Eugen Dimant

University of Pennsylvania

Professor

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

http://sites.google.com/view/eugendimant/

CESifo

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (39)

The Economics of Corruption in Sports: The Special Case of Doping

Edmond J. Safra Working Papers, No. 55
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jan 2015
Eugen Dimant and Christian Deutscher
University of Pennsylvania and Bielefeld University
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Sports, Doping, Corruption, Institutional Corruption, Countermeasures, Survey, Athletics

The Economics of Corruption in Sports - The Special Case of Doping

Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management No. 17-2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Eugen Dimant and Christian Deutscher
University of Pennsylvania and Bielefeld University
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Sports, Doping, Corruption, Countermeasures, Survey

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Social Proximity and the Erosion of Norm Compliance

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 22 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2021
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham
Downloads 985 (42,851)
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Norm Compliance, Social Norms, Social Proximity

Observability, Social Proximity, and the Erosion of Norm Compliance

CESifo Working Paper No. 8212
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham
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norm compliance, social norms, social proximity

Social Proximity and the Erosion of Norm Compliance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13864
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 16 Nov 2020
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham
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norm compliance, social norms, social proximity

Hate Trumps Love: The Impact of Political Polarization on Social Preferences

Number of pages: 110 Posted: 21 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2022
Eugen Dimant
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,347 (27,201)
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Identity, Norms, Nudging, Polarization, Social Preferences

Hate Trumps Love: The Impact of Political Polarization on Social Preferences

CESifo Working Paper No. 9073
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 18 May 2021
Eugen Dimant
University of Pennsylvania
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Beyond Belief: How Social Engagement Motives Influence the Spread of Conspiracy Theories

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2022
University of Pennsylvania, Operations & Information Management Department, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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conspiracy theories, social motives, social media, social influence

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Nudging with Care: The Risks and Benefits of Social Information

Public Choice (2019). doi: 10.1007/s11127-019-00684-6
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2019
Cristina Bicchieri and Eugen Dimant
University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,421 (25,588)
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Behavioral Economics, Norm-Nudges, Nudge, Social Information, Social Norms

It's Not A Lie if You Believe the Norm Does Not Apply: Conditional Norm-Following and Belief Distortion

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2022
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Lying, Social Norms, Strategic Beliefs, Uncertainty

It's Not a Lie If You Believe the Norm Does Not Apply: Conditional Norm-Following with Strategic Beliefs

CESifo Working Paper No. 8059
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania and University of Nottingham
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lying, social norms, strategic beliefs, uncertainty

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Match Fixing and Sports Betting in Football: Empirical Evidence from the German Bundesliga

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Bielefeld University, University of Pennsylvania and West Virginia University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,238 (31,324)
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Corruption, Betting Exchange, Football, Referee Bias

Strategic Behavior with Tight, Loose, and Polarized Norms

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2023
University of Pennsylvania, University of Maryland, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham
Downloads 813 (55,730)
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Cooperation, Descriptive Norms, Peer Effects

Strategic Behavior with Tight, Loose and Polarized Norms

CESifo Working Paper No. 10233
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Jan 2023
University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham
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cooperation, descriptive norms, variance, peer effects

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Observability and Social Image: On the Robustness and Fragility of Reciprocity

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2021
Gary Bolton, Eugen Dimant and Ulrich Schmidt
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Pennsylvania and University of Kiel - Institute of Economics
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Anti-Social Behavior, Norms, Pro-Social Behavior, Reciprocity, Reputation

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Norm-Nudging: Harnessing Social Expectations for Behavior Change

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Apr 2023 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2023
Cristina Bicchieri and Eugen Dimant
University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 565 (90,423)
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Behavior Change, Norm-Nudging, Social Norms

Meta-Nudging Honesty: Past, Present, and Future of the Research Frontier

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2022
Eugen Dimant and Shaul Shalvi
University of Pennsylvania and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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Behavior Change, Honesty, Lying, Nudging

Meta-Nudging Honesty: Past, Present, and Future of the Research Frontier

CESifo Working Paper No. 9939
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Sep 2022
Eugen Dimant and Shaul Shalvi
University of Pennsylvania and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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behaviour change, honesty, lying, nudging

Nudging Enforcers: How Norm Perceptions and Motives for Lying Shape Sanctions

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 18 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Eugen Dimant and Tobias Gesche
University of Pennsylvania and ETH Zurich, Center for Law & Economics
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Lying, Norm-Nudges, Nudging, Punishment, Social Norms

Nudging Enforcers: How Norm Perceptions and Motives for Lying Shape Sanctions

CESifo Working Paper No. 9385
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 01 Nov 2021
Eugen Dimant and Tobias Gesche
University of Pennsylvania and ETH Zurich, Center for Law & Economics
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lying, norm-nudges, nudging, punishment, social norms

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When a Nudge Backfires: Combining (Im)Plausible Deniability with Social and Economic Incentives to Promote Behavioral Change

