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Arild Aakvik

Professor
  • E-mailArild.Aakvik@uib.no
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    Fosswinckelsgate 14
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    414
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 BERGEN

To download published articles see: HomepageSelected publications:

12 of the publications are UHR level 2:

  • 22. "Does Free Public Health Care Increase Utilization and Reduce Spending? Heterogeneity and Long-Term Effects." World Development, 101, 2018, pp. 334-350. With Peter Hangoma (first author) and Bjarne Robberstad. (UHR level 2 - Development Studies).
  • 21. "Productivity dynamics, performance feedback and group incentives in a sales organization." Labour Economics, 46, pp. 110–117, 2017. With Frank Hansen and Gaute Torsvik. (UHR Level 2 - Economics). DOI information: 10.1016/j.labeco.2016.12.003
  • 20. "Health Shocks and Household Welfare in Zambia: An Assessment of Changing Risk." Journal of International Development, 30 (5), 790-817, 2017. With Peter Hangoma (first author) and Bjarne Robberstad. (UHR level 1 - Development Studies).
  • 19. "Explaining changes in child health inequality in the run up to the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): The case of Zambia." PLOS ONE. February 2017. With Peter Hangoma (first author) and Bjarne Robberstad. (UHR level 1 - Mathematics and Natural Sciences).
  • 18. "Prioritization and the Elusive Effect on Welfare – A Norwegian Health Care Reform Revisited," Social Science and Medicine, 128, pp. 290–300, March 2015. With Tor Helge Holmås and Egil Kjerstad. (UHR Level 2 - Health Science).
  • 17. "Intergenerational Earnings Mobility Revisited: Estimates Based on Lifetime Earnings." Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 114(1), pp 1-23, 2012. With Øivind Anti Nilsen, Kjell Vaage, and Karl Åge Jacobsen. (UHR Level 2 - Economics).
  • 16. "Do Collective Actions Clear Common Air? The Effect of International Environmental Protocols on Sulphur Emissions." European Journal of Political Economy, 27, pp 343-351, 2011. With Sigve Tjøtta. (UHR Level 1 - Economics).
  • 15. "Overworked? The relationship between workload and health worker performance in rural Tanzania." Journal of Health Economics, 29, pp 686-698, 2010. With Ottar Mæstad and Gaute Torsvik. (UHR Level 2 - Health Science).
  • 14. "Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education using an education reform." European Economic Review, 54, pp 483-500, 2010. With Kjell Gunnar Salvanes and Kjell Vaage. (UHR Level 2 - Economics).
  • 13. "Does variation in general practitioner (GP) practice matter for the length of sick leave? A multilevel analysis based on Norwegian GP--patient data." Social Science and Medicine, 70, pp 1590-1598, 2010. With Tor Helge Holmås and M. Kamrul Islam. (UHR Level 2 - Health Science).
  • 12. "Variation in practice: A questionnaire survey of how congruence in attitudes between doctors and patients influence referral decisions." Medical Decision Making, 28, pp. 262-268, 2008. With Benedicte Carlsen and Ole Frithjof Norheim. (UHR Level 1 - Health Science).
  • 11. "Access to Primary Health Care and Health Outcomes: The Relationships between GP Characteristics and Mortality Rates." Journal of Health Economics, 25, 1139-1153, 2006. With Tor Helge Holmås. (UHR Level 2 - Health Science).
  • 10. "Patient involvement in clinical decision-making: The effect of GP attitude on patient satisfaction." Health Expectations, 9, pp. 148-157, 2006. With Benedicte Carlsen. (UHR Level 1 - Health Science).
  • 9. "Transitions to employment from labour market enterprises in Norway." International Journal of Social Welfare, 15: 121-130, 2006. With Svenn-Åge Dahl. (UHR Level 2 - Health and Social Science).
  • 8. "Late careers and career exits in Norway." In H.-P. Blossfeld, S. Buchholz and D. Hofäcker (eds): Globalization, Uncertainty and Late Careers in Society. London: Routledge, 235-254, 2006. With Kjell Vaage and Svenn-Åge Dahl.
  • 7. "Educational Attainment and Family Background." German Economic Review, 6(3), pp. 377-394, 2005. With Kjell G. Salvanes and Kjell Vaage. (UHR Level 1 - Economics).r />
  • 6. "Estimating treatment effects for discrete outcomes when responses to treatment vary: an application to Norwegian vocational rehabilitation programs." Journal of Econometrics, 125(1-2), pp. 15-51, 2005. With JJ Heckman and EJ Vytlacil. (UHR Level 2 - Economics).
