Recent Submissions

  • Incarceration, Recidivism and Employment 

    Løken, Katrine Vellesen; Dahl, Gordon; Mogstad, Magne; Bhuller, Manudeep (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-02-10)
    Using a random judge design and panel data from Norway, we estimate that imprisonment discourages further criminal behavior, with reoffense probabilities falling by 29 percentage points and criminal charges dropping by 11 ...
  • A calibrated imputation method for secondary data analysis of survey data 

    Da Silva, Damiao N; Zhang, Li Chun (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-21)
    In practical survey sampling, missing data are unavoidable due to nonresponse, rejected observations by editing, disclosure control, or outlier suppression. We propose a calibrated imputation approach so that valid point ...
  • Moving (back) to greener pastures? Social benefits and costs of climate forest planting in Norway 

    Iversen, Endre Kildal; Lindhjem, Henrik; Jacobsen, Jette B.; Grimsrud, Kristine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-27)
    Norway is considering a national afforestation program for greenhouse gas sequestration on recently abandoned semi-natural pastureland. However, the program may have negative impacts on landscape aesthetics and biodiversity. ...
  • Information preserving regression-based tools for statistical disclosure control 

    Langsrud, Øyvind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01)
    This paper presents a unified framework for regression-based statistical disclosure control for microdata. A basic method, known as information preserving statistical obfuscation (IPSO), produces synthetic data that preserve ...
  • A financial accelerator in the business sector of a macro-econometric model of a small open economy 

    Benedictow, Andreas; Hammersland, Roger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    We have incorporated afinancial accelerator mechanism operating through investments in thebusiness sector in a dynamic macroeconometric model of the Norwegian economy. In this newand amended model aggregated credit and ...
  • Methods library of embedded R functions at Statistics Norway 

    Langsrud, Øyvind (Journal article, 2017)
    Statistics Norway is modernising the production processes. An important element in this work is a library of functions for statistical computations. In principle, the functions in such a methods library can be programmed ...
  • A Variance Estimation R-package for Repeated Surveys - Useful for Estimates of Changes in Quarterly and Annual Averages 

    Langsrud, Øyvind (Journal article, 2016)
    This paper presents a newly developed R-package for calculation of variances of estimates based on data from several waves of a repeated survey with partly overlapping samples. Development of the package is a part of ...
  • Trade and foreign direct investment‐related impacts of Brexit 

    Latorre, Maria C.; Olekseyuk, Zoryana; Yonezawa, Hidemichi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-08)
    We offer a general-equilibrium analysis of Brexit incorporating the state-of-the-art differences in productivity and firms' selection within manufacturing sectors a la Melitz (Econometrica, 2003, 71, 1695) and multinationals ...
  • Early Childcare and Cognitive Development: Evidence from an Assignment Lottery 

    Drange, Nina Eirin; Havnes, Tarjei (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Young children are thought to be vulnerable to separation from their primary caregiver. This raises concern about whether early childcare enrollment may harm child development. We use childcare assignment lotteries to ...
  • Beyond the Economic Gaze. Childbearing during and after recessions in the Nordic countries 

    Comolli, Chiara Ludovica; Neyer, Gerda; Andersson, Gunnar; Dommermuth, Lars; Fallesen, Peter; Jalovaara, Marika; Jónsson, Ari; Kolk, Martin; Lappegård, Trude (;Nr. 2019/16, Research report, 2019)
    Abstract: This study investigates fertility responses to the business cycle in the Nordic countries by comparing period variation in women’s childbearing propensity. We harmonize register data from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, ...
  • Structural Change and Productivity in the Market Economy of Mainland Norway: 1997-2014 

    Liu, Gang (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Based on a newly compiled Norwegian KLEMS database, this article investigates structural change and productivity in the market economy of mainland Norway for the 1997-2014 period. The findings largely confirm the general ...
  • An up-to-date joint labor supply and child care choice model 

    Thoresen, Thor Olav; Vattø, Trine Engh (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Norwegian parents of preschool children base their care choices on a completely different choice set from their predecessor. Now there is essentially only one type of nonparental care – center-based care – and on the ...
  • Efficient Combination of Taxes on Fuel and Vehicles 

    Bjertnæs, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    A tax on fuel combined with tax exemptions or subsidies for fuel-efficient vehicles is implemented in many countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other negative externalities from road traffic. This study, however, ...
  • NEET Status and Early versus Later Skills among Young Adults: Evidence from linked register-PIAAC data 

    Barth, Erling; Keute, Anna Lene; Schøne, Pål; von Simson, Kristine; Steffensen, Kjartan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Do skills protect against exclusion in adult ages, and how important are the skills acquired before the age of 16 years versus those acquired later on? We match the scores on numeracy and literacy skills from the 2011 PIAAC ...
  • Verdier i Oslofjorden: Økonomiske verdier tilknyttet økosystemtjenester fra fjorden og strandsonen 

    Chen, Wenting; Barton, David Nicholas; Magnussen, Kristin; Navrud, Ståle; Grimsrud, Kristine; Garnåsjordet, Per Arild; Engelien, Erik; Syverhuset, Anne Olga; Bekkby, Trine; Rinde, Eli (NIVA-rapport;, Research report, 2019)
    Rapporten har som mål å gi en kunnskapsstatus om økonomiske verdier av Oslofjorden innenfor rammen av arbeidet med å utarbeide en Helhetlig plan for Oslofjorden. For å strukturere arbeidet har vi brukt økosystemtjenester ...
  • Child care, parental labor supply and tax revenue 

    Havnes, Tarjei; Andresen, Martin Eckhoff (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    We study the impact of child care for toddlers on the labor supply of mothers and fathers in Norway. For identification, we exploit the staggered expansion across municipalities following a large child care reform from ...
  • Distributional Effects of a Wealth Tax under Lifetime-Dynastic Income Concepts 

    Halvorsen, Elin; Thoresen, Thor Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-08-14)
    Annual wealth tax is back on the policy agenda, but the discussion on itseffect is not well informed. When standard methodology is used and wealthtax burdens are measured against annual individual income, a large share ...
  • The climate spiral demonstrates the power of sharing creative ideas 

    Hawkins, Ed; Fæhn, Taran; Fuglestvedt, Jan S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06)
    Graphical visualisations have the potential to engage diverse audiences in understanding the changes to our climate, especially when spread worldwide using both traditional and social media. The animated global temperature ...
  • Declined Total Fertility Rate Among Immigrants and the Role of Newly Arrived Women in Norway 

    Tønnessen, Marianne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    In many Western countries, the total fertility rate (TFR) of immigrant women has declined over the last decades. This paper proposes two methods for investigating such changes in the aggregate immigrant fertility level: ...
  • The dual approach for measuring multidimensional deprivation: Theory and empirical evidence 

    Aaberge, Rolf; Peluso, Eugenio; Sigstad, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    This paper is concerned with the problem of ranking and quantifying the extent of deprivation in multidimensional distributions of dichotomous deprivation variables. To this end, we introduce a family of measures of ...

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