Karine Nyborg

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Academic Interests

Environmental economics, economic analysis of social and moral norms, behavioral economics.

Curriculum vitae

Courses taught

Background

  • Professor, Department of Economics, University of Oslo, 2007-d.d.
  • Senior research fellow, Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, 2001-2007
  • Senior research fellow and research fellow, Statistics Norway, Research Department, Division for Environmental and Resource Economics, 1988-2001
  • 1988 Cand. Oecon., University of Oslo.
  • 1996 Dr. Polit., University of Oslo, title of dissertation: «Information Requirements for Environmental Policy Making
  • Visiting scholar, Department of Economics, Stanford University, 1996-1997
  • Regular op-ed writer in Dagsavisen (2004), Dagens Næringsliv (2008-2011), Aftenposten (2011-2013), Agenda Magasin (2016 -).
  • Fiction writer

 Appointments

  • President, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2012-2013.
  • Chair of Scientific Advisory Board, Beijer Institute for Ecological Econonomics (under the auspices of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences).
  • Member, Academia Europaea
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2009-2011.
  • Editorial Board Member, Resource and Energy Economics, 2007-2011.
  • Editorial Board Member, Review of Behavioral Economics, 2013 -.
  • Editorial Board Member, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2015 -.
  • Vice President of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2002-2003.
  • Member of the Commission for integrating sustainability concerns in public decision-making, Government-appointed expert commission, 2008-2009.
  • Member of the Commission for Sustainable Development Indicators (Indikatorutvalget), Government-appointed expert commission, 2003-2005.
  • Editor of Økonomisk forum/ Sosialøkonomen and Norsk Økonomisk Tidsskrift, 2000-2001.
  • Member of the Petroleum Tax Commission, Government-appointed expert commission, 1999-2000.
  • Member of Commission for Cost Calculations (Kostnadsberegningsutvalget), Government-appointed expert commission, 1994-1999.
  • Member of the Petroleum Tax Commission, Government-appointed expert commission, 1999-2000.
  • Member of «Modellutvalget», expert committee appointed by the Ministry of Finance, 1997-1999.

Awards

  • Erik Kempe Award of 2002, for Nyborg, K. (2000):  Homo Economicus and Homo Politicus: Interpretation and Aggregation of Environmental Values, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 42/3, 305-322. The Erik Kempe Award is awarded biannually by the University of Umeå, Sweden, in collaboration with the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, to the best paper within environmental and resource economics written by an author affiliated with a European institution and published in a refereed journal during the preceeding two years.
  • Artikkelprisen 2003, Samfunnsøkonomenes Forening (Award for best paper in the Norwegian Economists’ Association’s journals Økonomisk Forum and Norsk Økonomisk Tidsskrift in 2003) for Nyborg, K. (2003): Fra tørt, men korrekt – til kreativt, men slurvete? Norske økonomer som fortellere, Økonomisk forum 6.
Tags: Economics, Resources Energy and Environment, Income Employment and Welfare, Behaviour Information and Strategy, Economic Policy

