Published papers

Published papers


Authors Title Publication

Thomas Buser, Alexander Cappelen, Uri Gneezy, Moshe Hoffman and Bertil Tungodden

Competitiveness, gender and handedness

Economics and Human Biology, Volume 43, December 2021

Jim A. C. Everett, Clara Colombatto, […], Hallgeir Sjåstad, […] and Molly J. Crockett

Moral dilemmas and trust in leaders during a global health crisis

Nature Human Behaviour, July 2021

Julian Vedeler Johnsen, Kjell Vaage and Alexander Willén

Interactions in Public Policies: Spousal Responses and Program Spillovers of Welfare Reforms

The Economic Journal, June 2021

Alexander Willén

Decentralization of wage determination: Evidence from a national teacher reform

Journal of Public Economics, Volume 198, June 2021

Alexander W. Cappelen, Ranveig Falch, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Solidarity and fairness in times of crisis

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 186, June 2021, Pages 1-11

Johan Egebark, Mathias Ekström, Erik Plug and Mirjam van Praag

Brains or beauty? Causal evidence on the returns to education and attractiveness in the online dating market

Journal of Public Economics, Volume 196, April 2021

Hans K. Hvide, Julian Johnsen and Kjell G. Salvanes

Parental age and birth defects: a sibling study

European Journal of Epidemiology, March 2021

Simen Bø, Elisabeth Norman and Hallgeir Sjåstad

Working for the Best or Bracing for the Worst? Approach and Avoidance Motivation in Planning

Collabra: Psychology, Volume 7 (1), March 2021

Aline Bütikofer, René Karadakic and Kjell G. Salvanes

Income Inequality and Mortality: A Norwegian Perspective

Fiscal Studies, Volume 42 (1), March 2021

Akshay Moorthy

The effect of rainfall shocks on early childhood development in Uganda

Economic Letters, Vol. 200, March 2021

Aline Bütikofer, Julie Riise & Meghan M. Skira

The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Maternal Health

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Vol. 13, NO. 1 February 2021

Julie Riise, Barton Willage and Alexander Willén

Can Female Doctors Cure the Gender STEMM Gap? Evidence from Exogenously-Assigned General Practitioners

Review of Economics and Statistics, In press

Kjetil Bjorvatn, Simon Galle, Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Edward Miguel, Daniel N. Posner, Bertil Tungodden, Kelly Zhang

Elections and selfishness

Electoral Studies, Volume 69, February 2021

Axel Dreher, Jenny Simon and Justin Valasek
Review of International Organizations, January 2021


Authors Title Publication

Florian Hett, Mario Mechtel, Henning Hermes, Felix Schmidt, Daniel Schunk and Valentin Wagner

Do Children Cooperate Conditionally? Adapting the Strategy Method for First-Graders

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 179, November 2020, Pages 638-652

Fran Blau, Matthew Comey, Amanda Eng, Pamela Meyerhofer, Lawrence Kahn and Alexander Willén
Culture and gender allocation of tasks: source country characteristics and the division of non-market work among US immigrants
Review of Economics of the Household18, pages 907–958 (2020)

Bertil Tungodden, Alexander W. Cappelen, Sebastian Fest and Erik Ø. Sørensen

Choice and personal responsibility: What is a morally relevant choice?

Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming

Kjell Bjortvatn and Nicola D. Coniglio

Sharing and cooperation in an experiment with heterogeneous groups

Economics Letters, Volume 197, 2020

Haushofer, Johannes, Charlotte Ringdal, Jeremy Shapiro, and Xiao Yu Wang.

Spousal Disagreement in Reporting of Intimate Partner Violence in Kenya

AEA Papers and Proceedings, Volume 110, 2020.

Ingvild Almås, Alexander W. Cappelen & Bertil Tungodden

Cutthroat Capitalism versus Cuddly Socialism: Are Americans More Meritocratic and Efficiency-Seeking than Scandinavians?

Journal of Political Economy​, Volum 128 Nr. 5

Hallgeir Sjåstad, Roy Baumeister & Michael Ent

Greener grass or sour grapes? How people value future goals after initial failure

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 
Volume 88, 2020

Michael Ent, Hallgeir Sjåstad, William von Hippel & Roy Baumeister

Helping behavior is non-zero-sum: Helper and recipient autobiographical accounts of help

Evolution and Human Behavior, Volume 41 Issue 3, 2020

Tatiana Homonoff, Barton Willage & Alexander Willén

Rebates as incentives: The effects of a gym membership reimbursement program

Journal of Health Economics, Volume 70, 2020

Anya Samek, Jason M. Cowell, Alexander W. CappelenBertil Tungodden et al.

