Welcome to my personal webpage. I am an economist working at Oslo Economics. I  am also an Associate Professor II at NHH where I am affiliated with the FOOD research project. My CV is available here

Publications

Co-location, good, bad or both: How does new entry of discount variety store affect local grocery business? (Joint with Charlotte B. Evensen and Frode Steen) Journal of European Economic Association, (2023). WP version

The effect of cross-border shopping on commodity tax revenue: Results from a natural experiment (Joint with Richard Friberg, Emil Halseth and Frode Steen)  Accepted for publication in Scandinavian Journal of Economics

Competition and risk taking in local bank markets: Evidence from the business loans segment (Joint with Chiara Canta and Øivind Anti Nilsen) Journal of Empirical Finance, 73 (2023), pp. 153-169. WP version.

Hump-shaped cross-price effects and the extensive margin in cross-border shopping.(Joint with Richard Friberg and Frode Steen) American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 14(2) (2022), pp. 408-38. WP version.

Bank consolidation, interest rates, and risk: A post-merger analysis based on loan-level data from the corporate sector (Joint with Steffen Juranek and Øivind Anti Nilsen) Journal of Competition Law & Economics, 18(4) (2022), pp. 771-794. WP version

Lump-sum payments and retail services: A relational contracting perspective  (Joint with Teis L. Lømo) Journal of Industrial Economics, 69 (2021), pp. 131-168.  WP version.

Competing buyers, rent extraction and inefficient exclusion  International Journal of Industrial Organization, 68 (2020).

Upstream merger in a successive oligopoly: Who pays the price? (Joint with Øivind Anti Nilsen and Lars Sørgard) International Journal of Industrial Organization, 48 (2016), pp. 143-172. WP version.

Interlocking relationships and quantity rationing Economics Letters, 146 (2016), pp. 47-49. 

Menu contracts and the division of profits in vertical relationships Economics Letters, 138 (2016), pp. 72-74

Working papers and work in progress

Unemployment shocks, cyclical prices and shopping behavior (Joint with Thor Andreas Aursland and Frode Steen)

Exclusionary contracts and incentives to innovate

 Exclusionary contracts and investment  (Joint with Greg Shaffer)

Competition and risk taking in the banking industry: The case of capital requirements 

Contact information

simen[dot]ulsaker[at]gmail[dot]com