Almås presents in Berlin

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The Choice Lab researcher Ingvild Almås will present at Humboldt University of Berlin today, November 26. Almås will present a project titled: “Are Americans more meritocratic and efficiency seeking than Scandinavians?”, which is joint with The Choice Lab researchers Alexander…

Ekström presents at HiOA

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Today, Monday Novermber 24, The Choice Lab researcher Mathias Ekström will hold a mini course at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. Ekström will talk about his experiences of doing experiments in the field, with applications to charitable…

Today: Bergen seminar in development economics

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The biannual Bergen seminar in development economics takes place 12.45 today, November 24, at Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Jekteviken. The Choice Lab researcher Kjetil Bjorvatn and PhD student Charlotte Ringdal are two of four presenters. Bjorvatn will present the project “Ethnicity…

Final report from the Girl Power team

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Time flies! The weather in Dar es Salaam is getting hotter day by day, and after two intense months the data collection for the long term follow up study for the Girl Power project has come to a close. We are…

The Choice Lab receives research grant of 1.5 mill EUR

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The Choice Lab has been awarded a research grant of 1.5 million EUR from NORFACE (New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Cooperation in Europe). The research project is titled “Fairness, personal responsibility and the welfare state”, and the project will be…

Bjorvatn and Tungodden off to Uganda

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This week, The Choice Lab researchers Kjetil Bjorvatn and Bertil Tungodden are going to Kampala, Uganda, where they will prepare the follow-up study of the “We can manage!” project and attend the Inclusive Microfinance Conference. The Inclusive Microfinance Conference is held…

Cappelen and Tungodden present in Chicago

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The Choice Lab researchers Alexander W. Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden are off to Chicago this week to present at the SPI Annual Conference and participate in the MERIT Workshop on “Experiments With Governments”. The Science of Philanthropy Initiative (SPI) 2nd…

The Choice Lab seminar with Orsola Garofalo

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The Choice Lab invites you to a seminar with Orsola Garofalo, Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Business School. Garofalo will give a presentation titled “Spokesperson – to be or not to be”, Thursday November 6. For more information on the project, please see…

Cappelen gives presentation at Piketty seminar, Bergen

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On Monday November 3, The Choice Lab researcher Alexander W. Cappelen will give a presentation at a seminar about Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century. Cappelen’s presentation is titled: «Rettferdig og urettferdig ulikhet» (Fair and unfair inequality). The seminar…