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Bernt Bratsberg

Senior Research Fellow
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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

 

Current Projects

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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
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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 Røed The Nordic welfare model in an open European labor market 2015Nordic Economic Policy Review 2, 19-42[DOI]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut Røed Immigrants, Labour Market Performance, and Social Insurance 2014Economic Journal Vol 124(580), 644-683[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, Marianne Røed and Pål Schøne Immigration Wage Effects by Origin 2014Scandinavian Journal of Economics vol 116(2), 356-393[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Elisabeth Fevang and Knut Røed Job Loss and Disability Insurance 2013Labour Economics Vol 24, 137-150[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg, and Oddbjørn Raaum Immigrant Wage Profiles within and between Firms 2012Labour Economics Vol 19(4), 541-556[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Knut Røed Educating Children of Immigrants: Closing the Gap in Norwegian Schools 2012Nordic Economic Policy Review Vol 3(1), 211-251[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and Oddbjørn Raaum Immigration and Wages: Evidence from Construction 2012Economic Journal 122(565), 1177-1205[PDF]
Brinch, Christian, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn Raaum The Effects of an Upper Secondary Education Reform on the Attainment of Immigrant Youth 2012Education Economics vol 20(5), 447-473[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg, Torbjørn Hægeland og Oddbjørn Raaum Performance Pay, Union Bargaining and within-firm Wage Inequality 2012Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics 74(3), 327-362[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut Røed When Minority Labor Migrants Meet the Welfare State 2010Journal of Labor Economics vol 28(3), 633-676[PDF] [DOI]
Bratsberg, Bernt, James F. Ragan, Jr., and John T. Warren Does Raiding Explain the Negative Returns to Faculty Seniority? 2010Economic Inquiry Volume 48, Issue 3, 704-721
Barth, E., B. Bratsberg, T.Hægeland and O. Raaum Who Pays for Performance 2008International Journal of Manpower Vol. 29, No. 1: 8-29
Bratsberg, Bernt, Knut Røed, Oddbjørn Raaum, Robin Naylor, Markus Jäntti, Tor Eriksson, and Eva Österbacka Nonlinearities in Intergenerational Earnings Mobility: Consequences for Cross-Country Comparisons 2007Economic Journal 117(519), C72-92
Bratsberg, Bernt, Erling Barth and Oddbjørn Raaum Local Unemployment and the Relative Wages of Immigrants: Evidence from the Current Population Surveys 2006The Review of Economics and Statistics 88(2) May, 243-263
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn Raaum Identifying earnings assimilation of immigrants under changing macroeconomic conditions 2004Scandinavian Journal of Economics 106(1), March 2004: 1-22.
Bratsberg, Bernt, James F. Ragan, Jr., and John T. Warren Negative Returns to Seniority: New Evidence in Academic Markets 2003Industrial and Labor Relations Review 56(2), January 2003: 306-323[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, James F. Ragan, Jr., and Zaffar M. Nasir The Effect of Naturalization on Wage Growth: A Panel Study of Young Male Immigrants 2002Journal of Labor Economics 20(3), July 2002: 568-597[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and Dek Terrell School Quality and Returns to Education of U.S. Immigrants 2002Economic 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 States 2002Journal of Human Resources 37(1) Winter, 63-105[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and James F. Ragan, Jr. Changes in the Union Wage Premium by Industry 2002Industrial and Labor Relations Review 56(1), October 2002: 65-83[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and Dek Terrell Experience, Tenure, and Wage Growth of Young Black and White Men 1998Journal of Human Resources 33(3) Summer, 658-682
Borjas, George J., and Bernt Bratsberg Who Leaves? The Outmigration of the Foreign-Born 1996The Review of Economics and Statistics 78(1), 165-176[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and Jarkko Turunen Wage Curve Evidence from Panel Data 1996Economics Letters 51(3), 345-362
Bratsberg, Bernt The Incidence of Non-Return Among Foreign Students in the United States 1995Economics of Education Review 14(4), 373-384
Bratsberg, Bernt Legal versus Illegal U.S. Immigration and Source Country Characteristics 1995Southern Economic Journal 61(3), 715-727[PDF]

