Ph.D. in Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration 2003
Cand. Polit, University of Bergen 2000
Crime and punishment: When tougher antitrust enforcement leads to higher overcharge (with Sissel Jensen, Trond Olsen and Lars Sørgard)
Incentives to Motivate (with Anja Schöttner)
Playing the Trust Game with Other People`s money (with Miguel Luzuriaga)
Myopic Risk-taking in Tournaments (with Kristoffer Eriksen)
The Tenuous relationship between effort and performance pay (with Trond Olsen)
Incentive Provision when Contracting is Costly (with Trond Olsen)
The Rise of Individual Performance Pay Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, vol. 21, 2012, 493-518
(with Trond E. Olsen).
An Empirical Study of Performance Appraisal and Career Opportunities International Journal of Business and Management, vol. 7, 2012, 22 - 35, (with Arngrim Hunnes and Klaus Mohn)
Tournaments with Prize-Setting Agents , Scandinavian Journal of Economics vol. 113, 2011, 729-753
(with Kristoffer W. Eriksen and Trond E. Olsen).
Performance Pay and Dynamic Social Preferences , Journal of Economic Psychology, vol. 31, 2010, 698-704
Myopic Investment Management, Review of Finance, vol. 14, 2010, 521-542 (with Kristoffer W. Eriksen).
Do Financial Advisors Exhibit Myopic Loss Aversion?, Financial Markets and Portfolio Management , vol. 24, 2010, pp. 159-170(with Kristoffer W. Eriksen).
Endogenous Verifiability and Relational Contracting, American Economic Review vol. 99, 2009, 2193-2208
(with Trond E. Olsen). (working paper version)
Cooperation in Knowledge-Intensive Firms, Journal of Human Capital, vol. 2, 2008, 410-440 (with Trond E. Olsen)
Relative Performance Evaluation, Agent Hold-Up, and Firm Organization. Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (special issue), vol. 22, 2008, 229-241 (with Trond Olsen).
Do Norms Matter for Firm Boundaries? Journal of Socio-Economics, vol. 37, 2008, 969-975.
Cost Structure and Vertical Integration Between Farming and Processing, Journal of Agricultural Economics, vol. 59, 2008, 296-311 (with Ragnar Tveterås).
Asset Specificity and Vertical Integration. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 109, 2007, 551-572
Team Incentives in Relational Employment Contracts. Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 24, 2006, 139-169
(with Trond E. Olsen).
Self-enforcing Contracts in Agriculture. European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 33, 2006, 73-92. (EAAE award for best European paper in Agricultural Economics, 2006)
The Economic Organization of Specific Assets in the Offshore Industry. The Changing World of Oil: An Analysis of Corporate Change and Adaptation (J. Davis et. al. eds), 2006, Ashgate.
Norwegian newpaper/web articles:
Forandring fryder ikke, Dagens Næringsliv, April 19, 2013
Overdrevne ambisjoner, Dagens Næringsliv, January 18, 2013
Feite katter, Dagens Næringsliv, December 7, 2012
Organisasjonssvikt, Dagens Næringsliv, October 12, 2012
Risikoelskerne, Dagens Næringsliv, August 24, 2012
Mental regnskapsføring, Dagens Næringsliv, July 13, 2012
Velgjørende strømminger, Stavanger Aftenblad, June 18, 2012
Vekstens velsignelser, Stavanger Aftenblad, April 30, 2012
Når middelmådighet lønner seg, Stavanger Aftenblad, March 5, 2012
Forbrytelse og straff, Stavanger Aftenblad, January 23, 2012
Begeistringsplikten, kommentar, Rogalands Avis, December 3, 2011
Nyrikdommens kommunale ansikt, Stavanger Aftenblad, November 28, 2011
Kvalitetsmusikk - en nåverdibetraktning, Morgenbladet, November 25, 2011
Enerne krever bonus, Dagens Næringsliv, November 1, 2011
Økonomer og magefølelsen, Stavanger Aftenblad, October 17, 2011
Kampen om medianvelgeren, Stavanger Aftenblad, September 5, 2011
Argumenter på anbud, Stavanger Aftenblad, June 20, 2011
Dyre planleggingsdager, Stavanger Aftenblad, May 9, 2011
Tillit under press, Stavanger Aftenblad March 21, 2011
For mange flinke folk i finans, Stavanger Aftenblad, February 7, 2011
Incentiver til Besvær, Dagens Næringsliv, May 21, 2010
Andres penger (with Kristoffer Eriksen), Stavanger Aftenblad, September 14, 2009
Incentiver under lupen (with Klaus Mohn), Dagens Næringsliv, February 3, 2009
Trenger vi psykologi for å forklare finanskrisen? Forskning.no, December 5, 2008
Hvordan forklare finanskrisen? Morgenbladet, November 28, 2008
Valutalån for risikoelskere, Stavanger Aftenblad, October 29 , 2008