Sera Linardi

University of Pittsburgh

Assistant Professor

135 N Bellefield Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Approximately Efficient Resource Allocation: A Theoretical and Experimental Evaluation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2023
Microsoft Research, University of San Francisco, University of Pittsburgh, Microsoft Research, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Plural Technology Collaboratory, Microsoft Research Special Projects
Downloads 414 (127,290)
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random assignment, cardinal utility, raffles, approximate Pareto efficiency, price of anarchy, experimental economics

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Violence and Cell Phone Communication: Behavior and Prediction in Cote D’Ivoire

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Nov 2014
University of Essex - Department of Government, New York University (NYU) and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 213 (253,713)
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prediction, information aggregation, communication, violence, machine learning, conflict prevention, big data, information and communications technology

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Experienced and Prospective Wait in Queues: A Behavioral Investigation

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2023
Jing Luo, León Valdés and Sera Linardi
University of Science and Technology Beijing - Dongling School of Economics and Management, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 166 (316,835)

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Behavioral queuing; behavioral operations; experiment; waiting disutility; BDM mechanism

4.

Wallflowers: Experimental Evidence of an Aversion to Standing Out

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 30 May 2016
Daniel Jones and Sera Linardi
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public & International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 132 (381,343)
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reputation, prosocial, altruism, gender, lab experiment, field experiment, charitable contribution, volunteering, social influence

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The Price of Religion: An Experiment on the Effect of Religious Prohibitions on Economic Behavior

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 May 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2023
University of Pittsburgh, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Florida State University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management and Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada
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Globalization and Willingness to Support the Poor in Developing Countries: An Experiment in India

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Nov 2019
Sera Linardi and Nita Rudra
University of Pittsburgh and Georgetown University
Downloads 105 (451,901)
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FDI, redistribution, dictator game, India, poor, foreign investment, ideology, globalization

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The Role of Effort Cost Perception in Outcome Bias

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2021
University of San Francisco, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 97 (477,326)

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outcome bias, reciprocity, real effort, visual, non-payoff relevant dimension, effort cost perception

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Accounting for Noise in the Microfoundations of Information Aggregation

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Apr 2016
Sera Linardi
University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 96 (480,563)

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Information aggregation, noisy communication protocols, common knowledge, prediction markets

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Robustness of Relational Contracts to Interruptions in Employer-Worker Gift Exchange Experiments

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 May 2019
Colin Camerer and Sera Linardi
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 75 (558,325)
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experimental economics, gift exchange, relational contracts, behavioral economics

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Awareness of Low Self-Control: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Elif Halafir and Sera Linardi
Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 74 (562,672)

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Self-control; consumer behavior; surveys; commitment devices; awareness; sophistication

11.

Competition as a Savings Incentive: A Field Experiment at a Homeless Shelter

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Sera Linardi and Tomomi Tanaka
University of Pittsburgh and The World Bank
Downloads 73 (567,021)
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Field experiment, Savings, Income, Competition, Poverty, Social services, Homelessness, Time inconsistency, Participation

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To Mask or Not to Mask: Salience of Risk and the Efficacy of Government Messaging

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Feb 2021
Lucy Gillespie, Daniel Jones and Sera Linardi
University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, Students, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public & International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 70 (580,052)

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salience, voluntary compliance, health, messaging, government, masks, COVID-19

13.

Project 412Connect: Bridging Students and Communities

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Washington University in St. Louis - Division of Computational & Data Sciences, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, Students
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platform design, mechanism design for social good, recommendation systems, badge design, Black-owned businesses, student engagement

14.

Peer Coordination and Communication Following Disaster Warnings: An Experimental Framework

Safety Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Sera Linardi
University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 50 (682,625)

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Disaster, coordination, common resource, communication, experiment, risk

15.

How to get-toilet-paper.com? Provision of Information as a Public Good

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jun 2021
University of Pittsburgh, University of San Francisco, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 44 (720,023)

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get-toilet-paper.com, public good provision, crowdsourcing, information aggregation

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Short-Circuiting Crime: Evidence From a Post-incarceration Field Experiment

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Nov 2022
Marco Castillo, Sera Linardi and Ragan Petrie
Texas A&M University, University of Pittsburgh and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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recidivism, aftercare services, goals, field experiment

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No Excuses for Good Behavior: Volunteering and the Social Environment

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 95, No. 5-6, 445–454 (2011)
Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Sera Linardi and Margaret McConnell
University of Pittsburgh and Harvard University

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Prosocial behavior, Experiments, Voluntary contributions, Labor, Social image, Organizational design