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Prior studies often point to a negative long-term development of economies dependent on natural resources. New research finds that contrary to this image, the Norwegian oil and gas sector is highly innovative and very flexible, but still faces significant difficulties to change.
Can anyone wear a bunad? Is it a real bunad if it is made in China? Is it a symbol of origin and roots or a nationalistic symbol? Thomas Hylland Eriksen explains the Norwegian obsession with this tradional garment.
How democratic was Norway in 1814? A new dataset allows you to explore the different dimensions of democracy from 1789 until now.
The Effect of Retirement on Male Mortality. Quasi-experimental Evidence from Norway
This study executed by Adrian Farner Rogne and Astri Syse provides strong evidence that retirement does not have a causal effect on male mortality.
Child Care, Parental Labor Supply and Tax Revenue
Martin Eckhoff Andresen and Tarjei Havnes
IZA DP No. 11576
Mobile with an agency: Negotiating the spatiotemporalities of the temp migrant worker
In this article, Kristina Zampoukosa, Hege Merete Knutsen, Maiken Bjerga Kiil and Gunilla Olofsdotter explore how Swedish agency warehouse workers and temp nurses working in Norway act and think in relation to mobility and how certain spatiotemporalities come into play in the mobility agency of individual workers
Child care before age two and the development of language and numeracy. Evidence from a lottery
Nina Drange and Tarjei Havnes
Discussion Paper SSB No. 808