New PhD students at FAIR

6 September 2017 08:27

(updated: 6 October 2017 11:11)

New PhD students at FAIR

In August, three new PhDs startet at FAIR, Oda Kristine Storstad Sund and Kjetil Røiseland Madland at FAIR The Choice Lab and Mirjam Linnea Wentzel at FAIR CELE

Oda Kristine Storstad Sund is a PhD student at FAIR The Choice Lab and will work on the project "Fairness across the world" with Ingvild Almås, Alexander Cappelen, Erik Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden. The aim of the project is to understand similarities and differences in fairness preferences across more than 60 different countries. What do people perceive as (un)fair, and why?Her areas of interest are behavioral and experimental economics in general, and social inequality, social norms and fairness in particular.

Kjetil Madland is a PhD student at FAIR The Choice Lab and will also work on the "Fairness across the world"-project. His main areas of interest are behavioral economics and taxation, with focus on experiments as tools for data collection. 

Mirjam Wentzel is a PhD student at FAIR CELE and received her master degree from the University of Bergen. Her research interests include applied econometrics and labor economics, with a focus on public policy. She will be working on a project concerning the effects of the Norwegian pension reform on private savings, in collaboration with Ola Vestad from Statistics Norway and with Katrine V. Løken as supervisor.

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