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Workplace:Department of Economics, Princeton University, (more information at EDIRC)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Program in Institutions, Organizations and Growth, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), (more information at EDIRC)
Program in Social Interactions, Identity and Well-Being, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Narratives, Imperatives, and Moral Reasoning
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2018) Downloads View citations (8)

2016

  1. Image Versus Information: Changing Societal Norms and Optimal Privacy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (1)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Forbidden Fruits: The Political Economy of Science, Religion, and Growth
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Religion and Innovation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (27)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2015) Downloads View citations (27)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2015)

2013

  1. Bonus Culture: Competitive Pay, Screening and Multitasking
    IAST Working Papers, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST) Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (14)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (14)
    TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) (2013) Downloads View citations (15)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (14)
    IDEI Working Papers, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse (2013) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2016)
  2. Groupthink: Collective Delusions in Organizations and Markets
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (12)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (2013)

2012

  1. Laws and Norms
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (29)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (35)

2010

  1. Individual and Corporate Social Responsibility
    Working Papers, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Downloads View citations (216)
    Also in TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) (2009) Downloads View citations (6)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Economica (2010)

2008

  1. Ideology
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2008) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Identity, Dignity and Taboos: Beliefs as Assets
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (19)
    Carlo Alberto Notebooks, Collegio Carlo Alberto (2007) Downloads View citations (24)

2006

  1. Belief in Just World and Redistributive Politics
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (225)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (31)
    Papers, Princeton University, Research Program in Political Economy (2004) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (23)
    2004 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2004) View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2006)
  2. Incentives and Prosocial Behavior
    IDEI Working Papers, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse Downloads View citations (707)
    Also in Post-Print, HAL (2006) View citations (462)
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Discussion Papers in Economics (2004) Downloads View citations (5)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (22)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (12)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2005) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2006)

2005

  1. The French Zones D'Education Prioritaire: Much Ado About Nothing?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2009)

2004

  1. Inequality, Technology and the Social Contract
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Papers, Princeton University, Research Program in Political Economy (2004) Downloads
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Discussion Papers in Economics (2003) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Chapter (2005)

2003

  1. Self-Control in Peer Groups
    IDEI Working Papers, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Public and International Affairs (2001) View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2005)
  2. Zones d'Education Prioritaire: Quels moyens pour quels résultats ?
    Working Papers, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. Political Activism, Trust, and Coordination
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  2. Willpower and Personal Rules
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Public and International Affairs (2001) View citations (24)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2004)

2001

  1. Mobility as Progressivity: Ranking Income Processes According to Equality of Opportunity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (57)
    Also in Princeton Economic Theory Papers, Economics Department, Princeton University (2000) View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Public and International Affairs (2000) View citations (5)
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Discussion Papers in Economics (2000) Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Self-Confidence & Social Interactions
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Self-Confidence and Social Interactions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Discussion Papers in Economics (1999) Downloads
    Princeton Economic Theory Papers, Economics Department, Princeton University (1999) View citations (4)
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Public and International Affairs (2000) View citations (8)
  3. Self-Confidence: Intrapersonal Strategies
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Public and International Affairs (2000) View citations (8)
    Princeton Economic Theory Papers, Economics Department, Princeton University (1999) View citations (3)
  4. Tax And Education Policy In A Heterogeneous Agent Economy: What Levels Of Redistribution Maximize Growth And Efficiency?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (2002)

1999

  1. Social Mobility and the Demand for Redistribution: the POUM Hypothesis
    IDEI Working Papers, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (1998) Downloads View citations (30)
    Working Papers, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University (1998) View citations (17)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1998) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2001)

1996

  1. Inequality and Growth
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (315)
    Also in Working Papers, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University (1996) View citations (345)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1996) Downloads View citations (99)

    See also Chapter (1996)
  2. Meritocracy, Redistribution, and the Size of the Pie
    Working Papers, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University
  3. Unequal Societies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (1996) Downloads View citations (7)
    Working Papers, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University (1996) View citations (7)

1994

  1. Education, Income Distribution and Growth: The Local Connection
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1994) View citations (9)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (1994) Downloads View citations (8)

1993

  1. Heterogeneity, Stratification and Growth
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1992) View citations (22)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1993) Downloads View citations (30)
  2. On Inflation and Output with Costly Price Changes: A Simple Unifying Result
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1991) View citations (4)
    Working Papers, Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of Economics (1993) View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1994)

1991

  1. Inflation and Markups: Theories and Evidence from the Retail Trade Sector
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (1992)
  2. Location, Education, and Production
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (11)
  3. The Informativeness of Prices: Search With Learning and Cost Uncertainty
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Workings of a City: Location, Education, and Production
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1993)

1990

  1. SOME WELFARE EFFECTS OF INFLATION
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics
  2. THEINFORMATIVENESS OF PRICES: SEARCH WITH LEARNING AND INFLATION UNCERTAINTY
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics

1989

  1. USING PRIVILEGED INFORMATION TO MANIPULATE MARKETS: INSIDERS, GURUS, AND CREDIBILITY
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper (1988)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1992)

1988

  1. Search market equilibrium bilateral heterogeneity and repeat purchases
    CEPREMAP Working Papers (Couverture Orange), CEPREMAP Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (1993)
  2. Wage bargaining and staggered contracts: theory and estimation
    CEPREMAP Working Papers (Couverture Orange), CEPREMAP Downloads

1987

  1. Optimal price dynamics and speculation with a storable good
    CEPREMAP Working Papers (Couverture Orange), CEPREMAP Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1989)

1986

  1. Search, price setting & inflation
    CEPREMAP Working Papers (Couverture Orange), CEPREMAP Downloads

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Comment
    NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2018, 32, (1), 394 - 406 Downloads

