Robert D. Metcalfe

University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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A New Approach to an Age-Old Problem: Solving Externalities by Incenting Workers Directly

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2016-16
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Jun 2016
Greer K Gosnell, John A. List and Robert D. Metcalfe
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics
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Worker Incentives, Fuel Efficiency, Performance Feedback, Employee Effort, Information, Targets, Prosocial Incentives, Field Experiment, Aviation

A New Approach to an Age-Old Problem: Solving Externalities by Incenting Workers Directly

NBER Working Paper No. w22316
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2016
Greer K Gosnell, John A. List and Robert D. Metcalfe
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics
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Subjective Well-Being: Weather Matters; Climate Doesn't

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 25
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
John Feddersen, Robert D. Metcalfe and Mark Wooden
University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College, University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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Neighbors, Knowledge, and Nuggets: Two Natural Field Experiments on the Role of Incentives on Energy Conservation

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2589269
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2015
Paul Dolan and Robert D. Metcalfe
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics
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social norms, information, financial incentives, natural field experiment, energy consumption

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The Behavioralist as Tax Collector: Using Natural Field Experiments to Enhance Tax Compliance

NBER Working Paper No. w20007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Mar 2014
Michael Hallsworth, John A. List, Robert D. Metcalfe and Ivo Vlaev
Imperial College London, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics and Imperial College London
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The Making of Homo Honoratus: From Omission to Commission

NBER Working Paper No. w21210
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Michael Hallsworth, John A. List, Robert D. Metcalfe and Ivo Vlaev
Imperial College London, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics and Imperial College London
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Harnessing Policy Complementarities to Conserve Energy: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w23355
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 May 2017
John A. List, Robert D. Metcalfe, Michael Price and Florian Rundhammer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Do the Effects of Social Nudges Persist? Theory and Evidence from 38 Natural Field Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w23277
Posted: 27 Mar 2017
University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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The Behavioralist as Policy Designer: The Need to Test Multiple Treatments to Meet Multiple Targets

NBER Working Paper No. w22886
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
University of Oxford, Smith School, University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, University of Chicago and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Understanding the Response to Financial and Non-Financial Incentives in Education: Field Experimental Evidence Using High-Stakes Assessments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10284
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Simon M. Burgess, Robert D. Metcalfe and Sally Sadoff
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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test scores, pupil incentives, pupil behaviour

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Using Big Data to Estimate Consumer Surplus: The Case of Uber

NBER Working Paper No. w22627
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Uber Technologies Inc., University of Oxford, Smith School, Uber Technologies Inc., University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics
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Can Myopic Loss Aversion Explain the Equity Premium Puzzle? Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment with Professional Traders

NBER Working Paper No. w22605
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Francis Larson, John A. List and Robert D. Metcalfe
Normann, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics
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The Host with the Most? The Effects of the Olympic Games on Happiness

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1599
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Aug 2016
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Paris School of Economics (PSE), Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Cornell University
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Subjective wellbeing, life satisfaction, happiness, Olympic Games, natural experiment