Marco Serena

Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance

Senior Researcher

Marstallplatz 1

Munich, 80539

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Contest Theory: A Survey

Handbook of Game Theory and Industrial Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2018
Luis C. Corchón and Marco Serena
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 430 (73,422)
Citation 12

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Contests

2.

Harnessing Beliefs to Stimulate Efforts

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2018-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Marco Serena
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 221 (151,045)
Citation 12

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Contests, Information Disclosure, Strategic Complements and Substitutes, Skewness

3.

Properties of Contests

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2018-10
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2019
Luis C. Corchón and Marco Serena
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 124 (247,576)

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Contest, Rationalization

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Complete Information Pivotal-Voter Model with Asymmetric Group Size

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2018-07
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Christos Mavridis and Marco Serena
Lancaster University - Department of Economics and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 103 (282,782)
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Costly Voting, Pivotal Voter Model, Complete Information

5.

Level-K Models Rationalize Overspending in Contests

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2018-09
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Marco Serena and Malin Arve
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Downloads 78 (336,615)

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Contest, Level-k reasoning

6.

Biasing Unbiased Dynamic Contests

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2018-06
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 May 2018 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2018
Stefano Barbieri and Marco Serena
Tulane University - Department of Economics and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 66 (369,070)
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Winners' Efforts in Team Contests

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2019-03
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Stefano Barbieri and Marco Serena
Tulane University - Department of Economics and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 57 (397,135)

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team contest, winners' efforts, temporal structures

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Quality Contests

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Aug 2016
Marco Serena
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 56 (400,551)
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Optimal Contest Design; Expected Winners' Effort; Contestants Exclusion; Leveling the playing-field

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Successful Opaque Management

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2018-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2018
Marco Serena
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 55 (403,914)

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Deadline, Information, Productivity, Procrastination

10.

Sequential Contests Revisited

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2018
Marco Serena
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 52 (414,208)

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Contest Design, Sequential Contests, Simultaneous Contests

11.

A Belief-based Theory for Private Information Games

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2018-12
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2019
Marco Serena
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 39 (464,945)

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common-knowledge, hierarchy of beliefs, private information games

12.

On the Possibility of Democratic Redistribution in a Two Class Society

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2019-17
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Christos Mavridis and Marco Serena
Lancaster University - Department of Economics and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 23 (547,341)

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redistribution, costly voting, pivotal voter model

13.

Momentum and Heterogeneity in Contests

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2020-07
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 30 Jun 2020
Stefano Barbieri and Marco Serena
Tulane University - Department of Economics and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 13 (619,128)

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C72, D72, D74, D82

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Bid Caps and Disclosure Policies

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2020 - 07
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jul 2020
Bo Chen and Marco Serena
Wuhan University and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Downloads 4 (676,211)

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contest, all-pay auction, stochastic abilities, bid cap, disclosure