Publications

  • Nyborg, Karine, John M. Anderies, Astrid Dannenberg, Therese Lindahl, Caroline Schill, Maja Schlüter, W. Neil Adger, Kenneth J. Arrow, Scott Barrett, Stephen Carpenter, F. Stuart Chapin III, Anne-Sophie Crépin, Gretchen Daily, Paul Ehrlich, Carl Folke, Wander Jager, Nils Kautsky, Simon A. Levin, Ole Jacob Madsen, Stephen Polasky, Marten Scheffer, Brian Walker, Elke U. Weber, James Wilen, Anastasios Xepapadeas, Aart de Zeeuw (2016): Social Norms as Solutions, Science, 07 Oct 2016, Vol. 354, Issue 6308, 42-43 (DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf8317) [Summary; pdf].
  • Nyborg, K. and T. Zhang (2013): Is Corporate Social Responsibility Associated with Lower Wages?. Environmental and Resource Economics 55, 107-117.
  • Nyborg, K. (2012): The Ethics and Politics of Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis. Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics. London/NewYork: Routledge.
  • Jacobsen, K.J., K.H. Eika, L. Helland, J.T. Lind, K. Nyborg (2011): Are nurses more altruistic than real estate brokers? Journal of Economic Psychology 32, 818–831.
  • Brekke, K.A., K.E. Hauge, J.T. Lind, and K. Nyborg (2011): Playing with the Good Guys: A Public Good Game with Endogenous Group Formation, Journal of Public Economics 95, 1111-1118.
  • Nyborg, K. (2011): I Don’t Want to Hear About it: Rational Ignorance among Duty-Oriented Consumers, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (79), 263-274.
  • Brekke, K.A., and K. Nyborg (2010): Selfish Bakers, Caring Nurses? A Model of Work Motivation, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 75, 377-394.
  • Brekke, K.A., G. Kipperberg, and K. Nyborg (2010): Social Interaction in Responsibility Ascription: the Case of Household Recycling, Land Economics, forthcoming.
  • Brekke, K. A., and K. Nyborg (2008): Attracting Responsible Employees: Green Production as Labor Market Screening, Resource and Energy Economics 39, 509-526.
  • Brekke, K. A., K. Nyborg, and M. Rege (2007): The Fear of Exclusion: Individual Effort when Group Formation is Endogenous, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 109 (3),531-550.
  • Nyborg, K., R. B. Howarth, and K. A. Brekke (2006): Green Consumers and Public Policy: On Socially Contingent Moral Motivation, Resource and Energy Economics 28 (4), 351-366
  • Bruvoll, A. and K. Nyborg (2004): The Cold Shiver of Not Giving Enough: On the Social Cost of Recycling Campaigns, Land Economics 80 (4), 539-549.
  • Nyborg, K. and K. Telle (2004): The Role of Warnings in Regulation: Keeping Control with Less Punishment, Journal of Public Economics 88 (12), 2801-2816.
  • Brekke, K. A., S. Kverndokk, and K. Nyborg (2003): An Economic Model of Moral Motivation, Journal of Public Economics 87 (9-10), 1967-1983.
  • Nyborg, K., and M. Rege (2003): Does Public Policy Crowd Out Private Contributions to Public Goods? Public Choice 115 (3), 397-418
  • Nyborg, K. and M. Rege (2003): On Social Norms: The Evolution of Considerate Smoking Behavior , Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 52 (3), 2003, 323-340.

 

