Foundational Issues

The last category of our research consists of an overarching category that spans all the others. Typically it covers theoretical and empirical method developments, clarifications of concepts and terms, and overviews.



Selected publications

Asheim, Geir and Stéphane Zuber (2014): "Escaping the Repugnant Conclusion: Rank-Discounted Utilitarianism with Variable Population", Theoretical Economics.

Asheim, Geir with Stéphane Zuber (2013): “A complete and strongly anonymous leximin relation on infinite streams”, Social Choice and Welfare 41: 819- 834.

Asheim, Geir  (2013): “A Distributional Argument for Supply-Side Climate Policies”, Environmental and Resource Economics, 56, 239- 254.

Asheim, Geir: "Equitable intergenerational preferences and sustainability", Forthcoming in Handbook of Sustainable Development, G. Atkinson, S. Dietz, E. Neumayer and M. Agarwala, (Eds), 2nd ed., Edward Elgar, 2014.

Alfsen, K. H. with T. Ericson, M. Greaker and P. E. Stoknes (2013):"A Kantian Approach to Sustainable Development Indicators for Climate Change", Ecological Economics 90, p.10-18.

Alfsen, K. with M. Greaker and T. Moe; "Sustaining Welfare for Future Generations: A Review Note on the Capital Approach to the Measurement of Sustainable Development", Challenges in Sustainability, 1:1, p. 16–26.

Christiansen, Solveig with Tobie Glestad and Nico Keilman (2013): "Probabilistic household forecasts based on register data - the case of Denmark and Finland". Demographic Research 2013 Vol. 28, p. 1263-1302.

Holden, Steinar (2013); “Do Choices Affect Preferences? Some Doubts and New Evidence”, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 43 (1), 83-94.

Mehlum, Halvor (2013); ”Samfunnsøkonomiens plass i jussen”, In Det juridiske fakultet gjennom 200 år. Kontinuitet og fornyelse. Akademisk Publisering 2013. s. 87-10.

Tungodden, Bertil and Peter Vallentyne (2013); “Liberal Resourcism: Problems and Possibilities”, Journal of Social Philosophy 2013 ;Volum 44.(4), 348-369.

Asheim, Geir with Zuber, Stephane (2012): "Justifying Social Discounting: The Rank-discounted Utilitarian Approach". In Journal of Economic Theory 147, pages 1572–1601.

Asheim, Geir, Bertil Tungodden, and T. Mitra (2012): "Sustainable recursive social welfare functions". In Journal of Economic Theory 49, pages 267–292.

Havnes, Tarjei, Almås, I., and Mogstad, M. (2012): "Adjusting for Age Effects in Cross-sectional Distributions". In Stata Journal 2012, volume 12 (3), pages 393-405.

Mogstad, Magne and Wiswall, M. (2012):  “Instrumental Variables Estimation with Partially Missing Instruments”, Economics Letters 114, pages 186-189.

Brinch, Christian N. (2011): “Non-parametric identification of the mixed proportional hazards model.” In The Econometrics Journal 14 (2), pages 343-350.

Brinch, Christian N. with Eikeset, Anne Maria, and Stenseth, Nils Chr. (2011): “Maximum likelihood estimation in nonlinear structured fisheries models using survey and catch-at-age data.” In Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68 (10), pages 1717-1731.

Almås, Ingvild, Alexander W. Cappelen, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden (2010); "Fairness and the Development of Inequality Acceptance", Science Vol. 328 No. 5982, pages 1176-1178.

Asheim, Geir (2010); "Intergenerational Equity", Annual Review of Economics Vol. 2, pages 197-222.

Asheim, Geir (2010); "Global Welfare Comparisons", Canadian Journal of Economics Vol. 43 No. 4, pages 1412–1432.

Lind, Jo Thori and Halvor Mehlum (2010); "With or Without U? The appropriate test for a U shaped relationship", Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics Vol. 72 No. 1, pages 109-118.

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