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Published May 7, 2018 8:00 AM

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.

Published May 2, 2018 12:00 PM

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.

Published Apr. 13, 2018 4:36 PM

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.

Published Apr. 10, 2018 8:00 AM

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.

Published Apr. 9, 2018 2:00 PM

The paper "Immigrant Responses to Social Insurance Generosity" was published as IZA Discussion Paper no. 11482The paper is written by OFS affiliates Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut Røed, all at the Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research.

Published Mar. 9, 2018 9:20 AM

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.

Published Mar. 5, 2018 10:00 AM

The paper "Optimal Taxation in a Unionised Economy" was published as CESifo Working paper no. 6954The paper is written by Professor Vidar Christiansen and Professor Ray Rees, both OFS affiliates.

Published Jan. 31, 2018 7:08 PM

Martine Hexeberg Grøtt, Elisabeth Helgesen, Henrik Svensli and Lars Thorvaldsen have won the OFS Student Scholarship 2018.

Published Jan. 15, 2018 8:00 AM

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.

Published Dec. 22, 2017 12:00 PM

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.

Published Dec. 11, 2017 10:00 AM

The paper "Taxation of Insurance" was published as CESifo Working paper no. 6830The paper is written by Professor Vidar Christiansen.

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Published Nov. 6, 2017 8:53 AM

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.

Published Nov. 1, 2017 9:00 AM

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.

Published Sep. 6, 2017 2:00 PM

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.

Published Aug. 21, 2017 10:00 AM

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.

Published Jan. 26, 2017 10:41 AM
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Boyd Oyier, Andreas Haga Raavand, Cathrine Sørensen and Andreas Økland have won the OFS Student Scholarship 2017.

Published Sep. 19, 2016 10:42 AM
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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.

Published Feb. 6, 2015 1:00 PM

Kristoffer Berg, Øyvind Bruer-Skarsbø, Håkon Rysst Heilmann og Halvar Trøyel Nerbø have won the the OFS Student Scholarship 2015.

Published Nov. 11, 2014 1:42 PM

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.”

Published June 30, 2014 10:57 AM

- 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.

Published June 30, 2014 10:57 AM

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.

Published June 30, 2014 10:57 AM

Sebastian Ellingsen, Marianne Lefsaker Johansson, and Martin Nybakk have won the the OFS Student Scholarship 2014. It is the first time that the OFS scholarship has been awarded to Master's students.