Otto H. Swank

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics

P.O. Box 1738

3000 DR Rotterdam

Netherlands

Tinbergen Institute Rotterdam (TIR)

P.O. Box 1738

3000 DR Rotterdam

Netherlands

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1.

The Effect of Fiscal Rules on Public Investment If Budget Deficits are Politically Motivated

Working Paper No. TI97-125/1
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Jan 2004
Robert Dur, Ben D. Peletier and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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fiscal rules; budget deficits; public investment

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On Committees of Experts

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 2005-028/1
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Apr 2005
Bauke Visser and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Committees, communication, reputational concerns, strategic voting

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The Consequences of Endogenizing Information for Herd Behavior

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 03-021/1
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 May 2003
Otto H. Swank and Bauke Visser
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Reputation, herd behaviour, information collection

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Disciplining and Screening Top Executives

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 06-054/1
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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board of directors, turnover, retention contracts, selection, moral hazard, empire building

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Producing and Manipulating Information

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 908
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Apr 2003
Robert Dur and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Producing and Manipulating Information

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 500, pp. 185-199, January 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Dec 2004
Robert Dur and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Sharing Information Through Delegation and Collaboration

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 2004-042/1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 May 2004
Otto H. Swank and Bauke Visser
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Communications, incentives, signalling, overconfidence, delegation, collaboration

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Deliberation, Information Aggregation, and Collective Decision Making

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 02-006/1
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Dec 2004
Otto H. Swank and Phongthorn Wrasai
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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Uncertainty, deliberation, learning, collective decision making

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Environmental Policy Choice Under Uncertainty

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2003-011/1
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jul 2003
Ioulia V. Ossokina and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam - General Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Pollution abatement technologies, Market-based instruments, Command-and-control instruments, Asymmetric information

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On the Composition of Committees

Tinbergen Institute Working Paper No. 2003-006/1
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Mar 2003
Klaas J. Beniers and Otto H. Swank
Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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committees, information collection, preference outliers, moderates

On the Composition of Committees

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 353-378, 2004
Posted: 24 Jun 2004
Klaas J. Beniers and Otto H. Swank
Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics

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A Simple Model of Self-Assessments

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2006-010/1
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jan 2006
Silvia Dominguez-Martinez and Otto H. Swank
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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self-assessments, learning about ability, coaching, overconfidence, underconfidence

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Do Elections Lead to Informed Public Decisions?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 03-067/1
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Sep 2003
Otto H. Swank and Bauke Visser
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Democracy, Media, Policy Examination, Multiple Tasks, Information, Elections

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Don't Demotivate, Discriminate

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-017/VII
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Feb 2014
Jurjen J.A. Kamphorst and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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discrimination, confidence management, Bayesian games

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Aggressive Reporting and Probabilistic Auditing in a Principles-Based Environment

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Sep 2013
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Cheap Talk, Financial Reporting, Principles-based Regulation, Stochastic Auditing

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Sequential Advocacy

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2002-016/1
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Feb 2002
Klaas J. Beniers, Robert Dur and Otto H. Swank
Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Information collection, advocates, sequential, budgetary process

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Do More Powerful Interest Groups Have a Disproportionate Influence on Policy?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 12-134/VII
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Dec 2012
Zara Sharif and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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information collection, communcation, interest groups, decision-making

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Is Transparency to No Avail? Committee Decision-Making, Pre-Meetings, and Credible Deals

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
Otto H. Swank and Bauke Visser
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Committee decision-making, reputational concerns, transparency, pre-meetings, deliberation

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Policy Makers, Advisors, and Reputation

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 2004-037/1
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Apr 2004
Phongthorn Wrasai and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Reputation, Signalling, Uncertainty, Policy decision-making

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When Galatea Cares About Her Reputation: How Having Faith in Your Workers Reduces Their Motivation to Shine

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-123/1
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Jurjen J.A. Kamphorst and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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reputation, worker motivation, task choice, principle-agent, Giffen goods

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Does Electoral Competition Create Incentives for Political Parties to Collect Information About the Pros and Cons of Alternative Policies?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 04-133/1
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Dec 2004
Silvia Dominguez-Martinez and Otto H. Swank
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Information collection, spatial voting models

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Committees As Active Audiences: Reputation Concerns and Information Acquisition

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2018-068/VII
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2019
Otto H. Swank and Bauke Visser
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Committee Decision Making, Reputation Concerns, Information Acquisition, Peers, Markets

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On the Role of Pre-Determined Rules for HRM Policies

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 11-034/1
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Feb 2011
Silvia Dominguez-Martinez and Otto H. Swank
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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rules, human resource management policies, self-image, motivation

Task-Specific Human Capital and Organizational Inertia

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-034/VII
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
Josse Delfgaauw and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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task-specific human capital, organizational inertia, time-inconsistency, exploration, exploitation

Task‐Specific Human Capital and Organizational Inertia

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 608-626, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jul 2016
Josse Delfgaauw and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Decision Making and Learning in a Globalizing World

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-034/1
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Mar 2010
Otto H. Swank and Bauke Visser
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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centralization, decentralization, learning, cheap talk, reputational concerns, globalization, policy diffusion

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Why are Residents Reluctant to Consult Attending Physicians?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 09-042/1
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 May 2009
Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Medical error, medical decision-making, reputational concerns, consulting

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Polarization, Information Collection and Electoral Control

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 2004-035/1
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2004
Silvia Dominguez-Martinez and Otto H. Swank
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Political competition, information, polarization

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What to Put on and What to Keep Off the Table? A Politician's Choice of Which Issues to Address

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 12-127/VII
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Rei Sayag and Otto H. Swank
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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agenda setting, career concerns, pandering

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Need to Know? On Information Systems in Firms

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2018-091/VII
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Information system, Information acquisition, Cheap-talk, Transparency, Firm behavior

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Labor Market Quotas

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2018-036/VII
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 May 2018
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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labor market quota, winners curse, screening

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A Simple Model of Self-Assessment

The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, No. 539, pp. 1225-1241, July 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Silvia Dominguez-Martinez and Otto H. Swank
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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In Defense of Boards

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 667-682, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Aug 2008
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Is Transparency to No Avail?

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 115, Issue 4, pp. 967-994, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Otto H. Swank and Bauke Visser
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Committee decision‐making, pre‐meetings, reputation

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The Role of Performance Appraisals in Motivating Employees

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 27, Issue 2, pp. 251-269, 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Jurjen J.A. Kamphorst and Otto H. Swank
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Confidence Management: On Interpersonal Comparisons in Teams

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 744-767, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Benoît S. Y. Crutzen, Otto H. Swank and Bauke Visser
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics
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Motivating Through Delegating Tasks or Giving Attention

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 23, Issue 3, pp. 731-742, 2007
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Otto H. Swank and Bauke Visser
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics

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When Policy Advisors Cannot Reach a Consensus

Social Choice and Welfare, Vol. 17, Issue 3, 2000
Posted: 01 Aug 2000
Maastricht School of Business and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics and Tilburg University, CentER

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A Theory of Policy Advice

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 15, Issue 3, Fall 1999
Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Economics, Maastricht School of Business and Economics and Tilburg University, CentER

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