Bertil Tungodden

Professor , Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)

Bertil Tungodden is a professor at the Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Centre Director of the Centre of Excellence FAIR (Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality) and co-director of the research group The Choice Lab. Tungodden is also an Associated Senior Researcher at Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI).

His research interests are experimental and behavioral economics, development economics, distributive justice and social choice theory. Tungodden has published extensively in international academic journals in economics and philosophy.

Tungodden finished his doctoral dissertation on “Essays on Poverty and Normative Economics” at NHH in 1994, and has been Professor since 2002.

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Research Interests

Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Development Economics, Welfare Economics, Social Choice Theory, Political Philosophy and Distributive Justice.

Academic Positions

Director, Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality (FAIR), 2017-present

Professor, Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, 2002–present.

Co-director, The Choice Lab, 2011–present. Associated Senior Researcher, Chr. Michelsen Institute, 1999–present.

Associated Researcher, Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health, a research centre funded by the Research Council of Norway as a Centre of Excellence at the University of Bergen, 2013–present.

Associated Researcher, Centre of Equality, Social Organization, a research centre funded by the Research Council of Norway as a Centre of Excellence at the Department of Economics, University of Oslo, 2007–present.

Associated Researcher, Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, a research centre funded by the Research Council of Norway as a Centre of Excellence at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas at the University of Oslo, 2007–2012.

Chairman of the Norwegian Scientific Council for Economics, 2007–2009.

Head of Department, Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, 2005–2009.

Vice Head of Department, Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, 2002–2003 and 2005–2006.

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, 1995–2002.

Researcher, Norwegian Research Center in Organization and Management, University of Bergen, 1998– 2002.

Honors and awards

2016: Research Excellence Grant (Toppforsk) from the Research Council of Norway (22 million NOK).

2015: Norwegian Academy of Sciences (Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi), elected member.

2013: National award for outstanding quality in teaching (NOKUT Utdanningskvalitetsprisen 2013, Ministry of Education and Research, Norway - the award also comes with a grant of 1 million NOK to NHH Norwegian School of Economics; together with Alexander W. Cappelen).

2013: The student prize for excellence in teaching in the bachelor programme at NHH Norwegian School of Economics (Bronsesvampen; together with Kjetil Bjorvatn).

2011: The prize for excellence in teaching at NHH Norwegian School of Economics (together with Alexander W. Cappelen).

Visiting Researcher

Department of Economics and Department of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, fall 2009– spring 2010.

Center for Economic Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitãt München, fall 2007.

Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health, Harvard University, fall 2005.

The Research Institute REPOA (Research on Poverty Alleviation) and NORAD (The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation), Dar es Salaam, fall 2003–spring 2004.

Nuffield College, University of Oxford, spring 2000.

Education

Ph.D. in Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, 1995.

Special Student in Economics, Harvard University, fall 1992–spring 1993.

Master of Science in Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, 1991.