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  • Labour Economics
  • Microeconometrics
Journal articles
  • Bratberg, Espen; Naz, Ghazala. 2014. Does paternity leave affect mothers' sickness absence? European Sociological Review. 30: 500-511. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcu058
  • Bratberg, Espen; Rieck, Karsten Marshall Elseth; Vaage, Kjell. 2014. Intergenerational Earnings Mobility and Divorce. Journal of Population Economics. 27: 1107-1126. doi: 10.1007/s00148-014-0515-y
  • Bratberg, Espen; Grasdal, Astrid. 2013. Dagens unge kan bli nødt til å jobbe 165 timer mer i året. Bergens Tidende. 2 pages. Published 2013-04-15.
  • Gjesdal, Sturla; Bratberg, Espen; Mæland, John Gunnar. 2011. Gender differences in disability after sickness absence with musculoskeletal disorders: five-year prospective study of 37,942 women and 26,307 men. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 12. 9 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-12-37
  • Bratberg, Espen; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell. 2010. Has job stability decreased? Population data from a small open economy. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 112: 163-183. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9442.2009.01598.x
  • Salvanes, Kjell G.; Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell. 2010. Has Job Stability Decreased? Population Data from a Small Open Economy. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 112: 163-183.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Gjesdal, Sturla; Mæland, John Gunnar. 2009. Sickness absence with psychiatric diagnoses: Individual and contextual predictors of permanent disability. Health and Place. 15: 308-314. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2008.06.004
  • Gjesdal, Sturla; Bratberg, Espen; Mæland, John Gunnar. 2009. Musculoskeletal impairments in the Norwegian working population: The prognostic role of diagnoses and socioeconomic status a prospective study of sickness absence and transition to disability pension. Spine. 34: 1519-1525. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181a8dee3
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2008. Job losses and child outcomes. Labour Economics. 15: 591-603. doi: 10.1016/j.labeco.2008.04.006
  • Bratberg, Espen; Tjøtta, Sigve. 2008. Income effects of divorce in families with dependent children. Journal of Population Economics. 21: 431-461. doi: 10.1007/s00148-005-0029-8
  • Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell. 2008. Job losses and child outcomes. Labour Economics. 15: 591-603.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Gjesdal, Sturla; Mæland, John Gunnar. 2007. Individual and contextual determinants of long-term sickness absence and disability pensioning with psychiatric diagnoses: population-based prospective cohort study. European Journal of Public Health. 17: 216-216. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckm1005
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2007. Trends in intergenerational mobility across offspring's earnings distribution in Norway. Industrial Relations. 46: 112-129. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-232X.2007.00459.x
  • Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell. 2007. Trends in intergenerational mobility across offspring's earnings distribution in Norway. Industrial Relations. 46: 112-129.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2005. Unemployment, labor force composition and sickness absence: a panel data study. Health Economics. 14: 1087-1101.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2005. Unemployment, labor force composition and sickness absence: a panel data study. Health Economics. 14: 1087-1101.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2005. Intergenerational earnings mobility in Norway: Levels and trends. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 107: 419-435.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2005. Intergenerational earnings mobility in Norway: level and trends. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 107: 419-435.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Tjøtta, Sigve; Øines, Torgeir. 2005. Do voluntary international environmental agreements work? Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 50: 583-597. doi: 10.1016
  • Holmås, Tor Helge; Bratberg, Espen; Baltagi, Badi. 2005. A panel data study of physicians' labor supply: The case of Norway. Health Economics. 14: 1035-1045. doi: 10.1002
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2004. Svingninger i sykefraværet: Er arbeidsledigheten avgjørende? Søkelys på arbeidsmarkedet. 21: 3-12.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2004. Svingninger i sykefraværet: Er arbeidsledigheten avgjørende? Søkelys på arbeidsmarkedet. 21: 3-12.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Thøgersen, Øystein. 2004. Assessing the effects of an early retirement program. Journal of Population Economics. 17: 387-408.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Thøgersen, Øystein. 2004. Assessing the effects of an early retirement program. Journal of Population Economics. 17: 387-408.
  • Gjesdal, Sturla; Bratberg, Espen. 2003. Diagnosis and duration of sickness absence as predictors for disability pension: Results from a three-year, multi-register based and prospective study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 31: 246-254.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Risa, Alf Erling. 2002. 'The double burden' - do combinations of career and family obligations increase sickness absence among women? European Sociological Review. 18: 233-249.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Grasdal, Astrid L.; Risa, Alf Erling. 2002. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 104: 147-171.
