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    • Can China's growth trajectory be sustained? 

      Bottelier, Pieter; Fosler, Gail (CME Working paper series;6/2007, Working paper, 2007)
      This report explores the factors that appear to be driving China’s turbocharged growth of recent years and the extent to which some internal imbalances and the trade surplus have created a “fly-wheel” effect that represents ...
    • Canada Goose 

      Isachsen, Arne Jon (CME Working paper series;3/2006, Working paper, 2006)
      Reisebrev fra Kina, desember 2005 av Arne Jon Isachsen. Først i Shanghai hvor undervisning av kinesiske studenter og samtaler med kinesisk LO stod på tapetet. Deretter til Beijing hvor drøftelser med økonomer i Kinas ...
    • Changing supply elasticities and regional housing booms 

      Aastveit, Knut Are; Albuquerque, Bruno; Anundsen, André (CAMP Working Paper Series;04/2019, Working paper, 2019-06-18)
      Recent developments in US house prices mirror those of the 1996-2006 boom, but the recovery in construction activity has been weak. Using data for 254 US metropolitan areas, we show that housing supply elasticities have ...
    • China's revival 

      Isachsen, Arne Jon (Working Paper Series;1/2009, Working paper, 2009)
      The purpose of this paper is to reflect on China's unique economic experience over the last three decades. What lessons can be learned from China’s blend of visible central guidance at the macro level and fierce competition ...
    • China’s Savings Multiplier 

      Mehlum, Halvor; Torvik, Ragnar; Valente, Simone (CAMP Working Paper Series;4/2013, Working paper, 2013)
      China’s growth is characterized by massive capital accumulation, made possible by high and increasing domestic savings. In this paper we develop a model with the aim of explaining why savings rates have been high and ...
    • Climate Risk and Commodity Currencies 

      Kapfhammer, Felix; Larsen, Vegard H.; Thorsrud, Leif Anders (CAMP Working Paper Series;10/2020, Working paper, 2020-12-03)
      The positive relationship between real exchange rates and natural resource income is well understood and studied. However, climate change and the transition to a lower-carbon economy now challenges this relationship. We ...
    • Commodity Futures and Forecasting Commodity Currencies 

      Ravazzolo, Francesco; Sveen, Tommy; Zahiri, Sepideh K. (CAMP Working Paper Series;7/2016, Working paper, 2016)
      This paper analyzes the extent to which information in commodity futures markets is useful for out-of-sample forecasting of commodity currencies. In the earlier literature, commodity price changes are documented to be weak ...
    • Commodity prices and fiscal policy design: Procyclical despite a rule 

      Bjørnland, Hilde C.; Thorsrud, Leif Anders (CAMP Working Paper Series;5/2015, Working paper, 2015)
      We analyse if the adoption of a fiscal spending rule insulates the domestic economy from commodity price fluctuations in a resource-rich economy. To do so we develop a time-varying Dynamic Factor Model, in which we allow ...
    • Common Trends and Country Specific Heterogeneities in Long-Run World Energy Consumption 

      Chang, Yoosoon; Choi, Yongok; Kim, Chang Sik; Miller, J. Isaac; Park, Joon Y. (CAMP Working Paper Series;01/2024, Working paper, 2024-01-11)
      We employ a semiparametric functional coefficient panel approach to allow an economic relationship of interest to have both country-specific heterogeneity and a common component that may be nonlinear in the covariate and ...
    • Comparing the Forecasting Performances of Linear Models for Electricity Prices with High RES Penetration 

      Gianfreda, Angelica; Ravazzolo, Francesco; Rossini, Luca (CAMP Working Paper Series;2, Working paper, 2018-01)
      This paper compares alternative univariate versus multivariate models, probabilistic versus Bayesian autoregressive and vector autoregressive specifications for hourly day-ahead electricity prices, with and without ...
    • Competition with local network externalities 

      Fjeldstad, Øystein D.; Riis, Christian; Moen, Espen R. (CREAM Publications;10/2010, Working paper, 2010)
      Local network externalities are present when the utility of buying from a firm not only depends on the number of other customers (global network externalities), but also on their identity and / or characteristics. We ...
    • Components of Uncertainty 

      Larsen, Vegard Høghaug (CAMP Working Paper Series;4/2017, Working paper, 2017)
      Uncertainty is acknowledged to be a source of economic fluctuations. But, does the type of uncertainty matter for the economy's response to an uncertainty shock? This paper offers a novel identfication strategy to ...
    • Corporate finance and governance in firms with limited liability: Basic characteristics 

      Berzins, Janis; Bøhren, Øyvind; Rydland, Pål (CCGR Research Report, Research report, 2008)
      We analyze a wide range of corporate finance and governance characteristics in all active Norwegian firms with limited liability over the period 1994-2005. This sample includes about 77,000 nonlisted (private) firms and ...
    • Corporate Governance Before There Was Corporate Law 

      Ostergaard, Charlotte; Smith, David C. (CCGR Working Paper;3/2011, Working paper, 2011)
      We study 79 sets of bylaw provisions adopted by Norwegian corporations in a free contracting environment before Norway got its first corporate law. The firms in our sample are publicly traded companies in the period ...
    • De gamle er eldst 

      Isachsen, Arne Jon (CME Working Papers;8/2013, Working paper, 2013)
      Dette arbeidsnotatet setter sammen brevene fra årets seks siste måneder. Det inneholder følgende brev: Bør Norge ta initiativet til en ny Marshallplan? Den uvillige og den overivrige Er velferdsstaten et spleiselag? ...
    • Deadly Variation: The Effect of Temperature Variability on Mortality 

      Hovdahl, Isabel (CAMP Working Paper Series;01/2020, Working paper, 2020-02-02)
      While economists have focused on the effect of mean temperatures on mortality, climate scientists have emphasized that global warming might not only lead to an increase in mean temperatures, but can potentially also affect ...
    • Den keynesianske revolusjonen 70 år etter: Et tilbakeblikk 

      Steigum, Erling (CME Working paper series;7/2006, Working paper, 2006)
      For 70 år siden publiserte John Maynard Keynes boken The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money, en bok som ble oppstarten til den keynesianske revolusjon i den økonomiske vitenskap og fødselen til makroøkonomi ...
    • Density Forecasts with MIDAS Models 

      Aastveit, Knut Are; Foroni, Claudia; Ravazzolo, Francesco (CAMP Working Paper Series;3/2014, Working paper, 2014)
      In this paper we derive a general parametric bootstrapping approach to compute density forecasts for various types of mixed-data sampling (MIDAS) regressions. We consider both classical and unrestricted MIDAS regressions ...
    • Do central banks respond timely to developments in the global economy? 

      Bjørnland, Hilde C.; Thorsrud, Leif Anders; Zahiri, Sepideh Khayati (CAMP Working Paper Series;8/2016, Working paper, 2016)
      Our analysis suggests; they do not! To arrive at this conclusion we construct a real-time data set of interest rate projections from central banks in three small open economies; New Zealand, Norway, and Sweden, and analyze ...
    • Do Central Banks Respond to Exchange Rate Movements? A Markov-Switching Structural Investigation 

      Alstadheim, Ragna; Bjørnland, Hilde C.; Maih, Junior (CAMP Working Paper Series;9/2013, Working paper, 2013)
      Do central banks respond to exchange rate movements? According to Lubik and Schorfheide (2007) who estimate structural general equilibrium models with monetary policy rules, the answer is "Yes, some do". However, their ...