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Intergenerational Earnings Mobility in Norway: Levels and Trends
Using longitudinal data for Norwegian children born in 1950, 1955, 1960 and 1965, we find a relatively high degree of earnings mobility. There is no tendency toward decreasing mobility over the… Expand
Job Losses and Child Outcomes
Based on matched employer-employee data from Norway, we analyze the effects of worker displacement in 1986-1987 on their children’s earnings in 1999-2001. Using displacement of fathers to indicate an… Expand
Diagnosis and duration of sickness absence as predictors for disability pension: Results from a three-year, multi-register based* and prospective study
Aim: A study was undertaken to identify predictors for the transition from long-term sickness absence into disability pension with special emphasis on routinely collected medical information (e.g.… Expand
A Panel Data Study of Physicians' Labor Supply: The Case of Norway
Physicians are key personnel in a sector which is important due to its size as well as the quality of service it provides. We estimate the labor supply of physicians employed at hospitals in Norway,… Expand
Do voluntary international environmental agreements work
We consider the effects of international environmental agreements, using the Sofia Protocol on the reduction of nitrogen oxides. Our analysis utilizes panel data from 25 European countries for the… Expand
A Comparison of Intergenerational Mobility Curves in Germany, Norway, Sweden, and the Us
We use two non-parametric measures to characterize intergenerational mobility (IGM) throughout the income distribution: Rank Mobility and Income Share Mobility. We examine differences in these IGM… Expand
Unemployment, labor force composition and sickness absence: a panel data study.
Sickness absence tends to be negatively correlated with unemployment rates. In addition to pure health effects, this may be due to moral hazard behavior by workers who are fully insured against… Expand
Trends in Intergenerational Mobility Across Offspring's Earnings Distribution in Norway
Using register data for Norwegian cohorts born in 1950, 1955, and 1960, we found intergenerational earnings mobility to be high, and lower at the lower end of offspring's earnings distribution than… Expand
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.
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to identify predictors for the transition from long-term sickness absence into disability pension with a special focus on gender. METHODS The study used data… Expand
‘The Double Burden’: Do Combinations of Career and Family Obligations Increase Sickness Absence among Women?
Women working full time in the labour market often face a second shift at home. We investigate whether this double burden increases sickness absence among Norwegian women.When selection is not… Expand