Lorenz Goette

University of Lausanne

Professor

Department of Economics

Batiment Internef

Lausanne, 1015

Switzerland

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Research Affiliate

London

United Kingdom

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

http://www.iza.org

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Subprime Facts: What (We Think) We Know about the Subprime Crisis and What We Don't

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-2
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Financial Literacy and Subprime Mortgage Delinquency: Evidence from a Survey Matched to Administrative Data

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper Series No. 2010-10
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 May 2010
Kristopher Gerardi, Lorenz Goette and Stephan Meier
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 865 (25,993)
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subprime mortgage, delinquency, default, financial literacy, cognitive ability, survey

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Do Workers Work More If Wages are High? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

IEW Working Paper No. 125
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Dec 2002
Ernst Fehr and Lorenz Goette
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
Downloads 808 (28,622)
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The Impact of Group Membership on Cooperation and Norm Enforcement: Evidence Using Random Assignment to Real Social Groups

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2020, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 06-7
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Lorenz Goette, David Huffman and Stephan Meier
University of Lausanne, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 757 (31,321)
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organizations, in-group favoritism, social identity, punishment

Blood Donations and Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Working Paper No. 3580
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Lorenz Goette and Alois Stutzer
University of Lausanne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 666 (36,692)
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prosocial behavior, blood donations, material incentives, field experiment

Blood Donations and Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 08-3
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Lorenz Goette and Alois Stutzer
University of Lausanne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
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A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 394
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Ernst Fehr, Lorenz Goette and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
Downloads 424 (65,579)
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A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3901
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Ernst Fehr, Lorenz Goette and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
Downloads 99 (262,905)
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fairness, contracts, wages, effort, experiments

A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 355-384, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Ernst Fehr, Lorenz Goette and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne

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A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 355-384, 2009
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Ernst Fehr, Lorenz Goette and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne

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Overconfidence is a Social Signaling Bias

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4840
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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overconfidence, Bayesian updating, self-image, social signaling, field experiment, IQ, numeracy, personality, MPQ

How Wages Change: Micro Evidence from the International Wage Flexibility Project

ECB Working Paper No. 697, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2487, FRB of New York Staff Report No. 275
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
Northeastern University - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, University of Girona, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Wage setting, Wage change distributions, Downward nominal wage rigidity, Downward real wage rigidity

How Wages Change: Micro Evidence from the International Wage Flexibility Project

National Bank of Belgium Working Paper No. 96
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
Northeastern University - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, University of Girona, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Wage setting, Wage change distributions, Downward nominal wage rigidity, Downward real wage rigidity

How Wages Change: Micro Evidence from the International Wage Flexibility Project

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 06-20
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Oct 2007
Northeastern University - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, University of Girona, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank (ECB)
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wage setting, wage change distributions, downward nominal wage rigidity, downward real wage rigidity

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Reference Points and Effort Provision

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2585
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Lausanne and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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reference points, expectations, loss aversion, risk aversion, disappointment, experiment

Reference Points and Effort Provision

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3939
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Lausanne and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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reference points, expectations, loss aversion, risk aversion, disappointment, experiment

Reference Points and Effort Provision

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7221
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Lausanne and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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Disappointment, Expectations, Experiment, Loss Aversion, Reference Points, Risk Aversion

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Affect as a Source of Motivation in the Workplace: A New Model of Labor Supply, and New Field Evidence on Income Targeting and the Goal Gradient

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1890
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Lorenz Goette and David Huffman
University of Lausanne and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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affect, emotion, labor supply, loss aversion, income targeting, goal gradient

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Performance Pay and the Erosion of Worker Cooperation: Field Experimental Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science, Middlebury College - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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field experiment, social preference, altruism, conditional cooperation, egoism

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Do Workers Work More When Wages are High?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1002
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Ernst Fehr and Lorenz Goette
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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labor supply, intertemporal substitution, loss aversion

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Reducing Foreclosures

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 09-2
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 May 2009
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Cognitive Skills Explain Economic Preferences, Strategic Behavior, and Job Attachment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3609
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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field experiment, risk aversion, ambiguity aversion, loss aversion, time preference, Prisoners Dilemma, social dilemma, IQ, MPQ, numeracy, U.S. trucking industry, for-hire carriage, truckload (TL), driver turnover, employment duration, survival model

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Merger Policy: What Can We Learn from Experiments?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Armin Schmutzler and Lorenz Goette
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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merger policy, laboratory experiments

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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 Chicago Booth School of Business, 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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Loss Aversion and Labor Supply

IZA Discussion Paper No. 927; University of Zurich, IEWW Working Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Dec 2003
Lorenz Goette, David Huffman and Ernst Fehr
University of Lausanne, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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labor supply, intertemporal substitution, loss aversion, reference dependent preferences

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The Impact of Social Ties on Group Interactions: Evidence from Minimal Groups and Randomly Assigned Real Groups

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 2012, 4(1): 101–115, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12/27
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 May 2012
Lorenz Goette, David Huffman and Stephan Meier
University of Lausanne, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Micro Evidence on the Adjustment of Sticky-Price Goods: It's How Often, Not How Much

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Lorenz Goette, Rudolf Minsch and Jean-Robert Tyran
University of Lausanne, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland and University of Vienna
Downloads 112 (240,960)
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Sticky prices, Inflation, Nominal inertia

Micro Evidence on the Adjustment of Sticky-Price Goods: It's How Often, Not How Much

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5364
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Feb 2006
Lorenz Goette, Rudolf Minsch and Jean-Robert Tyran
University of Lausanne, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland and University of Vienna
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Sticky prices, inflation, nominal inertia

