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Astrid Louise Grasdal

Associate Professor
  • E-mailAstrid.Grasdal@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 92 34+47 411 44 565
  • Visitor Address
    Fosswinckelsgate 14
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 BERGEN
  • Social insurance economics
  • Health economics
  • Labour economics
  • Applied microeconometrics

ECON240 Introduction to econometrics

ECON341 Econometrics II

Econ329 Empirical labour economics

Academic article
  • 2019. Individual placement and support for young adults at risk of early work disability (the SEED trial). A randomized controlled trial. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 50-59.
  • 2019. Childlessness among men in Norway - who are they, and where do they live? Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning. 268-284.
  • 2018. Long-term outcomes of an integrated approach to help people with mental illness return to work. European Journal of Public Health.
  • 2018. Long-term effects on income and sickness benefits after work-focused cognitive-behavioural therapy and individual job support: a pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 703-708.
  • 2016. Trial participant representativeness compared to ordinary service users in a work rehabilitation setting. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 12-15.
  • 2016. Return to work in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain: multidisciplinary intervention versus brief intervention: a randomized clinical trial. Journal of occupational rehabilitation. 82-91.
  • 2016. Protocol for the SEED-trial: Supported employment and preventing early disability. BMC Public Health. 7 pages.
  • 2016. De helserelaterte trygdeytelsene: Betydningen av økonomiske insentiver og samspill mellom trygdeordninger. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning. 102-124.
  • 2016. Cognitive Interventions and Nutritional Supplements (The CINS Trial): A Randomized Controlled, Multicenter Trial Comparing a Brief Intervention with Additional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Seal Oil, and Soy Oil for Sick-Listed Low Back Pain Patients. Spine. 1557-1564.
  • 2015. Work-focused cognitive-behavioural therapy and individual job support to increase work participation in common mental disorders: a randomised controlled multicentre trial. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 745-752.
  • 2011. Inequity in the use of physician services in Norway before and after introducing patient lists in primary care. International Journal for Equity in Health. 12 pages.
  • 2009. Regulation and pricing of pharmaceuticals: Reference pricing or price cap regulation? European Economic Review. 170-185.
  • 2009. Regulation and pricing of pharmaceuticals: Reference pricing or price cap regulation? European Economic Review.
  • 2006. Return to work after comparing outpatient multidisciplinary treatment programs versus treatment in general practice for patients with chronic widespread pain. European Journal of Pain. 145-152.
  • 2003. Does early intervention with a light mobilization program reduce long-term sick leave for low back pain. Spine. 2309-2316.
  • 2002. Relative cost-effectiveness of extensive and lightmultidisciplinary treatment programs versus treatment as usual for patients with chronic low bak pain on long-term sick leave. Randomized controlled study. Spine. 901-910.
  • 2002. Is there a right treatment for a particular patient group? Comparison of the ordinary treatment, light mulitdisciplinary treatment, and extensive mulitdisciplinary treatment for long-term sic-listed employees with muskuloskeletal pain. Pain. 49-63.
  • 2002. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 147-171.
  • 2001. The performance of sample selection estimators to control for attrition bias. Health Economics. 385-398.
Report
  • 2019. Fathers`multiple partner fertility and children`s educational outcomes. .
  • 2017. Barnløshet blant menn i Norge. .
  • 2014. Fathers' multiple-partner fertility and childrens educational outcomes: estimates from Norwegian data. .
  • 2013. Effektevaluering av Senter for jobbmestring. Sluttrapport. .
  • 2012. Veier til gradert eller full uførepensjon. .
  • 2012. Delrapport 3 - Evaluering av Senter for jobbmestring. .
  • 2008. Equity in the use of physician visits in Norway - Changing patterns over time? .
  • 2007. Kunnskapsoversikt om insentiv- og fordelingsvirkninger av trygdeordninger for midlertidig inntektssikring ved sykdom, rehabilitering, attføring og uførhet. .