  • 5. "Estimating the employment effects of education for disabled workers in Norway." Empirical Economics 28(3), pp. 515-533, 2003. (UHR Level 1 - Economics). Reprinted in (ed.) Badi Baltagi, Panel Data, Theory and Applications, Physica-Verlag, A Springer-Verlag Company, 2004.
  • 4. "A low-key social insurance reform - effects of multidisciplinary outpatient treatment for back pain patients in Norway." Journal of Health Economics, 22(5), pp. 747-762, 2003. With TH Holmås and E Kjerstad. (UHR Level 2 - Health Science).
  • 3. "Skill formation among vocational rehabilitation clients - public policy versus private incentives." Education Economics, 11(3), pp. 219-237, 2003. With Egil Kjerstad. (UHR Level 1 - Education).
  • 2. "Bounding a matching estimator: the case of a Norwegian training program." Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 63(1), pp. 115-143, 2001. (UHR Level 2 - Economics). Becker and Caliendo (2007) has written a Stata program for this estimator.
  • 1. "Three training parameters within a semiparametric factor model." Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute, 52 (Conference Journal), pp. 461-464, 1999. With JJ Heckman and EJ Vytlacil.
Academic article
  • 2017. Productivity dynamics, performance feedback and group incentives in a sales organization. Labour Economics. 110-117.
  • 2017. Health Shocks and Household Welfare in Zambia: An Assessment of Changing Risk. Journal of International Development. 790-817.
  • 2017. Explaining changes in child health inequality in the run up to the 2015 millennium development goals (MDGs): The case of Zambia. PLOS ONE. 1-21.
  • 2017. Does Free Public Health Care Increase Utilization and Reduce Spending? Heterogeneity and Long-Term Effects. World Development. 334-350.
  • 2015. Prioritization and the elusive effect on welfare - A Norwegian health care reform revisited. Social Science and Medicine. 290-300.
  • 2012. Intergenerational earnings mobility revisited: estimates based on lifetime earnings. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 1-23.
  • 2011. Do collective actions clear common air? The effect of international environmental protocols on sulphur emissions. European Journal of Political Economy. 343-351.
  • 2010. Overworked? On the relationship between workload and health worker performance. Journal of Health Economics. 686-698.
  • 2010. Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education using an education reform. European Economic Review. 483-500.
  • 2010. Does variation in general practitioner (GP) practice matter for the length of sick leave? A multilevel analysis based on Norwegian GP-patient data. Social Science and Medicine. 1590-1598.
  • 2008. Variation in practice: A questionnaire survey of how congruence in attitudes between doctors and patients influences referral decisions. Medical decision making. 262-268.
  • 2006. Transitions to employment from labour market enterprises in Norway. International Journal of Social Welfare. 121-130.
  • 2006. Patient involvement in clinical decision making: the effect of GP attitude on patient satisfaction. Health Expectations.
  • 2006. Access to Primary Health Care and Health Outcomes: The Relationships between GP Characteristics and Mortality Rates. Journal of Health Economics. 1139-1153.
  • 2005. Estimating treatment effects for discrete outcomes when responses to treatment vary: an application to Norwegian vocational rehabilitation programs. Journal of Econometrics. 15-51.
  • 2005. Educational Attainment and Family Budget Constraints. The German Economic Review. 377-394.
  • 2005. Educational Attainment and Family Background. The German Economic Review. 377-394.
  • 2004. [Anmeldelse] Peder Martin Lysestøl og Eilef A. Meland. Velferdsstatens økonomi. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift. 103-108.
  • 2003. Skill formation among vocational rehabilitation clients - public policy vs private incentives. Education Economics. 219-237.
  • 2003. Estimating the employment effects of education for disabled workers in Norway. Empirical Economics. 515-533.
  • 2003. A low-key social insurance reform - effects of multidisciplinary outpatient treatment for back pain patients in Norway. Journal of Health Economics. 747-762.
  • 2001. Bounding a matching estimator: the case of a Norwegian training program. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 115-143.
  • 1994. Overgangen fra attføring til arbeid. Sosialøkonomen. 16-18.
Report
  • 2019. Sysselsettingseffekter av pensjonsreformen – avhenger de av helsetilstand? .
  • 2018. Pregnancy, Parenthood and Productivity. .
  • 2018. Health, life expectancy and pension reform. .
  • 2017. The Effect of Retirement on Health Outcomes. .
  • 2017. Spousal responses to health shocks - effects on labour supply and social insurance. .
