• The effect of central government grants on local educational policy 

      Reiling, Rune Borgan; Salvanes, Kari Vea; Sandsør, Astrid Marie Jorde; Strøm, Bjarne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The use of intergovernmental grants in educational policies may give rise to a conflict between gains attributable to local flexibility and the central government’s intention to narrow gaps in school spending and resource ...
    • Long-run effects of local government mergers on educational attainment and income 

      Sandsør, Astrid Marie Jorde; Falch, Torberg; Strøm, Bjarne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Local government mergers are an important policy issue in many countries, yet empirical evidence of the effects of merging and of local government size on the production and quality of local public services is scarce. We ...
    • Utvalgsseleksjon og manglende data. Noen metodemessige utfordringer 

      Strøm, Bjarne (NIFU STEP-arbeidsnotat;2006:48, Working paper, 2006-12)
      Arbeidsnotatet diskuterer noen metodemessige utfordringer ved håndtering av utvalgsseleksjon og manglende data, spesielt hvordan James Heckman's seleksjonsmodell kan anvendes for dette formålet. Arbeidsnotatet er skrevet ...