• Attitudes towards sickness absence in the nordic countries. 

      Holmås, Tor Helge; Dahl, Svenn-Åge; Skjeret, Frode (Working Paper, Working paper, 2008-12)
      Sickness absence between Nordic countries varies substantially. While Norway and Sweden have high sickness absence compared with other countries in Europe, absence due to sickness in Finland, Iceland and Denmark is relatively ...
    • The causal effect of workload on labour supply of older employees 

      Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin (Working paper; 6-2017, Working paper, 2017-12)
      Several policies are implemented to keep older workers in the labour force, but little is known about their effects. We investigate the effects of a particular program: at the age of 55, Norwegian teachers’ workload is ...
    • Competition and physician behaviour: Does the competitive environment affect the propensity to issue sickness certificates? 

      Brekke, Kurt; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin; Straume, Odd Rune (Working paper; 1-2017, Working paper, 2017-09)
      Competition among physicians is widespread, but compelling empirical evidence on the impact on service provision is limited, mainly due to lack of exogenous variation in the degree of competition. In this paper we exploit ...
    • Continuity of care, measurement and association with hospital admission and mortality: A registry-based longitudinal cohort study 

      Hetlevik, Øystein; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Objective To assess whether continuity of care (COC) with a general practitioner (GP) is associated with mortality and hospital admissions for older patients We argue that the conventional continuity measure may overestimate ...
    • Do Treatment Decisions Depend on Physicians’ Financial Incentives? 

      Brekke, Kurt; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin; Straume, Odd Rune (Working paper; 4-2015, Working paper, 2015-07)
      We study whether and how physicians respond to financial incentives, making use of detailed register data on the health-care services provided to patients by general practitioners (GPs) in Norway over a six-year period ...
    • Effektevaluering av ny medisinsk vurdering (NMV) etter seks måneders sykmelding: underveisrapport 

      Mæland, Silje; Monstad, Karin; Holmås, Tor Helge; Øyeflaten, Irene Larsen; Husabø, Elisabeth; Aamland, Aase (Research report, 2016-09)
      Arbeids- og velferdsdirektoratet v/ Tjenesteavdelingen lyste i september 2014 ut anskaffelse av evaluering av forsøk med ny medisinsk vurdering (NMV)etter seks måneders sykmelding. I Prop. 93 S (2013-2014) tilleggsbevilgninger ...
    • Evaluating the Effect of a National Labour and Welfare Administration Reform (Nav-reform) on Employment, Social Insurance and Social Assistance 

      Aakvik, Arild; Monstad, Karin; Holmås, Tor Helge (Working paper 04-2014, Working paper, 2014-04)
      A national labour and welfare administration reform (NAV reform) is evaluated on employment outcomes and use of social insurance and assistance schemes. The reform was implemented step-wise over time during 2006—2010 at ...
    • Evaluering av kommunal medfinansiering 

      Askildsen, Jan Erik; Holmås, Tor Helge; Kaarbøe, Oddvar; Monstad, Karin (Working paper; 6-2015, Working paper, 2015-09)
      Prosjektet «Resultater av samhandlingsreformen: Bedre helse, bedre helsetjenester, bedre samfunnsøkonomi?» er et samarbeid mellom Uni Rokkansenteret, Frischsenteret og Avdeling for helseledelse og helseøkonomi (UiO) og er ...
    • Health effects of reduced workload for older employees 

      Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      To keep elder employees in the labour force, introducing age-dependent job conditions can be a policy measure. However, we know little about the effect of such initiatives. We investigate the effects of a particular programme ...
    • Hospital Readmission and Mortality Among Frail Elderly – The Importance of Spouse and Adult Children 

      Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin; Steskal, Darina (Working paper; 7-2015, Working paper, 2015-12)
      In many Western societies, the aging of the population puts a strain on health care service delivery and financing. In particular, demand for specialist services attracts attention, as these services are the most costly. ...
    • Keeping Nurses at Work: A Duration Analysis 

