Astrid Oline Ervik

Astrid Oline Ervik


Telefon: +47 55 95 96 13
Akademisk tittel: PhD, University of Cambridge

Research interests

  • Education economics
  • Labour economics
  • Personnel economics
  • Public economics
  • Economic growth


  • "Finansiering for kvalitet, mangfold og samspill. Nytt finansieringssystem for universiteter og høyskoler", with Torbjørn Hægeland, Expert group white paper to the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research,
    finansieringuh_rapport.pdf, 2015.
  • "Essays on sector-specific risk, educational choices, and mobility across sectors", Faculty of Economics, Cambridge University, Ph.D. thesis, 2009.
  • Book review: Astrid Oline Ervik (2003): IQ and the Wealth of Nations, The Economic Journal, 113 (488), F406-F408.
  • "A Theory-Based Measure of the Output of the Education Sector", with Erling Holmøy and Torbjørn Hægeland, Discussion Papers 353, Research Department, Statistics Norway, 2003.
  • "Produksjon og ressursbruk innenfor høyere utdanning i Norge", with Erling Holmøy and Torbjørn Hægeland, Økonomiske Analyser 4/2002, Statistics Norway, 2002.
  • "Inputs and Outputs of the Higher Education Sector", Hovedoppgave (Master thesis), University of Oslo. Supervisor: Research Director Erling Holmøy, Statistics Norway, 2000.
  • "The Impact of Trade and Wages on Growth in Developing Countries", with Isabell Adenauer, Kiel Advanced Studies Working Paper No. 333 (1998).

Ongoing research

  • "The female labour force revolution: What was the role of student aid?", close to completion, with Katrine Vellesen Løken og Kjell G. Salvanes.
  • "Choice of Subject Field in Higher Education: Are Social Interactions Contributing to the Gender Gap?"
  • Skill Gaps in Occupations and Sectors with High and Risky Returns
  • Risky Sectors and Job Mobility Across Sectors
  • Mobility between Sectors in the UK: How does the household’s economic situation affect mobility?