Bertil Tungodden

Professor Bertil Tungodden

E-mail
Bertil.Tungodden@nhh.no
Telephone
+47 55 95 92 61
Department
Economics
Centre
FAIR
Office
E222
Expertise
Ethics and Social Responsibility Development Economics Behavioural economics Inequality and poverty Social choice theory Political Philosophy

BIOGRAPHY

Bertil Tungodden is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at NHH Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen, Norway. He is Scientific Director of the Centre of Excellence, FAIR- Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality, and co-director of the research group The Choice Lab. He is an Einstein Visiting  Fellow at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, and affiliated researcher at the Christian Michelsen Institute in Bergen, Norway.

His research interests are experimental and behavioral economics, development economics, distributive justice and social choice theory. Tungodden has published extensively in leading international academic journals in economics and philosophy, including Science, American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and Journal of Philosophy. He is presently an associate editor in Journal of Political Economy and Social Choice and Welfare, and has previously held editorial positions in Management Science, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and Economics and Philosophy. In 2018, Tungodden received the prestigious European Research Council Advanced Grant, which awards exceptional researchers 2.5 million euro to pursue ground-breaking, high-risk projects in their fields. He is an elected member of the Norwegian  Academy of Sciences, and has received numerous awards for excellence in research from the Research Council of Norway and various other awards for excellence in teaching.

Bertil lives in Bergen, Norway with his wife Heidi, and together they keep up with their adventurous children living around the world.

 

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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
Bott, Kristina; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil You’ve Got Mail: A Randomized Field Experiment on Tax Evasion Management science (19 pages); 2019
Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Tungodden, Bertil Cutthroat capitalism versus cuddly socialism: Are Americans more meritocratic and efficiency-seeking than Scandinavians? Journal of Political Economy; 2019
Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Mohamed, Amina; Somville, Vincent; Tungodden, Bertil Reducing Early Pregnancy in Low-Income Countries : a literature review and new evidence Towards gender equity in development; page 141 - 166; 2018
Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Luttens, Roland I.; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil Fairness in Bankruptcies: An Experimental Study. Management science Volume 65 (6); page 2832 - 2841; 2018
Huppert, Elizabeth; Cowell, Jason M; Cheng, Yawei; Contreras-Ibanez, Carlos; Gomez-Sicard, Natalia; Gonzalez-Gaeda, Luz Maria; Huepe, David; Ibanez, Agustin; Lee, Kang; Mahasneh, Randa; Malcolm-Smith, Susan; Salas, Natalia; Selcuk, Bilge; Tungodden, Bertil; Wong, Alina; Zhou, Xinyue; Decety, Jean The development of children's preferences for equality and equity across 13 individualistic and collectivist cultures Developmental Science; 2018
Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Cappelen, Cornelius; Kuhnle, Stein; Tungodden, Bertil How to retrench the welfare state: Attitudes in the general population Social Policy & Administration Volume 52 (4); page 862 - 879; 2018
Bott, Kristina; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil Research: Moral Appeals Can Help Reduce Tax Evasion Harvard Business Review Volume 7; 2017
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; 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; Nielsen, Ulrik H.; Tungodden, Bertil; Tyran, Jean-Robert; Wengström, Erik Fairness is intuitive Experimental Economics Volume 19 (4); 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
Sandøy, Ingvild Fossgard; Mudenda, Mweetwa; Zulu, Joseph; Munsaka, Ecloss; Blystad, Astrid; Makasa, Mpundu; Mæstad, Ottar; Tungodden, Bertil; Jakobs, Choolwe; Kampata, Linda Milimo; Fylkesnes, Knut; Svanemyr, Joar; Moland, Karen Marie; Banda, Richard; Musonda, Patrick Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial Trials Volume 17 (588) (15 pages); 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
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