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  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Fæhn, Taran; Nyborg, Karine; Greaker, Mads; Harstad, Bård Gjul; hoel, michael; Lund, Diderik & Rosendahl, Knut Einar (2019). En ny, internasjonal klimaavtale bør på plass. Aftenposten.
  • Lund, Diderik & Nyborg, Karine (2019). Hvordan begrenses oljeutvinningen best?. Aftenposten.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2019). Humans in the Perfectly Competitive Market: Report from a Fictional Field Study. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 02/2019.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2019). Humans in the Perfectly Competitive Market: Report from a Fictional Field Study.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2019). No Man is an Island - Social coordination and the Environment. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 07/2019.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2019). Om fordelingsvirkninger i nytte-kostnadsanalyser.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2019). Om risikojustering av kalkulasjonsrenten og arbeidet med NOU 2012:16. Kommentar til presentasjon av Diderik Lund og Frikk Nesje.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2019). Skriftlige kommentarer fra særskilt sakkyndig til Økonomi og Miljø 2019, formannskapets diskusjonsopplegg til Danmarks Miljøøkonomiske Råds møte 30.04.19.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2019). The Third Theorem of Welfare Economics.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2019). The Third Theorem of Welfare Economics: Report from a Fictional Field Study. IZA Discussion Papers. 12269.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2019). The fine line between wanted and unwanted information: an experiment on strategic ignorance.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Nilssen, Tore; Holden, Steinar; Storesletten, Kjetil & Harstad, Bård Gjul (2019). Åpen tilgang fjerner ikke forlagenes makt. Aftenposten.
  • Wiborg, Vegard Sjurseike; Brekke, Kjell Arne & Nyborg, Karine (2019). Collaboration, Alphabetical Order and Gender Discrimination. Evidence from the Lab. Memorandum from Department of Economics, University of Oslo. 04/2019.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2018). No Man is an Island: Om sosial koordinering og miljøpolitikk.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2018). Skriftlig kommentar til Danmarks Miljøøkonomiske Råd: Vismandsrapporten Økonomi og miljø 2018.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2018). Sosial økonomi. Morgenbladet.  ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Brekke, Kjell Arne; Hauge, Karen Evelyn & Lind, Jo Thori (2018). The Good, the Bad and the Conditional: Sustaining Cooperation through Self-Sorting.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Brekke, Kjell Arne; Hauge, Karen Evelyn & Lind, Jo Thori (2018). The Good, the Bad and the Conditional: Sustaining Cooperation through Self-Sorting.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Brekke, Kjell Arne; Hauge, Karen Evelyn & Lind, Jo Thori (2018). The Good, the Bad and the Conditional: økonomiske eksperimenter om samarbeidsevne i grupper..
  • Nyborg, Karine; Brekke, Kjell Arne; Lind, Jo Thori & Hauge, Karen Evelyn (2018). The Good, the Bad and the Conditional: Sustaining Cooperation through Self-Sorting.
  • Wiborg, Vegard Sjurseike; Brekke, Kjell Arne & Nyborg, Karine (2018). Collaboration, Alphabetical Order and Gender Discrimination - Evidence from the Lab.
  • Wiborg, Vegard Sjurseike; Brekke, Kjell Arne & Nyborg, Karine (2018). Collaboration, Alphabetical Order and Gender Discrimination - Evidence from the Lab.
  • Carlsen, Benedicte & Nyborg, Karine (2017). Healer or Gatekeeper? Physicians' Role Conflict When Symptoms Are Non-Verifiable. IZA Discussion Papers. No. 10735.
  • Lind, Jo Thori & Nyborg, Karine (2017). Save the planet or close your eyes? Environmentally friendly behaviour, uncertainty and social interaction.
  • Lund, Diderik & Nyborg, Karine (2017). Behold petroleumsskatten!. Klassekampen.  ISSN 0805-3839.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). Balladen om den usynelige hånd.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). Humans in the Perfectly Competitive Market: a Fictional Field Study.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). Humans in the Perfectly Competitive Market: a Fictional Field Study.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). Humans in the Perfectly Competitive Market: a Fictional Field Study.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). Humans in the Perfectly Competitive Market: a Fictional Field Study.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). Hvor egoistiske er vi?.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). No Man is an Island.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). No man is an island.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). Om frikonkurranse og litteratur.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). On Behavioral Economics and Environmental Policy.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). On Social Coordination.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). On Welfare Analysis with Social Preferences.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). Pengebøker:kunsten å skrive godt om økonomi.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). Skriftlige kommentarer til Vismandsrapporten 2017.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2017). What’s the Problem? What can be Done?.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Brekke, Kjell Arne; Hauge, Karen Evelyn & Lind, Jo Thori (2017). The Good, the Bad and the Conditional: Sorting and Dynamics in a Public Good Game with Endogenous Group Formation.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Brekke, Kjell Arne; Hauge, Karen Evelyn & Lind, Jo Thori (2017). The Good, the Bad and the Conditional: Sorting and Dynamics in a public Good Game with endogenous Group information.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Lind, Jo Thori & Pauls, Anna (2017). Save the planet or close your eyes? Testing strategic ignorance in a charity context.
