• A review of spatial statistical techniques for location studies 

      Bivand, Roger S. (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1998)
      While the new economic geography of trade and location has, understandably enough, concentrated on developing models of stylised relationships, it now seems that a review of some techniques which may be applied in empirical ...
    • Implementing functions for spatial statistical analysis using the R language 

      Bivand, Roger S.; Gebhardt, Albrecht (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1998)
      R is a language similar to S for statistical data analysis, based on modern programming concepts and released under the GNU General Public License. It permits the integration of program scripts with compiled dynamically ...
    • Technological change, local capabilities and the problem of restructuring 

      Vatne, Eirik (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1998)
      This paper illustrate the interrelation between a major economic project and the production of local capabilities, how these capabilities are reproduced and at the end block new developments after technological ...
    • Muros : et fiskerisamfunn i endring 

      Fløysand, Arnt; Fosso, Eli Janette (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1999)
      I dette paperet diskuterer vi samspillet mellom globale og lokale prosesser med utgangspunkt i fiskerisamfunnet Muros i Galicia. Ingen steder kan betraktes som uforanderlige. Steder konstrueres, rekonstrueres og endres ...
    • Open Source software and the knowledge economy: virtually free and virtually immeasurable 

      Bivand, Roger S. (230, Research report, 1999)
      One of the most striking innovations to emerge with full vigour in the late 1990's, but building on earlier precedent, is Open Source software. While there are good technical reasons for releasing the source code of computer ...
    • Spaces beyond the horizon? Alternative imaginative geographies between Europe and the Orient 

      Bivand, Roger S. (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1999)
      Post-structuralist and post-colonial discourses in contemporary human geography often make reference to the works of Joseph Conrad, albeit not infrequently in an iconized fashion. This essay reviews some grounds for feeling ...
    • A theoretical framework on how to approach globalization and social practice 

      Fløysand, Arnt (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1999)
      Globalization sometimes strengthens existing patterns of social interaction and sometimes changes these patterns. In both cases the empirical outcomes can be of homogeneous as well as of heterogeneous character. This ...
    • Hvilken fiskeripolitikk er norsk fiskeindustri best tjent med? 

      Fløysand, Arnt; Jakobsen, Stig-Erik (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1999)
      Denne utgaven av geografi i Bergen er en samling debattinnlegg om norsk fiskeripolitikk bestående av to kronikker, en anmeldelse og et motsvar med utgangspunkt i SNF-rapport 57/98Endrede rammebetingelser for norsk ...
    • Dynamic externalities and regional manufacturing development in Poland 

      Bivand, Roger S. (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1999)
      The impact of localization and urbanization economies on regional manufacturing development in Poland 1976-96 is assessed in terms of employment and the regional convergence or divergence of the economy. Current research ...
    • Using the R statistical data analysis language on GRASS 5.0 GIS data base files 

      Bivand, Roger S. (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1999)
      With the release of the open-source GIS GRASS 5.0 in early 1999, opportunities are presented for integration with the open-source R statistical data analysis programming environment (Ihaka and Gentleman, 1996, code obtained ...
    • Governance, territoriality and local production systems in Norwegian fisheries 

      Lindkvist, Knut Bjørn (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1999)
      This paper focuses upon the informal and institutional governance structures which are embedded within local production systems in Norwegian fisheries. Important issues concern the regional distribution of fish catches ...
    • Networking firms in a global economy : Impact of agglomeration economies and networking on international operation in small and medium-sized firms 

      Vatne, Eirik (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1999)
      The main topic analysed in this article is the clustering of economic activities and its relation to human agency; social and business networking. The article develops arguments on agglomeration economies, production of ...
    • Integrating GRASS 5.0 and R: GIS and modern statistics for data analysis 

      Bivand, Roger S. (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1999)
      With the release of the open-source GIS GRASS 5.0 in early 1999, opportunities are presented for integration with the open-sourcestatistical data analysis programming environment. After reviewing these two software ...
    • The Norwegian fish processing industry : regional adaptation and national policy implications 

      Fløysand, Arnt; Jakobsen, Stig-Erik (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 1999)
      This article focuses on the regional pattern of the fish processing industry in Norway and how this pattern can be included in the national fishery policy in an effort to develop more efficient and market oriented ...
    • Innovasjoner i norsk saltfiskindustri i 1990-årene, noen eksempler 

      Lindkvist, Knut Bjørn; Hauge, Elisabet Sørfjorddal (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 2000)
      Rapporten diskuterer i hovedsak prosess- og produktinnovasjoner i norsk saltfiskindustri i 1990-årene. Rapporten dokumenterer veksten i den norske saltfisknæringen i disse årene, noen av de strategiene som produsentene har ...
    • Nordkapp : økonomisk praksis i et fiskeriavhengig lokalsamfunn 

      Fløysand, Arnt; Lindkvist, Knut Bjørn (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 2000)
      Artikkelen diskuterer forholdet mellom globalisering og kontekst med utgangspunkt i økonomiske aktiviteter i lokalsamfunnet Nordkapp. Er det slik at økonomisk praksis blir deterritorialisert i en tid preget av økt ...
    • Eksternt eid næringsliv og regional utvikling i Nordkapp 

      Lindkvist, Knut Bjørn; Fløysand, Arnt (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 2000)
      I denne artikkelen diskuterer vi nye strategier for regional vekst i geografiske utkantområder. Både hindringer for vekst, og de lokale forutsetningene for vekst danner hovedgrunnlaget for forskningsproblemet som stilles. ...
    • Fishery communities in change 

      Fløysand, Arnt; Lindkvist, Knut Bjørn (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 2000)
      This article discusses relations between globalisation and local capitalism. Despite the increasing globalization in the international economy, firms continue to be spatially situated. We develop a methodological framework ...
    • Comunidades pesqueras en proceso de transformación 

      Fløysand, Arnt; Lindkvist, Knut Bjørn (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 2000)
      Este articulo se adentra en el análisis de las relaciones entre el proceso de globalización y el desarrollo de las comunidades dependientes de la pesca en la regiones periféricas de Noruega. Una pequeña presentación de ...
    • The future of marginal regions as perceived by those who are expected to shape it 

      Hansen, Jens Christian (Geografi i Bergen, Research report, 2001)
      The paper’s point of departure is the government’s vision of the future of marginal regions, as expressed in its report on regional policy, endorsed by Parliament in June 2001. The political vision is then confronted with ...