David Gill

Purdue University, Department of Economics

610 Purdue Mall

West Lafayette, IN 47907

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A Novel Computerized Real Effort Task Based on Sliders

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Dec 2010
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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A Novel Computerized Real Effort Task Based on Sliders

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5801
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jul 2011
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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real effort task, slider task, design of laboratory experiments, learning and time effects, Individual heterogeneity

Cheating in the Workplace: An Experimental Study of the Impact of Bonuses and Productivity

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2013
Purdue University, Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Southampton
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Bonus, compensation, cheating, dishonesty, lying, employee crime, productivity, slider task, real effort, experiment

Cheating in the Workplace: An Experimental Study of the Impact of Bonuses and Productivity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6725
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Purdue University, Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Southampton
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bonus, compensation, cheating, dishonesty, lying, employee crime, productivity, slider task, real effort, experiment

A Structural Analysis of Disappointment Aversion in a Real Effort Competition

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2011
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Disappointment aversion, Loss aversion, Reference-dependent preferences, Reference point adjustment, Expectations, Tournament, Real effort experiment, Slider task

A Structural Analysis of Disappointment Aversion in a Real Effort Competition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4536
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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disappointment aversion, loss aversion, reference-dependent preferences, reference point adjustment, expectations, tournament, real effort experiment, slider task

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Soft Money and Hard Choices: Why Political Parties Might Legislate Against Soft Money Donations

Public Choice, Vol. 123, Nos. 3-4, pp. 411-438, 2005
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Jun 2009
David Gill
Purdue University, Department of Economics
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campaign finance, campaign finance reform, campaign funding, political funding, party funding, party finance, donations, political donations, access, political access, dual contributions, politcal action committee, soft money, campaign finance legislation

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Competition in Posted Prices With Stochastic Discounts

Economic Journal, Forthcoming, WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2019
David Gill and John E. Thanassoulis
Purdue University, Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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Posted prices, list prices, collusion, bargaining, negotiation, haggling, discounting, coupons, price takers.

Competition in Posted Prices with Stochastic Discounts

WBS Finance Group Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2015
David Gill and John E. Thanassoulis
Purdue University, Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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Posted prices, list prices, collusion, bargaining, negotiation, haggling, discounting, coupons, price takers

Using Goals to Motivate College Students: Theory and Evidence from Field Experiments

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2019
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Purdue University, Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
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Goal; Goal Setting; Higher Education; Field Experiment; Self-Control; Present Bias; Time Inconsistency; Commitment Device; Loss Aversion; Reference Point; Task-Based Goal; Performance-Based Goal; Self-Set Goal; Performance Uncertainty; Overconfidence; Student Effort; Student Performance; Educational

Using Goals to Motivate College Students: Theory and Evidence from Field Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10283
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2022
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Purdue University, Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
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overconfidence, performance uncertainty, self-set goal, performance-based goal, task-based goal, reference point, loss aversion, commitment device, time inconsistency, present bias, self-control, field experiment, higher education, goal setting, goal, student effort, student performance, educational attainment, MOOC

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Cognitive Ability and Learning to Play Equilibrium: A Level-k Analysis

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Apr 2012
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Cognitive ability, Bounded rationality, Learning, Convergence, Level-k, Non-equilibrium behavior, Beauty contest, Repeated games, Structural modeling, Theory of mind, Intelligence, Raven test

First-Place Loving and Last-Place Loathing: How Rank in the Distribution of Performance Affects Effort Provision

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2017
Purdue University, Department of Economics, PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Relative performance evaluation; Relative performance feedback; Rank order feedback; Dynamic effort provision; Real effort experiment; Flat wage; Fixed wage; Taste for rank; Status seeking; Social esteem; Self esteem; Public feedback; Private feedback

First-Place Loving and Last-Place Loathing: How Rank in the Distribution of Performance Affects Effort Provision

