Velferd, arbeid og helse

Nyere og utvalgte publikasjoner


Brattberg, Espen, Tor Helge Holmås adn Karin Monstad : Health effects of reduced workload for older employees. Forthcoming in Health Economics


Johnsen, Julian Vedeler and Katrine Holm Reiso: Economic Impacts of Workfare Reforms for Single Mothers: Benefit Substitution and Labour supply responses. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 000(0), 1–30, 2019

Ginja, Rita, Jenny Jans and Arizo Karimi: Parental Leave Benefits, Household Labor Supply and Children’s Long-run Outcomes, Forthcoming, Journal of Labor Economics

Grasdal, Astrid and Kjell Erik Lommerud: Barnløshet blant menn i Norge - hvem er de, og hvor bor de? Kommer i Tidsskrift for Velferdsforskning.

Carneiro, Pedro, Emanuela Galasso and Rita Ginja: Tackling Social Exclusion: Evidence from Chile The Economic Journal, Volume 129, Issue 617, 1 January 2019, Pages 172–208.

Sveinsdottir, V., Lie, S.A., Bond, G.R., Eriksen, H.R., Tveito,T.H., Grasdal, A., and S.E. Reme: Individual Placement and Support for Young Adults at Risk of Early Work Disability (The SEED Trial). A Randomized Controlled Trial. The Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 2019; 45(1).


Reme, S.E., Grasdal, A., and S. Øverland: 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, 2018, 75(10).

Peter Hangoma, Bjarne Robberstad and Arild Aakvik. Does Free Public Health Care Increase Utilization and Reduce Spending? Heterogeneity and Long-Term Effects. World Development, 101, 2018, pp. 334-350.

Lommerud, Kjell Erik, Odd Rune Straume and Steinar Vagstad. Employment Protection and Unemployment Benefits: On Technology Adoption and Job Creation in a Matching Model. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 120 (3), pp.763-793, 2018.


Løken, Katrine V., Shelly Lundberg and Julie Riise: Lifting the burden: State-care of the elderly and the labor supply of adult children. Journal of Human Resources, 52(1), pp. 247-271, 2017. 

Hangoma, Peter, Arild Aakvik and Bjarne Robberstad: Health Shocks and Household Welfare in Zambia: An Assessment of Changing RiskJournal of International Development, 30 (5), 790-817, 2017.

Aakvik, Arild, Frank Hansen and Gaute Torsvik: Productivity Dynamics, Performance Feedback and Group Incentives in a Sales Organization. Labour Economics, 46, pp. 110–117, 2017.

Hangoma, Peter, Arild Aakvik and Bjarne Robberstad: Explaining changes in child health inequality in the run up to the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): The case of ZambiaPLOS ONE, 12(2), 2017.

Brendbekken, R., Eriksen, H.R., Grasdal, A., Harris, A., Hagen, E.M., and T. Tangen: Return to Work in Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Multidisciplinary Intervention vs. Brief Intervention. A Randomized Clinical TrialJournal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2017, 27(1).


Sveinsdottir, Vigdis; Tveito, Torill Helene; Bond, Gary R.; Grasdal, Astrid; Lie, Stein Atle; Reme, Silje (2016): Protocol for the SEED-trial: Supported employment and preventing early disability. BMC Public Health, 2016; Volum 16:579.

Grasdal, Astrid (2016): De helserelaterte trygdeytelsene. Betydningen av økonomiske insentiver og samspill mellom trygdeordningene. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning 2016, (2), s. 102-124. DOI: 10.18261/issn.2464-3076-2016-02-02

Bratberg, Espen, Jonathan Davis, Bhashkar Mazumder, Martin Nybom, Daniel Schnitzlein, Kjell Vaage (2016): A Comparison of Intergenerational Mobility Curves in Germany, Norway, Sweden and the U.S. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2016, 1-30. DOI: 10.1111/sjoe.12197

Dahl, G., K.V. Løken, M. Mogstad and K. Salvanes (2016): "What Is the Case for Paid Maternity Leave?," Review of Economics and Statistics, 2016.

Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Grasdal, Astrid; Reme, Silje (2016): "Trial participant representativeness compared to ordinary service users in a work rehabilitation setting." Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2016; Volum 2. s. 12-15.


Johnsen, Julian Vedeler; Løken, Katrine Vellesen (2015): Nordic family policy and maternal employment. Nordic Economic Policy Review 2015 (2), p. 115-132.

Reme, Silje Endresen; Grasdal, Astrid; Løvvik, Camilla; Lie, Stein Atle; Øverland, Simon Nygaard (2015): Work-focused cognitive-behavioural therapy and individual job support to increase work participation in common mental disorders: a randomized controlled multicentre trial. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2015; Volum 72.(10) s.745-752.

Carneiro, Pedro, Katrine V. Løken and Kjell G. Salvanes (2015):A Flying Start? Maternity Leave and Long Run Outcomes of Children. Journal of Political Economy, 123(2), pp. 365-412, April 2015.

