• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Predicting the path of labor supply responses when state dependence matters. 

      Vattø, Trine Engh; Jia, Zhiyang (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The standard labor supply model ignores possible inertia originating from individuals’ previous labor supply decisions and assumes immediate adjustments to policy reforms. In this study we develop a model where past labor ...
    • Validation of the discrete choice labor supply model by methods of the new tax responsiveness literature 

      Thoresen, Thor Olav; Vattø, Trine Engh (Journal article, 2015-09-12)
      The static structural discrete choice labor supply model continues to be a workhorse in the process of policy-making, extensively used by policy-makers to predict labor supply effects of changes in the personal income tax ...