• An experimental study of prosocial motivation among criminals 

      Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil; Birkeland, Sigbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The fact that criminal behavior typically has negative consequences for others provides a compelling reason to think that criminals lack prosocial motivation. This paper reports the results from two dictator game experiments ...
    • Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment 

      Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Many verifiable contracts are impossible or difficult to enforce. This applies to contracts among family and friends, contracts regulating market transactions, and sovereign debt contracts. Do such non-enforceable contracts ...
    • Et valg i blinde? 

      Almås, Ingvild; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      15/16-åringer i Norge gjør et valg som har store konsekvenser for deres inntekt i arbeidsmarkedet: De velger om de skal ta yrkesfaglig eller allmennfaglig retning på videregående skole. Disse valgene vil igjen kunne legge ...
    • Fairness and the Development of Inequality Acceptance 

      Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Fairness considerations fundamentally affect human behavior, but our understanding of the nature and development of people’s fairness preferences is limited. The dictator game has been the standard experimental design for ...
    • Give and take in dictator games 

      Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Nielsen, Ulrik H.; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil; Tyran, Jean-Robert (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      It has been shown that participants in the dictator game are less willing to give money to the other participant when their choice set also includes the option to take money. We examine whether this effect is due to the ...
    • Just Luck: An Experimental Study of Risk-Taking and Fairness 

      Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Konow, James; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Choices involving risk significantly affect the distribution of income and wealth in society. This paper reports the results of the first experiment, to our knowledge, to study fairness views about risktaking, specifically ...
    • 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 ...
    • Responsibility for what? Fairness and individual responsibility 

      Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      What should individuals be held responsible for? This is a fundamental question in much of the contemporary debate on distributive justice. Different fairness ideals, such as strict egalitarianism, and different versions ...
    • Rettferdighet på hjernen 

      Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Hjernen har lenge vært en sort boks for økonomer, men i økende grad har økonomer begynt å studere hvilke mentale prosesser som ligger bak folks valg. Ikke minst forsøker man å forstå hvorfor folk noen ganger velger å gjøre ...
    • Statistisk arbitrasje : kan pairs trading avkrefte svak markedseffektivitet på Oslo Børs? 

      Lamache, Aksel Trygstad; Sandøy, Emil Varre (Master thesis, 2016)
      Denne oppgaven søker å teste svak markedseffektivitet på Oslo Børs i perioden 01.01.1985- 31.12.2015. Dette gjøres ved å undersøke om det er mulig å oppnå risikojustert meravkastning ved hjelp av en statistisk ...
    • The Effect of Fast and Slow Decisions on Financial Risk Taking 

      Kirchler, Michael; Andersson, David; Bonn, Caroline; Johannesson, Magnus; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Stefan, Matthias; Tinghög, Gustav; Västfjell, Daniel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      We experimentally compare fast and slow decisions in a series of Experiments on financial risk taking in three countries involving over 1700 subjects. To manipulate fast and slow decisions, subjects were randomly allocated ...
    • What Explains the Gender Gap in College Track Dropout?Experimental and Administrative Evidence. 

      Almås, Ingvild; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Salvanes, Kjell Gunnar; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We exploit a unique data set, combining rich experimental data with high-quality administrative data, to study dropout from the college track in Norway, and why boys are more likely to drop out. The paper provides three ...
    • You’ve Got Mail: A Randomized Field Experiment on Tax Evasion 

      Bott, Kristina; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We report from a large-scale randomized field experiment conducted on a unique sample of more than 15,000 taxpayers in Norway who were likely to have misreported their foreign income. By randomly manipulating a letter ...