Øyvind Thomassen

Research associate, Institute for Fiscal Studies

Contact: Office 16–622, 1 Gwanak-ro, Seoul 08826, oyvind.thomassen at gmail.com 

PhD (DPhil) in Economics, Oxford 2010. CV

Journal articles

An empirical model of automobile engine variant pricing. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 24(3) 275–293, September 2017.
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Multi-category competition and market power: a model of supermarket pricing. American Economic Review, 107(8) 2308–2351, August 2017.
Ø. Thomassen, H. Smith, S. Seiler and P. Schiraldi

The effects of tax exemption on the sale of electric vehicles in Norway. Korean Economic Journal, 56(1) 3–20, July 2017.
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Asymmetric price increase in critical loss analysis: a reply to Langenfeld and Li. Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 10(3) 765–768, September 2014.
Ø. Daljord, L. Sørgard and Ø. Thomassen

A generalised nested logit model of the demand for automobile variants. Korean Economic Journal, 53(1) 21–50, July 2014.
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A pure characteristics demand model for automobile variants. Seoul Journal of Economics, 27(2) 187–222, June 2014.
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Multi-category demand and supermarket pricing. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 30(3) 309–314, May 2012.
H. Smith and Ø. Thomassen

The SSNIP test and market definition with the aggregate diversion ratio. Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 4(2) 263–270, June 2008.
Ø. Daljord, L. Sørgard and Ø. Thomassen


Ola Nordmanns tapte tiår. Dagens Næringsliv, 23 December 2017, p. 37 [pdf]
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H. Smith and Ø. Thomassen

Supre supermarkeder. Dagens Næringsliv, 17 June 2017, p. 23 [pdf, in English]. 
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Lecture notes

Very short introduction to BLP (Berry, Levinsohn and Pakes 1995)

Mathematics for economics (linear algebra, analysis on the real line, optimization, 115 pages)


Mathematics (undergraduate) Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015

Real analysis (undergraduate) Fall 2018

Numerical methods (undergraduate) Spring 2018

Empirical industrial organization (graduate) Fall 2017, Fall 2015, Fall 2014

Statistics (undergraduate) Fall 2015, Fall 2014

Econometrics (undergraduate) Spring 2016, Spring 2015