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Workplace:Økonomisk institutt (Department of Economics), Universitetet i Oslo (University of Oslo), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Pollution Meets Efficiency: Multi-equation modelling of generation of pollution and related efficiency measures*
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads

2016

  1. Productivity Development of Norwegian Institutions of Higher Education 2004 – 2013
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Operational Research Society (2017)
  2. Smoothing the frontier in the DEA models
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads

2015

  1. Economic Perspectives on DEA
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Productivity Interpretations of the Farrell Efficiency Measures and the Malmquist Index and its Decomposition
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads

2013

  1. Measuring Efficiency and Effectiveness in the Public Sector
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Identifying Suspicious Efficient Units in DEA Models
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Measurement of Returns to Scale Using Non-Radial DEA Models
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Operational Research (2014)
  3. Measuring Efficiency in the Public Sector
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads
  4. Phasing in Large-scale Expansion of Wind-Power in the Nordic-Countries
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads

2011

  1. A Note on Imposing Strong Complementary Slackness Conditions in DEA
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Operational Research (2012)
  2. From Macro Growth to Disaggregated Production Studies
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Terminal units in DEA: Definition and Determination
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Productivity Analysis (2015)
  4. Weight Restrictions in DEA:Misplaced Emphasis?
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Productivity Analysis (2013)

2010

  1. Renewable Energy Expansion and the Value of Balance Regulation Power
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)

2009

  1. Energy in a Bathtub: Electricity Trade between Countries with Different Generation Technologies
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Productivity of Tax Offices in Norway
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Productivity Analysis (2015)
  3. Returms-to-scale Properties in DEA Models: The Fundamental Role of Interior Points
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Productivity Analysis (2012)

2008

  1. Dynamic Analysis of Structural Change and Productivity Measurement
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Good Modelling of Bad Outputs: Pollution and Multiple-Output Production
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics (2009)

2007

  1. Farrell Revisited: Visualising the DEA Production Frontier
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (16)

2006

  1. The Anatomy of Market Power in Electricity Markets with Hydropower as Dominating Technology
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads

2005

  1. EFFICIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY OF NORWEGIAN TAX OFFICES
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Hydropower Economics
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Book (2015)
  3. The Tale of Two research Communities: The Diffusion of Research on Productive Efficiency
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Production Economics (2005)
  4. Utveckling och spridning av forskning: fallet effektivitetsforskning
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics Downloads

2004

  1. Properties of a Non-Competitive Electricity Market Dominated by Hydroelectric Power
    Working Papers, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics (2004) Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Are all Scales Optimal in DEA? Theory and Empirical Evidence
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research (2002) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Productivity Analysis (2004)
  2. Calculating the scale elasticity in DEA models
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Operational Research Society (2004)
  3. On the circularity of the Malmquist productivity index
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (4)
  4. The Compensation mechanism in the rains model: the Norwegian targets for acidification
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads
    Also in Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics (2001) Downloads
  5. The performance of auction houses selling Picasso Prints
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads
    Also in Others, University Library of Munich, Germany (2002) Downloads

2001

  1. Categorical variables in DEA
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Business and Economics (2002)
  2. International Benchmarking of Electricity Distribution Utilities
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research (2001) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Resource and Energy Economics (2003)
  3. Selling Picasso paintings: the efficiency of auction houses
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (5)

2000

  1. An Economic Interpretation of the Compensation Mechanism in the RAINS Model
    Working Papers, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Downloads View citations (1)
  2. On the origins of data envelopment analysis
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Productivity Analysis (2002)

1999

  1. Efficiency and productivity of Norwegian colleges
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Efficiency in the provision of municipal nursing- and home-care services: the Norwegian experience
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)

1998

  1. Pollution Modelling and Multiple-Output Production*
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads

1997

  1. Trading Sulphur Emissions Under the Second Sulphur Protocol
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics

1995

  1. A Note on the Calculation of the Scale Elasticity in DEA Models
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics View citations (1)
  2. Engineering Production Functions: Chocolate Production Revisited
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics

1992

  1. BAT and BATNEEC: An Analysis Interpretation
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics

1991

  1. Efficiency Analysis of Ferry Transport
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics View citations (1)

1990

  1. The Malmquist Productivity Index
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)

1989

  1. Productivity Change in Public Service - The Case of Swedish Social Insurance Offices
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads

1988

  1. CHOICE OF TECHNOLOGY AND LONG-TERM TECHNICAL CHANGE IN ENERGY-INTENSIVE INDUSTRIES
    Memorandum, Oslo University, Department of Economics

1984

  1. Analysis of Industrial Structure: A Production Function Approach
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads

1983

  1. Technical Progress and Structural Change in the Swedish Cement Industry 1955 - 1979
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1983)

1978

  1. Generalized Farrell Measures of Efficiency: An Application to Milk Processing in Swedish Dairy Plants
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1979)

1977

  1. Frontier Production Functions and Technical Progress: A Study of Teneral Milk Processing in Swedish Dairy Plants
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1979)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Economic interpretations of DEA
    Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 2018, 61, (C), 9-15 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Multi-equation modelling of desirable and undesirable outputs satisfying the materials balance
    Empirical Economics, 2018, 54, (1), 67-99 Downloads

2017

  1. Measuring effectiveness of production in the public sector
    Omega, 2017, 73, (C), 93-103 Downloads
  2. On comparison of different sets of units used for improving the frontier in DEA models
    Annals of Operations Research, 2017, 250, (1), 5-20 Downloads
  3. Productivity development of Norwegian institutions of higher education 2004–2013
    Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2017, 68, (4), 399-415 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  4. Use of Data Envelopment Analysis for Incentive Regulation of Electric Distribution Firms
    Data Envelopment Analysis Journal, 2017, 3, (1-2), 1-47 Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Commemorating Leif Johansen (1930–1982) and his pioneering computable general equilibrium model of 1960
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2016, 38, (3), 415-420 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Leif Johansen on intra-industry structural change
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2016, 38, (3), 515-527 Downloads

2015

  1. In Memoriam: Lennart Hjalmarsson, 1944–2012
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2015, 43, (3), 233-236 Downloads
  2. Productivity of tax offices in Norway
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2015, 43, (3), 269-279 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Terminal units in DEA: definition and determination
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2015, 43, (2), 151-164 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2014

  1. Measurement of returns to scale using non-radial DEA models
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2014, 232, (3), 664-670 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Rate of return regulation and the Le Chatelier principle
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2014, 41, (2), 263-275 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. The impacts of the Clean Air Act on production cost, and the substitution between inputs in the electric utility industry
    Energy Economics, 2013, 40, (C), 785-794 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Weight restrictions in DEA: misplaced emphasis?
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2013, 40, (3), 271-283 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. A note on imposing strong complementary slackness conditions in DEA
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2012, 220, (3), 716-721 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Returns-to-scale properties in DEA models: the fundamental role of interior points
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2012, 38, (2), 121-130 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2011

  1. A short-run production function for electricity generation in China
    Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 2011, 9, (2), 205-216 Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Differential Characteristics of Efficient Frontiers in Data Envelopment Analysis
    Operations Research, 2010, 58, (6), 1743-1754 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Dynamic Efficiency Measurement
    Indian Economic Review, 2010, 45, (2), 125-159 View citations (1)

2009

  1. A simple derivation of scale elasticity in data envelopment analysis
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2009, 197, (1), 149-153 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Farrell revisited–Visualizing properties of DEA production frontiers
    Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2009, 60, (11), 1535-1545 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Good Modelling of Bad Outputs: Pollution and Multiple-Output Production
    International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, 2009, 3, (1), 1-38 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Commentary
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2008, 30, (1), 63-65 Downloads
  2. Far out or alone in the crowd: a taxonomy of peers in DEA
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2008, 29, (3), 201-210 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Phasing in wind-power in Norway: Network congestion and crowding-out of hydropower
    Energy Policy, 2008, 36, (9), 3514-3520 Downloads View citations (10)

2007

  1. Calculation of scale elasticities in DEA models: direct and indirect approaches
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2007, 28, (1), 45-56 Downloads View citations (26)