The Development of Social Comparisons and Sharing Behavior Across 12 Countries

Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Volume 192, 2020

 Anders Böhlmark & Alexander Willén

Tipping and the Effects of Segregation

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Volume 12 (1), 2020

Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kjetil Bjorvatn, Simon Galle, Edward Miguel, Daniel N. Posner, Bertil Tungodden & Kelly Zhang

Ethnically Biased? Experimental Evidence from Kenya

Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 18 (1), 2020

Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Cecilia Kagoma, Ephraim Mdee, Ingrid Hoem Sjursen & Vincent Somville

The customer is king: Evidence on VAT compliance in Tanzania

World Development
Volume 128, 2020

Kjetil Bjorvatn, Tigabu Degu Getahun & Sandra Kristine Halvorsen

Conflict or cooperation? Experimental evidence on intra-household allocations in Ethiopia

Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Volume 85, 2020

Aline Bütikofer, Christopher Cronin and Meghan M. Skira

Employment effects of healthcare policy: Evidence from the 2007 FDA black box warning on antidepressants

Journal of Health Economics, Volume 73, 2020

Rahul Mehor, Vincent Somville and Lore Vandewalle 

Increasing Trust in Bankers to Enhance Savings: Experimental Evidence from India

Economic development and cultural change, Volume 69 Nr. 1, 2020.

Julie RiiseBarton Willage and Alexander Willén

Can Female Doctors Cure the Gender STEMM Gap? Evidence from Exogenously-Assigned General Practitioners

Review of Economics and Statistics

Ingvild Almås, Andreas Kotsadam, Espen Rasmus Moen and Knut Røed 

The Economics of Hypergamy 

The Journal of human resources, Volume 55 Issue 4, 2020

Selene Ghisolfi, Ingvild Almås, Justin C. Sandefur, Jesse Heitner, Tessa Bild and Tillmann von Carnap. 

Predicted COVID-19 fatality rates based on age, sex, comorbidities and health system capacity

BMJ Global Health, Volume 5, Issue 9 

Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, August 2020


Authors Title Publication

Hallgeir Sjåstad

Algorithm aversion: An old problem with new implications

Magma, Volume 8, 2019

Michael F. Lovenheim 
Alexander Willén

The Long-run Effects of Teacher Collective Bargaining

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Volume 11 (3), 2019

Sandra E. Black, Aline Bütikofer, Paul J. Devereux & Kjell G. Salvanes

This Is Only a Test? Long-Run and Intergenerational Impacts of Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout

Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 101 (3), 2019

Aline Bütikofer, Katrine V. Løken & Kjell G. Salvanes

Infant Health Care and Long-Term Outcomes

Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 101 (2), 2019

Britta Augsburg, Bet Caeyers, Sara Giunti, Bansi Malde & Susanna Smets

Labelled loans and sanitation investments

Ideas For India - for more evidence-based policy, 2019

Hallgeir Sjåstad & Roy F. Baumeister

Moral self‐judgment is stronger for future than past actions

Motivation and Emotion, Volume 43, 2019

Aline Bütikofer, David N. Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik, Christopher W. Kuzawa & Kjell G. Salvanes

Evidence that prenatal testosterone transfer from male twins reduces the fertility and socioeconomic success of their female co-twins

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 116 (14), 2019

Alexander Cappelen, John List, Anya Samek & Bertil Tungodden

The Effect of Early Childhood Education on Social Preferences

Journal of Political Economy, preprint, 2019

Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge & Armando José Garcia Pires

Gender, formality, and entrepreneurial success

Small Business Economics, 2019

Kristina M. Bott, Alexander W. Cappelen, Erik Ø. SørensenBertil Tungodden

You’ve got mail: A randomised field experiment on tax evasion

Management Science, preprint, 2019

Hallgeir Sjåstad

Short-sighted greed? Focusing on the future promotes reputation-based generosity

Judgment and Decision Making, Volume 14 (2), 2019

Ingvild Almas, Alexander W. Cappelen & Bertil Tungodden 

Cutthroat capitalism versus cuddly socialism: Are Americans more meritocratic and efficiencyseeking than Scandinavians?

