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Bernt Bratsberg

Senior Research Fellow
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Mobile phone +47 9221 3803

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara, March 1991.
  • M.A., Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara, June 1987.
  • Cand. Mag., Computer Science, University of Bergen, Norway, June 1984.

Research Interests

Labor markets, immigration, wage inequality, education

Other affiliations

Adjunct Professor, ESOP, Department of Economics, University of Oslo

Curriculum Vitae

 

Projects

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 Only active projects
Project ID:Title:
1103Assimilation and business cycle effects on immigrant earnings
1105Adult Learning, Vocational Skills and Labour Market Outcomes
1110Equality, Social Organization, and Performance
1111R&D, Trade, Productivity and Inequality
1131Social background, early unemployment experiences and marginalisation
1134A viable welfare state
1150Labor market participation
1151Mobilizing labour force participation
1156Labour market exclusion
1157Immigrants and policies
1158Wage effects of immigration
1159Changing work
1172Social Insurance and Labor Market Inclusion in Norway
1173Work Life Challenges - workforce management and worker involvement solutions
1174Hooks for change? Family and employment as pathways to social inclusion among crime-prone individuals
1178Egalitarianism under pressure? New perspectives on inequality and social cohesion
1179Ethnic segregation in schools and neighbourhoods
1181Activation and social insurance
1182European Strains
1190Striving for excellence, learning to cope? -Employer strategies for anaging sick leaves and employee health over the decades
1211Inequality of opportunity and socio-economic outcomes from an intergenerational perspective
1214NORWELL
1222NORFACE
1223Globalisation, Institutions and the Welfare State
1308Evaluation of a Norwegian qualification program
1330Effects of vocational rehabilitation programs
1331Labor market participation among disabled persons
1335Immigrant Employment Profiles
1342
1370Effects of labour migration
1391Strategic Institute Program on Labor Market and Pension Research
1392Labour Migration to Norway
1471Analysis of student performance in secondary school
1492Effects of subsistence requirements for family reunification
4132Absenteeism in Norway - Causes, Censequences, and Policy Implications
4133Absenteeism - Disability, Norms and Interventions
6512R&D, Industry Dynamics and Public Policy

Selected Publications

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Scientific Journal

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Bratsberg, Bernt and Knut RøedThe Nordic welfare model in an open European labor market2015Nordic Economic Policy Review 2, 19-42[DOI]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut RøedImmigrants, Labour Market Performance, and Social Insurance2014Economic Journal Vol 124(580), 644-683[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, Marianne Røed and Pål SchøneImmigration Wage Effects by Origin2014Scandinavian Journal of Economics vol 116(2), 356-393[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Elisabeth Fevang and Knut RøedJob Loss and Disability Insurance2013Labour Economics Vol 24, 137-150[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg, and Oddbjørn RaaumImmigrant Wage Profiles within and between Firms2012Labour Economics Vol 19(4), 541-556[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Knut RøedEducating Children of Immigrants: Closing the Gap in Norwegian Schools2012Nordic Economic Policy Review Vol 3(1), 211-251[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and Oddbjørn RaaumImmigration and Wages: Evidence from Construction2012Economic Journal 122(565), 1177-1205[PDF]
Brinch, Christian, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn RaaumThe Effects of an Upper Secondary Education Reform on the Attainment of Immigrant Youth2012Education Economics vol 20(5), 447-473[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg, Torbjørn Hægeland og Oddbjørn RaaumPerformance Pay, Union Bargaining and within-firm Wage Inequality2012Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics 74(3), 327-362[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut RøedWhen Minority Labor Migrants Meet the Welfare State2010Journal of Labor Economics vol 28(3), 633-676[DOI]
Bratsberg, Bernt, James F. Ragan, Jr., and John T. WarrenDoes Raiding Explain the Negative Returns to Faculty Seniority?2010Economic Inquiry Volume 48, Issue 3, 704-721
Barth, E., B. Bratsberg, T.Hægeland and O. RaaumWho Pays for Performance2008International Journal of Manpower Vol. 29, No. 1: 8-29
Bratsberg, Bernt, Knut Røed, Oddbjørn Raaum, Robin Naylor, Markus Jäntti, Tor Eriksson, and Eva ÖsterbackaNonlinearities in Intergenerational Earnings Mobility: Consequences for Cross-Country Comparisons2007Economic Journal 117(519), C72-92
Bratsberg, Bernt, Erling Barth and Oddbjørn RaaumLocal Unemployment and the Relative Wages of Immigrants: Evidence from the Current Population Surveys2006The Review of Economics and Statistics 88(2) May, 243-263
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn RaaumIdentifying earnings assimilation of immigrants under changing macroeconomic conditions2004Scandinavian Journal of Economics 106(1), March 2004: 1-22.
Bratsberg, Bernt, James F. Ragan, Jr., and John T. WarrenNegative Returns to Seniority: New Evidence in Academic Markets2003Industrial and Labor Relations Review 56(2), January 2003: 306-323[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, James F. Ragan, Jr., and Zaffar M. NasirThe Effect of Naturalization on Wage Growth: A Panel Study of Young Male Immigrants2002Journal of Labor Economics 20(3), July 2002: 568-597[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and Dek TerrellSchool Quality and Returns to Education of U.S. Immigrants2002Economic Inquiry 40(2), April 2002: 177-198[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and James F. Ragan, Jr.The Impact of Host-Country Schooling on Earnings - A Study of Male Immigrants in the United States2002Journal of Human Resources 37(1) Winter, 63-105[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and James F. Ragan, Jr.Changes in the Union Wage Premium by Industry2002Industrial and Labor Relations Review 56(1), October 2002: 65-83[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and Dek TerrellExperience, Tenure, and Wage Growth of Young Black and White Men1998Journal of Human Resources 33(3) Summer, 658-682
Borjas, George J., and Bernt BratsbergWho Leaves? The Outmigration of the Foreign-Born1996The Review of Economics and Statistics 78(1), 165-176[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and Jarkko TurunenWage Curve Evidence from Panel Data1996Economics Letters 51(3), 345-362
Bratsberg, BerntLegal versus Illegal U.S. Immigration and Source Country Characteristics1995Southern Economic Journal 61(3), 715-727[PDF]
Bratsberg, BerntThe Incidence of Non-Return Among Foreign Students in the United States1995Economics of Education Review 14(4), 373-384
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Book chapter

