Salvanes presents at CESifo Area Conference on Economics of Education

7 September 2017 12:31

Salvanes presents at CESifo Area Conference on Economics of Education

Salvanes has the last week presented a paper at CESifo Area Conference on Economics of Education and held a seminar the Ministry of Education and Research (Kunnskapsdepartementet) on education and inequality

Last Friday professor Kjell Salvanes presented the paper Breaking the Links: Natural Resource Booms and Intergenerational Mobility by Aline Bütikofer, Antonio Dalla-Zuanna and Kjell G. Salvanes at CESifo Area Conference on  Economics of Education.

The paper explores how large economic shocks increase intergenerational earnings mobility by creating new economic opportunities using the Norwegian oil boom starting in the 1970s as the study subject.

Yesterday Salvanes held a seminar on education and inequality for the Ministry of Education and Research. He presented current research on how to decrease inequality in education and possible solitions used in Norwegian schools. 

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