CESifo Working Paper No. 8070
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Feb 2020
Gary Bolton, Eugen Dimant and Ulrich Schmidt
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Pennsylvania and University of Kiel - Institute of Economics
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anti-social behavior, nudge, pro-social behavior, reputation, social norms

Paying Them to Hate US: The Effect of U.S. Military Aid on Anti-American Terrorism, 1968-2018

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 22 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2023
Eugen Dimant, Tim Krieger and Daniel Meierrieks
University of Pennsylvania, University of Freiburg - Department of Economics and WZB Berlin Social Science Center
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U.S. Military Aid; Anti-American Terrorism; Transnational Terrorism; Instrumental Variable Estimation

Paying Them to Hate Us: The Effect of U.S. Military Aid on Anti-American Terrorism, 1968-2014

CESifo Working Paper No. 8411
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jul 2020
Eugen Dimant, Tim Krieger and Daniel Meierrieks
University of Pennsylvania, University of Freiburg - Department of Economics and WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Downloads 136 (386,435)
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Beyond Average: A Method for Measuring the Tightness, Looseness, and Polarization of Social Norms

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 May 2022 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2023
Eugen Dimant
University of Pennsylvania
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Distribution, Norm Elicitation, Social Norms, Tight and Loose Norms

Deviant or Wrong? The Effects of Norm Information on the Efficacy of Punishment

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2021
Cristina Bicchieri, Eugen Dimant and Erte Xiao
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania and Monash University
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Conformity, Punishment, Social Norms, Trust

Deviant or Wrong? The Effects of Norm Information on the Efficacy of Punishment

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Feb 2019
Cristina Bicchieri, Eugen Dimant and Erte Xiao
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania and Monash University
Downloads 102 (481,279)
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Conformity, Experiments, Punishment, Social Norms, Trust Game

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Requiem for a Nudge: Framing Effects in Nudging Honesty

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2020
Eugen Dimant, Gerben A. van Kleef and Shaul Shalvi
University of Pennsylvania, University of Amsterdam - Department of Psychology and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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Norm-Nudges, Nudge, Social Information, Social Norms

Requiem for a Nudge: Framing Effects in Nudging Honesty

CESifo Working Paper No. 8170
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Eugen Dimant, Gerben A. van Kleef and Shaul Shalvi
University of Pennsylvania, University of Amsterdam - Department of Psychology and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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norm-nudges, nudge, social information, social norms

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Becoming Friends or Foes? How Exposure to Competitive Environments and Social Proximity Shape Social Preferences

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2021
Andy Cao, Eugen Dimant, Kyle B. Hyndman and Nanyin Yang
Texas A&M University, USA, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas at Dallas and Texas A&M University, USA
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Altruism, Competition, Gender, Social Proximity, Trust

Efficient Institutions and Effective Deterrence: On Timing and Uncertainty of Formal Sanctions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2021
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and University of Kiel - Institute of Economics
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Deterrence, Institutions, Punishment, Swiftness, Uncertainty

Efficient Institutions and Effective Deterrence: On Timing and Uncertainty of Formal Sanctions

CESifo Working Paper No. 8113
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Feb 2020
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and University of Kiel - Institute of Economics
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deterrence, institutions, punishment, swiftness, uncertainty

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Motivated Information Acquisition and Social Norm Formation

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 01 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2024
University of Pennsylvania, GATE, CNRS and GATE, CNRS
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Social Norms, Information Acquisition, Peer Effects, Group Identity, Dishonesty

Contagion of Pro- and Anti-Social Behavior Among Peers and the Role of Social Proximity

Journal of Economic Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 15 May 2019
Eugen Dimant
University of Pennsylvania
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Behavioral Contagion, Experiment, Peer Effects, Anti-Social Behavior, Pro-Social Behavior

Contagion of Pro- and Anti-Social Behavior Among Peers and the Role of Social Proximity

CESifo Working Paper No. 8263
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 May 2020
Eugen Dimant
University of Pennsylvania
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behavioral contagion, peer effects, anti-social & pro-social behavior

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Negative Returns: U.S. Military Policy and Anti-American Terrorism

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6693
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Eugen Dimant, Tim Krieger and Daniel Meierrieks
University of Pennsylvania, University of Freiburg - Department of Economics and WZB Berlin Social Science Center
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U.S. Military Aid, U.S. Troop Deployments, Anti-American Terrorism, Transnational Terrorism, Mediation Analysis

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Measuring Norm Pluralism and Tolerance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Dec 2023
IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, University of Pennsylvania, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros College of Business and Economics and Maastricht University
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Distribution, Norm Elicitation, Social Norms, Norm Uncertainty, Tight and Loose Norms

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Identity and Economic Incentives

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
Stanford Graduate School of Business, National University of Singapore (NUS), University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), University of Pennsylvania and UniDistance Suisse
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Identity, Experiment, Structural Analysis

Identity and Economic Incentives

CESifo Working Paper No. 10860
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Jan 2024
Stanford Graduate School of Business, National University of Singapore (NUS), University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), University of Pennsylvania and UniDistance Suisse
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identity, investments, beliefs

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Politicizing Mask-Wearing: Predicting the Success of Behavioral Interventions Among Republicans and Democrats in the U.S.

