Erik Biørn

Professor emeritus
Bilde av Erik Biørn
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Besøksadresse Økonomisk institutt Postboks 1095 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Postadresse Økonomisk institutt Eilert Sundts Hus Molte Moes vei 31 0851 OSLO

Faglige interesser

Generell økonometri, paneldata-økonometri, mikro-økonometri, økonometri med latente variable, aggregering og økonometri, helse-økonometri, investeringer: beregning av kapital og produktivitet, offentlig økonomi, husholdningers konsum.

Curriculum Vitae

Undervisning

ECON4160 - Econometrics - Modeling and systems estimation

ECON4150 - Introductory Econometrics

ECON5101 - Advanced Econometrics - Time series

ECON5102 - Advanced Econometrics - Microeconometrics

ECON5103 - Advanced Econometrics - Panel Data

 

Utdanning og karriere

  • Professor i samfunnsøkonomi, Universitetet i Oslo, 1986-2013.
  • Vitenskapelig medarbeider, Frischsenteret 2009-2011.
  • Vitenskapelig rådgiver og seniorforsker, Statistisk sentralbyrå 1986-2007
  • Seniorforsker, forskningsavdelingen, Statistisk sentralbyrå, 1984-1986
  • Dosent (vikar) i samfunnsøkonomi, Universitetet i Oslo, 1983-1984
  • Seniorforsker, forskningsavdelingen, Statistisk sentralbyrå, 1975-1983
  • Visiting scholar, Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques (INSEE), Paris,1980
  • Forsker, forskningsavdelingen, Statistisk sentralbyrå, 1972-1975
  • Konsulent/Førstekonsulent, forskningsavdelingen, Statistisk sentralbyrå, 1970-1971
  • Cand.oecon. Universitetet i Oslo, 1969
  • Exam.oecon, Universitetet i Oslo, 1967
     

Verv

  • Associate Editor, Empirical Economics
  • Rådgiver for Helseøkonomisk forskningsprogram, Universitetet i Oslo, 2000-2004
  • Undervisningsleder (alle nivå), Økonomisk institutt, Universitetet i Oslo, 2002-2004
  • Medlem av arrangementkomiteen for Econometric Methodology Conference, Oslo, 2003
  • Medlem av Norges Banks forskningsråd, 1989-1994
  • Medlem av Modellutvalget, Finansdepartementet, 1982-1990
  • Medlem av programkomiteen for Econometric Society European Meeting, København, 1987
  • Medlem av bedømmelseskomiteer for professorater ved Uppsala Universitet og Aarhus Universitet, samt for førsteamanuenisisstilling ved Stockholms Universitet.
  • Medlem av ekspertkomite for forskerbedømmelse ved Statistisk sentralbyrå, Norges Bank og Frischsenteret.
  • Medlem av ekspertkomite for bedriftsbeskatning under Skattekommisjoneen, 1983-1984.

 

Emneord: Samfunnsøkonomi, Økonometri

Publikasjoner

 Selected recent working papers

 

