• Baby booming inequality? Demographic change and earnings inequality in Norway, 1967–2000 

      Almås, Ingvild; Havnes, Tarjei; Mogstad, Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      In this paper, we demonstrate how age-adjusted inequality measures can be used to evaluate whether changes in inequality over time are due to changes in the age-structure. To this end, we use administrative data on ...
    • Business Training in Tanzania: From Research-driven Experiment to Local Implementation 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Juniwaty, Kartika Sari; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Field experiments documenting positive treatment effects have a strong policy message: scale up! However, such experiments are typically implemented under close supervision of the research group in charge of the study. In ...
    • Bør den indirekte pressestøtten gis som momsfritak eller skattefradrag? : 

      Kind, Hans Jarle; Møen, Jarle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Papiraviser er fritatt for moms. Dette representerer en indirekte subsidie i størrelsesorden 1,5 milliarder kroner per år. Skattefradrag for redaksjonelle kostnader har vært foreslått som et supplerende virkemiddel i en ...
    • Bør FoU-støtte rettes mot små eller store foretak? 

      Møen, Jarle; Rybalka, Marina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      I boken Innovation, Path Dependency, and Policy, som utkom på Oxford University Press i 2009, uttrykker Jan Fagerberg, David Mowery og Bart Verspagen bekymring for at norsk forskningspolitikk ikke i tilstrekkelig grad ...
    • Climate Policy and the steel industry: achieving global emission reductions by an incomplete climate agreement 

      Mathiesen, Lars; Mæstad, Ottar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2004)
      The steel industry is one of the largest sources of global CO 2 emissions and hence a candidate for climate policies. A carbon tax on emissions in industrialized countries, however, will cause relocation of steel production ...
    • Company taxation and tax spillovers: Separate accounting versus formula apportionment 

      Nielsen, Søren Bo; Raimondos-Møller, Pascalis; Schjelderup, Guttorm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      It is observed in the real world that taxes matter for location decisions and that multinationals shift profits by transfer pricing. The US and Canada use so-called formula apportionment (FA) to tax corporate income, and ...
    • Comparing Implementations of Estimation Methods for Spatial Econometrics 

      Bivand, Roger; Piras, Gianfranco (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-01)
      Recent advances in the implementation of spatial econometrics model estimation tech- niques have made it desirable to compare results, which should correspond between im- plementations across software applications for ...
    • Competitive in the lab, successful in the field? 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Pires, Armando; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      A number of lab experiments in recent years have analyzed people’s willingness to com-pete. But to what extent is competitive behavior in the lab associated with field choicesand outcomes? We address this question in a ...
    • Computing the Jacobian in Gaussian Spatial Autoregressive Models: An Illustrated Comparison of Available Methods 

      Bivand, Roger; Hauke, Jan; Kossowski, Tomasz (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      When estimating spatial regression models by maximum likelihood using spatial weights matrices to represent spatial processes, computing the Jacobian, ln(|I - lW|), remains a central problem. In principle, and for smaller ...
    • Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment 

      Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Many verifiable contracts are impossible or difficult to enforce. This applies to contracts among family and friends, contracts regulating market transactions, and sovereign debt contracts. Do such non-enforceable contracts ...
    • Does grief transfer across generations? Bereavements during pregnancy and child outcomes 

      Black, Sandra E.; Devereux, Paul J.; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Using population data from Norway, we examine the effects of stress induced by the death of the mother’s parent during pregnancy on both the short-run and the long-run outcomes of the infant. Using a variety of empirical ...
    • The Economics of Hypergamy 

      Almås, Ingvild; Kotsadam, Andreas; Moen, Espen Rasmus; Røed, Knut (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Partner selection is a vital feature of human behavior with important consequences for individuals, families, and society. We use the term hypergamy to describe a phenomenon whereby there is a tendency for husbands to be ...
    • Education and mobility 

      Machin, Stephen; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Pelkonen, Panu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      We show that the length of compulsory education has a causal impact on regional labour mobility. The analysis is based on a quasi-exogenous staged Norwegian school reform, and register data on the whole ...
    • Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial 

      Sandøy, Ingvild Fossgard; Mudenda, Mweetwa; Zulu, Joseph; Munsaka, Ecloss; Blystad, Astrid; Makasa, Mpundu; Mæstad, Ottar; Tungodden, Bertil; Jakobs, Choolwe; Kampata, Linda Milimo; Fylkesnes, Knut; Svanemyr, Joar; Moland, Karen Marie; Banda, Richard; Musonda, Patrick (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background: Adolescent pregnancies pose a risk to the young mothers and their babies. In Zambia, 35% of young girls in rural areas have given birth by the age of 18 years. Pregnancy rates are particularly high among ...
    • Environmental Restoration in Hydropower Development — Lessons from Norway 

      Auestad, Inger; Rydgren, Knut; Nilsen, Yngve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Hydropower is expanding globally and is regarded a keymeasure formitigating climate change, but it also results inmajor environmental degradation, both at local scale andmore widely. We can learn lessons about how restoration ...
    • Et valg i blinde? 

      Almås, Ingvild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      15/16-åringer i Norge gjør et valg som har store konsekvenser for deres inntekt i arbeidsmarkedet: De velger om de skal ta yrkesfaglig eller allmennfaglig retning på videregående skole. Disse valgene vil igjen kunne legge ...
    • Ethnically Biased? Experimental Evidence from Kenya 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Galle, Simon; Miguel, Edward; Posner, Daniel; Tungodden, Bertil; Zhang, Kelly (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    • Evidence that prenatal testosterone transfer from male twins reduces the fertility and socioeconomic success of their female co-twins 

      Buetikofer, Aline; Figlio, David; Karbownik, Krzysztof; Kuzawa, Christopher W; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    • Explaining the gender wage gap: Estimates from a dynamic model of job changes and hours changes. 

      Liu, Kai (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      I address the causes of the gender wage gap with a new dynamic model of wage, hours, and job changes that permits me to decompose the gap into a portion due to gender differences in preferences for hours of work and in ...
    • Fairness and the Development of Inequality Acceptance 

      Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Fairness considerations fundamentally affect human behavior, but our understanding of the nature and development of people’s fairness preferences is limited. The dictator game has been the standard experimental design for ...