  • 2006. Regulation and pricing of pharmaceuticals: Reference pricing or price cap regulation? .
  • 2006. Inntektsulikhet og sosiale helseforskjeller - en kunnskapsoversikt. .
  • 2003. Measuring equity in utilisation of health care. .
  • 2003. Evaluering av ny apoteklov og indeksprissystemet. 17. 17. .
  • 2001. Økonomisk evaluering av legemidler - en nytte- kostnadsanalyse av Visudyne-terapi. .
  • 2001. Unemployment persistence among young labour market entrants. 43. 43. .
  • 2001. The performance of sample selection estimators to control for attrition bias. 01/01. 01/01. .
  • 2001. The empirical importance of randomisation bias in the Bergen experiments. 02/01. 02/01. .
  • 2000. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. 1700. 1700. .
  • 2000. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. 17/00. 17/00. .
Lecture
  • 2019. Utenforskap blant unge voksne.
  • 2019. Sykelønnsordningen.
  • 2019. I hvilken grad kan et inkluderende arbeidsmiljø bidra til lønnsomhet på samfunnsnivå?
  • 2018. Forventninger til Bedriftshelsetjenesten.
  • 2017. Utenforskap og frafall i videregående skole.
  • 2016. Utenforskap og frafall i videregående skole.
Popular scientific lecture
  • 2009. Sosial ulikskap i bruk av helsetenester- målemetodar og empiriske funn.
  • 2009. Helse- og omsorgstjenester. Fremtidige behov og finansiering.
  • 2000. Assessing the performance of sample selection estimatiors to control for attrition bias.
  • 1999. Rehabilitering av langtidssykemeldte med muskel-skjelett smerter. Erfaringer fra Bergensprosjektene "Tilbake på jobb" og "Aktiv oppfølging".
Academic lecture
  • 2019. Increase in shared residence after divorce - good or bad for the children`s achievements in school?
  • 2017. Increased shared physical custody. Good or bad for the children’s achievements in school?
  • 2017. Increased shared physical custody. Good or bad for the children’s achievements in school?
  • 2017. Fathers' Multiple-Partner Fertility and Children’s Educational Outcomes.
  • 2016. Fathers' Multiple-Partner Fertility and Children’s Educational Outcomes.
  • 2016. De helserelaterte trygdeytelsene. Økonomiske insentiver og samspill mellom trygdeordningene.
  • 2015. Senter for jobbmestring - erfaringer med individuell behandling og oppfølging av sykmeldte med psykiske lidelser.
  • 2015. Multipartnerfertilitet og barns utdanningsnivå.
  • 2015. Kan vi forhindre at personer med milde til moderate psykiske lidelser faller ut av arbeidslivet?
  • 2015. Father’s Multiple-Partner Fertility and Children’s educational outcomes.
  • 2015. Father’s Multiple-Partner Fertility and Children’s educational outcomes.
  • 2013. The effectiveness of work focussed bahavioural therapy and individual job support on return to work for common mental disorders.
  • 2013. Kost-nytte evaluering av rehabilitering i spesialisthelsetjenesten versus primærhelsetjenesten ved lette traumatiske hodeskader.
  • 2009. Inequity in the use of physician services in Norway. Changing patterns over time?
  • 2009. "Sosial ulikhet i bruk av legetjenester".
  • 2008. The Bergen Experiment.
  • 2008. Generasjonsregnskapsanalyse for den norske helsesektoren.
  • 2008. Equity in the use of physician services in Norway. Changing patterns over time?
  • 2008. "Equity in the use of physician visits in Norway".
  • 2007. The relationship between unemployment and sickness absence.
  • 2006. Are the healthier wealthier?
  • 2003. Sykefraværssperiodens varighet i Norge og Sverige.
  • 2003. Sosial ulikhet og ulikhet i helse.
  • 2003. Sosial ulikhet i helse: Hva viser norske levekårsdata?
  • 2002. Økonomisk evaluering - prinsipper og metoder.
  • 2002. Re/habilitering i et samfunnsøkonomisk perspektiv. Erfaringer fra Bergens prosjektet "Aktiv Oppfølging".
  • 2002. Long term effects of multidisciplinary treatment for long term sick listed workers with musculosceletal pain.
  • 2002. Long term effects of multidisciplinary treatment for long term sick listed workers with musculosceletal pain.
  • 2002. Job duration in work after leaving school.
  • 2002. Heterogeneity in programme impacts. Experience from the Bergen Experiments.
  • 2001. Evaluering av rehabiliteringstiltak. Erfaringer fra Bergensprosjektene "Tilbake på jobb" og "Aktiv oppfølging".
  • 2000. The empirical importance of randomisation bias in the Bergen experiments.
  • 2000. The empirical importance of randomisation bias in the Bergen experiments.
  • 2000. The empirical importance of randomisation bias in the Bergen experiment.
