• Cash-on-hand and the duration of job search : quasi-experimental evidence from Norway 

      Basten, Christoph; Fagereng, Andreas; Telle, Kjetil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-05-23)
      We identify the causal effect of lump-sum severance payments on non-employment duration in Norway by exploiting a discontinuity in eligibility at age 50. We find that a payment worth 1.2 months’ earnings at the median ...
    • Cash-on-Hand and the duration of job search. Quasi-experimental evidence from Norway 

      Basten, Christoph; Fagereng, Andreas; Telle, Kjetil (Discussion Papers;679, Working paper, 2012)
      We identify the causal effect of lump-sum severance payments on non-employment duration in Norway by exploiting a discontinuity in eligibility at age 50. We find that a severance payment worth 1.2 months' earnings at the ...
    • Saving and portfolio allocation before and after job loss 

      Basten, Christoph; Fagereng, Andreas; Telle, Kjetil (Discussion Papers;672, Working paper, 2012)
      Using administrative panel data from Norway, we investigate the development of household labor income, financial wealth and asset holdings over a nine-year period surrounding job loss. Consistent with a simple theoretical ...
    • Saving and portfolio allocation before and after job loss 

      Basten, Christoph; Fagereng, Andreas; Telle, Kjetil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-14)
      We investigate the development of household labor income, financial wealth, and asset holdings over a 9-year period around job loss, using unique administrative panel data from Norway. Consistent with predictions from ...