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Capital flows to developing countries: Essays on the behavior of aid donors and official creditors
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-02)
The capital flows from bilateral and multilateral donors to developing countries have increased considerably since the start of foreign aid in the 1950s. During the same period, the policies of aid allocation have changed, ...
Trade and Capital Movements in a Globalizing World
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-03)
What affects the career choices of health workers? Four essays on preferences, incentives and career choices in a low-income context
(The University of Bergen, 2010-09-10)
The geographical imbalance of the health workforce in Tanzania represents a serious problem when it comes to delivering crucial health services to a large share of the population. The Tanzanian health system, like many ...
Spatial Variation in Housing Prices: Econometric Analyses of Regional Housing Markets
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-12)
This thesis consists of six empirically-based papers. Collectively, the papers contribute to the understanding of the spatial variation in housing prices within regional housing markets. The main ambitions have been to ...
Essays on the inefficiency of Norwegian agricultural policy
(The University of Bergen, 2010-09-22)
Paper I: Efficiency losses in milk marketing boards – the importance of exports.Co-authored with Rolf Jens Brunstad and Erling Vårdal. Published in Nordic Journal of Political Economy: A milk marketing board (MMB) is a ...
The changing role of gatekeepers: Rationing and shared decision-making in primary care
(The University of Bergen, 2006-06-21)
The Norwegian health care system is increasingly dependent on the general practitioner’s (GP’s) gatekeeper function for cost containment and for fair and effective resource allocation. GPs enjoy extensive professional ...
Market Design and Stock Liquidity. Three Essays in Market Microstructure
(The University of Bergen, 2017-09-01)
Four Essays on the Determinants of Human Capital Accumulation in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2018-01-19)
This thesis consists of four articles that use administrative data to explore the Norwegian education system, from childcare to high school. The goal of the dissertation as a whole is to uncover and quantify the impact ...
Four essays in international trade: Trade flows in food products
(The University of Bergen, 2015-10-26)
This thesis consists of four essays within the field of international trade economics, as well as an introduction chapter. All four papers are empirical studies of trade flows in food products using transaction data. The ...
Four essays on ageing, health and labour market participation
(The University of Bergen, 2019-02-22)
This thesis consists of five essays: An introductory essay and four essays within the topic of ageing, health and labour market participation. In the introduction I motivate the research questions, discuss how it relates ...