Journal of Political Economy, preprint, 2019

Marianne Bertrand, Sandra E. Black, Sissel Jensen & Adriana Lleras-Muney

Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labour Market Outcomes in Norway

The Review of Economic Studies, Volume 86 (1), 2019

Henning Hermes, Florian Hett, Mario Mechtel, Felix Schmidt, Daniel Schunk & Valentin Wagner

Do children cooperate conditionally? Adapting the strategy method for first-graders

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, preprint, 2019


Kjetil Bjorvatn, Alexander W. Cappelen, Linda Helgesson Sekei, Erik Ø. Sørensen & Bertil Tungodden.

Management Science, preprint, 2019


Authors Title Publication

Aline Bütikofer, Eirin Mølland & Kjell G. Salvanes

Childhood nutrition and labor market outcomes: Evidence from a school breakfast program

Journal of Public Economics, Volume 168, 2018

Katrine V. Løken, Kjell Erik Lommerud & Katrine Holm Reiso

Single mothers and their children: Evaluating a work-encouraging welfare reform

Journal of Public Economics, Volume 167, 2018

Roy F. Baumeister, Heather M. Maranges & Hallgeir Sjåstad

Consciousness of the future as a matrix of maybe: Pragmatic prospection and the simulation of alternative possibilities

Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, Volume 5 (3), 2018

Elizabeth Huppert, Jason M. Cowell, Bertil Tungodden, et al.

The development of children’s preferences for equality and equity across 13 individualistic and collectivist cultures

Developmental Science, Volume 21 (5), 2018

Mathias Ekström

Seasonal altruism: How Christmas shapes unsolicited charitable giving

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 153, 2018

Vincent Somville & Lore Vandewalle

Saving by Default: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural India

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Volume 10 (3), 2018

Cheti Nicoletti, Kjell G. Salvanes & Emma Tominey

The Family Peer Effect on Mothers' Labor Supply

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Volume 10 (3), 2018

Ingvild Almås, Alex Armand, Orazio Attanasio & Pedro Carneiro

Measuring and Changing Control: Women's Empowerment and Targeted Transfers

The Economic Journal, Volume 128 (612), 2018

Xiaogeng Xu, Yilong Xu & Steven Tucker

Ambiguity Attitudes in the Loss Domain: Decisions for Self versus Others

Economics Letters, Volume 170, 2018

Manudeep Bhuller, Gordon B. Dahl, Katrine V. Løken & Magne Mogstad 

Intergenerational Effects of Incarceration

AEA Papers and Proceedings, Volume 108, 2018

Aline Bütikofer, Sissel JensenKjell G. Salvanes

The Role of Parenthood on the Gender Gap among Top Earners

European Economic Review, Volume 109, 2018

Ingvild Almås & Åshild Auglænd Johnsen 

The cost of a growth miracle – reassessing price and poverty trends in China

Review of Economic Dynamics, Volume 30, 2018

Kristiina Huttunen, Jarle MøenKjell G. Salvanes

Job Loss and Regional Mobility

Journal of Labor Economics, Volume 36 (2), 2018

Patrick Bennett

The Heterogeneous Effects of Education on Crime: Evidence from Danish Administrative Twin Data

Labour Economics, Volume 52, 2018

Hallgeir SjåstadRoy Baumeister

The Future and the Will: Planning requires self-control, and ego depletion leads to planning aversion

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Volume 76, 2018

Aline Buetikofer & Meghan Skira

Missing Work is a Pain: The Effect of Cox-2 Inhibitors on Sickness Absence and Disability Pension Receipt

Journal of Human Resources, Volume 53 (1), 2018

Alexander W. CappelenErik Ø. SørensenBertil Tungodden & Roland I. Luttens

Fairness in bankruptcy situations: an experimental study

Appendix A / Appendix B

Management Science, Volume 65 (6), 2018

François Libois & Vincent Somville

Fertility, household size and poverty in Nepal

World Development, Volume 103, 2018

Johan Egebark & Mathias Ekström

Liking what others “Like”: using Facebook to identify determinants of conformity

Experimental Economics, Volume 21, 2018


Authors Title Publication

Ingvild Almås, Anders Kjelsrud & Rohini Somanathan

A Behaviour‐Based Approach to the Estimation of Poverty in India

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Volume 121 (1), 2019

Ingvild Almås, Mandeep Grewal, Marielle Hvide & Serhat Ugurlu

The PPP approach revisited: A study of RMB valuation against the USD

Journal of International Money and Finance, Volume 77, 2017

Life-Cycle Earnings, Education Premiums, and Internal Rates of Return

Journal of Labor Economics, Volume 35 (4), 2017

Ingvild Almås & Anders Kjelsrud

Rags and Riches: Relative prices, non-homothetic preferences and inequality in India