2006

  1. DEA meets Picasso: The impact of auction houses on the hammer price
    Annals of Operations Research, 2006, 145, (1), 149-165 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The art of benchmarking: Picasso prints and auction house performance
    Applied Economics, 2006, 38, (12), 1425-1434 Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. The tale of two research communities: The diffusion of research on productive efficiency
    International Journal of Production Economics, 2005, 98, (1), 17-40 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2004

  1. Are all Scales Optimal in DEA? Theory and Empirical Evidence
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2004, 21, (1), 25-48 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Calculating scale elasticity in DEA models
    Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2004, 55, (10), 1023-1038 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2003

  1. International benchmarking of electricity distribution utilities
    Resource and Energy Economics, 2003, 25, (4), 353-371 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2002

  1. Categorical Variables in DEA
    International Journal of Business and Economics, 2002, 1, (1), 33-44 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. On the Origins of Data Envelopment Analysis
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2002, 17, (1), 23-40 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2000

  1. A note on decomposing the Malmquist productivity index by means of subvector homotheticity
    Economic Theory, 2001, 17, (1), 239-245 Downloads View citations (2)

1998

  1. Efficiency Gains Under Exchange-Rate Emission Trading
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 1998, 12, (4), 403-423 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Productivity development of Norwegian electricity distribution utilities
    Resource and Energy Economics, 1998, 20, (3), 207-224 Downloads View citations (85)
  3. The Rise and Fall of Slacks: Comments on Quasi-Malmquist Productivity Indices
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 1998, 10, (1), 21-34 Downloads View citations (2)

1994

  1. Emission trading in Europe with an exchange rate
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 1994, 4, (4), 305-330 Downloads View citations (18)

1993

  1. Banking efficiency in the Nordic countries
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 1993, 17, (2-3), 371-388 Downloads View citations (140)

1990

  1. Deterministic parametric and nonparametric estimation of efficiency in service production: A comparison
    Journal of Econometrics, 1990, 46, (1-2), 213-227 Downloads View citations (25)

1988

  1. Choice of Technology and Long-Run Technical Change in Energy-Intensive Industries
    The Energy Journal, 1988, Volume 9, (Number 3), 79-97 Downloads View citations (3)

1983

  1. Technical Progress and Structural Change in the Swedish Cement Industry 1955-1979
    Econometrica, 1983, 51, (5), 1449-67 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1983)

1980

  1. A survey of frontier production functions and of their relationship to efficiency measurement
    Journal of Econometrics, 1980, 13, (1), 5-25 Downloads View citations (225)
  2. On the estimation of deterministic and stochastic frontier production functions: A comparison
    Journal of Econometrics, 1980, 13, (1), 117-138 Downloads View citations (7)

1979

  1. Frontier Production Functions and Technical Progress: A Study of General Milk Processing in Swedish Dairy Plants
    Econometrica, 1979, 47, (4), 883-900 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1977)
  2. Generalised Farrell Measures of Efficiency: An Application to Milk Processing in Swedish Dairy Plants
    Economic Journal, 1979, 89, (354), 294-315 Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Working Paper (1978)

1977

  1. On Estimating Average and Best Practice Homothetic Production Functions via Cost Functions
    International Economic Review, 1977, 18, (2), 463-76 Downloads View citations (11)

1976

  1. The generation of residual flows in Norway: an input-output approach
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1976, 3, (2), 129-141 Downloads View citations (3)

1973

  1. Externalities, environmental pollution and allocation in space: A general equilibrium approach
    Regional and Urban Economics, 1973, 3, (1), 3-32 Downloads

Books

2015

  1. Hydropower Economics
    International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, Springer
    Also in International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, Springer (2007) View citations (1)

    See also Working Paper (2005)

Undated

  1. An Intercountry Comparison of Productivity and Technical Change in the Nordic Cement Industry
    ETLA B, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy

Chapters

1985

  1. Input-output models, national economic models, and the environment
    Chapter 08 in Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics, 1985, vol. 1, pp 325-341 Downloads View citations (7)
 
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