Christmas is when people are expected to act selfessly for the well-being of others, but are we actually more generous at this time of the year? Mathias Ekström has studied our donor behavior.
Behavioural economics article archive
Can supporting pre-school education improve educational outcomes for the children and business development for the mothers? A new FAIR project in Uganda will address these issues.
On Thursday 31 August 2017 Kristina Maria Persson will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
As many as 26 new PhD research scholars from all over the world have taken up their studies at NHH since last winter, the majority of them starting these days.
On Wednesday 23 August 2017 Hallgeir Sjåstad will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Kristina Bott, Alexander W. Cappelen, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden have written an article in Harvard Business Review about their recent study which shows that moral appeals can help reduce tax evasion.
Professor Bertil Tungodden is awarded the NHH prize for outstanding research and Malin Arve is awarded the Ingvar Wedervang prize for outstanding research by a faculty member below 40 years of age.
Hundreds of teacher education applicants fail to turn up for the start of their study programmes. NHH’s behavioural economists have experimented on them to check whether some nudging might help.
If you fail to keep your New Year’s resolution to work out three times a week already in the first week of the year, that does not make it even more important for you to reach this goal. The opposite is the case.
Ingvild Almås at the Department of Economics has been appointed full Professor at NHH.
In competition with 150 other strong research environments in Norway, the Research Council of Norway has now awarded NHH a Centre of Excellence.
People who have previously made choices based on good standard solutions may struggle to make good choices on their own.
Job applicants meet systematic discrimination based on group affiliation. ‘When an employer receives two CVs from highly-qualified applicants, stereotypes come into play,’ says Thomas de Haan.
The differences between people in the USA have never been greater. Over the past decades, the richest have become even richer. A new study shows that Americans accept these inequalities to a much greater degree than Norwegians.
Assistant Professor Thomas de Haan at The Choice Lab has succeeded in getting two papers accepted by The Economic Journal. Both papers are forthcoming in the prestigious journal.
The Choice Lab professors Alexander W. Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden have been awarded a research grant – of 10 mill NOK – for their project «Understanding Paternalism».
We hold men more accountable for their poor achievements, according to a new study from NHH. The pattern is the same as seen in international education research: Boys receive poorer grades than girls for the same achievements.
Income inequality can result in less willingness to contribute to a common good that benefits all, a new NHH study shows.
New European research in behavioral economics. Four highly interesting keynote speakers: The three-day ESA conference at NHH is underway.
On Friday 9 September 2016 Sebastian Fest will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.