• Effekten av myke kjønnskvoter på kvinneanndelen i europeiske bedriftsstyrer 

      Telstad, Rannei Skjermo (Master thesis, 2019)
      I 2006 ble Norge det første landet til å introdusere kvoter for å jevne ut den skjeve kjønnssammensetningen i bedriftsstyrer. Denne loven ble fulgt opp med strenge sanksjoner mot bedriftene som ikke møtte kvoten, og innen ...
    • Female directors, board committees and firm performance 

      Green, Colin; Homroy, Swarnodeep (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      A number of studies have found little economic impact of board gender diversity on firm performance. We return to this issue in the context of large European firms. Our contribution is twofold. First, using information on ...
    • Green Bonds in the Norwegian and Swedish Market 

      Drage, Eline; Sundt, Vemund Trøan (Master thesis, 2018)
      Green bonds are a relatively new financial instrument developed to stimulate sustainable investments. The green bond market has grown exponentially in recent years. There remains lots of potential for further growth as ...
    • Har elever med engelskspråklig bakgrunn en positiv effekt på norskfødtes engelskkompetanse? 

      Haaland, Kristine Bekkeheien (Master thesis, 2020)
      Det finnes mye litteratur om elevprestasjoner på grunnskolen og hvilke faktorer som påvirker elevers prestasjoner. En av disse faktorene er såkalte «peer effekter», som kort kan forklares som jevnaldrende sin påvirkningskraft ...
    • Long-Run Patterns of Labour Market Polarisation: Evidence from German Micro Data 

      Bachmann, Ronald; Cim, Merve; Green, Colin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The past four decades have witnessed dramatic changes in the structure of employment. In particular, the rapid increase in computational power has led to large‐scale reductions in employment in jobs that can be described ...
    • Paradox Lost: The Disappearing Female Job Satisfaction Premium 

      Green, Colin; Heywood, John S.; Kler, Parvinder; Leeves, Gareth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Using the original data source of Clark, we show that over the last two decades the female satisfaction gap he documented has vanished. This reflects a strong secular decline in female job satisfaction. This decline happened ...
    • Peer effects and performance for refugees in Norway 

      Gaasvær, Magnus Sinkaberg (Master thesis, 2020)
      I senere år har det vært mye forskning av effektene flyktninger og immigranter har på prestasjonene og resultatene til elever uten flyktning eller immigrant status, men det har vært relativt lite forskning på effektene ...
    • Performance Pay and Assortative Matching 

      Bender, Keith; Green, Colin; Heywood, John S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We show that couples sort on performance pay with dual receipt couples much more likely than predicted by random. In addition, we show that the return to performance pay appears largely invariant to whether one's spouse ...
    • The effect of education on mental health 

      Johnsen, Marthe (Master thesis, 2019)
      Denne masteroppgaven ser på det ofte observerte forholdet mellom utdanning og mental helse, som kan karakteriseres som lite intuitivt. Initielt utfører jeg en vanlig OLS-analyse som blir stegvis mere omfattende og finner ...
    • The Effect of Far Right Parties on the Location Choice of Immigrants: Evidence from Lega Nord Mayors 

      Bracco, Emanuele; De Paola, Maria; Green, Colin; Scoppa, Vincenzo (Journal article, 2018)
      Immigration has increasingly taken centre-stage in the political landscape. Part of this has been a rise in far-right, anti-immigration parties in a range of countries. Existing evidence suggests that the presence of ...
    • The Effect of Permanent Employment on Absenteeism: Evidence from Labor Reform in Spain 

      Garcia Mainar, Inmaculada; Green, Colin; Navarro, Maria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Restrictive employment protection legislation has been highlighted as a key reason for lower labor productivity in Europe compared to the United States. Evidence in the literature has shown robust effects of employment ...
    • To what extent do sell recommendations impact stock prices? An event study on DNB’s weekly portfolio and how their recommendations can be exploited with shorting strategies. 

      Linnerud, Amund; Walbeck, Stian Lande (Master thesis, 2019)
      En salgsanbefaling på en aksje er en analytikers oppfatning av allerede tilgjengelig offentlig informasjon. Teori om anbefalinger sier at hvis det er ingen ny og relevant informasjon om en aksje, bør ikke aksjekursen bevege ...
    • Zero Hours Contracts and Their Growth 

      Farina, Egidio; Green, Colin; McVicar, Duncan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This article studies the prevalence and nature of zero hours contracts (ZHCs) in the UK labour market. It is widely argued that the headline count of ZHC workers based on the Labour Force Survey historically underestimated ...