We study how nature shapes preferences and incentives of economic agents and how this in turn affects common-pool resource management. To this end, we will develop instructive theoretical models and validate these by data analysis and economic experiments in the field (fisheries in Norway, Chile, and Tanzania).
For more detailed information on our research please explore the research pages.
NEWS AND ACTIVITIES:
- April 2019: Frikk Nesje will present “Cross-dynastic intergenerational altruism” at the Norwegian School of Economics.
- March 2019: Tillmann Eymess has visited the interdisciplinary PhD workshop at the Advanced School for Environmental Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
- March 2019: Frikk Nesje has presented “Discounting Disentangled” and follow-up projects at the University of Hagen.
- February 2019: Frikk Nesje has presented “Risk adjustment of the discount rate in cost-benefit analyses” at the Norwegian Ministry of Finance.
- February 2019: Florian Diekert has presented “Groups discipline resource use under scarcity” at the 4th Workshop on Experimental Economics for the Environment in Münster.
- February 2019: Robbert Schaap, Tillmann Eymess, and Frikk Nesje participated and presented their research at the AURÖ workshop for young researchers in Kassel.
- November 2018: The second field trip to Chile has been successfully concluded. We held 26 sessions from Arauco in the South up to Guayacan in the North.
- November 2018: Frikk Nesje has joined NATCOOP as a research fellow.