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Ragnhild Schreiner presents the paper "Do place-based tax incentives create jobs? " co-authored by Hyejin Ku and Uta Schönberg. Ragnhild Schreiner is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University College London.
The paper "Child care, parental labor supply and tax revenue" was published as IZA Discussion paper no. 11576. The paper is written jointly by OFS researchers Martin Eckhoff Andresen, researcher at Statistics Norway, and Tarjei Havnes, Associate Professor and Director of OFS.
The paper "Mutual choice of partner and communication in a repeated prisoner's dilemma" was published in the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics. The paper is written by Professor Gaute Torsvik at OFS, together with Eirik Strømland and Sigve Tjøtta.
Pierre-Philippe Combes presents the paper "The Costs of Agglomeration: House and Land Prices in French Cities", co-authored with Gilles Duranton and Laurent Gobillon. Combes is a Research Professor at GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne.
April 10, 2018: Egbert Jongen presents the paper "Using Tax Deductions to Promote Lifelong Learning: Real and Shifting Responses" co-authored by Wiljan van den Berge and Karen van der Wiel. Jongen is a associate professor at Leiden University.
The paper "Immigrant Responses to Social Insurance Generosity" was published as IZA Discussion Paper no. 11482. The paper is written by OFS affiliates Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut Røed, all at the Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research.
Stephen Jenkins presents the paper "How valid are synthetic panel estimates of poverty dynamics? Evidence from two rich countries", co-authored with Nicolas Hérault, University of Melbourne. Stephen Jenkins is a professor at The London School of Economics and Political Science.
The paper "Optimal Taxation in a Unionised Economy" was published as CESifo Working paper no. 6954. The paper is written by Professor Vidar Christiansen and Professor Ray Rees, both OFS affiliates.
Martine Hexeberg Grøtt, Elisabeth Helgesen, Henrik Svensli and Lars Thorvaldsen have won the OFS Student Scholarship 2018.
The paper "Discrimination Against Ethnic Minorities in Activation Programme? Evidence from a Vignette Experiment" was published in the Journal of Social Policy. The paper is written by Professor Gaute Torsvik at OFS, together with Lars Inge Terum and Einar Øverbye.
The paper "Early child care and cognitive development: Evidence from an assignment lottery" was accepted for publication in the Journal of Labor Economics. The paper is written jointly by Nina Drange, researcher at Statistics Norway, and Tarjei Havnes, Associate Professor and Director of OFS.
The paper "Taxation of Insurance" was published as CESifo Working paper no. 6830. The paper is written by Professor Vidar Christiansen.
Does increased immigration make us less willing to contribute to the common good? And if so, can personal contact and friendship remedy this reluctance? To find the answer, economists have studied room mates in the military.
The paper "Teams in a public goods experiment with punishment" was published in the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics. The paper is written by Professor Gaute Torsvik at OFS, together with Heike Auerswald, Carsten Schmidt and Marcel Thum.
The paper "Tax Evasion in Firms" was published in Labour 32(1). The paper is written by Associate Professor Tone Ognedal at OFS together with Senior researcher Erling Barth.
The paper "An Up-to-Date Joint Labor Supply and Child Care Choice Model" was published as CESifo Working paper no. 6641. The paper is written jointly by OFS researchers Thor-Olav Thoresen and Trine Engh-Vattø, both at Statistics Norway.
Boyd Oyier, Andreas Haga Raavand, Cathrine Sørensen and Andreas Økland have won the OFS Student Scholarship 2017.
OFS has a limited number of scholarships available for Master students who plan to Write their Master's thesis. The thesis must be relevant to one of OFS's research areas. The next application deadline is 20 October 2016.
Kristoffer Berg, Øyvind Bruer-Skarsbø, Håkon Rysst Heilmann og Halvar Trøyel Nerbø have won the the OFS Student Scholarship 2015.
OFS Scholarship Recipient Sebastian Ellingsen has won the "Master Thesis of the Year 2014"-award. He won in the category "Macroeconomics" with his thesis ”A theoretical and empirical analysis of the impact of dual income taxation on economic growth.”
- Jeg er glad for at vi i dag skal markere åpningen av to sentre for offentlig økonomi – Norwegian Center for Taxation, tilknyttet Norges Handelshøyskole her i Bergen og Oslo Fiscal Studies, tilknyttet Universitetet i Oslo.
Finansminister Sigbjørn Johnsen åpnet to nye skattesentre - Oslo Fiscal Studies ved Universitet i Oslo og Norwegian Center for Taxation ved NHH i Bergen i dag.