Nicola Lacetera

University of Toronto - Strategic Management

Assistant professor

Canada

University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management

Assistant professor

Canada

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

The Effects of Increasing Competition and Uncertainty on Incentives and Extreme-Value Outcomes in Innovation Contests

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper, Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2008-6
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
Kevin Boudreau, Nicola Lacetera and Karim R. Lakhani
Northeastern University - Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Dept. of Economics; College of Computer & Information SciencesHarvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group
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Citation 3

Abstract:

innovation contests, competition, innovation, problem-solving, search, complexity, distributed innovation, platforms

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Different Missions and Commitment Power in R&D Organization: Theory and Evidence on Industry-University Alliances

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2015
Nicola Lacetera
University of Toronto - Strategic Management
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Citation 11

Abstract:

R&D Organization, Firm Boundaries, Industry-University Relations

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Inside or Outside the IP-System? Business Creation in Academia

Research Policy, Vol. 39, pp. 1060–1069, 2010,
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
Riccardo Fini, Nicola Lacetera and Scott Shane
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Academic entrepreneurship, Business creation, Knowledge transfer

Viral Altruism? Charitable Giving and Social Contagion in Online Networks

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2437463
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 May 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Angelo Mele
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
Downloads 190 (134,268)

Abstract:

online networks, diffusion, pro-social behavior, network effects

Viral Altruism? Generosity and Social Contagion in Online Networks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8171
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 May 2014
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Angelo Mele
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Abstract:

altruism, fundraising, social media, network effects, field experiments

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Citation 11

Academic Entrepreneurship

Managerial and Decision Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
Nicola Lacetera
University of Toronto - Strategic Management
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Citation 11

Abstract:

Academic Entrepreneurship, R&D Organization and Strategy, Science and Technology Policy

Academic Entrepreneurship

The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, DOI: 10.1057/978113729467
Posted: 22 Nov 2013
Riccardo Fini, Nicola Lacetera and Scott Shane
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Licensing, R&D Organization, Radical Innovation, Research And Development, Science And Innovation, Science Policy

Individual Preferences, Organization, and Competition in a Model of R&D Incentive Provision

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Nicola Lacetera and Lorenzo Zirulia
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics
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Citation 3

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Incentive Pay, Non-Monetary Motives, Knowledge Spillovers, Competition, Innovation

Individual Preferences, Organization, and Competition in a Model of R&D Incentive Provision

NBER Working Paper No. w17031
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 May 2011
Nicola Lacetera and Lorenzo Zirulia
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment

Milton Friedman Institute Working Paper No. 2011-010, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2011-010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2012
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Robert Slonim
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and The University of Sydney
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Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w17636
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2011
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Robert Slonim
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and The University of Sydney
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Heuristic Thinking and Limited Attention in the Car Market

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2010
Nicola Lacetera, Devin G. Pope and Justin R. Sydnor
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Case Western Reserve University
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Heuristic Thinking, Inattention, Automobiles, Behavioral Economics

Heuristic Thinking and Limited Attention in the Car Market

NBER Working Paper No. w17030
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 May 2011
Nicola Lacetera, Devin G. Pope and Justin R. Sydnor
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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The Economics of Scientific Misconduct

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2011
Nicola Lacetera and Lorenzo Zirulia
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Research and publication process, peer review, fraud

10.

Different Yokes for Different Folks: Individual Preferences, Institutional Logics, and the Commercialization of Academic Research

SPANNING BOUNDARIES AND DISCIPLINES: UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION IN THE IDEA AGE-ADVANCES IN THE STUDY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Gary Libecap and Marie Thursby, eds., Vol. 21, pp. 1–25, Innovation and Economic Growth, 2010,
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Riccardo Fini and Nicola Lacetera
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Toronto - Strategic Management
Downloads 109 (153,550)
Citation 1

Abstract:

commercialization of academic research, institutional logics, individual preferences, scientific community

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Viral Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment of Social Contagion in On-Line Networks

NET Institute Working Paper No. 12-16
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Angelo Mele
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Abstract:

Online networks, diffusion, pro-social behavior, network effects

12.

