• Aggregation and aggregation biases in production functions : a panel data analysis of translog models 

      Biørn, Erik; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 317, Working paper, 2002)
      Abstract: An applied econometric study of aggregation, based on an unbalanced panel data set for manu-facturing plants is presented. Panel data are informative in examining aggregation of variables, parameters, and ...
    • A linear demand system within a Seemingly Unrelated Time Series Equation framework 

      Raknerud, Arvid; Skjerpen, Terje; Swensen, Anders Rygh (Discussion Papers;No. 345, Working paper, 2003)
      Abstract: We consider a Seemingly Unrelated Time Series Equations framework for the linear Almost Ideal Demand system. The framework is applied to a consumer demand system covering nine non-durable commodities. We test ...
    • A method for improved capital measurement by combining accounts and firm investment data. A revised version 

      Raknerud, Arvid; Rønningen, Dag; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 365, Working paper, 2007)
      Abstract: We propose a new method for estimating capital stocks at the firm level by combining business accounts information and investment data. The method also produces capital estimates at the sector or industry level ...
    • Analysis of the discouraged worker phenomenon : evidence from micro data 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Kornstad, Tom; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 453, Working paper, 2006)
      Abstract: In this paper we analyze labor force participation with particular reference to the discouraged worker effect. The theoretical point of departure is a simple model where the worker evaluates the expected utility ...
    • Avskrivninger på boliger. En analyse basert på salg av brukte boliger 

      Cappelen, Ådne; Haglund, Anders; Skjerpen, Terje; Todsen, Steinar (Rapporter;2017/20, Report, 2017-07-04)
      Hvilken innvirkning har boligens alder og andre kvalitative trekk på boligverdien? Ved å sammenlikne verdien av boliger som er like når det gjelder en rekke kjennetegn, viser SSBs medarbeidere hvor stor betydning alder har ...
    • Avslagsrisiko for førstegangssøkere av uførepensjon 

      Kornstad, Tom; Skjerpen, Terje (Journal article, 2010)
      Personer som søker uføretrygd, står overfor usikkerhet med hensyn til hvorvidt søknaden vil bli innvilget. Risikoen for avslag påvirkes av legenes og NAV sin praktisering av regelverket for uføretrygd. Avslagsrisikoen for ...
    • Betydningen av motløshet for yrkesdeltaking 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Kornstad, Tom; Skjerpen, Terje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      Motløse arbeidere kjennetegnes ved at de søker arbeid i oppgangskonjukturer mens de trekker seg ut av arbeidsmarkedet når tidene blir dårligere og det er vanskelig å finne nytt arbeid. De representerer dermed en skjult ...
    • CO2-emissions from Norwegian oil and gas extraction 

      Gavenas, Ekaterina; Rosendahl, Knut Einar; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion papers;806, Working paper, 2015-04)
      Emissions from oil and gas extraction matter for the lifecycle emissions of fossil fuels, and account for significant shares of domestic emissions in many fossil fuel exporting countries. In this study we investigate ...
    • Criminometrics, latent variables, panel data, and different types of crime 

      Aasness, Jørgen; Eide, Erling; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 124, Working paper, 1994)
      A behavioural model of crime is developed and applied to panel data on the number of crimes and clear-ups for the 53 police districts in Norway for the period 1970-78. Data on both total crime and on 12 different types of ...
    • Discouraged worker effects and barriers against employment for immigrant and non-immigrant women 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Kornstad, Tom; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 845, Working paper, 2016-09-01)
      A phenomenon observed in many labor markets is that the supply of labor appears to depend on business cycles. In other words, workers who are searching for work become “discouraged” under unfavorable business cycle conditions ...
    • Does oilrig activity react to oil price changes? An empirical investigation 

      Ringlund, Guro Børnes; Rosendahl, Knut Einar; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 372, Working paper, 2004)
      Abstract: In this paper we analyse how oilrig activity in different Non-OPEC regions is affected by the crude oil price. Oilrig activity outside OPEC is an important indicator for production in the near future, and ...
    • Effects of immigration to Norway 1969-2010 

      Cappelen, Ådne; Ouren, Jørgen; Skjerpen, Terje (Rapporter;2011/40, Research report, 2011)
      Immigration to Norway increased during the period 1951 - 2010, as did the emigration from Norway. While during the 1950s there was net emigration most years, there was a balance during the 1960s while there has been a ...
    • En empirisk analyse av fenomenet med motløse arbeidere 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Kornstad, Tom; Skjerpen, Terje (Journal article, 2006)
      Tilbudet av arbeid ser ut til å være lavere i perioder med høy arbeidsledighet enn med lav. Forklaring på dette kan være at personer som er utenfor arbeidsmarkedet, vurderer mulighetene for å skaffe seg jobb i arbeidsmarkedet ...
    • Engel elasticities, pseudo-maximum likelihood estimation and bootstrapped standard errors : a case study 

      Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 532, Working paper, 2008)
      Abstract: Estimation of standard errors of Engel elasticities within the framework of a linear structural model formulated on two-wave panel data is considered. The complete demand system is characterized by measurement ...
    • Estimation of a model for matched panel data with high-dimensional two-way unobserved heterogeneity. 

      Nilsen, Øyvind A.; Raknerud, Arvid; Skjerpen, Terje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-10-11)
      We consider a model for matched data with two types of unobserved effects: a random effect related to the main observational unit and a random or fixed effect related to a secondary unit to which the main unit is matched. ...
    • Expected service lives and depreciation profiles for capital assets. Evidence based on a survey of Norwegian firms 

      Barth, Nini; Cappelen, Ådne; Skjerpen, Terje; Todsen, Steinar; Åbyholm, Thom (Discussion Papers;No. 840, Working paper, 2016-05-12)
      In the Norwegian national accounts, as in many other countries, it is quite common to use information on depreciation rates and profiles based on studies from the US, Canada and the Netherlands due to a lack of national ...
    • Explaining the change in skill structure of labour demand in Norwegian manufacturing 

      Lindquist, Kjersti-Gro; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 293, Working paper, 2000)
      Abstract: In most OECD-countries, labour demand has shifted from unskilled to skilled over time. Many analyses of this phenomenon focus on either the effect of technical change, capital-skill complementarity or labour-labour ...
    • Exploring the change in skill structure of labour demand in Norwegian manufacturing 

      Lindquist, Kjersti-Gro; Skjerpen, Terje (Documents;2003/9, Working paper, 2003)
      In most OECD-countries, labour demand has shifted from unskilled to skilled over time. Many analyses of this phenomenon focus either on technical change, capital-skill complementarity or mutual labour substitution. ...
    • Forecasting key macroeconomic variables from a large number of predictors : a state space approach 

      Raknerud, Arvid; Skjerpen, Terje; Swensen, Anders Rygh (Discussion Papers;No. 504, Working paper, 2007)
      Abstract: We use state space methods to estimate a large dynamic factor model for the Norwegian economy involving 93 variables for 1978Q2–2005Q4. The model is used to obtain forecasts for 22 key variables that can be ...
    • Framtidige utviklingstrekk i arbeidsmarkedet : økte forskjeller i lønn og ledighet 

      Bjørnstad, Roger; Skjerpen, Terje (Journal article, 2002)
      Den teknologiske utviklingen de siste tiårene har ført til økt etterspørsel etter høyt utdannet arbeidskraft på bekostning av de med lavere utdanning. Til tross for at arbeidstilbudet i stor grad har fulgt samme mønster, ...