Daniel Houser

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Professor

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

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1.

Temptation at Work

PLoS One, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2013, Harvard Business School Research Paper No. 11-090
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2014
Alessandro Bucciol, Daniel Houser and Marco Piovesan
University of Verona - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
Downloads 513 (39,546)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Temptation, Willpower, Lab Experiment

2.

Public Choice Issues in Collective Action: Constituent Group Pressures and International Global Warming Regulation

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Aug 2000
Daniel Houser, Joseph R. Bial and Gary D. Libecap
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Downloads 288 (83,303)

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3.
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Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-15, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 208 (120,543)

Abstract:

cheating, dishonesty, ethical judgment, social utility, field experiment

On the Origins of Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

NBER Working Paper No. w20897
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 13 (499,327)

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On the Origins of Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8906
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Mar 2015
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 12 (505,196)

Abstract:

cheating, dishonesty, ethical judgment, social utility, field experiment

Deception and Political Participation: Theory and Laboratory Evidence

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-27
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Daniel Houser, Sandra Ludwig and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 203 (123,399)

Abstract:

voter information, turnout, participation in elections, campaign finance, deceptive advertising

Deception and Political Participation: Theory and Laboratory Evidence

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 464-484, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Daniel Houser, Sandra Ludwig and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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When Punishment Fails: Research on Sanctions, Intentions and Non-Cooperation

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Aug 2005
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Department of Economics, Monash University, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
Downloads 172 (134,974)
Citation 21

Abstract:

experiment, intentions, sanctions, trust, cooperation

6.

Fairness and Cheating

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-02
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Daniel Houser, Stefan Vetter and Joachim K. Winter
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 151 (143,399)
Citation 2

Abstract:

cheating, fairness, experimental design

7.

The Life and Times of Gordon Tullock

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-56
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Dec 2011
Charles K. Rowley and Daniel Houser
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 143 (141,932)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Gordon Tullock, Tullock’s life, Tullock’s times

8.

Leadership: Who Matters

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Oct 2007
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University, George Mason University, University of Richmond - Jepson School of Leadership Studies and Department of Economics, Monash University
Downloads 135 (168,944)

Abstract:

leadership, cooperation, public goods experiment, social dilemma

9.

A Demand for Encompassment: A Hayekian Experimental Parable about Political Psychology

Rationality and Society, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-15.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2014
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 128 (174,884)

Abstract:

Encompassment, political psychology, Hayek, the people’s romance, Durkheim

Sign Me Up! A Model and Field Experiment on Volunteering

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2015
Erte Xiao and Daniel Houser
Department of Economics, Monash University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 92 (235,794)

Abstract:

volunteering; incentives; pro-social attitudes; cognitive dissonance; field experiment

Sign Me Up! A Model and Field Experiment on Volunteering

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-02
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jan 2014
Erte Xiao and Daniel Houser
Department of Economics, Monash University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (405,277)

Abstract:

volunteering; incentives; pro-social attitudes; cognitive dissonance; field experiment

11.

Temptation and Commitment in the Laboratory

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich Working Paper No. 488
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 May 2010
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and Department of Economics, Monash University
Downloads 118 (133,600)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Self-control, willpower, temptation, commitment, laboratory experiment

12.

Emergent Star Networks with Ex Ante Homogeneous Agents

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-33
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Rong Rong and Daniel Houser
Weber State University (WSU) and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 114 (189,195)

Abstract:

Star Networks, cluster analysis, information

Leverage and Asset Prices: An Experiment

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-05
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Feb 2012
Marco Cipriani, Ana Fostel and Daniel Houser
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Virginia and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 72 (274,589)

Abstract:

leverage, asset pricing, experimental economics

Leverage and Asset Prices: An Experiment

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 548
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
Marco Cipriani, Ana Fostel and Daniel Houser
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (405,277)

Abstract:

leverage, asset pricing, experimental economics

14.

What You Don't Know Won't Hurt You: A Laboratory Analysis of Betrayal Aversion

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Apr 2010
Jason Anthony Aimone and Daniel Houser
Baylor University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 98 (204,264)

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Beware of Popular Kids Bearing Gifts: A Framed Field Experiment

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
University of Exeter, George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Lund, School of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
Downloads 62 (298,158)

Abstract:

popularity, children, field experiment, public decision making, pro-social behavior

Beware of Popular Kids Bearing Gifts: A Framed Field Experiment

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-04
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
University of Exeter, George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Lund, School of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
Downloads 34 (388,047)

Abstract:

popularity; children; field experiment; public decision making; prosocial behavior

16.

