Almås' research is mainly focused on gaining a better understanding of economic inequalities. Her research can be divided into six main research projects as listed below. If you click on the links you will see the list of abstracts and the main collaborators for each of the projects.
Measurement of real income, inequality and poverty
Fairness views and redistributive policies
Nutrition and poverty traps
Sources of income inequalities with specific focus on gender inequality
Temperature and economic behavior
Life cycle perspectives: Adjusting for age effects in cross sections, demographic change, and savings in China