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SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

Corporate and Capital Taxation

The aim of this project is to undertake theoretical and empirical research on capital taxation. The research group wants to undertake studies along two dimensions. A set of theoretical studies aims at solving some puzzles in international capital taxati on that are not in line with the tax comp...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2010

Location: Vestland

SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

Cross-national comparisons of redistributional effects: tax progressivity in Norway in an international perspective

The implications of using different measures of tax progressivity have, however, not been sufficiently addressed. In this project we intend to explore the implications of using different measures of tax progressivity by ranking various countries in terms of redistributive effects. Lambert and Tho...

Awarded: NOK 0.75 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2009

Location: Oslo

MILJØ2015-Norsk miljøforskning mot 2015

SAMFUNN: Norms, green agents and environmental policy

Economic theory and policy prescriptions traditionally rely on the assumption of selfish, rational agents. Clearly, this approximation is descriptively inaccurate in the context of environmental issues. Recent advances in theory and methodology now allow economists to rigorously treat social norm...

Awarded: NOK 7.0 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Oslo

VERDIKT-Kjernekomp.og verdiskaping IKT

Ressursnettverk for eForvaltning

Avdeling for forvaltningsinformatikk, Universitetet i Oslo søker, i samarbeid med Statskonsult, NTNU, SINTEF, Kompetansesenter for eForvaltning(KSeF), Høgskolen i Agder, Vestlandsforskning med flere, om støtte for utvikle et flerfaglig ressursnettverk inn en fagområdet eForvaltning; kort omtalt s...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

Income dynamics and tax progressivity

This project discusses important issues when interpreting recent developments in Norwegian income distributions and income inequality: If increased income inequality over time is associated with increased income mobility, it is possible that income inequ ality measured over several years has fal...

Awarded: NOK 0.25 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Oslo

S-AFRIKA-Program for forskningsamarbeid med Sør- Afrika

The WTO-Doha and the Economic Growth for The Rural Poor

Agricultural trade liberalization is high on the agenda for the World Trade Organisation, specifically underscoring the potential positive effects for the world?s poor. This project will study how better international market access will ?trickle down? to rural livelihoods in the developing world....

Awarded: NOK 0.51 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Viken

SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

Evaluation of tax reforms in Norway: A dynamic analysis of household behavior

Structural models, derived from economic theory and embedded directly in an econometric framework, will be estimated on Norwegian longitudinal household data. The estimated models will be used to evaluate changes in tax systems and tax reforms. In particu lar we will study the effects of tax refo...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

Capitalization and tax exporting: Empirical analysis

Capitalization and tax exporting represent key economic adjustment mechanisms of fiscal policy. Capitalization of taxes and spending affects the tax base and thereby tax revenues, and endogenous tax base determination provides incentives for government be havior. The possibility of tax exporting ...

Awarded: NOK 0.93 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

Revelation of tax evasion by random audits, Main Project, First Part

Various methods used in different countries to estimate the overall magnitude of tax evasion have produced widely diverging results, both within and between countries. The idea of the present study is that random audits by experienced auditors will produc e a rather well-founded basis for estimat...

Awarded: NOK 0.25 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Oslo

FRISAM-Fri prosjektstøtte samfunnsvitenskap

Barriers to entry, internationalisation and technology (BITE)

According to technology-based perspectives, innovation and technology flows are the fundamental determinants of development and growth. According to new trade theory and the economic geography approach, however, industrial development is to a larger exten t shaped by market forces. The point of d...

Awarded: NOK 5.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Oslo

SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

Profit-shifting in Norway: A theoretical and empirical analysis

The aim of this project is to undertake theoretical and empirical research on taxation and multinationals related to MNCs' profit-shifting activities. At a theoretical level the research group wants to undertake studies in two different directions. One se t of questions aims at developing models ...

Awarded: NOK 2.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Vestland

SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

Valuation of highly leveraged transactions:the impact of taxes and choice of financing

High levels of leverage are increasingly used in LBOs, MBOs, project finance, going-private transactions and corporate restructurings. The valuation of the equity in these transactions can be approached in a several ways. Some involve estimating the enter prise value and then subtracting the valu...

