firm accountants as business advisers : accounting for the differences in their provision of business advisory services in Norway and Scotland 

      Døving, Erik; Gooderham, Paul N.; Morrison, Alana; Nordhaug, Odd (Working paper, Working paper, 2004-04)
      The European business scene is dominated by the SME sector. One important characteristic of smaller SMEs is that they rarely have the resources to conduct accounting duties in-house. Consequently they often seek external ...
    • Small firms and business advisory services : variations in small firms' use of authorized accountants 

      Gooderham, Paul N.; Tobiassen, Anita Ellen; Nordhaug, Odd (Working Paper, Working paper, 2002-11)
      The paper takes as its starting point the relatively high failure rate of small firms. It is argued that this might be lowered if small firms had improved access to external sources of business advice. It is further argued ...
    • Små dytt for store valg : rapport fra et forskningsprosjekt om nudging for økt rekruttering til lærerutdanningen 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Ekström, Mathias; Pires, Armando J. G. (Arbeidsnotat;2017:2, Working paper, 2017-02)
      Bakgrunnen for prosjektet er at en betydelig andel av de som har lærerutdanning som førstevalg og får et tilbud om studieplass, aldri møter til studiestart. Kunnskapsdepartementet ønsket sammen med fem utdanningsinstitusjoner ...
    • The SMS bandwagon in Norway : what made the market? 

      Andersson, Kjetil; Foros, Øystein; Steen, Frode (Working paper, Working paper, 2004-06)
      Short Message Service (SMS) has been an overwhelming success in Europe, substantially larger than in the United States. In relative terms Norway represents one of the largest SMS markets in the world. The aim of the paper ...
    • Snyte skatt hvis mulig? Hva fortalte Verdiundersøkelsen 2007? 

      Lillestøl, Jostein; Andersson, Jonas (Arbeidsnotat;03/14, Working paper, 2014-02)
      Denne rapporten er basert på data fra Verdiundersøkelsen 2007, som er foreløpig Norges siste bidrag til World Values Survey (WVS). Undersøkelsen omfatter følgende spørsmål om holdningen til skattesnyteri: «Hvor på denne ...
    • Social capital and organizational practice 

      Rønning, Rune (Working paper, Working paper, 2008-11)
      There is need of a theory of social capital capable of informing practice in firms aiming to develop social capital. Nahapiet and Ghoshal’s (1998) paper on the relationship between social capital and intellectual capital ...
    • South Africa : a developing country and net outward investor 

      Nordås, Hildegunn Kyvik (Working Paper, Working paper, 2001-06)
      South Africa is not an emerging market in the sense that modern industries are established in the country for the first time. Rather, South Africa is in transition from a mature, mineral-led and inward-looking economy to ...
    • Spatial management of a fishery under parameter uncertainty 

      Kvamsdal, Sturla Furunes; Groves, Theodore (Working paper, Working paper, 2008-07)
      Spatial management of a fishery under parameter uncertainty is analyzed. The habitat is divided into two areas, and the effort level in the two areas may be different. The migration of biomass between the areas follows a ...
    • Specialisation strategies in Norwegian shipping : a Vernon product cycle approach 

      Tenold, Stig (Working paper, Working paper, 2009-06)
      One of the most important developments in the postwar shipping industry from the 1960s onwards has been the introduction of specialised ship types that have gained market shares in the transport of a large number of cargoes. ...
    • Sport i norsk radio 1982-2004 

      Thomsen, Ragnhild (Arbeidsnotat, Working paper, 2005-01)
      Sport i norsk radio 1982-2004 undersøker utviklingen av norsk radio generelt og av radiosport spesielt de siste 20 årene. Med utgangspunkt i teorier om politisk økonomi viser artikkelen hvordan faktorer som eierforhold, ...
    • State-of-the-art research : optimal investment in market-based electric power systems 

      Hope, Einar; Skjeret, Frode André (Working paper, Working paper, 2008-04)
      The purpose of this state-of-the-art research paper is to surveying the literature on investment in market based electric power systems as a background for identifying and discussing some important issues in the optimal ...
    • State-of-the-art research : reflections on a concerted Nordic-Baltic nuclear energy effort 

      Husdal, Lars; Tveit, Jesper; Vaagen, Jan S.; Ridikas, Danas (Working paper, Working paper, 2009-09)
      Quite a few hold the view that nuclear energy will have its renaissance in the not too distant future. Technology is, however, a necessary, but not sufficient condition. The needed prerequisites represent a complex issue. ...