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    • Pro-poor price trends and inequality - the case of India. 

      Almås, Ingvild; Kjelsrud, Anders (SAM;01/2016, Working paper, 2016-02-08)
      It is well known that people's consumption patterns change with income. Relative price changes therefore affect rich and poor consumers differently. Yet, the standard price indices are not income-specific and hence, the ...
    • Rags and Riches: Relative Prices, Non-Homothetic Preferences, and Inequality in India 

      Almås, Ingvild; Kjelsrud, Anders Grøn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      It is well known that consumption patterns change with income. Relative price changes would therefore affect rich and poor consumers differently. Yet, the standard price indices are not income-specific, and hence, they ...
    • Rettferdig ulikhet 

      Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Haaland, Ingar Kyrkjebø; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Hvilke ulikheter oppfattes som rettferdige? Vi presenterer resultatet fra en surveyundersøkelse med et nasjonalt representativt utvalg av den norske befolkningen. Hovedfunnet er at nordmenn synes ulikheter kan være både ...
    • Saving and Bequest in China: An Analysis of Intergenerational Exchange. 

      Almås, Ingvild; Freddi, Eleonora; Thøgersen, Øystein (SAM;10/2016, Working paper, 2016-05-31)
      Particularly high saving rates among the elderly in both rural and urban China call for an investigation of the involved bequest motive. Utilizing unique survey data from a diverse group of Chinese households, we document ...
    • The cost of living in China : implications for inequality and poverty 

      Almås, Ingvild; Johnsen, Åshild Auglænd (Discussion paper;21/2012, Working paper, 2012-11)
      China’s economic development in recent decades has been tremendous, but subject to debate. This paper calculates regional prices that make incomes comparable across both time and space using the Engel-curve approach. ...
    • The impact of information on female empowerment in low-income households in Kenya : a pilot study 

      Gudevold, Tiril Johansen; Kjørholt, Ida Elisabeth H. (Master thesis, 2016)
      This thesis studies how targeting cash transfers to women affects their empowerment under private and common information structures in low-income households in Kenya. It is based on a research project which consists of ...
    • What Explains the Gender Gap in College Track Dropout?Experimental and Administrative Evidence. 

      Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We exploit a unique data set, combining rich experimental data with high-quality administrative data, to study dropout from the college track in Norway, and why boys are more likely to drop out. The paper provides three ...
    • Willingness to compete : family matters 

      Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander W.; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion Papers;03/2014, Working paper, 2014-01)
      This paper studies the role of family background in explaining differences in the willingness to compete. By combining data from a lab experiment conducted with a representative sample of adolescents in Norway and high ...
    • Willingness to compete in a gender equal society 

      Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander W.; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper;24/2012, Working paper, 2012-12)