World Development, Volume 97, 2017

Aline Bütikofer & Michael Gerfin

The economies of scale of living together and how they are shared: estimates based on a collective household model

Review of Economics of the Household, Volume 15 (2), 2017

Thomas de Haan & Jona Linde

'Good Nudge Lullaby': Choice Architecture and Default Bias Reinforcement

The Economic Journal, Volume 128 (610), 2018

Thomas de Haan, Theo Offerman & Randolph Sloof

Discrimination in the Labour Market: The Curse of Competition between Workers

The Economic Journal, Volume 127 (603), 2017

Michael Kirchler, David Andersson, Caroline Bonn, Magnus Johannesson, Erik Ø. Sørensen, Matthias Stefan, Gustav Tinghög & Daniel Västfjäll

The effect of fast and slow decision on risk taking

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Volume 54 (1), 

Alexander W. CappelenErik Ø. SørensenBertil Tungodden & Trond Halvorsen

Face-Saving or Fair-Minded: What Motivates Moral Behavior?

Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 15 (3), 2017

Makan Amini, Mathias Philip Ekström, Tore Elllingsen, Magnus Johannesson & Fredrik Strömsten

Does Gender Diversity Promote Nonconformity?

Management Science, Volume 63 (4), 2017

Ingvild AlmåsAlexander Wright Cappelen & Bertil Tungodden

Is It OK to Get Paid More for Being Lucky?

Harvard Business Review, March 9, 2017

Alexander Wright Cappelen & Bertil Tungodden

Fairness and the proportionality principle

Social Choice and Welfare, Volume 49, 


Authors Title Publication

Ingvild Almås, Alexander W. CappelenKjell Gunnar Salvanes, Erik Ø. Sørensen & Bertil Tungodden

Fairness and family background

Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Volume 16 (2), 2017

Ingvild Fossgard Sandøy, Mweetwa MudendaBertil Tungodden, et al. 

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, 2016

Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Linda Helgesson Sekei & Kartika Sari Juniwaty

Gender composition and group dynamics: Evidence from a laboratory experiment with microfinance clients

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 131 (Part A), 2016

Alexander W. Cappelen, Trond Halvorsen, Erik Ø. Sørensen & Bertil Tungodden

Face-saving or fair-minded: What motivates moral behavior?

Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 15 (3), 2017

Sandra E. BlackPaul J. DevereuxKjell Gunnar Salvanes

Does Grief Transfer across Generations? Bereavements during Pregnancy and Child Outcomes

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Volume 8 (1), 2016

Ingvild AlmåsAlexander W. CappelenKjell G. SalvanesErik Øiolf Sørensen &  Bertil Tungodden

Willingness to Compete: Family Matters

Management Science, Volume 62 (8), 2016

Kjell Gunnar Salvanes & Stephen Machin

Valuing School Quality via a School Choice Reform

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Volume 118 (1), 2016

Kai Liu, Kjell Gunnar Salvanes & Erik Øiolf Sørensen

Good skills in bad times: Cyclical skill mismatch and the long-term effects of graduating in a recession

European Economic Review, Volume 84, 2016

Ingvild AlmåsAlexander W. CappelenKjell G. SalvanesErik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

What Explains the Gender Gap in College Track Dropout? Experimental and Administrative Evidence

American Economic Review, 2016, 106(5): 296-302

Kjetil BjorvatnRanveig Falch and Ulrikke V. Hernæs

Gender, context and competition: Experimental evidence from rural and urban Uganda

Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2016, 61: 31–37 

Johan Egebark and Mathias Philip Ekström

Can indifference make the world greener?

