Research

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

  • “Competition in local bank markets: risk taking, interest rates and businesses”, in progress (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)

11) Letterie, Wilko, and Nilsen, Øivind, A.: Pricing Behaviour and Menu Costs in Multiproduct Firms”, Economica, 89, 2022, pp. 746-769.

10) Nilsen, Øivind A., Skuterud, Håkon, and Webster, Ingeborg M.-K.: 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.


Competition Economics

4) Juranek, Steffen; Nilsen; Øivind A., and Ulsaker, Simen A.: Bank Consolidation, Interest Rates, and Risk: A Post-Merger Analysis Based on Loan-level Data from the Corporate Sector ”, forthcoming Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 2022

3) 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.

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.


Labour Economics, Public Economics

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

Misc.

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

2) 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.

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