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Espen Bratberg

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  • E-mailEspen.Bratberg@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 92 03+47 915 61 753
  • Visitor Address
    Fosswinckelsgate 14
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 BERGEN
  • Social Insurance
  • Labour Economics
  • Microeconometrics
Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2020. Health effects of reduced workload for older employees. Health Economics. 13 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2016. A comparison of intergenerational mobility curves in Germany, Norway, Sweden, and the US. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 72-101.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Worried sick? Worker responses to a financial shock. Labour Economics. 111-120.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Assessing the intergenerational correlation in disability pension recipiency. Oxford Economic Papers. 205-226.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Intergenerational Earnings Mobility and Divorce. Journal of Population Economics. 1107-1126.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Does paternity leave affect mothers' sickness absence? European Sociological Review. 500-511.
  • Show author(s) 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. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Has job stability decreased? Population data from a small open economy. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 163-183.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Has Job Stability Decreased? Population Data from a Small Open Economy. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 163-183.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Sickness absence with psychiatric diagnoses: Individual and contextual predictors of permanent disability. Health and Place. 308-314.
  • Show author(s) 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. 1519-1525.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Job losses and child outcomes. Labour Economics. 591-603.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Job losses and child outcomes. Labour Economics. 591-603.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Income effects of divorce in families with dependent children. Journal of Population Economics. 431-461.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Trends in intergenerational mobility across offspring's earnings distribution in Norway. Industrial Relations. 112-129.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Trends in intergenerational mobility across offspring's earnings distribution in Norway. Industrial Relations. 112-129.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Unemployment, labor force composition and sickness absence: a panel data study. Health Economics. 1087-1101.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Unemployment, labor force composition and sickness absence: a panel data study. Health Economics. 1087-1101.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Intergenerational earnings mobility in Norway: level and trends. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 419-435.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Intergenerational earnings mobility in Norway: Levels and trends. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 419-435.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Do voluntary international environmental agreements work? Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 583-597.
  • Show author(s) 2005. A panel data study of physicians' labor supply: The case of Norway. Health Economics. 1035-1045.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Assessing the effects of an early retirement program. Journal of Population Economics. 387-408.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Assessing the effects of an early retirement program. Journal of Population Economics. 387-408.
  • Show author(s) 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. 246-254.
  • Show author(s) 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. 180-186.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 147-171.
  • Show author(s) 2002. 'The double burden' - do combinations of career and family obligations increase sickness absence among women? European Sociological Review. 233-249.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Utdanning og etablering i arbeidsmarkedet. Søkelys på arbeidsmarkedet. 3-8.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Sosial utjevning og veksten i uføretrygden. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning. 169-182.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Transitions from school to work and the early labour market experience. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 909-929.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Transitions from school to work and the early labour market experience. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 909-929.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Spell durations with long unemployment insurance periods. Labour Economics. 153-180.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Spell durations with long unemployment insurance periods. Labour Economics. 153-180.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Hvorfor stiger sykefraværet i oppgangstider? HMT - Helsetjenesten Medisinsk Teknikk : helse, medisin, teknikk.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Hvorfor stiger sykefraværet i oppgangstider? HMT - Helsetjenesten Medisinsk Teknikk : helse, medisin, teknikk.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Hva kan forklare det økte sykefraværet? SNF Bulletin. 4-7.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Hva kan forklare det økte sykefraværet? Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse. 46-53.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Hva kan forklare det økte sykefraværet? SNF Bulletin. 4-7.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Hva kan forklare det økte sykefraværet? Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse. 46-53.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Disability Retirement in a Welfare State. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 97-114.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Dry chemistry instruments on primary care. I. Operating conditions and financial considerations. Family Practice. 124-130.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Dry chemistry in primary care. I. Operating conditions and financial considerations. Family Practice. 124-130.
