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    • Determinants of Health and Labor Market Outcomes : Three Essays in Applied Microeconomics 

      Breivik, Anne-Lise (The University of Bergen, 2020-04-24)
      This thesis consist of four chapters: One introductory chapter and three chapters that each includes the three papers that are the main part of this thesis. The introductory chapter provides an overview of the determinants ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Agglomeration and trade performance – evidence from the Norwegian salmon aquaculture industry 

      Gaasland, Ivar; Straume, Hans-Martin; Vårdal, Erling (Taylor & Francis, 2020)
      Geographical concentration of industries tends to be important for firms that depend on innovation and are intensive in the use of specialized technology and labor. In this paper, we investigate the interaction between ...
      Journal article
    • Economic Effects of Workfare Reforms for Single Mothers: Benefit Substitution and Labour Supply Responses 

      Johnsen, Julian Vedeler; Reiso, Katrine Holm (Wiley, 2020)
      We analyse the economic effects of nationwide Norwegian reforms on the state benefit programme targeting single mothers. Our results show that for each reduction of 100 Norwegian kroner (NOK) in benefit payments from the ...
      Journal article
    • Nowcasting av norsk BNP med maskinlæringsalgoritmer 

      Valland, Rene Alexander Andersen (The University of Bergen, 2019-09-21)
      Hvordan det går med økonomien er noe som aktører i finans, bedrifter og det offentlige tjener på å vite så fort som mulig. Blant de viktigste makrotallene er veksten i bruttonasjonalprodukt, som viser verdien av alt som ...
      Master thesis
    • Nettnøytralitet og økonomiske insentiv: En tosidig markedsanalyse 

      Rosenvinge, Vegard (The University of Bergen, 2019-09-19)
      USA fjernet nettnøytraliteten 14.desember 2017, mens den vedstår per dags dato i eurosonen. Nettleverandører hevder at nettnøytraliten hindrer dem i å utnytte potensiale i infrastrukturen deres. De ønsker å tilby ...
      Master thesis
    • Lojalitetsprogram og deres innvirkning på konkurransen i drivstoffmarkedet 

      Havsgård, Kristianne Nordeide (The University of Bergen, 2019-07-09)
      Masteroppgaven min har en todelt problemstilling. Jeg ønsker først og fremst å undersøke hvordan lojalitetsprogram påvirker konkurransen i drivstoffmarkedet. Samtidig lurer jeg på om disse lojalitetsprogrammene er gunstige ...
      Master thesis
    • Hemmelige kontrakter i dagligvaremarkedet 

      Gangstøe, Susanne Helen (The University of Bergen, 2019-07-09)
      I denne oppgaven tar jeg for meg kontraktene mellom produsenter og detaljister i dagligvaremarkedet. Jeg ønsker å studere forskjellen mellom observerbare og hemmelige innkjøpspriser og hvordan dette får innvirkning på ...
      Master thesis
    • Kan et forbud mot prisdiskriminering fremme etablering av nettaktører i dagligvaremarkedet? 

      Orlova, Lina (The University of Bergen, 2019-07-06)
      I denne oppgaven presenterer jeg en teoretisk modell som brukes til å studere om et forbud mot prisdiskriminering i leverandørleddet i dagligvaremarkedet fremmer etablering av nettaktører. Jeg tar utgangspunkt i en vertikal ...
      Master thesis
    • Empirical Essays on Health and Aging 

      Grøtting, Maja Weemes (The University of Bergen, 2019-05-29)
      This thesis is composed of four chapters: One introductory chapter and three chapters that each include one of the three essays that make up the main body of the thesis. Common features of the essays are empirical ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Economic incentives, employment and health 

      Fevang, Elisabeth (The University of Bergen, 2019-05-24)
      The goal of this thesis is to shed new light on the mechanisms behind the high rates of disabilityrelated non-employment in Norway, and to find explanations for the apparent rise of labor market exclusion problems within ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Norwegian export of farmed salmon − trade costs and market concentration 

      Asche, Frank; Gaasland, Ivar; Straume, Hans-Martin; Vårdal, Erling (Taylor & Francis, 2019-04-24)
      While variation in unit value most commonly has been associated with quality in the trade literature, observed differences in prices between markets might also be explained by variation in market concentration and the ...
      Journal article
    • Barnløshet blant menn i Norge - hvem er de, og hvor bor de? 