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2022
University of Pennsylvania, University of Maryland, Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and University of Maryland
Downloads 141 (374,873)
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Mask-wearing, COVID-19, Forecasting

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Nudging with Care: The Risks and Benefits of Social Information

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Feb 2019
Cristina Bicchieri and Eugen Dimant
University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 135 (387,811)
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Behavioral Economics, Norm-Nudges, Nudge, Social Information, Social Norms

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Navigating Polarization: Insights from Behavioral Science

Number of pages: 16
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania - Annenberg School for Communication and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Behavioral Science, Norms, Polarization

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A Crook is a Crook ... But is He Still a Crook Abroad? On the Effect of Immigration on Destination-Country Corruption

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5032
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Nov 2014
Eugen Dimant, Tim Krieger and Margarete Redlin
University of Pennsylvania, University of Freiburg - Department of Economics and University of Paderborn
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corruption, migration, impact of migration

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Measuring Norm Pluralism and Perceived Polarization in U.S. Politics

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Apr 2024
IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, University of Pennsylvania, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros College of Business and Economics and Maastricht University
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Distribution, Norm Elicitation, Social Norms, Pluralism, Polarization

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Promoting Responsible Disposal of Opioids: A Randomized Evaluation of Behaviorally Informed Messaging Combined with a Financial Incentive

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2024
University of Warwick, Office of Evaluation Sciences, U.S. General Services Administration, U.S. General Services Administration, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Evaluation Sciences, U.S. General Services Administration, Government of the United States of America - Department of State and Office of Evaluation Sciences, U.S. General Services Administration
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Monetary Incentives, Nudge, Opioids, RCT, Reminders

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Understanding Cross-Cultural Differences in Peer Reporting Practices: Evidence from Tax Evasion Games in Moldova and France

Romaniuc, R., Dubois, D., Dimant, E., Lupusor, A., & Prohnitchi, V. (2021). Understanding cross-cultural differences in peer reporting practices: Evidence from tax evasion games in Moldova and France. Public Choice, 1-21.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
Rustam Romaniuc and Eugen Dimant
Montpellier Business School and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 100 (484,484)
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Experiment, Peer Reporting,Tax Evasion

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The Price of Identity: Material Interest, Reaction to Bias, and Ingroup Solidarity

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Feb 2024
University of Pennsylvania, University of Oxford and Department of Political Science, Yale University
Downloads 90 (518,596)

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Discrimination, Identity, Racial Bias, Social Norms, Threat

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Negative Returns: U.S. Military Aid, Domestic Institutions and Anti-American Terrorism

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 May 2019
Eugen Dimant, Tim Krieger and Daniel Meierrieks
University of Pennsylvania, University of Freiburg - Department of Economics and WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Downloads 86 (533,422)
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U.S. Military Aid, Anti-American Terrorism, Transnational Terrorism

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The Risks of Nation-Building Through Military Aid and Intervention

CESifo Working Paper No. 9957
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Oct 2022
Eugen Dimant, Tim Krieger and Daniel Meierrieks
University of Pennsylvania, University of Freiburg - Department of Economics and WZB Berlin Social Science Center
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U.S. military aid, nation-building, interventionism, anti-American terrorism

The Experience is (Not) Everything: Sequential Outcomes and Social Decision-Making

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
Johannes Buckenmaier and Eugen Dimant
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 49 (729,648)
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Altruism; Cooperation; Experience Effects; Social Preferences; Trust

The Experience is (Not) Everything: Sequential Outcomes and Social Decision-Making

CESifo Working Paper No. 9097
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Johannes Buckenmaier and Eugen Dimant
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania
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Authoritarian Leaders Share Conspiracy Theories to Attack Opponents, Promote In-Group Unity, Shift Blame, and Undermine Democratic Institutions

CESifo Working Paper No. 9951
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Sep 2022
University of Pennsylvania, Operations & Information Management Department, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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conspiracy theories sharing, leadership, authoritarian leaders

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Deviant or Wrong? The Effect of Norm Information on the Efficacy of Punishment

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Cristina Bicchieri, Eugen Dimant and Erte Xiao
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania and Monash University
Downloads 53 (688,923)
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Conformity, Punishment, Social Norms, Trust

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Effects of Institutional History and Leniency on Collusive Corruption and Tax Evasion

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 295
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Aug 2018
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and University of Trento - Department of Economics and Management
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Collusive bribery, institutions, tax compliance, leniency, spillover

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Deviant or Wrong? The Effects of Norm Information on the Efficacy of Punishment

CESifo Working Paper No. 9067
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 May 2021
Cristina Bicchieri, Eugen Dimant and Erte Xiao
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania and Monash University
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