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9286
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Purdue University, Department of Economics, PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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relative performance evaluation, relative performance feedback, rank order feedback, dynamic effort provision, real effort experiment, flat wage, fixed wage, taste for rank, status seeking, social esteem, self esteem, public feedback, private feedback

Cognitive Ability, Character Skills, and Learning to Play Equilibrium: A Level-k Analysis

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Cognitive ability; character skills; personality traits; level-k; bounded rationality; learning; convergence; non-equilibrium behavior; beauty contest; repeated games; structural modeling; theory of mind; intelligence; IQ; cognition; Raven test

Cognitive Ability, Character Skills, and Learning to Play Equilibrium: A Level-K Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8236
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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cognitive ability, character skills, personality traits, level-k, bounded rationality, learning, convergence, non-equilibrium behavior, beauty contest, repeated games, structural modeling, theory of mind, intelligence, IQ, cognition, Raven test

Gender Differences and Dynamics in Competition: The Role of Luck

Quantitative Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2013
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Labor market outcomes, Gender gap, Experiment, Real effort, Career development, Competition, Productivity, Relative performance evaluation, Tournament, Luck, Wining, Losing

Gender Differences and Dynamics in Competition: The Role of Luck

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5022
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jul 2010
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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behavioral preferences, real effort experiment, gender differences, gender gap, competition, competition aversion, tournament, luck, win, loss, narrow framing

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The Creativity Premium

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2021
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Creativity, skills, life outcomes, children, longitudinal, labor market, wages, earnings, occupational category, educational attainment, practical skills, experience, cognitive ability, human capital

The Creativity Premium

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14421
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jun 2021
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Bargaining on Markets with Price Takers: Too Many Bargainers Spoil the Broth

European Economic Review, Forthcoming, WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 100
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 May 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2019
John E. Thanassoulis and David Gill
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School and Purdue University, Department of Economics
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Bargaining, Price takers, List Price, Consumer Surplus, Posted Price, Consumer Welfare, Outside Option, Negotiation

Beliefs, Learning, and Personality in the Indefinitely Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2024
David Gill and Yaroslav Rosokha
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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Indefinitely repeated prisoner's dilemma, infinitely repeated prisoner's dilemma, cooperation, optimism, beliefs, belief elicitation, supergame strategies, level-k, bounded rationality, clustering, learning, best response, experimentation, strategy revision, personality, agreeableness, trust

Beliefs, Learning, and Personality in the Indefinitely Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15492
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 22 Aug 2022
David Gill and Yaroslav Rosokha
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University
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infinitely repeated prisoner’s dilemma, cooperation, optimism, belief elicitation, supergame strategies, experimentation, trust, experiment

Cognitive Skills and the Development of Strategic Sophistication

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Dec 2018
Eduardo Fe and David Gill
University of Manchester and Purdue University, Department of Economics
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Cognitive skills, theory-of-mind, cognitive ability, fluid intelligence, strategic sophistication, age, children, experiment; level-k, bounded rationality, non-equilibrium thinking, intentions, gift-exchange game, competitive game, strategic game, strategic interaction

Cognitive Skills and the Development of Strategic Sophistication

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11326
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Eduardo Fe and David Gill
University of Manchester and Purdue University, Department of Economics
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cognitive skills, theory-of-mind, cognitive ability, fluid intelligence, strategic sophistication, age, children, experiment, level-k, bounded rationality, non-equilibrium thinking, intentions, gift-exchange game, competitive game, strategic game, strategic interaction

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Fairness and Desert in Tournaments

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 69, No. 2, pp. 346-364, 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2010
David Gill and Rebecca Stone
Purdue University, Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Desert, Equity, Tournament, Loss Aversion, Reference-Dependent Preferences, Reference Point, Psychological Game Theory, Status, Relative Performance Evaluation

Using Response Times to Measure Strategic Complexity and the Value of Thinking in Games

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Response time, decision time, thinking time, strategic complexity, game theory, strategic games, repeated games, beauty contest, cognitive ability, personality