Selling Favors in the Lab: Experiments on Campaign Finance Reform

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1727
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Apr 2006
Daniel Houser and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 93 (222,968)
Citation 5

Abstract:

voting, campaign finance, experiments, special interests

17.

Honest Lies

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Li Hao and Daniel Houser
University of Arkansas - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 89 (183,507)
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18.

High Stakes Behavior with Low Payoffs: Inducing Preferences with Holt-Laury Gambles

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Chapman University (Deceased), George Mason University - Department of Economics, Baylor University - Department of Economics, George Washington University and University of Arizona, Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law Program
Downloads 87 (229,206)

Abstract:

Inducing preferences, high-stakes, experiments

19.

Public Implementation Eliminates Detrimental Effects of Punishment on Human Cooperation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1977
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Feb 2006
Erte Xiao and Daniel Houser
Department of Economics, Monash University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 76 (253,559)

Abstract:

punishment, cooperation, public goods game, social norms, experiments

20.

The Causal Effect of Market Participation on Trust: An Experimental Investigation Using Randomized Control

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-38
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, Trinity University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 73 (237,398)
Citation 1

Abstract:

trust, markets, institutions, belief, priming

21.

Turned Off or Turned Out? Campaign Advertising, Information, and Voting

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2008
Daniel Houser, Rebecca Morton and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 71 (255,513)
Citation 1

Abstract:

voter information, turnout, participation in elections, campaign finance, campaign expenditures

22.

Promises and Lies: Can Observers Detect Deception

GMU Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science Department of Economics Paper No. 13-14
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Jingnan Chen and Daniel Houser
University of Exeter and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (235,780)

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Citation 1

Inequality-Seeking Punishment

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Aug 2009
Daniel Houser and Erte Xiao
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Monash University
Downloads 35 (383,960)
Citation 1

Abstract:

inequality aversion, punishment, dictator games, experimetnal economics

Inequality-Seeking Punishment

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-17
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 May 2010
Daniel Houser and Erte Xiao
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Monash University
Downloads 29 (410,015)
Citation 1

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Getting it Right the First Time: Belief Elicitation with Novice Participants

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-12
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2010
Li Hao and Daniel Houser
University of Arkansas - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 62 (271,760)
Citation 2

Abstract:

probabilistic belief elicitation, declarative mechanism, clock mechanism, proper scoring rules, laboratory experiment

25.

Distinguishing Trust from Risk: An Anatomy of the Investment Game

University of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 450
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Oct 2009
Daniel Houser, Daniel Schunk and Joachim K. Winter
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 59 (267,613)
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Financing and Signaling Decisions under Asymmetric Information

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-36
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2012
Angelina Christie and Daniel Houser
The Catholic University of America -School of Business and Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (278,311)

Abstract:

Underpricing, Signaling, Financing, Asymmetric Information, Experiment

Private and Public Decisions in Social Dilemmas: Evidence from Children’s Behavior

Harvard Business School Research Paper Series No. 12-073
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Feb 2012
Daniel Houser, Natalia Montinari and Marco Piovesan
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Lund, School of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (400,711)

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Private and Public Decisions in Social Dilemmas: Evidence from Children’s Behavior

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-08
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Daniel Houser, Natalia Montinari and Marco Piovesan
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Lund, School of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (424,918)

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28.

The Costs of Conflict

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-33
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 57 (285,087)
Citation 1

Abstract:

conflict, anarchy, experimental economics, political economy

29.

Social Approval, Competition, and Cooperation

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-39
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Oct 2011
Xiaofei Pan and Daniel Houser
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 49 (292,047)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Social approval, cooperation, signaling and competition

30.

Money or Friends: Social Identity and Deception in Networks

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-14
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Rong Rong and Daniel Houser
Weber State University (WSU) and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (259,333)

Abstract:

social networks, deception, committee decision making, strategic information transmission, parochial altruism, experiments

31.

Raising the Price of Talk: An Experimental Analysis of Transparent Leadership

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-12
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 May 2014
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice, George Mason University, University of Richmond - Jepson School of Leadership Studies and Department of Economics, Monash University
Downloads 38 (338,430)

Abstract:

Selfless behavior, Transparency, Experimental economics

32.

