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    • 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 ...
    • 50$/fat - hva har Norge da råd til? 

      Holmøy, Erling; Heide, Kim Massey (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2006)
      Mye tyder på at forventningene om den langsiktige realprisen på olje kan ha doblet seg til rundt 50$/fat i løpet av de siste par år. I så fall har Norge fått nesten halvannen ekstra petroleumsformue sammenlignet med hva ...
    • A behavioral two-sex marriage model 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Brunborg, Helge; Flaatten, Ane S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2001)
      In this paper we propose a particular marriage model, i.e., a model for the number of marriages for each age combination as a function of the vectors of the number of single men and women in each age group. The model is ...
    • A framework for analyzing rank ordered data with application to automobile demand 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Liu, Gang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009)
      In this paper we develop a general random utility framework for analyzing data on individuals' rank orderings. Specifically, we show that in the case with 3 alternatives one can express the probability of a particular rank ...
    • Accounting for family background when designing optimal income taxes: a microeconometric simulation analysis 

      Aaberge, Rolf; Colombino, Ugo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      The purpose of this paper is to introduce and adopt a generalised version of Roemer's (1998) Equality of Opportunity (EOp) framework, which we call extended EOp, for analysing second-best optimal income taxation. Unlike ...
    • Arbeidstidsønsker i småbarnsfasen : hvordan tolke ønsker om kortere arbeidstid? 

      Kitterød, Ragni Hege (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      Forskere i mange land argumenterer for at studier av arbeidstid bør suppleres med studier av arbeidstidspreferanser. Dette vil gi en bedre forståelse av folks trivsel og velferd, samtidig som det gir et bedre grunnlag for ...
    • Arbeidstilbudet hvor mye er det å hente? 

      Cappelen, Ådne; Svendsen, Ingvild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1998)
      Yrkesprosenten i Norge er høy, både i et historisk og internasjonalt perspektiv. De sysselsatte i Norge jobber imidlertid relativt få timer. Mens yrkesprosenten for menn (25-54 år) er på linje med andre land, har ...
    • Are Carbon Prices Redundant in the 2030 EU Climate and Energy Policy Package? 

      Aune, Finn Roar; Golombek, Rolf (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      In 2018, an agreement between the key EU institutions—the Commission, the European Parliament, and the European Council—was reached after a long-lasting discourse over the 2030 EU climate and energy policy package. This ...
    • Assessing income tax perturbations 

      Christiansen, Vidar; Jia, Zhiyang; Thoresen, Thor Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      We present a scheme for analysing income tax perturbations, applied to a real Norwegian tax reform during 2016–2018. The framework decomposes the reform into a structural reform part and a tax level effect. The former ...
    • Asset market participation and portfolio choice over the life-cycle 

      Fagereng, Andreas; Gottlieb, Charles; Guiso, Luigi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-20)
      Using error‐free data on life‐cycle portfolio allocations of a large sample of Norwegian households, we document a double adjustment as households age: a rebalancing of the portfolio composition away from stocks as they ...
    • Assimilation effects on poverty among immigrants in Norway 

      Galloway, Taryn Ann; Aaberge, Rolf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      This paper discusses the question of whether or not the high incidence of poverty among immigrants in Norway persists even after immigrants have been in the country for a long period, i.e. after they have had the opportunity ...
    • Avoiding adverse employment effects from electricity taxation in Norway: What does it cost? 

      Bjertnæs, Geir Haakon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Welfare analyses of energy taxes typically show that systems with uniform rates perform better than differentiated systems. However, most western countries include some exemptions for their energyintensive export industries ...
    • Axiomatic characterization of the Gini coefficient and Lorenz curve orderings 

      Aaberge, Rolf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2001)
      This paper is concerned with distributions of income and the ordering of related Lorenz curves. By introducing appropriate preference relations on the set of Lorenz curves, two alternative axiomatic characterizations of ...
    • Axiomatization of stochastic models for choice under uncertainty 

      Dagsvik, John K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008)
      This paper develops a theory of probabilistic models for risky choices. This theory can be viewed as an extension of the expected utility theory. One probabilistic version of the Archimedean Axiom and two versions of the ...
    • Baby booming inequality? Demographic change and earnings inequality in Norway, 1967–2000 

      Almås, Ingvild; Havnes, Tarjei; Mogstad, Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      In this paper, we demonstrate how age-adjusted inequality measures can be used to evaluate whether changes in inequality over time are due to changes in the age-structure. To this end, we use administrative data on earnings ...
    • Betydningen av motløshet for yrkesdeltaking 

      Dagsvik, John K.; Kornstad, Tom; Skjerpen, Terje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      Motløse arbeidere kjennetegnes ved at de søker arbeid i oppgangskonjukturer mens de trekker seg ut av arbeidsmarkedet når tidene blir dårligere og det er vanskelig å finne nytt arbeid. De representerer dermed en skjult ...
    • Birds of a feather flock together’: the impact of choice of spouse on family labor income inequality 

      Aslaksen, Iulie; Wennemo, Tom; Aaberge, Rolf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      This paper analyzes to what extent the rise in women's labor force participation has led to ‘flocking together’, i.e. whether women with high labor income tend to be married to men with high labor income, or vice versa. ...
    • Boligpriser, førstegangsetablering og kredittilgang 

      Borgersen, Trond-Arne; Sommervoll, Dag Einar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2006)
      I denne artikkelen diskuterer vi norske husholdningers og kredittinstitusjoners tilpasning i boligmarkedet de siste 20 årene. Bildet vi tegner er forenelig med en ramme knyttet til boligmarkedssykler som, etter at et ...
    • Bruttoprodukt - et overforbrukt begrep 

      Holmøy, Erling; Todsen, Steinar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      Artikkelen argumenterer for: 1) Begrepet bruttoprodukt i faste priser er problematisk som mål på produsert kvantum i enkeltnæringer. Her brukes det for ofte på bekostning av begrepet produksjon. En konsekvent produksjonsmåling ...
    • Buy to let housing investors in the Nordic countries 

      Bø, Erlend Eide (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The last few decades have seen high population and housing price growth in the Nordic capital cities. The high prices have led to concerns about affordability of housing and unsustainable mortgage levels. Policy makers and ...