Teaching: ECON4271 -
Distributive Justice and Economic Inequality, ECON4640 -
Political Economics, ECON4915 -
Knowledge is power.
A theory of information, income, and welfare spending Forthcoming,
Economica (with D. Rohner)
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)
Fractionalization and the size of government. 91, 51-76 (2007). Journal
of Public Economics 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