• 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Public acceptance and willingness to pay cost-effective taxes on red meat and city traffic in Norway 

      Grimsrud, Kristine; Lindhjem, Henrik; Sem, Ingvild Vestre; Rosendahl, Knut Einar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The Norwegian Green Tax Commission proposes inter alia cost-effective taxes on red meat and city traffic to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution. Implementation requires public support, but the acceptance ...
    • Public R&D support and firm performance: A multivariate dose-response analysis 

      Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Raknerud, Arvid; Iancu, Diana-Christina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      We analyse all the major sources of direct and indirect research and development (R&D) support to the business enterprise sector in a single country, Norway, for the period 2002–2013, treating the financial support for R&D ...
    • Refunding emission payments: Output-based versus expenditure-based refunding 

      Hagem, Cathrine; Hoel, Michael; Sterner, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      We analyse two mechanism designs for refunding emission payments to polluting firms: output-based refunding (OBR) and expenditure-based refunding (EBR). In both instruments, emission fees are returned to the polluting ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Structural labour supply models and microsimulation 

      Aaberge, Rolf; Colombino, Ugo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The purpose of the paper is to provide a discussion of the various approaches for accounting for labour supply responses in microsimulation models. The paper focus attention on two methodologies for modelling labour supply: ...
    • Taxing Consumption to Mitigate Carbon Leakage 

      Kaushal, Kevin Raj; Rosendahl, Knut Einar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Unilateral actions to reduce CO2 emissions could lead to carbon leakage such as relocation of emission-intensive and trade-exposed industries (EITE). To mitigate such leakage, countries often supplement an emissions trading ...
    • The Consumption Euler Equation or the Keynesian Consumption Function? 

      Boug, Pål; Cappelen, Ådne; Jansen, Eilev S; Swensen, Anders Rygh (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...