  • Gjesdal, Sturla; Bratberg, Espen. 2002. The role of gender in long-term sickness absence and transitions to permanent disability benefits: results from a multiregister based, prospective study in Norway 1990-1995. European Journal of Public Health. 12: 180-186.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Lommerud, Kjell Erik; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Risa, Alf Erling. 2001. Utdanning og etablering i arbeidsmarkedet. Søkelys på arbeidsmarkedet. 18: 3-8.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Risa, Alf Erling; Vaage, Kjell. 2001. Sosial utjevning og veksten i uføretrygden. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning. 4: 169-182.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2000. Hva kan forklare det økte sykefraværet? Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse. 3(5): 46-53.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2000. Hvorfor stiger sykefraværet i oppgangstider? HMT - Helsetjenesten Medisinsk Teknikk : helse, medisin, teknikk.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2000. Hva kan forklare det økte sykefraværet? Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse. 3(5): 46-53.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2000. Hvorfor stiger sykefraværet i oppgangstider? HMT - Helsetjenesten Medisinsk Teknikk : helse, medisin, teknikk.
  • Bratberg, Espen. 2000. Skaper fattige fedre. Dagbladet. Published 2000-01-25.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2000. Transitions from school to work and the early labour market experience. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 909-929.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2000. Transitions from school to work and the early labour market experience. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 909-929.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell. 2000. Spell durations with long unemployment insurance periods. Labour Economics. 7: 153-180.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell. 2000. Spell durations with long unemployment insurance periods. Labour Economics. 7: 153-180.
  • Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen. 2000. Hva kan forklare det økte sykefraværet? SNF Bulletin. 12(4): 4-7.
  • Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen. 2000. Hva kan forklare det økte sykefraværet? SNF Bulletin. 12(4): 4-7.
  • Tjøtta, Sigve; Bratberg, Espen. 2000. Skaper fattige fedre. Dagbladet. Published 2000-01-25.
  • Tjøtta, Sigve; Bratberg, Espen. 2000. Skaper fattige fedre. Dagbladet. Published 2000-01-25.
  • Bratberg, Espen. 1999. Disability Retirement in a Welfare State. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 101: 97-114.
  • Tjøtta, Sigve; Bratberg, Espen. 1999. Levekår i barnefamilier etter skilsmisse. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). Published 1999-02-06.
  • Tjøtta, Sigve; Bratberg, Espen. 1999. Anmeldt rapporten Levekår i barnefamilier etter skilsmisse. 2Foreldre.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S.; Bratberg, Espen; Risa, Alf Erling; Olsen, T. E. 1993. Dry chemistry in primary care. I. Operating conditions and financial considerations. Family Practice. 10: 124-130.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S.; Bratberg, Espen; Risa, Alf Erling; Olsen, T. E. 1993. Dry chemistry instruments on primary care. I. Operating conditions and financial considerations. Family Practice. 10: 124-130.
Reports and theses
  • Monstad, Karin; Bratberg, Espen. 2013. Worried sick? Worker Responses to a Financial Shock. Uni Rokkansenteret, notatserie, Bergen. 32 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Monstad, Karin. 2012. Worried sick? Worker responses to organizational turmoil. Insitutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 28 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2012. Is Recipiency of Disability Pension Hereditary? NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion papers. 10. Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen. 37 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2012. Is recipiency of disability pension hereditary? Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 37 pages.
  • Grasdal, Astrid; Bratberg, Espen; Andersland, Leroy; Holmås, Tor Helge. 2012. Veier til gradert eller full uførepensjon. Institutt for økonomi.
  • Monstad, Karin; Bratberg, Espen. 2011. Worried sick? Sickness absence during organizational turmoil. Uni Rokkansenteret, Bergen. 20 pages.
  • Vaage, Kjell; Bratberg, Espen; Rieck, Karsten M. E. 2011. Intergenerational Earnings Mobility and Divorce. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen. 25 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Islam, M. Kamrul; Vaage, Kjell. 2010. Teachers' sickness absence in primary schools: A panel data multilevel analysis. Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Norway. 30 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Naz, Ghazala. 2009. Does paternity leave affect mothers’ sickness absence? Working Papers in Economics. 6. Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway. 21 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Gjesdal, Sturla; Mæland, John Gunnar. 2007. Individual and contextual predictors of permanent disability after sickness absence with psychiatric diagnoses: Population based prospective cohort study. Working Papers in Social Insurance. 80. Institutt for Økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2007. Job losses and child outcomes. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 22 pages.
