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Using survey data to study capitalization of local public services
(Working Paper Series, 1503-299X; 2006:17, Research report, 2006)
We use surveys in which respondents evaluate local amenities in Norway to compute proxy variables for the quality of local public services as well as other local amenities relevant to location decisions. Average satisfaction ...
Primary Physicians’ Response to Changes in Fees.
(Working Paper Series, 1503-299X; 2006:18, Research report, 2006)
The study examines how the service production of primary physicians in Norway is influenced by changes in fees. The data represent about 2 650 fee-for-service physicians for the years 1995-2000. We constructed a variable ...
Election cycles, party ideology and incumbent popularity: Theory and evidence for OECD economies.
(Working Paper Series, 1503-299X; 2006:15, Research report, 2006)
The paper presents a rational political business cycle model where voters are imperfectly informed about both incumbent competence and incumbent preferences. The model predicts that election cycles on real variables are ...
Do local authorities set local fiscal variables to influence population flows?
(Working Paper Series, 1503-299X; 2006:16, Research report, 2006)
The paper presents an empirical test of local fiscal competition in Norway based on the observation that interregional migration during the business cycle creates very different incentives for rural and urban municipalities ...