• Business Training in Tanzania: From Research-driven Experiment to Local Implementation 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Juniwaty, Kartika Sari; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Field experiments documenting positive treatment effects have a strong policy message: scale up! However, such experiments are typically implemented under close supervision of the research group in charge of the study. In ...
    • Competitive in the lab, successful in the field? 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Pires, Armando; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      A number of lab experiments in recent years have analyzed people’s willingness to com-pete. But to what extent is competitive behavior in the lab associated with field choicesand outcomes? We address this question in a ...
    • Competitive in the lab, successful in the field? 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Pires, Armando José Garcia; Tungodden, Bertil (Working paper;02/15, Working paper, 2015-01)
      A number of lab experiments in recent years have analyzed people’s willingness to compete. But to what extent is competitive behavior in the lab associated with field choices and outcomes? We address this question in a ...
    • Entrepreneurship in Development: Four Essays on Microfinance and Business Training 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal (Doctoral thesis, 2011)
      Which is the most binding constraint to microenterprise development, human capital or financial capital? To answer this question, we present the first field experiment that jointly investigates these two constraints for ...
    • Ethnically Biased? Experimental Evidence from Kenya 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Galle, Simon; Miguel, Edward; Posner, Daniel; Tungodden, Bertil; Zhang, Kelly (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    • The food value chain development project in Tanzania: a theory-based impact evaluation 

      Rekdal, Lise; Johnstad, Simon (Master thesis, 2019)
      We are evaluating an aid project in the southern parts of Tanzania called the Food Value Chain Development Project. The project objective is to help farmers increase the quality and quantity of their produce to able the ...
    • Gender, Social Norms, and Entrepreneurship 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Pires, Armando J. Garcia (Working paper;05/15, Working paper, 2015-04)
      In this paper, we analyze two puzzles on entrepreneurship and gender. First, a number of field experiments in developing countries on business training and business grants have shown that it is very difficult to raise ...
    • How Strong are Ethnic Preferences? 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Galle, Simon; Miguel, Edward; Posner, Daniel; Tungodden, Bertil; Zhang, Kelly (SAM;26/2015, Working paper, 2015-11-13)
      Ethnic divisions have been shown to adversely affect economic performance and political stability, especially in Africa, but the underlying reasons remain contested, with multiple mechanisms potentially playing a role. We ...
    • Human and financial capital for microenterprise development : evidence from a field and lab experiment 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2011-01)
    • Reducing Early Pregnancy in Low-Income Countries : a literature review and new evidence 

      Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Maalim, Amina Mohamed; Somville, Vincent; Tungodden, Bertil (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2018)