  • Grasdal, Astrid; Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell; Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Dahl, Svenn-åge. 2007. Kunnskapsoversikt om insentiv- og fordelingsvirkninger av trygdeordninger for midlertidig inntektssikring ved sykdom, rehabilitering, attføring og uførhet. Institutt for økonomi, UiB. 45 pages.
  • Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell. 2007. Job losses and child outcomes. 15. Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi, Norges Handelshøyskole, Bergen. 22 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell. 2006. Has job stability decreased in Norway? Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 27 pages.
  • Gjesdal, Sturla; Bratberg, Espen; Mæland, John Gunnar. 2006. Musculoskeletal impairments and disability among women and men in the Norwegian working population. A national multi-register based study 1997-2002. Helseøkonomi Bergen, Bergen.
  • Gjesdal, Sturla; Mæland, John Gunnar; Bratberg, Espen. 2006. Musculoskeletal impairments and disability among women and men in the Norwegian working population: a multi-register based study 1997-2002. Helseøkonomi i Bergen, Bergen. 26 pages.
  • Salvanes, Kjell G.; Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell. 2006. Has job stability decreased in Norway? 27. Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi, Norges Handelshøyskole, Bergen. 26 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2005. Intergenerational mobility: Trends across the earnings distribution. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 17 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2005. Intergenerational mobility : trends across the earnings distribution. 6. Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi, Norges Handelshøyskole, Bergen. 18 pages.
  • Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell. 2005. Intergenerational mobility: trends across the earnings distribution. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 17 pages.
  • Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Bratberg, Espen; Vaage, Kjell. 2005. Intergenerational mobility: trends across the earnings distribution. March. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Bonn. 22 pages.
  • Baltagi, Badi H.; Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge. 2003. A panel data study of physicians' labor supply: The case of Norway. Working Papers in Economics. 01/03. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 21 pages.
  • Baltagi, Badi H.; Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge. 2003. A panel data study of physicians labor supply: The case of Norway. CESifo Working Papers. 895. Center for Economic Studies, München. 21 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2003. Assessing changes in intergenerational earnings mobility. Discussion Paper Series. 797. Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn. 32 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Tjøtta, Sigve; Øines, Torgeir. 2003. Do voluntary international environmental agreements work? Working Papers in Economics. 06/03. Institutt for økonomi, UiB, Bergen. 26 pages.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2002. Unemployment, labour force composition and sickness absence. A panel data study. Working Papers in Social Insurance. 50. Gruppe for trygdeøkonomi, Institutt for økonomi, Bergen. 24 pages.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2002. Unemployment, labour force composition and sickness absence. A panel data study. Notatserie i helseøkonomi. 03/02. Program for helseøkonomi i Bergen (HEB), UiB, Bergen. 24 pages.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2002. Unemployment, labour force composition and sickness absence: a panel data study. Discussion Paper Series. 466. Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn. 24 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2002. Assessing changes in intergenerational earnings mobility. Working Papers in Economics. 26/02. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 22 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell. 2002. Assessing changes in intergenerational earnings mobility. Working Papers in Social Insurance. 54. Gruppe for trygdeøkonomi, Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 22 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Tjøtta, Sigve. 2002. Income effects of divorce in families with dependent children. Working Papers in Social Insurance. 53. Gruppe for trygdeøkonomi, Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 27 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Tjøtta, Sigve. 2002. Income effects of divorce in families with dependent children. Working Papers in Economics. 20/02. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 27 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Holgersen, Lars P.; Vårdal, Erling. 2001. Explaining off-farm labour supply: The importance of income. SEFOS Notat. 9-2001. Senter for samfunnsforskning (SEFOS), Bergen. 14 pages.
