• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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: ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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: ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...