Book chapter

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg og Oddbjørn Raaum Prestasjonslønn i nye former 2015
Bratsberg, Bernt og Pål Schøne Integrering eller segmentering? Sysselsetting etter innvandringsgrunn 2015
Bratsberg, Bernt, Jon Erik Dølvik, Kristine Nergaard og Oddbjørn Raaum Arbeidsinnvandring, rekruttering og fleksibilitet 2015
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut Røed Labour migrant adjustments in the aftermath of the financial crisis 2014[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt og Oddbjørn Raaum The Labour Market Outcomes of Naturalised Citizens in Norway 2011[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Kjetil Sørlie Foreign-born Migration to and from Norway 2007[PDF]
Barth, E., B. Bratsberg, T. Hægeland og O. Raaum Nye avlønningsformer 2005
Barth, E., B. Bratsberg, T. Hægeland og O. Raaum Større lønnsforskjeller i Norge: En følge av prestasjonslønn? 2005

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 Naylor Marital Sorting, Household Labor Supply, and Intergenerational Earnings Mobility across Countries 2007No. 17[PDF]
Eriksson, Tor, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn Raaum Earnings 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 Eriksson American exceptionalism in a new light: a comparison of intergenerational earnings mobility in the Nordic countries, the United Kingdom and the United States 2005No. 34[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn Raaum Local Unemployment and the Relative Wages of Immigrants: Evidence from the Current Population Surveys 2002No. 20[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn Raaum Local Unemployment and the Earnings Assimilation of Immigrants in Norway 2002No. 19[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg, Robin A. Naylor, and Oddbjørn Raaum Explaining Variations in Wage Curves: Theory and Evidence 2002No. 3[PDF]

Frisch Report

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Bratsberg, Bernt, Knut Røed og Oddbjørn Raaum Yrkesdeltaking på lang sikt blant ulike innvandrergrupper i Norge 2011No. 1[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt og Oddbjørn Raaum Effekter av krav om forsørgelsesevne ved familiegjenforening 2010No. 4[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, Knut Røed og Hege Marie Gjefsen Utdannings- og arbeidskarrierer hos unge voksne: Hvor havner ungdom som slutter skolen i ung alder? 2010No. 3[PDF]

Other journals

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Bratsberg, Bernt og Mari Brekke Holden Allmenngjøring i byggebransjen 2015Samfunnsøkonomen vol 129(2), 68-80[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Knut Røed og Oddbjørn Raaum Arbeidsinnvandring - Varig gevinst? 2014Søkelys på arbeidslivet vol 31(4), 275-295[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt og Oddbjørn Raaum Migrasjonsstrømmenes påvirkning på lønns- og arbeidsvilkår 2013Samfunnsøkonomen Nr 3, 18-29[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Knut Røed og Oddbjørn Raaum Gjør registerdata AKU overflødig? 2012Økonomiske analyser Nr. 5, 46-52[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Torbjørn Hægeland, and Oddbjørn Raaum Tøffere krav? Ferdigheter og deltakelse i arbeidslivet 2011Søkelys på arbeidslivet 28(4), 302-316[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, and Knut Røed Kan demografi forklare veksten i uførhet? 2011Søkelys på arbeidslivet 28(1), 3-21[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg og Oddbjørn Raaum Mulighetenes land? Inntektsprofiler for innvandrere til Norge og USA 2004Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning vol 45, nr 4, side 637-658[PDF]

