2 Publications

Mining and local corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa” 

Forthcoming in American Journal of Political Science. Working paper. Revised Version, Online Appendix.  With Eivind Hammersmark Olsen, Carl Henrik Knutsen, and Tore Wig. 2016. Replication data

“Exposure to female colleagues breaks the glass ceiling – Evidence from a combined vignette and field experiment”

European Economic Review, Vol(90), 363-374. With Henning Finseraas, Åshild A. Johnsen, and Gaute Torsvik. 2016.

“Gender Bias in Public Long-term Care? A Survey Experiment among Care Managers“

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol(131), 126-138.  With Niklas Jakobsson, Astri Syse, and Henning Øien. 2016.

African Mining, Gender and Local Employment

World Development, Vol(83), 325-339.  With Anja Tolonen. 2016.

“Does Personal Contact with Ethnic Minorities Affect Support for Welfare Dualism? Evidence From a Field Experiment”

Forthcoming in European Journal of Political Research. Analysis plan (download: pre analysis plan) archived 11 September 2014 at: https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/trials/507. With Henning Finseraas.

Structural Change and wife-beating: A disaggregated study of mineral mining and intimate partner abuse in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1999–2013“.

Political Geography, Vol(56), 53-65. With Gudrun Østby and  Siri Aas Rustad. 2017.

“Causal effects of parental leave on adolescents´ household work”

Social Forces 92(1): 329-351. Joint work with Henning Finseraas. 2013.

“Do Laws Affect Attitudes? An assessment of the Norwegian prostitution law using longitudinal data  

International Review of Law and Economics 31(2), pp. 103-115. 2011.

Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson. Working paper version: Law

“The Gender Gap in African Political Participation: Testing Theories of Individual and Contextual Determinants”.

Journal of Development Studies. Volume 50(2) 302-318. 2014.

Joint work with Ann-Sofie Isaksson and Måns Nerman.

Did the Murder of Theo van Gogh Change Europeans’ Immigration Policy Preferences?”

Kyklos 64(3) 396-409. 2011.

Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson and Henning Finseraas.

 The State Intervenes in the Battle of the Sexes: Causal Effects of Paternity Leave

Social Science Research 40(6): 1611-1622. 2011.

Joint work with Henning Finseraas. Previous version: The state intervenes in the battle of the sexes

“A Field Experiment of Discrimination in the Norwegian Housing Market: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity”

Land Economics 88(2): 233-240. 2012.

Joint work with Lisa Andersson and Niklas Jakobsson.

“Cross-national and multilevel correlates of partner violence: an analysis of data from population-based surveys”

The Lancet Global Health 3(6):332-340.

Joint work With Lori Heise. 2015

“The Economics of Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation”

Forthcoming in Handbook of the Economics of Prostitution. Oxford University Press.

Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson. 2013. WP Version 2015

Prostitution, Demand and Supply of”

Encyclopedia of Law and Economics. Springer. Joint work with Øystein Hernæs and Niklas Jakobsson. 2014.

The Gender Gap in Political Preferences: An Empirical Test of a Political Economy Explanation

Social Politics 19(2): 219-242. 2012.

Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson and Henning Finseraas.

“The Law and Economics of International Sex Slavery. Prostitution Laws and Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation”

European Journal of Law and Economics 35(1). 2013.

Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson. Working paper versions: Trafficking, Trafficking 2011

“Does marriage affect men’s labor market outcomes? A European perspective”

Review of Economics of the Household. 2013

Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson.

Gender and overconfidence: are girls really overconfident ?”

Applied Economics Letters 18(4): 325-327.

Joint work with Jakobsson, Dahlbom, Jakobsson. 2011. Working paper version

The employment costs of caregiving in Norway

International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics 12(4), 269-283. 2012


Feminist Economics 17 (2), 121-144. 2011

Free version: Does Informal Eldercare Impede Women’s Employment

“Informal eldercare and care for disabled children in the Nordic countries: prevalence and relation to employment”

Nordic Journal of Social Research Vol. 4. 2013

Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson and Marta Szebehely.

“Shame on you, John! Laws, stigmatization, and the demand for sex”.

Forthcoming in European Journal of Law and Economics. 2013.

Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson.

Gender Equity and Prostitution: An Investigation of Attitudes in Norway and Sweden

Feminist Economics 17(1), pp 31-58.

Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson. 2011. Working paper version

 ”Do attitudes toward gender equality really differ between Norway and Sweden?”

Journal of European Social Policy, Vol. 20, no 2. pp. 142-159.

Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson. 2010. Working paper version

“Attitudes Toward Same-Sex Marriage: The Case of Scandinavia”

Journal of Homosexuality. Sep;60(9):1349-60. With Niklas Jakobsson and Siri Jakobsson. 2013.

“Gender and overconfidence: Effects of context, gendered stereotypes, and peer group”.

Advances in Applied Sociology. Vol. 3. No. 2:137-141. 2013. Joint work with Niklas Jakobsson and Minna Levin.

“Hvordan identifisere årsakssammenhenger i ikke-eksperimentelle data?“

Tidsskrift for Samfunnsforsking. 2013(3):371–387. 2012. With Henning Finseraas. 2013.

Årsak og virkning?

SOSIOLOGI I DAG 43(3): 5-7. With Torkild Hovde Lyngstad and Mette Løvgren. 2013

Uformell eldreomsorg – et hinder for kvinner på arbeidsmarkedet?

Søkelys på arbeidslivet 29(1–2):97–100. 2012.

With Niklas Jakobsson

“Er det en sammenheng mellom formell og uformell omsorg i Norge”

Tidsskrift for Velferdsforskning 17(3): 22-29. 2012.

With Jakobsson and Hansen