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Personal responsibility and income distribution
(Working paper2005:13, Working paper, 2005-02)
Standard welfare economics and optimal tax theory have primarily relied on welfarist theories of distributive justice. An important limitation of welfarist theories is that they are unable to incorporate considerations of ...
Immoral criminals? An experimental study of social preferences among prisoners
(Discussion Papers;15/2011, Working paper, 2011-09)
This paper studies the pro-social preferences of criminals by comparing the behavior of a group of prisoners in a lab experiment with the behavior of a benchmark group recruited from the general population. We find ...
You’ve got mail: A randomised field experiment on tax evasion.
(DP SAM;10/2017, Working paper, 2017-06)
We report from a large-scale randomized field experiment conducted on a unique sample of more than 15 000 taxpayers in Norway, who were likely to have misreported their foreign income. We find that the inclusion of a ...
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 ...