Bård Misund


University of Stavanger Business School



Publications in peer reviewed academic journals

Asche, F. B. Misund and A. Oglend (2018). The case and cause of salmon price volatility. Marine Resource Economics 34(1), 23-38. https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/701195

Misund, B. and R. Nygård (2018). Big Fish: Valuation of the world’s largest salmon farming companies. Marine Resource Economics 33(3), 245-261. https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/698447

Misund, B. (2018). Volatilitet i laksemarkedet. Samfunnsøkonomen 2, 41-54.  https://www.samfunnsokonomene.no/content/uploads/2018/10/Samfunnsøkonomen-nr-2-2018-2.pdf

Misund, B. (2018). Exploration versus acquisition of oil and gas reserves: Effect on stock returns. Cogent Economics & Finance 6(1): 1443368. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2018.1443368.

Misund, B., & M. Sikveland (2018). Takeover likelihood in the oil and gas industry: Firm-, macro- or industry-specific causes? Journal of Energy Markets 11(1), 1-19. https://www.risk.net/journal-of-energy-markets/5429226/takeover-likelihood-in-the-oil-and-gas-industry-firm-macro-or-industry-specific-causes

Misund, B. (2018). Common and fundamental risk factors in shareholder returns of Norwegian salmon producing companies. Journal of Commodity Markets 12, 19-30. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405851317302283 (PREPRINT).

Misund, B. (2018). Valuation of salmon farming companies. Aquaculture Economics & Management 22(1), 94-111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13657305.2016.1228712.

Misund, B. (2017). Accounting Method Choice and Market Valuation in the Extractive Industries. Cogent Economics & Finance 5(1): 1408944. https://www.cogentoa.com/article/10.1080/23322039.2017.1408944.pdf

Misund, B., Mohn, K. & M. Sikveland (2017). Exploration risk in oil & gas shareholder returns. Journal of Energy Markets 10(4), 1-22. https://www.risk.net/journal-of-energy-markets/5362706/exploration-risk-in-international-oil-and-gas-shareholder-returns.

Misund, B., Oglend, A. & R.B.M. Pincinato (2017). The rise of fish oil: From feed to human nutritional supplement. Aquaculture Economics & Management 21(2), 185-210. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13657305.2017.1284942

Misund, B. & P. Osmundsen (2017). Probable oil&gas reserves and shareholder returns: The impact of shale gas. Cogent Economics & Finance 5(1): 1385443. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2017.1385443

Misund, B. (2017). Financial ratios and prediction of corporate bankruptcy in the Atlantic salmon industry. Aquaculture Economics & Management 21(2), 241-260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13657305.2016.1180646.

Misund, B. & A. Oglend (2016). Supply and demand determinants of natural gas price volatility in the U.K.: A vector autoregression approach. Energy 111, 178-189. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360544216307526   

Asche, F. & B. Misund (2016). Who’s a major: A novel approach to peer group selection: Empirical evidence from oil&gas companies. Cogent Economics & Finance 4(1), 1-12. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/23322039.2016.1264538

Misund, B. (2016). Vertical integration and value-relevance: Empirical evidence from oil&gas producers. Cogent Economics & Finance 4(1), 1-14. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/23322039.2016.1264107

Misund, B. (2016). Verdirelevansen av å rapportere biologiske eiendeler til virkelig verdi. En studie av norske lakseoppdrettselskaper (The value relevance of biological assets: A study of fisk farming companies). Praktisk Økonomi & Finans, 2016/4, 437-451. https://www.idunn.no/pof/2016/04/verdirelevansen_av_aa_rapportere_biologiske_eiendeler_til_vi

Asche, F., Misund, B. & A. Oglend (2016). Determinants of the futures risk premium in Atlantic salmon markets. Journal of Commodity Markets, 2(1), 6-17. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405851315300210

Misund, B. & F. Asche (2016). Hedging efficiency of Atlantic salmon futures. Aquaculture Economics & Management 20(4), 368-381. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13657305.2016.1212123

Asche, F., Misund, B. & A. Oglend (2016). The spot-forward relationship in Atlantic salmon markets. Aquaculture Economics & Management 20(2), 222-234. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13657305.2016.1156192

Misund, B. & P. Osmundsen (2015). The value-relevance of accounting figures in the international oil and gas industry: Cash flows or accruals? Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management Journal 34(2), 90-110.

Misund, B., Osmundsen, P. & M. Sikveland (2015). International oil company valuation: The effect of accounting method and vertical integration. Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management Journal 34(1), 1-20.

Asche, F, Misund, B. & M. Sikveland. (2013). Relationship between spot and contract gas prices in Europe. Energy Economics 38, 212-217. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140988313000340

Mohn, K & B. Misund (2011). Shifting sentiments in firm investment: An application to the oil industry. Applied Financial Economics 21(7), 469-479. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09603107.2010.534060

Mohn, K. & B. Misund (2009). Investment and uncertainty in the international oil and gas industry. Energy Economics 31(2), 240-248. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140988308001606

Misund, B., Asche, F. & P. Osmundsen (2008). Industry upheaval and valuation: Empirical evidence from the international oil and gas industry. International Journal of Accounting 43 (4), 398-424. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0020706308000873

Kretzschmar, G.L., Misund, B. & D. Hatherly (2007). Market risks and oilfield ownership – refining oil and gas disclosures. Energy Policy 35, 5909-5917. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421507002789

Osmundsen, P., Mohn, K., Asche, F. & B. Misund (2007). Is oil supply choked by financial pressures? Energy Policy 35(1), 467-474. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421505003526

Osmundsen, P., Misund, B., Asche, F. & K. Mohn (2006). Valuation of international oil companies. Energy Journal 27, 49-64. https://www.jstor.org/stable/23296990?seq=1


Work in progress

1.     Asche, F., Misund, B., & A. Oglend. Salmon market volatility spillovers (working paper).

2.     Misund, B. Price formation, volatility spill-overs, and risk management in the salmon farming industry: A review of the literature (working paper). 


Popular science publications

1.     Asche, F., Misund, B. and A. Oglend (2016). Fish Pool Priser – Hva Forteller de oss om fremtidige laksepriser? Norsk Fiskeoppdrett nr.8 2016, p.74-77. (preprint, preprint2)

2.     Misund, B. (2017). Fish Pool-priser –Fantasi eller virkelighet? iLaks (preprint)



3.     Misund, B. (2017). Suksesskriterier for kontraktsmarked. Nofima prosjekt (Finansiert av Fiskeri- og Havbruksnæringens Forskningsfond) (version 1, version 2).