  • Biørn, Erik & Han, Xuehui (2017). Revisiting the FDI impact on GDP growth in errors-in-variables models: a panel data GMM analysis allowing for error memory. Empirical Economics.  ISSN 0377-7332.  53(4), s 1379- 1398 . doi: 10.1007/s00181-016-1203-4 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2015). Panel data dynamics with mis-measured variables: modeling and GMM estimation. Empirical Economics.  ISSN 0377-7332.  48(2), s 517- 535 . doi: 10.1007/s00181-014-0802-1 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2015). VAR Interpretations of Haavelmo's Market Model of Capital and Investment. Econometric Theory.  ISSN 0266-4666.  31(2), s 195- 212 . doi: 10.1017/S0266466614000267
  • Biørn, Erik & Bjørnsen, Hild-Marte (2015). What motivates farm couples to seek off-farm labour? A logit analysis of job transitions. European Review of Agricultural Economics.  ISSN 0165-1587.  42(2), s 339- 365 . doi: 10.1093/erae/jbu025 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2014). Estimating SUR system with random coefficients: The unbalanced panel data case. Empirical Economics.  ISSN 0377-7332.  47(2), s 451- 468 . doi: 10.1007/s00181-013-0753-y
  • Bretteville-Jensen, Anne Line; Biørn, Erik & Selmer, Randi (2014). Does screening participation affect cigarette smokers' decision to quit? A long-horizon panel data analysis. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.  ISSN 1455-0725.  31(2), s 141- 160 . doi: 10.2478/nsad-2014-0012 Fulltekst i vitenarkiv. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2013). On the Statistical Testing of Hypotheses in Economic Theory. Oversettelse av Trygve Haavelmo (1939): Om statistisk "testing" av hypoteser i den økonomiske teori. Lecture, Copenhagen, In Duo Qin (ed.),  The Rise of Econometrics.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-0-415-61678-2.  25.  s 67 - 84
  • Biørn, Erik; Gaure, Simen; Markussen, Simen & Røed, Knut (2013). The rise in absenteeism: disentangling the impacts of cohort, age and time. Journal of Population Economics.  ISSN 0933-1433.  26(4), s 1585- 1608 . doi: 10.1007/s00148-012-0403-2 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik & Godager, Geir (2010). Does quality influence choice of general practitioner? An analysis of matched doctor-patient panel data. Economic Modelling.  ISSN 0264-9993.  27(4), s 842- 853 . doi: 10.1016/j.econmod.2009.10.016 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik; Hagen, TP; Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon (2010). How different are hospitals' responses to a financial reform? The impact on efficiency of activity-based financing. Health Care Management Science.  ISSN 1386-9620.  13(1), s 1- 16 . doi: 10.1007/s10729-009-9106-y
  • Bjørnsen, Marte & Biørn, Erik (2010). Interrelated labor decisions of farm couples: a censored response analysis of off-farm work. Agricultural Economics.  ISSN 0169-5150.  41(6), s 595- 610 . doi: 10.1111/j.1574-0862.2010.00475.x Vis sammendrag
  • Kann, Inger Cathrine; Biørn, Erik & Lurås, Hilde (2010). Competition in general practice: Prescriptions to the elderly in a list patient system. Journal of Health Economics.  ISSN 0167-6296.  29(5), s 751- 764 . doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2010.07.004 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2009). Estimation of discrete choice and censoring models (In Russian). Quantile.  ISSN 0999-8888.  6, s 49- 57 Fulltekst i vitenarkiv. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik & Krishnakumar, Jayalakshmi (2008). Measurement Errors and Simultaneity, In Laszlo Matyas & Patrick Sevestre (ed.),  The Econometrics of Panel Data. Fundamentals and Recent Developments in Theory and Practice.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-540-75889-1.  Chapter 10.  s 323 - 367
  • Biørn, Erik; Skjerpen, Terje & Wangen, Knut R. (2006). Can Random Coefficient Cobb-Douglas Production Functions be Aggregated to Similar Macro Functions?, In Badi Baltagi (ed.),  Panel Data Econometrics: Theoretical Contributions and Empirical Applications.  Elsevier.  ISBN 0-444-52172-0.  Chapter 9.  s 229 - 258 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik; Skjerpen, Terje & Wangen, Knut Reidar (2006). Can Random Coefficient Cobb-Douglas Production Functions be Aggregated to Similar Macro Functions?, In Badi Baltagi (ed.),  Panel Data Econometrics: Theoretical Contributions and Empirical Applications.  Elsevier.  ISBN 0-444-52172-0.  Chapter 9.  s 229 - 258
  • Wangen, Knut Reidar & Biørn, Erik (2006). How Do Consumers Switch Between Close Substitutes when Price Variation is Small? The Case of Cigarette Types. Spanish Economic Review.  ISSN 1435-5469.  8(4), s 239- 253 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2005). How Are Survival-Efficiency Profiles Related to Retirement Rates and Capital Vintage Prices?, In L.A. Finley (ed.),  Focus on Economic Growth and Productivity.  Nova Science Publishers, Inc..  ISBN 1-59454-272-4.  Kapittel 8.  s 143 - 186 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik & Skjerpen, Terje (2004). Aggregation Biases in Production Functions: A Panel Data Analysis of Translog Models. Research in Economics.  ISSN 1090-9443.  58(1), s 31- 57 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2004). Regression systems for unbalanced panel data: a stepwise maximum likelihood procedure. Journal of Econometrics.  ISSN 0304-4076.  122(2), s 281- 291 Vis sammendrag
  • Bretteville-Jensen, Anne Line & Biørn, Erik (2004). Do Prices Count? A Micro-Econometric Study of Illicit Drug Consumption Based on Self-Reported Data. Empirical Economics.  ISSN 0377-7332.  29(3), s 673- 695 Vis sammendrag
  • Aasness, Jørgen; Biørn, Erik & Skjerpen, Terje (2003). Distribution of Preferences and Measurement Errors in a Disaggregated Expenditure System. Econometrics Journal.  ISSN 1368-4221.  6(2), s 373- 399
  • Biørn, Erik (2003). Handling the Measurement Error Problem by Means of Panel Data: Moment Methods Applied on Firm Data, In Bernt Petter Stigum (ed.),  Econometrics and the Philosophy of Economics. Theory-Data Confrontations in Economics.  Princeton University Press.  ISBN 0-691-11300-9.  24.  s 613 - 641
  • Biørn, Erik; Lindquist, Kjersti-Gro & Skjerpen, Terje (2003). Random Coefficients in Unbalanced Panels: An Application on Data From Chemical Plants. Annales d'Èconomie et de Statistique.  ISSN 0769-489X.  69, s 55- 83 Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik; Hagen, Terje P.; Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon (2003). The Effect of Activity-Based Financing on Hospital Efficiency: A Panel Data Analysis of DEA Efficiency Scores 1992-2000. Health Care Management Science.  ISSN 1386-9620.  6(4), s 271- 283 Vis sammendrag

