Øystein Foros

Professor Øystein Foros

E-mail
Oystein.Foros@nhh.no
Telephone
+47 55 95 97 16
Department
Business and Management Science
Centre
CIO
Office
C718
Expertise
Competition Economics Industrial Organization Business Economics Media Economics

BIOGraphy

Øystein Foros is a Professor in business economics at NHH Norwegian School of Economics since 2007. Foros received his PhD at NHH in 2003. He has studied competition strategies and firm decisions in several industries and markets; telecom, media, publishing, digital platforms, grocery, gasoline etc. In 2007, he was awarded Telenor Research and Innovation Prize.

Foros has published more than 30 international refereed articles, e.g. in Management Science, The Economic Journal, Rand Journal of Economics, International Economic Review, European Economic Review, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, and International Journal of Industrial Organization. He has an extensive experience as external expert in sector specific regulation and competition cases in Norway and Sweden. 

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Anderson, Simon P., Foros, Øystein, Kind, Hans Jarle Product Functionality, Competititon, and Multi-Purchasing International Economic Review Volume 58 (1), page 183 - 210, 2017
Anderson, Simon P., Foros, Øystein, Kind, Hans Jarle Competition for advertisers and for viewers in media markets Economic Journal, 2016
Andersson, Kjetil, Foros, Øystein, Hansen, Bjørn Empirical Evidence on the Relationship between Mobile Termination Rates and Firms' Profits The Scandinavian Journal of Economics Volume 118 (1), page 129 - 149, 2015
Foros, Øystein, Kind, Hans Jarle, Sørgard, Lars Merger policy and regulation in media industries Handbook of Media Economics, 2015
Foros, Øystein, Steen, Frode Vertical Control and Price Cycles in Gasoline Retailing The Scandinavian Journal of Economics Volume 115 (3), page 640 - 661, 2013
Anderson, Simon P., Foros, Øystein, Kind, Hans Jarle, peitz, martin Media market concentration, advertising levels, and ad prices International Journal of Industrial Organization Volume 30 (3), page 321 - 325, 2012
Foros, Øystein, Kind, Hans Jarle, Schjelderup, Guttorm Ad Pricing by Multi-Channel Platforms: How to Make Viewers and Advertisers Prefer the Same Channel? Journal of Media Economics Volume 25 (3), page 133 - 146, 2012
Sand, Jan Yngve, Clark, Derek John, Foros, Øystein Foreclosure in contests Public Choice Volume 148 (1-2), page 215 - 232, 2011
Foros, Øystein, Kind, Hans Jarle, Shaffer, Greg Resale price maintenance and restrictions on dominant firm and industry-wide adoption International Journal of Industrial Organization Volume 29 (2), page 179 - 186, 2011
Ambjørnsen, Terje, Foros, Øystein, Wasenden, Ole Christian Customer ignorance, price-cap regulation, and rent-seeking in mobile roaming Information Economics and Policy Volume 23 (1), page 27 - 36, 2011
Foros, Øystein, Kind, Hans Jarle, Shaffer, Greg Mergers and partial ownership European Economic Review Volume 55 (7), page 916 - 926, 2011
Fjell, Kenneth, Foros, Øystein, Pal, Debashis Endogenous Average Cost Based Access Pricing Review of Industrial Organization Volume 36 (2), page 149 - 162, 2010
Foros, Øystein, Hagen, Kåre P., Kind, Hans Jarle Price-Dependent Profit Sharing as a Channel Coordination Device Management science Volume 55 (8), page 1280 - 1291, 2009
Andersson, Kjetil, Foros, Øystein, Steen, Frode Text and voice: complements, substitutes or both? Industrial and Corporate Change Volume 18 (6), page 1231 - 1247, 2009
Foros, Øystein, Kind, Hans Jarle Do slotting allowances harm retail competition? The Scandinavian Journal of Economics Volume 110 (2), page 367 - 384, 2008
Fjell, Kenneth, Foros, Øystein Access regulation and strategic transfer pricing Management Accounting Research Volume 19 (1), page 18 - 31, 2008
Foros, Øystein Strategic investments with spillovers, vertical integration and foreclosure in the broadband access market International Journal of Industrial Organization Volume 22 (1), page 1 - 24, 2004
Foros, Øystein, Kind, Hans Jarle The broadband access market: competition, uniform pricing and geographical coverage Journal of Regulatory Economics Volume 23 (3), page 215 - 235, 2003
Foros, Øystein, Kind, Hans Jarle, Sørgard, Lars Access pricing, quality degradation, and foreclosure in the internet Journal of Regulatory Economics Volume 22 (1), page 59 - 83, 2002
Foros, Øystein, Hansen, Bjørn Competition and Compatibility among Internet Service Providers Information Economics and Policy Volume 13 (4), page 411 - 425, 2001
More publications in Cristin
  • Management Control
  • Industrial Organization

Dissemination

“Apple's Agency Model and the Role of Most-Favored-Nation Clauses”, Co-authors: Hans Jarle Kind and Greg Shaffer, RAND Journal of Economics, forthcoming.