Using Response Times to Measure Strategic Complexity and the Value of Thinking in Games

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10518
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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response time, decision time, thinking time, strategic complexity, game theory, strategic games, repeated games, beauty contest, cognitive ability, personality

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Strategic Complexity and the Value of Thinking

Economic Journal, forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2023
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Response time; decision time; thinking time; strategic complexity; game theory; strategic games; repeated games; beauty contest; cognitive ability; personality

Strategic Complexity and the Value of Thinking

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15275
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 19 May 2022
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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response time, decision time, deliberation time, thinking time, complexity, level-k, game theory, strategic game, repeated games, beauty contest, cognitive ability, personality

Cognitive Skills, Strategic Sophistication, and Life Outcomes

Journal of Political Economy, accepted
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 12 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 31 May 2023
Eduardo Fe, David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
University of Manchester, Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Cognitive skills; theory-of-mind; cognitive ability; fluid intelligence; children; experiment; strategic sophistication; level-k; bounded rationality; non-equilibrium thinking; intentions; gift-exchange game; competitive game; strategic game; ALSPAC; social skills; adult outcomes; life outcomes; e

Cognitive Skills, Strategic Sophistication, and Life Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13901
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 01 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2022
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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adult outcomes, social skills, ALSPAC, strategic game, competitive game, gift-exchange game, intentions, non-equilibrium thinking, bounded rationality, level-k, strategic sophistication, experiment, children, fluid intelligence, cognitive ability, theory-of-mind, cognitive skills, life outcomes, education, fertility, labor market, wages, employment, school spending, childhood intervention

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Desert and Inequity Aversion in Teams

Journal of Public Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2015
David Gill and Rebecca Stone
Purdue University, Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Desert, Deservingness, Equity, Inequity aversion, Loss aversion, Reference-dependent preferences, Guilt, Reciprocity, Social norms, Team production

Desert and Inequity Aversion in Teams

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8444
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
David Gill and Rebecca Stone
Purdue University, Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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desert, deservingness, equity, inequity aversion, loss aversion, reference-dependent preferences, guilt, reciprocity, social norms, team production

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How Cognitive Skills Affect Strategic Behavior: Cognitive Ability, Fluid Intelligence and Judgment

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jun 2023
Purdue University, Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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cognitive ability, judgment, fluid intelligence, matrix reasoning, beauty contest, strategic sophistication, level-$k$, experiment, game theory

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The Optimal Choice of Pre-Launch Reviewer

Journal of Economic Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
David Gill and Daniel Sgroi
Purdue University, Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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tests, public test, test toughness, test decision, product launch, endorsements, reviewers, certification, Bayesian learning, information transmission, information, bias, marketing, monopoly, pricing

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Strategic Disclosure of Intermediate Research Results

Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 17(3), 733-758
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
David Gill
Purdue University, Department of Economics
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Disclosure, Signalling, Intermediate Research Results, Intermediate Research, Multi-Step Research, Spillovers, R&D, Patent, Patent Office, Patent Policy, Patent Contest, Knowledge, Knowledge Spillovers, Information Spillovers, Information, Development Cost, Exit, Strategic Deterrence, Deterrence

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The Creativity Premium: Exploring the Link Between Childhood Creativity and Life Outcomes

Journal of Political Economy Microeconomics, forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2024
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Creativity, skills, life outcomes, children, longitudinal, labor market, wages, earnings, occupational category, educational attainment, practical skills, experience, cognitive ability, human capital

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Sequential Decisions with Tests

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 663-678, 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2009
David Gill and Daniel Sgroi
Purdue University, Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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herding, cascade, learning, herd manipulation, tests, information transmission, endorsement, sequential decisions, public test, tough test

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Measuring Costly Effort Using the Slider Task

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11411
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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experimental methodology, real effort, effort provision, cost of effort, slider task, design of laboratory experiments, unobserved heterogeneity