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

      Gaasland, Ivar; Straume, Hans-Martin; Vårdal, Erling (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • Norwegian export of farmed salmon − trade costs and market concentration 

      Asche, Frank; Gaasland, Ivar; Straume, Hans-Martin; Vårdal, Erling (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-04-24)
      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 ...