• 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, 2019-11)
      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)
    • The Impact of Working Memory Training on Children’s Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills 

      Berger, Eva M.; Fehr, Ernst; Hermes, Henning; Schunk, Daniel; Winkel, Kirsten (DP SAM;09/2020, Working paper, 2020-06-08)
      Working memory capacity is thought to play an important role for a wide range of cognitive and noncognitive skills such as fluid intelligence, math, reading, the inhibition of pre-potent impulses or more general self-regulation ...
    • The importance of moral reflection and self-reported data in a dictator game with production 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Hole, Astri Drange; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2007-12)
      This paper studies how individual behavior is affected by moral reflection in a dictator game with production, and the informational value of self-reported data on fairness. We find that making individuals reflect on ...
    • In the wake of Tønnessen and Johnsen : trends in whaling history research after 1970 

      Basberg, Bjørn L. (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2005-09)
      In 1970 the fourth and final volume of Arne Odd Johnsen and Joh. N. Tønnessens’s Den moderne hvalfangsts historie was published. The work represented a milestone in the writing about the development of the 20th century ...
    • Incarceration Spillovers in Criminal and Family Networks 

      Bhuller, Manudeep; Dahl, Gordon B.; Løken, Katrine V.; Mogstad, Magne (DP SAM;15/2018, Working paper, 2018-08)
      Using quasi-random assignment of criminal cases to judges, we estimate large incarceration spillovers in criminal and brother networks. When a defendant is sent to prison, there are 51 and 32 percentage point reductions ...
    • Incarceration, Recidivism and Employment. 

      Bhuller, Manudeep; Dahl, Gordon B.; Løken, Katrine V.; Mogstad, Magne (DP SAM;14/2018, Working paper, 2018-06)
      Understanding whether, and in what situations, time spent in prison is criminogenic or preventive has proven challenging due to data availability and correlated unobservables. This paper overcomes these challenges in the ...
    • Income distribution and tax competition 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Cappelen, Alexander W. (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2001-12)
      The literature on international tax competition has shown how increased international mobility of the tax base may create a downward pressure on tax rates and give rise to increased inequality in disposable income. This ...
    • Income risk aversion with quantity constraints 

      Schroyen, Fred (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2010-02)
      In this paper, I consider a consumer with a concave utility function over n commodities and trace out the consequences of quantity constraints on product markets for the consumer's aversion towards income risk. I show ...
    • Income tax, consumption value of education, and the choice of educational type 

      Alstadsæter, Annette (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2003-06)
      How the tax system might affect the individual’s educational level is well studied. But the question of how the tax system affects the individual’s choice of educational type is mostly ignored. This is an important issue, ...
    • The indexing impasse : is "the intersection approach" a solution? 

      Brun, Bernt Christian; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 1998-11)
      Rawls (1971,1993) suggests that interpersonal comparisons of well-being should be based on a primary goods index, but it is well-known that in general this approach is not compatible with the Pareto principle. This is ...
    • Individual vessel quotas and unregulated species : the Norwegian blue whiting fishery 

      Ekerhovd, Nils-Arne (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2007-01)
      This survey of the Norwegian purse seine fleet licensed to fish blue whiting focuses on the relationship between restricted fisheries, such as spring-spawning herring, North Sea herring, mackerel, and capelin, and ...
    • Inducement prizes and innovation 

      Brunt, Liam; Lerner, Josh; Nicholas, Tom (Discussion Papers;25/2011, Working paper, 2011-12)
      We examine the effect of prizes on innovation using data on awards for technological development offered by the Royal Agricultural Society of England at annual competitions between 1839 and 1939. We find large effects ...
    • Industrial agglomeration and capital taxation 

      Kind, Hans Jarle; Midelfart, Karen Helene; Schjelderup, Guttorm (Discussion paper, Working paper, 1998-07)
      Models with imperfect competition and intra-industry trade have become widely accepted as appropriate frameworks within which to analyze the impact of trade liberalization on industrial agglomeration. This paper makes ...
    • Industrial clusters : equilibrium, welfare, and policy 

      Norman, Victor D.; Venables, Anthony J. (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2001-08)
      This paper studies the size and number of industrial clusters that will arise in a multi-country world in which one sector has a propensity to cluster because of increasing returns to scale. It compares the equilibrium ...
    • Industrial clusters, asymmetric information and policy design 

      Orvedal, Linda (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2002-12)
      Recently there has been some attention on the issue of industrial clusters and industrial policy claiming that there are arguments in favour of subsidising special industries in order to stimulate industrial agglomeration. ...
    • Inequality and redistribution : the need for new perspectives 

      Sandmo, Agnar (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2005-02)
      Recent years have seen a marked increase in inequality in the OECD area, and since the early 1990s the trend has been unmistakable in Norway also. This paper offers a brief review of the main causes behind this development, ...