• Agglomeration and trade performance – evidence from the Norwegian salmon aquaculture industry 

      Gaasland, Ivar; Straume, Hans-Martin; Vårdal, Erling (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Geographical concentration of industries tends to be important for firms that depend on innovation and are intensive in the use of specialized technology and labor. In this paper, we investigate the interaction between ...
    • China’s seafood imports – not for domestic consumption? 

      Asche, Frank; Yang, Bixuan; Gephart, Jessica A.; Smith, Martin D.; Anderson, James L.; Camp, Edward V.; Garlock, Taryn; Love, David C.; Oglend, Atle; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Global trade in seafood is tightly coupled with environmental, economic, and social sustainability (1–3). Yet, two features of global seafood trade hamper efforts to promote sustainability. First, the recent practice of ...
    • Cod stories: Trade dynamics and duration for Norwegian cod exports 

      Asche, Frank; Cojocaru, Andreea-Laura; Gaasland, Ivar; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      In recent years, trade dynamics have been receiving increased attention, and the general literature indicates that commodities are different. In this paper, the duration of trade relationships for Norwegian export firms ...
    • Currency Invoicing in Norwegian Salmon Export 

      Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The purpose of this paper is to examine the choice of currency for Norwegian salmon exporters. The choice of invoicing currency will affect prices in different markets as well as risk, factors that are increasingly important ...
    • Delivering the Goods: The Determinants of Norwegian Seafood Exports 

      Straume, Hans-Martin; Anderson, James L.; Asche, Frank; Gaasland, Ivar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Seafood is the world’s most traded food product. In recent years, aquaculture has become an increasingly important part of seafood production, facilitating increased trade. However, despite evidence that fish farmers have ...
    • Dynamics of Buyer-Seller Relations in Norwegian Wine Imports 

      Landazuri-Tveteraas, Ursula; Straume, Hans-Martin; Asche, Frank (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      As for all traded products, aggregated wine imports build on numerous trades at the firm level. To ensure consumers access to a variety of wines with different qualities, importers need to connect to different wine exporters. ...
    • Estimating Pricing Rigidities in Bilateral Transactions Markets 

      Oglend, Atle; Asche, Frank; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Many price indices are constructed using bilateral transaction prices. This paper shows how the time series behavior of cross-sectional price moments can reveal useful information about pricing behavior in bilateral ...
    • Futures market hedging efficiency in a new futures exchange: Effects of trade partner diversification 

      Øglend, Atle; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This paper uses transaction data to examine hedging efficiency in a new futures exchange; the Fish Pool salmon futures exchange in Norway. The paper utilizes data on firm‐level exporter/importer transaction prices to ...
    • Here today, gone tomorrow: The duration of Norwegian salmon exports. 

      Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Success in the export markets is not only about entry into markets, but also about survival and export growth. General empirical evidence suggests that high export growth is positively associated with the duration of trade ...
    • Impacts of Covid-19 on Norwegian salmon exports: A firm-level analysis 

      Straume, Hans-Martin; Asche, Frank; Oglend, Atle; Abrahamsen, Eirik Bjorheim; Birkenbach, Anna M.; Langguth, Johannes; Lanquepin, Guillaume; Roll, Kristin Helen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      A rapidly growing literature investigates how the recent Covid-19 pandemic has affected international seafood trade along multiple dimensions, creating opportunities as well as challenges. This suggests that many of the ...
    • Insights from transaction data: Norwegian aquaculture exports 

      Straume, Hans-Martin; Landazuri-Tveteraas, Ursula; Oglend, Atle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This paper discusses how transaction data can be used to shed light on trade dynamics in seafood exports, with Norwegian salmon exports as the case. There is a large literature on exports and imports of salmon between ...
    • Is capture-based aquaculture viable? The case of Atlantic cod in Norway 

      Pettersen, Ingrid Kristine; Asche, Frank; Bronnmann, Julia; Sogn-Grundvåg, Geir; Straume, Hans-Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Capture-based aquaculture (CBA) is an important branch of the aquaculture industry that differs from closed cycle farming in that the stocking material consists of captured wild fish or other aquatic organisms. By skipping ...
    • Norwegian export of farmed salmon − trade costs and market concentration 

      Asche, Frank; Gaasland, Ivar; Straume, Hans-Martin; Vårdal, Erling (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      While variation in unit value most commonly has been associated with quality in the trade literature, observed differences in prices between markets might also be explained by variation in market concentration and the ...
    • Perish or prosper: Trade patterns for highly perishable seafood products 

      Asche, Frank; Straume, Hans-Martin; Vårdal, Erling (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In recent years trade with highly perishable agricultural products like fresh fish, berries, and cut flowers has increased substantially. The perishability of these products appears to challenge conventional wisdom when ...
    • Price dispersion and the stability of trade* 

      Oglend, Atle; Asche, Frank; Pincinato, Ruth Beatriz; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Research on trade relationships has documented a high rate of relationship breakup and churning. We use data on Norwegian exports to document two stylized facts about the stability of trade relationships. First, the ...
    • Pricing efficiency across destination markets for Norwegian salmon exports 

      Oglend, Atle; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This paper investigates how pricing efficiency of Norwegian salmon exports varies across destination market characteristics. Efficiency is defined as the rate at which individual transaction prices adjust to common market ...
    • Product forms and price transmission in major European salmon markets 

      Straume, Hans-Martin; Asche, Frank; Landazuri-Tveteraas, Ursula; Misund, Bård; Pettersen, Ingrid Kristine; Zhang, Dengjun (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Product development is often an important component in increasing demand for successful aquaculture species. However, this topic has not received much attention due to limited data availability. In this paper, we investigate ...
    • Production growth, company size, and concentration: The case of salmon 

      Pandey, Rudresh; Asche, Frank; Misund, Bård; Nygård, Rune; Adewumi, Olugbenga Michael; Straume, Hans-Martin; Zhang, Dengjun (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      The largest companies in salmon aquaculture are rapidly getting bigger due to organic growth as well as mergers and acquisitions, and the largest are now multi-national companies. There are two main explanations for this ...
    • Salmon trout, the forgotten cousin? 

      Landazuri-Tveteraas, Ursula; Oglend, Atle; Steen, Marie; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      This study investigates potential economic reasons why the production of trout is maintained in Norway by analyzing prices and production for Norwegian Atlantic salmon and trout. The species Atlantic salmon dominates the ...
    • Seafood markets in transition 

      Straume, Hans-Martin; Sudhakaran, Pratheesh O. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)