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  • Biørn, Erik (2016). Econometrics of Panel Data: Methods and Applications. Oxford University Press.  ISBN 9780198753445.  416 s.
  • Biørn, Erik (2009). Økonometriske emner. 3. utgave. Unipub forlag.  ISBN 978-82-7477-399-8.  370 s.
  • Biørn, Erik (2008). Økonometriske emner. En videreføring. Unipub forlag.  ISBN 9788274773592.  326 s.
  • Biørn, Erik (2003). Økonometriske emner, 2. utgave. Unipub forlag.  ISBN 82-7477-152-4.  386 s.

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  • Biørn, Erik (2017). Identification and Method of Moments Estimation in Polynomial Measurement Error Models. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 01/2017. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2017). Kurs i paneldataøkonometri. Del 1: Generelt. Regresjonsanalyse med paneldata  .
  • Biørn, Erik (2017). Kurs i paneldataøkonometri. Del 2: Regresjonsanalyse. Videreføring..
  • Biørn, Erik (2017). Kurs i paneldataøkonometri: Del 3: Dynamiske modeller. Ubalanserte paneler etc..
  • Biørn, Erik (2017). Kurs i paneldataøkonometri: Del 4: Stokastiske koeffisienter. Målefeilmodeller. Flerligningsmodeller.
  • Biørn, Erik (2017). Revisiting, from a Frischian Point of View, the Relationship Between Elasticities of Intratemporal and Intertemporal Substitution. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 04/2017. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2016). Panel Data Estimators and Aggregation. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 19/2016. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik & Han, Xuehui (2015). Persistence, Signal-Noise Pattern and Heterogeneity in Panel Data: With an Application to the Impact of Foreign Direct investment on GDP. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 4/2015. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2014). Econometric Approaches to Market Models for Capital and Investment.
  • Biørn, Erik (2014). Serially Correlated Measurement Errors in Time Series Regression: The Potential of Instrumental Variable Estimators. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 28/2014. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2014). The Price-Quantity Decomposition of Capital Values Revisited: Framework and Examples. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 27/2014. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2013). Age-Cohort-Time Effects in Sickness Absence: Exploring a Large Data Set by Polynomial Regression. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 19/2013. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2013). Identifying Age-Cohort-Time Effects, Their Curvature and Interactions from Polynomials: Examples Related to Sickness Absence. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 08/2013. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik & Bjørnsen, Marte (2013). What Motivates Farm Couples to Seek Off-Farm Labour? A Logit Analysis of Job Transitions.
  • Biørn, Erik & Bjørnsen, Marte (2013). What Motivates Farm Couples to Seek Off-farm Labour? A Logit Analysis of Job Transitions. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 09/2013. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik & Han, Xuehui (2013). Panel Data Models With Dynamics and Measurement Error: GMM Performance when Autoregression and Error Memory Interact - Some Small Sample Evidence.
  • Biørn, Erik (2012). An Econometric Market Model of Capital and Investment Inspired by Haavelmo. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 11/2012. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2012). Estimating SUR Systems with Random Coefficients: The Unbalanced Panel Data Case. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 22/2012. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2012). The Measurement Error Problem in Dynamic Panel Data Analysis: Modeling and GMM Estimation. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 02/2012. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik & Han, Xuehui (2012). Panel Data Dynamics and Measurement Errors: GMM Bias, IV Validity and Model Fit - A Monte Carlo Study. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 27/2012. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik & Wangen, Knut Reidar (2012). New Taxonomies for Limited Dependent Variables Models. MPRA Paper. 41461. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2011). An Econometric Market Model of Capital and Investment.