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

Aakvik, Arild, Tor Helge Holmås, Egil Kjerstad (2015): Prioritization and the Elusive Effect on Welfare – A Norwegian Health Care Reform Revisited. Social Science and Medicine, 128, pp. 290–300, March 2015.

Lommerud, Kjell Erik; Straume, Odd Rune; Vagstad, Steinar (2015):Mommy tracks and public policy: On self-fulfilling prophecies and gender gaps in hiring and promotion. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015; Volum 116. s.540-554.

Bratberg, Espen and Karin Monstad (2015): Worried sick? Worker responses to a financial shockLabour Economics, 33, pp. 111–120, 2015.


Bratberg, Espen and Ghazala Naz (2014): "Does paternity leave affect mothers' sickness absence?" European Sociological Review, 30(4), pp. 500-511, 2014.

Black, Sandra, Paul J. Devereux, Katrine V. Løken and Kjell G. Salvanes (2014): "Care or Cash? The Effect of Child Care Subsidies on Student Performance." Review of Economics and Statistics, 96(5), pp. 824-837, 2014.

Dahl, Gordon, Andreas Kostøl, and Magne Mogstad: "Family Welfare Cultures." Quarterly Journal of Economics, 129(4), 1711-1752, 2014.

Bratberg, Espen, Karsten Rieck and Kjell Vaage: "Intergenerational Earnings Mobility and Divorce." Journal of Population Economics, 27(4), 1107-1126, 2014.

Dahl, Gordon, Katrine V. Løken and Magne Mogstad: "Peer Effects in Program Participation." American Economic Review, 104, pp 2049-2074, 2014.

Kostøl, Andreas and Magne Mogstad: "How Financial Incentives Induce Disability Insurance Recipients to Return to Work." American Economic Review, 104(2): pp 624-55, 2014.

Prashant Bharadwaj, Julian Vedeler Johnsen, and Katrine Løken: "Smoking Bans, Maternal Smoking and Birth Outcomes," Journal of Public Economics, (115), pp.72-93, July 2014.

2010 - 2013

Hagist, Christian; Raffelhüschen, Bernt; Risa, Alf Erling; Vårdal, Erling: "Long-Term Fiscal Effects of Public Pension Reform in Norway - A Generational Accounting Analysis." Nordic Journal of Political Economy. 38, 1-23, 2013.

Hole, Arne Risa, Julie Riise Kolstad, Dorte Gyrd-Hansen “Inferred vs stated attribute non-attendance in choice experiments: A study of doctors’ prescription behavior”. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, 96, p21-31

Løken, Katrine Vellesen; Bharadwaj, Prashant; Nielson, Christopher. "Early Life Health Interventions and Academic Achievement." The American Economic Review, (103), pp 1862-1891, 2013.

Løken, Katrine Vellesen; Lommerud, Kjell Erik; Lundberg, Shelly J.: "Your place or mine? On the residence choice of young couples in Norway." Demography, 50(1), pp. 285-310, 2013.

Carlsen, Benedicte, Arne Risa Hole, Julie Riise Kolstad, Ole Frithjof Norheim: “When you can’t have the cake and eat it too; A study of medical doctors’ priorities in complex choice situations”. Social Science and Medicine, 2012, 75(11), p1664-1673

Lommerud, K. E. and Straume, O.R.: "Employment Protection Versus Flexicurity: On Technology Adoption in Unionised Firms." The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 114(1), (2012).

Løken, Katrine V., Magne Mogstad and Matthew Wiswall: "What linear estimators miss: The effects of family income on child outcomes." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 4, 1-35, 2012.

Nilsen, Øivind Anti., Kjell Vaage, Arild Aakvik, Karl Jacobsen: "Intergenerational Earnings Mobility Revisited: Estimates Based on Lifetime Earnings." Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 114(1), pp 1-23, 2012.

Grasdal, A. and Monstad, K.: "Inequity in the use of physician services in Norway before and after introducing patient lists in primary care." International Journal for Equity in Health 2011, 10:25.

Kolstad, Julie Riise: “How can rural jobs be made more attractive to Tanzanian health workers? Results from a discrete choice experiment”, Health Economics, 2011, 20(2), p196-211

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

Løken, Katrine V., "Family income and children’s education: Using the Norwegian oil boom as a natural experiment." Labour Economics, 17, 118-129, 2010.

Mæstad, Ottar, Gaute Torsvik, Arild Aakvik: "Overworked? The relationship between workload and health worker performance in rural Tanzania." Journal of Health Economics, 29, pp 686-698, 2010.

Aakvik, Arild, Tor Helge Holmås and M. Kamrul Islam: "Does variation in GP practice matter for the length of sickness absenteeism? A multilevel analysis based on Norwegian GP--patient data." Social Science and Medicine, 70, 1590-1598, 2010.

Aakvik, Arild and Kjell G. Salvanes and Kjell Vaage: "Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education using an education reform." European Economic Review, 54, pp 483-500, 2010.