FNI Update November – The Index is Stabilizing

The Financial News index (FNI) is designed to track Norwegian GDP growth and the business cycle at high frequency. The underlying indicators are daily time series representing how much the media writes about various topics. The FNI was last updated 30 November. The FNI index stabilized in November. In October, the FNI index experienced a …

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OPEC’s crude game: The supply curve in a dynamic, strategic environment

In the new CAMP working paper 10/2019, Hvinden answers the question of how non-cooperative oligopolists’ supply responds optimally to changes in the market environment. The motivation of the paper is the need for more research on evolving OPEC behavior. Hvinden rationalizes OPEC’s behavior in an infinitely repeated game of Cournot competition with imperfect monitoring, capacity …

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