Research

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

  • “Pricing Behaviour and Menu Costs in Multiproduct Firms”, invitation to revise and resubmit from Economica (with W. Letterie).

  • Bank Consolidation, Interest Rates, and Risk: A Post-Merger Analysis Based on Loan-level Data from the Corporate Sector ”, invitation to revise and resubmit from Journal of Competition Law & Economics (with S. Juranek and S. Ulsaker)

  • “Competition in local bank markets: risk taking, interest rates and businesses”, submitted (with C. Canta, and S. Ulsaker)

  • “Borrowing Activities during the Financial Crisis - SME versus Large Firms”, in progress (with D. Heller, and P. Karapanagiotis)

  • “Firms’ Intermittent Price Adjustments and Financial Constraints”, in progress (with R. Karanjit)

Publications by topic

Macroeconomics, Firm behaviour (investment, labour demand, and pricing behaviour)

10) Nilsen, Øivind A., H. Skuterud, and I. M.-K. Webster: Price Change Synchronization within and between Firms”, Economics Letters, 208, article 110067, 2021.

9) Nilsen, Øivind A., Raknerud, Arvid, and Iancu, Diana-Cristina: “Public R&D Support and Firm Performance: A Multivariate Dose-Response Analysis”, Research Policy, 49(7), 2020.

8) Nilsen, Øivind A., and Vange, Magne: “Intermittent Price Changes in Production Plants: Empirical Evidence using Monthly Data”, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 81(1), 2019, pp. 98-122.

7) Nilsen, Øivind A., Pettersen, Per Marius, and Bratlie, Joakim: “Time-Dependency in Producers’ Price Adjustments: Evidence from Micro Panel Data”, Review of Economics / Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftswissenschaften 69(2), 2018, pp. 147–168.

6) Asphjell, Magne K., Letterie, Wilko, Nilsen, Øivind A., and Pfann, Gerard: “Sequentiality versus Simultaneity: Interrelated Factor Demand”, Review of Economics and Statistics 96(5), 2014, pp. 986-998.

5) Nilsen, Øivind A., Raknerud, Arvid, Rybalka, and Skjerpen, Terje: “The Importance of Skill Measurement for Growth Accounting", Review of Income and Wealth 57(2), 2011, 293-305.

4) Askildsen, Jan Erik, and Nilsen, Øivind A.: “Markup Cyclicality and Input Factor Adjustments”, Empirical Economics, 38 (2), 2010, pp. 409-428.

3) Nilsen, Øivind A., Raknerud, Arvid, Rybalka, and Skjerpen, Terje: “Lumpy Investments, Factor Adjustments and Labour Productivety”, Oxford Economic Papers 61(1), 2009, pp. 104–127.

2) Nilsen, Øivind A., Salvanes, Kjell G., and Schiantarelli, Fabio: “Employment Adjustment, the Structure of Adjustment Costs, and Plant Size”, European Economic Review 51(3), 2007, pp. 577-598

1) Nilsen, Øivind A., and Schiantarelli, Fabio: “Zeroes and Lumps in Investment: Empirical Evidence on Irreversibilities and Non-Convexities”, Review of Economics and Statistics 85(4), 2003, pp. 1021-1037.

Labour Economics, Public Economics

16) Nilsen, Øivind A.: “The labor market in Norway, 2000–2016,” IZA World of Labor, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), article #424, 2018 (renewed 2020).

15) Bratberg, Espen, Nilsen, Øivind A., and Vaage, Kjell: “Assessing the Intergenerational Correlation in Disability Pension Recipiency”, Oxford Economic Papers, 67 (2), 2015, 205–226.

14) Nilsen, Øivind A., and Reiso, Katrine H. : “Scarring Effects of Early-Career Unemployment”, Nordic Economic Policy Review 1/2014, pp. 13-45.

13) Nilsen, Øivind A., Vaage, Kjell, Aakvik, Arild, and Jacobsen, Karl: “Intergenerational Earnings Mobility Revisited: Estimates Based on Lifetime Earnings”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 114(1), 2012, pp. 1–23.