Awarded: NOK 0.30 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Vestland

SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

An Empirical Evaluation of the Norwegian 2006 Tax Reform

The 2006 tax reform can be expected to have a wide range of consequences for both firms and personal tax payers. Since several important data sources have a time lag, we will start with preliminary studies that will serve as preparations to a more complet e evaluation when more data are available...

Awarded: NOK 0.40 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Oslo

EU6RP-EUs 6. rammeprogram

eGOVERNET (FP6 project number 026575)

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Awarded: NOK 0.79 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

BEDSAM-Bedriftens samfunnsansvar

International developments, dissemination and implementation of CSR in the Norwegian clothing sector

By a trial research design this project aims to follow the Norwegian branch organisations engagement in the national and international development of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and to study how these processes disseminates and influences the cl othing branch in Norway at the chain and ...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Rogaland

VAM-Velferd, arbeid og migrasjon

Generasjon, livsløp og kjønn: Et samordnet opplegg for norsk deltakelse i Generations and Gender Programme og videreføring av LAg

Langsiktige demografiske prosesser som økende levealder, lav fruktbarhet og endringer i familiestrukturen byr på utfordringer, både samfunnsøkonomiske og velferdspolitiske, i årene som kommer. Befolkningen aldres - først og fremst på grunn av lav fruktbar het. Det vil få store konsekvensene både ...

Awarded: NOK 10.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Oslo

BEDSAM-Bedriftens samfunnsansvar

C(S)R in global value chains, a conceptual and operational approach.

This is a collaboration project between Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Social Research AS and the Norwegian School of Management (NSM). Through its facilitation of an institutionalised collaboration between NTNU and NSM this project will contribute to the building of a str...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

Revelation of tax evasion by random audits

Our project proposal Revelation of tax evasion by random audits is divided into three parts: a preparation study, a pilot project, and a main project. The preparation study is financed by the Norwegian Research Council. We hereby apply for financial supp ort in order to carry out the pilot proje...

Awarded: NOK 0.27 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2010

Location: Oslo

SKATT-Skatteøkonomi

Analyse av optimale indirekte skatter for Norge

Hovedmål: Analysere ulike problemstillinger om optimale indirekte skatter for Norge. Delmål 1: Doktorgradsutdanning av Odd Erik Nygård, med doktoravhandling på dette felt. Delmål 2: Produksjon av Essay 1-4 eller liknende essays, og publisering i serien Discussion paper fra SSB og deretter som ...

Awarded: NOK 1.7 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2010

Location: Oslo

TJENESTER-Helse- og omsorgstjenester

Program for helseøkonomi i Bergen (HEB)

Program for helseøkonomi i Bergen, HEB, er et samarbeidsprosjekt mellom Universitetet i Bergen og Norges Handelshøyskole (NHH). Formålet er å utvikle et sterkt fagmiljø for helseøkonomisk forskning i Bergen. Informasjon om helseøkonomimiljøet HEB finnes p å: http://www.sefos.uib.no/HEB/

Awarded: NOK 58.2 mill.

Project Period: 1998-2012

Location: Vestland

TJENESTER-Helse- og omsorgstjenester

Helseøkonomisk forskningsprogram i Oslo (HERO)

HERO er et femårig program for utforsking av helseøkonomiske problemstillinger. Forskningen foregår i spenningsfeltet mellom krav om samfunnsøkonomisk effektivitet i helsesektoren og de verdier beslutningstakere i helsesektoren tradisjonelt bekjenner seg til. Informasjon om helseøkonomimiljøet H...

Awarded: NOK 57.4 mill.

Project Period: 1998-2012

Location: Oslo

RBGRUNSAMF-Res.bas.grunnbev.samf.v.inst

Grunnbevilgning - SNF (Videreføres i prosjekt 247249)

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Awarded: NOK 107.0 mill.

Project Period: 1994-2014

Location: Vestland

DIV-INT-Annet internasjonalt samarbeid

Medlemsavgift i Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) - videreført i prosjekt 245174

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Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 1992-2014

Location: Ukjent Fylke