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    • What Explains the Gender Gap in College Track Dropout?Experimental and Administrative Evidence. 

      Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We exploit a unique data set, combining rich experimental data with high-quality administrative data, to study dropout from the college track in Norway, and why boys are more likely to drop out. The paper provides three ...
    • Why the apple doesn't fall far: Understanding intergenerational transmission of human capital 

      Black, Sandra E.; Devereux, Paul J.; Salvanes, Kjell G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      Parents with higher education levels have children with higher education levels. Why is this? There are a number of possible explanations. One is a pure selection story: the type of parent who has more education and earns ...
    • You’ve Got Mail: A Randomized Field Experiment on Tax Evasion 

      Bott, Kristina; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We report from a large-scale randomized field experiment conducted on a unique sample of more than 15,000 taxpayers in Norway who were likely to have misreported their foreign income. By randomly manipulating a letter ...
    • Zonal attachment of fish stocks and management cooperation 

      Hannesson, Røgnvaldur (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      This paper studies the incentive-compatibility of distributing fish quotas on the basis of zonal attachment of stocks. Two countries sharing two fish stocks are studied, with the zonal attachment of both stocks varying ...
    • Økonomisk-demografiske rammebetingelser for Frelsesarmeens gjennombrudd i Norge 

      Grytten, Ola Honningdal (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The paper investigates a possible relationship between the rapid growth of The Salvation Army and economic-demographic trends around its establishment period in Norway during the late nineteenth and early twentieth ...