Bård Harstad

University of Oslo - Department of Economics

Professor

P.O. Box 1095 Blindern

N-0317 Oslo

Norway

http://www.sv.uio.no/econ/english/people/aca/bardh/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

31

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1,207

SSRN CITATIONS

108

CROSSREF CITATIONS

99

Scholarly Papers (31)

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Citation 9

Technology and Time Inconsistency

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Citation 9

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Time inconsistency, hyperbolic discounting, investment policy, production chain, green technology

Investment Policy for Time-Inconsistent Discounters

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4546
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Jan 2014
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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time inconsistency, hyperbolic discounting, commitment, investments, R&D, green technology, investment policy, environmental policy, climate change

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Citation 6

The Dynamics of Climate Agreements

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2962
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Mar 2010
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

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dynamic private provision of public goods, dynamic common pool problems, dynamic hold-up problems, incomplete contracts, contract-length, renegotiation design, climate change and climate agreements

The Dynamics of Climate Agreements

Journal of the European Economic Association June 2016 14(3):719–752
Posted: 10 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics

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Climate change, dynamic games, common pool problems, the hold-up problem, incomplete contracts, technological spillovers, intellectual property rights

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Pledge-and-Review Bargaining

CESifo Working Paper No. 7296
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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dynamic games, bargaining games, Nash program, climate change, Paris Agreement, Kyoto Protocol

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Citation 10

Compliance Technology and Self-Enforcing Agreements

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Mar 2017
Bård Harstad, Francesco Lancia and Alessia Russo
University of Oslo - Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice and BI Norwegian Business School
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climate change, environmental agreements, green technology, repeated games, imperfect monitoring

Compliance Technology and Self-Enforcing Agreements

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5562
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Nov 2015
Bård Harstad, Francesco Lancia and Alessia Russo
University of Oslo - Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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climate change, environmental agreements, green technology, imperfect monitoring, policy instruments, repeated games, self-enforcing treaties

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Citation 11

Conservation Contracts and Political Regimes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5334
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 May 2015
Bård Harstad and Torben K. Mideksa
University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO)
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deforestation, resource extraction, conservation, contracts, centralization, decentralization, externalities, participation constraints, incentive constraints, tropical forests, climate change, REDD, PES

Conservation Contracts and Political Regimes

The Review of Economic Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Bård Harstad and Torben K. Mideksa
University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO)
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Citation 11

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Deforestation, resource extraction, conservation, contracts, crime displacement, centralization, decentralization, climate change, REDD, PES

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The Conservation Multiplier

CESifo Working Paper No. 8283
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Aug 2020
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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dynamic games, exhaustible resources, deforestation, political economy, lobbying, conservation, PES, REDD+.

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Gridlock and Inefficient Policy Instruments

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2019
Northwestern University - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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Citation 7

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Policy Instrument, Dynamic Bargaining, Endogenous Status Quo, Fiscal Policy, Tax, Quota

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Citation 15

Experimentation in Federal Systems

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 130, No. 2, 2015, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Steven Callander and Bård Harstad
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Experimentation, federalism, decentralization, free-riding, tournament

Experimentation in Federal Systems

NBER Working Paper No. w19601
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2022
Steven Callander and Bård Harstad
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Citation 5

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Citation 7

Private Politics and Public Regulation

The Review of Economic Studies, 2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Georgy Egorov and Bård Harstad
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
Downloads 39 (599,922)
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Private politics, boycotts, war of attrition, activism, regulation, self-regulation, corporate social responsibility (CSR)

Private Politics and Public Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w19737
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2022
Georgy Egorov and Bård Harstad
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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The Choice of Certifier in Endogenous Markets

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Jacopo Bizzotto and Bård Harstad
Oslo Business School - OsloMet and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Certification, delegation, entry of firms, investments in quality, private politics

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Buy Coal! Deposit Markets Prevent Carbon Leakage

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2992
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Mar 2010
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Coase, climate change, carbon leakage, supply v demand side policies, trade policies, the green paradox, and environmental agreements

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Trade and Trees: How Trade Agreements Can Motivate Conservation Instead of Depletion