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg og Oddbjørn RaaumPrestasjonslønn i nye former2015
Bratsberg, Bernt og Pål SchøneIntegrering eller segmentering? Sysselsetting etter innvandringsgrunn2015
Bratsberg, Bernt, Jon Erik Dølvik, Kristine Nergaard og Oddbjørn RaaumArbeidsinnvandring, rekruttering og fleksibilitet2015
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut RøedLabour migrant adjustments in the aftermath of the financial crisis2014[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Kjetil SørlieForeign-born Migration to and from Norway2007[PDF]
Barth, E., B. Bratsberg, T. Hægeland og O. RaaumNye avlønningsformer2005
Barth, E., B. Bratsberg, T. Hægeland og O. RaaumStørre lønnsforskjeller i Norge: En følge av prestasjonslønn?2005
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Memorandum

This series is published by the Department of Economics, University of Oslo, in cooperation with the Frisch Centre. The list below only contains those memoranda written in connection with projects at the Frisch Centre. A complete list of memoranda is found at http://www.sv.uio.no/econ/forskning/memorandum/.

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Raaum, Oddbjørn, Bernt Bratsberg, Knut Røed, Eva Österbacka, Tor Eriksson, Markus Jäntti, Robin NaylorMarital Sorting, Household Labor Supply, and Intergenerational Earnings Mobility across Countries2007No. 17[PDF]
Eriksson, Tor, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn RaaumEarnings persistence across generations: Transmission through health?2005No. 35[PDF]
Jäntti, Markus, Bernt Bratsberg, Knut Røed, Oddbjørn Raaum, Robin Naylor, Eva Österbacka, Anders Björklund and Tor ErikssonAmerican exceptionalism in a new light: a comparison of intergenerational earnings mobility in the Nordic countries, the United Kingdom and the United States2005No. 34[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn RaaumLocal Unemployment and the Relative Wages of Immigrants: Evidence from the Current Population Surveys2002No. 20[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn RaaumLocal Unemployment and the Earnings Assimilation of Immigrants in Norway2002No. 19[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg, Robin A. Naylor, and Oddbjørn RaaumExplaining Variations in Wage Curves: Theory and Evidence2002No. 3[PDF]
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Frisch Report

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Bratsberg, Bernt, Knut Røed og Oddbjørn RaaumYrkesdeltaking på lang sikt blant ulike innvandrergrupper i Norge2011No. 1[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt og Oddbjørn RaaumEffekter av krav om forsørgelsesevne ved familiegjenforening2010No. 4[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, Knut Røed og Hege Marie GjefsenUtdannings- og arbeidskarrierer hos unge voksne: Hvor havner ungdom som slutter skolen i ung alder?2010No. 3[PDF]
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Other journals

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Bratsberg, Bernt og Mari Brekke HoldenAllmenngjøring i byggebransjen2015Samfunnsøkonomen vol 129(2), 68-80[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Knut Røed og Oddbjørn RaaumArbeidsinnvandring - Varig gevinst?2014Søkelys på arbeidslivet vol 31(4), 275-295[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt og Oddbjørn RaaumMigrasjonsstrømmenes påvirkning på lønns- og arbeidsvilkår2013Samfunnsøkonomen Nr 3, 18-29[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Knut Røed og Oddbjørn RaaumGjør registerdata AKU overflødig?2012Økonomiske analyser Nr. 5, 46-52[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Torbjørn Hægeland, and Oddbjørn RaaumTøffere krav? Ferdigheter og deltakelse i arbeidslivet2011Søkelys på arbeidslivet 28(4), 302-316[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and Knut RøedKan demografi forklare veksten i uførhet?2011Søkelys på arbeidslivet 28(1), 3-21[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg og Oddbjørn RaaumMulighetenes land? Inntektsprofiler for innvandrere til Norge og USA2004Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning vol 45, nr 4, side 637-658[PDF]
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Other publications

