Dana Sisak

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics

P.O. Box 1738

3000 DR Rotterdam

Netherlands

Tinbergen Institute

Burg. Oudlaan 50

Rotterdam, 3062 PA

Netherlands

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Aspiring to Succeed: A Model of Entrepreneurship and Fear of Failure

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2015
John Morgan and Dana Sisak
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship, Fear of Failure, Loss Aversion, Aspiration Levels, Contests

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'Where Ignorance is Bliss, 'Tis Folly to Be Wise': Transparency in Contests

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 May 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
Philipp Denter, John Morgan and Dana Sisak
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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Transparency Policy, Rent-seeking Contests, Information Disclosure, Value of Ignorance

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On the Merits of Meritocracy

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
John Morgan, Dana Sisak and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Imperfect Property Rights: The Role of Heterogeneity and Strategic Uncertainty

University of St. Gallen Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 2010-27
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Apr 2011
Philipp Denter and Dana Sisak
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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Information, Conflict, Property Rights

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Do People Who Care About Others Cooperate More? Experimental Evidence from Relative Incentive Pay

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 16-040
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
New York University, Abu Dhabi, Anderson School of Management (UCLA) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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Social Preferences, Relative Performance, Collusion, Leadership

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Multi-Prize Contests as Incentive Mechanisms for the Provision of Public Goods with Heterogenous Agents

U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-26
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Martin Kolmar and Dana Sisak
University of St. Gallen - Institute of Economy and the Environment (IWOe-HSG) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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Public Goods, Contests

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Do Polls Create Momentum in Political Competition?

EPSA 2013 Annual General Conference Paper 230
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2013
Philipp Denter and Dana Sisak
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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polls, political campaigns, feedback, momentum

Do Polls Create Momentum in Political Competition?

University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, Discussion Paper No. 2013-26
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Oct 2013
Philipp Denter and Dana Sisak
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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polls, political campaigns, feedback, momentum

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The Fragility of Deterrence in Conflicts

U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-16
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Dec 2012
Philipp Denter and Dana Sisak
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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contests, conflict, possibility of deterrence, incomplete information

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Showing Off or Laying Low? The Economics of Psych-Outs

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2018-041/VII
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 May 2018
Philipp Denter, John Morgan and Dana Sisak
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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Showing Off, Contests, Norms

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The Ponds Dilemma

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5539
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
John Morgan, Dana Sisak and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Ponds Dilemma

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 611, pp. 1634-1682, 2018
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
John Morgan, Dana Sisak and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Multiple-Prize Contests the Optimal Allocation of Prizes

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 82-114, February 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jan 2009
Dana Sisak
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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Strategic and Natural Risk in Entrepreneurship: An Experimental Study

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp. 420-454, 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, University of Mannheim, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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