Report
  • Show author(s) 2020. Trends in Absolute Income Mobility in North America and Europe. .
  • Show author(s) 2018. Health effects of reduced workload for older employees. .
  • Show author(s) 2017. The causal effect of workload on the labour supply of older employees. .
  • Show author(s) 2015. A comparison of intergenerational mobility curves in Germany, Norway, Sweden and the U.S. .
  • Show author(s) 2013. Worried sick? Worker Responses to a Financial Shock. .
  • Show author(s) 2012. Worried sick? Worker responses to organizational turmoil. .
  • Show author(s) 2012. Veier til gradert eller full uførepensjon. .
  • Show author(s) 2012. Is recipiency of disability pension hereditary? .
  • Show author(s) 2012. Is Recipiency of Disability Pension Hereditary? 10. 10. .
  • Show author(s) 2011. Worried sick? Sickness absence during organizational turmoil. .
  • Show author(s) 2011. Intergenerational Earnings Mobility and Divorce. .
  • Show author(s) 2010. Teachers' sickness absence in primary schools: A panel data multilevel analysis. .
  • Show author(s) 2009. Does paternity leave affect mothers’ sickness absence? 6. 6. .
  • Show author(s) 2007. Kunnskapsoversikt om insentiv- og fordelingsvirkninger av trygdeordninger for midlertidig inntektssikring ved sykdom, rehabilitering, attføring og uførhet. .
  • Show author(s) 2007. Job losses and child outcomes. .
  • Show author(s) 2007. Individual and contextual predictors of permanent disability after sickness absence with psychiatric diagnoses: Population based prospective cohort study. 80. 80. .
  • Show author(s) 2006. Musculoskeletal impairments and disability among women and men in the Norwegian working population: a multi-register based study 1997-2002. .
  • Show author(s) 2006. Musculoskeletal impairments and disability among women and men in the Norwegian working population. A national multi-register based study 1997-2002. .
  • Show author(s) 2006. Has job stability decreased in Norway? .
  • Show author(s) 2005. Intergenerational mobility: trends across the earnings distribution. March. March. .
  • Show author(s) 2005. Intergenerational mobility: trends across the earnings distribution. .
  • Show author(s) 2005. Intergenerational mobility: Trends across the earnings distribution. .
  • Show author(s) 2005. Intergenerational mobility : trends across the earnings distribution. 6. 6. .
  • Show author(s) 2003. Do voluntary international environmental agreements work? 06/03. 06/03. .
  • Show author(s) 2003. Assessing changes in intergenerational earnings mobility. 797. 797. .
  • Show author(s) 2003. A panel data study of physicians' labor supply: The case of Norway. 01/03. 01/03. .
  • Show author(s) 2003. A panel data study of physicians labor supply: The case of Norway. 895. 895. .
  • Show author(s) 2002. Unemployment, labour force composition and sickness absence: a panel data study. 466. 466. .
  • Show author(s) 2002. Unemployment, labour force composition and sickness absence. A panel data study. 50. 50. .
  • Show author(s) 2002. Unemployment, labour force composition and sickness absence. A panel data study. 03/02. 03/02. .
  • Show author(s) 2002. Income effects of divorce in families with dependent children. 20/02. 20/02. .
  • Show author(s) 2002. Income effects of divorce in families with dependent children. 53. 53. .
  • Show author(s) 2002. Assessing changes in intergenerational earnings mobility. 26/02. 26/02. .
  • Show author(s) 2002. Assessing changes in intergenerational earnings mobility. 54. 54. .
  • Show author(s) 2001. Explaining off-farm labour supply: The importance of income. 9-2001. 9-2001. .
  • Show author(s) 2001. Diagnosis and duration in sickness-absence as predictors for disability pension. 47. 47. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Sickness absence over the business cycle. 0400. 0400. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Sickness absence over the business cycle. 04/00. 04/00. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Insentivvirkninger i helserelaterte trygdeordninger. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Insentivvirkninger i helserelaterte trygdeordninger. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. 17/00. 17/00. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods. 1700. 1700. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs. 4. 4. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs. 10. 10. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs. .
  • Show author(s) 1999. Levekår i barnefamilier etter skilsmisse. 1. 1. .
  • Show author(s) 1999. From Fixers to Floaters: An Empirical Analysis of the Decline in Fixed Exchange Rate Regimes 1973-1995. 1599. 1599. .
  • Show author(s) 1998. Transitions from school to work: Search time and job duration. 1998. 1998. .
  • Show author(s) 1998. Tidligpensjonering. En empirisk analyse. 11. 11. .
  • Show author(s) 1998. Kvinners sykefravær. 12. 12. .
  • Show author(s) 1998. "The double burden" - Are modern females overworked by career and family? 1698. 1698. .
  • Show author(s) 1996. Spell durations with long unemployment insurance period. 0196. 0196. .
  • Show author(s) 1996. Sickness duration and disability eligibility. 0996. 0996. .
  • Show author(s) 1994. Short run exits from long term sickness. .
