• 29 recommendations to combat social inequalities in health. The Norwegian Council on Social Inequalities in Health 

      Arntzen, Annett; Bøe, Tormod; Dahl, Espen; Drange, Nina Eirin; Eikemo, Terje Andreas; Elstad, Jon Ivar; Fosse, Elisabeth; Krokstad, Steinar; Syse, Astri; Sletten, Mira Aaboten; Strand, Bjørn Heine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      All political parties in Norway agree that social inequalities in health comprise a public health problem and should be reduced. Against this background, the Council on Social Inequalities in Health has taken action to ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • A brief overview of methods for synthetic data for official statistics 

      Steinbakk, Gunnhildur Högnadóttir; Langsrud, Øyvind; Løland, Anders (NR-notat;, Research report, 2020-07-01)
      The access of quality data is valuable, and there is an increased attention to sharing data within the public sector and to other actors. Synthesising the data can be a way that satisfies both the requirements of preserving ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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: ...
    • Did OPEC change its behaviour after the November 2014 meeting? 

      Boug, Pål; Cappelen, Ådne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      We analyse the behaviour of OPEC as a group by formulating a theoretical model that encompasses the perfect competition model and various forms of the imperfect competition model. By confronting the theoretical model with ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Economy of the North - ECONOR 2020 

      Glomsrød, Solveig; Duhaime, Gérard; Aslaksen, Iulie (Statistiske analyser;, Research report, 2021-05)
    • Educational differences in cohort fertility across sub-national regions in Europe 

      Nisén, Jessica; Klüsener, Sebastian; Dahlberg, Johan; Dommermuth, Lars; Jasilioniene, Aiva; Kreyenfeld, Michaela; Lappegård, Trude; Peng, Li; Martikainen, Pekka; Neels, Karel; Riederer, Bernhard; Riele, Saskia te; Szabó, Laura; Trimarchi, Alessandra; Viciana, Francisco; Wilson, Ben; Myrskylä, Mikko (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Educational differences in female cohort fertility vary strongly across high-income countries and over time, but knowledge about how educational fertility differentials play out at the sub-national regional level is limited. ...
    • 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, ...
    • Environmental Sustainability Perspectives of the Nordic Diet 

      Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Trolle, Ellen; Eneroth, Hanna; Fogelholm, Mikael; Ydersbond, Trond Arild; Birgisdottir, Bryndis Eva (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      "The Nordic diet” is an umbrella term that compasses any interpretation that combines Food-Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDGs) with local Nordic foods. The five Nordic countries have collaborated on Nordic Nutrition Recommendations ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Færre med store barneflokker – Hvilken betydning har endringer i kvinners arbeidstid for nedgangen i fødselstallene? 

      Dommermuth, Lars; Kornstad, Tom; Lappegård, Trude (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Andelen kvinner med minst tre barn har gått ned de siste tiårene i Norge, også blant grupper som vanligvis har fått mange barn. Samtidig har kvinnene i økende grad gått over fra å arbeide deltid til heltid. Vi undersøker ...