Øivind Anti Nilsen


Øivind A. Nilsen is a professor at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) where he teaches econometrics, macroeconomics, and labour economics.

His research includes analyses of firm behaviour (investment, labour demand, and pricing behaviour), and labour economics (plant closure, scarring effects/unemployment, inequality and intergenerational mobility, wage formation, transition school-to-work, early retirement, and sickness absence). More recently, he has worked on industrial organisation and resource economics. His publications are found in journals such as Review of Economics and Statistic, European Economic Review, Labour Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, and Oxford Economic Papers.  

Nilsen is affiliated with Statistics Norway, IZA Bonn, CES-Ifo, Maastricht University, and Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics. Before coming to NHH in 2004, he was employed at the University of Bergen. He has also teaching experience from Universität zu Köln – Germany.

Nilsen studied industrial economics at NTH (The Norwegian Institute of Technology) in Trondheim. Nilsen received his doctoral degree from NHH in 1998.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Canta, Chiara; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Ulsaker, Simen Aardal Competition and risk taking in local bank markets: Evidence from the business loans segment Journal of Empirical Finance Volume 73; page 153 - 169; 2023
Juranek, Steffen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Ulsaker, Simen Aardal Bank Consolidation, Interest Rates, and Risk: A Post-Merger Analysis Based on Loan-Level Data from the Corporate Sector Journal of Competition Law & Economics Volume 18 (4); page 771 - 794; 2022
Letterie, Wilko; Nilsen, Øivind Anti Pricing Behaviour and Menu Costs in Multi-product Firms Economica Volume 89 (355); page 746 - 769; 2022
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Skuterud, Håvard; Webster, Ingeborg Maria Price change synchronization within and between firms Economics Letters Volume 208; 2021
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Raknerud, Arvid; Iancu, Diana-Cristina Public R&D support and firm performance: A multivariate dose-response analysis Research Policy Volume 49 (7); 2020
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vange, Magne Intermittent Price Changes in Production Plants: Empirical Evidence using Monthly Data Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics; 2019
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Raknerud, Arvid; Skjerpen, Terje Estimation of a model for matched panel data with high-dimensional two-way unobserved heterogeneity Empirical Economics Volume 53; page 1657 - 1680; 2017
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Sørgard, Lars; Ulsaker, Simen Aardal Upstream merger in a successive oligopoly. Who pays the price? International Journal of Industrial Organization Volume 48; page 143 - 172; 2016
Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell Assessing the intergenerational correlation in disability pension recipiency Oxford Economic Papers Volume 67 (2); page 205 - 226; 2015
Asphjell, Magne Krogstad; Letterie, Wilko; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Pfann, Gerard Sequentiality versus simultaneity: interrelated factor demand Review of Economics and Statistics Volume 96 (5); page 986 - 998; 2014
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; McDermott, Grant Robert Electricity prices, river temperatures, and cooling water scarcity Land Economics Volume 90 (1); page 131 - 148; 2014
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell; Aakvik, Arild; Jacobsen, Karl Intergenerational earnings mobility revisited: estimates based on lifetime earnings The Scandinavian Journal of Economics Volume 114 (1); page 1 - 23; 2012
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Raknerud, Arvid; Rybalka, Marina; Skjerpen, Terje Lumpy investments, factor adjustments, and labour productivity Oxford Economic Papers Volume 61 (1); page 104 - 127; 2009
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell Job losses and child outcomes Labour Economics Volume 15 (4); page 591 - 603; 2008
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Salvanes, Kjell G.; Schiantarelli, Fabio Employment changes, the structure of adjustment costs, and plant size European Economic Review Volume 51 (3); page 577 - 598; 2007
Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell Intergenerational earnings mobility in Norway: Levels and trends The Scandinavian Journal of Economics Volume 107 (3); page 419 - 435; 2005
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Schiantarelli, F. Zeros and lumps in investment: Empirical evidence on irreversibilities and nonconvexities. Review of Economics and Statistics Review of Economics and Statistics (85(4)); 2003
Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Pettersen, Per Marius; Bratlie, Joakim Time-Dependency in Producers’ Price Adjustments: Evidence from Micro Panel Data. Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftswissenschaften Volume 69 (2); page 147 - 168; 2018
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Research in progress

  • Heller, David; Karapanagiotis, Pantelis; and Nilsen, Øivind A: "Small and Vulnerable? Firm Size and Financing Constraints Dynamics
  • Andersson, Jonas; Nilsen, Øivind A.; and Skaug, Hans J.: "Mixed Frequency Data in a Multiproduct (S, s) Pricing Model"
  • Letterie, Wilko; Nilsen, Øivind A.; and Karanjit Raunak: "Firms' Heterogenous Price Response to Financial Pressure"


Macroeconomics, Econometrics


Figved, K., Borge, Laila., Kleppe, Karen Anna. (2019, 14. august).  Vindkraftkommunene tjente 75 mill. i 2018: Professor: - Kommunene sitter igjen med knapper og glansbilder, Tv2.