12) Bratberg, Espen, Nilsen, Øivind A., and Vaage, Kjell: “Job Losses and Child Outcomes", Labour Economics 15(4), 2008, pp. 591–603.

11) Bratberg, Espen, Nilsen, Øivind A., and Vaage, Kjell: “Trends in Intergenerational Mobility Across Offspring's Earnings Distribution in Norway”, Industrial Relations 46(1), 2007, pp. 112-129.

10) Naz, Ghazala, Nilsen, Øivind A., and Steinar Vagstad: “Education and completed fertility in Norway”. In Education and Postponement of Maternity (ed. S. Gustavsson and A. Kalwij), Kluwer Academic Publishers 2006, pp. 285-306.

9) Bratberg, Espen, Nilsen, Øivind A., and Vaage, Kjell: “Intergenerational Earnings Mobility in Norway: Levels and Trends”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 107(3), 2005, pp. 419-435.

8) Askildsen, Jan Erik, Bratberg, Espen, and Nilsen, Øivind A.: “Unemployment, Labour Force Composition and Sickness Absence. A Panel Data Study”, Health Economics, 14(11), 2005, pp. 1087-1101.

7) Askildsen, Jan Erik, and Nilsen, Øivind A. “Apprentices and Young Workers: A Study of the Norwegian Youth Labour Market”, Scottish Journal of Political Economy 52(1), 2005, pp. 1-17.

6) Nilsen, Øivind A.: “Transitions to Adulthood in Norway”, In Globalization, Uncertainty and Youth in Society, (ed. Blossfeld, H.-P., E. Klijzing, M. Mills and K. Kurz), London: Routledge 2005, pp. 159-176.

5) Dahl, Svenn-Åge, Nilsen, Øivind A., and Vaage, Kjell: “Gender Differences in Early Retirement Behaviour”, European Sociological Review 19(2), 2003, pp. 179-198.

4) Askildsen, Jan Erik, and Nilsen, Øivind A.: “Union Membership and Wage Formation”, European Journal of Political Economy 18(2), 2002, pp. 345-363.

3) Bratberg, Espen, and Nilsen, Øivind A.: “Transitions from School to Work and the Early Labour Market Experience”, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 62(S1), 2000, pp. 909-929.

2) Dahl, Svenn-Åge, Nilsen, Øivind A., and Vaage, Kjell: “Work or Retirement: Exit Routes for Norwegian Elderly”, Applied Economics 32(14), 2000, pp. 1865-1876.

1) Nilsen, Øivind A., Risa. Alf Erling, and Torstensen, Alf: “Transitions from Employment among Young Norwegian Workers”, Journal of Population Economics 13(1), 2000, pp. 21-34. Also as reprint in Family, Household and Work (ed. K.F. Zimmermann and M. Vogler), Springer-Verlag, 2003, pp. 295-308.

Industrial Organisation, Misc.

6) May, Nils; and Nilsen, Øivind A.: “The Local Economic Impact of Wind Power Deployment”, FinanzArchiv / Public Finance Analysis 75 (1), 2019, pp. 56-92.

5) Nilsen, Øivind A., Raknerud, Arvid, and Skjerpen, Terje : “Estimation of a Model for Matched Panel Data with High-Dimensional Two-Way Unobserved Heterogeneity”, Empirical Economics 53, 2017, pp. 1657–1680.

4) Nilsen, Øivind A., Ulsaker, Simen A., and Sørgard, Lars: “Upstream Merger in a Successive Oligopoly: Who Pays the Price?”, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 46, 2016, pp. 143-172.

3) McDermott, Grant, and Nilsen, Øivind A.: “Electricity Prices, River Temperatures and Cooling Water Scarcity”, Land Economics 90(1), 2014, pp. 131-148.

2) Mathiesen, Lars, Nilsen, Øivind A., and Sørgard, Lars: “A Note on Upward Pricing Pressure: The Possibility of False Positive”, Journal of Competition Law and Economics 8(4), 2012, pp. 881-887.

1) Mathiesen, Lars, Nilsen, Øivind A., and Sørgard, Lars: “Merger simulations with observed diversion ratios”, International Review of Law and Economics 31, 2011, pp. 83–91.