  • Show author(s) 1992. Technological diffusion trough profit seeking and epidemic information processes. 7. 7. .
Lecture
  • Show author(s) 2014. Syk av bekymring? Sykefravær og finanskrise.
Popular scientific lecture
  • Show author(s) 2014. Sjuk av bekymring? Sjukefråvær i organisasjonar i krise.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Krise kan gje kortare sjukefråvær.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Worried sick? Sickness absence under organizational turmoil.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Kan arbeidsmarkedspolitikken fremskynde tilbakevending til arbeidsmarkedet? Norske forskningsresultater.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Hva vet vi om sykefraværet?
  • Show author(s) 2007. Utstøtning blant yngre.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Utstøtning blant yngre.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Sickness absence and business cycles.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Evaluation in a changing welfare state: Experiments and accumulation of knowledge.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Utdanning, ungdom og overganger.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Sickness absenteeism: Sectoral and business cycle differences.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2020. Drop-out effects using access to apprenticeship contracts as instruments (WP5).
  • Show author(s) 2017. The causal effect of workload on labour supply of older employees.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Effekter av redusert arbeidstid for eldre.
  • Show author(s) 2015. A Comparison of Intergenerational Mobility Curves in Germany, Norway, Sweden and the US .
  • Show author(s) 2014. Worried sick? Worker responses to a financial shock.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Worried sick? Sickness absence during organizational turmoil.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Syk av bekymring? Sykefravær i en krisetid.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Assessing the Intergenerational Correlation in Disability Pension Recipiency.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Worried sick?Sickness absence during organizational turmoil.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Worried sick? Sickness absence during organizational turmoil.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Is Recipiency of Disability Pension Hereditary?
  • Show author(s) 2011. Worried sick? Sickness absence during organizational turmoil.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Intergenerational earnings mobility and divorce.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Timing of School Tracking and High School Dropout. The Effect of a School Reform.
  • Show author(s) 2007. The gender-gap in musculoskeletal morbidity - biological or socioeconomic explanations?
  • Show author(s) 2007. Job losses and child outcomes.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Job losses and child outcomes.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Decreasing job stability in Norway?
  • Show author(s) 2006. Applications and awards for disability pensions: The Norwegian case.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Applications and awards for disability benefits.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Applications and awards for disability pensions: The Norwegian case.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Applications and awards for disability pensions: The Norwegian case.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Applications and awards for disability pensions: The Norwegian case.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Norge er i verdenstoppen i antall uføre. Hva kan årsakene være?
  • Show author(s) 2003. Overganger til uføretrygd estimert med registerdata.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Inntektsvirkninger av skilsmisse.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Do voluntary international enviromental agreements work?
  • Show author(s) 2003. Assessing the effects of an early retirement program.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Assessing changes in intergenerational earnings mobility.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Assessing changes in intergenerational earnings mobility.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Assessing changes in intergenerational earnings mobiility.
  • Show author(s) 2003. A panel data study of physicians' labor supply: The case of Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2003. A panel data study of physicians' labor supply: The case of Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2003. A panel data study of physicians' labor supply: The case of Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Unemployment, labour force composition and sickness absence. A panel data study.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Sickness absence and unemployment. A panel data study.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Assessing changes in intergenerational earnings mobility.
