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Steinar Vagstad

Professor
  • E-mailSteinar.Vagstad@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 92 27+47 414 79 185
  • Visitor Address
    Fosswinckelsgate 14
    Room 
    412
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 BERGEN
  • Population Economics
  • Contract theory
  • Regulation
  • Industrial organization
  • Auctions
Academic article
  • 2018. Employment Protection and Unemployment Benefits: On Technology Adoption and Job Creation in a Matching Model. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 763-793.
  • 2015. Mommy tracks and public policy: On self-fulfilling prophecies and gender gaps in hiring and promotion. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 540-554.
  • 2010. Veiprising mot køer og forurensning :. Samfunnsøkonomen. 4-13.
  • 2010. Access pricing with regulated downstream competition and upstream externalities. European Review of Agricultural Economics. 77-96.
  • 2008. Why is on-net traffic cheaper than off-net traffic? Access markup as a collusive device. European Economic Review. 99-115.
  • 2008. M2M Call Termination - Regulation or Competition? Applied Economics Quarterly. 203-215.
  • 2007. Should auctioneers supply early information for prospective bidders? International Journal of Industrial Organization. 597-614.
  • 2004. On how size and composition of customer bases affect equilibrium in a duopoly with switching costs. Review of Economic Design. 59-71.
  • 2003. Consumer heterogeneity, incomplete information and pricing in a duopoly with switching costs. Information Economics and Policy. 384-401.
  • 2001. On private incentives to acquire household production skills. Journal of Population Economics. 301-312.
  • 2000. Procurement auctions with entry of bidders. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 1243-1257.
  • 2000. Procurement auctions with entry of bidders. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 1243-1257.
  • 2000. Centralized vs. decentralized procurement: Does dispersed information call for decentralized decision-making? International Journal of Industrial Organization. 949-963.
  • 2000. Centralized vs. decentralized procurement: Does dispersed information call for decentralized decision-making? International Journal of Industrial Organization. 949-963.
  • 1999. Investors facing opportunistic governments: Is it really good to "know the market" before investing?". The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 459-475.
Report
  • 2013. Kjøpermakt i dagligvaresektoren. .
  • 2005. Ny markedsordning for melk - en vurdering av prinsipper og metoder for beregning av pris for melkeråvare. .
  • 2002. Why is on-net traffic cheaper than off-net traffic? 23/02. 23/02. .
  • 2002. Markets with consumer switching costs and non-linear pricing. 04/02. 04/02. .
  • 2002. Educational and completed fertility in Norway. 56. 56. .
  • 2001. Should auctioneers supply early information for prospective bidders? A21/01. A21/01. .
  • 2001. Should auctioneers supply early information for prospective bidders? 07/01. 07/01. .
  • 2001. Second-period pricing in a duopoly with switching costs: the effect of size and composition of customer bases. A9/01. A9/01. .
  • 2001. Price discrimination with uncertain consumers. A12/01. A12/01. .
  • 2001. On how size and composition of customer bases affect equilibrium in a duopoly with switching costs. A26/01. A26/01. .
  • 2001. Consumer heterogeneity and pricing in a duopoly with switching costs. 08/01. 08/01. .
  • 2000. Mommy tracks and public policy: On self-fulfilling prophecies and gender gaps in promotion. 2378. 2378. .
  • 2000. Mommy tracks and public policy: On self-fulfilling prophecies and gender gaps in promotion. 0600. 0600. .
  • 2000. Mommy tracks and public policy: On self-fulfilling prophecies and gender gaps in promotion. 2378. 2378. .
  • 2000. Mommy Tracks and public policy: On self-fulfilling prophecies and gender gaps in promotion. 0600. 0600. .
  • 1999. Problemstillinger for videre forskning på prising av teletjenester. 27. 27. .
  • 1999. On Private Incentives to Acquire Household Production Skills. 1499. 1499. .
  • 1998. Verdiskapende samtrafikkavtaler: Prising av samtrafikk. 2. 2. .
  • 1998. Konkurranse i telesektoren: Hvordan rasjonalisere observert atferd? .
  • 1998. Investors facing opportunistic governments: Is it really good to "know the market" before investing? 1398. 1398. .
  • 1998. Interconnecting Norwegian Mobile Phone Networks: Competition or cooperation? .
  • 1997. Centralized vs. decentralized procurement: Does dispersed information call for decentraliced decision-making. .
  • 1994. Procurement auctions with entry of bidders. .
  • 1992. Promoting 'fair' competition in public procurement. 15. 15. .
  • 1992. A monopolist facing a puppy dog entrant: Optimal choice of technology. 5. 5. .
Popular scientific lecture
  • 2008. Tilgangsprising i telesektoren.
  • 1998. On private incentives to acquire household production skills.
  • 1998. Kontantstøtteordninga - Velfundert reform eller dristig eksperiment?
  • 1998. Kontantstøtte og familieøkonomisk teori: Har feministane rett?
  • 1998. Konkurranseformer i telesektoren: Hvordan rasjonalisere observert atferd?
Academic lecture
  • 2016. BECCLE-Seminar: Kryssubsidiering, effektiv ressursbruk og ESAs kontroll av det offentlige.
  • 2010. The male-female wage gap revisited.
  • 2004. Should auctioneers supply early information for prospective bidders?
  • 2002. On how size and composition of customer bases affect equilibrium in a duopoly with switching costs.
  • 2002. Double burdens and leisure gaps as effects of shorter working hours?
  • 2002. Dilemmaer i reguleringspolitikken.
  • 2001. Should auctioneers supply early information to prospective bidders?
  • 2000. Prisdiskriminering med usikre kunder.
  • 2000. Prisdiskriminering med usikre kunder.
  • 2000. Prisdiskriminering med usikre kunder.
  • 2000. Prisdiskriminering med usikre kunder.
  • 2000. Consumer heterogeneity and pricing in a duopoly with switching costs.
  • 2000. Consumer heterogeneity and pricing in a duopoly with switching costs.
  • 1998. Acquisition of household production skills: private incentives vs. efficiency.
Reader opinion piece
  • 2007. Nrk-lisens helt som før. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
Short communication
  • 2011. Samfunnsøkonomen nr. 1 2011 125. (65.) årgang. Samfunnsøkonomen. 4-5.
Masters thesis
  • 2019. Lojalitetsprogram og deres innvirkning på konkurransen i drivstoffmarkedet.
  • 2019. Hemmelige kontrakter i dagligvaremarkedet.
  • 2018. Kontanter, svart økonomi og negative renter - En utredning av mulige konsekvenser ved å fase ut kontanter.
  • 2018. Crossing Bjørnafjorden - A practical Cost-Benefit Analysis.
Feature article
  • 2012. Luftmilliarder. Dagens næringsliv. 3-3.
  • 2012. Frontfagsmodell for fall. Dagens næringsliv. 3-3.
  • 2012. Er offentlig ansatte produktive? Gode vitnemål er ikke tilstrekkelig. Dagens næringsliv. 3-3.
  • 2010. Unødvendig dyre krisetiltak. Bergens Tidende.
  • 2009. Miljøvenleg avgift på biodiesel. VG : Verdens gang. 1.
  • 2009. Miljøvenleg avgift. VG : Verdens gang.
  • 2003. Straumkundane betaler i flokk (opprinnelig Marginbasert prising av straum og banklån). Bergens Tidende.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 1994. Five essays on incentives in procurement contracting.
Interview
  • 2009. Miljøvennleg avgift på biodiesel.
  • 2009. Miljøvennleg avgift på biodiesel.
  • 2008. Bør Norge ta i bruk Euro?
Programme participation
  • 2009. SVs valkampopning.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2006. Education and completed fertility in Norway. 22 pages.
  • 2006. Education and completed fertility in Norway. 22 pages.
  • 2001. Prising av teletjenester. 25 pages.
  • 1998. Auksjonsteori og offentleg politikk. 27 pages.
  • 1997. Information rent and technology choice in a regulated firm. (Contributions to economics). 19 pages.