2016

  1. Bonus Culture: Competitive Pay, Screening, and Multitasking
    Journal of Political Economy, 2016, 124, (2), 305 - 370 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Mindful Economics: The Production, Consumption, and Value of Beliefs
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2016, 30, (3), 141-64 Downloads View citations (43)

2015

  1. Religion and Innovation
    American Economic Review, 2015, 105, (5), 346-51 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. The Economics of Motivated Beliefs
    Revue d'économie politique, 2015, 125, (5), 665-685 Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Groupthink: Collective Delusions in Organizations and Markets
    Review of Economic Studies, 2013, 80, (2), 429-462 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2011

  1. Identity, Morals, and Taboos: Beliefs as Assets
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2011, 126, (2), 805-855 Downloads View citations (210)

2010

  1. Individual and Corporate Social Responsibility
    Economica, 2010, 77, (305), 1-19 Downloads View citations (216)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Over My Dead Body: Bargaining and the Price of Dignity
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (2), 459-65 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. The French zones d'éducation prioritaire: Much ado about nothing?
    Economics of Education Review, 2009, 28, (3), 345-356 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2008

  1. Joseph Schumpeter Lecture Ideology
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2008, 6, (2-3), 321-352 Downloads View citations (11)

2006

  1. Belief in a Just World and Redistributive Politics
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006, 121, (2), 699-746 Downloads View citations (395)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Incentives and Prosocial Behavior
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (5), 1652-1678 Downloads View citations (698)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. Self-control in peer groups
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2005, 123, (2), 105-134 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. Willpower and Personal Rules
    Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112, (4), 848-886 Downloads View citations (158)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Zones d'éducation prioritaire: quels moyens pour quels résultats ? Suivi d'un commentaire de Marc Gurgand
    Économie et Statistique, 2004, 380, (1), 3-34 Downloads

2003

  1. Human Capital, Technical Change, and the Welfare State
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2003, 1, (2-3), 522-532 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation
    Review of Economic Studies, 2003, 70, (3), 489-520 Downloads View citations (676)
  3. Trust, Coordination, and the Industrial Organization of Political Activism
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2003, 1, (4), 851-889 Downloads View citations (11)

2002

  1. Dynamic inconsistency and self-control: a planner-doer interpretation
    Economics Letters, 2002, 77, (3), 419-424 Downloads View citations (47)
  2. Self-Confidence and Personal Motivation
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, 117, (3), 871-915 Downloads View citations (363)
  3. Tax and Education Policy in a Heterogeneous-Agent Economy: What Levels of Redistribution Maximize Growth and Efficiency?
    Econometrica, 2002, 70, (2), 481-517 Downloads View citations (188)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2001

  1. Social Mobility and the Demand for Redistribution: The Poum Hypothesis
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116, (2), 447-487 Downloads View citations (445)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

2000

  1. Unequal Societies: Income Distribution and the Social Contract
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (1), 96-129 Downloads View citations (358)

1996

  1. Equity and Efficiency in Human Capital Investment: The Local Connection
    Review of Economic Studies, 1996, 63, (2), 237-264 Downloads View citations (266)
  2. Heterogeneity, Stratification, and Growth: Macroeconomic Implications of Community Structure and School Finance
    American Economic Review, 1996, 86, (3), 584-609 Downloads View citations (217)

1995

  1. Quelques effets de la décentralisation sur les structures urbaines et le système éducatif
    Revue Économique, 1995, 46, (3), 595-604 Downloads

1994

  1. Human capital, inequality, and growth: A local perspective
    European Economic Review, 1994, 38, (3-4), 817-826 Downloads View citations (43)
  2. On Inflation and Output with Costly Price Changes: A Simple Unifying Result
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (1), 290-97 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1993

  1. History Versus Expectations: A Comment
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1993, 108, (2), 535-542 Downloads View citations (53)
  2. Search Market Equilibrium, Bilateral Heterogeneity, and Repeat Purchases
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1993, 60, (1), 140-158 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (1988)
  3. Search with Learning from Prices: Does Increased Inflationary Uncertainty Lead to Higher Markups?
    Review of Economic Studies, 1993, 60, (1), 69-93 Downloads View citations (43)
  4. Workings of a City: Location, Education, and Production
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1993, 108, (3), 619-652 Downloads View citations (312)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1992

  1. Inflation and Efficiency in Search Markets
    Review of Economic Studies, 1992, 59, (2), 299-329 Downloads View citations (53)
  2. Inflation and markups: Theories and evidence from the retail trade sector
    European Economic Review, 1992, 36, (2-3), 566-574 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  3. Using Privileged Information to Manipulate Markets: Insiders, Gurus, and Credibility
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1992, 107, (3), 921-958 Downloads View citations (198)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1991

  1. The Welfare Costs of Moderate Inflations: Comment
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1991, 23, (3), 504-13 Downloads View citations (2)

1989

  1. Optimal Price Dynamics and Speculation with a Storable Good
    Econometrica, 1989, 57, (1), 41-80 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1988

  1. Search, Price Setting and Inflation
    Review of Economic Studies, 1988, 55, (3), 353-376 Downloads View citations (83)

Books

2006

  1. Understanding Poverty
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (16)

Chapters

2017

  1. Comment on "Understanding the Great Gatsby Curve"
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2017, volume 32, 2017, pp 394-406 Downloads

2005

  1. Inequality, Technology and the Social Contract
    Chapter 25 in Handbook of Economic Growth, 2005, vol. 1, Part B, pp 1595-1638 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

1996

  1. Inequality and Growth
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 1996, Volume 11, 1996, pp 11-92 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
 
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