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First Name: Ragnar
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Last Name: Torvik
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RePEc Short-ID: pto24

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Homepage: http://www.svt.ntnu.no/iso/ragnar.torvik/default.htm
Postal Address: Department of Economics Norwegian University of Science and Technology Dragvoll N - 7491 Trondheim Norway
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Affiliation

(80%) Institutt for Samfunnsøkonomi
Norges teknisk-naturvitenskaplige universitet (NTNU)
Location: Trondheim, Norway
Homepage: http://www.ntnu.no/econ
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Phone: 73 59 19 40
Fax: 73 59 69 54
Postal: 7491 Trondheim
Handle: RePEc:edi:isontno (more details at EDIRC)
(20%) Centre for Applied Macro- and Petroleum economics (CAMP)
BI Handelshøyskolen
Location: Oslo, Norway
Homepage: http://www.bi.edu/research/research-centres/Centre-for-/
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Phone: +47 06600
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Postal: Nydalsveien 37, N-0442 Oslo
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Lars-Erik Borge & Pernille Parmer & Ragnar Torvik, 2013. "Local Natural Resource Curse?," Working Paper Series 14913, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  2. Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2013. "Online Appendix: Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness," Working Papers 0011, Centre for Applied Macro- and Petroleum economics (CAMP), BI Norwegian Business School.
  3. Ragnar Torvik & Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson, 2013. "Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness," Working Paper Series 14013, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  4. Halvor Mehlum & Ragnar Torvik & Simone Valente, 2013. "China’s Savings Multiplier," Working Papers 0013, Centre for Applied Macro- and Petroleum economics (CAMP), BI Norwegian Business School.
  5. Leopoldo Fergusson & James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik & Juan F. Vargas, 2012. "The Need for Enemies," NBER Working Papers 18313, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Egil Matsen & Gisle J. Natvik & Ragnar Torvik, 2012. "Petro populism," Working Paper 2012/06, Norges Bank.
    • Egil Matsen & Ragnar Torvik & Gisle J. Natvik, 2012. "Petro populism," Working Paper Series 12812, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  7. James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2011. "Institutional Comparative Statics," NBER Working Papers 17106, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2011. "Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?," NBER Working Papers 17293, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Mehlum, Halvor & Moene, Karl & Torvik, Ragnar, 2011. "Mineral Rents and Social Development in Norway," Memorandum 14/2011, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
  10. Carl Andreas Claussen & Egil Matsen & Øistein Røisland & Ragnar Torvik, 2009. "Overconfidence, Monetary Policy Committees and Chairman Dominance," Working Paper 2009/17, Norges Bank.
  11. James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2009. "The Real Swing Voter's Curse," NBER Working Papers 14799, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2008. "Endogenous Presidentialism," NBER Working Papers 14603, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Ragnar Torvik & James A. Robinson & Mario Chacón, 2006. "When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia," Working Paper Series 7106, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  14. Silje Aslaksen & Ragnar Torvik, 2005. "A theory of civil conflict and democracy in rentier states," Working Paper Series 5805, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  15. Halvor Mehlum & Karl Ove Moene & Ragnar Torvik, 2005. "Cursed by resources or institutions?," Working Paper Series 5705, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  16. James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2005. "A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint," Working Paper Series 5605, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  17. Halvor Mehlum & Kalle Moene & Ragnar Torvik, 2004. "Parasites," Development and Comp Systems 0406003, EconWPA.
    • Mehlum, Halvor & Moene, Karl O. & Torvik, Ragnar, 2003. "Parasites," Memorandum 16/2003, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
  18. Egil Matsen & Tommy Sveen & Ragnar Torvik, 2004. "Savers, Spenders and Fiscal Policy in a Small Open Economy," Working Paper 2004/18, Norges Bank.
  19. Mehlum, Halvor & Miguel, Edward & Torvik, Ragnar, 2004. "Rainfall, Poverty and Crime in 19th Century Germany," Memorandum 04/2004, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
  20. Halvor Mehlum & Karl Moene & Ragnar Torvik, 2002. "Plunder & Protection Inc," Development and Comp Systems 0210002, EconWPA.
  21. Egil Matsen & Ragnar Torvik, 2002. "Optimal Dutch Disease," Working Paper Series 2703, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  22. Robinson, James A & Torvik, Ragnar, 2002. "White Elephants," CEPR Discussion Papers 3459, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  23. Robinson, James A & Torvik, Ragnar & Verdier, Thierry, 2002. "Political Foundations of the Resource Curse," CEPR Discussion Papers 3422, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  24. Halvor Mehlum & Karl Moene & Ragnar Torvik, 2002. "Institutions and the resource curse," Development and Comp Systems 0210003, EconWPA.
  25. Mehlum, Halvor & Moene, Karl Ove & Torvik, Ragnar, 2001. "The Market for Extortions," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  26. Mehlum,H. & Moene,K. & Torvik,R., 2000. "Predator or prey? : parasitic enterprises in economic development," Memorandum 27/2000, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
  27. Mehlum,H. & Moene,K.O. & Torvik,R., 1999. "Crime induced poverty traps," Memorandum 35/1999, Oslo University, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Robinson, James A. & Torvik, Ragnar & Verdier, Thierry, 2014. "Political foundations of the resource curse: A simplification and a comment," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 106(C), pages 194-198.
