• A difference in differences analysis on how a change in employment affects motivation amongst temporary employees 

      Berge, Tore (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2017;, Master thesis, 2017-06)
      This master thesis investigates how temporary employees’ motivation changes when a company starts to hire more permanent employees. It is imperative to know how changes in the work situation affects the motivation of the ...
    • Effekten av en intervensjon på sosial usikkerhet i gruppearbeid 

      Bergeland, Silje; Jåsund, Iris Jeanett (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06)
      I arbeidslivet er det vanlig å bruke gruppearbeid som arbeidsform, men vi har begrenset kunnskap om hvordan sosial usikkerhet påvirker denne arbeidsformen. Denne oppgaven undersøker derfor hva som kan redusere individers ...
    • Father Presence and the Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment 

      Rege, Mari; Votruba, Mark; Kalil, Ariel; Mogstad, Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-11)
      We use administrative data from Norway to analyze how fathers’ presence affects the intergenerational transmission of educational attainment. Our empirical strategy exploits within family variation in father exposure that ...
    • Feedback and Performance: Experiments in Behavioral Economics 

      Gjedrem, William Gilje (PhD thesis UiS;321, Doctoral thesis, 2016-11-29)
    • How do Corporate Social Responsibility announcements affect firm value? 

      Pham, Cathrine; Pham, Trang Vo (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2017;, Master thesis, 2017-06-15)
      Taking previous research on this topic into consideration, this thesis sets out to give some insights as to why there seems to be increasing focus on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives by firms. Using theory ...
    • Hva gjør at en jobb oppleves som en bullshit job? 

      Alfheim, Linn Beate; Granholt, Elise Mariann (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-07-28)
      David Graeber hevder at majoriteten av dagens arbeidsmarked er preget av meningsløse bullshit jobs. I hvor stor grad samfunnet består av disse har vært et hett diskusjonstema de siste årene, spesielt med tanke på at det ...
    • Increasing perseverance in math: Evidence from a field experiment in Norway 

      Bettinger, Eric Perry; Ludvigsen, Sten Runar; Rege, Mari; Solli, Ingeborg Foldøy; Yeager, David S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-12)
      Research by psychologists and economists demonstrates that many non-cognitive skillsare malleable in both children and adolescents, but we have limited knowledge on what schools can do to foster these skills. In a field ...
    • Is your mind set for programming? 

      Kahrs, Christine; Nybø, Kristin (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-17)
      The rapid pace of technological innovation has created a demand for higher technological knowledge. However, it seems like a lot of people are hesitant to acquire these highly needed skills. Research has shown that people's ...
    • Job displacement and crime: Evidence from Norwegian register data 

      Rege, Mari; Skardhamar, Torbjørn; Telle, Kjetil Elias; Votruba, Mark E (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-10)
      We estimate the job displacement effect on criminal behavior for young adult Norwegian men separated from their plant of employment during a mass layoff. Displaced workers experience a 20 percent increase in criminal charge ...
    • Job displacement and crime: Evidence from Norwegian register data 

      Rege, Mari; Skardhamar, Torbjørn; Telle, Kjetil Elias; Votruba, Mark E (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09)
      We estimate the job displacement effect on criminal behavior for young adult Norwegian men separated from their plant of employment during a mass layoff. Displaced workers experience a 20 percent increase in criminal charge ...
    • Lærende tankesett hos ledere i oljeindustrien 

      Steindal Nordanger, Jannike; Jenssen, Frode (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-07)
      Begrepet tankesett kan forklares som troen på at egne evner og kvaliteter som intelligens og talent er enten fastlåst eller lærende. Personer med et lærende tankesett er i stand til å se at egne evner og kvaliteter kan ...
    • Lærende tankesett – En studie av matematikklæreres tankesett 

      Tungland, Silje Marie Tande; Tunheim, Gunn Karin (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-05)
      På tross av stor innsats i Norge for å øke fullføringsgraden i den videregående skolen er det et stort frafall, og prosentandelen som fullfører er lav. Frafall representerer et stort samfunnsproblem både fordi det er dyrt ...
    • MINDSET, EDUCATION AND INCOME. Predictors of a growth mindset. 

      Rydland, Elisabeth Therese Wagbo; Reppen, Linda Victoria Faye (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2017;, Master thesis, 2017-06-15)
      Mindset is your beliefs about abilities, intelligence, personality and other fundamental qualities. In this thesis we explore the research question: “what are important predictors of a growth mindset?” Finding these ...
    • Skolens læringsmiljø – avgjørende for elevenes akademiske prestasjoner? 

      Bygdevoll, Maria; Melby Melkevig, Hege (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06)
      Enkelte kritikere hevder at resultatfokuset gir et snevert mål på hva som er kvalitet på skolen, og at skolene legger for mye vekt på det som lar seg måle og dermed glemmer læringsmiljøet. I denne oppgaven ønsket vi å ...
    • Social Ties and Purpose of Work in the Principal-Agent Relationship 

      Winum, Caroline; Willumsen, Christine Helle (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2017;, Master thesis, 2017-06)
      This paper investigates the effect of strengthening social ties and purpose of work on motivation in the principal-agent relationship. We hypothesise that by building social ties to employees and give them purpose of work, ...