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Arild Aakvik

Professor
  • E-mailArild.Aakvik@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 92 39+47 959 17 635
  • Visitor Address
    Fosswinckelsgate 14
    Room 
    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
  • Aakvik, Arild; Hansen, Frank; Torsvik, Gaute. 2017. Productivity dynamics, performance feedback and group incentives in a sales organization. Labour Economics. 110-117.
  • Hangoma, Peter; Aakvik, Arild; Robberstad, Bjarne. 2017. Health Shocks and Household Welfare in Zambia: An Assessment of Changing Risk. Journal of International Development. 790-817.
  • Hangoma, Peter; Aakvik, Arild; Robberstad, Bjarne. 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.
  • Hangoma, Peter; Robberstad, Bjarne; Aakvik, Arild. 2017. Does Free Public Health Care Increase Utilization and Reduce Spending? Heterogeneity and Long-Term Effects. World Development. 334-350.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Kjerstad, Egil. 2015. Prioritization and the elusive effect on welfare - A Norwegian health care reform revisited. Social Science and Medicine. 290-300.
  • Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell; Aakvik, Arild; Jacobsen, Karl. 2012. Intergenerational earnings mobility revisited: estimates based on lifetime earnings. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 1-23.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Tjøtta, Sigve. 2011. Do collective actions clear common air? The effect of international environmental protocols on sulphur emissions. European Journal of Political Economy. 343-351.
  • Mæstad, Ottar; Torsvik, Gaute; Aakvik, Arild. 2010. Overworked? On the relationship between workload and health worker performance. Journal of Health Economics. 686-698.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell. 2010. Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education using an education reform. European Economic Review. 483-500.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Islam, M. Kamrul. 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.
  • Carlsen, Benedicte; Aakvik, Arild; Norheim, Ole Frithjof. 2008. Variation in practice: A questionnaire survey of how congruence in attitudes between doctors and patients influences referral decisions. Medical decision making. 262-268.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Dahl, Svenn-Åge. 2006. Transitions to employment from labour market enterprises in Norway. International Journal of Social Welfare. 121-130.
  • Carlsen, Benedicte; Aakvik, Arild. 2006. Patient involvement in clinical decision making: the effect of GP attitude on patient satisfaction. Health Expectations.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge. 2006. Access to Primary Health Care and Health Outcomes: The Relationships between GP Characteristics and Mortality Rates. Journal of Health Economics. 1139-1153.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Heckman, James J.; Vytlacil, Edward J. 2005. Estimating treatment effects for discrete outcomes when responses to treatment vary: an application to Norwegian vocational rehabilitation programs. Journal of Econometrics. 15-51.
  • Vaage, Kjell; Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar. 2005. Educational Attainment and Family Budget Constraints. The German Economic Review. 377-394.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell G.; Vaage, Kjell. 2005. Educational Attainment and Family Background. The German Economic Review. 377-394.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. [Anmeldelse] Peder Martin Lysestøl og Eilef A. Meland. Velferdsstatens økonomi. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift. 103-108.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Kjerstad, Egil. 2003. Skill formation among vocational rehabilitation clients - public policy vs private incentives. Education Economics. 219-237.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2003. Estimating the employment effects of education for disabled workers in Norway. Empirical Economics. 515-533.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Kjerstad, Egil. 2003. A low-key social insurance reform - effects of multidisciplinary outpatient treatment for back pain patients in Norway. Journal of Health Economics. 747-762.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2001. Bounding a matching estimator: the case of a Norwegian training program. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 115-143.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 1994. Overgangen fra attføring til arbeid. Sosialøkonomen. 16-18.
Report
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin. 2019. Sysselsettingseffekter av pensjonsreformen – avhenger de av helsetilstand? .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Johnsen, Julian Vedeler; Torsvik, Gaute. 2018. Pregnancy, Parenthood and Productivity. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Kjerstad, Egil; Holmås, Tor Helge. 2018. Health, life expectancy and pension reform. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Avdic, Daniel. 2017. The Effect of Retirement on Health Outcomes. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Lillebø, Otto Sevaldson. 2017. Spousal responses to health shocks - effects on labour supply and social insurance. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Lillebø, Otto Sevaldson; Holmås, Tor Helge. 2016. Spousal responses to health shocks. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Torsvik, Gaute. 2015. Productivity Dynamics and Sickness Absence around Childbirth. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Kjerstad, Egil. 2014. Prioritization and the Elusive Effect on Welfare - A Norwegian Health Care Reform Revisited. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin. 2014. Evaluating a National Labour and Welfare Administration Reform (NAV). .
  • Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Aakvik, Arild; Vaage, Kjell; Jacobsen, Karl Åge. 2008. Sources of measurement errors in earnings data: new estimates of intergenerational elasticities. .
  • Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell; Aakvik, Arild; Jacobsen, Karl. 2008. Sources of measurement errors in earnings data: New estimates of intergenerational elasticities. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Islam, M. Kamrul. 2008. Does variation in GP practice matter for the length of sickness absenteeism? A multilevel analysis based on Norwegian GP--patient data. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Islam, M. Kamrul. 2008. Does variation in GP practice matter for the length of sickness absenteeism? A multilevel analysis based on Norwegian GP--patient data. .
  • 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. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell G.; Vaage, Kjell. 2005. Educational attainment and family background. 10. 10. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Vaage, Kjell. 2004. Late careers and career exits in Norway. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell. 2003. Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education in Norway using educational reforms. 08/03. 08/03. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell. 2003. Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education in Norway using educational reforms. 4088. 4088. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell. 2003. Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education in Norway using educational reforms. 815. 815. .
  • Salvanes, Kjell G.; Aakvik, Arild; Vaage, Kjell. 2002. Measuring the heterogeneity in the returns to education using different educational reforms. 26. 26. .
  • Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Aakvik, Arild; Vaage, Kjell. 2002. Measuring the heterogeneity in the returns to education using different educational reforms. 26. 26. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Grasdal, Astrid L.; Solli, Oddvar. 2001. Økonomisk evaluering av legemidler - en nytte- kostnadsanalyse av Visudyne-terapi. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Bjorvatn, Afsane; Holmås, Tor Helge; Steckmest, Elisabeth. 2001. Endringer i regler for uføre- og alderspensjonister - hvordan påvirkes arbeidstilbudet for disse gruppene. R19/01. R19/01. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Heckman, James J.; Vytlacil, Edward J. 1999. Training effects on employment when the training effects are heterogenous: An application to Norwegian vocational rehabilitation programs. 0599. 0599. .
  • Aakvik, Arild. 1999. Estimating the employment effects of education for disabled workers in Norway. 0399. 0399. .
  • Aakvik, Arild. 1999. Bounding a matching estimator: the case of a Norwegian training program. 0499. 0499. .
  • Aakvik, Arild. 1999. Assessing the effects of labour market training in Norway. .
  • Aakvik, Arild; Risa, Alf Erling. 1994. Success or selection in vocational rehabilitation programs. .
Lecture
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2018. Helse, aldring, sysselsetting og uttak av pensjon.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2015. Structural Equation Modeling.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2015. Productivity decline of older workers.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2015. Productivity Dynamics and Sickness Absence around Childbirth.
  • Monstad, Karin; Aakvik, Arild. 2013. "Evaluating the Effect of a National Labour and Welfare Administration Reform on Employmnet, Social Insurance and Social Assistance".
Popular scientific lecture
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2013. Anvendt trygdeforskning anvendt i undervisningen.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2003. Utfordringer i velferdsstaten.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2003. Konsekvenser for folketrygden av økt satsing på multidisiplinær behandling av ryggpasienter.
Academic lecture
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2017. Spousal response to health shocks and deaths - effects on labor supply and social insurance.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2016. Spousal responses to health shocks – effects on labour supply and social insurance.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2016. Aging, health and retirement.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2014. Flere i arbeid, færre på trygd?
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2013. Evaluering av "Raskere tilbake".
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2012. Gir NAV-reformen økt sysselsetting og redusert trygdebruk?
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2012. Evaluating a National Labour and Welfare Administration Reform.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2008. Modernisert folketrygd - erfaringer fra Sverige.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2007. Tema: Sykefravær og NAV.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2007. Evaluering av NAV-Reformen.
  • Tjøtta, Sigve; Aakvik, Arild. 2007. Do Collective Actions Clear Common Air? The Effect of International Environmental Protocols on Sulphur Emissions.
  • Tjøtta, Sigve; Aakvik, Arild. 2007. Do Collective Actions Clear Common Air.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2007. Databehov NAV-evalueringen.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2006. The design and evaluation of incentives for health care providers organiserer.
  • Tjøtta, Sigve; Aakvik, Arild. 2006. Evaluation of international voluntary protocols using program evaluation.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2006. Evaluation of international voluntary protocols using program evaluation.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2006. Economic resources and health outcomes.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2005. The Effect of Reimbursement Incentives on DRG Creep in Norwegian Hospitals.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2005. Educational Attainment and Family Background.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2005. DRG.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. Tidligpensjonering - bare et spørsmål om økonomi?
