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

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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 677 (71,899)
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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 552 (93,036)
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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 415 (131,023)
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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 291 (191,767)
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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 114 (442,597)
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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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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 342 (162,537)
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public goods, mutual monitoring, group size, experiment

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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 289 (194,288)
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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 280 (200,647)

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

8.

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 260 (216,136)

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

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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 224 (249,932)
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field experiment, social preference, income pooling, productivity

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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 210 (265,466)
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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 199 (278,864)
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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 193 (286,632)
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experiment, voluntary contribution mechanism, norm, third party punishment, reciprocity, indignation

13.

Endogenous Social Preferences

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jan 2002
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 171 (319,121)
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endogenous preferences, experiment, ultimatum game, best shot game, market competition

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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 155 (347,003)

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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

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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 - Department of Economics and Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 151 (354,613)
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risk perception, prosocial behavior, debiasing, 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 137 (382,935)
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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 134 (389,746)
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auction, charity, participation, field experiment

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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 120 (423,958)
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Real-Effort Experiment, Workplace Democracy, Decision Control Rights

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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 119 (426,574)
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principal-agent, mission, incentive, labor supply, experiment

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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 116 (434,824)

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

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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 116 (434,824)
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experiment, bargaining, outside option, deference, spite

22.

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 113 (443,388)
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risk aversion, ambiguity aversion, loss aversion, risk pooling, well-being, Latin America

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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 113 (443,388)
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fairness, gift exchange, reference point, efficiency wage

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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 112 (449,323)
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field experiment, cooperation, social disapproval, social preference, competition, Japan, fishing

25.

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 101 (480,788)

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experiment, networks, public good, monitoring, punishment

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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 95 (500,600)
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time preference, impatience, discounting, present bias, field experiment, trucker

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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 93 (507,502)
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gender, competition, tournament, real effort, labor

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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
Downloads 84 (540,533)

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methodology, selection bias, laboratory experiment, field experiment, other-regarding behavior, social preferences, truckload, trucker

29.

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
Downloads 71 (595,461)

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experiment, social norms, social preferences, altruism, moral wiggle room, structural estimation, finite mixture models

30.

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 66 (618,839)
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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 62 (638,970)
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team production, profit sharing, peer reporting, reciprocity, 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 56 (671,301)

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

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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 56 (671,301)
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taxation, tournaments, public good, 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 50 (706,516)
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compensating differential, sorting, experiment, real effort, risk aversion, ambiguity aversion, loss aversion

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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 Dec 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
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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 37 (795,211)
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labor supply, fixed wage, reciprocity, intrinsic motivation, real effort, experiment

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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 36 (802,895)

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dual process theory, cognitive effort, loss, experiment

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The Sequencing of Gift Exchange: A Field Trial

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10736
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2023
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Middlebury College - Department of Economics
Downloads 32 (834,708)

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

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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 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2023
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 32 (834,708)
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real effort, participatory management, intrinsic motivation, control, voice, experiment

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A Behaviorally-Validated Warm Glow Questionnaire

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16205
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jun 2023
Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Alex Lyford and Mingfang Zhang
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Middlebury College and Middlebury College
Downloads 28 (868,194)

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experiment, altruism, warm glow, survey validation

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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