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2016, 76: 1-13


Authors Title Publication

Pedro Carneiro, Katrine V. Løken and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

A Flying Start? Maternity Leave Benefits and Long Run Outcomes of Children

Journal of Political Economy, 123(2), 2015, 365-412

Johanna Mollerstrom, Bjørn-Atle Reme and Erik Ø. Sørensen

Luck, choice and responsibility — An experimental study of fairness views

Journal of Public Economics, 2015, 131: 33-40

Sandra BlackPaul Devereux and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

Losing Heart? The Effect of Job Displacement on Health

Industrial Labor Relations Review, 68(4), 2015, 833-861

Alexander W. Cappelen, Knut Nygaard, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Social Preferences in the Lab: A Comparison of Students and a Representative Population

Scandinavian Journal of Economics,2015117(4): 1306-1326

Ingvild AlmåsAlexander W. CappelenIngar Haaland and Bertil Tungodden

Rettferdig ulikhet

Magma, 2015, 6: 38-43

Alexander W. CappelenUlrik H. Nielsen, Bertil Tungodden,

Jean-Robert Tyran and Erik Wengström

Fairness is intuitive.

Experimental Economics, 2015: 1-14 

Thomas De Haan and Roel van Veldhuizen

Willpower depletion and framing effects

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 117: 47-61

Ingvild AlmåsAlexander W. CappelenKjell Gunnar Salvanes,

Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Willingness to compete: Family matters

Management Science, 2015, 62(8): 2149-2162

Alexander W. Cappelen, Bjørn-Atle Reme, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Leadership and incentives

Management Science, 2015, Management Science, 62(7):1944-1953

Frank A. Cowell and Bertil Tungodden

The Tyranny Puzzle in Social Preferences: An empirical investigation

Social Choice and Welfare, 2015, 45(4): 765-792

Kjetil Bjorvatn and Bertil Tungodden

Disabled by stereotype? Experimental evidence from Uganda

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 118: 268–280

Bertil Tungodden, Shachar Kariv, and Jane Zhang
Introduction to special issue on "Economic experiments in the lab and in the field in developing countries"
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Volume 118, pp.1-414, October 2015


Authors Title Publication

Sandra Black, Paul Devereux, Katrine Løken and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

Care or Cash? The Effect of Child Care Subsidies on Student Performance

The Review of Economics and Statistics, 96 (5), 2014, 824-837

Lars Ivar Oppedal BergeKjetil Bjorvatn, Armando Jose Garcia Pires and Bertil Tungodden

Competitive in the lab, successful in the field?

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2014, 17: 501-511

Alexander W. Cappelen, Tom Eichele, Kenneth Hugdahl,

Karsten Spech, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Equity theory and fair inequality: A neuroeconomic study

PNAS, 2014, 111(43): 15368-15372

Alexander W. Cappelen, Sigbjørn Birkeland, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

An experimental study of prosocial motivation among criminals

Experimental Economics, 2014, 17: 501-511

Lars Ivar Oppedal BergeKjetil Bjorvatn and Bertil Tungodden

Human and Financial Capital for Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field and Lab Experiment

Management Science, 2014, 61(4):707-722

Alexander W. Cappelen, Rune Jansen Hagen, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment

Review of Income and Wealth, 2014, 60(1): 100-113

Alexander W. CappelenErik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Rettferdighet på hjernen

Magma, 2014(2), 34-39


Authors Title Publication

Bertil Tungodden and Peter Vallentyne

Liberal resourcism: problems and possibilities

Journal of Social Philosophy, 2013, 44(4)

Alexander W. Cappelen, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

When do we lie?

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2013, 93: 258-265

Aline Bütikofer

Revisiting `mother and sons’ preference formation and the female labor force in Switzerland

Labor Economics 20, 2013, 82-91

Alexander W. Cappelen, James Konow, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Just luck: An experimental study of risk taking and fairness

American Economic Review, 2013, 103(4): 1398-1413

Sandra E. Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

Under pressure? The effect of Peers on Outcomes of Young Adults

Journal of Labor Economics, 31 (1), 2013, 119-153

Alexander W. Cappelen, Karl O. Moene, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Needs vs. entitlements – an international fairness experiment

Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013, 11(3): 574-598

Alexander W. Cappelen, Ulrik H. Nielsen, Erik Ø. Sørensen,

Bertil Tungodden and Jean-Robert Tyran

Give and take in dictator games

Economics Letters, 2013, 118(2): 280-283

Alexander W. Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden

Heterogeneity in fairness views – a challenge to the mutualistic approach

Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2013, 36(1): 84-85 

Lars Ivar Oppedal BergeKjetil BjorvatnKartika Sari Juniwaty and Bertil Tungodden

Business training in Tanzania: From research-driven experiment to local implementation

