Bernt Bratsberg

Kansas State University - Department of Economics

Professor

Manhattan, KS 66502-4001

United States

University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research

Gaustadalleen 21

N-0349 Oslo

Norway

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

American Exceptionalism in a New Light: A Comparison of Intergenerational Earnings Mobility in the Nordic Countries, the United Kingdom and the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1938
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Stockholm University, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Warwick - Department of Economics, Åbo Akademi University, Stockholm University and Aarhus University - Department of Economics
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intergenerational mobility, earnings inequality, long-run earnings

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Immigrant Labor Market Integration Across Admission Classes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10513
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum and Knut Roed
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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migration, refugees, assimilation, social insurance

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Disability in the Welfare State: An Unemployment Problem in Disguise?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4897
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Bernt Bratsberg, Elisabeth Fevang and Knut Roed
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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disability, displacement, social insurance, employment opportunities

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Performance Pay and Within-Firm Wage Inequality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4137
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Apr 2009
Institute for Social Research, Norway, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Statistics Norway and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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performance related pay, wage inequality, union bargaining

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Who Pays for Performance?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2142
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 May 2006
Institute for Social Research, Norway, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Statistics Norway and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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performance related pay, agency problems, compensation methods

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When Minority Labor Migrants Meet the Welfare State

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2872
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum and Knut Roed
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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labor migration, labor market outcomes

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Inter-Industry Wage Differentials and Unobserved Ability: Siblings Evidence from Five Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1080
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Apr 2004
Stockholm University, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Aarhus University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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inter-industry wage differentials, unobserved ability, siblings

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Immigrants, Labor Market Performance, and Social Insurance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8292
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Jul 2014
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum and Knut Roed
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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migration, assimilation, social insurance

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Marital Sorting, Household Labor Supply, and Intergenerational Earnings Mobility across Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3037
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Oct 2007
University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, Åbo Akademi University, Aarhus University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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assortative mating, intergenerational mobility, joint labor supply

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Who Leaves? The Outmigration of the Foreign-Born

NBER Working Paper No. w4913
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2000
George J. Borjas and Bernt Bratsberg
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Kansas State University - Department of Economics
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Educating Children of Immigrants: Closing the Gap in Norwegian Schools

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6138
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Dec 2011
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum and Knut Roed
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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immigrant children, educational attainment, school performance

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Job Loss and Immigrant Labor Market Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9729
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum and Knut Roed
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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migration, job loss, firm closure, unemployment

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Labour Migrant Adjustments in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8291
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jul 2014
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum and Knut Roed
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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migration, assimilation, social insurance

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Identifying Earnings Assimilation of Immigrants Under Changing Macroeconomic Conditions

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 106, No. 1, pp. 1-22, March 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 May 2004
Erling Barth, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjorn Raaum
Institute for Social Research, Norway, Kansas State University - Department of Economics and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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Trends in Assortative Mating and Offspring Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11753
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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assortative mating, homogamy, intergenerational mobility, inequality

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Nonlinearities in Intergenerational Earnings Mobility: Consequences for Cross-Country Comparisons

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, No. 519, pp. C72-C92, March 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 May 2007
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Warwick - Department of Economics, Stockholm University and Aarhus University - Department of Economics
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Interindustry Wage Differentials and Unobserved Ability: Siblings Evidence from Five Countries

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 171-202, January 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Dec 2006
Stockholm University, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Aarhus University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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Migrant Labor in the Norwegian Petroleum Sector

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 420
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jun 2017
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum and Ole Jorgen Røgeberg
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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Norway, migrants, oil, labor markets, wages

19.

Election Turnout Inequality - Insights from Administrative Registers

CESifo Working Paper No. 7465
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Department of Economics and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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election turnout, administrative register data, turnout inequality

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Immigrant Responses to Social Insurance Generosity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11482
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 May 2018
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum and Knut Roed
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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immigrants, labor supply, social insurance

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Welfare Activation and Youth Crime

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11719
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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social assistance, youth crime, activation

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Immigration and Wages: Evidence from Construction

The Economic Journal, Vol. 122, Issue 565, pp. 1177-1205, 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Nov 2012
Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjorn Raaum
Kansas State University - Department of Economics and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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Does Raiding Explain the Negative Returns to Faculty Seniority?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, Issue 3, pp. 704-721, July 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Bernt Bratsberg, James F. Ragan and John T. Warren
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Kansas State University - Department of Economics and Kansas State University - Department of Economics
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Opening the Floodgates: Industry and Occupation Adjustments to Labor Immigration

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13670
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2019
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Eastern enlargement, Immigration, Industry Adjustments

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Performance Pay, Union Bargaining and Within‐Firm Wage Inequality

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 74, Issue 3, pp. 327-362, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 May 2012
Institute for Social Research, Norway, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Statistics Norway and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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Job Loss and Immigrant Labour Market Performance

Economica, Vol. 85, Issue 337, pp. 124-151, 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum and Knut Roed
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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Immigrants, Labour Market Performance and Social Insurance

Feature Issue, Vol. 124, Issue 580, pp. F644-F683, 2014
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum and Knut Roed
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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Immigration Wage Effects by Origin

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 116, Issue 2, pp. 356-393, 2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Mar 2014
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjorn Raaum, Marianne Røed and Pål Schone
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, Institute for Social Research, Norway and Institute for Social Research, Norway
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Immigration, labor‐market effect, wages

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Negative Returns to Seniority: New Evidence in Academic Markets

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 2003
Posted: 28 Apr 2003
Bernt Bratsberg, James F. Ragan and John T. Warren
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Kansas State University - Department of Economics and Kansas State University - Department of Economics

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seniority and pay, faculty seniority, faculty salaries, match quality, faculty research productivity

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Changes in the Union Wage Premium by Industry

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 56, No. 1, October 2002
Posted: 05 Dec 2002
Bernt Bratsberg and James F. Ragan
Kansas State University - Department of Economics and Kansas State University - Department of Economics

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Union Wage Premium, Cost of Living Adjustment, Deregulation, Imports and International Competition

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Earnings Inequality Narrows for Young Workers Despite a Widening Wage Structure

THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE, Vol. 35 No. 4, Winter 1995
Posted: 09 Jul 1998
James F. Ragan and Bernt Bratsberg
Kansas State University - Department of Economics and Kansas State University - Department of Economics

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