  • 2000. The empirical importance of randomisation bias in the Bergen experiment.
  • 2000. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods.
  • 2000. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods.
  • 2000. Assessing the performance of sample selection estimators to control for attrition bias.
  • 2000. Assessing the performance of sample selection estimators to control for attrition bias.
  • 2000. Assessing the performance of sample selection estimators to control for attrition bias.
  • 2000. Assessing the performance of sample selection estimators to control for attrition bias.
  • 2000. Assessing the performance of sample selection estimators to control for attrition bias.
  • 2000. Assessing the performance of sample selection estimators to control for attrition bias.
  • 2000. Assessing the performance of sample selection estimatiors to control for attrition bias.
  • 1999. Problemer med frafall "attrition" av observasjoner i kontrollerte forsøk.
  • 1999. Bergensprosjektet "Aktiv oppfølging", resultater etter 14 måneders oppfølging.
Reader opinion piece
  • 2018. Kanskje full sykelønn heller gir færre i jobb? Dagens næringsliv.
  • 2010. Folketrygdens utgifter - hvordan begrense utgiftsveksten? : kommentar til Statsbudsjettet 2011. Samfunnsøkonomen. 14-17.
Non-fiction book
  • 1999. "Bergensprosjektet: Aktiv oppfølging" 1995-1997. Forsøksprosjekt knyttet til rehabilitering av personer med diffuse, smertefulle, funksjonshemmende tilstander i bevegelsesapparatet. Bergen kommune, trykksakavdelingen.
Masters thesis
  • 2020. Syk av samhandling? Sykefravær blant sykepleiere i sykehjem og hjemmesykepleie etter Samhandlingsreformen. Masteroppgave .
  • 2019. Utradisjonell konkurranse i den tradisjonelle drosjenæringen.
  • 2018. Fordelingseffekter av innstramminger i sykelønnsordningen.
  • 2017. Sosioøkonomisk status og skilsmisser. Masteroppgave.
  • 2017. Sosioøkonomisk status og skilsmisse.
  • 2017. Do tax changes affect unemployment? Empirical evidence from 20 OECD countries from 1980 to 2015. Masteroppgave.
  • 2017. Do tax changes affect unemployment? Empirical evidence from 20 OECD countries from 1980 to 2015.
  • 2016. Prisutvikling og regionale forskjeller i den norska boligmarkedet. Masteroppgave.
  • 2015. Labour Market Mobility among Senior Workers in Norway. Masteroppgave.
  • 2015. Kjønnsforskjeller i lønn over tid. Endring i bakgrunnsfaktorer og endring i betydningen av disse. Masteroppgave.
  • 2015. Effektevaluering av kontantstøttereformen. Ulike langtidseffekter på arbeidsmarkedsdeltakelsen til etnisk norske kvinner og innvandrerkvinner? Masteroppgave.
  • 2015. Betydningen av sosioøkonomisk status for kjønnsdelte utdanningsvalg. Masteroppgave.
  • 2014. Er det kjønnsforskjell i sykefraværet gitt et jobbskifte hos ektefellen? Masteroppgave.
  • 2014. Barnløse menn. En empirisk analyse. Masteroppgave.
  • 2013. Sysselsetting og tidligpensjon: En empirisk analyse av AFP-ordningens effekt på yrkesdeltakelsen blant eldre og yngre arbeidstakere i privat sektor. Masteroppgave.
  • 2013. Sammenhengen mellom arbeidsmiljø og sykefravær – et case-studie i Helse Bergen.Masteroppgave.
  • 2013. Kvinners sannsynlighet for å få tilstått full eller gradert uførepensjon. Masteroppgave.
  • 2013. Fører omsorg for barn til mer sykefravær blant kvinner? Masteroppgave.
  • 2012. Sjukefråvær og konjunkturar i offentleg sektor. Masteroppgave.
Popular scientific article
  • 2003. Sosial ulikhet og ulikhet i helse. Hva viser komparative studier? Økonomisk forum. 26-33.
Feature article
  • 2013. Dagens unge kan bli nødt til å jobbe 165 timer mer i året. Bergens Tidende. 2 pages.
  • 2008. Private helseforsikringer øker sosiale helseforskjeller. Hubro. Magasin for Universitetet i Bergen. 28-29.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2019. Empirical Essays on Health and Aging.
  • 2019. Economic incentives, employment and health.
  • 2001. Evaluation of labour market outcomes with experimental and nonexperimental methods. -.
Interview
  • 2014. Økning i Unge uføre i Hordaland.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2009. Sosial ulikhet i bruk av helsetjenester - målemetoder og empiriske funn. 21 pages.
  • 2009. Inntektsulikhet og sosiale helseforskjeller - teorier og empiri. 22 pages.
  • 2001. Økonomisk evaluering av rehabiliteringstiltak. 20 pages.
  • 2001. Økonomisk evaluering av rehabiliteringstiltak. 20 pages.
  • 1999. Bergensprosjektet "Aktiv oppfølging", samfunnsøkonomisk evaluering basert på 14 måneders oppfølging. 35 pages.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

