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Scientist profile

Frode Meland


Department of Economics

Title: Professor

Phone: +47 55 58 92 30


Visiting address: Fosswinckelsgate 14

Industrial Organization


Labor unions


Environmental economics

Development economics

Publications in Cristin

International publications

"Non-Traded Goods, Globalisation and Union Influence", forthcoming in Economica (with Udo Kreickemeier).

"North-South technology transfer in unionised multinationals" Journal of Development Economics 99 (2012), 385-395 (with Kjell Erik Lommerud and Odd Rune Straume)

"Mergers and capital flight in unionised oligopolies: is there a scope for 'national champion' policy?" International Review of Economics and Finance 20(2) (2011), 325-341 (with Kjell Erik Lommerud and Odd Rune Straume) Pre-publication pdf.-version

"Permit markets, seller cartels and the impact of strategic buyers". The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 10 (1) Advances (2010) (with Odd Godal). Article

"Can deunionization lead to international outsourcing?" Journal of International Economics 77 (2009), 109-119 (with Kjell Erik Lommerud and Odd Rune Straume). Pre-publication pdf.-version 

"Outsourcing in contests". Public Choice 131 (2007), 315-331 (with Odd Rune Straume). Pre-publication pdf.-version 

"A union bashing model of inflation targeting". Scandinavian Journal of Economics 108 (2006), 419-432. Working paper version (with welfare) | Matlab files

"Globalisation and union opposition to technological change". Journal of International Economics 68 (2006), 1-23 (with Kjell Erik Lommerud and Odd Rune Straume). Pre-publication pdf.-version | Supplements

"Unionised oligopoly, trade liberalisation and location choice". Economic Journal 113 (2003), 782-801 (with Kjell Erik Lommerud and Lars Sørgard). Pre-publication pdf.-version | Supplement

"Unions and market integration in contests". Public Choice 112 (2002), 293-304. Pre-publication pdf.-version | Supplement 


Work in progress

"Product and Labor Market Deregulation in Unionized Oligopoly with Asymmetric Countries" (with Hartmut Egger)

"Open sector wage leadership" (with Inger S. Ervik and Kjell Erik Lommerud)