• Heterogeneity of the Carnegie Effect 

      Thoresen, Thor Olav; Bø, Erlend Eide (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-08-15)
      The Carnegie effect is the harm inherited wealth does to a recipient's work effort. Carnegie effect estimates are few, reflecting that such effects are hard to trace. Most previous studies rely on data from limited-size ...
    • How does temperature vary over time?: evidence on the stationary and fractal nature of temperature fluctuations 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Fortuna, Mariachiara; Moen, Sigmund Hov (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-20)
      The paper analyses temperature data from 96 selected weather stations world wide, and from reconstructed northern hemisphere temperature data over the last two millennia. Using a non‐parametric test, we find that the ...
    • Hvor likestilte er mor og far? Resultater fra en beslutningsmodell for familier med førskolebarn 

      Thoresen, Thor Olav; Vattø, Trine Engh (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Modeller som beskriver hvordan foreldre med førskolebarn responderer på endringer i familiepolitikken har så langt kun fokusert på morens arbeidstilbud. Underforstått er det dermed moren som er den alternative omsorgspersonen ...
    • The impacts of the EU ETS on Norwegian plants’ environmental and economic performance 

      Klemetsen, Marit Elisabeth; Rosendahl, Knut Einar; Jakobsen, Anja Lund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-02-28)
      This paper examines the impacts of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) on the environmental and economic performance of Norwegian plants. The ETS is regarded as the cornerstone climate policy in the EU and Norway, but ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Internal Migration and the Role of Intergenerational Family Ties and Life Events 

      Thomas, Michael J.; Dommermuth, Lars (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-14)
      Objective This article examines how the migration behavior of older parents and adult children might be influenced by the geographical configuration of nonresident family networks and the emergence of “linked” life events. ...
    • Job displacement and crime: Evidence from Norwegian register data 

      Rege, Mari; Skardhamar, Torbjørn; Telle, Kjetil Elias; Votruba, Mark E (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09)
      We estimate the job displacement effect on criminal behavior for young adult Norwegian men separated from their plant of employment during a mass layoff. Displaced workers experience a 20 percent increase in criminal charge ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • On the Effects of Linking Cap‑and‑Trade Systems for CO2 Emissions 

      Holtsmark, Bjart J; Weitzman, Martin L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-01-23)
      Linkage of national cap-and-trade systems is typically advocated by economists on a general analogy with the beneficial linkage of free-trade areas and on the specific grounds that linkage will ensure cost effectiveness ...
    • Optimal Climate Policy in the Presence of Another Country's Climate Policy 

      Kaushal, Kevin R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-25)
      The allowances in an emission trading system (ETS) are commonly allocated for free to the emission-intensive and trade-exposed sector, e.g., in the form of output-based allocation (OBA). Recently an approach combining OBA ...
    • 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 ...