Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo, Norway, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Senior Research Fellow, Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, Norway
Labor economics, unemployment, activation policies, entrepreneurship, labour supply, retirement behaviour, marginalisation, social security, microeconometrics, duration models
PhD Economics, University of Oslo, 1998
“The Sick Pay Trap.” Journal of Labor Economics 32:2 (2014): 305–336 (with E. Fevang and S. Markussen).
“The Case for Presenteeism - Evidence from Norway's Sickness Insurance Program”. Journal of Public Economics 96 (2012) 959–972 (with S. Markussen and A. Mykletun).
“Unemployment Insurance in Welfare States: The Impacts of Soft Duration Constraints.” Journal of the European Economic Association 10:3 (2012): 518–554 (with L. Westlie).
“Time and Causality: A Monte Carlo Assessment of the Timing-of-Events Approach.” Journal of Econometrics 141 (2007): 1159–1195 (with S. Gaure and T. Zhang).
“Does Unemployment Compensation Affect Unemployment Duration?” The Economic Journal 113 (2003): 190–206 (with T. Zhang).