  • 2016. Spousal responses to health shocks. .
  • 2015. Productivity Dynamics and Sickness Absence around Childbirth. .
  • 2014. Prioritization and the Elusive Effect on Welfare - A Norwegian Health Care Reform Revisited. .
  • 2014. Evaluating a National Labour and Welfare Administration Reform (NAV). .
  • 2008. Sources of measurement errors in earnings data: new estimates of intergenerational elasticities. .
  • 2008. Sources of measurement errors in earnings data: New estimates of intergenerational elasticities. .
  • 2008. Does variation in GP practice matter for the length of sickness absenteeism? A multilevel analysis based on Norwegian GP--patient data. .
  • 2008. Does variation in GP practice matter for the length of sickness absenteeism? A multilevel analysis based on Norwegian GP--patient data. .
  • 2007. Kunnskapsoversikt om insentiv- og fordelingsvirkninger av trygdeordninger for midlertidig inntektssikring ved sykdom, rehabilitering, attføring og uførhet. .
  • 2005. Educational attainment and family background. 10. 10. .
  • 2004. Late careers and career exits in Norway. .
  • 2003. Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education in Norway using educational reforms. 08/03. 08/03. .
  • 2003. Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education in Norway using educational reforms. 4088. 4088. .
  • 2003. Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education in Norway using educational reforms. 815. 815. .
  • 2002. Measuring the heterogeneity in the returns to education using different educational reforms. 26. 26. .
  • 2002. Measuring the heterogeneity in the returns to education using different educational reforms. 26. 26. .
  • 2001. Økonomisk evaluering av legemidler - en nytte- kostnadsanalyse av Visudyne-terapi. .
  • 2001. Endringer i regler for uføre- og alderspensjonister - hvordan påvirkes arbeidstilbudet for disse gruppene. R19/01. R19/01. .
  • 1999. Training effects on employment when the training effects are heterogenous: An application to Norwegian vocational rehabilitation programs. 0599. 0599. .
  • 1999. Estimating the employment effects of education for disabled workers in Norway. 0399. 0399. .
  • 1999. Bounding a matching estimator: the case of a Norwegian training program. 0499. 0499. .
  • 1999. Assessing the effects of labour market training in Norway. .
  • 1994. Success or selection in vocational rehabilitation programs. .
Lecture
  • 2018. Helse, aldring, sysselsetting og uttak av pensjon.
  • 2015. Structural Equation Modeling.
  • 2015. Productivity decline of older workers.
  • 2015. Productivity Dynamics and Sickness Absence around Childbirth.
  • 2013. "Evaluating the Effect of a National Labour and Welfare Administration Reform on Employmnet, Social Insurance and Social Assistance".
Popular scientific lecture
  • 2013. Anvendt trygdeforskning anvendt i undervisningen.
  • 2003. Utfordringer i velferdsstaten.
  • 2003. Konsekvenser for folketrygden av økt satsing på multidisiplinær behandling av ryggpasienter.
Academic lecture
  • 2017. Spousal response to health shocks and deaths - effects on labor supply and social insurance.
  • 2016. Spousal responses to health shocks – effects on labour supply and social insurance.
  • 2016. Aging, health and retirement.
  • 2014. Flere i arbeid, færre på trygd?
  • 2013. Evaluering av "Raskere tilbake".
  • 2012. Gir NAV-reformen økt sysselsetting og redusert trygdebruk?
  • 2012. Evaluating a National Labour and Welfare Administration Reform.
  • 2008. Modernisert folketrygd - erfaringer fra Sverige.
  • 2007. Tema: Sykefravær og NAV.
  • 2007. Evaluering av NAV-Reformen.
  • 2007. Do Collective Actions Clear Common Air? The Effect of International Environmental Protocols on Sulphur Emissions.
  • 2007. Do Collective Actions Clear Common Air.
  • 2007. Databehov NAV-evalueringen.
  • 2006. The design and evaluation of incentives for health care providers organiserer.
  • 2006. Evaluation of international voluntary protocols using program evaluation.
  • 2006. Evaluation of international voluntary protocols using program evaluation.
  • 2006. Economic resources and health outcomes.
  • 2005. The Effect of Reimbursement Incentives on DRG Creep in Norwegian Hospitals.
  • 2005. Educational Attainment and Family Background.
  • 2005. DRG.
  • 2004. Tidligpensjonering - bare et spørsmål om økonomi?
  • 2004. The Relationship Between Economic Conditions, Access to Health Care, and Health Outcomes.
  • 2004. The Relationship Between Economic Conditions, Access to Health Care, and Health Outcomes.
