Andreas Kotsadam

Senior Research Fellow
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Curriculum Vitae




 Only active projects
Project ID:Title:
1114Determined to succeed? Maturation, motivation and gender gaps in educational achievement
1177Understanding retirement decisions
1178Egalitarianism under pressure? New perspectives on inequality and social cohesion
1179Ethnic segregation in schools and neighbourhoods
1670Disadvantaged in the housing market: Effects of public interventions
1671New causal evidence on the effects of activation- and workplace intervention policies for reducing sickness absence
1672Sustaining the welfare and working life model in a diversified society
2107Oslo Fiscal Studies - A Centre for Empirical Research in Public Finance
4116Incentives, Efficiency and Quality of Care in Long Term Care For The Elderly
4161Armed Conflict and Health in Africa
8105Causes and consequences of welfare policies
8106Field Experiments to Identify the Effects and Scope Conditions of Social Interactions
8911Research on youth attitude change


Selected Publications


Scientific Journal

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Benshaul-Tolonen, Anja, Punam Chuhan-Pole, Andreas Kotsadam, Aly Sanoh, og Andrew DabalenThe Local Socioeconomic Effects of Gold Mining: Evidence from Ghana2019The Extractive Industries and Society forthcoming
Cools, Sara, Martin Flatø, Andreas KotsadamJobs and Intimate Partner Violence - Evidence from a Field Experiment in Ethiopia2019Journal of Peace Research Forthcoming
Kotsadam, Andreas, Gudrun ØstbyArmed conflict and maternal mortality: A micro-level analysis of sub-Saharan Africa, 1989 - 20132019Social Science & Medicine Vol 239[PDF] [DOI]
Kotsadam, Andreas; Henning Finseraas; Torbjørn Hanson; Åshild A Johnsen; Gaute TorsvikTrust, Ethnic Diversity, and Personal Contact: A field experiment2019Journal of Public Economics Vol. 173, May 2019, Pages 72-84[PDF] [DOI]
Aalen, Lovise, Andreas Kotsadam, Espen VillangerFamily Law Reform, Employment, and Women’s Political Participation in Ethiopia2019Social Politics Vol 26(2), 299-323[DOI]
Kotsadam, Andreas, Tora Kjærnes KnutsenThe political economy of aid allocation: Aid and incumbency at the local level in Sub Saharan Africa2019World Development Vol 127, March 2020[DOI]
Isaksson, A. S., & Kotsadam, A.Racing to the bottom? Chinese development projects and trade union involvement in Africa2018World Development vol 106, 284-298[PDF] [DOI]
Østby, G., Urdal, H., Tollefsen, A. F., Kotsadam, A., Belbo, R., & Ormhaug, C.Organized Violence and Institutional Child Delivery: Micro-Level Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa, 1989-20142018Demography Vol 55(4), 1295-1316[PDF] [DOI]
Kotsadam, A., Østby, G., Rustad, S. A., Tollefsen, A. F., & Urdal, H.Development aid and infant mortality. Micro-level evidence from Nigeria2018World Development 105, 59-69[PDF] [DOI]
Isaksson, Ann-Sofie & Andreas KotsadamChinese aid and local corruption2018Journal of Public Economics vol 159, 146-159[PDF] [DOI]
Finseraas, Henning, Andreas KotsadamAncestry Culture and Female Employment - An Analysis Using Second-Generation Siblings2017european sociological review Vol 33(3), 382-392[PDF] [DOI]
Knutsen, C.H., A. Kotsadam, E.H. Olsen, T. WigMining and Local Corruption in Africa2017American Journal of Political Science Vol 61(2), 320-334[PDF] [DOI]
Cools, Sara and Andreas KotsadamResources and Intimate Partner Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa2017World Development Vol 95, 211-230[PDF] [DOI]
Finseraas, Henning, Andreas KotsadamDoes personal contact with ethnic minorities affect anti-immigrant sentiments? Evidence from a field experiment2017European Journal of Political Research Vol 56(3), 703-722[PDF] [DOI]
Kotsadam, Andreas, Gudrun Østby, Siri Aas RustadStructural change and wife abuse: A disaggregated study of mineral mining and domestic violence in sub-Saharan Africa, 1999-20132017Political Geography Vol 56, 53-65[PDF] [DOI]
Finseraas, Henning, Åshild A. Johnsen, Andreas Kotsadam, Gaute TorsvikExposure to female colleagues breaks the glass ceiling - Evidence from a combined vignette and field experiment2016European Economic Review In press[DOI]
Jakobsson, N., and A. KotsadamDoes marriage affect men’s labor market outcomes? A European perspective2016Review of Economics of the Household 14(2), 373-389[DOI]
Jakobsson, Niklas, Andreas Kotsadam, Astri Syse, Henning ØienGender bias in public long-term care? A survey experiment among care managers2016Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization In press[DOI]
Kotsadam, Andreas, Anja TolonenAfrican Mining, Gender and Local Employment2016World Development 83, 352-339[DOI]
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Book chapter

