Samuel Häfner

Web3 Foundation

Zug

Switzerland

University of St. Gallen

Varnbuelstr. 14

Saint Gallen, St. Gallen CH-9000

Switzerland

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

DOWNLOADS

742

SSRN CITATIONS

3

CROSSREF CITATIONS

3

Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Advice Is Cheap: Information Is Not!

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2018
Samuel Häfner and Curtis R. Taylor
Web3 Foundation and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 199 (187,179)

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Consultant, Expert, Information Acquisition, Reputation, Referrals, Fake News

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On Young Turks and Yes Men: Optimal Contracting for Advice

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2021
Samuel Häfner and Curtis R. Taylor
Web3 Foundation and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 154 (233,639)
Citation 1

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information, p-hacking, reporting bias, scoring rule, research

3.

Blockchains, Front-Running, and Candle Auctions

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 May 2021
Samuel Häfner and Alistair Stewart
Web3 Foundation and Web3 Foundation
Downloads 88 (348,800)

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auctions, blockchains, front-running, random ending time

4.

Sorting in Iterated Incumbency Contests

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2017
Samuel Häfner and Georg Nöldeke
Web3 Foundation and University of BaselUniversity of Basel
Downloads 73 (388,960)

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Contests, Sorting, Incumbency Rents, Steady-State Equilibrium

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Risk Aversion in Share Auctions: Estimating Import Rents from TRQs in Switzerland

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2021
Samuel Häfner
Web3 Foundation
Downloads 45 (488,959)

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Discriminatory share auctions, estimation, risk aversion, best-response violations, tariff-rate quota, import rents

6.

Eternal Peace in the Tug-of-War?

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2016-09
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Samuel Häfner and Kai A. Konrad
Web3 Foundation and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 44 (493,388)

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Contests, Teams, Tug-of-War

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Allocating Tariff-Rate Quotas: The Case of Domestic Purchase Requirement

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Samuel Häfner and Yvan Lengwiler
Web3 Foundation and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics (WWZ)
Downloads 33 (546,457)
Citation 1

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Tariff-Rate Quota, Import, Contest, Oligopoly, Oligopsony, Trade

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A Tug-of-War Team Contest

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2016
Samuel Häfner
Web3 Foundation
Downloads 28 (574,692)
Citation 4

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Team Contests, Multi-Stage Contests, Tug-of-War, All-Pay Auction, Absorbing Markov Chain

9.

Stable Biased Sampling

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Samuel Häfner
Web3 Foundation
Downloads 27 (580,775)

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Sampling Best Response Dynamics, Sampling Bias, Evolutionary Second-Best, Two-Speed Dynamics, Tikhonov's Theorem, Practical Asymptotic Stability

10.

Crossing the Valley of Death: An R&D Race with Moral Hazard and Multiple Prizes

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2020
Samuel Häfner
Web3 Foundation
Downloads 24 (600,145)

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Continuous-Time Race, Multiple Prizes, Market Entry, External Funding, Moral Hazard, Multiple Principals

11.

Working for References

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
Samuel Häfner and Curtis R. Taylor
Web3 Foundation and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 14 (670,220)

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Bonus Contract, General Equilibrium, Job History, Moral Hazard, Referrals, Unemployment

12.

Payoff Shares in Two-Player Contests

University of Basel, Faculty of Business and Economics, WWZ Discussion Paper 2014/11
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
Samuel Häfner and Georg Nöldeke
Web3 Foundation and University of BaselUniversity of Basel
Downloads 13 (677,767)

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Contests, Pure-Strategy Equilibrium, Rent-Dissipation