  2. Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2013. "Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 80(3), pages 845-875.
  3. Claussen, Carl Andreas & Matsen, Egil & Røisland, Øistein & Torvik, Ragnar, 2012. "Overconfidence, monetary policy committees and chairman dominance," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 81(2), pages 699-711.
  4. Geir B Asheim & Cees Withagen & Richard Friberg & Matti Liski & Ragnar Torvik, 2011. "Guest Editors’ Preface to the Special Issue on Climate Change and Distribution," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 113(4), pages 755-757, December.
  5. Mario Chacón & James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2011. "When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia’s La Violencia," Journal of Conflict Resolution, Peace Science Society (International), vol. 55(3), pages 366-396, June.
  6. Ragnar Torvik, 2009. "Why do some resource-abundant countries succeed while others do not?," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 25(2), pages 241-256, Summer.
  7. Robinson, James A. & Torvik, Ragnar, 2009. "A political economy theory of the soft budget constraint," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 53(7), pages 786-798, October.
  8. James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2009. "The Real Swing Voter's Curse," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(2), pages 310-15, May.
  9. Matsen Egil & Sveen Tommy & Torvik Ragnar, 2007. "Savers, Spenders and Fiscal Policy in a Small Open Economy," The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter, vol. 7(1), pages 1-35, August.
  10. Robinson, James A. & Torvik, Ragnar & Verdier, Thierry, 2006. "Political foundations of the resource curse," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 79(2), pages 447-468, April.
  11. Mehlum, Halvor & Miguel, Edward & Torvik, Ragnar, 2006. "Poverty and crime in 19th century Germany," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(3), pages 370-388, May.
  12. Halvor Mehlum & Karl Moene & Ragnar Torvik, 2006. "Cursed by Resources or Institutions?," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(8), pages 1117-1131, 08.
  13. Kai Leitemo & Øistein Røisland & Ragnar Torvik, 2006. "Should Inflation-Targeting Central Banks Care about Traded and Non-Traded Sectors?," The IUP Journal of Bank Management, IUP Publications, vol. 0(1), pages 53-63, February.
  14. Silje Aslaksen & Ragnar Torvik, 2006. "A Theory of Civil Conflict and Democracy in Rentier States," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 108(4), pages 571-585, December.
  15. Halvor Mehlum & Karl Moene & Ragnar Torvik, 2006. "Institutions and the Resource Curse," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 116(508), pages 1-20, 01.
  16. Kai Leitemo & �istein R�island & Ragnar Torvik, 2005. "Monetary policy rules and the exchange rate channel," Applied Financial Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(16), pages 1165-1170.
  17. Matsen, Egil & Torvik, Ragnar, 2005. "Optimal Dutch disease," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 78(2), pages 494-515, December.
  18. Robinson, James A. & Torvik, Ragnar, 2005. "White elephants," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 89(2-3), pages 197-210, February.
  19. Mehlum, Halvor & Moene, Karl & Torvik, Ragnar, 2005. "Crime induced poverty traps," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 77(2), pages 325-340, August.
  20. �istein R�island & Ragnar Torvik, 2004. "Exchange rate versus inflation targeting: a theory of output fluctuations in traded and non-traded sectors," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(3), pages 265-285.
  21. Øistein RØisland & Ragnar Torvik, 2003. "Optimum Currency Areas Under Inflation Targeting," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 99-118, April.
  22. J�rn Ratts� & Ragnar Torvik, 2003. "Interactions between Agriculture and Industry: Theoretical Analysis of the Consequences of Discriminating Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 7(1), pages 138-151, February.
  23. Halvor Mehlum & Kalle Moene & Ragnar Torvik, 2003. "Destructive Creativity," Nordic Journal of Political Economy, Nordic Journal of Political Economy, vol. 29, pages 77-84.
  24. Mehlum, Halvor & Moene, Karl & Torvik, Ragnar, 2003. "Predator or prey?: Parasitic enterprises in economic development," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 47(2), pages 275-294, April.
  25. Leitemo, Kai & Roisland, Oistein & Torvik, Ragnar, 2002. " Time Inconsistency and the Exchange Rate Channel of Monetary Policy," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 104(3), pages 391-97, September.
  26. Torvik, Ragnar, 2002. "Natural resources, rent seeking and welfare," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(2), pages 455-470, April.
  27. Torvik, Ragnar, 2001. "Learning by doing and the Dutch disease," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 45(2), pages 285-306, February.
  28. Rattso, Jorn & Torvik, Ragnar, 1998. "Zimbabwean Trade Liberalisation: Ex Post Evaluation," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 22(3), pages 325-46, May.
  29. Rattso, Jorn & Torvik, Ragnar, 1998. "Economic openness, trade restrictions and external shocks: modelling short run effects in Sub-Saharan Africa," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 15(2), pages 257-286, April.
  30. Davies, Rob & Rattso, Jorn & Torvik, Ragnar, 1998. "Short-Run Consequences of Trade Liberalization: A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Zimbabwe," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 305-333, June.
  31. Torvik, Ragnar, 1997. "Agricultural supply-led industrialization: A macromodel with sub-Saharan African characteristics," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 8(3), pages 351-370, August.
  32. Ragnar Torvik, 1997. "Real exchange rate dynamics and trade liberalization: the case of multiple tariffs and unemployment," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(3), pages 329-344.
  33. Davies, Rob & Rattso, Jorn & Torvik, Ragnar, 1994. "The Macroeconomics of Zimbabwe in the 1980s: A CGE-Model Analysis," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 3(2), pages 153-98, October.
  34. Torvik, Ragnar, 1993. " Talent, Growth and Income Distribution," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 95(4), pages 581-96, December.