Mating Strategies and Gender Differences in Pro-Sociality: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, doi:10.1093/cesifo/ifr020, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-32
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Xiaofei Pan and Daniel Houser
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (332,559)

Abstract:

welfare economics, pro-social behaviors, gender differences

33.

Broken Promises and Hidden Partnerships: An Experiment

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-29
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2016
Jingnan Chen and Daniel Houser
University of Exeter and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (323,698)

Abstract:

informal contract, communication, behavioral game theory, multi-trust game

34.

Deception in Networks: A Laboratory Study

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-41
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
Rong Rong and Daniel Houser
Weber State University (WSU) and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (312,369)

Abstract:

social networks, deception, strategic information transmission, experiments

35.

Financing and Signaling Under Asymmetric Information

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Angelina Christie and Daniel Houser
The Catholic University of America -School of Business and Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (354,371)

Abstract:

Financing, Signaling, Underpricing, Asymmetric Information, Experiment

36.

Analysis of Non-Stationary Dynamics in the Financial System

Economics Letters, Vol. 131, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Jul 2014
MITRE Corporation, MITRE Corporation, MITRE Corporation, MITRE Corporation and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (341,613)

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non-stationary time series; functional PCA; Synchrosqueezing; multi-time scale characteristics; detection of macroeconomic instability

37.

A Field Study of Chinese Migrant Workers’ Attitudes Towards Risks, Strategic Uncertainty, and Competitiveness

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-16
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 May 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2014
Li Hao, Daniel Houser, Lei Mao and Marie Claire Villeval
University of Arkansas - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Institute of Economic Theory and Analysis (GATE) and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE)
Downloads 28 (364,619)

Abstract:

Migration, risk preferences, strategic uncertainty, ambiguity, field experiment

38.

The Costs of Conflict

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 97, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Johnson & Wales University, George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (387,005)
Citation 1

Abstract:

conflict, anarchy, experimental economics, political economy

39.

Reputation in Auctions: Theory, and Evidence from eBay

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 15, pp. 353-369, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 May 2006
Daniel Houser and John Wooders
George Mason University - Department of Economics and New York University Abu Dhabi
Downloads 22 (433,242)
Citation 56

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A Field Study of Chinese Migrant Workers' Attitudes Toward Risks, Strategic Uncertainty, and Competitiveness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8227
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
Li Hao, Daniel Houser, Lei Mao and Marie Claire Villeval
University of Arkansas - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Institute of Economic Theory and Analysis (GATE) and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE)
Downloads 6 (490,198)

Abstract:

migration, risk preferences, strategic uncertainty, ambiguity, field experiment

41.

A Field Study of Chinese Migrant Workers' Attitudes Toward Risks, Strategic Uncertainty, and Competitiveness

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 May 2014
Li Hao, Daniel Houser, Lei Mao and Marie Claire Villeval
University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business, George Mason University - Department of Economics, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Institute of Economic Theory and Analysis (GATE) and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE)
Downloads 4 (495,190)

Abstract:

Migration, risk preferences, strategic uncertainty, ambiguity, field experiment

42.

A Note on Norms in Experimental Economics

Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 34, Issue 1, pp. 126-128, 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Jul 2010
Daniel Houser
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (543,111)
Citation 1

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Gender Composition, Stereotype and the Contribution of Ideas

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Jingnan Chen and Daniel Houser
University of Exeter and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (504,808)

Abstract:

gender, group performance, willingness to contribute, gender composition, stereotype

44.

Delegating Altruism: Toward an Understanding of Agency in Charitable Giving

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-38
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
Luigi Butera and Daniel Houser
University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (323,698)

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Altruism, Laboratory Experiment, Agency, Charitable Giving

45.

Demanding or Deferring? The Economic Value of Communication with Attitude

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-57
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Dec 2015
Siyu Wang and Daniel Houser
George Mason University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (408,440)

Abstract:

communication, coordination, experiment, attitude, gender

46.

Emotion Expression in Human Punishment Behavior

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 102, No. 20, pp. 7398-7401
Posted: 30 Aug 2005
Erte Xiao and Daniel Houser
Department of Economics, Monash University and George Mason University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

ultimatum game, emotion expression, sanctions, cooperation