      Holmås, Tor Helge (6-2002, Working paper, 2002-06)
      A shortage of nurses is currently a problem in several countries, and an important question is therefore how one can increase the supply of nursing labour. In this paper we focus on the issue of nurses leaving the public ...
    • Kommunale pleie- og omsorgstjenester – en studie av eldre med og uten nære pårørende 

      Holmås, Tor Helge; Kjerstad, Egil; Monstad, Karin (Working paper; 1-2016, Working paper, 2016-01)
      Befolkningsutviklingen tilsier at det i årene framover vil bli flere eldre med behov for hjelp. Det er stilt spørsmål ved om kommunesektoren vil makte å skaffe nok ressurser til eldreomsorgen, gitt de omsorgsbehovene vi ...
    • Leiarspenn og organisering: Samanhengar med sjukefråvær og turnover 

      Holte, Kari Anne; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin; Øygarden, Olaug (Research report, 2019)
      Prosjektet «Leiarspenn og organisering» vart på oppdrag for KS gjennomført av NORCE Samfunn, hausten 2019, med formål å skaffa til vegar kunnskap om leiarspenn, i tydinga talet på tilsette ein leiar har ansvaret for. Konkret ...
    • Lifestyle and future need for social care 

      Askildsen, Jan Erik; Holmås, Tor Helge; Pervin, Tanjima (Working paper 13/2012, Working paper, 2012-12)
      Early-age lifestyle may be an important predictor of demand for social care later in life. Using a longitudinal dataset, in this paper we analyse the effects of previous lifestyle choices on the need for social care. ...
    • Monitoring prioritization in a public health care sector 

      Askildsen, Jan Erik; Kaarbøe, Oddvar; Holmås, Tor Helge (Working Paper, Working paper, 2008-12)
      This paper presents a new way to monitor priority settings in public health care systems. We take departure in medical guidelines prescribing acceptable waiting times for different medical descriptions. Allocating ICD10 ...
    • A Panel Data Study of Physicians’ Labor Supply: The Case of Norway 

      Baltagi, Badi H.; Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge (3-2003, Working paper, 2003-03)
      Physicians are key personnel in a sector which is important due to its size as well as the quality of service it provides. We estimate the labor supply of physicians employed at hospitals in Norway, using personnel register ...
    • Regular employment for people with mental illness – An evaluation of the individual placement and support programme 

      Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin; Reme, Silje Endresen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Highlights • Individual placement and support (IPS) investigated in moderate/severe mental illness. • We document the long-term effects of IPS in Norway using an RCT and registry data. • Effects were particularly large ...
    • Sluttrapport for forsøk med ny medisinsk vurdering (NMV) etter seks måneders sykmelding 

      Mæland, Silje; Monstad, Karin; Holmås, Tor Helge; Øyeflaten, Irene Larsen; Husabø, Elisabeth; Aamland, Aase (Research report, 2018-03-09)
      Forsøket ny medisinsk vurdering (NMV) ved seks måneders sykmelding ble initiert fra politisk hold, og igangsatt våren 2015. Forsøket er er regulert av «Forskrift om forsøksordning med ny medisinsk vurdering av en annen ...
    • Socioeconomic Status and Physicians' Treatment Decisions 

      Brekke, Kurt; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin; Straume, Odd Rune (Working paper; 2-2015, Working paper, 2015-05)
      This paper aims at shedding light on the social gradient by studying the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and provision of health care. Using administrative data on services provided by General Practitioners ...
    • Sysselsettingseffekter av pensjonsreformen - avhenger de av helsetilstand. 

      Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Monstad, Karin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Denne analysen undersøker om dårlig helse hindrer individer fra å kunne øke sitt arbeidstilbud slik pensjonsreformen la opp til. Vi analyserer effekten av reformen på arbeidsdeltakelse og avtalte timer i arbeid for mennesker ...