• Political competition, party polarization, and government performance 

      Sørensen, Rune Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Lack of party competition may impair government efficiency. If the voters are ideologically predisposed to cast their vote in favor of one political party, they may reelect an underperforming incumbent. Party polarization ...
    • Political Donations and the Allocation of Public Procurement Contracts 

      Titl, Vitezslav; Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      We study whether and when firms’ donations to political parties induce favouritism in public procurement allocations. Our analysis builds on a unique, comprehensive dataset covering all public procurement contracts and all ...
    • Political dynasties and the incumbency advantage in party-centered environments 

      Fiva, Jon H.; Smith, Daniel M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      A handful of recent studies have investigated the causal effect of incumbency on dynasty formation in candidate-centered electoral contexts. We use candidate-level data and a regression discontinuity design to estimate the ...
    • Political Dynasties in Democracies: Causes, Consequences and Remaining Puzzles 

      Geys, Benny; Smith, Daniel Markham (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Kinship often continues to play an important role in determining the ruling class even under modern democratic elections in a wide range of countries. In recent years, academic interest in the causes and consequences of ...
    • Political Dynasties, Electoral Institutions and Politicians’ Human Capital 

      Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This article focuses on political dynasties’ potential consequences, and particularly investigates whether and when they lead to the selection of dynastic politicians with relatively lower education levels. I exploit the ...
    • Political Rents and Voter Information in Search Equilibrium 

      Andersen, Jørgen Juel; Heggedal, Tom-Reiel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Political parties commited to grab rents may run for election, and even win, if citizens are uninformed. But, how is the political equilibrium affected if citizens can mitigate this information problem through costly ...
    • Political Rents and Voter Information in Search Equilibrium 

      Andersen, Jørgen Juel; Heggedal, Tom-Reiel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Political parties committed to grab rents may run for election, and even win, if citizens are uninformed. But, how is the political equilibrium affected if citizens can mitigate this information problem through costly ...
    • Political skill, participation in decision-making and organizational commitment 

      Thompson, Geir; Buch, Robert; Kuvaas, Bård (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Purpose Research has demonstrated that political skill is associated with leadership effectiveness. However, the field still lacks understanding of how political skill makes leaders more effective. The purpose of this paper ...
    • Portfolio Tax Trading with Carryover Losses 

      Ehling, Paul; Gallmeyer, Michael; Srivastava, Sanjay; Tompaidis, Stathis; Yang, Chunyu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      We study portfolio choice with multiple stocks and capital gain taxation assuming that capital losses can only offset current or future realized capital gains. We show, through backtesting using empirical distributions, ...
    • Practitioner involvement and support in children’s learning during free play in two Norwegian kindergartens 

      Karlsen, Lisa; Lekhal, Ratib (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This research focuses on how practitioners in two Norwegian kindergartens interact with children during free play. The purpose of the study is to draw attention to the way the practitioners supported children’s learning ...
    • Practopoietic lens to conceptualize temporary organizing 

      Dwivedula, Ravikiran; Bredillet, Christophe N.; Müller, Ralf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The purpose of this paper is to conceptualize temporary organizing as a practopoietic system. We critically review the current conceptualizations of projects; from the traditional project management perspective, and the ...
    • Prescribing antibiotics when the stakes are higher — do GPs prescribe less when patients are pregnant? A retrospective observational study 

      Fossum, Guro Haugen; Gjelstad, Svein; Kværner, Kari Jorunn; Lindbæk, Morten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Most oral antibiotics are prescribed by GPs, and they are therefore the most important influencers with regard to improving antibiotic prescription patterns. Although GPs’ prescription patterns in general are ...
    • Price Dispersion and the Role of Stores 

      Moen, Espen Rasmus; Wulfsberg, Fredrik; Aas, Øyvind Nilsen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In this paper, we study price dispersion in the Norwegian retail market for 766 products across 4,297 stores over 60 months. Price dispersion for homogeneous products is significant and persistent, with a coefficient of ...
    • Price space and product demography: Evidence from the workstation industry, 1980–1996 

      Wang, Pengfei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This study adds to the product innovation literature by emphasizing the important yet understudied role of price distribution in shaping product demography (i.e. new product introductions and exits). While prior research ...
    • 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 ...
    • Private police legitimacy: The case of internal investigations by fraud examiners 

      Gottschalk, Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Fraud examiners in white-collar crime investigations represent private policing of financial crime. Examiners in crime investigations reconstruct the past to create an account of who did what to make it happen or let it ...
    • Project Control Mechanisms in Non-Project-Based Organizations in Asia 

      Gyawali, P; Tao, Y; Müller, Ralf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Projects play a key role in implementing strategy. Organizations of all kinds implement projects. As the importance of the projects grow, their monitoring and controlling becomes crucial for strategy achievement. However, ...
    • Project Lineage Management and Project Portfolio Success 

      Kock, Alexander; Gemünden, Hans Georg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Project portfolio approaches consider various concurrent project interdependencies but typically neglect longitudinal interdependencies. These are important for exploratory projects, which create strategic options. If these ...
    • Project managers adjust their leadership: to workspace and project type 

      Vaagaasar, Anne Live; Müller, Ralf Josef; De Paoli, Donatella (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The purpose of this paper is to investigate the triadic relationship between project workspace (i.e. spatial context), project type and project manager’s leadership style. It develops the concept of leadership construct ...
    • Project Portfolio Management Information Systems’ Positive Influence on Performance – The Importance of Process Maturity. 

      Gemünden, Hans Georg; Kock, Alexander; Schultz, Babette; Kopmann, Julian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Companies increasingly support their project portfolio management processes with specific software, and the market for IT solutions is growing. While project portfolio management information systems (PPMIS) promise to ...