  • Inequity in the use of physician services in Norway before and after introducing patient lists in primary care. International Journal of Equity in Health, 10:25, 2011. (With Karin Monstad)
  • Inntektsulikhet og sosiale helseforskjeller. Teorier og empiri. I Haug, K., Kaarbøe, O. og T. Olsen(red): Et helsevesen uten grenser? Cappelen Akademiske Forlag, 2009. (med Karin Monstad)
  • Sosial ulikhet i fordelingen av helsetjenester - målemetoder og empiriske funn. I Haug, K., Kaarbøe, O. og T. Olsen (red): Et helsevesen uten grenser? Cappelen Akademiske Forlag, 2009. 
  • Regulation and pricing of pharmaceuticals: Reference pricing or price cap regulation? European Economic Review.2009,53, 170.185 (With Kurt R. Brekke and Tor Helge Holmås.) 
  • Return to work after comparing outpatient multidisciplinary treatment programs versus treatment in general practice for patients with chronic widespread pain. European Journal of Pain , 2006, 10, 145-152. (With Skouen, J.S. and E.M.H. Haldorsen) 
  • Does early intervention with a light mobilization program reduce long term sick leave for low back pain? A three years follow-up study. Spine, 28, 2309-2316, 2003. (with Eli Molde Hagen and Hege R. Eriksen).
  • Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 104, 147-171, 2002. (With Espen Bratberg and Alf Erling Risa).
  • Cost-effectiveness of a light multidisciplinary treatment program compared to an extensive multidisciplinary treatment program in cronic low back pain patients on long-term sick leave. A randomized controlled study. Spine, 27, 901-909, 2002. (With J.S. Skouen, E.M.H.Haldorsen and H.Ursin).
  • Right treatment to the right patient. Comparison of ordinary treatment, light extensive treatment, and extensive multidisciplinary treatment for long-term sick listed patients with musculoskeletal pain. Pain, 95, 49-63, 2002. (With E.M. Håland Haldorsen, J.S. Skouen, A.E. Risa, K. Kronholm and H. Ursin).
  • The performance of sample selection estimators to control for attrition bias. Health Economics, 10, 2001, 385-398.

Equity in health care utilization

  • Inequity in the use of physician services in Norway. Changing patterns over time? with Karin Monstad, HEB-working paper no.11/08.

Unequal access to medical care by income in OECD countries. Publications:

  • Doorslaer, E. van, C. masseria, X. Koolman and members of the OECD Health Equity Research Group: Income related inequality in the use of medical care in 21 OECD Countries. In OECD, ed. Towards high-performing Health Systems. Policy Studies. Paris, OECD, 2004, 109-165.
  • Doorslaer van, E., Masseria, C., Koolman, X. and the OECD Health Equity Research Group: Inequalities in access to medical care by income in OECD countries. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2006, 174(2),177-83. 

Evaluation of the Norwegian retail market for pharmaceuticals. Publications:

  • Evaluering av ny apoteklov og indeksprissystemet. Rapport 17, 2003, Rokkansenteret.