• A discussion of Basel II and operational risk in context of risk perspectives 

      Häger, David; Vormeland, Hilde Brattebø (Conference object, 2014-03)
      The Basel II Capital Accord, established in 2007, provides guidelines on management of operational risk including requirements for regulatory capital. In the quantitative analysis of operational risk the guidelines require ...
    • Additive Multi-Effort Contests 

      Hausken, Kjell (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03)
      Impact on rent seeking occurs even when a player exerts only one effort. This contrasts with models of multiplicative efforts with impact on rent seeking only when a player exerts all its available efforts. An analytical ...
    • Analysing changes in disaster terminology over the last decade 

      Staupe-Delgado, Reidar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-11)
      Disaster researchers devote considerable attention to concept formation in an attempt to steer DRR terminology towards greater definitional coherence. Many researchers and policy makers frequently turn to UNISDR and their ...
    • Assessing safety climate in prehospital settings: Testing psychometric properties of a common structural model in a cross-sectional and prospective study 

      Sørskår, Leif Inge Kjærvoll; Olsen, Espen; Abrahamsen, Eirik Bjorheim; Bondevik, Gunnar Tschudi; Abrahamsen, Håkon Bjorheim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-09)
      Background Little research exists on patient safety climate in the prehospital context. The purpose of this article is to test and validate a safety climate measurement model for the prehospital environment, and to explore ...
    • Bør styrerepresentanter kjenne bransjen? 

      Osmundsen, Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008)
      Kredittilsynet har nylig underkjent nye styrerepresentanter i et meglerhus på grunn av manglende kompetanse. Beslutningen er kanskje noe situasjonsbetinget, men reiser et viktig spørsmål: bør styrerepresentanter kjenne ...
    • Can Community Resettlement be Considered a Resilient Move? Insights from a Slow-Onset Disaster in the Colombian Andes 

      Staupe-Delgado, Reidar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06)
      The degree to which communities can best withstand various forms of external stress, as well as what constitutes community resilience has been a matter of debate in discussions of development, resilience building, ...
    • Can the use of road safety measures on national roads in Norway be interpreted as an informal application of the ALARP principle? 

      Elvik, Rune; Abrahamsen, Eirik Bjorheim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-02)
      The ALARP principle, stating that risks should be reduced to a level “As Low As Reasonably Practicable”, is widely known and discussed in risk management. The principle is flexible, as the interpretation of the key concepts ...
    • Cod stories: Trade dynamics and duration for Norwegian cod exports 

      Asche, Frank; Cojocaru, Andreea-Laura; Gaasland, Ivar; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-12)
      In recent years, trade dynamics have been receiving increased attention, and the general literature indicates that commodities are different. In this paper, the duration of trade relationships for Norwegian export firms ...
    • Combined analysis of unique and repetitive events in quantitative risk assessment 

      Flage, Roger; Dubois, Didier; Aven, Terje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-03)
      For risk assessment to be a relevant tool in the study of any type of system or activity, it needs to be based on a framework that allows for jointly analyzing both unique and repetitive events. Separately, unique events ...
    • Concave Drilling Curve 

      Osmundsen, Petter; Roll, Kristin Helen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Drilling expenses have increased sharply in recent years. Average meters drilled per day significantly influences exploration costs. Hence it is important to understand the factors that determine this drilling metric. In ...
    • The COVID-19 pandemic: how can risk science help? 

      Aven, Terje; Bouder, Frederic Emmanuel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-04)
      This paper reflects on how risk science, with its concepts, principles, approaches, methods and models, can support the actual assessments, communication and handling of the vulnerabilities and risks related to the Coronavirus ...
    • Creating conditions for critical trust– How an uncertainty-based risk perspective relates to dimensions and types of trust. 

      Fjæran, Lisbet; Aven, Terje (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-10)
      Although some disagreement about the strength of the relationship, it is generally agreed within risk research, that trust plays a central role in shaping risk perception and risk responses. Over recent decades, risk ...
    • Decommissioning of petroleum installations—major policy issues 

      Osmundsen, Petter; Tveterås, Ragnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2003-12)
      Following the Brent Spar controversy, the OSPAR countries reached a unanimous agreement in 1998 for the future rules for disposal of petroleum installations. The vast majority of existing offshore installations will be ...
    • Defense Strategies for Asymmetric Networked Systems with Discrete Components 

      Rao, Nageswara S. V.; Ma, Chris Y.T.; Hausken, Kjell; He, Fei; Yau, David K.Y.; Zhuang, Jun (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      We consider infrastructures consisting of a network of systems, each composed of discrete components. The network provides the vital connectivity between the systems and hence plays a critical, asymmetric role in the ...
    • Detecting flu outbreaks based on spatiotemporal information from urban systems - designing a novel study 

      Grottenberg, Lars Ole; Njå, Ove; Tøssebro, Erlend; Braut, Geir Sverre; Tønnessen, Ragnhild; Grøneng, Gry Marysol (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-03)
      This paper explores the application of real-time spatial information from urban transport systems to understand the outbreak, severity and spread of seasonal flu epidemics from a spatial perspective. We believe that combining ...
    • Down Time Terms and Information Used for Assessment of Equipment Reliability and Maintenance Performance 

      Selvik, Jon Tømmerås; Ford, Eric Patrick (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Reliability and maintenance data is important for predictive analysis related to equipment downtime in the oil and gas industry. For example, downtime data together with equipment reliability data is vital for improving ...
    • Eco-Labeling and Retailer Pricing Strategies: The U.K. Haddock Market 

      Zhang, Dengjun; Sogn-Grundvåg, Geir; Asche, Frank; Young, James A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-05)
      In attempts to differentiate their store imagery, grocery retailers frequently introduce new products, which are often rich in extrinsic attributes such as claims regarding healthiness and environmental sustainability. ...
    • Elektrifisering som klimatiltak? En samfunnsøkonomisk analyse 

      Osmundsen, Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Oljeselskapene foretar bedriftsøkonomiske kalkyler av å benytte strøm fra det europeiske nettet versus fra egne gassgeneratorer. CO2-avgiften og kvoteplikt gir selskapene ekstrainsentiver i retning av elektrifisering. bør ...
    • European market integration for gas 

      Asche, Frank; Osmundsen, Petter; Tveterås, Ragnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2002-05)
      Long-term take-or-pay contracts regulating gas exports to the Continent are described and analyzed. We thereafter examine whether the German gas market is integrated. Time series of Norwegian, Dutch and Russian gas export ...
    • Evaluation of offshore emergency preparedness in view of rare accidents 

      Vinnem, Jan-Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      The offshore industry in the North Sea has gone from a very high risk level for employees some 30–40 years ago, to a low level. The paper reviews the statistics briefly and discusses the implications of the low level. There ...