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    • Consumer demand with unobservable product attributes : part I: theory 

      Dagsvik, John K. (Discussion Papers;No. 166, Working paper, 1996)
      This paper develops a new framework for empirical modelling of consumer demand with particular reference to products that are differentiated with respect to quality and location attributes. The point of departure is ...
    • Consumption inequality in Norway in the 80s and 90s 

      Larsen, Erling Røed (Discussion Papers;No. 325, Working paper, 2002)
      Abstract: This article describes the consumption model and inequality study of Chapter 2 in the author's unpublished Ph.D. dissertation submitted at the Dept. of Economics, University of California, Berkeley. The Norwegian ...
    • The continuous generalized extreme value model with special reference to static models of labor supply 

      Dagsvik, John K. (Discussion Paper;No. 31, Working paper, 1988-02)
      The paper extends the generalized extreme value random utility model (McFadden, 1981) to the case where the choice set is continuous. One particular area of application is treated, namely the static models of labor supply. ...
    • Coping with decreasing response rates in Statistics Norway : recommended practice for reducing the effect of nonresponse 

      Thomsen, Ib; Kleven, Øyvin; Wang, Jan Henrik; Zhang, Li-Chun (Reports;2006/29, Research report, 2006)
      Over the last two decades, cooperation rates in most sample surveys appear to have declined in many countries, including Norway. As a consequence, the cost of conducting surveys has increased because repeated attempts ...
    • Corporate environmental protection under uncertainty 

      Aslaksen, Iulie; Synnestvedt, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 355, Working paper, 2003)
      Abstract: Investment in pollution prevention technologies are often made under significant uncertainty about the future pay-off from the investments. However, as time passes some of the uncertainties may be resolved by ...
    • Corporate taxes, investment and the self-financing rate: The effect of location decisions and exports 

      Brasch, Thomas von; Frankovic, Ivan; Tölö, Eero (Discussion Paper;No. 955, Working paper, 2021-05)
      In this paper, we study how lower corporate tax rates impact investment by including two novel channels into a DSGE model used for fiscal policy analysis in Norway. We capture both how foreign firms relocate and invest in ...
    • Correlated Measurement Errors, Bounds on Parameters, and a Model of Producer Behavior 

      Willassen, Yngve; Klette, Tor Jakob (Discussion papers;112, Working paper, 1994-04)
      We examine estimation of a model of producer behavior in the presence of correlated measurement errors in the regressors. Scale economies and price-cost margins are estimated from a set of panel data for manufacturing ...
    • Cost-benefit analysis and the democratic ideal 

      Nyborg, Karine; Spangen, Inger (Discussion Papers;No. 205, Working paper, 1997)
      In traditional cost-benefit analyses of public projects, every citizen’s willingness to pay for a project is given an equal weight. This is sometimes taken to imply that cost-benefit analysis is a democratic method for ...
    • Cost-effective environmental policy: Implications of induced technological change 

      Rosendahl, Knut Einar (Discussion Papers;No. 314, Working paper, 2002)
      Abstract: Cost-effective environmental policy generally requires that all emission sources are faced with the same tax. In this paper I discuss how the existence of induced technological change may alter this result, if ...
    • Cost-effective unilateral climate policy design: Size Matters 

      Böhringer, Christoph; Fischer, Carolyn; Rosendahl, Knut Einar (Discussion Papers;No. 664, Working paper, 2011)
      Abstract: Given the bleak prospects for a global agreement on mitigating climate change, pressure for unilateral abatement is increasing. A major challenge is emissions leakage. Border carbon adjustments and output-based ...
    • Counterfactual Analyses of Oil Price Shocks using a World Model 

      Barrell, Ray; Magnussen, Knut A. (Discussion papers;177, Working paper, 1996-07)
      Oil price shocks have played a dominant role in the macroeconomic development of the world economy over the last twenty five years. In this paper a large, estimated, macro-economic world model with time varying trade ...
    • Counterintuitive response to tax incentives? Mortgage interest deductions and the demand for debt 

      Sommervoll, Dag Einar (Discussion Papers;No. 492, Working paper, 2007)
      Abstract: A number of European countries changed their tax system in the early 1990s along the lines of the US tax reform act of 1986. After the reforms marginal tax rates were generally lower, and mortgage interest ...
    • Couples' parental leave practices : the role of the workplace situation 

      Lappegård, Trude (Discussion Papers;No. 561, Working paper, 2008)
      Abstract: We address the issue of the relationship between couples’ parental leave practices and their workplace situation. This analysis is based on information from Norwegian administrative registers on around 200 000 ...
    • Credit conditions indices : controlling for regime shifts in the Norwegian credit market 

      Jansen, Eilev S.; Krogh, Tord S. H. (Discussion Papers;646, Working paper, 2011)
      The interaction between financial markets and the macroeconomy can be strongly affected by changes in credit market regulations. In order to take account of these effects we control explicitly for regime shifts in a system ...
    • Credit regulations in Norway, 1970-2008 

      Krogh, Tord S. H. (Reports;37/2010, Research report, 2010)
      ABSTRACT: Norwegian credit markets were heavily transformed during the 1970s and 1980s. In the early 70s credit policy aimed at "credit planning" by means of a comprehensive set of regulations, while by the end of the ...
    • Crime and the transition to marriage. The roles of gender and partner’s criminal involvement 

      Monsbakken, Christian Weisæth; Lyngstad, Torkild Hovde; Skardhamar, Torbjørn (Discussion Papers;No. 678, Working paper, 2012)
      Several previous studies have argued that marriage leads to a decline in criminal propensity. Most of these studies have focused on men and have given little attention to the characteristics of their partner and events ...
    • Crime and the transition to parenthood. The role of sex and relationship context 

      Monsbakken, Christian Weisæth; Skardhamar, Torbjørn; Lyngstad, Torkild Hovde (Discussion Papers;673, Working paper, 2012)
      Research on desistance from crime has paid little attention to parenthood as a “turning point”. In this paper, we use Norwegian register data on a population of men and women who had their first child between 1995 and 2001 ...
    • Crime and the transition to teenage parenthood 

      Øien-Ødegaard, Carine; Skardhamar, Torbjørn (Discussion papers;812, Working paper, 2015-06)
      Age-graded social control theory suggests that parenthood can have a preventive effect on crimeamong adults, but it is unclear whether and how this applies to teenagers, as teenage parenthood and affiliation with crime ...
    • A criminometric study using panel data and latent variables 

      Aasness, Jørgen; Eide, Erling; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Paper;No. 74, Working paper, 1992-12)
      A behavioural model of crime is developed and applied on panel data on the number of crimes and clear-ups for the 53 police districts in Norway for the period 1970-78. The model consists of behavioural relations of the ...
    • Criminometrics, latent variables, panel data, and different types of crime 

      Aasness, Jørgen; Eide, Erling; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 124, Working paper, 1994)
      A behavioural model of crime is developed and applied to panel data on the number of crimes and clear-ups for the 53 police districts in Norway for the period 1970-78. Data on both total crime and on 12 different types of ...