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Business Training in Tanzania: From Research-driven Experiment to Local Implementation
(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 ...
The merit primacy effect
(DP SAM;6/2017, Working paper, 2017)
Do people give primacy to merit when luck partly determines earnings? This paper reports from a novel experiment where third-party spectators have to decide whether to redistribute from a high-earner to a low-earner in ...
Exercise Improves Academic Performance.
(DP SAM;8/2017, Working paper, 2017-08)
We report the results of a randomized controlled trial testing whether incentivizing physical exercise improves the academic performance of college students. As expected, the intervention increases physical activity. The ...
Empowering the disabled through savings groups: Experimental evidence from Uganda.
(DP SAM;5/2018, Working paper, 2018-03)
We report from the first randomized controlled trial of a development program targeting people with disabilities: a village savings‐ and loans program in rural Uganda. We find that it has had a strong, positive impact ...
Adferdsøkonomi og økonomiske eksperimenter F
(Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012)
Fairness in Winner-Take-All Markets
(DP SAM;8/2018, Working paper, 2018-04)
The paper reports the first experimental study on people’s fairness views on extreme income inequalities arising from winner-take-all reward structures. We find that the majority of participants consider extreme income ...
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
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
Background: Adolescent pregnancies pose a risk to the young mothers and their babies. In Zambia, 35% of young girls in rural areas have given birth by the age of 18 years. Pregnancy rates are particularly high among ...
Teaching through television: Experimental evidence on entrepreneurship education in Tanzania
(Discussion paper;03/15, Working paper, 2015-02)
Can television be used to teach and foster entrepreneurship among youth in developing countries? We report from a randomized control field experiment of an edutainment show on entrepreneurship broadcasted over almost ...
Rich meets poor : an international fairness experiment
(Discussion paper2008:22, Working paper, 2008-10)
Why do people in rich countries not transfer more of their income to people in the world's poorest countries? To study this question and the relative importance of needs, entitlements, and nationality in people's social ...
Disability compensation and responsibility
(Discussion paper2008:24, Working paper, 2008-12)
It is a central political goal to secure disabled individuals the same opportunities as others to pursue their conception of a good life. This goal reflects an ambition to combine an egalitarian and a liberal moral intuition. ...