Master students collecting data in Tanzania

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Yesterday, Monica Backer-Grøndahl Blaalid and Reidun Kristina Malvik, master students at NHH, arrived in Tanzania. They are collecting data for their thesis on entrepreneurship among young women in Tanzania and will start the preparations for the second follow-up of the…

Reminder: PhD-course with Martin Ravallion

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Kjetil Bjorvatn at The Choice Lab and the Department of Economics, NHH organizes a PhD-course with Martin Ravallion, Georgetown University, May 30 – June 02, 2014. The course is entitled “Evaluating Antipoverty Policies”, and aims to introduce students to the methods…

New working paper: “Fairness is intuitive”

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A new working paper, “Fairness is intuitive”, has just been released. The paper is written by The Choice Lab researchers Alexander W. Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden in collaboration with affiliated The Choice Lab researchers Ulrik H. Nielsen, University of Copenhagen and…

The Choice Lab seminar with Jana Cahlikova

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The Choice Lab invites you to a seminar with Jana Cahlikova, CERGE-EI. Cahlikova will give a presentation titled “Does Study Abroad Experience Affect Attitudes Towards other Nationalities?”, Thursday, April 10. For more information on the project, please see the abstract below. Cahlikova…

Job announcement from The Choice Lab

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The Choice Lab has recently announced that they are seeking a person to fill the position as a research coordinator on a permanent basis. Key responsibilities: – Organization and implementation of economic experiments nationally and internationally – Development of new…

Experiment on social influence

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A lab experiment with more than 250 NHH students was carried out at The Choice Lab last Friday, March 28. The experiment was a replication and continuation of a project carried out at Stockholm School of Economics and investigated different…

The Choice Lab seminar with Alexander Peysakhovich

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The Choice Lab invites you to a seminar with Alex Peysakhovich, Harvard University. Peysakhovich  will give a presentation titled ” Habits of Virtue: Creating Norms of Cooperation and Defection in the Laboratory”, Thursday, April 3. The study is co-authored with…

Fairness and the brain

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The Choice Lab researchers Alexander W. Cappelen, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden just published an article on fairness and the brain (“Rettferdighet på hjernen”), in Magma, a Norwegian peer-reviewed scientific journal. In this paper, they discuss whether we have…

New working paper on fairness views

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A new working paper “Luck, Choice and Responsibility. An experimental study of fairness views”, written by Johanna Mollerstrom, Harvard University, affiliated The Choice Lab researcher Bjørn-Atle Reme from Telenor Research and The Choice Lab researcher Erik Ø. Sørensen, has just…

“Willingness to compete. Family matters”

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This week, The Choice Lab researcher Ingvild Almås presented the paper «Willingness to compete: Family matters» at ESOP – Centre for the study of equality, social organization, and performance in Oslo. The paper is based on a lab experiment, carried…