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Jørgen Modalsli

Jørgen Modalsli



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BAL2300 Economics (Bachelor in Administration and leadership in the public sector): Fall 2023, Fall 2024

ØASØK4700 Labor economics (Master in Business administration - siviløkonom): Spring 2024, Spring 2025

Supervision of bachelor's and master's theses

Fields of study

Academic disciplines


Subject areas

Difference   Economic history   Economic growth   Mobility

Scientific publications

Modalsli, Jørgen ; Vosters, Kelly (2022). Spillover Bias in Multigenerational Income Regressions. 33 p. The Journal of human resources. Vol. 59.

Kotsadam, Andreas ; Lind, Jo Thori; Modalsli, Jørgen (2021). Call the midwife. Health personnel and mortality in Norway 1887–1920. 33 p. Cliometrica.

Modalsli, Jørgen (2021). Multigenerational persistence: Evidence from 146 years of administrative data. The Journal of human resources. Vol. 1018-9825R2.

Aaberge, Rolf; Atkinson, Anthony B.; Modalsli, Jørgen (2020). Estimating long-run income inequality from mixed tabular data: Empirical evidence from Norway, 1875–2017. Journal of Public Economics. Vol. 187.

Leknes, Stefan; Modalsli, Jørgen (2019). Who benefited from industrialization? The local effects of hydropower technology adoption in Norway. Journal of Economic History. Vol. 80.

Kinge, Jonas Minet; Modalsli, Jørgen Heibø ; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Gjessing, Håkon K.; Tollånes, Mette Christophersen; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Skirbekk, Vegard Fykse; Strand, Bjørn Heine; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Vollset, Stein Emil (2019). Association of Household Income with Life Expectancy and Cause-Specific Mortality in Norway, 2005-2015. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Vol. 321.

Modalsli, Jørgen (2018). The regional dispersion of income inequality in nineteenth-century Norway. Explorations in economic history (EEH). Vol. 67.

Modalsli, Jørgen (2018). Regional income in Norway, 1900–2010. Roses, Joan Ramon; Wolf, Nikolaus (Ed.). The Economic Development of Europe's Regions: A Quantitative History since 1900. Routledge.

Modalsli, Jørgen (2017). Decomposing Global Inequality. The Review of Income and Wealth. Vol. 63.

Modalsli, Jørgen Heibø (2016). Intergenerational occupational mobility in Norway. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. Vol. 119.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete