Øyvind Thomassen

Associate Professor Øyvind Thomassen

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Business and Management Science
Industrial Organization Management Science Competition Economics Applied Econometrics

Øyvind Thomassen is an Associate Professor at NHH, where he teaches Econometrics and Corporate Governance, and an International Research Associate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. He has a PhD (DPhil) and MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford. Before joining NHH in 2020, he was an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Seoul National University. He has been a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Economics at KU Leuven, and an Academic Visitor in the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford.

In his research, he uses data to understand firm and consumer behaviour. He has done work on the grocery retailing, automobile, and construction sectors, and on topics such as cross-category pricing, nonlinear pricing, vertical contracting, environmental taxes and antitrust market definition. His papers have appeared in the American Economic Review, International Journal of Industrial Organization, and the Journal of Competition Law and Economics.

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Author(s) Title Publisher
Thomassen, Øyvind; Smith, Howard; Seiler, Stephan; Schiraldi, Pasquale Multi-category competition and market power: a model of supermarket pricing The American Economic Review Volume 107 (8); page 2308 - 2351; 2017
Thomassen, Øyvind An Empirical Model of Automobile Engine Variant Pricing International Journal of the Economics of Business Volume 24 (3); page 275 - 293; 2017
Daljord, Øystein; Sørgard, Lars; Thomassen, Øyvind Asymmetric price increase in critical loss analysis: A reply to Langenfeld and Li Journal of Competition Law & Economics Volume 10 (3); page 765 - 768; 2014
Smith, Howard; Thomassen, Øyvind Multi-category demand and supermarket pricing International Journal of Industrial Organization Volume 30 (3); page 309 - 314; 2012
Daljord, Øystein; Sørgard, Lars; Thomassen, Øyvind The SSNIP test and market definition with the aggregate diversion ratio: A reply to Katz and Shapiro Journal of Competition Law & Economics Volume 4 (2); page 263 - 270; 2007
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