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  • Intergenerational transmission of age at first birth in Norway 

    Riise, Birgitte Sande; Dommermuth, Lars; Lyngstad, Torkild Hovde (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-02-10)
    Using data from administrative registers, we examine the intergenerational transmission of timing of first birth in Norway for all men and women born between 1954 and 1964. We assess the extent of any intergenerational ...
  • The geographical distance between nonresident parents and children in Norway 

    Dommermuth, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-25)
    As union dissolution rates increase in most modern societies, a growing number of children are living in post‐separation families. The geographical distance between parental households shapes the possibilities for contact ...
  • Gender equality in the family and childbearing 

    Dommermuth, Lars; Hohmann-Marriott, Bryndl; Lappegård, Trude (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-06-15)
    Gender equality and equity in the division of household labor may be associated with couples’ transitions to first, second, and third births. Our comprehensive analysis includes the division of housework and child care as ...
  • Using a microeconometric model of household labour supply to design optimal income taxes 

    Aaberge, Rolf; Colombino, Ugo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-04-10)
    With regards to empirical applications of optimal taxation theory, analytical expressions are typically adopted for optimal taxes, and then numerical values are imputed to their parameters by calibration or by using previous ...
  • Inequality in current and lifetime income 

    Aaberge, Rolf; Mogstad, Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-08-14)
    To gauge inequality in living standards, the distribution of lifetime income is likely to be more relevant than the distribution of current income. Yet, empirical studies of income inequality are typically based on ...
  • The regional dispersion of income inequality in nineteenth-century Norway 

    Modalsli, Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-09-12)
    This paper documents, for the first time, municipality- and occupation-level estimates of income inequality between individuals in a European country in the nineteenth century, using a combination of several detailed data ...
  • Inequality in the very long run: inferring inequality from data on social groups. 

    Modalsli, Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-06)
    This paper presents a new method for calculating Gini coefficients from tabulations of the mean income of social classes. Income distribution data from before the Industrial Revolution usually come in the form of such ...
  • Decomposing Global Inequality 

    Modalsli, Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-25)
    This paper provides an intuitive additive decomposition of the global income Gini coefficient with respect to differences within and between countries. In 2005, nearly half the total global income inequality is due to ...
  • Fordelingsvirkninger av pensjonsreformen 

    Nicolajsen, Stian; Stølen, Nils Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-04-28)
    Pensjonsreformen har som mål å redusere den fremtidige veksten i statens utgifter til alderspensjon samtidig som pensjonssystemet fortsatt skal virke omfordelende. Fordelingsvirkningene av reformen er analysert gjennom ...
  • Intergenerational Mobility in Norway, 1865–2011 

    Modalsli, Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-12-16)
    There are large differences in intergenerational mobility between countries. Little is known, however, about how persistent such differences are, and how they evolve over time. This paper constructs a data set of 835,537 ...
  • Fiscal effects of the Norwegian pension reform – A micro–macro assessment 

    Fredriksen, Dennis; Holmøy, Erling; Strøm, Birger; Stølen, Nils Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The main goal of the Norwegian pension reform of 2011 is to improve long run fiscal sustainability, not least through stronger labour supply incentives. We assess to what extent the reform is likely to live up to these ...
  • Skjev kjønnsbalanse i toppen av inntektsfordelingen 

    Modalsli, Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-11-25)
    Denne artikkelen dokumenterer at kjønnssammensetningen er svært skjev blant de med høyest inntekt. Artikkelen presenterer utviklingen i andel kvinner og menn i topp 10, 1 og 0,1 prosent i Norge de siste tiårene, og ...
  • Estimating occupational mobility with covariates 

    Modalsli, Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-08)
    The Altham statistic is often used to calculate intergenerational associations in occupations in studies of historical social mobility. This paper presents a method to incorporate individual covariates into such estimates ...
  • Har innvandrere bidratt til bedre balanse mellom tilbud av og etterspørsel etter arbeidskraft i det norske arbeidsmarkedet – hva kan en enkel indikator fortelle? 

    Kolsrud, Dag (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Årene 2003–2013 var en periode med sterk vekst, men også store konjunktursvingninger i norsk økonomi. En nedgang i arbeidsledighetsraten og vakanseraten over perioden kan skyldes at arbeidsmarkedet i økende grad koblet ...
  • Asset market participation and portfolio choice over the life-cycle 

    Fagereng, Andreas; Gottlieb, Charles; Guiso, Luigi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-20)
    Using error‐free data on life‐cycle portfolio allocations of a large sample of Norwegian households, we document a double adjustment as households age: a rebalancing of the portfolio composition away from stocks as they ...
  • The effects of R&D tax credits on patenting and innovations 

    Cappelen, Ådne; Raknerud, Arvid; Rybalka, Marina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    Norwegian business spending on R&D is low by OECD standards. To stimulate business R&D, in 2002 the Norwegian government introduced a tax-based incentive, SkatteFUNN. We analyze the effects of SkatteFUNN on the likelihood ...
  • Portfolio choices, firm shocks, and uninsurable wage risk 

    Fagereng, Andreas; Guiso, Luigi; Pistaferri, Luigi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-04-06)
    Assessing the importance of uninsurable wage risk for individual financial choices faces two challenges. First, the identification of the marginal effect requires a measure of at least one component of risk that cannot be ...
  • Heterogeneity in Returns to Wealth and the Measurement of Wealth Inequality 

    Fagereng, Andreas; Guiso, Luigi; Malacrino, Davide; Pistaferri, Luigi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-05)
    Lacking a long time series on the assets of the very wealthy, Saez and Zucman (2015) use US tax records to obtain estimates of wealth holdings by capitalizing asset income from tax returns. They document marked upward ...
  • Firm-Related Risk and Precautionary Saving Response. 

    Fagereng, Andreas; Guiso, Luigi; Pistaferri, Luigi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-05-05)
    We propose a new approach to identify the strength of the precautionary motive and the extent of self-insurance in response to earnings risk based on Euler equation estimates. To address endogeneity problems, we use Norwegian ...
  • 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 ...

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