• Educational attainment and family background 

      Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2005-04)
      This paper analyses the effect of aspects of family background, such as family income and parental education, on the educational attainment of persons born from 1967 to 1972. Family income is measured at different periods ...
    • Educational attainment and family background 

      Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell (Working Paper, Working paper, 2005)
      This paper analyses the effect of aspects of family background, such as family income and parental education, on the educational attainment of persons born from 1967 to 1972. Family income is measured at different periods ...
    • Gender differences in early retirement behaviour 

      Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell (Working Paper, Working paper, 2002-05)
      In this paper we analyse early retirement for men and women focusing on family characteristics such as marital status, spouse income and wealth, and spouses' labour market status. The female participation rate is high in ...
    • 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 (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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Late careers and career exits in Norway 

      Aakvik, Arild; Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Vaage, Kjell (Working paper, Working paper, 2005-08)
      We used matched employer-employee data for the period 1992-1997 to analyse the transition from work to early retirement in Norway. We focus on the effect of a new early retirement scheme ("AFP") of which some 60 percent ...
    • Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education in Norway using educational reforms 

      Aakvik, Arild; Vaage, Kjell; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2003-07)
      The decision to take more education is complex, and is influenced by individual ability, financial constraints, family background, preferences, etc. Such factors, normally unobserved by the researcher, introduce endogeneity ...
    • Sources of measurement errors in earnings data : new estimates of intergenerational elasticities 

      Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell; Aakvik, Arild; Jacobsen, Karl Åge (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2008-04)
      Using Norwegian intergenerational data with a substantial part of the life-cycle earnings of children and almost the entire life-cycle earnings for their fathers, we present new estimates of intergenerational mobility. ...