CESifo Working Paper No. 8569
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Mar 2021
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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exhaustible resources, deforestation, international trade, trade agreements, environmental conservation, conservation goods, renegotiation

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The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4296
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (687,032)
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conservation, deforestation, dynamic games, sales v rental markets

The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages

NBER Working Paper No. w17409
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2022
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages

Journal of Economic Theory 166 (2016) 124-151
Posted: 18 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics

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Bribes, Lobbying and Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5759
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Aug 2006
Jakob Svensson and Bård Harstad
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Corruption, lobbying, development

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Trade, Trees, and Contingent Trade Agreements

CESifo Working Paper No. 9596
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Feb 2022
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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international trade, trade agreements, deforestation, environmental conservation

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The Conservation Contradiction and Political Remedies

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Mar 2017
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Conservation, deforestation, dynamic games, time inconsistency

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Flexible Integration? Mandatory and Minimum Participation Rules

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 108, No. 4, pp. 683-702, December 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jan 2007
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Contracts and Induced Institutional Change

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Mar 2017
Bård Harstad and Torben K. Mideksa
University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO)
Downloads 29 (646,769)
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Contracts in the presence of externalities, decentralization, centralization, mergers, Cournot competition, induced institutional change, conservation, climate change, REDD, PES

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Games and Resources

NBER Working Paper No. w18519
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2022
Bård Harstad and Matti Liski
University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Aalto University - Department of Economics
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Buy Coal? Deposit Markets Prevent Carbon Leakage

NBER Working Paper No. w16119
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2022
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Policies and Instruments for Self-Enforcing Treaties

CESifo Working Paper No. 8460
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
Bård Harstad, Francesco Lancia and Alessia Russo
University of Oslo - Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice and BI Norwegian Business School
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climate change, environmental agreements, green technology, policy instruments, repeated games, compliance, self-enforcing treaties

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The Political Economy of Weak Treaties

NBER Working Paper No. w22968
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Marco Battaglini and Bård Harstad
Cornell University and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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The Political Economy of Weak Treaties

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11713
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Marco Battaglini and Bård Harstad
Cornell University and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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elections, environmental agreements, international agreements, political economy, sanctions, technology.

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Participation and Duration of Environmental Agreements

NBER Working Paper No. w18585
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2022
Marco Battaglini and Bård Harstad
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Policies and Instruments for Self-Enforcing Treaties

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15044
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2020
Bård Harstad, Francesco Lancia and Alessia Russo
University of Oslo - Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice and BI Norwegian Business School
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climate change, compliance, environmental agreements, green technology, policy instruments, repeated games, self-enforcing treaties

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Buy Coal! A Case for Supply-Side Environmental Policy

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 120, No. 1 (February 2012), pp. 77-115
Posted: 24 Apr 2017
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics

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Participation and Duration of Environmental Agreements

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 124, No. 1, 2016
Posted: 18 Mar 2017
Marco Battaglini and Bård Harstad
Cornell University and University of Oslo - Department of Economics

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Climate Contracts: A Game of Emissions, Investments, Negotiations, and Renegotiations

Review of Economic Studies (2012) 79, 1527-1557
Posted: 07 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics

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Dynamic games, Incomplete contracts, Hold-up problems, Renegotiation design, Climate change, Environmental agreements

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Bribes, Lobbying and Development

American Political Science Review Vol. 105, No. 1, 2011
Posted: 28 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Bård Harstad and Jakob Svensson
University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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Corruption, lobbying, development, poverty trap

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Do Side Payments Help? Collective Decisions and Strategic Delegation

Journal of the European Economic Association P&P 6(2-3), 2008: 468-477
Posted: 21 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics

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Collective action, side transfers, bargaining agenda, strategic delegation, issue linkages

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Strategic Delegation and Voting Rules

Journal of Public Economics 94 (2010) 102–113
Posted: 07 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Bård Harstad
University of Oslo - Department of Economics

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Strategic delegation, collective decisions, voting rules, decentralization versus centralization

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Trading for the Future: Signaling in Permit Markets

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 94, 2010
Posted: 07 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Bård Harstad and Gunnar S. Eskeland
University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Business and Management Science

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Tradable permits, time inconsistency, plan vs. market