  • Show author(s) 2001. The role of gender in long-term sickness absence and transition to disability pension.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Sykefravær og arbeidsledighet.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Sickness absence and unemployment. A panel data study.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Evaluating social policy by experimental and nonexperimental methods.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Empiriske resultater om sykmelding og uføretrygd.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Transitions from school to work: Search time and job duration.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Transitions from school to work: Search time and job duration.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Sickness absence over the business cycle.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Sickness absence over the business cycle.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Sickness absence and business cycles.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Evaluation in a changing welfare state: Experiments and accumulation of knowledge.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Assessing the effects of early retirement programs.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Transitions from school to work: Search time and job duration.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Transitions from school to work. Search time and job duration.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Transitions from school to work. Search time and job duration.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Sickness absenteeism: Sectoral and business cycle differences.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Sickness absenteeism: Sectoral and business cycle differences.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Transitions from School to Work: Search Time and Job Duration".
  • Show author(s) 1998. 'The Double Burden' - Are Modern Females Overworked by Career and Family?
  • Show author(s) 1998. 'The Double Burden' - Are Modern Females Overworked by Career and Family?
Reader opinion piece
  • Show author(s) 2000. Skaper fattige fedre. Dagbladet.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) 2004. Svingninger i sykefraværet: Er arbeidsledigheten avgjørende? Søkelys på arbeidsmarkedet. 3-12.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Svingninger i sykefraværet: Er arbeidsledigheten avgjørende? Søkelys på arbeidsmarkedet. 3-12.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) 2015. Norge er fortsatt på trygdetoppen. Aftenposten Viten.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Dagens unge kan bli nødt til å jobbe 165 timer mer i året. Bergens Tidende. 2 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Skaper fattige fedre. Dagbladet.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Skaper fattige fedre. Dagbladet.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Levekår i barnefamilier etter skilsmisse. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • Show author(s) 1999. Anmeldt rapporten Levekår i barnefamilier etter skilsmisse. 2Foreldre.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2018. Four Essays on the Determinants of Human Capital Accumulation in Norway .
  • Show author(s) 2017. Causes and Consequences of Labor Market Mismatch and the Rise in Disability Insurance Receipt .
  • Show author(s) 2017. Aid and public debt: Essays on fo eign and domestic capital flows in developing countries .
  • Show author(s) 2008. Spatial Variation in Housing Prices: Econometric Analyses of Regional Housing Markets.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Economic evaluation of health interventions in sub-Saharan Africa : applied economic evaluations and studies on time preferences for health in Tanzania.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Incentives in social insurance.
Interview
  • Show author(s) 2014. Redsel for å miste jobben minskar sjukefråveret.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Vil neppe stå lenger i arbeidslivet. Stortingets pensjonskompromiss stimulerer ikke folk til å stå lenger i arbeidslivet.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Nettprat: Heller trygd enn dårlig jobb. Flere 30- og 40-åringer blir uføretrygdet.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Lettere å klatre sosialt. Fedrenes status betyr mindre enn før.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Heller trygd enn dårlig jobb. Flere 30- og 40-åringer blir uføretrygdet.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Postiv norsk rapport - Miljøavtaler virker.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Myter for fall i debatten om sykefravær.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2006. Avtakande jobbstabilitet i Noreg? 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Avtakande jobbstabilitet i Noreg? 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Økonomisk evaluering av rehabiliteringstiltak. 20 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Økonomisk evaluering av rehabiliteringstiltak. 20 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Økonomiske incentiver og tidligpensjonering. 32 pages.
Abstract
  • Show author(s) 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. 216-216.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2012. Worried sick? Worker response to organizational turmoil.

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SELECTED INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Health effects of reduced workload for older employees. (With Tor Helge Holmås and Karin Monstad). Health Economics, 29(5), 554-566, 2020, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/hec.4002  

A Comparison of Intergenerational Mobility Curves in Germany, Norway, Sweden and the U.S. (With J Davies, M Nybom, B Mazumder, D Schnitzlein, K Vaage). Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 119(1), 72-101, 2017

Worried sick? Worker responses to a financial shock (with Karin Monstad). Labour Economics, 33, 111-120, 2015

Intergenerational correlation in disability benefits recipiency. Oxford Economic Papers, 67.(2)  205-226. 2015 (with Øivind A Nilsen and Kjell Vaage)

Does paternity leave affect mothers' sickness absence? European Sociological Review, 0(4), 500-511,  2014 (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

Robert Manduca , Maximilian Hell, Adrian Adermon, Jo Blanden, Espen Bratberg, Anne Gielin, Hans van Kippersluis, Keun Bok Lee, Stephen Machin, Martin D. Munk, Martin Nybom, Yuri Ostrovsky, Sumaiya Rahman, and Outi Sirniö. Trends in Absolute Income Mobility in North America and Europe. IZA DP 13456

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