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Workplace:Tinbergen Instituut (Tinbergen Institute), (more information at EDIRC)
Faculteit der Economische Wetenschappen (Erasmus School of Economics), Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (Erasmus University of Rotterdam), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. Don't demotivate, discriminate
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Task-specific Human Capital and Organizational Inertia
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads

2013

  1. Aggressive Reporting and Probabilistic Auditing in a Principles-Based Environment
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads

2012

  1. Do More Powerful Interest Groups have a Disproportionate Influence on Policy?
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Role of Performance Appraisals in Motivating Employees
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (5)
  3. What to put on and what to keep off the Table? A Politician's Choice of which Issues to address
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads

2011

  1. On the Role of Pre-Determined Rules for HRM Policies
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads

2010

  1. Decision Making and Learning in a Globalizing World
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Papers, European University Institute (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. When Galatea cares about her Reputation: How having Faith in your Workers reduces their Motivation to shine
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2013)

2009

  1. Why Are Residents Reluctant to Consult Attending Physicians?
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads

2008

  1. Is Transparency to No Avail? Committee Decision-Making, Pre-Meetings, and Credible Deals
    Economics Working Papers, European University Institute Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute (2007) Downloads

2007

  1. Confidence Management: On Interpersonal Comparisons in Teams
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (2013)

2006

  1. A Simple Model of Self-Assessments
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2009)
  2. Disciplining and Screening Top Executives
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Self-Perception Theory vs. a Dynamic Learning Model
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
  4. Transparency and Pre-meetings
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. On Committees of Experts
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2007)

2004

  1. Does Electoral Competition create Incentives for Political Parties to collect Information about the Pros and Cons of Alternative Policies?
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
  2. Polarization, Information Collection and Electoral Control
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Social Choice and Welfare (2006)
  3. Policy Makers, Advisors, and Reputation
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2007)

2003

  1. Do Elections lead to Informed Public Decisions?
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2006)
  2. Environmental Policy Choice under Uncertainty
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
  3. On the Composition of Committees
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Producing and Manipulating Information
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2005)
  5. Sequential Advocacy
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
  6. The Consequences of Endogenizing Information for Herd Behavior
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads

2002

  1. Delegation or Voting
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
  2. Deliberation, Information Aggregation and Collective Decision Making
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Vanity in Politics: A Problem?
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads

2001

  1. How Polarization and Political Instability affect Learning through Experimentation
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
  2. Producing and Manipulating Information: Private Information Providers versus Public Information Providers
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
  3. The Optimal Degree of Polarization
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2004)

1999

  1. The Effect of Fiscal Rules on Public Investment if Budget Deficits Are Politically Motivated
    Public Economics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    Also in Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute (1997) Downloads View citations (6)

1997

  1. A Theory of Policy Reversal
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads
  2. On the Role of the Governmental Agreement in Breaking Political Deadlocks
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (1)

1993

  1. Do Policy Makers, Disrtibutional Desires lead to an Inflationary Bias?
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Policy Modeling (1996)
  2. Economic Policy, Model Uncertainty and Elections
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economics and Politics (1998)
  3. Rational Voters, Election and Central Banks
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research

1992

  1. Estimation of Preference Weights in a Model of Monetary Policy with Multiplicative Uncertainty
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research
  2. Models of Voter Behaviour: An Application to the Netherlands
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research
  3. Rational Voters in Partisanship Model
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research View citations (4)
  4. The Advantage of Tying One's Economist's Hand: The Value of Information in a Monetary Policy Model
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research

1991

  1. In Search of the Motives Behind U.S. Fiscal Macroeconomic Economic Policy
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research
  2. Popularity Functions Based on the Partisan Theory
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (1993)
  3. Why Do Administrations Postpone Policy on Which There is Overall Agreement
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research

1990

  1. A VOTER MODEL BASED ON THE PARTISAN THEORY
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research
  2. THE ESTIMATION OF PREFERENCES BEHIND US MONETARY POLICY
    Working Papers, Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Institute for Economic Research

Undated

  1. Sharing Information through Delegation and Collaboration
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Learning from Others? Decision Rights, Strategic Communication, and Reputational Concerns
    American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2015, 7, (4), 109-49 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Confidence Management: On Interpersonal Comparisons in Teams
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2013, 22, (4), 744-767 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Is Transparency To No Avail?
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2013, 115, (4), 967-994 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. When Galatea cares about her reputation: How having faith in your workers reduces their motivation to shine
    European Economic Review, 2013, 60, (C), 91-104 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Why are junior doctors reluctant to consult attending physicians?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2010, 29, (2), 317-324 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. A Simple Model of Self-Assessment
    Economic Journal, 2009, 119, (539), 1225-1241 View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2008

