• The causal effect of workload on labour supply of older employees 

      Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin (Working paper; 6-2017, Working paper, 2017-12)
      Several policies are implemented to keep older workers in the labour force, but little is known about their effects. We investigate the effects of a particular program: at the age of 55, Norwegian teachers’ workload is ...
    • Gender differences in disability after sickness absence with musculoskeletal disorders: five-year prospective study of 37,942 women and 26,307 men 

      Gjesdal, Sturla; Bratberg, Espen; Mæland, John Gunnar; Gjesdal, Sturla; Bratberg, Espen; Mæland, John Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-02-07)
      Background Gender differences in the prevalence and occupational consequences of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are consistently found in epidemiological studies. The study investigated whether gender differences also ...
    • Health effects of reduced workload for older employees 

      Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      To keep elder employees in the labour force, introducing age-dependent job conditions can be a policy measure. However, we know little about the effect of such initiatives. We investigate the effects of a particular programme ...
    • A Panel Data Study of Physicians’ Labor Supply: The Case of Norway 

      Baltagi, Badi H.; Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge (3-2003, Working paper, 2003-03)
      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, using personnel register ...
    • Worried sick? Sickness absence during organizational turmoil 

      Bratberg, Espen; Monstad, Karin (Working Paper, Working paper, 2011-12)
      Sickness absence has risen over the past years in Norway. An explanation put forward is that a tougher labour market represents a health hazard, while a competing hypothesis predicts that loss of job security works as a ...
    • Worried sick? Worker Responses to a Financial Shock 

      Bratberg, Espen; Monstad, Karin (Working paper 07/2013, Working paper, 2013-12)
      Excessive sickness absence may hurt productivity and put a strain on public finances. One explanation put forward for increasing absence rates is that a tougher labour market represents a health hazard. A competing hypothesis ...
    • Worried sick? Worker responses to a financial shock 

      Bratberg, Espen; Monstad, Karin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-04)
      Excessive sickness absence may hurt productivity and put a strain on public finances. One explanation put forward for increasing absence rates is that a tougher labour market represents a health hazard. A competing hypothesis ...