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Jakobsson, Niklas, Andreas KotsadamThe Economics of Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation2016Oxford Handbokks Online[PDF]
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Other journals

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Kirkebøen, L.J., A. Kotsadam, O. RaaumEffekter av satsing på økt lærertetthet2016Økonomiske analyser nr 5[PDF]
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Publications and presentations derived from Christin


Mining and local corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa” 

Conditionally accepted, American Journal of Political Science. Working paper. Revised Version , Online appendix. With Eivind Hammersmark Olsen, Carl Henrik Knutsen, and Tore Wig. 2016

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  • Lind, Jo Thori; Bjelland, Johannes; Kotsadam, Andreas; Reme, Bjørn-Atle & Sundsøy, Pål Roe (2018). Quantifying socio-economic segregation in in large-scale social networks using mobile phone metadata (.
  • Østby, Gudrun; Urdal, Henrik; Tollefsen, Andreas Forø; Kotsadam, Andreas; Belbo, Ragnhild & M. Ormhaug, Christin (2018). How Does Organized Violence Affect the Chances of Giving Birth at a Health Facility?. Conflict Trends. 8.
  • Belbo, Ragnhild; Østby, Gudrun; Urdal, Henrik; Tollefsen, Andreas Forø; Kotsadam, Andreas & M. Ormhaug, Christin (2015). Armed conflict and maternal health care Micro-level evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa..
  • Flatø, Martin & Kotsadam, Andreas (2015). Droughts and Gender Bias in Infant Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. Show summary
  • Mitra, Anirban; Jensenius, Francesca R. & Kotsadam, Andreas (2015). Do Parties Matter at the Sub-district Level of Politics? Evidence from Tehsils in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Finseraas, Henning & Kotsadam, Andreas (2014). Culture and Female Labour Supply.
  • Flatø, Martin & Kotsadam, Andreas (2014). Droughts and Gender Bias in Infant Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Flatø, Martin & Kotsadam, Andreas (2014). Droughts and Gender Bias in Infant Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Flatø, Martin & Kotsadam, Andreas (2014). Droughts and Gender Bias in Infant Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Flatø, Martin; Kotsadam, Andreas & Cools, Sara (2014). Weather Shocks and Violence Against Women in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Hernæs, Øystein Marianssønn; Jakobsson, Niklas & Kotsadam, Andreas (2014). Prostitution. Demand and Supply of, In Jûrgen Georg Backhaus (ed.),  Encyclopedia of Law and Economics.  Springer.  ISBN 978-1-4614-7883-6.  Kapittel.  s 1 - 6
  • Kotsadam, Andreas; Almås, Ingvild & Johnsen, Åshild Auglænd (2014). Poverty in China as Seen from Outer Space. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 11.
  • Kotsadam, Andreas & Nerman, Måns (2014). The Effects of Gender Quotas in Latin American National Elections. University of Gothenburg, Working papers. 528. Show summary
  • Lind, Jo Thori; Kotsadam, Andreas & Modalsli, Jørgen Heibø (2014). Lessons from the early Norwegian welfare state.
  • Kotsadam, Andreas & Tolonen, Anja (2013). Mineral Mining and Female Employment.

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