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. The Relationship Between Economic Conditions, Access to Health Care, and Health Outcomes.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. The Relationship Between Economic Conditions, Access to Health Care, and Health Outcomes.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. QALY-analyser av nye legemidler.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. Nytte- kostnadsanalyser av helsetiltak.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. Heterogeneity in the returns to education.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. Enterprise Heterogeneity and Early Retirement.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. Determinants of health.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. Comments on Road Accidents.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2003. Økonomisk analyse av tverrfaglig behandling for ryggpasienter.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2003. Sammenhengen mellom bedriftskarakteristika og overgang til tidligpensjon.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2003. Reimbursement incentives: An empirical analysis of norwegian hospitals.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2003. Nytte- kostnadsanalyser av helsetiltak.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2003. Estimating treatment effects in health economics.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2003. Comments on causal effect of early initiation on adolescent smoking patterns.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2003. Bedriftsheterogenitet og tidligpensjonering.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2002. A low-key social insurance reform - treatment effects for back pain patients in Norway.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2002. A low-key social insurance reform - treatment effects for back pain patients in Norway.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2002. A low-key social insurance reform - treatment effects for back pain patients in Norway.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2001. The effects of a school reform on educational outcomes and earnings.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2001. The effect of a school reform on educational outcomes and earnings.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2001. The effect of a school reform on educational outcomes and earnings.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2001. Samfunnsøkonomisk evaluering av legemidler.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2001. Om helse- og legemiddeløkonomi i Bergen.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2001. Om Nobelprisen 2000.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2001. Economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals.
Reader opinion piece
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2001. Heckman opptatt av utdanningsreformer. På Høyden ( UiBs nettavis).
Book review
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. Velferdsstatens økonomi. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift. 103-108.
Masters thesis
  • Veisene, Stian Tufte. 2018. En samfunnsøkonomisk lønnsomhetsvurdering av en app for pasienter med irritabel tarm-syndrom. Masteroppgave.
  • Frorud, Mari Lima. 2018. En nytte-kostnadsanalyse av Utredningsmottakets diagnostisering og behandling av medisinske pasienter innlagt for øyeblikkelig hjelp. Masteroppgave.
  • Dale, Lars Jacob Balchen. 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?
  • Sæther, Asbjørn. 2015. Tiltak for å redusere sykefraværet på norske arbeidsplasser. Masteroppgave.
  • Seilen, Sondre. 2014. Flere i arbeid? Nav-reformen - tegn til læringseffekt? Masteroppgave.
  • Skjøstad, Othilde. 2014. Barns betydning for inntektsforskjellen mellom kvinner og menn over livsløpet: en empirisk analyse. Masteroppgave.
  • Otto Sevaldson, Lillebø. 2014. Arbeidsmarkedet og progresjon i videregående opplæring. Materoppgave.
  • Hansen, Frank. 2013. Finansielle insentiver og sosial dynamikk - En empirisk analyse. Masteroppgave.
Popular scientific article
  • Aakvik, Arild; Vaage, Kjell; Dahl, Svenn-Åge. 2004. Hvem går av med tidligpensjon? Søkelys på arbeidsmarkedet. 13-20.
  • Aakvik, Arild; Vaage, Kjell; Dahl, Svenn-Åge. 2004. Hvem går av med tidligpensjon? Søkelys på arbeidsmarkedet. 13-20.
Feature article
  • Aakvik, Arild; Risa, Alf Erling. 2015. Slik virker pensjonsreforma. Aftenposten Innsikt.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Lillebø, Otto Sevaldson. 2019. Four essays on ageing, health and labour market participation.
  • Grøtting, Maja Weemes. 2019. Empirical Essays on Health and Aging.
  • Hangoma, Peter. 2017. Social Protection, Health Risk, and Household Welfare in Zambia.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 1999. Five essays on the microeconometric evaluation of job training programs.
Interview
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2007. Nordmenn vil arbeide lengst.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2006. Behandling av pasienter på sykepenger.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2005. Privat formidling av arbeidskraft.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2005. Flat skatt.
Programme participation
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2007. Pensjonsreformen.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2005. For lite utval.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Aakvik, Arild; Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Vaage, Kjell. 2006. Late careers and career exits in Norway. 20 pages.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2004. Frafallsproblemet: Hvor blir det av studentene? 9 pages.
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2001. Samfunnsøkonomisk evaluering av legemidler. 22 pages.
Website (informational material)
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2014. Trygdeforskningsseminaret 1.-2. desember 2014 Bergen.
Interview Journal
  • Aakvik, Arild. 2014. Nav-reformen ga færre i jobb og flere på trygd. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).

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