Martin Sefton

University of Nottingham - School of Economics

University Park

Nottingham, NG7 2RD

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Who Makes a Good Leader? Social Preferences and Leading-by-Example

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3914
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
Downloads 1,195 (31,964)
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reciprocity, contribution preferences, leadership, leading-by-example, false consensus effect

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The Effect of Rewards and Sanctions in Provision of Public Goods

CAEPR Working Paper No. 2006-005
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Sep 2006
Martin Sefton, Robert Shupp and James M. Walker
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics and Indiana University - Department of Economics and Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis
Downloads 385 (138,515)
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Hierarchy and Opportunism in Teams

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2005-109
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Tilburg University - CentER, Tilburg University, CentER and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
Downloads 163 (322,820)
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team production, leadership, opportunism, experiments

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Peer Effects in Pro-Social Behavior: Social Norms or Social Preferences?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6345
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
Simon Gaechter, Daniele Nosenzo and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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peer effects, social influence, gift-exchange, experiment, social preferences, inequity aversion, measuring social norms

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The Impact of Social Comparisons on Reciprocity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3639
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Aug 2008
Simon Gaechter and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
Downloads 139 (367,684)
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reciprocity, gift-exchange, social information, social comparisons, pay comparisons, peer effects

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Communication With Partially Verifiable Information: An Experiment

Number of pages: 94 Posted: 10 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2023
Valeria Burdea, Maria Montero and Martin Sefton
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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communication, partially verifiable messages, verification control, experiment

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A Self-Funding Reward Mechanism for Tax Compliance

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
University of East Anglia (UEA) - Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science (CBESS), University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Queensland - School of Economics
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tax evasion, rewards, audits

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Sequential versus Simultaneous Contributions to Public Goods: Experimental Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2602
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Apr 2009
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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public goods, voluntary contributions, sequential moves, experiment

Risk, Temptation, and Efficiency in the One-Shot Prisoner's Dilemma

CESifo Working Paper No. 9449
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Dec 2021
University of Nottingham, The Bank of Korea, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Newcastle University
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prisoner’s dilemma, cooperation, temptation, risk, efficiency

Risk, Temptation, and Efficiency in the One-Shot Prisoner's Dilemma

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14895
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 May 2022
University of Nottingham, The Bank of Korea, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Newcastle University
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prisoner’s dilemma, cooperation, temptation, risk, efficiency

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After You - Endogenous Sequencing in Voluntary Contribution Games

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2003-98
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jun 2004
Tilburg University - CentER, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
Downloads 85 (520,757)
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Information, uncertainty, public goods, games

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Enlargement and the Balance of Power: An Experimental Study

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jul 2005
Maria Montero, Martin Sefton and Ping Zhang
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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voting, power indices, experiments, paradox of new members

Disappointment Aversion and Social Comparisons in a Real-Effort Competition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10754
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 May 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2023
Simon Gaechter, Lingbo Huang and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham, Nanjing Audit University and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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reference-dependent preferences, disappointment aversion, social comparison effects, real effort competition

Disappointment Aversion and Social Comparisons in a Real-Effort Competition

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6489
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Simon Gaechter, Lingbo Huang and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham, Nanjing Audit University and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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real effort competition, social comparison effects, disappointment aversion, reference-dependent preferences

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The Paradox of New Members: Strategic Foundations and Experimental Evidence

CeDEx Discussion Paper No. 2007-06
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Oct 2007
Michalis Drouvelis, Maria Montero and Martin Sefton
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
Downloads 74 (564,771)
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voting, non-cooperative bargaining, power indices, experiments, paradox of new members

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Combining 'Real Effort' with Induced Effort Costs: The Ball-Catching Task

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5345
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 May 2015
Simon Gächter, Lingbo Huang and Martin Sefton
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Nanjing Audit University and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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experimental design, real effort task, induced values, incentives, piece-rate theory, team incentives, gift exchange, tournaments, online real effort experiments

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Majoritarian Contests with Asymmetric Battlefields: An Experiment

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of East Anglia (UEA)
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Colonel Blotto, majoritarian contests, experiment

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Combining "Real Effort" with Induced Effort Costs: The Ball-Catching Task

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9041
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 May 2015
Simon Gaechter, Lingbo Huang and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham, Nanjing Audit University and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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experimental design, real effort task, induced values, incentives, piece-rate theory, team incentives, gift exchange, tournaments, online real effort experiments

Social Preferences and the Variability of Conditional Cooperation

CESifo Working Paper No. 9924
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Sep 2022
University of Zurich, University of Nottingham, The Bank of Korea and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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sequential prisoner’s dilemma, conditional cooperation, social preferences

Social Preferences and the Variability of Conditional Cooperation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15523
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Sep 2022
University of Zurich, The Bank of Korea, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Sequential Prisoner's Dilemma, conditional cooperation, social preferences

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The Role of Payoff Parameters for Cooperation in the One-Shot Prisoner's Dilemma

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16814
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 Feb 2024
University of Nottingham, Bank of Korea, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Newcastle University
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prisoner's dilemma, cooperation, payoff parameters, temptation, risk, efficiency, normalized gain, normalized loss, K-index, experiments

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Implementation by Iterative Dominance and Backward Induction: An Experimental Comparison

Posted: 01 Sep 2004
Abdullah Yavas, Martin Sefton and Elena Katok
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Texas at Dallas

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Abreu-Matsushima mechanism, backward induction, experimental economics

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An Experimental Comparison of Two Search Models

Posted: 29 Nov 2000
Eric Abrams, Martin Sefton and Abdullah Yavas
Hawaii Pacific University, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Experimental Search Markets, Price Dispersion, Diamond Paradox.

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Threat to Regulate and Coordination Failures: Experimental Evidence

Posted: 03 May 2000
Martin Sefton and Abdullah Yavas
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Funding Public Goods with Lotteries: Experimental Evidence

Princeton University Wilson School WP #185
Posted: 27 Jan 1998
Martin Sefton and John Morgan
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group

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When are Nash Equilibria Self-Enforcing? An Experimental Analysis

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Posted: 27 Nov 1997
Kenneth Clark and Martin Sefton
The University of Manchester - School of Social Sciences and University of Nottingham - School of Economics

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