Ph.D. in Economics, University of Oslo 

Research interests: Applied labor economics; pensions and retirement behavior; wage formation

E-mail: olv {at}
Phone: +47 99 27 35 99


Published work:        

> Labour Supply Effects of Early Retirement Provision, 
Labour Economics 25, 98-109, 2013
> Does Retirement Age Impact Mortality?, joint with Erik Hernæs, Simen Markussen and John Piggott,
Journal of Health Economics 32(3), 586-598, 2013

Working papers:

        > Life Expectancy and Claiming Behavior in a Flexible Pension System, joint with Christian N. Brinch and Dennis Fredriksen 
(forthcoming in the Scandinavian Journal of Economics)
        (revision requested by the Journal of Public Economics)
> Excess Early Retirement? Evidence from the Norwegian 2011 Pension Reform, joint with Christian N. Brinch and Josef Zweimüller (coming soon)
(earlier version printed as Memorandum, University of Oslo) 
> Labour mobility, pension portability and the lack of lock-in effects, joint with Erik Hernæs, John Piggott and Tao Zhang (March 2011)

Policy reports and articles in Norwegian:

> Effects of in-work tax credits on labour supply among immigrants, Reports 2016/38, Statistics Norway (written in Norwegian)

Income growth over the life cycle, Reports 2014/3, Statistics Norway (written in Norwegian)
Effekter av AFP på sysselsetting blant eldre arbeidstakere, Økonomiske analyser, 4/2013 (written in Norwegian)
 Inntektsfordeling og inntektsmobilitet – pensjonsgivende inntekt i Norge 1971-2003, Report 7/2006, Frisch Centre (written in Norwegian)