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Monographies

  1. Økologisk jordbruk og jordbrukspolitiske målsettingar, Master’s thesis, Department of Economics, University of Bergen, 1987.
  2. Five essays on incentives in procurement contracting, Dissertations in Economics no. 4, Department of Economics, University of Bergen, 1994.

 

International publications

  1. “Promoting fair competition in public procurement,” Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 58: 283-307, 1995.
  2. “Information rent and technology choice in a regulated firm,” in Picot, A. and E. Schlicht (Eds.): Firms, Markets, and Contracts — Contributions to Neo-Institutional Economics, Corrected 2nd printing, Physica-Verlag, 1997.
  3. "Investors facing opportunistic governments: Is it really good to “know the market” before investing?” [with Michaela Erbenová, CERGE-EI, Prague], Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 101(3): 459-75, 1999.
  4. “Centralized vs. decentralized procurement: Does local information call for decentralized decision-making?” International Journal of Industrial Organization, 18: 949-963, 2000.
  5. "Procurement auctions with entry of bidders" [with Egil Kjerstad, SNF], International Journal of Industrial Organization 18: 1243-1257, 2000.
  6. "On private incentives to aquire household skills," Journal of Population Economics, 14, 301-312, 2001.
  7. “Consumer heterogeneity, incomplete information and pricing in a duopoly with switching costs” [with Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen, University of  Bergen]. Information Economics and Policy 5(3): 384-401, 2003.
  8. “On how size and composition of customer bases affect equilibrium in a duopoly with switching costs [with Tommy Gabrielsen].” Review of Economic Design, 9: 59-71, 2004.
  9. “Education and completed fertility in Norway” [with Øivind Anti Nilsen and Ghazala Naz]. In Gustafsson, Siv; Kalwij, Adriaan (Eds.) Education and Postponement of Maternity, European Studies of Population, Vol.15. Springer Verlag, 2006.
  10.  “Should auctioneers supply early information for prospective bidders?” International Journal of Industrial Organization, 25: 597-614, 2007.
  11. “Why is on-net traffic cheaper than off-net traffic? Access markup as a collusive device?” [with Tommy Gabrielsen]. European Economic Review, 52: 99–115, 2008.
  12. “M2M Call Termination – Regulation or Competition?” [with Tommy Gabrielsen]. Applied Economics Quarterly, 54: 203-215, 2008.
  13. Access pricing in agricultural markets with regulated downstream competition and upstream externalities” [with Kristin Linnerud], European Review of Agricultural Economics, 37 (1): 77-96.

Biography

Born 1963. Dr. polit. 1994 (University of Bergen). Professor of Economics since 2001. Full CV.

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