Svenn-Åge Dahl

Managing Director

Phone: +47 55 95 95 58
Academic title: MSc (Cand.polit.)
Curriculum Vitae


Research interests

  • Welfare
  • Health
  • Labour market

Selected publications:

  • "His, Her, or Their Divorce? Marital Dissolution and Sickness Absence in Norway." Journal of Marriage and Family, Vol. 77 (2015), pp. 461-479. (With H.T. Hansen and B. Vignes).
  • "Sickness Absence among Immigrants in Norway, 1992-2003." Acta Sociologica, Vol. 53 (2010), pp. 35-52. (With H.T. Hansen and K.M. Olsen).
  • "Working Time and Sickness Absence." International Journal of Social Welfare, Vol. 19 (2010), pp. 45-53. (With K.M. Olsen).
  • "An Empirical Study of Age Discrimination in Norway and Germany." Applied Economics, Vol. 41 (2009), pp. 633-651. (With V. Büsch and D.A.V. Dittrich).
  • "Health differences between European countries." Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 64 (2007), pp. 1665-1678. (With K.M. Olsen).
  • "Transitions to Employment from Labour Market Enterprises in Norway." International Journal of Social Welfare, Vol. 15 (2006), pp. 121-130. (With A. Aakvik).
  • "Late Careers and Career Exits in Norway." In H.P. Blossfeld, S. Buchholz and D. Hofäcker (eds.): Globalization, Uncertainty and Late Careers in Society. London: Routledge (2006). (With A. Aakvik and K. Vaage).
  • "Gender Differences in Early Retirement Behaviour." European Sociological Review, Vol. 19 (2003), pp. 179-198. (With Ø.A. Nilsen and K. Vaage).
  • "The Double Burden - Do Combinations of Career and Family Obligations Increase the Sickness Absence among Females?" European Sociological Review, Vol. 18 (2002), pp. 233-249. (With E. Bratberg and A.E. Risa).
  • "Work or retirement? Exit Routes for Norwegian Elderly." Applied Economics, Vol. 32 (2000), pp. 1865-1876. (With Ø.A. Nilsen og K. Vaage).
  • "Downsizing Strategies and Institutional Environments." Scandinavian Journal of Management, Vol. 14 (1998), pp. 239-257. (With T. Nesheim).
  • "The Structure of Employment Terminations among Clerical Employees in a Large Bureaucracy." Acta Sociologica, Vol. 32 (1989), pp. 319-338. (With T. Petersen and S. Spilerman).