  • Gjesdal, Sturla; Bratberg, Espen. 2001. Diagnosis and duration in sickness-absence as predictors for disability pension. Working Papers in Social Insurance. 47. Gruppe for trygdeøkonomi, Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 27 pages.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2000. Sickness absence over the business cycle. Working Papers in Economics. 04/00. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 41 pages.
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 2000. Sickness absence over the business cycle. Working Paper. 0400. Institutt for økonomi, Institutt for økonomi, UiB. 41 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Grasdal, Astrid L.; Risa, Alf Erling. 2000. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. Working Papers in Economics. 17/00. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 30 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Grasdal, Astrid Louise; Risa, Alf Erling. 2000. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. Working Paper. 1700. Institutt for økonomi, Institutt for økonomi, UiB. 30 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Thøgersen, Øystein. 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs. Institutt for økonomi, Institutt for økonomi, UiB. 18 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Thøgersen, Øystein. 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 18 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Risa, Alf Erling. 2000. Insentivvirkninger i helserelaterte trygdeordninger. Rapport nr 14. Gruppe for trygdeøkonomi, Institutt for økonomi, UiB.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Risa, Alf Erling. 2000. Insentivvirkninger i helserelaterte trygdeordninger. Rapport nr 14. Gruppe for trygdeøkonomi; Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen.
  • Thøgersen, Øystein; Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge. 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs. 10. Stiftelsen for samfunns- og næringslivsforskning, SNF, Bergen. 18 pages.
  • Thøgersen, Øystein; Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge. 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs. 4. Norges Handelshøyskole, Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi, Bergen. 18 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Legernes, Lars Einar; Vårdal, Erling. 1999. From Fixers to Floaters: An Empirical Analysis of the Decline in Fixed Exchange Rate Regimes 1973-1995. DUPI working papers. 1599. Institutt for økonomi, Institutt for økonomi. 24 pages.
  • Tjøtta, Sigve; Bratberg, Espen. 1999. Levekår i barnefamilier etter skilsmisse. SNF-rapport. 1. SNF Bergen. 49 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Risa, Alf Erling. 1998. Kvinners sykefravær. Rappporter i trygdeserien. 12. Institutt for økonomi. 53 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Risa, Alf Erling. 1998. "The double burden" - Are modern females overworked by career and family? Working Paper. 1698. Institutt for økonomi. 32 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Nilsen, Øivind Anti. 1998. Transitions from school to work: Search time and job duration. Working Paper. 1998. Institutt for økonomi. 28 pages.
  • Holmås, Tor Helge; Bratberg, Espen. 1998. Tidligpensjonering. En empirisk analyse. Rapport i trygdeserien. 11. Institutt for økonomi. 60 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen. 1996. Incentives in social insurance. Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Bergen. 155 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen. 1996. Sickness duration and disability eligibility. Working Paper. 0996. [Mangler utgivernavn]. 36 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Kjell, Vaage. 1996. Spell durations with long unemployment insurance period. Working Paper. 0196. [Mangler utgivernavn]. 22 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen. 1994. Short run exits from long term sickness. Working Paper. [Mangler utgivernavn].
  • Bratberg, Espen; Risa, Alf Erling. 1992. Technological diffusion trough profit seeking and epidemic information processes. Working Paper. 7. [Mangler utgivernavn], Bergen Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen.
Book sections
  • Bratberg, Espen; Salvanes, Kjell G.; Vaage, Kjell. 2006. Avtakande jobbstabilitet i Noreg? faglig_bok_forlag, pages 19-34. In:
    • 2006. Arbeidsliv i omstilling. Fagbokforlaget. 18 pages.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell. 2006. Avtakande jobbstabilitet i Noreg? Kapittel 2, pages 19-34. In:
    • Heum, Per; Nesheim, Torstein; Nordhaug, Odd; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar. 2006. Arbeidsliv i omstilling. Fagbokforlaget. 225 pages. ISBN: 82-450-0398-0.
  • Bratberg, Espen; Grasdal, Astrid L.; Risa, Alf Erling. 2001. Økonomisk evaluering av rehabiliteringstiltak. 137-156. In:
    • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Haug, Kjell. 2001. Helse, økonomi og politikk: Utfordringer for det norske helsevesenet. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN: 82-02-21247-2.
  • Grasdal, Astrid L.; Bratberg, Espen; Risa, Alf Erling. 2001. Økonomisk evaluering av rehabiliteringstiltak. 137-156. In:
    • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Haug, Kjell. 2001. Helse, økonomi og politikk: Utfordringer for det norske helsevesenet. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN: 82-02-21247-2.
  • Thøgersen, Øystein; Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge. 1998. Økonomiske incentiver og tidligpensjonering. faglig_bok_institusjon, pages 387-418. In:
    • 1998. Norges offentlige utredninger: Fleksibel pensjonering. Vedlegg 1. 19. 32 pages.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

