Karine Nyborg is Professor of Economics at the University of Oslo and Scientific Advisor at the Ragnar Frisch Centre of Economic Research. She is Past President of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (President 2012 – 2013) and Editorial Board member of the Review of Behavioral Economics. In 2002 she won the Erik Kempe Award 2002 (biannual prize for best European paper in environmental and resource economics). She has been a member of several Government-appointed expert commissions. Her research interests include environmental economics, behavioral economics, economic analysis of social and moral norms.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2011.