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  • Attitudes towards sickness absence in the nordic countries. 

    Holmås, Tor Helge; Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Skjeret, Frode (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-12)
    Sickness absence between Nordic countries varies substantially. While Norway and Sweden have high sickness absence compared with other countries in Europe, absence due to sickness in Finland, Iceland and Denmark is ...
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  • Evaluating the Effect of a National Labour and Welfare Administration Reform (Nav-reform) on Employment, Social Insurance and Social Assistance 

    Aakvik, Arild; Monstad, Karin; Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2014-04)
    A national labour and welfare administration reform (NAV reform) is evaluated on employment outcomes and use of social insurance and assistance schemes. The reform was implemented step-wise over time during 2006—2010 at ...
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  • Keeping Nurses at Work: A Duration Analysis 

    Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-06)
    A shortage of nurses is currently a problem in several countries, and an important question is therefore how one can increase the supply of nursing labour. In this paper we focus on the issue of nurses leaving the public ...
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  • Lifestyle and future need for social care 

    Askildsen, Jan Erik; Holmås, Tor Helge; Pervin, Tanjima (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-12)
    Early-age lifestyle may be an important predictor of demand for social care later in life. Using a longitudinal dataset, in this paper we analyse the effects of previous lifestyle choices on the need for social care. ...
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  • Monitoring prioritization in a public health care sector 

    Askildsen, Jan Erik; Kaarbøe, Oddvar; Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-12)
    This paper presents a new way to monitor priority settings in public health care systems. We take departure in medical guidelines prescribing acceptable waiting times for different medical descriptions. Allocating ICD10 ...
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  • A Panel Data Study of Physicians’ Labor Supply: The Case of Norway 

    Baltagi, Badi H.; Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 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 ...
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  • Will Increased Wages Reduce Shortage of Nurses? A Panel Data Analysis of Nurses’ Labour Supply 

    Askildsen, Jan Erik; Baltagi, Badi H.; Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-12)
    Shortage of nurses is a problem in several countries. It is an unsettled question whether increasing wages constitute a viable policy for extracting more labour supply from nurses. In this paper we use a unique matched ...
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