Recent Submissions

  • Did OPEC change its behaviour after the November 2014 meeting? 

    Boug, Pål; Cappelen, Ådne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    We analyse the behaviour of OPEC as a group by formulating a theoretical model that encompasses the perfect competition model and various forms of the imperfect competition model. By confronting the theoretical model with ...
  • Hvor likestilte er mor og far? Resultater fra en beslutningsmodell for familier med førskolebarn 

    Thoresen, Thor Olav; Vattø, Trine Engh (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Modeller som beskriver hvordan foreldre med førskolebarn responderer på endringer i familiepolitikken har så langt kun fokusert på morens arbeidstilbud. Underforstått er det dermed moren som er den alternative omsorgspersonen ...
  • Educational differences in cohort fertility across sub-national regions in Europe 

    Nisén, Jessica; Klüsener, Sebastian; Dahlberg, Johan; Dommermuth, Lars; Jasilioniene, Aiva; Kreyenfeld, Michaela; Lappegård, Trude; Peng, Li; Martikainen, Pekka; Neels, Karel; Riederer, Bernhard; Riele, Saskia te; Szabó, Laura; Trimarchi, Alessandra; Viciana, Francisco; Wilson, Ben; Myrskylä, Mikko (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Educational differences in female cohort fertility vary strongly across high-income countries and over time, but knowledge about how educational fertility differentials play out at the sub-national regional level is limited. ...
  • The Consumption Euler Equation or the Keynesian Consumption Function? 

    Boug, Pål; Cappelen, Ådne; Jansen, Eilev S; Swensen, Anders Rygh (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
  • Public acceptance and willingness to pay cost-effective taxes on red meat and city traffic in Norway 

    Grimsrud, Kristine; Lindhjem, Henrik; Sem, Ingvild Vestre; Rosendahl, Knut Einar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    The Norwegian Green Tax Commission proposes inter alia cost-effective taxes on red meat and city traffic to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution. Implementation requires public support, but the acceptance ...
  • A brief overview of methods for synthetic data for official statistics 

    Steinbakk, Gunnhildur Högnadóttir; Langsrud, Øyvind; Løland, Anders (NR-notat;, Research report, 2020-07-01)
    The access of quality data is valuable, and there is an increased attention to sharing data within the public sector and to other actors. Synthesising the data can be a way that satisfies both the requirements of preserving ...
  • Refunding emission payments: Output-based versus expenditure-based refunding 

    Hagem, Cathrine; Hoel, Michael; Sterner, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    We analyse two mechanism designs for refunding emission payments to polluting firms: output-based refunding (OBR) and expenditure-based refunding (EBR). In both instruments, emission fees are returned to the polluting ...
  • Public R&D support and firm performance: A multivariate dose-response analysis 

    Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Raknerud, Arvid; Iancu, Diana-Christina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    We analyse all the major sources of direct and indirect research and development (R&D) support to the business enterprise sector in a single country, Norway, for the period 2002–2013, treating the financial support for R&D ...
  • Elektrifisering av veitransport – hva er miljøeffektene og kostnadene? 

    Holtsmark, Bjart (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-09)
    Ikke noe land har like omfattende satsing på elbiler som Norge. Elbilsalget utgjør nå nær halvparten av nybilsalget. Dette er forårsaket av en velkjent pakke med virkemidler. Politikken bidrar til å redusere våre utslipp ...
  • Evaluation of Norwegian Innovation Clusters 

    Rybalka, Marina; Røtnes, Rolf A.; Norberg-Schulz, Marthe; Walbækken, Mikkel; Håkansson, Anders (Report;No. 76-2017, Research report, 2017)
    Innovation Norway has commissioned Samfunnsøkonomisk analyse to evaluate the Norwegian Innovation Clusters program. The program is organized by Innovation Norway, in joint effort with Siva (The Industrial Development ...
  • Regional variation in health care utilization and mortality 

    Godøy, Anna Aasen; Huitfeldt, Ingrid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-02-19)
    Geographic variation in health care utilization has raised concerns of possible inefficiencies in health care supply, as differences are often not reflected in health outcomes. Using comprehensive Norwegian microdata, we ...
  • Who benefited from industrialization? The local effects of hydropower technology adoption in Norway 

    Leknes, Stefan; Modalsli, Jørgen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    This paper studies the impact of the construction of hydropower facilities on labor market outcomes in Norway at the turn of the twentieth century (1891–1920). The sudden breakthrough in hydropower technology provides a ...
  • Productivity Dispersion and Measurement Error 

    von Brasch, Thomas; Iancu, Diana-Cristina; Skjerpen, Terje (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-11)
    Several reasons have been put forward to explain the high dispersion of productivity across establishments: quality of management, different input usage and market distortions, to name but a few. Although it is acknowledged ...
  • Optimal Climate Policy in the Presence of Another Country's Climate Policy 

    Kaushal, Kevin R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-25)
    The allowances in an emission trading system (ETS) are commonly allocated for free to the emission-intensive and trade-exposed sector, e.g., in the form of output-based allocation (OBA). Recently an approach combining OBA ...
  • Job displacement and crime: Evidence from Norwegian register data 

    Rege, Mari; Skardhamar, Torbjørn; Telle, Kjetil Elias; Votruba, Mark E (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09)
    We estimate the job displacement effect on criminal behavior for young adult Norwegian men separated from their plant of employment during a mass layoff. Displaced workers experience a 20 percent increase in criminal charge ...
  • The impacts of the EU ETS on Norwegian plants’ environmental and economic performance 

    Klemetsen, Marit Elisabeth; Rosendahl, Knut Einar; Jakobsen, Anja Lund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-02-28)
    This paper examines the impacts of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) on the environmental and economic performance of Norwegian plants. The ETS is regarded as the cornerstone climate policy in the EU and Norway, but ...
  • On the Effects of Linking Cap‑and‑Trade Systems for CO2 Emissions 

    Holtsmark, Bjart J; Weitzman, Martin L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-01-23)
    Linkage of national cap-and-trade systems is typically advocated by economists on a general analogy with the beneficial linkage of free-trade areas and on the specific grounds that linkage will ensure cost effectiveness ...
  • Internal Migration and the Role of Intergenerational Family Ties and Life Events 

    Thomas, Michael J.; Dommermuth, Lars (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-14)
    Objective This article examines how the migration behavior of older parents and adult children might be influenced by the geographical configuration of nonresident family networks and the emergence of “linked” life events. ...
  • Using the generalised Q method in ecological economics: A better way to capture representative values and perspectives in ecosystem service management. 

    Grimsrud, Kristine; Graesse, Maximo; Lindhjem, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-01-20)
    The Q-method identifies groups of people with similar or diverging perspectives and is increasingly used for analysing resource conflicts. However, it is uninformative on the prevalence of perspectives in the general ...
  • How does temperature vary over time?: evidence on the stationary and fractal nature of temperature fluctuations 

    Dagsvik, John K.; Fortuna, Mariachiara; Moen, Sigmund Hov (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-20)
    The paper analyses temperature data from 96 selected weather stations world wide, and from reconstructed northern hemisphere temperature data over the last two millennia. Using a non‐parametric test, we find that the ...

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