• Effekter av satsing på økt lærertetthet 

      Kirkebøen, Lars Johannessen; Kotsadam, Andreas; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Andresen, Silje; Rogstad, Jon (Rapporter;2017/39, Report, 2017-12-12)
      Høsten 2012 bevilget Stortinget 1,5 milliarder kroner over fire år til 600 nye lærerstillinger på ungdomstrinnet. Denne rapporten studerer effekter på ressursbruk, læringsutbytte og læringsmiljø, samt gir en beskrivelse ...
    • Immigrant skills and employment. Cross-country evidence from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey 

      Bratsberg, Bernt; Hægeland, Torbjørn; Raaum, Oddbjørn (Discussion papers;730, Working paper, 2013-01)
      This paper studies the distributions of literacy skills, education, and employment of immigrants and natives in three host countries: Canada, the United States, and Norway. For natives, we uncover remarkably stable relations ...
    • Pennies from heaven. Using exogenous tax variation to identify effects of school resources on pupil achievement 

      Hægeland, Torbjørn; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Salvanes, Kjell G. (Discussion Papers;No. 508, Working paper, 2007)
      Abstract: Despite important policy implications associated with the allocation of education resources, evidence on the effectiveness of school inputs remains inconclusive. In part, this is due to endogenous allocation; ...
    • Performance pay and within-firm wage inequality 

      Barth, Erling; Bratsberg, Bernt; Hægeland, Torbjørn; Raaum, Oddbjørn (Discussion Papers;No. 535, Working paper, 2008)
      Abstract: This paper examines the impact of performance-related pay on wage differentials within firms. Our theoretical framework predicts that, compared to a fixed pay system, pay schemes based on individual effort ...
    • Pupil achievement, school resources and family background 

      Hægeland, Torbjørn; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Salvanes, Kjell G. (Discussion Papers;No. 397, Working paper, 2004)
      Whether increasing resource use in schools has a positive effect on pupil performance has occupied governments, parents and researchers for decades. A main challenge when trying to answer this question is to separate the ...
    • Resultatforskjeller mellom videregående skoler : en analyse basert på karakterdata fra skoleåret 2003-2004 

      Hægeland, Torbjørn; Kirkebøen, Lars Johannessen; Raaum, Oddbjørn (Rapporter;2006/16, Research report, 2006)
      I denne rapporten beregnes indikatorer som justerer gjennomsnittsresultater for videregående skoler for forskjeller i elevsammensetning. SSB har tidligere beregnet skolebidragsindikatorer for avgangskarakterer fra norske ...
    • Skolebidragsindikatorer for Oslo-skoler : beregnet for avgangskarakterer fra grunnskolen for skoleårene 2004-2005 og 2005-2006 

      Hægeland, Torbjørn; Kirkebøen, Lars Johannessen; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Salvanes, Kjell G. (Rapporter;2007/28, Research report, 2007)
      I denne rapporten presenterer vi hovedresultater for skolebidragsindikatorer for Oslo-skoler, basert på karakterer for avgangselevene fra ungdomsskolen for skoleårene 2004-05 og 2005-06. Formålet med rapporten er først og ...
    • Skolebidragsindikatorer for videregående skoler i Oslo 

      Hægeland, Torbjørn; Kirkebøen, Lars Johannessen; Raaum, Oddbjørn (Rapporter;2010/36, Research report, 2010)
      Formålet med denne rapporten er å utrede indikatorer for videregående skolers bidrag til elevenes læring, basert på data for elever i videregående skoler i Oslo. I denne rapporten presenterer vi hovedresultater for ...
    • The effects of an upper secondary education reform on theattainment of immigrant youth 

      Brinch, Christian N.; Bratsberg, Bernt; Raaum, Oddbjørn (Discussion Papers;No. 528, Working paper, 2008)
      Abstract: The national Norwegian school reform of 1994, which gave statutory right to at least three years of upper secondary education, had a significant impact on educational attainment among immigrant youth. In particular, ...
    • Value added-indikatorer. Et nyttig verktøy i kvalitetsvurdering 

      Hægeland, Torbjørn; Kirkebøen, Lars Johannessen; Bratsberg, Bernt; Raaum, Oddbjørn (Rapporter;2011/42, Research report, 2011)
      I de fleste OECD-land har det i de senere år blitt lagt mer vekt på resultatkvalitet i skolen og tilhørende dokumentasjon. Verdien av dette avhenger imidlertid kritisk av at de måleinstrumentene man benytter gir pålitelige ...
    • Why children of college graduates outperform their schoolmates : a study of cousins and adoptees 

      Hægeland, Torbjørn; Kirkebøen, Lars Johannessen; Raaum, Oddbjørn; Salvanes, Kjell G. (Discussion papers;No. 628, Working paper, 2010)
      Abstract: There is massive cross-sectional evidence that children of more educated parents outperform their schoolmates on tests, grade repetition and in educational attainment. However, evidence for causal interpretation ...