  • Lind, Jo Thori & Nyborg, Karine (2016). Save the planet or close your eyes? Environmentally friendly behaviour, uncertainty and social interaction.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Adam in the Perfectly Competitive Market: a Fictional Field Study.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Adam in the Perfectly Competitive Market: a Fictional Field Study.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Atferdsøkonomi: Et krasjkurs.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Atferdsøkonomi: Et krasjkurs..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Atferdsøkonomi: Et krasjkurs..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Atferdsøkonomi: Om miljø og sosiale normer..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Consumer Evaluation and Democratic Decision making: What is Cost Benefit Analysis of Environmental Regulation Really About?.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). De lettvinte unnskyldningers retorikk.. Agenda Magasin.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). ESOP debate on corporate social responsibility.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Fakta om fiksjon: En desperat forklaring..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Fra eksperimenter til politikk..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Healer or Gatekeeper? Physicians’ Role Conflict when Symptoms are Non-Verifiable..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Hvor egoistiske er vi?.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Impressions..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Klimakrisen - uløselig dilemma eller rom for optimisme?.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Our Kids..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Reciprocal Climate Negotiatiors..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Save the Planet or Close Your Eyes: Testing Strategic Ignorance in a Charity Context..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Å snu onde sirkler. Dagens næringsliv.  ISSN 0803-9372.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2016). Økonomenes fortellinger. Agenda Magasin.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Anderies, John M.; Dannenberg, Astrid; Lindahl, Therese; Schill, Caroline; Schluter, Maja; Adger, W. Neil; Arrow, Kenneth J.; Barrett, Scott; Carpenter, Stephen; Chapin III, F. Stuart; Crépin, Anne-Sophie; Daily, Gretchen; Ehrlich, Paul; Folke, Carl; Jager, Wander; Kautsky, Nils; Levin, Simon A.; Madsen, Ole Jacob; Polasky, Stephen; Scheffer, Marten; Walker, Brian; Weber, Elke U.; Wilen, James; Xepapadeas, Anastasios & De Zeeuw, Aart (2016). Social norms as solutions. Science.  ISSN 0036-8075.  354(6308), s 42- 43 . doi: 10.1126/science.aaf8317 Show summary
  • Præstegaard, Martin; Dithmer, Michael; Egebo, Thomas; Studsgaard, Henrik; Bisschop-Larsen, Ella Maria; Nordbo, John; Mortensen, Kim; Nørring, Niels Peter; Roed, Tine; Christensen, Geert Laier; Ege, Christian; Andersen, Peder; Jacobsen, Jette Bredahl & Nyborg, Karine (2016). Skriftlige indlæg fra Det Miljøøkonomiske Råds medlemmer (kommentarer til Vismandsrapporten Økonomi og Miljø 2016).
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015). Atferdsøkonomi: Et krasjkurs..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015). Atferdsøkonomi: Relevans for grønn skatt..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015, 12. februar). «Er idealsamfunnet en verden der menneskene bruker alle våkne timer til hardt arbeid?».  Adresseavisa.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015). Grønn atferd uten prissignaler.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015). Leder for paneldebatt om Thomas Piketty: Kapitalen i det 21. århundre(deltakere: Marte Gerhardsen, Jesper Roine, Torbjørn Røe Isaksen).
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015, 12. februar). Om produktivitetsvekst og latskap. Debatt med Trond-Morten Lindberg, programleder Mala Wang-Naveen.. [Internett].  Aftenposten TV.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015). On Cost-Benefit Analysis.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015). On competition policy and fixed book prices. Participant, panel discussion..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015). Our Kids: Comments..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015, 01. april). Portrettintervju (intervjuer: Camilla Øvald). [Fagblad].  Samfunnsøkonomen.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015). Reciprocal Climate Negotiators..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015). Social and moral norms and environmental policy..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2015). Tynt om tillit og arbeidsmiljølov.. Dagens næringsliv.  ISSN 0803-9372.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Czajkowski, Mikołaj & Hanley, Nick (2015). Social norms, morals and self-interest as determinants of pro-environment behaviours: the case of household recycling.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Lind, Jo Thori & Pauls, Anna (2015). Would you like to save the planet? On responsibility avoidance with third party interference.
  • Nyborg, Karine; Lind, Jo Thori & Pauls, Anna (2015). Would you like to save the planet? On responsibility avoidance with third party interference.
  • Pauls, Anna; Lind, Jo Thori & Nyborg, Karine (2015). Save the planet or close your eyes?.
  • Pauls, Anna; Lind, Jo Thori & Nyborg, Karine (2015). Save the planet or close your eyes? On the willingness to ignore potentially unpleasant information about the environmental consequences of one's actions.
  • Pauls, Anna; Lind, Jo Thori & Nyborg, Karine (2015). Save the planet or close your eyes? On the willingness to ignore potentially unpleasant information on the environmental consequences of one's actions.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2014). An economist's view on moral responsibility, social norms and environmental behavior.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2014). Ansvar og ansvarsunnvikelse: moralsk ansvar for egne valg.
  • Nyborg, Karine (2014). Atferdsøkonomi. Et krasjkurs..
  • Nyborg, Karine (2014). Do responsible employers attract responsible employees?. IZA World of Labor.  ISSN 2054-9571. . doi: 10.15185/izawol.17
  • Nyborg, Karine (2014, 04. februar). Ekko. [Radio].

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