Journal of African Economies, 2013, 21(5): 808-827


Authors Title Publication

Ingvild AlmåsTarjei Havnes and Magne Mogstad

Baby booming inequality? Demographic change and earnings inequality in Norway, 1967-2000

Journal of Economic Inequality, 2011, 9(4): 629-650

Sandra E. Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

Too Young to leave the nest? The effects of School starting age

Review of Economics and Statistics, 93(2), 2011, 455-467

Steve Machin, Panu Pelkonen and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

Education and mobility

Journal of the European Economic Association, 10 (2), 2011, 417-50

Ragnhild Balsvik

Foreign firms and host country productivity: Does the mode of entry matter?

Oxford Economic Papers, 63 (1), 2011, 158-186

Phil Oreopoulos and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

Priceless: The Nonpecuniary Benefits of Schooling

Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25(1), 2011, 159-84

Ingvild AlmåsAlexander W. Cappelen, Jo Thori Lind,

Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Measuring unfair (in)equality

Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95(7-8): 488-499

Ragnhild Balsvik

Is labor mobility a channel for spillovers from multinationals? Evidence from Norwegian manufacturing

Review of Economics and Statistics, 93(1), 2011, 285-297

Kristiina Huttunen, Jarle Møen and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

How Destructive is Creative Destruction? Effects of Job Loss on mobility, withdrawal and Income

Journal of the European Economic Association, 9 (5), 2011, 840 – 870

Alexander W. Cappelen, Astri Drange Hole, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

The importance of moral reflection and self-reported data in a dictator game with production

Social Choice and Welfare, 2011, 36(1): 105-120

Alexander Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden 

Distributive interdependencies in liberal egalitarianism

Social Choice and Welfare, 2011, 46(1): 35-47


Authors Title Publication

Alexander Cappelen, Ottar Mæstad and Bertil Tungodden 

Demand for childhood vaccination: Insights from behavioral economics

Forum for Development Studies, 2010, 33(1): 349-364 

Alexander Cappelen, Ole F. Norheim and Bertil Tungodden 

Disability compensation and responsibility

Politics, Philosophy and Economics, 2010, 9(4): 411-427

Sandra E. Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

The more the smarter? Family size and IQ

Journal of Human Resources, 45 (1), 2010, 33-58

Anders Björklund and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

Education and family background: Mechanisms and policies

Handbook in Economics of Education, 2010, 201-247

Arild Aakvik, Kjell Gunnar Salvanes and Kjell Vaage

Measuring Heterogeneity in the Returns to Education in Norway Using An Educational Reform

The European Economic Review 54(4), 2010, 483-500

Alexander Cappelen and Kjetil Bjorvatn


The challenge of a rising skill premium for redistributive taxation

International Tax and Public Finance, 2010, 17 (1): 15-24 

Ingvild AlmåsAlexander W. CappelenErik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Fairness and the Development of Inequality Acceptance

Science, 2010, 328(5982): 1176-1178

Alexander W. CappelenErik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

Responsibility for what? An experimental approach to responsibility and fairness

European Economic Review, 2010, 54(3): 429-441 

Ragnhild Balsvik and Stefanie Haller

Picking “lemons” or “cherries”? Domestic and foreign acquisitions in Norwegian manufacturing

Scandinavian Journal of Economics 12(2), 2010, 361-387

Geir B. Asheim, Tapan Mitra and Bertil Tungodden

Sustainable recursive social welfare functions

Economic Theory, Online FirstTM, 2010

Kjetil Bjorvatn and Bertil Tungodden 

Teaching business in Tanzania: Evaluating participation and performance

Journal of European Economic Association, 2010, 8(2-3)

Marc Fleurbaey and Bertil Tungodden 

The tyranny of non-aggregation versus the tyranny of aggregation in social choices: a real dilemma

Economic Theory, 2010, 44(3): 399-414


Authors Title Publication

Alexander Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden

Rewarding effort

Economic Theory, 2009, 39(3): 425-441

Marc Fleurbaey, Bertil Tungodden and Peter Vallentyne

On the possibility of non-aggregative priority for the worst off

Social Philosophy and Policy, 2009, 26: 258-285. Simultaneously published in Utilitarianism: The Aggregation Problem, (Bertil Tungodden) edited by Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller Jr., and Jeffrey Paul, 2009, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 258-285.

