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What do we know about immigrants who do not work, study or receive benefits?
What do we know about immigrants who do not work, study or receive benefits?
In 2011, 16 per cent of immigrants aged 20-66 years had a weak attachment to the labour market. 59 per cent of them are women, but the share and the reasons why vary between different groups.
Origin date: 17.02.2016
Does more involved fathering imply a double burden for fathers in Norway?
While long total work hours (paid plus unpaid work) have usually been framed as a problem for employed women, researchers now ask whether more involved fathering practices imply a double burden for men, too.
Origin date: 10.2013
Sick leave before, during and after pregnancy
Sick leave before, during and after pregnancy
This study shows that sick leave during the pregnancy of the woman’s first child, compared with before pregnancy for the same woman, has increased substantially in Norway during the period 1995-2008.
Origin date: 05.2012
Gender differences in environmental related behaviour
This report shows that women generally have a more positive attitude to environmental measures than men. These attitudes are not, however, reflected in their actions. Men and women have relatively similar behaviour in relation to recirculation, organic food and water-saving and energy saving, although men drive more cars than women.
Origin date: 11.2011
Effects of paternity leave
A new report discusses the causal effects of paternity leave on children's and parents' outcomes.
Origin date: 07.2011
Facts on immigrants and their descendants 2007
The main author of this publication is Gunnlaug Daugstad, with significant contributions from Bjørn Olsen, Mads Ivar Kirkeberg, Vebjørn Aalandslid, Svein Blom, Lars Østby and Natasza P. Sandbu. The entire data basis for this publication has been taken from Statistics Norway: Population statistics, Education statistics, Labour market statistics, Income statistics, Election statistics and data from attitude surveys.
Origin date: 01.2008
Employment among disabled persons (Report 2005/30)
The report shows that the employment rate between men and women with disabilities in the 2nd quarter of 2005 were 47.1 percent and 42.1 percent respectively. This difference is somewhat less than that one finds between men and women in the whole population.
Origin date: 2005