Ragan Petrie

Texas A&M University - Department of Economics

Associate Professor

5201 University Blvd.

College Station, TX 77843-4228

United States

University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

Senior Research Fellow

Level 5, FBE Building, 111 Barry Street

Parkville, Victoria 3010

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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Risk Management Research Report - Spring 2010

Risk Management Research Report, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
HEC Paris - Finance Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Finance, Brooklyn College - CUNY, Drexel University, Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance and Computer Information Systems, University of Rochester - Simon Business School, Temple University - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville - Department of Economics & Finance, University of California, Santa Barbara - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, HEC Paris - Finance Department, Harvard Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), IMD International, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, University of California at Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management, Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation, University of South Florida - College of Business Administration, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University and Loyola University of Chicago - Department of Finance
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Risk, Risk Management, Derivatives, Corporate Governance, Financial Derivatives, Value-At-Risk, VaR, Ethics, Volatility, Variance, Standard Deviation, Systemic, Systematic

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Face Value

American Economic Review, Vol. 101, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2011
Catherine C. Eckel and Ragan Petrie
Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Estimating the Value of Water Use Permits: A Hedonic Approach Applied to Farmland in the Southeastern Us

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper No. 06-45
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Ragan Petrie and Laura O. Taylor
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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What Persuades Voters? A Field Experiment on Political Campaigning

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-31
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Jared Barton, Marco Castillo and Ragan Petrie
California State University, Channel Islands, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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What Persuades Voters? A Field Experiment on Political Campaigning

The Economic Journal, Vol. 124, Issue 574, pp. F293-F326, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Jared Barton, Marco Castillo and Ragan Petrie
California State University, Channel Islands, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Gender Differences in Competitiveness: The Role of Prizes

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-47
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
Ragan Petrie and Carmit Segal
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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gender, competitiveness, tournament prizes, experiments, firm employment promotion and compensation behavior

6.

Beautiful or White? Discrimination in Group Formation

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2012
Marco Castillo, Ragan Petrie and Maximo Torero
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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discrimination, group formation, beauty, race

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Discrimination in the Lab: Experiments Exploring the Impact of Performance and Appearance on Sorting and Cooperation

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 07-17
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Mar 2007
Marco Castillo and Ragan Petrie
Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Lost in the Mail: A Field Experiment on Crime

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 11-01
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jan 2011
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Spelman College
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The Today and Tomorrow of Kids

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 08-22
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Texas A&M University, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, University of Georgia - College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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time preferences, children, experiments

10.

Discrimination in the Warplace: Evidence from a Civil War in Peru

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 07-37
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Nov 2007
Marco Castillo and Ragan Petrie
Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Negative Campaigning, Fundraising, and Voter Turnout: A Field Experiment

GMU Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science Department of Economics Paper No. 13-15
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2013
Jared Barton, Marco Castillo and Ragan Petrie
California State University, Channel Islands, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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12.

Rationality and the Nature of the Market

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Sep 2008
Marco Castillo, Ragan Petrie and Maximo Torero
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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field experiments, rational behavior, competition, expected utility

13.

Room Effects

GMU Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science Department of Economics Paper No. 13-17
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Marco Castillo, Gregory Leo and Ragan Petrie
Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, University of California, Santa Barbara and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Cognitive Resource Depletion, Choice Consistency, and Risk Preferences

GMU Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science Department of Economics Paper No. 13-16
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Appalachian State University and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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On the Preferences of Principals and Agents

Economic Inquiry, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Marco Castillo, Ragan Petrie and Maximo Torero
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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risk preferences, contract theory, entrepreneurs

Gender Differences in Bargaining Outcomes: A Field Experiment on Discrimination

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-30
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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barganing, discrimination, statistical inference, gender

Gender Differences in Bargaining Outcomes: A Field Experiment on Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. w18093
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 May 2012
Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Beautiful or White? Discrimination in Group Formation

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-29
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Marco Castillo, Ragan Petrie and Maximo Torero
Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Discrimination, Group Formation, Appearance

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Ethnic and Social Barriers to Cooperation: Experiments Studying the Extent and Nature of Discrimination in Urban Peru

IDB Working Paper No. 228
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Marco Castillo, Ragan Petrie and Maximo Torero
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Sleepiness, Choice Consistency, and Risk Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8709
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
Texas A&M University, Appalachian State University and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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sleep, risky preference, choice consistency

20.

Friends Asking Friends for Charity: The Importance of Gifts and Audience

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Sep 2015
Marco Castillo, Ragan Petrie and Clarence Wardell
Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and tinyGive, Inc.
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fundraising, peer-to-peer solicitation, field experiment, online giving, social pressure, audience

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On the Preferences of Principals and Agents

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 266-273, April 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Marco Castillo, Ragan Petrie and Maximo Torero
Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Finding Excuses to Decline the Ask

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 16-101
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2016
Christine L. Exley and Ragan Petrie
Harvard Business School and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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charitable giving, prosocial behavior, self-serving biases, excuses

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Lost in the Mail: A Field Experiment on Crime

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, Issue 1, pp. 285-303, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Spelman College
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Learning from Mistakes: What do Inconsistent Choices Over Risk Tell Us?

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 1265292
Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Sarah A Jacobson and Ragan Petrie
Williams College and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics

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Farm Household Production Efficiency: Evidence from the Gambia

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 87, No. 1, pp. 160-179, February 2005
Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Jean-Paul Chavas, Ragan Petrie and Michael J. Roth
University of Wisconsin, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics

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