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    • JEEA-FBBVA LECTURE 2019: Consumption Insurance in Networks with Asymmetric Information: Evidence from Tanzania 

      Attanasio, Orazio (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This paper uses a dataset from Tanzania with information on consumption, income, and income shocks within and across family networks. Crucially and uniquely, it also contains data on the degree of information existing ...
    • Job Displacement, Unemployment, and Crime: Evidence from Danish Microdata and Reforms 

      Bennett, Patrick; Ouazad, Amine (DP SAM;32/2018, Working paper, 2018-12)
      This paper estimates the individual impact of a worker’s job loss on his/her criminal activity. Using a matched employer-employee longitudinal data set on unemployment, crime, and taxes for all residents in Denmark, the ...
    • Job Loss and Regional Mobility. 

      Huttunen, Kristiina; Møen, Jarle; Salvanes, Kjell G. (DP SAM;17/2016, Working paper, 2016-11-29)
      It is well documented that displaced workers suffer severe earnings losses, but not why this is so. One reason may be that workers are unable or unwilling to move to regions with better employment opportunities. We study ...
    • 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 ...
    • Jobs and technology in general equilibrium: A three-elasticities approach 

      Baldwin, Richard; Haaland, Jan I.; Venables, Anthony J. (DP SAM;01/2021, Working paper, 2021-01-21)
      The impact of technological progress on jobs and wages has been subject to much empirical and some theoretical work. However, most of this literature has not addressed the general equilibrium interplay between the productive ...
    • A journey for your beautiful mind : economics graduate study and research 

      Ma, Ching-To Albert (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2007-09)
      A lecture to graduate students of the joint Economics Ph.D. program of the Department of Economics, University of Bergen, and the Norwegian School of Economics.
    • Just luck: an experimental study of risk taking and fairness 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Konow, James; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2010-01)
      Choices involving risk significantly affect the distribution of income and wealth in society, but there is probably no more contentious question of justice than how to allocate the gains and losses that inevitably result ...
    • Just Luck: An Experimental Study of Risk-Taking and Fairness 

      Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Konow, James; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Choices involving risk significantly affect the distribution of income and wealth in society. This paper reports the results of the first experiment, to our knowledge, to study fairness views about risktaking, specifically ...
    • Keynes, Trouton and the Hector Whaling Company. A personal and professional relationship. 

      Basberg, Bjørn L. (Discussion paper;08/15, Working paper, 2015-04)
      John Maynard Keynes’ activities on the stock market are well known. One company in which he bought stocks was the Hector Whaling Company Ltd., London – a comparatively small and little known company founded in 1928. The ...
    • Konsekvenser av innvandring for lønninger i det norske arbeidsmarkedet : en strukturell kompetansegruppetilnærming 

      Orten, Ingelin; Solli, Erik (Master thesis, 2015-09-16)
      I denne utredningen estimerer vi effekten av innvandring på lønningene i det norske arbeidsmarkedet i perioden 1986-2010. For å estimere lønnseffektene kartlegger vi substituerbarheten mellom norskfødte og innvandrede ...
    • Kvinner, kontekst og konkurranse 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Falch, Ranveig; Hernæs, Ulrikke Johanne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Det har i den senere tid vært knyttet stor optimisme til entreprenørskap som vei ut av fattigdom. Mikrofinansbevegelsen, for eksempel, bygger på idéen om at fattige mennesker har kunnskapene og holdningene som skal til for ...
    • The Labor Market in Norway: 2000-2018 

      Nilsen, Øivind A. (DP SAM;04/2020, Working paper, 2020-04-06)
      Norway has a rather high labor force participation rate and a very low unemployment rate. Part of the reason for this fortunate situation is the so-called “tripartism”: a broad agreement among unions, employers and government ...
    • Langturnus i helsevesenet : en studie for å avdekke hvordan langturnus fungerer i pleie- og omsorgssektoren i Bergen kommune 

      Abbedissen, Katrine; Mannsverk, Katrine (Master thesis, 2016)
      Etterspørselen etter arbeidskraft i helse- og omsorgssektoren er et økende problem ettersom man står ovenfor en aldrende befolkning. Samtidig er dette en sektor med en svært høy andel deltidsansatte. For å oppnå effektiv ...
    • Leadership and incentives 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Reme, Bjørn-Atle; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion Papers;2/2014, Working paper, 2014-01)
      We study how leader compensation affects public goods provision. We report from a lab experiment with four treatments, where the base treatment was a standard public goods game with simultaneous contribution decisions, ...
    • Leadership and incentives 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Reme, Bjørn-Atle; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper;10/2013, Working paper, 2013-04)
      We study whether compensating people who volunteer to be leaders in a public goods game creates a social crowding-out effect of moral motivation among the others in the group. We report from an experiment with four ...
    • Legitimacy under dual moralities 

      Schøyen, Øivind (Doctoral thesis, 2018-06)
      This dissertation is about the dynamics that may arise when actors seek to socialize others into their moralities, interpret whether moralities, or selfish motives, motivate actions, or enforce their views of what is ...
    • The liberal egalitarian paradox 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2004-06)
      A liberal egalitarian theory of justice seeks to combine the values of equality, personal freedom and personal responsibility. It is considered a much more promising position than strict egalitarianism, because it supposedly ...
    • Liberal Resourcism: Problems and Possibilities 

      Tungodden, Bertil; Vallentyne, Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      A basic question for egalitarians is the “equality of what?” question. This is an instance of the more general “distribution of what?” question for distributive justice. The question is of great importance both for ...
    • Licensing and Innovation with Imperfect Contract Enforcement 

      Gilbert, Richard; Kristiansen, Eirik Gaard (Discussion paper;05/15, Working paper, 2015-03)
      Licensing promotes technology transfer and innovation, but enforcement of licensing contracts is often imperfect. We explore the implications of weak enforcement of contractual commitments on the licensing conduct of ...
    • Licensing technology and foreclosure 

      Clark, Derek J.; Foros, Øystein; Sand, Jan Yngve (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2007-10)
      We consider an industry where one firm with a superior technology competes for market shares with several rivals. The owner of the superior technology (the dominant firm) can license or transfer the source of its ...