Other publications

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut Røed Job Loss and Immigrant Labor Market Performance 2016Artikkelen 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. Tegunimataka Vem blir medborgare och vad händer sen? Naturalisering i Danmark, Norge och Sverige 2015Rapport 2015:6, Stockholm: Delmi[PDF]
Bratsberg, B., Raaum, O., K. Røed Immigrants, Labour Market Performance and Social Insurance 2014Discussion paper no 26/14, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration, University College London[PDF]
Bratsberg, B., Raaum, O., K. Røed Labour Migrant Adjustments in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis 2014Discussion paper no 19, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration, University College London[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum and Knut Røed Immigrants, Labor Market Performance, and Social Insurance 2014IZA Discussion paper no 8292[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Torbjørn Hægeland and Oddbjørn Raaum Immigrant skills and employment Cross-country evidence from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey 2013Discussion papers no 730, Statistisk sentralbyrå[PDF]
Barth, Erling, Bernt Bratsberg og Oddbjørn Raaum Immigrant Wage Profiles within and between Firms 2011NORFACE MIGRATION Discussion Paper No. 2011-19[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum og Knut Røed Educating Children of Immigrants: Closing the Gap in Norwegian Schools 2011IZA discussion paper no 6138[PDF]
Hægeland, Torbjørn, Lars J. Kirkebøen, Bernt Bratsberg og Oddbjørn Raaum Value added-indikatorer: Et nyttig verktøy i kvalitetsvurdering av skoler? 2011Statistisk sentralbyrå, Rapporter 42/2011[PDF]
Bratsberg, B., O. Raaum, M. Røed and P. Schøne Immigration Wage Impacts by Origin 2010CReAM Discussion Paper No 30/10[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Elisabeth Fevang and Knut Røed Disability in the Welfare State: An Unemployment Problem in Disguise? 2010IZA DP No. 4897[PDF]
Barth, E., Bratsberg, B., Hægeland, T. og O.Raaum Performance Pay and Within-firm Wage Inequality 2009IZA Discussion Paper No. 4137[PDF]
Barth, E., B. Bratsberg, T. Hægeland og O. Raaum Performance Pay and Within-Firm Inequality 2008Manpower Human Resources Lab Disc Paper, Centre for Economic Performance, London
Bratsberg, B., O. Raaum, og K. Røed When Minority Labor Migrants Meet the Welfare State 2008Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration, Discussion Paper No. 17, University College London
Brinch, C.N., B. Bratsberg og O. Raaum The Effects of an Upper Secondary Education Reform on the Attainment of Immigrant Youth 2008Discussion Papers 528 - Statistics Norway[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Knut Røed Opp 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 Røed When Minority Labor Migrants Meet the Welfare State 2007IZA Discussion Paper No. 2872, June 2007[PDF]
Jäntti, Markus, Bernt Bratsberg, Knut Røed, Oddbjørn Raaum, Robin Naylor, Eva Österbacka, Anders Björklund and Tor Eriksson American exceptionalism in a new light: a comparison of intergenerational earnings mobility in the Nordic countries, the United Kingdom and the United States 2006IZA Discussion paper no 1938[PDF]
Barth, E., B. Bratsberg, T.Hægeland and O. Raaum Who Pays for Performance 2006IZA Discussion Paper No 2142[PDF]
Bratsberg, B., Hægeland, T. and O. Raaum Lese- og tallforståelse, utdanning og arbeidsmarkedssuksess 2006Universitetet i Stavanger, Lesesenteret
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Knut Røed The Rise and Fall of Immigrant Employment: A Lifecycle Study of Labor Migrants to Norway 2006[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Hege Marie Edvardsen, Oddbjørn Raaum og Kjetil Sørlie Utflytting blant innvandrere i Norge 2005Søkelys på arbeidslivet nr 2, årgang 22, s 181-192[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt, Oddbjørn Raaum og Knut Røed Lifecycle Employment and Earnings of Labor Migrants to Norway 2003[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt Forskningsprogrammet Sysselsetting og arbeidsmarked (1997-2001) 2002[PDF]
Bratsberg, Bernt Labor Market Assimilation of Immigrants in Norway 2000[PDF]

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