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    • How destructive is creative destruction? : the costs of worker displacement 

      Huttunen, Kristiina; Møen, Jarle; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2006-03)
      We analyze the long-term effects of worker displacement using a large administrative matched employer–employee database spanning throughout the entire Norwegian economy. Our focus is on prime-age male manufacturing sector ...
    • How Do Firms Respond to Unions? 

      Dodini, Samuel; Stansbury, Anna; Willén, Alexander (DP SAM;25/2023, Working paper, 2023-12-22)
      This paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the margins along which firms in Norway respond to increased union density, using legislative changes in the tax deductibility of union dues as a quasi-exogenous shock to ...
    • How Do People Trade Off Resources Between Quick and Slow Learners? 

      Falch, Ranveig (DP SAM;05/2021, Working paper, 2021-02)
      How society invests in human capital is important for economic growth and social welfare. The paper reports from the first experiment designed to elicit people’s preferences for how to prioritize educational resources, ...
    • How do political and economic institutions affect each other? 

      Braunfels, Elias (Discussion paper;19/2014, Working paper, 2014-05)
      This paper provides evidence for the mutually reinforcing relation of political and economic institutions. To overcome problems of endogeneity I utilize lag instruments within a GMM framework for dynamic panel data. ...
    • How does monetary policy respond to exchange rate movements? : new international evidence 

      Bjørnland, Hilde Christiane; Halvorsen, Jørn Inge (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2008-10)
      This paper analyzes how monetary policy responds to exchange rate movements in open economies, paying particular attention to the interaction between monetary policy and exchange rate movements. We address this issue ...
    • How middle-men can undermine anti-corruption reforms 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Torsvik, Gaute; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2004-12)
      The anti-corruption reform in the Tanzanian tax bureaucracy in the mid-1990s was apparently a short-lived success. In the wake of the reform, a number of “tax experts” established themselves in the market, many of them ...
    • How much does anticipation matter? Evidence from anticipated regulation and land prices. 

      Boskovic, Branko; Nøstbakken, Linda (SAM;9/2016, Working paper, 2016-05-23)
      Land prices across administrative boundaries can be useful for estimating the causal effects of local policy. Market anticipation about potential boundary changes can confound identification, so studies often avoid markets ...
    • How Strong are Ethnic Preferences? 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Galle, Simon; Miguel, Edward; Posner, Daniel; Tungodden, Bertil; Zhang, Kelly (SAM;26/2015, Working paper, 2015-11-13)
      Ethnic divisions have been shown to adversely affect economic performance and political stability, especially in Africa, but the underlying reasons remain contested, with multiple mechanisms potentially playing a role. We ...
    • Human and financial capital for microenterprise development : evidence from a field and lab experiment 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2011-01)
    • Humankapital og omstilling? 

      Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Norsk økonomi står overfor omstilling til næringer der høykompetent arbeidskraft både innen tjenesteytende virksomheter og industrien står sentralt. Spørsmålet vi stiller i denne artikkelen, er hvordan Norge er rustet til ...
    • Hump-shaped cross-price effects and the extensive margin in cross-border shopping 

      Friberg, Richard; Steen, Frode; Ulsaker, Simen A. (DP SAM;20/2019, Working paper, 2019-09-23)
      This paper examines the effect of cross-border shopping on grocery demand in Norway using monthly store×category sales data from Norway’s largest grocery chain 2011-2016. The sensitivity of demand to foreign price is ...
    • Hump-shaped cross-price effects and the extensive margin in cross-border shopping 

      Friberg, Richard; Steen, Frode; Ulsaker, Simen A. (DP SAM;29/2018, Working paper, 2018-12-21)
      This paper examines the effect of cross-border shopping on grocery demand in Norway using monthly storexcategory sales data from Norway’s largest grocery chain 2011-2016. The sensitivity of demand to foreign price is ...
    • Hvordan bekjempe priskarteller? 

      Jensen, Sissel; Sørgard, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      I denne artikkelen drøftes det hvordan en kan utforme en bøtepolitikk som bidrar til å bekjempe priskarteller. Det forklares hvordan bøter og lempningsordning (amnesti) kan utformes slik at en enten gjør dannelse av karteller ...
    • Hvordan påvirker redusert skjenketid omsetningen i utelivsbransjen? Nettrapport 

      Melberg, Hans Olav; Schøyen, Øivind (Forskningsrapport;2012, Research report, 2012)
      Denne rapporten analyserer i hvor stor grad en reduks j on i skjenketide n påvirker omsetningen i utelivsbransjen. I Norge er det en nasjonalt beste mt maksimal skjenketid fram til kl 03.00 alle dager, men ...
    • Hvordan stimulere til innsats? Inspirere eller insentivere? : en eksperimentell tilnærming 

      Reigstad, Henrik; Hervig, Espen (Master thesis, 2016-09-02)
      Denne masteroppgaven har til hensikt å studere forskningsspørsmålet «Hvordan stimulere til innsats? Inspirere eller insentivere?». For å svare på dette forskningsspørsmålet har vi anvendt eksperimentell metode. Vi benyttet ...
    • Identification in models with discrete variables 

      Lafférs, Lukáš (Discussion paper;1/2013, Working paper, 2013-01)
      This paper provides a new simple and computationally tractable method for determining an identified set that can account for a broad set of economic models when economic variables are discrete. Using this method it is ...
    • Identifying adjustment costs of net and gross employment changes 

      Ejarque, João Miguel; Nilsen, Øivind Anti (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2008-09)
      A relatively unexplored question in dynamic labour demand regards the source of adjustment costs, whether they depend on net or gross changes in employment. We estimate a structural model of dynamic labour demand where ...
    • If You Could Read My Mind—An Experimental Beauty-Contest Game with Children 

      Hermes, Henning; Schunk, Daniel (DP SAM;23/2019, Working paper, 2021-03)
      We develop a new design for the experimental beauty-contest game (BCG) that is suitable for children in school age and test it with 114 schoolchildren aged 9–11 years. In addition, we collect measures on cognitive skills ...
    • Immoral criminals? An experimental study of social preferences among prisoners 

      Birkeland, Sigbjørn; Cappelen, Alexander W.; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion Papers;15/2011, Working paper, 2011-09)
      This paper studies the pro-social preferences of criminals by comparing the behavior of a group of prisoners in a lab experiment with the behavior of a benchmark group recruited from the general population. We find ...
    • The Impact of a primary school reform on social stratification : a Norwegian study of neighbour and school mate correlations 

      Raaum, Oddbjørn; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Sørensen, Erik Ø. (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2003-09)