Teaching: ECON4271 -
Distributive Justice and Economic Inequality, ECON4640 -
Political Economics, ECON4915 -
through self-sorting: The good, the bad, and the conditional.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(12):
5299-5304 (2019) (with K. A. Brekke, K. E. Hauge, and K. Nyborg)
Save the planet
or close your eyes? Testing strategic ignorance in a charity context.
Ecological Economics 161: 9-19 (2019) (with K. Nyborg and A.
effects. Journal of Regional Science 59(2): 322-354 (2019). Working paper
Knowledge is power. A
theory of information, income, and welfare spending.
Economica, 84(336): 611-46 (with D. Rohner). Working paper version
Group structure and public
goods provision in heterogeneous societies. Journal of Public
Economic Theory 19(2): 377-408 (2017). Working paper version
Opium for the Masses?
Conflict-induced narcotics production in Afghanistan. Review of Economics and Statistics
96(5): 949-966 (2014) (with K. Moene and F. Willumsen). Working
Developments Journal of Development
Studies 47(9): 1332-52 (2011) (with K. Moene). Working paper version
Are nurses more
altruistic than real estate brokers? (with K. Jacobsen, K. Eika, L.
Helland, and K. Nyborg) Journal of
Economic Psychology 32, 818-31 (2011). Working paper version
the Good Guys. A Public Good Game with Endogenous Group Formation Journal of Public Economics 95, 1111-18
(2011) (with K. A. Brekke, K. E.
Hauge, and K. Nyborg). Working paper
unfair (in)equality Journal of
Public Economics 95, 488-499 (2011) (with I. Almås, A. W. Cappelen,
E. Ø. Sørensen, and B. Tungodden). Working
Do the rich vote
Conservative because they are rich? Review of Economics and Institutions, 1
(2), Article 5 (2010) .
without U? The appropriate test for a U shaped relationship Oxford Bulletin of Economics and
Statistics 72(1): 109-18 (2010) (with H. Mehlum). Associated Stata
Religion, welfare state politics, and church-state separation. Journal of Ecumenical Studies 42: 42-52
(2007). (with Daniel L. Chen)
and the size of government. Journal of Public Economics 91,
51-76 (2007). Working paper version
income determine the vote? B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics:
Vol. 7(1) , Article 19 (2007). Working paper
Fractionalization and inter-group differences. Kyklos 60,
123-39 (2007). Working paper version
Why is there so
little redistribution? Nordic Journal of Political Economy 31:
111-125 (2005). Repeated surveys and the Kalman filter.
8, 418-27 (2005). The
Econometrics Journal Working paper version Aggregation of utility and equivalence scales: A solution to the Pangloss
49 (4), 555-568 (2003). Review
of Income and Wealth Working paper version. (as Tout est au mieux
dans ce meilleur des ménages possibles. The Pangloss critique of
Economy of Beliefs: Why Fiscal and Social Conservatives and Liberals Come
Hand-in-Hand (with D. L. Chen)
Rainy day politics. An instrumental variables
approach to the effect of parties on political outcomes
The inequality of equal mating (with
K. Moene and R. Aaberge)
Call the midwife:
Health personnel and mortality in Norway 1887-1921 ( CESifo
Working Paper 6831) (with A. Kotsadam and J. Modalsli)
socio-economic segregation in in large-scale social networks using mobile
phone metadata (with J. Bjelland, A. Kotsadam, B.-A. Reme, and P. R.
Sundsøy) Election Turnout Inequality – Insights from Administrative
Registers (with B. Bratsberg, A. Kotsadam, H. Mehlum, and O. Raaum)
Healer or gatekeeper?
Physicians' role conflict when symptoms are non-verifiable (with B.
Carlsen and K. Nyborg) Trust and Weak Ties (with J. Bjelland, A. Kotsadam, and B.-A. Reme)
Hand in hand we vote. The effect of spousal voting on electoral turnout
(with B. Bratsberg, H. Mehlum, and O. Raaum)