Recent Submissions

  • Elektrifisering av veitransport – hva er miljøeffektene og kostnadene? 

    Holtsmark, Bjart (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-09)
    Ikke noe land har like omfattende satsing på elbiler som Norge. Elbilsalget utgjør nå nær halvparten av nybilsalget. Dette er forårsaket av en velkjent pakke med virkemidler. Politikken bidrar til å redusere våre utslipp ...
  • Evaluation of Norwegian Innovation Clusters 

    Rybalka, Marina; Røtnes, Rolf A.; Norberg-Schulz, Marthe; Walbækken, Mikkel; Håkansson, Anders (Report;No. 76-2017, Research report, 2017)
    Innovation Norway has commissioned Samfunnsøkonomisk analyse to evaluate the Norwegian Innovation Clusters program. The program is organized by Innovation Norway, in joint effort with Siva (The Industrial Development ...
  • Regional variation in health care utilization and mortality 

    Godøy, Anna Aasen; Huitfeldt, Ingrid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-02-19)
    Geographic variation in health care utilization has raised concerns of possible inefficiencies in health care supply, as differences are often not reflected in health outcomes. Using comprehensive Norwegian microdata, we ...
  • Who benefited from industrialization? The local effects of hydropower technology adoption in Norway 

    Leknes, Stefan; Modalsli, Jørgen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    This paper studies the impact of the construction of hydropower facilities on labor market outcomes in Norway at the turn of the twentieth century (1891–1920). The sudden breakthrough in hydropower technology provides a ...
  • Optimal Climate Policy in the Presence of Another Country's Climate Policy 

    Kaushal, Kevin R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-25)
    The allowances in an emission trading system (ETS) are commonly allocated for free to the emission-intensive and trade-exposed sector, e.g., in the form of output-based allocation (OBA). Recently an approach combining OBA ...
  • Productivity Dispersion and Measurement Error 

    von Brasch, Thomas; Iancu, Diana-Cristina; Skjerpen, Terje (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-11)
    Several reasons have been put forward to explain the high dispersion of productivity across establishments: quality of management, different input usage and market distortions, to name but a few. Although it is acknowledged ...
  • Job displacement and crime: Evidence from Norwegian register data 

    Rege, Mari; Skardhamar, Torbjørn; Telle, Kjetil Elias; Votruba, Mark E (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09)
    We estimate the job displacement effect on criminal behavior for young adult Norwegian men separated from their plant of employment during a mass layoff. Displaced workers experience a 20 percent increase in criminal charge ...
  • The impacts of the EU ETS on Norwegian plants’ environmental and economic performance 

    Klemetsen, Marit Elisabeth; Rosendahl, Knut Einar; Jakobsen, Anja Lund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-02-28)
    This paper examines the impacts of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) on the environmental and economic performance of Norwegian plants. The ETS is regarded as the cornerstone climate policy in the EU and Norway, but ...
  • Internal Migration and the Role of Intergenerational Family Ties and Life Events 

    Thomas, Michael J.; Dommermuth, Lars (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-14)
    Objective This article examines how the migration behavior of older parents and adult children might be influenced by the geographical configuration of nonresident family networks and the emergence of “linked” life events. ...
  • On the Effects of Linking Cap‑and‑Trade Systems for CO2 Emissions 

    Holtsmark, Bjart J; Weitzman, Martin L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-01-23)
    Linkage of national cap-and-trade systems is typically advocated by economists on a general analogy with the beneficial linkage of free-trade areas and on the specific grounds that linkage will ensure cost effectiveness ...
  • Using the generalised Q method in ecological economics: A better way to capture representative values and perspectives in ecosystem service management. 

    Grimsrud, Kristine; Graesse, Maximo; Lindhjem, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-01-20)
    The Q-method identifies groups of people with similar or diverging perspectives and is increasingly used for analysing resource conflicts. However, it is uninformative on the prevalence of perspectives in the general ...
  • How does temperature vary over time?: evidence on the stationary and fractal nature of temperature fluctuations 

    Dagsvik, John K.; Fortuna, Mariachiara; Moen, Sigmund Hov (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-20)
    The paper analyses temperature data from 96 selected weather stations world wide, and from reconstructed northern hemisphere temperature data over the last two millennia. Using a non‐parametric test, we find that the ...
  • Assortative labor matching, city size, and the education level of workers 

    Leknes, Stefan; Rattsø, Jørn; Stokke, Hildegunn Ekroll (Working paper, 2020)
    Recent research shows that thicker labor markets display better assortative matching. Our contribution addresses identification challenges and heterogeneity of effects, in particular with respect to education. Using a rich ...
  • Quantitative security assurance metrics: REST API case studies 

    Katt, Basel; Prasher, Nishu (Research report, 2018)
    Security assurance is the confidence that a system meets its security requirements based on specific evidences that an assurance technique provide. The notion of measuring security is complex and tricky. Existing approaches ...
  • Scheduled to gain: short- and longer-run educational effects of examination scheduling 

    Bensnes, Simon Søbstad (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    This article presents findings concerning the effect of examination timing on high-stakes exam scores and longer-run outcomes. It shows that random variations in exam schedules that increase the time students have to ...
  • Heterogeneity of the Carnegie Effect 

    Thoresen, Thor Olav; Bø, Erlend Eide (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-08-15)
    The Carnegie effect is the harm inherited wealth does to a recipient's work effort. Carnegie effect estimates are few, reflecting that such effects are hard to trace. Most previous studies rely on data from limited-size ...
  • Problematic response margins in the estimation of the elasticity of taxable income 

    Berg, Kristoffer; Thoresen, Thor Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-30)
    The elasticity of taxable income (ETI) holds the promise of representing a summary measure of tax efciency costs, which means that further information about the behavioral components of the ETI is not required for its use ...
  • Parental leave policies and continued childbearing in Iceland, Norway, and Sweden 

    Duvander, Ann-Zofie; Lappegård, Trude; Andersen, Synøve Nygaard; Gardarsdóttir, Ólöf; Neyer, Gerda; Viklund, Ida (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Demographic theories maintain that family policies that support gender equality may lead to higher fertility levels in postindustrial societies. This phenomenon is often exemplified by the situation in the Nordic countries. ...
  • A Common Base Answer to the Question “Which Country is Most Redistributive?” 

    Lambert, Peter J.; Nesbakken, Runa; Thoresen, Thor Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    We believe that what most authors have in mind when referring to the “most redistributive country” is a tax/transfer schedule that is most redistributive across all pre‐tax/transfer income distributions. To measure each ...
  • Parenthood and Couples’ Relative Earnings in Norway 

    Bergsvik, Janna; Kitterød, Ragni Hege; Wiik, Kenneth Aarskaug (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    With the advance of the gender revolution, income dynamics in couples are changing. Nonetheless, in most Western societies, parenthood still promotes specialized gender roles. Utilizing Norwegian register data on all married ...

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