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Bjørn Olav Johansen

Associate Professor
  • E-mailbjorn.johansen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 92 14+47 930 52 415
  • Visitor Address
    Fosswinckels gate 14
    5007 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 Bergen

Member of the Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics (BECCLE) management team

Research interests:

  • Industrial Organization
  • Vertical relations/ restraints
  • Competition Policy
  • Competition Economics

Publications in international journals:

"National pricing with local quality competition," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (forthcoming), with Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen and Odd Rune Straume.

"Upward pricing pressure in two-sided markets: Incorporating rebalancing effects," International journal of industrial organization, 2021, 74, with Andreea Cosnita-Langlais and Lars Sørgard.

"Substitution Between Online Distribution Channels: Evidence from the Oslo Hotel Market," International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2020, 69, with Arthur CazaubielMorgane Cure, and Thibaud Vergé.

"Resale Price Maintenance in Two-Sided Markets," The Journal of Industrial Economics, 2018, 66(3): 570-609, with Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen and Teis L. Lømo.

"Resale price maintenance with secret contracts and retail service externalities," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2017, 9(1): 63-97, with Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen.

"The Economics of Retailing Formats: Competition Versus Bargaining," The Journal of Industrial Economics, 2016, 64(1): 109-134, with Tore Nilssen.

"Buyer Power and Exclusion in Vertically Related Markets," International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2015, 38: 1-18, with Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen.

Publications in Norwegian:

"Fusjonskontrollen og avhjelpende tiltak under nasjonal og lokal prising," Samfunnsøkonomen, 2018, nr 1, with Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen.

Working papers:

"Substitution Between Online Distribution Channels: Evidence from the Oslo Hotel Market," Working Papers in Economics 08/18, University of Bergen, with Arthur CazaubielMorgane Cure, and Thibaud Vergé.

When is Double Marginalization a Problem? Working Papers in Economics 07/18, University of Bergen, with Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen and Greg Shaffer.

"Platform Price Parity Clauses with Direct Sales," [R&R American Economic Journal: Microeconomics] Working Papers in Economics 01/17, University of Bergen, with Thibaud Vergé.

"The Buyer Power of Multiproduct Retailers: Competition with One-Stop Shopping,"  Working Papers in Economics 03/12, University of Bergen.

"Private labels, Rent Shifting and Consumer Welfare," Working Papers in Economics 02/12, University of Bergen.

"Exclusivity and Bidding for Premium Broadcasting Rights," Working Papers in Economics 08/08, University of Bergen, with Eirik N. Christensen.

Work in progress:

"Exclusive Dealing and Relationship Specific Investments: Why the form of contracts matters," with Joao Montez.

"Upward Pricing Pressure in Two-Sided Markets: Incorporating Feedback Effects," with Andreea Cosnita-Langlais and Lars Sørgard.

"Category Captainship," with Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen and Greg Shaffer.

"When Should Retailers Accept Slotting Allowances," with Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen and Greg Shaffer.

"Minimum Resale Price Maintenance: A pro-competitive story"