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Working Papers

2015

  1. MTurk ‘Unscrubbed’: Exploring the good, the ‘Super’, and the unreliable on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Now you see it, now you don’t: How to make the Allais Paradox appear, disappear, or reverse
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Schumpeter’s Assessment of Adam Smith and The Wealth of Nations: Why He Got It Wrong
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Suspicious Minds (can be a good thing when saving for retirement)
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (1)
  5. The Rhetorical Structure of Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations (and the importance of acknowledging it)
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads
  6. The beauty of simplicity? (Simple) heuristics and the opportunities yet to be realized
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2017)

2014

  1. On Uneven Expected Earnings in the Lab
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Self-Regulatory Organizations Under the Shadow Of Governmental Oversight: An Experimental Investigation
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads
    Also in EUI-RSCAS Working Papers, European University Institute (EUI), Robert Schuman Centre of Advanced Studies (RSCAS) (2014) Downloads
    RSCAS Working Papers, European University Institute (2014) Downloads

    See also Chapter (2016)

2013

  1. As Easy as Pie: How Retirement Savers use Prescribed Investment Disclosures
    Research Paper Series, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2016)
  2. On the Interpretation of Giving, Taking, and Destruction in Dictator Games and Joy-of-Destruction Games
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Self-regulating organizations under the shadow of governmental oversight: An experimental investigation
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. A reproduction and replication of Engel’s meta-study of dictator game experiments
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Adam Smith, Philosopher and Man of the World
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads
  3. Structural versus Behavioral Remedies in the Deregulation of Electricity Markets: An Experimental Investigation Guided by Theory and Policy Concerns
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
    RSCAS Working Papers, European University Institute (2011) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2013)

2010

  1. 'The Way in Which an Experiment is Conducted is Unbelievably Important': On the Experimentation Practices of Economists and Psychologists
    Discussion Papers, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2009) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Fairness in Risky Environments: Theory and Evidence
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Games (2013)

2009

  1. Exploring the effects of real effort in a weak-link experiment
    CEEL Working Papers, Cognitive and Experimental Economics Laboratory, Department of Economics, University of Trento, Italia Downloads View citations (2)
  2. How Certain Is the Uncertainty Effect?
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Experimental Economics (2009)
  3. Three Very Simple Games and What It Takes to Solve Them
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads View citations (28)
    Also in Jena Economic Research Papers, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (2007) Downloads View citations (3)
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2009)
  4. Uncertainty effect revisited using physical lottery format
    Jena Economic Research Papers, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena Downloads
  5. Understanding the Plott-Wit-Yang Paradox
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Prediction Markets (2009)

2008

  1. (The Evolution of) Post-Secondary Education: A Computational Model and Experiments
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads
    Also in CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague (2003) Downloads
    Computing in Economics and Finance 2004, Society for Computational Economics (2004) View citations (2)
  2. Are the Unskilled Really That Unaware? Understanding Seemingly Biased Self-Assessments
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Testing Leniency Programs Experimentally: The Impact of “Natural” Framing
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (7)

2007

  1. Are the Unskilled Really That Unaware? An alternative explanation
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Psychology (2008)
  2. Classic Coordination Failures Revisited: The Effects of Deviation Costs and Loss Avoidance
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEEL Working Papers, Cognitive and Experimental Economics Laboratory, Department of Economics, University of Trento, Italia (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economics Bulletin (2010)
  3. The Unbundling Regime for Electricity Utilities in the EU: A Case of Legislative and Regulatory Capture?
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Energy Economics (2008)
  4. Valuing A Risky Prospect Less Than Its Worst Outcome: Uncertainty Effect or Task Ambiguity?
    Jena Economic Research Papers, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague (2007) Downloads

2006

  1. Certification as a Viable Quality Assurance Mechanism: Theory and Suggestive Evidence
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Monetary Incentives: Usually Neither Necessary Nor Sufficient?
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Impact of the Non-distribution Constraint and Its Enforcement on Entrepreneurial Choice, Price, and Quality
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Three Prominent Tournament Formats: Predictive Power and Costs
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (1)
  5. When and Why? A Critical Survey on Coordination Failure in the Laboratory
    CEEL Working Papers, Cognitive and Experimental Economics Laboratory, Department of Economics, University of Trento, Italia Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague (2006) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Experimental Economics (2007)

2004

  1. How financial incentives and cognitive abilities affect task performance in laboratory settings: An illustration
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2004)
  2. Loss avoidance as selection principle: evidence from simple stag-hunt games
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2005)
  3. The Predictive Power of Noisy Round-Robin Tournaments
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. Bertrand Price Undercutting: A Brief Classroom Demonstration
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic Education (2003)
  2. The Costs of Deception: Evidence From Psychology
    Game Theory and Information, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (43)
    Also in CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague (2001) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Experimental Economics (2002)

