Kjetil Bjorvatn


Kjetil Bjorvatn has been a professor in economics since 2005. He received his PhD degree in economics from NHH in 1996.

Bjorvatn’s main research interests are in the fields of economic development and political economy. He has published a number of articles in these areas, among them ”Disabled by stereotype? Experimental evidence from Uganda,” Forthcoming Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (together with Bertil Tungodden), “Human and financial capital for microenterprise development: Evidence from a field and lab experiment,” (2014) Management Science (together with Lars Ivar O. Berge and Bertil Tungodden), and “Resource rents, balance of power, and political stability,” Forthcoming Journal of Peace Research (together with Mohammad Farzanegan).

Bjorvatn was Dean of the Bachelor programme at NHH in the period 2009-2015.  In 2004 and 2013 he has won the Students’ NHH Best teacher award and received the NHH award for excellence in teaching in 2005.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Bjorvatn, Kjetil, Ekström, Mathias Philip, Pires, Armando Små dytt for store valg: Kan nudging gi bedre oppmøte til lærerstudiet? Samfunnsøkonomen (3), page 46 - 51, 2017
Bjorvatn, Kjetil, Falch, Ranveig, Hernæs, Ulrikke Johanne Voltersvik Gender, context and competition: Experimental evidence from rural and urban Uganda Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics Volume 61, page 31 - 37, 2016
Bjorvatn, Kjetil, Høigilt, Jacob Youth and the Arab Revolutions Oil States in the New Middle East: Uprisings and stability, page 39 - 56, 2016
Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal, Bjorvatn, Kjetil, Pires, Armando, Tungodden, Bertil Competitive in the lab, successful in the field? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization Volume 118, page 303 - 317, 2015
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