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Sigve Tjøtta

  • E-mailsigve.tjotta@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 92 20+47 915 69 149
  • Visitor Address
    Fosswinckels gate 14
    5007 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 Bergen

Experimental economics

ECON 370 Experimental Economics


Do Collective Actions Clear Common Air? The Effect of International Enviromental Protocols on Sulphur Emissions (with Arild Aakvik)  European Journal of Political Economy 27, 343-353, 2011

Communication in Social Dilemma with Gaute Torsvik, Therese  Kobbeltvedt, and Anders Molander  Rational and Society , 23, 199-216, 2011

Testing Guilt Aversion  (co-authors  Tore Ellingsen, Magnus Johannesson, and Gaute Torsvik) Games and Economic Behavior 68(1), pp 95-107, 2010


Public Transfer and Marital Dissolution (with Kjell Vaage), Journal of Population Economics. 21, 419-437, 2008

Income effects of Divorce in families with dependent children (with Espen Bratberg) Journal of Population Economics. 21, 439-461, 2008

Do voluntary international environmental agreements work? (with Espen Bratberg and Torgeir Øines) Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 2005; 50(3): 583-597

Please, Marry Me! An experimental study of risking a joint venture (with Werner Guth and Radosveta Ivanova-Stenzel).  Metroeconomica,   55, 1-21, 2004.

Union Disruption in Norway  (with Kjell Vaage) International Journal of Sociology, 33, 40-46, 2003

The Oslo Protocol on sulfur reduction: The great leap forward? (with Michael Finus) Journal of Public Economics¸ 87, 2031-2048, 2003

Deregulation of the Nordic Power Market and Environmental Policy  (with Eirik S. Amundsen and Arvid Nesse) Energy Economics (21), 1999, 417-434

“A test for natural monopoly with application to Norwegian electricity distribution” (with Kjell G. Salvanes), Review of Industrial Organisation  13: 669-685, 1998

“A note on the importance of testing for regularities for estimated flexible functional forms” (with Kjell G. Salvanes), Journal of Productivity Analysis (9) 2, 133-143, March 1998

“Trade and Price Variation in an Integrated European Power Market” (with Eirik  S. Amundsen),  Applied Economics, 29, 745-757,  1997

”Cost differences in electricity distribution: A multioutput Cost Function Approach with Robustness Tests of Results” (with Kjell G. Salvanes), Journal of Productivity Analysis 5, 1994, 23-43.

“Deregulation and common carriage in the Nordic power system” (with Kjetil Bjorvatn), Energy Journal (14) 1993, 57-74.   

“Hydroelectric rent and precipitation variability.   The case of Norway” (with Eirik S. Amundsen), Energy Economics, April 1993, 81-91.



Ongoing projects

Climate Engineering: Cost Benefit and beyond 

Sustainable cooperation in the provision of  public good in the lab






Fields of competence