• 29 recommendations to combat social inequalities in health. The Norwegian Council on Social Inequalities in Health 

      Arntzen, Annett; Bøe, Tormod; Dahl, Espen; Drange, Nina; Eikemo, Terje Andreas; Elstad, Jon Ivar; Fosse, Elisabeth; Krokstad, Steinar; Syse, Astri; Sletten, Mira Aaboten; Strand, Bjørn Heine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      All political parties in Norway agree that social inequalities in health comprise a public health problem and should be reduced. Against this background, the Council on Social Inequalities in Health has taken action to ...
    • Access to treatment and educational inequalities in cancer survival 

      Fiva, Jon Hernes; Hægeland, Torbjørn; Rønning, Marte; Syse, Astri (Discussion papers;735, Working paper, 2013-02)
      The public health care systems in the Nordic countries provide high quality care almost free of charge to all citizens. However, social inequalities in health persist. Previous research has, for example, documented substantial ...
    • The accuracy of Statistics Norway’s national population projections 

      Gleditsch, Rebecca Folkman; Rogne, Adrian Farner; Syse, Astri; Thomas, Michael J. (Discussion Paper;No. 948, Working paper, 2021-03)
      Statistics Norway projects the population by age, sex and immigrant background at the national level. This paper examines the accuracy of the Norwegian population projections produced between 1996 and 2018. We assess ...
    • Befolkningsframskrivingene 2016. Dokumentasjon av modellene BEFINN og BEFREG 

      Leknes, Stefan; Syse, Astri; Tønnessen, Marianne (Notater / Documents;2016/14, Working paper, 2016-06-21)
      Dette notatet dokumenterer hvordan Statistisk sentralbyrå (SSB) framskriver befolkningen ved hjelp av modellene BEFINN og BEFREG. I BEFINN framskrives folketallet etter alder og kjønn på nasjonalt nivå til og med år 2100. ...
    • Befolkningsframskrivingene 2018. Modeller, forutsetninger og resultater 

      Leknes, Stefan; Løkken, Sturla A.; Syse, Astri; Tønnessen, Marianne (Rapporter;2018/21, Report, 2018-05-26)
      Denne rapporten presenterer befolkningsframskrivingene 2018, med hovedresultater, beskrivelse av forutsetningene og dokumentasjon av modellene. En befolkningsframskriving er en beregning av befolkningens framtidige ...
    • The cash-for-care reform and immigrant fertility: fewer babies of poorer families? 

      Dommermuth, Lars; Rogne, Adrian Farner; Syse, Astri (Discussion Paper;No. 993, Working paper, 2022-12)
      Cash-for care policies are contested in many contexts, as they represent an incentive for childrearing over work that may reduce labour market participation, especially among immigrant women. From 1 July 2017, immigrants ...
    • Childhood residential mobility and adult outcomes 

      Tønnessen, Marianne; Telle, Kjetil; Syse, Astri (Discussion papers;750, Working paper, 2013-09)
      This study analyses the relation between moving during childhood and four different outcomes later in life. We use detailed data on complete cohorts born in Norway between 1965 and 1980 (N=967 151), their parents and ...
    • Do characteristics of family members influence older persons’ transition to long-term healthcare services? 

      Syse, Astri; Artamonova, Alyona; Thomas, Michael J.; Veenstra, Marijke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    • Do older parents' assistance needs deter parent-child geographic divergence in Norway? 

      Artamonova, Alyona; Syse, Astri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The role of intergenerational geographic proximity in individuals' migration decisions has been well-established. The circumstances under which parents and their adult children move away from or remain close to each other ...
    • Does health influence fertility? 

      Syse, Astri; Dommermuth, Lars; Hart, Rannveig Kaldager (Discussion Paper;No. 921, Working paper, 2020-02)
      Poor health may constrain women’s capacity for active leisure, including family life and childrearing, for participation in the labor market and potentially affect preferences. Still, health remains remarkably understudied ...
    • Family composition and transitions into long-term care services among the elderly 

      Syse, Astri; Artamonova, Alyona; Thomas, Michael J.; Veenstra, Marijke (Discussion Paper;No. 954, Working paper, 2021-05)
      Elderly’s use of long-term care (LTC) services are likely to be influenced by family members, but there is scarce research on the role played by partners and/or adult children, especially taking geographic proximity into ...
    • Flere eldre innvandrere i framtidens arbeidsstyrke 

      Tønnessen, Marianne; Syse, Astri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Antall innvandrere i Norge vil øke framover, men utelukkende i de eldre aldersgruppene. I aldersgruppen 55-66 år vil det bli nesten tre ganger så mange innvandrere de neste 20 årene. Hva vil dette bety for norsk arbeids- ...
    • Framtidens eldre i by og bygd. Befolkningsframskrivinger, sosiodemografiske mønstre og helse 

      Rogne, Adrian Farner; Syse, Astri (Rapporter;2017/32, Report, 2017-11-06)
      Hvordan er den eldre befolkningen i Norge om 20-25 år fram i tid? Har de god eller dårlig helse, hvor bor de, hva slags utdanning har de? Dette og flere områder er beskrevet i en ny forskningsrapport. Rapporten beskriver ...
    • Hospital use and cancer treatment by age and socioeconomic status in the last year of life: A Norwegian population-based study of patients dying of cancer 

      Rostoft, Siri; Thomas, Michael; Jordhøy, Marit Slaaen; Møller, Bjørn; Nesbakken, Arild; Syse, Astri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    • Kvinners liv og helse siste 20 år 

      Lunde, Elin Skretting; Ramm, Jorun Skoglund; Syse, Astri (Rapporter;2022/41, Report, 2022-09-27)
      Regjeringen har oppnevnt et utvalg som skal lage ny utredning om kvinners helse og helse i et kjønnsperspektiv. Utvalget ble oppnevnt 5. mars 2021 og ledes av Christine Meyer. Målet er å få en oppdatert oversikt over ...
    • Mortality shifts and mortality compression. The case of Norway, 1900-2060 

      Keilman, Nico; Pham, Dinh Quang; Syse, Astri (Discussion Papers;No. 884, Working paper, 2018-09-13)
      The aim of the paper is to verify whether the projections predict a continuation of the ongoing compression in mortality and of the steady upward shift in the ages at which people die. Historically, official Norwegian ...
    • Nasjonale befolkningsframskrivinger 2020 : Modeller, forutsetninger og resultater 

      Thomas, Michael J.; Syse, Astri; Gleditsch, Rebecca Folkman (Rapporter;2020/24, Report, 2020-06-03)
      Denne rapporten gjennomgår hvordan den norske befolkningen ble framskrevet på nasjonalt nivå i 2020, og gir en beskrivelse av resultatene. Rapporten dokumenterer framskrivingsmodellen BEFINN og beskriver hvilke forutsetninger ...
    • Norway’s 2018 population projections. Main results, methods and assumptions 

      Syse, Astri; Leknes, Stefan; Løkken, Sturla A.; Tønnessen, Marianne (Rapporter;2018/22, Research report, 2018-06-26)
      This report presents the main results from the 2018 population projections and provides an overview of the underlying assumptions.
    • Ways to project fertility in Europe: Perceptions of current practices and outcomes 

      Gleditsch, Rebecca Folkman; Syse, Astri (Discussion Paper;No. 929, Working paper, 2020-05)
      National statistical offices responsible for population projections should regularly evaluate their work. Norway is currently considering changing the way fertility is projected. To establish a solid basis for deciding the ...