• Assessing the effects of early retirement programs 

      Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Thøgersen, Øystein (Report, Research report, 2000-04)
      We investigate induced retirement effects of the Norwegian early retirement program "AFP" and emphasize effects caused by relocations of some individuals from disability pension to AFP. Our theoretical model predicts that ...
    • Assessing the effects of early retirement programs 

      Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Thøgersen, Øystein (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2000-04)
      We investigate induced retirement effects of the Norwegian early retirement program ”AFP” and emphasize effects caused by relocations of some individuals from disability pension to AFP. Our theoretical model predicts ...
    • Explaining off-farm labour supply : the importance of income 

      Bratberg, Espen; Holgersen, Lars Petter; Vårdal, Erling (Working paper, Working paper, 2008-01)
      We have collected a panel of 4,723 farm holders as of 1994. In 1995 these farmers face the choice either to continue or to quit farming, for example by working full time in an another industry. Presumable, when individuals ...
    • Has job stability decreased in Norway? 

      Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2006-08)
      A widespread belief in the popular press is that job stability has declined across Western economies over the last 15 years. However, little support for this is found in the empirical literature. We use an extensive ...
    • Intergenerational mobility : trends across the earnings distribution 

      Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell (Working paper, Working paper, 2005-03)
      The analysis, based on register data for Norwegian cohorts born 1950, 1955 and 1960, shows that the intergenerational earnings mobility is high. Using quantile regression, mobility is found to be lower at the lower end of ...
    • Intergenerational mobility : trends across the earnings distribution 

      Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2005-02)
      The analysis, based on register data for Norwegian cohorts born 1950, 1955, and 1960, shows that the intergenerational earnings mobility is high. Using quantile regression, mobility is found to be lower at the lower end ...
    • Is recipiency of disability pension hereditary? 

      Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell (Discussion paper;10/2012, Working paper, 2012-04)
      This paper addresses whether children’s exposure to parents receiving disability benefits induces a higher probability of receiving such benefits themselves. Most OECD countries experience an increasing proportion of the ...
    • Job losses and child outcomes 

      Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2007-06)
      Based on matched employer-employee data from Norway, we analyze the effects of worker displacement in 1986-1987 on their children’s earnings in 1999-2001. Using displacement of fathers to indicate an exogenous earnings ...