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Homepage:http://www.iza.org/profile?key=1883
Postal address:Division of Social Science University of Minnesota, Morris 600 East 4th Street Morris, MN 56267
Workplace:Economics Discipline, University of Minnesota-Morris, (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Is the U.S. Labor Market for Truck Drivers Broken? An Empirical Analysis Using Nationally Representative Data
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2017

  1. Training Contracts, Employee Turnover, and the Returns from Firm-Sponsored General Training
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Worker Overconfidence: Field Evidence and Implications for Employee Turnover and Returns from Training
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (7)

2016

  1. Lab Measures of Other-Regarding Preferences Can Predict Some Related On-the-Job Behavior: Evidence from a Large Scale Field Experiment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Discussion Papers, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham (2015) Downloads

2014

  1. Moving Ahead by Thinking Backwards: Cognitive Skills, Personality, and Economic Preferences in Collegiate Success
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham (2014) Downloads

2013

  1. The Value of Hiring through Referrals
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (16)

2012

  1. Health Behavior and Accident Risk: Obesity Is Associated with the Future Risk of Heavy Truck Crashes among Newly Recruited Commercial Drivers
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Self-Selection and Variations in the Laboratory Measurment of Other-Regarding Preferences Across Subject Pools: Evidence from One College Student and Two Adult Samples
    Discussion Papers, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Experimental Economics (2013)
  3. Toward the Integration of Personality Theory and Decision Theory in the Explanation of Economic and Health Behavior
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (26)
  4. What Are Over-the-Road Truckers Paid For? Evidence from an Exogenous Regulatory Change on the Role of Social Comparisons and Work Organization in Wage Determination
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2011

  1. A Multi-Method Approach to Identifying Norms and Normative Expectations within a Corporate Hierarchy: Evidence from the Financial Services Industry
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Management Science (2012)
  2. Which Measures of Time Preference Best Predict Outcomes? Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2012)

2010

  1. Overconfidence is a Social Signaling Bias
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Self Selection Does Not Increase Other-Regarding Preferences among Adult Laboratory Subjects, but Student Subjects May Be More Self-Regarding than Adults
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Discussion Papers, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham (2010) Downloads View citations (2)
    Discussion Papers, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham (2010) View citations (2)

2008

  1. Cognitive Skills Explain Economic Preferences, Strategic Behavior, and Job Attachment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (47)

2007

  1. Choice, Social Norms and Intelligence
    2007 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics
  2. Stuck in the Slow Lane: Traffic Composition and the Measurement of Labor Productivity in the U.S. Trucking Industry
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Using Behavioral Economic Experiments at a Large Motor Carrier: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Using Behavioral Economic Field Experiments at a Large Motor Carrier: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2006

  1. Performance Pay and the Erosion of Worker Cooperation: Field Experimental Evidence
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Middlebury College Working Paper Series, Middlebury College, Department of Economics (2006) Downloads View citations (6)

2004

  1. Comparing Students to Workers: The Effects of Social Framing on Behavior in Distribution Games
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Fairness and Freight-Handlers: Local Labor-Market Conditions and Wage-Fairness Perceptions in a Trucking Firm
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in ILR Review (2007)

2003

  1. The Effect of Stakes in Distribution Experiments
    Middlebury College Working Paper Series, Middlebury College, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2005)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Worker overconfidence: Field evidence and implications for employee turnover and firm profits
    Quantitative Economics, 2020, 11, (1), 315-348 Downloads

2016

  1. Toward the integration of personality theory and decision theory in explaining economic behavior: An experimental investigation
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2016, 64, (C), 122-137 Downloads View citations (13)

2015

  1. Cognitive skills, personality, and economic preferences in collegiate success
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 115, (C), 30-44 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. The Value of Hiring through Employee Referrals
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2015, 130, (2), 805-839 Downloads View citations (46)

2014

  1. Industry Issue Paper: Trends in the Use of Large Trucks by Truckload and Less-Than-Truckload Motor Carriers in the 1990s
    Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, 2014, 43, (2), 16 Downloads

2013

  1. Overconfidence and Social Signalling
    Review of Economic Studies, 2013, 80, (3), 949-983 Downloads View citations (39)
  2. Self-selection and variations in the laboratory measurement of other-regarding preferences across subject pools: evidence from one college student and two adult samples
    Experimental Economics, 2013, 16, (2), 170-189 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. A Multimethod Approach to Identifying Norms and Normative Expectations Within a Corporate Hierarchy: Evidence from the Financial Services Industry
    Management Science, 2012, 58, (1), 203-217 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Which measures of time preference best predict outcomes: Evidence from a large-scale field experiment
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2012, 84, (1), 308-320 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2009

  1. Performance pay and worker cooperation: Evidence from an artefactual field experiment
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2009, 70, (3), 458-469 Downloads View citations (45)
  2. Stuck in the Slow Lane: Undoing Traffic Composition Biases in the Measurement of Trucking Productivity
    Southern Economic Journal, 2009, 75, (4), 1220-1237 View citations (1)

2007

  1. Fairness and Freight-Handlers: Local Labor Market Conditions and Wage-Fairness Perceptions in a Trucking Firm
    ILR Review, 2007, 60, (4), 477-498 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2005

  1. The effect of stakes in distribution experiments
    Economics Letters, 2005, 86, (3), 393-398 Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. 7. SHIFTING GEARS IN THE CORNER OFFICE: DEREGULATION AND THE EARNINGS OF TRUCKING EXECUTIVES
    Research in Transportation Economics, 2004, 10, (1), 137-164 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Industry Issue Paper: The Balance Between Private and For-Hire Carriage and Trends in the Use of Large Trucks (1977 to 1997)
    Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, 2004, 43, (2), 14 Downloads

2003

  1. Playing both roles in the trust game
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2003, 51, (2), 195-216 Downloads View citations (107)

Chapters

2008

  1. Using Behavioral Economic Field Experiments at a Firm: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project
    A chapter in The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches, 2008, pp 45-106 Downloads View citations (16)
 
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