Bertil Tungodden

Equality and priority

Oxford Handbook of Rational and Social Choice, edited by P. Anand, P. Pattanaik and C. Puppe, 2009, Oxford University Press, ch. 17.


Authors Title Publication

Ingvild Almås

Equalizing income versus equalizing opportunity: A comparison of the United States and Germany

Research on Economic Inequality, 2008

Sandra E. Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

Staying in the Classroom and Out of Maternity Ward? The Effect of Compulsory Schooling Laws on Teenage Births

Economic Journal, 118(530), 2008, 1025-1054

Kjetil Bjorvatn and Kjetil Selvik

Destructive competition: Factionalism and rent-seeking in Iran

World Development, 2008, 36(1): 2314-2324

Alexander Cappelen, Ole Frithjof Norheim and Bertil Tungodden 

Genomics and equal opportunity ethics

Journal of Medical Ethics, 2008, 34: 361-364

Bertil Tungodden

Justice: Current perspectives

The New Palgrave Dictionary in Economics 2nd edition. L. Blume and S. Durlauf (eds.), 2008, Palgrave Macmillian.

Sandra E. Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

From the Cradle to the Job Market? The Effect of Birth Weight on Adult Outcomes of Children

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 122(1), 2007, 409-439

Alexander W. Cappelen, Astri D. Hole, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden

The Pluralism of fairness Ideals: An experimental approach

American Economic Review, 2007, 97(3): 818-827 

Alexander Cappelen, Rune J. Hagen and Bertil Tungodden 

National responsibility and the just distribution of debt relief

Ethics and International Affairs, 2007, 21

Øivind Anti NilsenKjell Gunnar Salvanes and Fabio Schiantarelli

Employment Adjustment, the Structure of Adjustment Costs, and Firm’s Size

The European Economic Review, 51(3), 2007, 577-598

Alexander Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden

Redistribution and marginal productivity reward

Research on Economic Inequality, 2007, 15: 1-6

Alexander Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden

Local autonomy and interregional equality

Social Choice and Welfare, 2007, 28(3): 443-460

Kjetil Bjorvatn and Carsten Eckel

Policy competition for foreign direct investment between asymmetric countries

European Economic Review, 2006, 50: 1891-1907

Alexander Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden

The liberal egalitarian paradox

Economics and Philosophy, 2006, 22(3): 393-408

Alexander Cappelen and Ole Frithjof Norheim

Responsibility, fairness and rationing in health care

Health Policy, 2006, 76

Kjetil Bjorvatn and Alexander Cappelen

Redistribution and the nature of altruism: should welfare programs be centralized or decentralized?

Economics of Governance, 2006, 7 

Alexander Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden

Relocating the responsibility cut: Should more responsibility imply less redistribution

Politics, Philosophy and Economics, 2006, 3: 353-362

Oddbjørn Raaum, Kjell Gunnar Salvanes and Erik Ø. Sørensen

The Neighbourhood is not what it used to be

Economic Journal, 2006, 116(1): 200-222

Ingvild Almås

Internasjonal handel – Gevinster til alle?

RØST: økonomisk teori og politisk praksis, 2005, ISBN-82-996845-I-X

Kjetil Bjorvatn and Tina Søreide

Corruption and privatization

European Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 21(4): 903-914

Sandra E. Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

The more the merrier? The effect of family composition on children’s outcomes

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 120(2), 2005, 669-700

Alexander Cappelen and Ole Frithjof Norheim

Responsibility in health care: A liberal egalitarian approach

Journal of Medical Ethics, 2005, 31. Reprinted in Ethical Issues In Modern Medicine, (eds. Arras, J. D. et al), McGraw Hill, 2007.

Sandra E. Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Gunnar Salvanes

Why the Apple doesn’t fall far: Understanding Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital

The American Economic Review, 95(1), 2005, 437-449

Bertil Tungodden and Peter Vallentyne

On the Possibility of Paretian Egalitarianism

The Journal of Philosophy, 2005, 102(3): 126-154

Bertil Tungodden

Poverty measurement: The critical comparison value

Social Choice and Welfare, 2005, 25: 75-84

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