      Grasdal, Astrid; Lommerud, Kjell Erik (Universitetsforlaget, 2019-04-01)
      Andelen barnløse menn øker i Norge. I nær framtid kan vi vente at omtrent hver femte mann som passerer 50 år, ikke har fått egne barn. Utviklingen er noenlunde den samme i mange andre vestlige land. Vi har ved hjelp av ...
      Journal article
    • Four essays on ageing, health and labour market participation 

      Lillebø, Otto Sevaldson (The University of Bergen, 2019-02-22)
      This thesis consists of five essays: An introductory essay and four essays within the topic of ageing, health and labour market participation. In the introduction I motivate the research questions, discuss how it relates ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Opportunity and risk are twins. An investigation into algorithms. 

      Widomski, Katherine Alexandra (The University of Bergen, 2019-02-08)
      Algorithms will free up people’s time to do other things, much like computers have freed people from paper calculations. The depth and breadth of the application of algorithms is best understood through a task-based ...
      Master thesis
    • Women in economics: Stalled progress 

      Lundberg, Shelly J; Stearns, Jenna (American Economic Association, 2019)
      Women are still a minority in the economics profession. By the mid-2000s, just under 35 percent of PhD students and 30 percent of assistant professors were female, and these numbers have remained roughly constant ever ...
      Journal article
    • Competition and physician behaviour: Does the competitive environment affect the propensity to issue sickness certificates? 

      Brekke, Kurt Richard; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin; Straume, Odd Rune (Elsevier, 2019)
      Competition among physicians is widespread, but compelling empirical evidence on its impact on service provision is limited, mainly due to endogeneity issues. In this paper we exploit that many GPs, in addition to own ...
      Journal article
    • Dynamic hospital competition under rationing by waiting times 

      Sa, Luis; Siciliani, Luigi; Straume, Odd Rune (Elsevier, 2019)
      We develop a dynamic model of hospital competition where (i) waiting times increase if demand exceeds supply; (ii) patients choose a hospital based in part on waiting times; and (iii) hospitals incur waiting time penalties. ...
      Journal article
    • Competition and equity in health care markets 

      Siciliani, Luigi; Straume, Odd Rune (Elsevier, 2019)
      We provide a model where hospitals compete on quality under fixed prices to investigate how hospital competition affects (i) quality differences between hospitals, and as a result, (ii) health inequalities across hospitals ...
      Journal article
    • Evaluation of integrated care services in Catalonia: population-based and service-based real-life deployment protocols 

      Baltaxe, Erik; Cano, Isaac; Herranz, Carmen; Barberan-Garcia, A; Hernandez, C; Alonso, Albert; Bescos, Cristina; Burgos, EF; Cleries, Montserrat; Contel, Joan Carles; de Batlle, Jordi; Islam, M. Kamrul; Kaye, R; Lahr, Maarten; Martinez-Palli, G; Monterde, D; Rutten-van Mölken, Maureen P M H; Roca, J (BioMed Central, 2019)
      Background: Comprehensive assessment of integrated care deployment constitutes a major challenge to ensure quality, sustainability and transferability of both healthcare policies and services in the transition toward a ...
      Journal article
    • Kostnader av sykemelding for enkeltindividet 

      Lyngroth, Cedrik Andersen (The University of Bergen, 2018-12-19)
      Formålet med denne oppgaven er å undersøke kostnaden ved å være sykemeldt for enkeltindividet. Det høye sykefraværet i Norge blir som regel forbundet med store kostnader for samfunnet på kort sikt på grunn av sykelønn, ...
      Master thesis