Jeffrey P. Carpenter

Middlebury College - Department of Economics

Assistant Professor

Munroe Hall

Middlebury, VT 05753

United States

http://community.middlebury.edu/~jcarpent/index.ht

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Overconfidence is a Social Signaling Bias

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4840
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Stephen V. Burks, Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Lorenz Goette and Aldo Rustichini
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
Downloads 589 (66,577)
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overconfidence, Bayesian updating, self-image, social signaling, field experiment, IQ, numeracy, personality, MPQ

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Why Volunteer? Evidence on the Role of Altruism, Reputation, and Incentives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3021
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Caitlin Knowles Myers and Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 469 (88,457)
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volunteer, altruism, reputation, firefighter

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Tournaments and Office Politics: Evidence from a Real Effort Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2972
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Sep 2007
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Peter Hans Matthews and John Schirm
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Google Inc.
Downloads 385 (110,827)
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Punishing Free-Riders: How Group Size Affects Mutual Monitoring and the Provision of Public Goods

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Oct 2004
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 325 (133,480)
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public goods, mutual monitoring, group size, experiment

Choice Architecture to Improve Financial Decision Making

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Office of Research Working Paper No. 2017-04
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Nov 2019
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, UCLA, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
Downloads 206 (209,354)
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consumer finance; prepaid card; choice architecture; attribute overload; experiment; structural estimation; time preference; risk preference; convex time budget; welfare

Choice Architecture to Improve Financial Decision Making

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, UCLA, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
Downloads 82 (421,001)
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consumer finance, prepaid card, choice architecture, attribute overload, experiment, structural estimation, time preference, risk preference, convex time budget, welfare

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Mutual Monitoring in Teams: Theory and Experimental Evidence on the Importance of Reciprocity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2106
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 May 2006
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis and Herbert Gintis
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Santa Fe Institute and Santa Fe InstituteCentral European University
Downloads 266 (165,327)
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team production, public good, monitoring, punishment, experiment

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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
Stephen V. Burks, Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Lorenz Goette
University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science, Middlebury College - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
Downloads 248 (175,771)

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field experiment, social preference, altruism, conditional cooperation, egoism

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Social Reciprocity

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Oct 2004
Peter Hans Matthews and Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 238 (182,943)

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reciprocity, norm, experiment, public good, learning, evolution

Do Social Preferences Increase Productivity? Field Experimental Evidence from Fishermen in Toyama Bay

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1697, University of Aberdeen Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Erika Seki and Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Osaka University - Graduate School of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 203 (212,208)
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field experiment, social preference, income pooling, productivity

Do Social Preferences Increase Productivity? Field Experimental Evidence from Fishermen in Toyama Bay

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 612-630, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Erika Seki
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Osaka University - Graduate School of Economics
Downloads 4 (909,832)

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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
Stephen V. Burks, Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Lorenz Goette and Aldo Rustichini
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
Downloads 191 (224,202)
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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

11.

Comparing Students to Workers: The Effects of Social Framing on Behavior in Distribution Games

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Stephen V. Burks and Eric A. Verhoogen
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 168 (250,247)
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Ultimatum game, Dictator game, fairness, reciprocity, field experiment

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Norm Enforcement: Anger, Indignation or Reciprocity?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 May 2005
Peter Hans Matthews and Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 166 (252,770)
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experiment, voluntary contribution mechanism, norm, third party punishment, reciprocity, indignation

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Endogenous Social Preferences

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jan 2002
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 158 (263,481)
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endogenous preferences, experiment, ultimatum game, best shot game, market competition

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Socially Optimal Mistakes? Debiasing COVID-19 Mortality Risk Perceptions and Prosocial Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13560
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Aug 2020
Martin Abel, Tanya Byker and Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Harvard University, Middlebury College and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 133 (301,904)
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risk perception, prosocial behavior, debiasing, experiment

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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
Downloads 128 (310,753)

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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

16.

Charity Auctions: A Field Experimental Investigation

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Oct 2004
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Jessica Holmes and Peter Hans Matthews
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Middlebury College and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 111 (344,031)
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auction, charity, participation, field experiment

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Moral Hazard, Peer Monitoring, and Microcredit: Field Experimental Evidence from Paraguay

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 10-6
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Jul 2010
Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Tyler Williams
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 106 (357,263)
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Fairness, Escalation, Deference, and Spite: Strategies Used in Labor-Management Bargaining Experiments with Outside Options

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Sep 2001
McAndrew Rudisill and Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 97 (376,063)
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experiment, bargaining, outside option, deference, spite

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Motivating Agents: How Much Does the Mission Matter?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7602
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Erick Gong
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College
Downloads 91 (391,442)
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principal-agent, mission, incentive, labor supply, experiment

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Competitive Work Environments and Social Preferences: Field Experimental Evidence from a Japanese Fishing Community

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1691
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Erika Seki and Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Osaka University - Graduate School of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 89 (396,829)
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field experiment, cooperation, social disapproval, social preference, competition, Japan, fishing

