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Sequential bargaining, external effects of agreement, and public intervention
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
In some bargaining situations, agreement has implications for agents beyond the parties involved, and if so, delays in reaching an agreement or failing to reach an agreement, when this would be profitable, may imply significant welfare losses. The question raised in this paper is whether the intervention of a government, who has a positive valuation of agreement and therefore offers a subsidy, will ...
Demographic and economic disparities among Arctic regions
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-08-20)
We use demographic and economic indicators to analyze spatial differences and temporal trends across 18 regions surrounding the Arctic Ocean. Multifactor and cluster analysis were used on 10 indicators reflecting income, employment and demography from 1995 to 2008. The main difference is between regions with high population densities, low natural growth rate, and low unemployment (Russia, Norway ...
Nemo-effekten og koraller
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2014-05-07)
Bryr den norske befolkningen seg om dyphavet og de organismer som lever der selv om vi ikke har noen direkte nytte av dem? Er vi villig til å ofre økonomisk aktivitet som fiskeri og oljevirksomhet for beskytte miljøet i dyphavet? Vår studie sier ja.
Økonomisk verdsetting av havmiljø : Anvendelse på havområdet utenfor Nordland
(Working paper; Arbeidsnotat, 2008-10)
I sommer har konflikten om havområdene utenfor Lofoten-Vesterålen toppet seg, med sterke utspill fra fiskerhold om seismikkskyting på fiskefelt. Økende bruk av havet til ulike aktiviteter, det være seg fiske eller petroleumsvirksomhet, oppdrett, transport eller turisme, gjør at en bredere forståelse av hvilke verdier havet tilbyr er et viktig innspill i politiske avgjørelser. I dette arbeidet ...
Should environmental projects be subsidised? An empirical analysis
(Working paper; Arbeidsnotat, 2003-12)
Imperfect markets, asymmetric information and transboundary pollution are all characteristics that in most cases lead to inefficient “market” outcomes, and which thus are arguments for (public) intervention in the market. On the other hand, these characteristics also imply strategic behaviour by the economic agents, and then the effects of public intervention may be different from the traditional ...
Sequential Bargaining with Public Intervention: The Optimal Subsidy Path
(Working paper; Arbeidsnotat, 2008-10)
Models of sequential bargaining under asymmetric information often exhibit equilibria which are characterised by the fact that agreement is reached only with a delay and that the final (period) solution is ex ante inefficient. The latter means that agreement is not reached though it is efficient (aggregate pay off exceeds aggregate costs). In this paper we analyse how intervention by a third ...
What does stakeholder involvement mean for fisheries management?
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
Willingness to pay for unfamiliar public goods: Preserving cold-water coral in Norway
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-02-17)
The world's largest concentration of cold-water coral (CWC) is found off the Norwegian coast. Most CWC discoveries are recent, posing new challenges for Norwegian coastal and fishery authorities regarding the management of deep-sea resources. Scientific knowledge of CWC is limited, and many citizens have not even heard about them. This creates problems for the application of the stated preference ...
The Political Game of European Fisheries Management
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-02-14)
European fisheries activities are subject to a hierarchy of regulatory authorities. This raises questions regarding the implications of strategic interaction between different authority levels concerning the regulation of these activities. We apply a bio-economic objective function where fishers and regulators have environmental, economic and social preferences, and where fishers are subject to ...
Informing management strategies for a reserve: Results from a discrete choice experiment survey
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-05-18)
It is well-known that operating within the boundaries of a national park provides commercial actors with the opportunity to charge a price premium, though this has to a lesser degree been demonstrated for marine protected areas. We estimate national tourists' willingness-to-pay a price premium for boat trips in the Nha Trang Bay Marine Protected Are, Vietnam, using a discrete choice experiment. Our ...