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Browsing by Author "Holmås, Tor Helge"

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Browsing by Author "Holmås, Tor Helge"

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  • Holmås, Tor Helge; Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Skjeret, Frode (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Holmås, Tor Helge (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Holmås, Tor Helge; Pervin, Tanjima (Working paper, 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. ...
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Kaarbøe, Oddvar; Holmås, Tor Helge (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Baltagi, Badi H.; Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Baltagi, Badi H.; Holmås, Tor Helge (Working paper, 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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