Thomas Buser

University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)

Roetersstraat 11

Amsterdam, North Holland 1018 WB

Netherlands

http://sites.google.com/site/thomasbuser/

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w18576
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM)
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Gender and Willingness to Compete for High Stakes

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2022
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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gender differences, competitiveness, willingness to compete, game show

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Do Women Give Up Competing More Easily? Evidence from the Lab and the Dutch Math Olympiad

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 16-096/I
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2016
Thomas Buser and Huaiping Yuan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 291 (147,053)
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willingness to compete, gender, feedback, career decisions, laboratory experiment

Can Competitiveness Predict Education and Labor Market Outcomes? Evidence from Incentivized Choice and Survey Measures

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM)
Downloads 165 (249,926)
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competitiveness, career decisions, validated survey measures

Can Competitiveness Predict Education and Labor Market Outcomes? Evidence From Incentivized Choice and Survey Measures

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2020-048/I
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Sep 2020
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM)
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competitiveness, career decisions, validated survey measures

Can Competitiveness Predict Education and Labor Market Outcomes? Evidence from Incentivized Choice and Survey Measures

NBER Working Paper No. w28916
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2022
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM)
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The Effect of Income on Religiousness

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4801
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jun 2014
Thomas Buser
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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religion, income effects, regression discontinuity

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Stress Reactions Cannot Explain the Gender Gap in Willingness to Compete

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 15-059/I
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 May 2015
Thomas Buser, Anna Dreber and Johanna Mollerstrom
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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gender, competitiveness, stress, cortisol, lab experiment

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Measuring Responsiveness to Feedback as a Personal Trait

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 16-043/I
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jun 2016
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), University of Hamburg - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Center for Experimental Economics and political Decision making (CREED)
Downloads 135 (293,184)
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Bayesian updating, feedback, confidence, identity, competitive behavior

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Gender, Willingness to Compete and Career Choices Along the Whole Ability Distribution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10976
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2022
Thomas Buser, Noemi Peter and Stefan C. Wolter
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), University of Groningen and Swiss Coordination Centre for Research in Education (SKBF)
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career decisions, gender, willingness to compete, experiment

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The Flipside of Comparative Payment Schemes

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 13-190/I
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Thomas Buser and Anna Dreber
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics
Downloads 127 (306,992)
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comparative pay; competition; cooperation; gender differences; incentive schemes

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Gender and Redistribution: Experimental Evidence

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 16-063/I
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Aug 2016
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Center for Experimental Economics and political Decision making (CREED)
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gender, redistribution, overconfidence, risk attitudes, voting, taxation

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Public Speaking Aversion

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2020-074/I
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Jan 2021
Thomas Buser and Huaiping Yuan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 106 (350,885)

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public speaking, validated survey measures, human capital, career choice

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Fairness and Willingness to Compete

NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 08/2021
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Mar 2021
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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Competitiveness, Fairness

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Handedness Predicts Social Preferences: Evidence Connecting the Lab to the Field

Tinbergen Discussion Paper TI 10-119/3
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Thomas Buser
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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social preferences, handedness, external validity of lab experiments

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Do Gays Shy Away from Competition? Do Lesbians Compete Too Much?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9382
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Thomas Buser, Lydia Geijtenbeek and Erik Plug
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), University of Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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experiments, sexual orientation, gender, competitiveness, education, earnings

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Gender Differences in Willingness to Compete: The Role of Public Observability

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Jul 2017
Thomas Buser, Eva Ranehill and Roel van Veldhuizen
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), University of Gothenburg - Department of Economics and WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Downloads 85 (400,746)
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gender differences, competitiveness, social image, experiment

The Impact of Losing in a Competition on the Willingness to Seek Further Challenges

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4904
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Thomas Buser
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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competition, challenge seeking, career decisions, laboratory experiment, gender

The Impact of Losing in a Competition on the Willingness to Seek Further Challenges

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-083/I
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2014
Thomas Buser
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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competition, challenge seeking, career decisions, laboratory experiment, gender

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Competitiveness, Gender and Handedness: A Large-Sample Intercultural Study

NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 02/2020
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jan 2020
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Harvard University - Program for Evolutionary Dynamics and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
Downloads 64 (467,969)
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The Impact of Positive and Negative Income Changes on the Height and Weight of Young Children

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8130
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 May 2014
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM), University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) - Ecuador and INEC (Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos)
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cash transfers, health outcomes, developing country, poverty reduction

The Origins of Gender Differences in Competitiveness and Earnings Expectations: Causal Evidence from a Mentoring Intervention

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2021-093/I
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
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competitiveness, gender, socioeconomic status, inequality, earnings expectations

The Origins of Gender Differences in Competitiveness and Earnings Expectations: Causal Evidence from a Mentoring Intervention

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14800
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 May 2022
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
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competitiveness, gender, socioeconomic status, inequality, earnings expectations

The Origins of Gender Differences in Competitiveness and Earnings Expectations: Causal Evidence from a Mentoring Intervention

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Mar 2022
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
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competitiveness, earnings expectations, gender, Inequality, socioeconomic status

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How Does the Gender Difference in Willingness to Compete Evolve with Experience?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 16-017/I
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Mar 2016
Thomas Buser
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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competitiveness, gender, feedback, career decisions, laboratory experiment

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Using Genes to Explore the Effects of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills on Education and Labor Market Outcomes

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2021-088/I
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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personality traits, economic preferences, cognitive skills, labor markets, education

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Hormones and Social Preferences

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper TI 11-046/3
Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Thomas Buser
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)

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social preferences, 2D:4D, testosterone, progesterone, oxytocin