  1. Adoption Subsidy Versus Technology Standards Under Asymmetric Information
    De Economist, 2008, 156, (3), 241-267 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. How Committees of Experts Interact with the Outside World: Some Theory, and Evidence from the FOMC
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2008, 6, (2-3), 478-486 Downloads View citations (36)
  3. In Defense of Boards
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2008, 17, (3), 667-682 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. The consequences of endogenizing information for the performance of a sequential decision procedure
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2008, 65, (3-4), 667-681 Downloads View citations (9)

2007

  1. On Committees of Experts
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122, (1), 337-372 Downloads View citations (69)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Policy makers, advisers, and reputation
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2007, 62, (4), 579-590 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. Do elections lead to informed public decisions?
    Public Choice, 2006, 129, (3), 435-460 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Polarization, Information Collection and Electoral Control
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2006, 26, (3), 527-545 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2005

  1. Producing and Manipulating Information
    Economic Journal, 2005, 115, (500), 185-199 View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. On the bad reputation of reputational concerns
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (12), 2817-2838 Downloads View citations (41)
  2. The optimal degree of polarization
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 20, (1), 255-262 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2003

  1. Polarization, Political Instability and Active Learning*
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2003, 105, (1), 1-14 Downloads

2002

  1. Budgetary Devices for Curbing Spending Prone Ministers and Bureaucrats
    Public Choice, 2002, 111, (3-4), 237-57 Downloads View citations (9)

2001

  1. A comment on sequential elections and overlapping terms: voting for US Senate
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2001, 46, (4), 437-440 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Why Do Policy Makers Give (Permanent) Power to Policy Advisers?
    Economics and Politics, 2001, 13, (1), 73-94 Downloads View citations (6)

2000

  1. Policy advice, secrecy, and reputational concerns
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2000, 16, (2), 257-271 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. When policy advisors cannot reach a consensus
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2000, 17, (3), 439-461 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Why do Workers Spend so Much Time on Inferior Tasks?
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2000, 156, (3), 501-
  4. Why political culture should be in the lexicon of economics
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2000, 16, (1), 1-4 Downloads View citations (24)

1999

  1. A Theory of Policy Advice
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1999, 15, (3), 602-14 View citations (6)
  2. Economic Outcomes and Voting Behaviour in a Multi-party System: An Application to the Netherlands
    Public Choice, 1999, 101, (3-4), 195-213 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Rational Voters, Elections, and Central Banks: Do Representative Democracies Need Nonrepresentative Institutions?
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1999, 21, (4), 515-525 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Voting on the Budget Deficit: Comment
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (5), 1377-1381 Downloads View citations (29)

1998

  1. Economic Policy, Model Uncertainty and Elections
    Economics and Politics, 1998, 10, (1), 85-103 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  2. Partisan Policies, Macroeconomic Performance and Political Support
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 1998, 20, (2), 367-386 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. The role of governmental agreements in breaking political deadlock
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1998, 14, (3), 561-572 Downloads
  4. Towards an economic theory of party ideology
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1998, 14, (2), 223-240 Downloads View citations (3)

1997

  1. Electoral and partisan cycles between US economic performance and presidential popularity: a comment on Stephen E. Haynes
    Applied Economics, 1997, 29, (12), 1585-1592 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Learning and Signalling by Advisor Selection
    Public Choice, 1997, 92, (3-4), 353-67 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Some evidence on policy makers' motives, macroeconomic performance and output-inflation trade-offs
    Applied Economics, 1997, 29, (2), 251-258 Downloads View citations (1)

1996

  1. Do policymakers' distributional desires lead to an inflationary bias?
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1996, 18, (1), 109-116 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  2. Government Spending Cycles: Ideological or Opportunistic?
    Public Choice, 1996, 89, (1-2), 183-200 View citations (30)
    Also in Public Choice, 1996, 89, (1), 183-200 (1996) Downloads View citations (15)

1994

  1. Partisan Views on the Economy
    Public Choice, 1994, 81, (1-2), 137-50 View citations (3)
  2. Partisan profiles in presidential policies: An extension of "presidential preferences for inflation versus unemployment"
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 1994, 16, (3), 553-558 Downloads View citations (1)

1993

  1. Popularity Functions Based on the Partisan Theory
    Public Choice, 1993, 75, (4), 339-56 View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1992

  1. The political economy of American monetary policy: T. Mayer, ed., (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990), ISBN 0-521-36316-0, [UK pound]30.00
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1992, 8, (1), 141-145 Downloads
 
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