  • Biørn, Erik (2011). Doing Econometrics with Panel Data: Advantages and Selected Approaches.
  • Biørn, Erik & Wangen, Knut Reidar (2011). Models of Truncation, Sample Selection, and Limited Dependent Variables: Suggestions for a Common Language. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 18/2011. Vis sammendrag
  • Bretteville-Jensen, Anne Line; Biørn, Erik & Selmer, Randi (2011). Quitting Behaviour of Cigarette Smokers. Are There Direct Effects of a Screening Program?. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 07/2011. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2010). Identifying Trend and Age Effects in Sickness Absence from Individual Data: Some Econometric Problems. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 20/2010. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2010). Kurs i paneldataøkonometri. Del 1: Generelt. Regresjonsanalyse med paneldata.
  • Biørn, Erik (2010). Kurs i paneldataøkonometri. Del 2: Regresjonsanalyse: Videregående emner.
  • Biørn, Erik (2010). Kurs i paneldataøkonometri: Del 3: Dynamiske modeller.
  • Biørn, Erik (2010). Kurs i paneldataøkonometri: Del 4: Ubalanserte paneler og flerligningsmodeller.
  • Biørn, Erik (2010). Regression Systems with Random Coefficients: Estimation Procedures for the Unbalanced Panel Data Case.
  • Biørn, Erik & Bjørnsen, Hild-Marte (2010). Farm Couples' Off-Farm Choice of Labour Supply: A Panel Data Analysis of Job Transitions.
  • Biørn, Erik; Gaure, Simen; Markussen, Simen & Røed, Knut (2010). The Rise in Absenteeism: Disentangling the Impacts of Cohort, Age and Time. IZA DP. 5091. Vis sammendrag
  • Bretteville-Jensen, Anne Line; Biørn, Erik & Selmer, Randi (2009). Quitting Behaviour of cigarette smokers - Are there direct effects of a screening program?.
  • Biørn, Erik (2009). Capital Decay and Tax Distortions: How to Abandon Exponential Decay and Benefit from It. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 27/2009. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2009). Econometric Analysis of Panel Data - An Introduction.
  • Biørn, Erik (2009). Measurement Errors in Dynamic Panel Data Analysis: A Synthesis on Modelling and GMM Estimation.
  • Biørn, Erik (2009). Measurement Errors in Dynamic Panel Data Analysis: A Synthesis on Modelling and GMM Estimation.
  • Biørn, Erik (2009). Measurement Errors in Dynamic Panel Data Analysis: A Synthesis on Modelling and GMM Estimation.
  • Biørn, Erik (2009). Modelling Addiction in Life-Cycle Models: Revisiting the Treatment of Latent Stocks and Other Unobservables. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 26/2009. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik; Gaure, Simen; Markussen, Simen & Røed, Knut (2009). The rise of absenteeism in Norway: Disentangling the impacts of cohort, age and time.
  • Biørn, Erik & Wangen, Knut Reidar (2009). Limited Dependent Variables Models: Reconsidering the Typology and a Suggested Synthesis.
  • Biørn, Erik (2008). Measurement Errors in Dynamic Panel Data Analysis: A Synthesis on Modelling and GMM Estimation.
  • Biørn, Erik (2008). Measurement Errors in Dynamic Panel Data Analysis: A Synthesis on Modelling and GMM Estimation.
  • Biørn, Erik & Godager, Geir (2008). Does Quality Influence Choice of General Practitioner? An Analysis of Matched Doctor Patient Panel Data.
  • Biørn, Erik & Godager, Geir (2008). Does quality influence choice of general practitioner? An analysis of matched doctor-patient panel data. HERO skriftserie / Working paper. 3. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2007). Latent Stocks in Econometric Implementations of Life-cycle Theories, Exemplified by Addiction.
