• Mental health and access to active labor market programs 

      Bråthen, Magne; Wel, Kjetil A. van der; Løyland, Borghild (Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies;Vol 10 No 3 (2020), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-14)
      This paper examines the often-overlooked precondition for successful implementation of active labor market policy, namely equal access to labor market programs. Focusing on a cohort of social assistance recipients, we ...
    • Occupational Closure and Wages in Norway 

      Bol, Thijs; Drange, Ida (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Recent literature has pointed to occupational closure in order to explain wage inequality between occupations. The basic argument of occupational closure is that average occupational wages are higher in closed occupations ...
    • Wage inequality within and between occupations 

      Helland, Håvard; Bol, Thijs; Drange, Ida (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Western countries, including Scandinavian nations, have witnessed an increase in wage inequality over the past decades. Recent studies attribute rising wage inequality in the United States and United Kingdom primarily to ...