• 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 ...
    • 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)
    • Kvinner, kontekst og konkurranse 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Falch, Ranveig; Hernæs, Ulrikke Johanne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Det har i den senere tid vært knyttet stor optimisme til entreprenørskap som vei ut av fattigdom. Mikrofinansbevegelsen, for eksempel, bygger på idéen om at fattige mennesker har kunnskapene og holdningene som skal til for ...
    • 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)
    • Sharing and cooperation in an experiment with heterogeneous groups 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Coniglio, Nicola D. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      We investigate the impact of inequality on sharing and cooperation using a dictator game and a linear public good game where some participants work for their endowment (“workers”) while others do not (“non-workers”). ...
    • Teaching business in Tanzania: evaluating participation and performance 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      There is increased awareness that success among small-scale entrepreneurs in developing countries requires more than microfinance, and that an important limiting factor for business growth is the level of human capital ...
    • Teaching through television: Experimental evidence on entrepreneurship education in Tanzania 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Sekei, Linda Helgesson; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      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 three ...
    • The challenge of a rising skill premium for redistributive taxation 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Cappelen, Alexander Wright (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      The present paper analyzes the challenge to redistribution programs posed by an increase in the skill premium. The skill premium affects both the profitability of education and the profitability of migration. We propose a ...