• A dynamic supply side game applied to the european gas market 

      Brekke, Kjell Arne; Gjelsvik, Eystein; Vatne, Bjørn Helge (Discussion Paper;No. 22, Working paper, 1987-07-16)
      This paper discusses optimal investment plans for large gas exporters to Western Europe. We discuss market power on the supply side, while assuming price taker behaviour on the demand side. A static game approach is ...
    • How do banks' funding costs affect interest margins? 

      Raknerud, Arvid; Vatne, Bjørn Helge; Rakkestad, Ketil (Discussion Papers;No. 665, Working paper, 2011)
      Abstract: We use a dynamic factor model and a detailed panel data set with quarterly accounts data on all Norwegian banks to study the effects of banks' funding costs on their retail rates. Banks' funds are categorized ...
    • Is the distribution of income compatible with s stable distribution? 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Vatne, Bjørn Helge (Discussion Papers;No. 246, Working paper, 1999)
      Mandelbrot (1961) proposed to apply the class of Pareto-Levy distributions - which belong to the Stable distributions - as a framework for modelling income distributions. He also presented theoretic arguments in favor ...