Motivating Altruism: A Field Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3770
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

incentives, altruism, public good provision, pro-social behavior, public health

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Will There Be Blood? Incentives and Substitution Effects in Pro-Social Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4567
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Robert Slonim
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and The University of Sydney
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Citation 2

Abstract:

incentives, altruism, public good provision, pro-social behavior, public health

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Social Image Concerns and Pro-Social Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3771
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

incentives, awards, public good provision, pro-social behavior, public health, social prestige

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Do All Material Incentives for Prosocial Activities Backfire? The Response to Cash and Non-Cash Incentives for Blood Donations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4458
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Citation 5

Abstract:

incentives, altruism, public good provision, pro-social behavior, public health

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Is high-Quality Production Location-Specific? Evidence from the Automobile Industry

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2011
Nicola Lacetera and Justin R. Sydnor
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Case Western Reserve University
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Abstract:

Performance differences, Location of production, Multinationals, Automobile industry

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Rewarding Volunteers: A Field Experiment - Online Appendix

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Robert Slonim
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and The University of Sydney
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Abstract:

field experiments, altruism,incentives, blood donation, spillovers, displacement

Incentives and Ethics in the Economics of Body Parts

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2905069, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14/2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Nicola Lacetera
University of Toronto - Strategic Management
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Abstract:

Contested commodities, controversial markets, blood and organ donations, law and economics

Incentives and Ethics in the Economics of Body Parts

NBER Working Paper No. w22673
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Nicola Lacetera
University of Toronto - Strategic Management
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Efficiency-Morality Trade-Offs in Repugnant Transactions: A Choice Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6085
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Abstract:

repugnant transactions, efficiency, morality, markets, preferences

Efficiency-Morality Trade-Offs in Repugnant Transactions: A Choice Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w22632
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Efficiency-Morality Trade-Offs in Repugnant Transactions: A Choice Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10187
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 19 Sep 2016
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Abstract:

repugnant transactions, efficiency, morality, markets, preferences

Removing Financial Barriers to Organ and Bone Marrow Donation: The Effect of Leave and Tax Legislation in the U.S

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6814
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Sarah Stith
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Abstract:

incentives, altruism, organ donation, bone marrow donation

Removing Financial Barriers to Organ and Bone Marrow Donation: the Effect of Leave and Tax Legislation in the U.S

NBER Working Paper No. w18299
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Sarah Stith
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Removing Financial Barriers to Organ and Bone Marrow Donation: The Effect of Leave and Tax Legislation in the U.S. - Online Appendix

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Sarah Stith
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Abstract:

organ donation, bone marrow donation, leave and tax legislation, incentives

22.

Digitization and the Contract Labor Market: A Research Agenda

NBER Working Paper No. w19525
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Would You Buy a Honda Made in the U.S.? The Impact of Production Location on Manufacturing Quality

NBER Working Paper No. w18005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Nicola Lacetera and Justin R. Sydnor
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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The Effects of Information, Social and Economic Incentives on Voluntary Undirected Blood Donations: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Argentina

NBER Working Paper No. w18630
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Victor Iajya, Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Robert Slonim
Universidad Nacional de Tucumán - Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and The University of Sydney
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Above a Swamp: A Theory of High-Quality Scientific Production

NBER Working Paper No. w21143
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Bralind Kiri, Nicola Lacetera and Lorenzo Zirulia
TOBB University of Economics and Technology, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Bid Takers or Market Makers? The Effect of Auctioneers on Auction Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w19731
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Does Information Help or Hinder Job Applicants from Less Developed Countries in Online Markets?

NBER Working Paper No. w18720
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Nicola Lacetera and Elizabeth Lyons
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Sacred Values? The Effect of Information on Attitudes Toward Payments for Human Organs

NBER Working Paper No. w20866
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jan 2015
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Estimating the Effect of Salience in Wholesale and Retail Car Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w18820
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of Toronto - Strategic Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of California, Riverside (UCR) - A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Understanding Repugnance: Implications for Public Policy

Serie Documentos de Trabajo, Nro. 614
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Oct 2017
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Economic Development and the Regulation of Morally Contentious Activities

NBER Working Paper No. w23214
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Paola Salardi
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs
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Social Image Concerns and Prosocial Behavior: Field Evidence from a Nonlinear Incentive Scheme

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 76, No. 2, 2010
Posted: 12 Mar 2011
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School

Abstract:

Incentives, Awards, Public good provision, Prosocial behavior, Public health, Social prestige

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Multiple Missions and Academic Entrepreneurship

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Nicola Lacetera
University of Toronto - Strategic Management

Abstract:

Academic research, Colleges & universities, Commercialization, Entrepreneurial faculty, Industrial research, Technology transfer, Market entry, R&D

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Will There Be Blood? Incentives and Substitution Effects in Pro-Social Behavior

American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon) Paper
Posted: 06 Jul 2011
Mario Macis, Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and The University of Sydney

Abstract:

altruism, Incentives, pro-social behavior, public good provision, public health