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Sources of superprofit in a well-regulated fishery
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-23)
This study is motivated by the ongoing debate on resource rent taxation in Norwegian fisheries. Drawing on strategy literature, this paper argues that resource rent is just one of several conceivable sources of above-normal profit (superprofit) for a firm in a natural resource-based industry. The financial statements of almost the whole population of the Norwegian purse seine fleet were analyzed (61 ...
Is the Norwegian cod industry locked into a value-destructive volume logic?
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-02)
Wild cod is a scarce and valuable natural resource. However, cod fishing along the coast of northern Norway has largely been about fishing as much as possible with the least possible resource effort, and thereby at the lowest cost. This traditional volume logic is rooted in biology, meteorology, and small scale capture technology. The logic is further enhanced by new large scale capture technology ...