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    • A flying start? Maternity leave benefits and long-run outcomes of children 

      Carneiro, Pedro; Løken, Katrine Vellesen; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      We study a change in maternity leave entitlements in Norway. Mothers giving birth before July 1, 1977, were eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid leave, while those giving birth after that date were entitled to 4 months of paid ...
    • A Long Term View on the Short Term Co-movement of Output and Prices in a Small Open Economy 

      Grytten, Ola Honningdal; Hunnes, Arngrim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-02)
      One assumption behind inflation targeting as objective for monetary policy is that inflation rates in the short run to some extent reflect output cycles. The present paper investigates the historical co-movements of output ...
    • A long term view on the short term co-movement of output and prices in a small open economy 

      Grytten, Ola Honningdal; Hunnes, Arngrim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-02)
      One assumption behind inflation targeting as objective for monetary policy is that inflation rates in the short run to some extent reflect output cycles. The present paper investigates the historical co-movements of output ...
    • A New Latent Class to Fit Spatial Econometrics Models with Integrated Nested Laplace Approximations 

      Gómez-Rubio, Virgilio; Bivand, Roger; Rue, Håvard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The new slm latent model for estimating spatial econometrics models using INLA has recently been introduced. It will be described briefly and its use will be demonstrated in the accompanying poster.
    • A note on upward pricing pressure: the possibility of false positives 

      Mathiesen, Lars; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Sørgard, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Joseph Farrell and Carl Shapiro proposed a simple test of the possible upward pricing pressure (UPP) following a merger. They showed that the test may give false negatives—that is, indicate that a merger may not give an ...
    • Adferdsøkonomi og økonomiske eksperimenter F 

      Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Tungodden, Bertil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012)
    • Adjusting for age effects in cross-sectional distributions 

      Almås, Ingvild; Havnes, Tarjei; Mogstad, Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Income and wealth differ over the life cycle. In cross-sectional distri- butions of income or wealth, classical inequality measures such as the Gini, could therefore find substantial inequality even if everyone have the ...
    • After "Raising the Bar'': applied maximum likelihood estimation of families of models in spatial econometrics. 

      Bivand, Roger S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Elhorst (2010) shows how the recent publication of LeSage and Pace (2009) in his expression “raises the bar” for our fitting of spatial econometrics models. By extending the family of models that deserve attention, Elhorst ...
    • An evasive topic: theorizing about the hidden economy 

      Sandmo, Agnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      This paper reviews some central issues that arise in theorizing about tax evasion decisions and the hidden economy. It starts from the Allingham-Sandmo (1972) modelling of the tax evasion decision as a choice under ...
    • An experimental study of prosocial motivation among criminals 

      Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil; Birkeland, Sigbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The fact that criminal behavior typically has negative consequences for others provides a compelling reason to think that criminals lack prosocial motivation. This paper reports the results from two dictator game experiments ...
    • Antarctic Tourism and Maritime Heritage 

      Basberg, Bjørn L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Maritime activities in the Antarctic region date back to the eighteenth century. They evolved from exploration and discoveries to commercial enterprises, especially sealing, whaling and fishing. Antarctic tourism is a much ...
    • Approximate Bayesian inference for spatial econometrics models 

      Bivand, Roger; Gómez-Rubio, Virgilio; Rue, Håvard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      In this paper we explore the use of the Integrated Laplace Approximation (INLA) for Bayesian inference in some widely used models in Spatial Econometrics. Bayesian inference often relies on computationally intensive ...
    • 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 ...