Alain Cohn

University of Michigan

105 S State St

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Social Comparison in the Workplace: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5550
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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compensation, fairness, field experiment, social comparison

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Evidence for Countercyclical Risk Aversion: An Experiment with Financial Professionals

American Economic Review, Forthcoming, UBS Center Working Paper Series Working Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Information Technology, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Countercyclical Risk Aversion, Experiment, Financial Professionals

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Why Do the Rich Oppose Redistribution? An Experiment with America’s Top 5%

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
University of Michigan, University of Kiel - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, New York University and Maastricht University
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redistribution, social preferences, experimental economics, inequality

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Bad Boys: How Criminal Identity Salience Affects Rule Violation

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 13 May 2015
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Swiss Prison Staff Training Center
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Dishonesty, identity, crime, prison, experiment

Laboratory Measure of Cheating Predicts Misbehavior at School

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5613
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Alain Cohn and Michel André Maréchal
University of Michigan and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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cheating, honesty, experiment, external validity, misbehavior

Laboratory Measure of Cheating Predicts School Misconduct

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 205, Revised version
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
Alain Cohn and Michel André Maréchal
University of Michigan and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 132 (270,926)
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Cheating, honesty, experiment, external validity, misconduct

Do Professional Norms in the Banking Industry Favor Risk-Taking?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6398
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Apr 2017
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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risk culture, banking industry, experiment

Do Professional Norms in the Banking Industry Favor Risk-Taking?

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Mar 2017
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Risk culture, banking industry, experiment

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Honesty in the Digital Age

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6996
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2018
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and Harvard University
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cheating, honesty, private information, communication, digitization, lying costs

Honesty in the Digital Age

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 280, Revised version
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2021
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and ETH Zurich, Center for Law & Economics
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Honesty, cheating, human interaction, digitization, social image, screening

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Fair Wages and Effort Provision: Combining Evidence from the Lab and the Field

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jan 2013
Alain Cohn, Ernst Fehr and Lorenz Goette
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Fairness Perception, Positive Reciprocity, Field Experiment, Wage Increase

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Priming in Economics

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 226
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 May 2016
Alain Cohn and Michel André Maréchal
University of Michigan and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Priming, experiment, identity, endogenous preferences

Frequent Job Changes Can Signal Poor Work Attitude and Reduce Employability

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 210, Revised version
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2019
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Employability, Work Attitude, Job Mobility

Frequent Job Changes Can Signal Poor Work Attitude and Reduce Employability

CESifo Working Paper No. 7976
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Dec 2019
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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What Do Lost Wallets Tell Us About Survey Measures of Social Capital?

CESifo Working Paper No. 8418
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jul 2020
University of Utah - Department of Management, University of Michigan, University of Zurich and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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What Do Cross-country Surveys Tell Us About Social Capital?

University of Zurich, Deparment of Economics, Working Paper No. 352, 2020, Revised version
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2020
University of Utah - Department of Management, University of Michigan, University of Zurich and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Social capital, trust, honesty, field experiment, surveys

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Bad Boys: How Criminal Identity Salience Affects Rule Violation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5363
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Swiss Prison Staff Training Center
Downloads 47 (490,654)
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dishonesty, identity, crime, prison, experiment