Samuel Häfner

University of St. Gallen

Varnbuelstr. 14

Saint Gallen, St. Gallen CH-9000

Switzerland

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

DOWNLOADS

520

SSRN CITATIONS

0

CROSSREF CITATIONS

4

Scholarly Papers (9)

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
University of St. Gallen and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 188 (167,123)

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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: 40 Posted: 29 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Samuel Häfner and Curtis R. Taylor
University of St. Gallen and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 115 (249,880)

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

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Sorting in Iterated Incumbency Contests

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2017
Samuel Häfner and Georg Nöldeke
University of St. Gallen and University of BaselUniversity of Basel
Downloads 67 (350,117)
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Contests, Sorting, Incumbency Rents, Steady-State Equilibrium

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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
University of St. Gallen and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 44 (424,918)

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Contests, Teams, Tug-of-War

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Stable Biased Sampling

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Samuel Häfner
University of St. Gallen
Downloads 27 (500,980)

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

6.

A Tug-of-War Team Contest

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2016
Samuel Häfner
University of St. Gallen
Downloads 27 (500,980)
Citation 2

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

7.

Domestic Purchase Requirement

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Samuel Häfner and Yvan Lengwiler
University of St. Gallen and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics (WWZ)
Downloads 20 (541,814)
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Tariff-Rate Quota, Import, Contest, Oligopoly, Oligopsony, Trade

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Determining Risk Aversion in Share Auctions

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 14 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2019
Samuel Häfner
University of St. Gallen
Downloads 19 (548,041)

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Discriminatory share auctions, estimation, risk aversion, best-response violations

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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
University of St. Gallen and University of BaselUniversity of Basel
Downloads 13 (585,491)

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Contests, Pure-Strategy Equilibrium, Rent-Dissipation