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Willingness to compete : family matters
(Discussion Papers;03/2014, Working paper, 2014-01)
This paper studies the role of family background in explaining differences in the willingness to compete. By combining data from a lab experiment conducted with a representative sample of adolescents in Norway and high ...
Pension funds, sovereign-wealth funds and intergenerational justice
(Discussion paper;19/2012, Working paper, 2012-09)
Pension funds and sovereign-wealth funds own a large and increasing fraction of the shares in publicly traded companies in the OECD area. These funds typically have a very long time horizon on their investments, as well ...
Leadership and incentives
(Discussion paper;10/2013, Working paper, 2013-04)
We study whether compensating people who volunteer to be leaders in a public goods game creates a social crowding-out effect of moral motivation among the others in the group. We report from an experiment with four ...
When do we lie?
(Discussion paper;17/2012, Working paper, 2012-08)
The paper reports from an experiment studying how the aversion to lying is affected by non-economic dimensions of the choice situation. Specifically, we study whether people are more or less likely to lie when the content ...
Marginal productivity reward : a new justification
(Working paper2004:64, Working paper, 2004-11)
Marginal productivity reward has been justified either as a way of ensuring efficiency or of respecting people’s self-ownership. Both these arguments have their limitations. In this paper we present a new and more general ...
Helsepolitikk og individuelt ansvar
(Arbeidsnotat2005:12, Working paper, 2005-02)
Folk gjør ulike valg i livet og mange av disse valgene påvirker deres helse og sannsynligheten for at de trenger medisinsk behandling. Kostnader ved behandling av såkalte livsstilsykdommer utgjør en stadig større andel av ...
Relocating the responsibility cut : should more responsibility imply less redistribution?
(Working paper2005:14, Working paper, 2005-12)
Liberal egalitarian theories of justice argue the inequalities arising from non-responsibility factors should be eliminated, but that inequalities arising from responsibility factors should be accepted. The paper discusses ...
The pluralism of fairness ideals : an experimental approach
(Working paper2005:30, Working paper, 2005-12)
A core question in the contemporary debate on distributive justice is how the fair distribution of income is affected by differences in talent and effort. Important theories of distributive justice, such as strict ...
Income distribution and tax competition
(Working Paper2001:41, Working paper, 2001-12)
The literature on international tax competition has shown how increased international mobility of the tax base may create a downward pressure on tax rates and give rise to increased inequality in disposable income. This ...
Redistribution in a divided world
(Doctoral thesis, 2000)