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  • publication . Preprint . Research . Article . 2012
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Jiehong Kong; Mikael Rönnqvist; Mikael Frisk;

    Traditionally, most applications in the initial stage of forest supply chain deal with sawlogs to sawmills, pulpwood to pulp or paper mills and forest residues to heating plants. However, in the past decades, soaring prices of fossil fuel, global awareness about CO2 emi...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Alexey Sklyar; Christian Kowalkowski; David Sörhammar; Bård Tronvoll;

    This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/), which permits non-commercial re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, pro...

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  • publication . Research . Preprint . Article . 2012
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Eva Benedicte Danielsen Norman;
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    Publisher: Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. Department of Economics

    This paper develops a model for analysing problems related to centralisation and decentralisation. The model is of the new economic geography type, in which there are agglomeration gains in cities but not in rural areas. These gains are counteracted by residential prefe...

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  • publication . Research . Preprint . Article . 2008
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    David Blandford; Rolf Jens Brunstad; Ivar Gaasland; Erling Vårdal;
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    Publisher: Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. Department of Economics

    The producer support estimate (the successor to the producer support equivalent) calculated by the OECD is widely used as an indicator of distortions created by agricultural policies. In this paper we demonstrate that changes in the relative (percentage) PSE are not an ...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . Research . 2007
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    Authors:
    Patrik Flisberg; Bertil Lidén; Mikael Rönnqvist;

    In this paper, we consider an operational routing problem to decide the daily routes of logging trucks in forestry. The industrial problem is difficult and includes aspects such as pickup and delivery with split pickups, multiple products, time windows, several time per...

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  • publication . Research . Article . 2011
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    Authors:
    Kjell G. Salvanes; Rögnvaldur Hannesson; Dale Squires;
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    Publisher: Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. Department of Economics

    Why did the Lofoten cod fishery in Norway, a fishery on one of the world’s richest spawning grounds, remain less productive than alternative industries for about a hundred years, despite important modernization of the fleet and fishing gear, improvements in technology a...

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  • publication . Research . Preprint . Article . 2007
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    Authors:
    Gert Andersson; Patrik Flisberg; Bertil Lidén; Mikael Rönnqvist;
    Publisher: Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. Department of Finance and Management Science

    We describe the decision support system RuttOpt, which is developed for scheduling logging trucks in the Swedish forest industry. The system is made up of a number of modules. One module is the Swedish road database NVDB which consists of detailed information of all the...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . Research . 2015
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    Authors:
    Liam Brunt;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract We estimate a time series model of weather shocks on English wheat yields for the early nineteenth century and use it to predict weather effects on yield levels from 1697 to 1871. This reveals that yields in the 1690s were depressed by unusually poor weather; a...

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  • publication . Research . Article . Preprint . 2015
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    Authors:
    Kristiina Huttunen; Jarle Møen; Kjell G. Salvanes;

    It is well documented that displaced workers suffer severe earnings losses, but not why this is so. One reason may be that workers are unable or unwilling to move to regions with better employment opportunities. We study this and find that job displacement increases reg...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . 2012
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    Authors:
    Sosina Bezu; Christopher B. Barrett;

    The nonfarm activities in rural Ethiopia are heterogeneous. Some activities yield very high returns while others pay less than farm wage employment. This study examines the dynamics between 1999 and 2004. We find that access to saving and credit is an important factor f...

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