1994

  1. Acquisition of Self-Command in Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments: A Game-Theoretic Re-interpretation
    Working Papers, Bowdoin College - Department of Economics View citations (1)
  2. On the Use of Evolutionary Models in Experimental Economics
    Working Papers, Bowdoin College - Department of Economics

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Flicking the switch: Simplifying disclosure to improve retirement plan choices
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2020, 121, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Improving Truthful Reporting of Polluting Firms by Rotating Inspectors: Experimental Evidence from a Bribery Game
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2020, 76, (2), 201-233 Downloads View citations (1)

2019

  1. Engagement with Retirement Savings: It Is a Matter of Trust
    Journal of Consumer Affairs, 2019, 53, (3), 917-945 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. SCHUMPETER’S ASSESSMENT OF ADAM SMITH AND THE WEALTH OF NATIONS: WHY HE GOT IT WRONG
    Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2019, 41, (4), 531-551 Downloads

2018

  1. Retirement Savings: A Tale of Decisions and Defaults
    Economic Journal, 2018, 128, (610), 1047-1094 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. The BCD of response time analysis in experimental economics
    Experimental Economics, 2018, 21, (2), 383-433 Downloads View citations (35)

2016

  1. As easy as pie: How retirement savers use prescribed investment disclosures
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2016, 121, (C), 60-76 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Group incentives or individual incentives? A real-effort weak-link experiment
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2016, 56, (C), 60-73 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Pro-social or anti-social, or both? A within- and between-subjects study of social preferences
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2016, 62, (C), 23-32 Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. Just Interested or Getting Involved? An Analysis of Superannuation Attitudes and Actions
    The Economic Record, 2014, 90, (289), 160-178 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. The effects of the take-option in dictator-game experiments: a comment on Engel’s (2011) meta-study
    Experimental Economics, 2014, 17, (3), 414-420 Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Fairness in Risky Environments: Theory and Evidence
    Games, 2013, 4, (2), 1-35 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Structural versus behavioral remedies in the deregulation of electricity markets: An experimental investigation motivated by policy concerns
    European Economic Review, 2013, 64, (C), 256-265 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. Adam Smith, philosopher and man of the world. A review essay on Gavin Kennedy, Adam Smith: A Moral Philosopher and His Political Economy, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
    History of Economic Ideas, 2012, 20, (1), 185-191 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Are the unskilled doomed to remain unaware?
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2012, 33, (5), 1012-1031 Downloads View citations (24)

2010

  1. Classic coordination failures revisited: the effects of deviation costs and loss avoidance
    Economics Bulletin, 2010, 30, (2), 1633-1641 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Happiness - A Revolution in Economics, Bruno S. Frey. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA (2008) (Munich Lectures in Economics). 240 and xiii pp., $19.99 (sc), ISBN: 978-0-262-06277-0 (hc)
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2010, 31, (1), 143-145 Downloads

2009

  1. Discovery - A Memoir, Vernon L. Smith. AuthorHouse, Bloomington (2008). Viii+365 pp., $19.99 (sc), ISBN: 978-1-4343-8432-4 (e), 978-1-4343-8431-7 (sc), 978-1-4343-8430-0 (hc)
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2009, 30, (4), 696-699 Downloads
  2. Experimental Economics in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. A collection of papers in honor of Reinhard Tietz, Abdolkarim Sadrieh, Joachim Weimann (Eds.). Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg (2008). xxiii+539 pp., Hardcover, [euro]44.90, ISBN: 978-3-89518-713-1
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2009, 30, (3), 509-510 Downloads
  3. How certain is the uncertainty effect?
    Experimental Economics, 2009, 12, (4), 473-487 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  4. Three very simple games and what it takes to solve them
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2009, 72, (1), 589-601 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  5. Understanding the Plott-Wit-Yang Paradox
    Journal of Prediction Markets, 2009, 3, (3), 33-44 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. Are the unskilled really that unaware? An alternative explanation
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2008, 29, (5), 724-738 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Comparing Guessing Games with homogeneous and heterogeneous players: Experimental results and a CH explanation
    Economics Bulletin, 2008, 3, (9), 1-9 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Information Markets: A New Way of Making Decisions, Robert W. Hahn, Paul C. Tetlock (Eds.), AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies, Washington, DC (2006), xi+201 pp., $25.00, ISBN: 0-8447-4228-7, ISBN: 978-0-8447-4228-1
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2008, 29, (1), 123-125 Downloads
  4. PROSPECTING NEUROECONOMICS
    Economics and Philosophy, 2008, 24, (3), 431-448 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The Predictive Power of Three Prominent Tournament Formats
    Management Science, 2008, 54, (3), 492-504 Downloads View citations (29)
  6. The unbundling regime for electricity utilities in the EU: A case of legislative and regulatory capture?
    Energy Economics, 2008, 30, (6), 3128-3140 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. A first experimental test of multilevel game theory: the PD case
    Applied Economics Letters, 2007, 15, (4), 261-264 Downloads
  2. Certification as a Viable Quality Assurance Mechanism in Transition Economies: Evidence, Theory, and Open Questions
    Prague Economic Papers, 2007, 2007, (2), 99-114 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Human Psychology and Economic Fluctuation. A New Basic Theory of Human Economics, Hideaki Tamura, Palgrave Macmillan 2006, pp. 192, $85.00, ISBN: 0-230-00482-2 (hbk)
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2007, 28, (5), 628-629 Downloads
  4. The effects of costless pre-play communication: Experimental evidence from games with Pareto-ranked equilibria
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2007, 132, (1), 274-290 Downloads View citations (202)
  5. When and why? A critical survey on coordination failure in the laboratory
    Experimental Economics, 2007, 10, (3), 331-344 Downloads View citations (244)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Editorial
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2006, 27, (3), 321-323 Downloads