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Active Decisions and Pro-Social Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2064, IEW Working Paper No. 279, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-13
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Alois Stutzer, Lorenz Goette and Michael Zehnder
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 125 (221,044)
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active decision, pro-social behavior, field experiment, blood donation

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Group Membership, Competition, and Altruistic Versus Antisocial Punishment: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Army Groups

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5189
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Sep 2010
University of Lausanne, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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group membership, competition, punishment, army, experiment

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Robustness and Real Consequences of Nominal Wage Rigidity

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 335; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Nov 2000
Ernst Fehr and Lorenz Goette
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Using Behavioral Economic Experiments at a Large Motor Carrier: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2789
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 May 2007
University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics, Independent and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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field experiment, risk aversion, loss aversion, time preference, IQ, MPQ, numeracy, U.S. trucking industry, for-hire carriage, truckload (TL), driver turnover, employment duration, survival model, tenure-productivity curve

A Large-Scale Field Experiment to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Paid Search Advertising

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6684
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Oct 2017
Lorenzo Coviello, Uri Gneezy and Lorenz Goette
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Lausanne
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field experiment, online advertising

A Large-Scale Field Experiment to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Paid Search Advertising

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12333
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Lorenzo Coviello, Uri Gneezy and Lorenz Goette
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Lausanne
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field experiments, search-engine marketing

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Reducing Foreclosures: No Easy Answers

NBER Macroeconomics Annual, Vol. 24, 2009, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper 2009-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Aug 2009
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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mortgage, foreclosure, modification, securitization

Reducing Foreclosures: No Easy Answers

NBER Working Paper No. w15063
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2010
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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Incentives and the Allocation of Effort Over Time: The Joint Role of Affective and Cognitive Decision Making

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2400
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
David Huffman and Lorenz Goette
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Lausanne
Downloads 94 (270,050)
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labor supply, loss aversion, affect, intertemporal substitution

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Randomizing Endowments: An Experimental Study of Rational Expectations and Reference-Dependent Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8639
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Lorenz Goette, Annette Harms and Charles Sprenger
University of Lausanne, University of Lausanne and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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reference-dependent preferences, rational expectations, personal equilibrium, endowment effect, expectations-based reference points

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Do Emotions Improve Labor Market Outcomes?

Institute for the Study of Labor Discussion Paper No. 1895
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Lorenz Goette and David Huffman
University of Lausanne and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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wage rigidity, affect, emotions, money illusion, loss aversion

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Competition Between Organizational Groups: Its Impact on Altruistic and Anti-Social Motivations

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
University of Lausanne, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 85 (287,737)
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Group decisions, cooperation, punishment, experiment, Army

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Self-Reinforcing Market Dominance

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 67, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
HEC Paris - Marketing, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Cost-reducing Investment, Asymmetric Oligopoly, Increasing

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Cooperation in the Cockpit: Evidence of Reciprocity and Trust Among Swiss Air Force Pilots

University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics, Working Paper No. 66
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jun 2007
Beat Hedinger and Lorenz Goette
University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics and University of Lausanne
Downloads 58 (354,682)
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Cooperation in Teams, Reciprocity, Trust

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Which Measures of Time Preference Best Predict Outcomes? Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5808
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jul 2011
University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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time preference, impatience, discounting, present bias, field experiment, trucker

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Self Selection Does Not Increase Other-Regarding Preferences Among Adult Laboratory Subjects, But Student Subjects May Be More Self-Regarding than Adults

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5389
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Minnesota Crop Improvement Association, University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Nottingham, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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methodology, selection bias, laboratory experiment, field experiment, other-regarding behavior, social preferences, truckload, trucker

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Wage Rigidity: Measurement, Causes and Consequences

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, Issue 524, pp. F499-F507, November 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Nov 2007
Lorenz Goette, Uwe Sunde and Thomas K. Bauer
University of Lausanne, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Spillovers of Prosocial Motivation: Evidence from an Intervention Study on Blood Donors

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8738
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, University of Lausanne, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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social interaction, social ties, prosocial motivation, blood donation, bivariate probit

Spillovers of Prosocial Motivation: Evidence from an Intervention Study on Blood Donors

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10345
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, University of Lausanne, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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bivariate probit, blood donation, prosocial motivation, social interactions

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Using Behavioral Economic Field Experiments at a Large Motor Carrier: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project

NBER Working Paper No. w12976
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2018
University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Independent
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Real and Nominal Wage Rigidities and the Rate of Inflation: Evidence from West German Micro Data

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, Issue 524, pp. F508-F529, November 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Nov 2007
Thomas K. Bauer, Holger Bonin, Lorenz Goette and Uwe Sunde
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Lausanne and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
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Active Decisions and Prosocial Behaviour: A Field Experiment on Blood Donation

The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, Issue 556, pp. F476-F493, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Alois Stutzer and Lorenz Goette
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Lausanne
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Social Influence in Prosocial Behavior:Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13078
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jul 2018
Lorenz Goette and Egon Tripodi
University of Lausanne and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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Online Experiment, prosocial behavior, social influence

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Overcoming Salience Bias: How Real-Time Feedback Fosters Resource Conservation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11480
Posted: 06 Sep 2016
University of Lausanne, ETH Zurich, University of Lausanne, ETH Zurich, ETH Zurich, University of Lausanne - Department of Economics (DEEP) and University of Bamberg
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decision making, energy conservation, environmental behavior, randomized controlled trials, water conservation