Tyra MerkerUniversity of Oslo
Tyra Merker is a PhD student at the University of Oslo. She is interested in how competition, or lack thereof, affects economic outcomes. Her current work focuses on how competition affects investments in new technology. She is also analyzing the effects of so-called sin taxes on distribution and consumption patterns in the concentrated Norwegian grocery market. She uses a novel data set on individual shopping baskets, covering 99.9% of the Norwegian grocery market, in several projects.