Rolf Aaberge is Senior Research Fellow (professor equivalent position) at the Research Department of Statistics Norway and has a part-time position as professor at the centre of excellence ESOP, University of Oslo. He is a graduate in mathematics and statistics at the University of Oslo. His current research activities are concerned with labour supply and taxation, public finance, income distribution and social welfare, poverty, econometrics and statistical methods, and include management of a four years international research program on evaluation of welfare and tax policies in welfare states. He has published in economic journals such as Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Social Choice and Welfare, Theory and Decision, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Economic Inequality, Review of Income and Wealth, Public Choice, and in statistical journals such as Biometrika, Metrika, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics and Biometrics.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2005.