• Adapt or withdraw? :evidence on technological changes and early retirement using matched worker-firm data 

      Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Rønningen, Dag; Hægeland, Torbjørn (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2007-08)
      Older workers typically possess older vintages of skills than younger workers, and they may suffer more from technological change. Experienced workers never the less have accumulated human capital that make them suitable ...
    • Estimating the additionality of R&D subsidies using proposal evaluation data to control for research intentions 

      Henningsen, Morten; Hægeland, Torbjørn; Møen, Jarle (Discussion paper;18/14, Working paper, 2014-04)
      Empirical examination of whether R&D subsidies crowd out private investments has been hampered by selection problems. A particular worry is that project quality and research intentions may be correlated with the likelihood ...
    • Evaluation of the Norwegian R&D tax credit scheme 

      Cappelen, Ådne; Fjærli, Erik; Foyn, Frank; Hægeland, Torbjørn; Møen, Jarle; Raknerud, Arvid; Rybalka, Marina (Working paper, Working paper, 2010-08)
      We find that the Norwegian R&D tax credit scheme introduced in 2002 mainly works as intended. The scheme is cost-effective and it is used by a large number of firms. It stimulates these firms to invest more in R&D, and, ...
    • Evaluation of the Norwegian R&D tax credit scheme 

      Møen, Jarle; Cappelen, Ådne; Fjærli, Erik; Foyn, Frank; Hægeland, Torbjørn; Raknerud, Arvid; Rybalka, Marina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      We find that the Norwegian R&D tax credit scheme introduced in 2002 mainly works as intended. The scheme is costeffective and it is used by a large number of firms. It stimulates these firms to invest more in R&D, and, ...
    • Gir forskningsstøtte til næringslivet økt forskningsinnsats? 

      Henningsen, Morten; Hægeland, Torbjørn; Møen, Jarle (Arbeidsnotat;05/12, Working paper, 2012-05)
      En lang rekke studier forsøker å estimere den såkalte addisjonaliteten til FoU-subsidier, det vil si i hvilken grad offentlig støtte til kommersiell forskning utløser eller fortrenger private investeringer. Dette er et ...
    • Pennies from heaven - Using exogenous tax variation to identify effects of school resources on pupil achievement 

      Hægeland, Torbjørn; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Working paper, Working paper, 2007-07)
      Despite important policy implications associated with the allocation of education resources, evidence on the effectiveness of school inputs remains inconclusive. In part, this is due to endogenous allocation; families sort ...
    • Pennies from heaven : using exogenous tax variation to identify effects of school resources on pupil achievement 

      Hægeland, Torbjørn; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2007-07)
      Despite important policy implications associated with the allocation of education resources, evidence on the effectiveness of school inputs remains inconclusive. In part, this is due to endogenous allocation; families ...
    • Pupil achievement, school resources and family background 

      Hægeland, Torbjørn; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2004-12)
      Whether increasing resource use in schools has a positive effect on pupil performance has occupied governments, parents and researchers for decades. A main challenge when trying to answer this question is to separate the ...
    • Veien mot kunnskapslandet : utfordringer for det norske utdanningssystemet 

      Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Møen, Jarle; Hægeland, Torbjørn; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Bjorvatn, Kjetil (Rapport, Research report, 2008-01)
      Denne rapporten er underlagsdokument for et innlegg på NHOs årskonferanse 2008 med samme tittel som rapporten, Veien mot kunnskapslandet - utfordringer for det norske utdanningssystemet. Rapporten sammenfatter den ...
    • Why children of college graduates outperform their schoolmates : a study of cousins and adoptees 

      Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Hægeland, Torbjørn; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Kirkebøen, Lars Johannessen (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2010-09)
      There is massive cross-sectional evidence that children of more educated parents outperform their schoolmates on tests, grade repetition and in educational attainment. However, evidence for causal interpretation of this ...