  • 2004. QALY-analyser av nye legemidler.
  • 2004. Nytte- kostnadsanalyser av helsetiltak.
  • 2004. Heterogeneity in the returns to education.
  • 2004. Enterprise Heterogeneity and Early Retirement.
  • 2004. Determinants of health.
  • 2004. Comments on Road Accidents.
  • 2003. Økonomisk analyse av tverrfaglig behandling for ryggpasienter.
  • 2003. Sammenhengen mellom bedriftskarakteristika og overgang til tidligpensjon.
  • 2003. Reimbursement incentives: An empirical analysis of norwegian hospitals.
  • 2003. Nytte- kostnadsanalyser av helsetiltak.
  • 2003. Estimating treatment effects in health economics.
  • 2003. Comments on causal effect of early initiation on adolescent smoking patterns.
  • 2003. Bedriftsheterogenitet og tidligpensjonering.
  • 2002. A low-key social insurance reform - treatment effects for back pain patients in Norway.
  • 2002. A low-key social insurance reform - treatment effects for back pain patients in Norway.
  • 2002. A low-key social insurance reform - treatment effects for back pain patients in Norway.
  • 2001. The effects of a school reform on educational outcomes and earnings.
  • 2001. The effect of a school reform on educational outcomes and earnings.
  • 2001. The effect of a school reform on educational outcomes and earnings.
  • 2001. Samfunnsøkonomisk evaluering av legemidler.
  • 2001. Om helse- og legemiddeløkonomi i Bergen.
  • 2001. Om Nobelprisen 2000.
  • 2001. Economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals.
Reader opinion piece
  • 2001. Heckman opptatt av utdanningsreformer. På Høyden ( UiBs nettavis).
Book review
  • 2004. Velferdsstatens økonomi. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift. 103-108.
Masters thesis
  • 2019. Nowcasting av norsk BNP med maskinlæringsalgoritmer.
  • 2018. En samfunnsøkonomisk lønnsomhetsvurdering av en app for pasienter med irritabel tarm-syndrom. Masteroppgave.
  • 2018. En nytte-kostnadsanalyse av Utredningsmottakets diagnostisering og behandling av medisinske pasienter innlagt for øyeblikkelig hjelp. Masteroppgave.
  • 2017. En samfunnsøkonomisk analyse av en sammenknytning av Gjøvikbanen og Dovrebanen. Er en sammenknytning av Gjøvikbanen og Dovrebanen samfunnsøkonomisk lønnsom og hvilke implikasjoner vil en mer ambisiøs miljøpolitikk ha for utbyggingen?
  • 2015. Tiltak for å redusere sykefraværet på norske arbeidsplasser. Masteroppgave.
  • 2014. Flere i arbeid? Nav-reformen - tegn til læringseffekt? Masteroppgave.
  • 2014. Barns betydning for inntektsforskjellen mellom kvinner og menn over livsløpet: en empirisk analyse. Masteroppgave.
  • 2014. Arbeidsmarkedet og progresjon i videregående opplæring. Materoppgave.
  • 2013. Finansielle insentiver og sosial dynamikk - En empirisk analyse. Masteroppgave.
Popular scientific article
  • 2004. Hvem går av med tidligpensjon? Søkelys på arbeidsmarkedet. 13-20.
  • 2004. Hvem går av med tidligpensjon? Søkelys på arbeidsmarkedet. 13-20.
Feature article
  • 2015. Slik virker pensjonsreforma. Aftenposten Innsikt.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2019. Four essays on ageing, health and labour market participation.
  • 2019. Empirical Essays on Health and Aging.
  • 2017. Social Protection, Health Risk, and Household Welfare in Zambia.
  • 1999. Five essays on the microeconometric evaluation of job training programs.
Interview
  • 2007. Nordmenn vil arbeide lengst.
  • 2006. Behandling av pasienter på sykepenger.
  • 2005. Privat formidling av arbeidskraft.
  • 2005. Flat skatt.
Programme participation
  • 2007. Pensjonsreformen.
  • 2005. For lite utval.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2006. Late careers and career exits in Norway. 20 pages.
  • 2004. Frafallsproblemet: Hvor blir det av studentene? 9 pages.
  • 2001. Samfunnsøkonomisk evaluering av legemidler. 22 pages.
Website (informational material)
  • 2014. Trygdeforskningsseminaret 1.-2. desember 2014 Bergen.
Interview Journal
  • 2014. Nav-reformen ga færre i jobb og flere på trygd. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).

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