• Cursed by resources or institutions? 

      Mehlum, Halvor; Moene, Karl Ove; Torvik, Ragnar (Working Paper Series, 1503-299X; 2005:10, Research report, 2005)
      Natural resource abundant countries constitute both growth losers and growth winners, and the main difference between the success cases and the cases of failure lays in the quality of institutions. With grabber friendly ...
    • Etterspørsel og tilbud i koronaens tid 

      Mehlum, Halvor; Torvik, Ragnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      For vestlige markedsøkonomier er koronakrisen en ny type krise, men denne krisen har paralleller til økonomier til andre tider, og til kriser på andre steder. Vi skal her drøfte noen mekanismer fra tidligere makrolitteratur, ...
    • Growth with age-dependent preferences 

      Mehlum, Halvor; Torvik, Ragnar; Valente, Simone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      We study the consequences of age-dependent preferences for economic growth and structural change in a two-sector model with overlapping generations and non-dimishing returns to capital. Savings and accumulation rates depend ...