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Workplace Democracy in the Lab

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5460
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Philip Mellizo, Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Peter Hans Matthews
College of Wooster - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 82 (421,001)

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Real-Effort Experiment, Workplace Democracy, Decision Control Rights

Workplace Democracy in the Lab

Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 45, Issue 4, pp. 313-328, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Philip Mellizo, Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Peter Hans Matthews
College of Wooster - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (956,658)
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Network Architecture and Mutual Monitoring in Public Goods Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5307
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Shachar Kariv and Andrew Schotter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 82 (416,793)

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experiment, networks, public good, monitoring, punishment

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Incentives and the Design of Charitable Fundraisers: Lessons from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8952
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Peter Hans Matthews
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 81 (419,818)

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philanthropy, fundraising, incentives, public good, raffle, Tullock contest, field experiment

24.

Risk Attitudes and Well-Being in Latin America

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5279
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Nov 2010
Juan-Camilo Cárdenas and Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Universidad de Los Andes and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 79 (425,931)
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risk aversion, ambiguity aversion, loss aversion, risk pooling, well-being, Latin America

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Gender Differences in Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Competitive Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10626
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Rachel Frank and Emiliano Huet-Vaughn
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Yale University, Law School, Students and UCLA
Downloads 72 (448,281)
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gender, competition, tournament, real effort, labor

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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
Stephen V. Burks, Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Lorenz Goette and Aldo Rustichini
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
Downloads 70 (455,154)
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time preference, impatience, discounting, present bias, field experiment, trucker

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Fairness and Freight-Handlers: Local Labor-Market Conditions and Wage-Fairness Perceptions in a Trucking Firm

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Eric A. Verhoogen, Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Stephen V. Burks
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Middlebury College - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science
Downloads 70 (455,154)
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fairness, gift exchange, reference point, efficiency wage

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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

29.

The Shape of Warm Glow: Field Experimental Evidence from a Fundraiser

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11760
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 43 (567,492)
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public good, altruism, warm glow, structural estimate, philanthropy, pari mutuel lottery, fundraising, field experiment, survey validation

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Profit Sharing and Peer Reporting

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9946
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Andrea Robbett and Prottoy Akbar
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Aalto University - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (599,428)
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team production, profit sharing, peer reporting, reciprocity, experiment

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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: 17 Jun 2022
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
Downloads 35 (610,942)

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Progressive Taxation in a Tournament Economy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8369
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Peter Hans Matthews and Benjamin Tabb
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College
Downloads 33 (622,838)

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taxation, tournaments, public good, real effort experiment

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The Labor Supply of Fixed-Wage Workers: Estimates from a Real Effort Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9778
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (669,594)
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labor supply, fixed wage, reciprocity, intrinsic motivation, real effort, experiment

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Compensating Differentials in Experimental Labor Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8820
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Peter Hans Matthews and Andrea Robbett
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (677,091)
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compensating differential, sorting, experiment, real effort, risk aversion, ambiguity aversion, loss aversion

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Do Losses Trigger Deliberative Reasoning?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15292
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 May 2022
Jeffrey P. Carpenter and David Munro
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College
Downloads 21 (716,242)

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dual process theory, cognitive effort, loss, experiment

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Advanced Counter-Biasing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12253
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 May 2019
Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Kevin Benscheidt
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College
Downloads 14 (768,537)

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behavioral economics, counter-biasing, present bias, choking, experiment

37.

The Sequencing of Gift Exchange: A Field Trial

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10736
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 May 2017
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 14 (768,537)

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gift exchange, reciprocity, social norm, incentives, field experiment, charity, fundraising

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Space, Trust, and Communal Action: Results from Field Experiments in Southeast Asia

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 681-705, October 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Sep 2006
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Amrita G. Daniere and Lois M. Takahashi
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, University of Toronto - Department of Geography and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Public Policy & Social Research
Downloads 14 (768,537)
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Ceding Control: An Experimental Analysis of Participatory Management

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10576
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Philip Mellizo, Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Peter Hans Matthews
College of Wooster - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (807,824)
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voice, control, intrinsic motivation, participatory management, real effort, experiment

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Measuring Socially Appropriate Social Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15590
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Sep 2022
Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Andrea Robbett
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
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experiment, social norms, social preferences, altruism, moral wiggle room, structural estimation, finite mixture models

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Exploitation Aversion: When Financial Incentives Fail to Motivate Agents

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7499
Posted: 20 Jul 2013
Jeffrey P. Carpenter and David Dolifka
Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Middlebury College

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financial incentives, intrinsic motivation, crowding, exploitation, experiment

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Bargaining Outcomes as the Result of Coordinated Expectations: An Experimental Study of Sequential Bargaining

Posted: 20 May 2001
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics

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Sequential Bargaining, Experiment, Convention, Fairness, Finite Markov Chain, Bounded Rationality

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Is Fairness Used Instrumentally? Evidence from Sequential Bargaining

Middlebury College Working Paper
Posted: 28 Mar 2001
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics

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Fairness, Bargaining, Norm