  • Biørn, Erik (2007). Measuring and Decomposing Capital Stock and Service Values: Should Capital Quality be Given a Place?. Discussion Papers. 518. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik & Godager, Geir (2007). GP Quality, Imperfect Information and the Demand for GP Service: an Analysis of Matched Doctor-Patient Panel Data.
  • Biørn, Erik; Hagen, Terje P.; Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon (2007). Heterogeneity in Hospitals' Response to a Financial Reform: a Random Coefficient Analysis of the Impact of Activity Based Financing on Efficiency in Norway.
  • Biørn, Erik (2006). Identification and Method of Moment Estimation in Polynomial Mesurement Error Models.
  • Biørn, Erik; Hagen, Terje P.; Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon (2006). Heterogeneity in Hospitals' Responses to a Financial Reform: A Random Coefficient Analysis of the Impact of Activity-Based Financing on Efficiency.
  • Biørn, Erik; Hagen, Terje P.; Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon (2006). Heterogeneity in Hospitals' Responses to a Financial Reform: A Random Coefficient Analysis of the Impact of Activity-Based Financing on Efficiency.
  • Bjørnsen, Hild-Marte & Biørn, Erik (2006). The Joint Labour Decisions of Farm Couples: A Censored Response Analysis of On-farm and Of-farm Work.
  • Bjørnsen, Hild-Marte & Biørn, Erik (2006). The Joint Labour Decisions of Farm Couples: A Censored Response Analysis of On-farm and Off-farm Work. Memorandum / Økonomisk institutt, UiO. 05/2006. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik; Hagen, Terje P.; Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon (2006). Heterogeneity in Hospitals' Responses to a Financial Reform: A Random Coefficient Analysis of The Impact of Activity-Based Financing on Efficiency. HERO skriftserie / Working paper. 9. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik; Iversen, Tor; Hagen, Terje P. & Magnussen, Jon (2006). Heterogeneity in hospitals' responses to a financial reform. HERO skriftserie / Working paper. 9.
  • Biørn, Erik (2005). Addictive Stocks in Econometric Implementations of Life-Cycle Theories.
  • Biørn, Erik (2005). Constructing Panel Data Estimators by Aggregation: A General Moment Estimator and a Suggested Synthesis.
  • Biørn, Erik (2005). Constructing Panel Data Estimators by Aggregation: A General Moment Estimator and a Suggested Synthesis. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik (2005). Econometric Analysis of Panel Data. An Introduction. Part 1: Basic Topics. Part 2: Advanced Topics.
  • Biørn, Erik (2005). Måling av kapitalverdier og deres pris- og kvantumskomponenter. Trengs også en kvalitetskomponent?.
  • Biørn, Erik (2004). Polynomial Measurement Error Models for Cross-Section and Panel Data: Identification and Method of Moments Estimation.
  • Biørn, Erik (2004). Polynomial Measurement Error Models for Cross-Section and Panel Data: Identification and Method of Moments Estimation.
  • Biørn, Erik (2004). Polynom-modeller for tverrsnitts- og paneldata med målefeil. Identifikasjon og estimering ved momentmetoder.
  • Biørn, Erik; Skjerpen, Terje & Wangen, Knut R. (2004). Can Random Coefficient Cobb-Douglas Production Functions be Aggregated to Similar Macro Functions?.
  • Biørn, Erik; Skjerpen, Terje & Wangen, Knut R. (2004). Can Random Coefficient Cobb-Douglas Production Functions be Aggregated to Similar Macro Functions?. Memorandum / Økonomisk institutt, UiO. 22/2004. Vis sammendrag
  • Biørn, Erik; Skjerpen, Terje & Wangen, Knut R. (2004). Can Random Coefficient Cobb-Douglas Production Functions be Aggregated to Similar Macro Functions?.
  • Aasness, Jørgen; Biørn, Erik & Skjerpen, Terje (2003). Supplement to "Distribution of Preferences and Measurement Errors in a Disaggregated Expenditure System". Documents - Statistisk sentralbyrå/Statistics Norway. 3.
  • Biørn, Erik (2003). Aggregeringsmetoder eksemplifisert ved produktfunksjoner.
  • Biørn, Erik (2003). Den generaliserte momentmetode (GMM) - en innføring.

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Publisert 30. sep. 2010 10:45 - Sist endret 13. mars 2015 12:44