Per Heum

Senior Researcher

Phone:            +47 55 95 97 40
Academic title: Master of Science (“siviløkonom”)

Research interests

  • Innovation and industrial policy
  • Multinational enterprises and foreign direct investments
  • Industrial activities related to upstream oil and gas
  • Cost-Benefit analysis

Selected publications

  • "Foreign Direct Investments of the BRIC Countries in Norway". In Brennan, L. and Bakir, C. (eds.): Emerging Market Multinationals in Europe, 12, 185-199. New York: Routledge.
  • "Vinter-OL i Oslo i 2022 i samfunnsøkonomisk perspektiv" (An Economic Analysis of Winter-Olympics in Oslo in 2022, in Norwegian), with Afsaneh Bjorvatn, Kåre Petter Hagen, Karl Rolf Pedersen og Frode Skjeret), Bergen: SNF-Report No 02, 2014.
  • "Vekst og internasjonalisering i norske storforetak" (Growth and Internationalization in Large Norwegian Corporations, in Norwegian), Bergen: SNF-Working Paper No 33, 2013.
  • "Enhancing National Participation in the Oil and Gas Industry in Uganda" (with Jackson A. Mwakali, Ole Fr. Ekern, Jackson N.M. Byaruhanga, Charles A. Koojo, Naptali K. Bigirwenkya), Bergen: Notat til The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development of Uganda, Bergen: SNF-Report No 13, 2011.
  • "Large firm dynamics on the Nordic-Baltic Scene. Implications for innovation and growth" (with Pontus Braunerhjelm, Torbjörn Halldin, Tarmo Kalvet, Torben Pedersen og Pekka Ylä-Anttila), Bergen: SNF-Report No 01, 2010.
  • "Local content development – experiences from oil and gas activities in Norway", Bergen: SNF-Working Paper No 02, 2008.
  • "Kompetansedrevet innovasjon og verdiskaping" (Competence driven innovation and value creation), Bergen: SNF-Report No 04, 2007.
  • "FDI and Norwegian Industry" (pp. 83-91) in Alho, Lasila and Ylä-Anttila (eds.): Economic Research and Decision Making – Essays on Structural Change, Growth and Economic Policy, Helsinki: ETLA 2003.
  • "Enhancement of Local Content in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry in Nigeria. A Comprehensive and Viable Policy Approach", co-authored with C. Quale, J.E. Karlsen, M. Kragha and G. Osahon, Bergen: SNF Report No 25, 2003.
  • "The upstream petroleum industry and local industrial development. A comparative study", co-authored with H. Kyvik Nordås and E. Vatne, Bergen: SNF-Report No 8, 2003.
  • Globalisering, næringslokalisering og økonomisk politikk (Globalization, localization of industry and economic policy), co-authored with K.P. Hagen, J.I. Haaland, K.H. Midelfart og V.D. Norman, Bergen: Fagbokforlaget 2002.
  • "Internationalization of Industrial Firms: Implications for Growth and Industrial Structure in the Nordic Countries", co-authored with P. Braunerhjelm og P. Ylä-Antilla, in Kozul-Wright and Rowthorne (eds.): Transnational Corporations and the Global Economy, London: MacMillan 1998.
  • "Kompetanse, innovasjon og internasjonalisering" (Competence, innovation and internationalization), co-authored with P. Gooderham, pp. 54-61, Beta Tidsskrift for bedriftsøkonomi, nr. 2/1997.
  • "Norske storforetak – lokomotiver uten vogner?" (Large Corporations in Norway – Locomotives with no Carriages?), in V.D. Norman (ed.): Næringspolitikk og økonomisk utvikling, Oslo: Universitetsforlaget 1996.
  • "Firm Dynamics in a Nordic Perspective. Large Corporations and Industrial Transformation", co-authored with P. Ylä-Anttila, SNF-Report No 78, 1993.