Eirik Vatne has been a professor since 1996, arriving from a position as a senior researcher at the Centre for Applied Research (SNF). He received his dr.oecon. degree from NHH in 1995.
Vatne’s main research interests are in the field of economic geography and firm-based studies of location, agglomeration and regional development. He has a special interest in the spatial evolution of the Norwegian petroleum industry, the location of rapid growth firms and innovation processes and innovation systems in the service industry. He has published a number of reports, journal articles, book chapters and edited books in these areas.
|Vatne, Eirik||Growth and innovation. Private equity and innovation processes in service industries.||2015|
|Vatne, Eirik; Bastesen, Jarle||Rapid-Growth Firms: Exploring the Role and Location of Entrepreneurial Ventures||Agglomeration, Clusters and Entrepreneurship; page 159 - 198; 2014|
|Vatne, Eirik; Sjøholt, Peter||Understanding the role of services in the globalisation process: The case of Norway||Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift Volume 66 (2); page 99 - 112; 2012|
|Vatne, Eirik||Regional agglomeration and growth: the classical approach||Handbook of Regional Innovation and Growth; page 54 - 66; 2011|
|Vatne, Eirik||Alliances and Franchises||The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology; 2017|
|Vatne, Eirik||Omforming av statlige foretak og utvikling av privat sektor||Kinas økonomi; page 138 - 156; 2012|
|Vatne, Eirik||Local resource mobilization and internationalization strategies in small and medium sized enterprises||Entrepreneurship and Globalization; page 63 - 80; 2009|
|Vatne, Eirik; Bastesen, Jarle||The Geography of Rapid-growth Firms||Bernard, I., (ed), The Geography of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; page 131 - 157; 2009|
Business location decisions, Innovation, Interorganizational relations/business networks, China