• A Meritocratic Origin of Egalitarian Behavior 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Mollestrom, Johanna; Reme, Bjørn-Atle; Tungodden, Bertil (DP SAM;09/2019, Working paper, 2019-04-29)
      The meritocratic fairness ideal implies that inequalities in earnings are regarded as fair only when they reflect differences in performance. Consequently, implementation of the meritocratic fairness ideal requires complete ...
    • Competition between content distributors in two-sided markets 

      Bergh, Harald Nygård; Kind, Hans Jarle; Reme, Bjørn-Atle; Sørgard, Lars (Working paper;11/12, Working paper, 2012-05)
      We analyze strategic interactions between two competing distributors of an independent TV channel. Consistent with most of the relevant markets, we assume that the distributors set end-user prices while the TV channel sets ...
    • Korrupsjon : en mikroøkonomisk analyse 

      Reme, Bjørn-Atle (Master thesis, 2007)
      Denne utredningen er en økonomisk analyse av utvalgte aspekter ved fenomenet korrupsjon. Først forsøker utredningen å gi innsikt i hvorfor korrupsjon oppstår i offentlige byråkratier, samt hvorvidt vi med utgangspunkt i ...
    • Leadership and incentives 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Reme, Bjørn-Atle; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper;10/2013, Working paper, 2013-04)
      We study whether compensating people who volunteer to be leaders in a public goods game creates a social crowding-out effect of moral motivation among the others in the group. We report from an experiment with four ...
    • Leadership and incentives 

      Cappelen, Alexander W.; Reme, Bjørn-Atle; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion Papers;2/2014, Working paper, 2014-01)
      We study how leader compensation affects public goods provision. We report from a lab experiment with four treatments, where the base treatment was a standard public goods game with simultaneous contribution decisions, ...
    • Luck, choice and responsibility 

      Reme, Bjørn-Atle; Sørensen, Erik Ø.; Mollerstrom, Johanna (Discussion paper;6/2014, Working paper, 2014-03)
      We conduct a laboratory experiment where third-party spectators can redistribute resources between two agents, thereby offsetting the consequences of controllable and uncontrollable luck. Some spectators go to the limits ...
    • Luck, choice and responsibility - An experimental study of fairness views 

      Mollerstrom, Johanna; Reme, Bjørn-Atle; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Weconduct laboratory experimentswhere third-party spectators have the opportunity to redistribute Resources between two agents, thereby eliminating inequality and offsetting the consequences of controllable and uncontrollable ...
    • The Poking Effect: Price Changes, Information, and Inertia in the Market for Mobile Subscriptions 

      Reme, Bjørn-Atle; Røhr, Helene Lie; Sæthre, Morten (DP SAM;23/2018, Working paper, 2018-11)
      We study consumer inertia in the mobile subscription market, focusing on the decision of whether to switch to a competing provider. To identify the extent of inertia, we exploit price changes faced by 270,000 consumers of ...