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  • The road to a low emission society: Costs of interacting climate regulations 

    Bye, Brita; Kaushal, Kevin R.; Rosnes, Orvika; Turner, Karen; Yonezawa, Hidemichi (Discussion Paper;No. 972, Working paper, 2021-12)
    Transportation is one of the main contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. Climate regulations on transportation are often a mix of sector-specific regulations and economy-wide measures (such as emission pricing). In this ...
  • Marriage before children? First family formation among the children of immigrants in Norway 

    Holland, Jennifer A.; Wiik, Kenneth Aarskaug (Discussion Paper;No. 973, Working paper, 2021-12)
    Differences in the timing and pathway into family life provide insights into the social distance between majority and immigrant-background groups. Increasing similarity in these processes across immigrant generations may ...
  • Selection in Surveys 

    Dutz, Deniz; Huitfeldt, Ingrid; Lacouture, Santiago; Mogstad, Magne; Torgovitsky, Alexander; Dijk, Winnie van (Discussion Paper;No. 971, Working paper, 2021-12)
    We evaluate how nonresponse affects conclusions drawn from survey data and consider how researchers can reliably test and correct for nonresponse bias. To do so, we examine a survey on labor market conditions during the ...
  • School value-added and longterm student outcomes 

    Kirkebøen, Lars J. (Discussion Paper;No. 970, Working paper, 2021-11)
    Several recent studies find that interventions in schools can have important lasting consequences for students, and that schools differ in their contribution to students' learning. However, there is less research investigating ...
  • Alternatives to paying child benefit to the rich: means testing or higher tax? 

    Thoresen, Thor O.; Apps, Patricia; Rees, Ray; Vattø, Trine E. (Discussion Paper;No. 969, Working paper, 2021-11)
    The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 implies that the US is effectively moving towards a general child benefit. However, the amount paid out is dependent on income, similar to schemes in several other countries. In the ...
  • Origin and residential influences on the first partnership choices of the children of immigrants in Norway 

    Wiik, Kenneth Aarskaug; Holland, Jennifer A. (Discussion Paper;No. 968, Working paper, 2021-11)
    Using Norwegian register data on migrant-background individuals born 1985 to 2001 who were either native born or who immigrated as children or teens, in combination with data from the World Marriage Database, we investigate ...
  • The empirical modelling of house prices and debt revisited: A policy-oriented perspective 

    Boug, Pål; Hungnes, Håvard; Takamitsu, Kurita (Discussion Paper;No. 967, Working paper, 2021-11)
    The recent boom in house prices in many countries during the Covid-19 pandemic and the possibility of household financial distress are of concern among some central banks. We revisit the empirical modelling of house prices ...
  • Green technology policies versus carbon pricing: An intergenerational perspective 

    Rausch, Sebastian; Yonezawa, Hidemichi (Discussion Paper;No. 965, Working paper, 2021-10)
    Technology policy is the most widespread form of climate policy and is often preferred over seemingly efficient carbon pricing. We propose a new explanation for this observation: gains that predominantly accrue to households ...
  • Empirical modelling of internal migration and commuting flows for economic regions in Norway 

    Kornstad, Tom; Skjerpen, Terje; Stambøl, Lasse S. (Discussion Paper;No. 966, Working paper, 2021-10)
    This paper provides empirical results for internal migration and commuting flows using panel data for 89 economic regions in Norway for the years 2001-2014. The emphasis is on the potential effects of different incentive ...
  • A wealth tax at work 

    Thoresen, Thor O.; Ring, Marius A. K.; Nygård, Odd E.; Epland, Jon (Discussion Paper;No. 960, Working paper, 2021-08)
    Over the past decade, the question of whether and how to tax household wealth has risen to the forefront of policy debates across the world. Norway belongs to only a handful of countries that (still) levy an annual net ...
  • Internal labor markets: A worker flow approach 

    Huitfeldt, Ingrid; Kostøl, Andreas R.; Nimczik, Jan; Weber, Andrea (Discussion Paper;No. 961, Working paper, 2021-08)
    This paper develops a new method to study how workers’ career and wage profiles are shaped by internal labor markets (ILM) and job hierarchies in firms. Our paper tackles the conceptual challenge of organizing jobs within ...
  • Time to spare and too much care: Congestion and overtreatment at the maternity ward 

    Bensnes, Simon (Discussion Paper;No. 963, Working paper, 2021-09)
    Identifying the causal effect of resource use on health outcomes is generally complicated by endogenous supply and demand adjustments. This paper tackles these issues in the setting of the maternity ward using the number ...
  • Plausible futures for the Norwegian Offshore Energy Sector: Business as Usual, Harvest or Rebuild? 

    Stoknes, Per Espen; Aslaksen, Iulie; Goluke, Ulrich; Randers, Jørgen; Garnåsjordet, Per Arild (Discussion Paper;No. 958, Working paper, 2021-08)
    The global energy transition from fossil to low-carbon energy challenges the future of the Norwegian petroleum sector, a major factor in the country’s economy, now facing financial climate risk and longterm declining demand, ...
  • Welfare effects of tax policy change when there are choice restrictions on labour supply 

    Jia, Zhiyang; Thoresen, Thor O. (Discussion Paper;No. 959, Working paper, 2021-08)
    Information about individual choices of heterogeneous agents. Results can for example be used to describe the distributional effects of tax policy change, such as the effects on changes in money metric utility – distributions ...
  • Endogenous preferences and environmental policy 

    Storrøsten, Halvor Briseid (Discussion Paper;No. 964, Working paper, 2021-10)
    This paper investigates environmental policy in the presence of endogenous preferences. The optimal time trajectory is achieved if and only if the consumer is perfectly time-consistent. The suboptimal trajectories do not ...
  • The resource rent in Norwegian aquaculture 1984-2020: Calculations applying the National Accounts 

    Greaker, Mads; Lindholt, Lars (Discussion Paper;No. 962, Working paper, 2021-08)
    Extraordinarily high returns in a sector based on the extraction of a natural resource can be referred to as resource rents. This study uses the National Accounts and the definitions of the System of Environmental-Economic ...
  • Family composition and transitions into long-term care services among the elderly 

    Syse, Astri; Artamonova, Alyona; Thomas, Michael; 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 ...
  • Emission targets and coalition options for a small, ambitious country: An analysis of welfare costs and distributional impacts for Norway 

    Fæhn, Taran; Yonezawa, Hidemichi (Discussion Paper;No. 956, Working paper, 2021-05)
    We theoretically and numerically analyse the impacts for a small, open country with carbon abatement ambitions of joining a coalition with allowance trading. Besides welfare impacts for both the coalition and the small, ...
  • A two-stage pooled panel data estimator of demand elasticities 

    Brasch, Thomas von; Raknerud, Arvid (Discussion Paper;No. 951, Working paper, 2021-04)
    In a seminal paper, Feenstra (1994) developed an instrumental variable estimator which is becoming increasingly popular for estimating demand elasticities. Soderbery (2015) extended this estimator and created a routine ...
  • Didactic methods and small-group instruction for low-performing adolescents in mathematics: Results from a randomized controlled trial 

    Kirkebøen, Lars J.; Gunnes, Trude; Lindenskov, Lena; Rønning, Marte (Discussion Paper;No. 957, Working paper, 2021-06)
    Can high-dosage tutoring help low-performing adolescents? We implement a randomized experiment to test a twofold intervention: A teacher training program customized for instructing 8th graders who perform poorly in mathematics ...

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