Publications


"Which is the Fair Sex? Gender Differences in Altruism" with Jim Andreoni. Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2001, vol. 116, 293-312.

"Are Adults Better Behaved Than Children? Age, Experience, and the Endowment Effect," with Bill Harbaugh and Kate Krause. Economics Letters, 2001, vol. 70(2), 175-181.

"What Makes an Allocation Fair? Some Experimental Evidence," with Jim Andreoni and Paul Brown. Games and Economic Behavior, July 2002, vol. 40, 1-24.

"Risk Attitudes of Children and Adults: Choices Over Small and Large Probability Gains and Losses," with Bill Harbaugh and Kate Krause. Experimental Economics, June 2002.

"The Carrot or the Stick: Rewards, Punishments, and Cooperation," with Jim Andreoni and Bill Harbaugh. American Economic Review, June 2003, vol. 93(3), 893-902.

"The Informational Value of Sequential Fundraising." Journal of Public Economics, March 2003, vol. 87(3), 627-657.

"Trust in Children," with William Harbaugh, Kate Krause, and Steve Liday, in Elinore Ostrom and James Walker eds., Trust, Reciprocity and Gains from Association: Interdisciplinary Lessons from Experimental Research, New York City, Russell Sage Foundation, 2003.

"After You - Endogenous Sequencing in Voluntary Contribution Games," with Jan Potters and Martin Sefton. Journal of Public Economics, August 2005, vol. 89(8), 1399-1419. Instructions

"Why do People Give?" in Richard Steinberg and Walter W. Powell eds., The Nonprofit Sector, 2nd edition, Yale Press, 2006.

"Dynamic Monopoly Pricing and Herding," with Subir Bose, Gerhard Orosel, and Marco Ottaviani. Rand Journal of Economics, Winter 2006, vol. 37(4), pp. 910-928.

"Learning to Bargain," with William Harbaugh and Kate Krause, Journal of Economic Psychology, 2007, vol. 28, 127-142.

"Do Women Shy Away from Competition? Do Men Compete Too Much" with Muriel Niederle. Quarterly Journal of Economics, August 2007, vol. 122(3), 1067-1101. Instructions. NYT editorial, Politikken article

"Leading-by-Example and Signaling in Voluntary Contribution Games: An Experimental Study" with Jan Potters and Martin Sefton. Economic Theory, 2007, vol. 33, 169-182. Instructions

"Altruism in Experiments" with Jim Andreoni and William Harbaugh, prepared for The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition, 2007

"Giving Little by Little: Dynamic Voluntary Contribution Games," with John Duffy and Jack Ochs. Journal of Public Economics, 2007, vol. 91, 1708-1730.

"Strategic Behavior and Learning in Repeated Voluntary-Contribution Experiments," with Laurent Muller, Martin Sefton, and Richard Steinberg. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2008, vol. 67, 782-793.

"Monopoly Pricing in the Binary Herding Model," with Subir Bose, Gerhard Orosel, and Marco Ottaviani. Economic Theory, 2008, vol.37, 203-241.

"Gender Differences in Competition," with Muriel Niederle. Negotiation Journal, 2008, vol. 24, 447-464.

"The Fourfold Pattern of Risk Attitudes in Choice and Pricing Tasks," with William Harbaugh and Kate Krause. The Economic Journal, vol. 120(545), 569-611.

"The Effects of Status on Voluntary Contribution," with Cagri Kumru. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2010, 12(4), 709-735

"Explaining the Gender Gap in Math Test Scores: The Role of Competition," with Muriel Niederle. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010, vol. 24(2), 129-144.

"Seeds to Succeed? Sequential Giving to Public Projects," with Anat Bracha and Michael Menietti. Journal of Public Economics,2011, vol. 95, 416-427

"The External Validity of Laboratory Experiments: Qualitative rather than Quantitative Effects" with Judd Kessler. Forthcoming in "Methods of Modern Experimental Economics", edited by Guillaume Frechette and Andrew Schotter, Oxford University Press.

"Gender and Competition" with Muriel Niedele. Annual Review of Economics, 2011, vol. 3, 601-630.

"How Costly is Diversity? Affirmative Action in Light of Gender Differences in Competitiveness," with Muriel Niederle and Carmit Segal. Management Science, forthcoming.

"Gender Differences in Bargaining Outcomes: A Field Experiment on Discrimination," with Marco Castillo, Ragan Petrie and Maximo Torero. Forthcoming Journal of Public Economics


Working Papers:


"Provision Point Mechanism: A Case of Overprovision of Public Goods," with Massimo Morelli.

"The Effects of Risk Aversion on Job Matching: Can Differences in Risk Aversion Explain the Wage Gap?"


Much of the work listed here is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 9975288, 0352347 and 0552191. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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