2005

  1. Loss avoidance as selection principle: Evidence from simple stag-hunt games
    Economics Letters, 2005, 88, (1), 101-107 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Understanding Corruption and Corruptibility Through Experiments
    Prague Economic Papers, 2005, 2005, (2), 147-162 Downloads View citations (26)

2004

  1. Behavioral Game Theory, Colin F. Camerer, 2003, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, New York/Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, hardcover, 544 pages, ISBN:0691090394, $65.00
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2004, 25, (5), 671-674 Downloads
  2. Decisions, uncertainty, and the brain. The science of neuroeconomics, Paul W. Glimcher; The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2003, pages 375, ISBN 0-262-07244-0 (hbk), $37.95
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2004, 25, (6), 891-894 Downloads
  3. How financial incentives and cognitive abilities affect task performance in laboratory settings: an illustration
    Economics Letters, 2004, 85, (3), 315-320 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. Bertrand Price Undercutting: A Brief Classroom Demonstration
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2003, 34, (1), 21-26 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Charles R. Plott's collected papers on the experimental foundations of economic and political science
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2003, 24, (4), 555-575 Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. An Austrian (Mis)Reads Adam Smith: A critique of Rothbard as intellectual historian
    Review of Political Economy, 2002, 14, (3), 379-392 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Costs of Deception: Evidence from Psychology
    Experimental Economics, 2002, 5, (2), 111-131 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2001

  1. Capital Romance: Why Wall Street Fell in Love With Higher Education
    Education Economics, 2001, 9, (3), 293-311 Downloads View citations (2)

2000

  1. A game-theoretic explanation of the administrative lattice in institutions of higher learning
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2000, 43, (3), 377-391 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Trust, Reciprocity, and Social History: A Re-examination
    Experimental Economics, 2000, 3, (1), 81-100 Downloads View citations (75)

1999

  1. Gender differences in the laboratory: evidence from prisoner's dilemma games
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1999, 39, (3), 327-339 Downloads View citations (68)
  2. The Nature and Causes of Corporate Negligence, Sham Lectures, and Ecclesiastical Indolence: Adam Smith on Joint-Stock Companies, Teachers, and Preachers
    History of Political Economy, 1999, 31, (2), 297-315 Downloads View citations (6)

1997

  1. Game Theory and the Social Contract. Vol. II: Just Playing. By Ken Binmore. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1997. Pp. 540. $39.95
    Southern Economic Journal, 1997, 64, (1), 355-358 Downloads
  2. How to Survive in Postindustrial Environments
    The Journal of Higher Education, 1997, 68, (5), 483-501 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Teaching Tools: A Simple Principal-Agent Experiment for the Classroom
    Economic Inquiry, 1997, 35, (2), 443-50 View citations (2)

1996

  1. SELF-COMMAND IN ADAM SMITH'S THEORY OF MORAL SENTIMENTS
    Rationality and Society, 1996, 8, (1), 57-80 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. YES, ADAM SMITH WAS AN ECONOMIST (A VERY MODERN ONE INDEED)
    Rationality and Society, 1996, 8, (3), 348-352 Downloads

1995

  1. On the Origin of Convention: Evidence from Symmetric Bargaining Games
    International Journal of Game Theory, 1995, 24, (2), 187-212 View citations (24)

Books

2000

  1. Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (75)

Chapters

2017

  1. The beauty of simplicity? (Simple) heuristics and the opportunities yet to be realized
    Chapter 7 in Handbook of Behavioural Economics and Smart Decision-Making, 2017, pp 119-136 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2016

  1. Self-Regulatory Organizations under the Shadow of Governmental Oversight: An Experimental Investigation
    A chapter in Experiments in Organizational Economics, 2016, vol. 19, pp 85-104 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Understanding Social Impact Bonds and Their Alternatives: An Experimental Investigation
    A chapter in Experiments in Organizational Economics, 2016, vol. 19, pp 39-83 Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Certification and Self-regulation of Nonprofits, and the Institutional Choice between Them
    Chapter 19 in Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management, 2010 Downloads

2008

  1. The Recognition Heuristic: A Fast and Frugal Way to Investment Choice?
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (4)

2005

  1. The Cognitive Illusion Controversy: A Methodological Debate in Disguise That Matters to Economists
    Springer View citations (6)
 
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