Competition on equal terms
Øyvind Thomassen: Two companies, Flikk and Flakk, produce electric car chargers and must invest NOK one billion each. Flikk's owner lives in Switzerland, Flakk's owner in Norway. Does Flakk have a disadvantage that prevents profitable growth?
If business owners without a good enough return have to gradually downsize, physical capital and labor can be made available to more "competent" founders, Øyvind Thomassen writes.
His feature article Konkurranse på like vilkår (in Norwegian) was published in Dagens Næringsliv on 28 March, 2023.