• A Model of Bankruptcy Prediction 

      Bernhardsen, Eivind (Working Papers;10/2001, Doctoral thesis; Working paper, 2001)
      In this thesis, a model of bankruptcy prediction conditional on financial statements is presented. Apart from giving a discussion on the suggested variables the issue of functional form is raised. The specification most ...
    • Econometrics of exchange rate pass-through 

      Bache, Ida Wolden (Doctoral Dissertations in Economics;6, Doctoral thesis, 2007-07)
      Understanding the behaviour of import prices is a key issue for inflation targeting central banks in small open economies. Of particular importance is the responsiveness of import prices to movements in the nominal exchange ...
    • Essays on the microstructure of stock markets : empirical evidence from trading arrangements without dealer intermediation 

      Næs, Randi (Doctoral Dissertations in Economics;5, Doctoral thesis, 2005-07-21)
      Understanding the competitive environment for securities trading is of great importance for Norges Bank’s overall responsibility for financial stability. As a manager of the Norwegian Government Petroleum Fund, the bank ...
    • Four essays on the political economy of economic reform 

      Claussen, Carl Andreas (Doctoral Dissertations in Economics;3, Doctoral thesis, 2003-05)
      This thesis provides political-economy explanations for the prevalence of inefficient government policies. Possible solutions to the problem of non-adoption of efficient policies are also provided. Understanding why ...
    • State dependent effects in labour and foreign exchange markets 

      Akram, Q. Farooq (Doctoral Dissertations in Economics;1, Doctoral thesis, 2000-02-12)
      The impact of monetary policy in the short- and long-run, and over the business cycle are issues of great interest to a central bank. The response of nominal and real exchange rates to oil price fluctuations are also of ...
    • Trading in equity markets : a study of individual, institutional and corporate trading decisions 

      Skjeltorp, Johannes A. (Doctoral Dissertations in Economics;4, Doctoral thesis, 2005-07-20)
      Market microstructure has become an increasingly important research area in empirical finance. Due to the improved availability of detailed intraday data, theoretical predictions about investor behaviour can now be tested. ...