NEP Fields

38 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2003-03-03
  2. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2009-10-24
  3. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2009-10-24
  4. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (14) 2005-10-15 2006-07-09 2006-10-28 2006-12-01 2007-01-02 2009-01-03 2009-03-22 2009-10-24 2011-08-22 2011-10-01 2011-11-01 2012-08-23 2013-01-12 2013-02-08. Author is listed
  5. NEP-CNA: China (1) 2013-06-24
  6. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2003-03-03
  7. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (3) 2013-06-09 2013-06-24 2013-09-28
  8. NEP-DEV: Development (5) 2002-10-18 2003-03-03 2003-03-14 2005-10-15 2013-06-09. Author is listed
  9. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (3) 2013-06-09 2013-06-24 2013-09-28
  10. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (4) 2012-05-02 2012-05-08 2013-06-30 2013-08-23
  11. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2004-06-07
  12. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2013-08-23
  13. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (3) 2013-06-09 2013-06-24 2013-09-28
  14. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2011-06-11
  15. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2004-06-07
  16. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2003-03-03
  17. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (2) 2013-01-12 2013-02-08
  18. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (5) 2005-01-09 2005-03-13 2005-12-20 2011-05-07 2013-09-28. Author is listed
  19. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2013-01-12
  20. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (1) 2009-10-24
  21. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (1) 2009-10-24
  22. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (7) 2005-03-13 2005-10-15 2005-10-15 2005-12-09 2005-12-20 2006-04-22 2013-06-30. Author is listed
  23. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2003-03-14
  24. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (19) 2003-02-18 2004-02-15 2005-10-15 2005-10-15 2005-12-09 2006-04-22 2006-07-09 2006-10-28 2006-12-01 2007-01-02 2009-01-03 2009-03-22 2011-08-22 2011-10-01 2012-05-02 2012-05-08 2012-08-23 2013-01-12 2013-02-08. Author is listed
  25. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (2) 2013-06-30 2013-08-23
  26. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2013-02-08 2013-02-08
  27. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (4) 2005-10-15 2013-06-09 2013-06-24 2013-09-28
  28. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2005-12-20
  29. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2004-05-02

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