Alexander Wright Cappelen

BIOGRAPHY

Alexander W. Cappelen is a professor at the Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), where his academic positions include co-director of the research group The Choice Lab, and Head of Centre for Ethics and Economics.

His research interests are behavioral, experimental and public economics, business ethics, social choice theory, political philosophy and distributive justice. Cappelen has published extensively in leading international journals.

Cappelen finished his doctoral dissertation on “Redistribution in a Divided World” at NHH in 2000, and has been Professor since 2006.

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Selected publications

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Almås, Ingvild, Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil What Explains the Gender Gap in College Track Dropout? Experimental and Administrative Evidence. The American Economic Review Volume 106 (5), page 296 - 302, 2016
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Konow, James, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Just Luck: An Experimental Study of Risk-Taking and Fairness The American Economic Review Volume 103 (4), page 1398 - 1413, 2013
Almås, Ingvild, Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Fairness and the Development of Inequality Acceptance Science Volume 328 (5982), page 1176 - 1178, 2010
Cappelen, Alexander W., Hole, Astri Drange, Sørensen, Erik Ø., Tungodden, Bertil The pluralism of fairness ideals: An experimental approach The American Economic Review Volume 97 (3), page 818 - 827, 2007
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Halvorsen, Trond Uhre, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Face-saving or fair-minded: What motivates moral behavior? Journal of the European Economic Association Volume 15 (3), page 540 - 557, 2017
Almås, Ingvild, Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Tungodden, Bertil Is It OK to Get Paid More for Being Lucky? Harvard Business Review Volume March 09 (7 pages), 2017
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Tungodden, Bertil Fairness and the proportionality principle Social Choice and Welfare, 2017
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Nielsen, Ulrik H., Tungodden, Bertil, Tyran, Jean-Robert, Wengström, Erik Fairness is intuitive Experimental Economics Volume 19, page 727 - 740, 2016
Almås, Ingvild, Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Fairness and family background Politics, Philosophy and Economics Volume 16 (2), page 117 - 131, 2016
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Reme, Bjørn-Atle, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Leadership and incentives Management science Volume 62 (7), page 1944 - 1953, 2016
Almås, Ingvild, Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Willingness to compete: Family matters Management science Volume 62 (8), page 2149 - 2162, 2016
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Fest, Sebastian, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Choice and personal responsibility: What is a morally relevant choice? NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion papers, 2016
Cappelen, Alexander Wright Når du forstår verdien av tillit. Perspektiver på PR, page 143 - 151, 2016
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Ognedal, Tone Certification and socially responsible production Economics of Governance Volume 18 (1), page 71 - 84, 2016
Almås, Ingvild, Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Haaland, Ingar Kyrkjebø, Tungodden, Bertil Rettferdig ulikhet Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse Volume 18 (6), page 38 - 43, 2015
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Nygaard, Knut, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Social preferences in the lab: a comparison of students and a representative population The Scandinavian Journal of Economics Volume 117 (4), page 1306 - 1326, 2015
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Hagen, Rune Jansen, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment The Review of Income and Wealth Volume 60 (1), page 100 - 113, 2014
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Eichele, Tom, Hugdahl, Kenneth, Specht, Karsten, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Equity theory and fair inequality: A neuroeconomic study Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Volume 111 (43), page 15368 - 15372, 2014
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Sørensen, Erik Øiolf, Tungodden, Bertil Rettferdighet på hjernen : Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse Volume 17 (2), page 34 - 39, 2014
Cappelen, Alexander Wright, Urheim, Runa Pension Funds, Sovereign-wealth Funds and Intergenerational Justice Spheres of Global Justice, page 747 - 755, 2013
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Economics and Psychology, Ethics

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