SELECTED INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Intergenerational correlation in disability benefits recipiency. Oxford Economic Papers, forthcoming (with Øivind A Nilsen and Kjell Vaage)

Does paternity leave affect mothers' sickness absence? European Sociological Review, forthcoming (with Ghazala Naz). doi: 10.1093/esr/jcu058

Intergenerational Earnings Mobility and Divorce. Journal of Population Economics, 27(4), 2014, 1107-1126 (with Karsten Rieck and Kjell Vaage). Online version: http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00148-014-0515-y

Gender differences in disability after sickness absence with musculoskeletal disorders. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 12 (37), 2011, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/12/37. (With Sturla Gjesdal and John G Mæland)

Has job stability decreased? Population data from a small open economy. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 112 (1), 163-183, 2010. (With Kjell G Salvanes and Kjell Vaage)

Musculoskeletal impairments in the Norwegian working population: the prognostic role of diagnoses and socioeconomic status. A prospective study of sickness absence and transition to disability pension. Spine, 34(14), 2009, 1519-1525. (With Sturla Gjesdal and John G Mæland.) 

Sickness absence with psychiatric diagnoses: Individual and contextual predictors of permanent disability. Health and Place, 15(1), 2009, 308-314. (With Sturla Gjesdal and John G Mæland.)   

Job losses and child outcomes. Labour Economics, 15, 2008, 591-603. (With Øivind A Nilsen and Kjell Vaage.)  

Income effects of divorce in families with dependent children. Journal of Population Economics, 21(2), 2008, 439-461. (With Sigve Tjøtta) 

Trends in intergenerational mobility across offspring's earnings distribution in Norway. Industrial Relations, 46(1), 2007, 112-129. (With Øivind A. Nilsen and Kjell Vaage.) 

Do voluntary international environmental agreements work? Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 50(3), 2005, 583-597. (With Sigve Tjøtta and Torgeir Øines.) 

Intergenerational earnings mobility in Norway: Levels and trends. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 107(3), 2005, 419-435. (With Øivind A. Nilsen and Kjell Vaage.) 

Unemployment, labor force composition and sickness absence: A panel data study. Health Economics, 14(11), 2005, 1087-1101. (With Jan Erik Askildsen and Øivind Anti Nilsen.) 

A panel data study of physicians' labor supply: The case of Norway. Health Economics, 14 (10), 2005, 1035-1045. (With Badi H. Baltagi and Tor Helge Holmås.) 

Assessing the effects of an early retirement program. Journal of Population Economics, 17(3), 2004, 387 - 408. (With Tor Helge Holmås and Øystein Thøgersen.) 

Diagnosis and duration in sick-absence as predictors for disability pension. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 31(3), 2003, 246-254. (With Sturla Gjesdal.) 

The role of gender in long-term sickness absence and transition to permanent disability benefits. Results from a multiregister based, prospective study in Norway 1990-1995. European Journal of Public Health,  12(3), 2002, 180-186. (With Sturla Gjesdal.) 

'The double burden' - Do combinations of career and family obligations increase sickness absence among women? European Sociological Review, 18(2), 2002, 233-249. (With Svenn-Åge Dahl and Alf Erling Risa.) 

Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 104 (1), 147-171, 2002. (With Astrid Grasdal and Alf Erling Risa.) 

Transitions from school to work: Search time and job duration. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 62, 2000, 909-929. (With Øivind Anti Nilsen.) 

Spell durations with long unemployment insurance periods. Labour Economics, 7 (2),  153-180, 2000. (With Kjell Vaage.) 

Disability retirement in a welfare state. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 101(1), 1999, 97-114. 

WORK IN PROGRESS

Worried sick? Worker responses to organizational turmoil (with Karin Monstad). Dept of Economics Working Paper 08-2012. Revise and resubmit in Labour Economics

Variation in sickness absenteeism between the primary school teachers in Norway: A panel data multilevel analysis (with Tor Helge Holmås, Kamrul Islam and Kjell Vaage). Dept of Economics Working Paper 01-2010

Timing of high school tracking and high school dropout (with Kjell G Salvanes and Kjell Vaage) 

  • 1996 Dr polit (PhD), University of Bergen
  • 2004 Professor of Economics, University of Bergen