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut RøedJob Loss and Immigrant Labor Market Performance2016Artikkelen kan lastes ned fra CReAM (http://www.cream-migration.org/publ_uploads/CDP_02_16.pdf) og IZA (http://ftp.iza.org/dp9729.pdf)[PDF]
Bevelander, P., J. Helgertz, B. Bratsberg, A. TegunimatakaVem blir medborgare och vad händer sen? Naturalisering i Danmark, Norge och Sverige2015Rapport 2015:6, Stockholm: Delmi[PDF]
Bratsberg, B., Raaum, O., K. RøedImmigrants, Labour Market Performance and Social Insurance2014Discussion paper no 26/14, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration, University College London[PDF]
Bratsberg, B., Raaum, O., K. RøedLabour Migrant Adjustments in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis2014Discussion paper no 19, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration, University College London[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut RøedImmigrants, Labor Market Performance, and Social Insurance2014IZA Discussion paper no 8292[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Torbjørn Hægeland and Oddbjørn RaaumImmigrant skills and employment Cross-country evidence from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey2013Discussion papers no 730, Statistisk sentralbyrå[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg og Oddbjørn RaaumImmigrant Wage Profiles within and between Firms2011NORFACE MIGRATION Discussion Paper No. 2011-19[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum og Knut RøedEducating Children of Immigrants: Closing the Gap in Norwegian Schools2011IZA discussion paper no 6138[PDF]
Hægeland, Torbjørn, Lars J. Kirkebøen, Bernt Bratsberg og Oddbjørn RaaumValue added-indikatorer: Et nyttig verktøy i kvalitetsvurdering av skoler?2011Statistisk sentralbyrå, Rapporter 42/2011[PDF]
Bratsberg, B., O. Raaum, M. Røed and P. SchøneImmigration Wage Impacts by Origin2010CReAM Discussion Paper No 30/10[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Elisabeth Fevang and Knut RøedDisability in the Welfare State: An Unemployment Problem in Disguise?2010IZA DP No. 4897[PDF]
Barth, E., Bratsberg, B., Hægeland, T. og O.RaaumPerformance Pay and Within-firm Wage Inequality2009IZA Discussion Paper No. 4137[PDF]
Barth, E., B. Bratsberg, T. Hægeland og O. RaaumPerformance Pay and Within-Firm Inequality2008Manpower Human Resources Lab Disc Paper, Centre for Economic Performance, London
Bratsberg, B., O. Raaum, og K. RøedWhen Minority Labor Migrants Meet the Welfare State2008Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration, Discussion Paper No. 17, University College London
Brinch, C.N., B. Bratsberg og O. RaaumThe Effects of an Upper Secondary Education Reform on the Attainment of Immigrant Youth2008Discussion Papers 528 - Statistics Norway[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Knut RøedOpp og ned: Yrkesaktivitet og trygd over livsløpet for tidlige arbeidsinnvandrere i Norge (Up and down: Employment and welfare participation over the lifecycle among early labor immigrants in Norway)2007Integreringskart 2007, Oslo: Integrerings- og mangfoldsdirektoratet (in Norwegian)[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Knut RøedWhen Minority Labor Migrants Meet the Welfare State2007IZA Discussion Paper No. 2872, June 2007[PDF]
Jäntti, Markus, Bernt Bratsberg, Knut Røed, Oddbjørn Raaum, Robin Naylor, Eva Österbacka, Anders Björklund and Tor ErikssonAmerican exceptionalism in a new light: a comparison of intergenerational earnings mobility in the Nordic countries, the United Kingdom and the United States2006IZA Discussion paper no 1938[PDF]
Barth, E., B. Bratsberg, T.Hægeland and O. RaaumWho Pays for Performance2006IZA Discussion Paper No 2142[PDF]
Bratsberg, B., Hægeland, T. and O. RaaumLese- og tallforståelse, utdanning og arbeidsmarkedssuksess2006Universitetet i Stavanger, Lesesenteret
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Knut RøedThe Rise and Fall of Immigrant Employment: A Lifecycle Study of Labor Migrants to Norway2006[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Hege Marie Edvardsen, Oddbjørn Raaum og Kjetil SørlieUtflytting blant innvandrere i Norge2005Søkelys på arbeidslivet nr 2, årgang 22, s 181-192[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum og Knut RøedLifecycle Employment and Earnings of Labor Migrants to Norway2003[PDF]
Bratsberg, BerntForskningsprogrammet Sysselsetting og arbeidsmarked (1997-2001)2002[PDF]
Bratsberg, BerntLabor Market Assimilation of Immigrants in Norway2000[PDF]
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Published Dec 17, 2013 09:28 AM - Last modified Jul 11, 2016 04:39 PM