• Educational attainment and family background 

      Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2005-04)
      This paper analyses the effect of aspects of family background, such as family income and parental education, on the educational attainment of persons born from 1967 to 1972. Family income is measured at different periods ...
    • Educational attainment and family background 

      Aakvik, Arild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Vaage, Kjell (Working Paper, Working paper, 2005)
      This paper analyses the effect of aspects of family background, such as family income and parental education, on the educational attainment of persons born from 1967 to 1972. Family income is measured at different periods ...
    • Endringer i regler for uføre- og alderspensjonister : hvordan påvirkes arbeidstilbudet for disse gruppene? 

      Aakvik, Arild; Bjorvatn, Afsane; Holmås, Tor Helge; Steckmest, Elisabeth (Rapport, Research report, 2001-05)
      I 1997 ble det gjennomført endringer i reglene for alders- og uførepensjonister. Bakgrunnen for regelendringene var å stimulere til økt arbeidstilbud blant pensjonister. I denne rapporten undersøker vi hvorvidt regelendringene ...
    • Evaluering av arbeidsmarkedsbedriftene som attføringstiltak 

      Aakvik, Arild; Dahl, Svenn-Åge (Rapport, Research report, 2000-06)
      Formålet med denne studien har vært å evaluere arbeidsmarkedsbedriftenes sysselsettingseffekt. Vi analyserer med andre ord overgangen fra arbeidsmarkedsbedriftene til ordinært arbeid for personer som har avsluttet sitt ...
    • Late careers and career exits in Norway 

      Aakvik, Arild; Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Vaage, Kjell (Working paper, Working paper, 2005-08)
      We used matched employer-employee data for the period 1992-1997 to analyse the transition from work to early retirement in Norway. We focus on the effect of a new early retirement scheme ("AFP") of which some 60 percent ...
    • A low-key social insurance reform : treatment effects for back pain patients in Norway 

      Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Kjerstad, Egil (Working Paper, Working paper, 2002-04)
      This paper estimates treatment effects for back pain patients using observational data from a low-key insurance reform in Norway. Using a latent variable model we estimate the average treatment effects (ATE), the average ...
    • Measuring heterogeneity in the returns to education in Norway using educational reforms 

      Aakvik, Arild; Vaage, Kjell; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2003-07)
      The decision to take more education is complex, and is influenced by individual ability, financial constraints, family background, preferences, etc. Such factors, normally unobserved by the researcher, introduce endogeneity ...
    • Skill formation among vocational rehabilitation clients : public policy vs private incentives 

      Aakvik, Arild; Kjerstad, Egil (Working Paper, Working paper, 2002-04)
      In this paper we analyse individual vocational rehabilitation clients’ decisions to enter active training or not. Although the Government pays the direct costs of training, the composition of the total costs of training ...
    • Sources of measurement errors in earnings data : new estimates of intergenerational elasticities 

      Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Vaage, Kjell; Aakvik, Arild; Jacobsen, Karl Åge (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2008-04)
      Using Norwegian intergenerational data with a substantial part of the life-cycle earnings of children and almost the entire life-cycle earnings for their fathers, we present new estimates of intergenerational mobility. ...
    • Transitions to employment from labour market enterprises in Norway 

      Aakvik, Arild; Dahl, Svenn-Åge (Working paper, Working paper, 2004-12)
      We analyse a labour market programme for partly disabled workers that involves the transition from Labour Market Enterprises to a job in the ordinary labour market. We find that the percentage of these people finding jobs ...