Attila Ambrus

Duke University - Department of Economics

Associate Professor

100 Fuqua Drive

Durham, NC 27708-0204

United States

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1.

Pirates of the Mediterranean: An Empirical Investigation of Bargaining with Asymmetric Information

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
Attila Ambrus, Eric J. Chaney and Igor Salitskiy
Duke University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Network Markets and Consumers Coordination

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1481
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Oct 2004
Attila Ambrus and Rosa Argenziano
Duke University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 323 (73,129)
Citation 3

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Coalitional agreements, coordination, network externalities, optimal pricing, platform competition, price discrimination, two-sided markets

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Rationalizing Choice with Multi-Self Models

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1670
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Attila Ambrus and Kareen Rozen
Duke University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 128 (183,006)
Citation 3

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Multi-self models, Index of irrationality, IIA violations, Rationalizability

Rationalizing Choice with Multi-Self Models

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 128
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 May 2012
Attila Ambrus and Kareen Rozen
Duke University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Citation 3

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Multi-self models, index of irrationality, IIA violations, rationalizability

4.

Either or Both Competition: A 'Two-Sided' Theory of Advertising with Overlapping Viewerships

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 170
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015
Attila Ambrus, Emilio Calvano and Markus Reisinger
Duke University - Department of Economics, CSEF - Center for Studies in Economics and Finance and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 172 (85,520)

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Media Competition, Two-Sided Markets, Multi-Homing, Viewer Composition, Viewer Preference Correlation

5.

Network Markets and Consumer Coordination

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1317
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Nov 2004
Attila Ambrus and Rosa Argenziano
Duke University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 165 (132,579)
Citation 2

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two-sided markets, network externalities, platform competition, coordination

How Individual Preferences Get Aggregated in Groups - An Experimental Study

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 158
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Attila Ambrus, Ben Greiner and Parag A. Pathak
Duke University - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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group decision-making, role of deliberation, social influence

How Individual Preferences Get Aggregated in Groups - An Experimental Study

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-24
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Attila Ambrus, Ben Greiner and Parag A. Pathak
Duke University - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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group decision-making, role of deliberation, social influence

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Gradual Bidding in Ebay-Like Auctions

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 129
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 May 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
Attila Ambrus, Yuhta Ishii and James Burns
Duke University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Harvard University metaLAB
Downloads 75 (232,877)
Citation 1

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Social Investments, Informal Risk Sharing, and Inequality

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2015
Duke University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Social Investments, Informal Risk Sharing, and Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w20669
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Nov 2014
Attila Ambrus, Arun G. Chandrasekhar and Matt Elliott
Duke University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology
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Imperfect Public Monitoring with Costly Punishment - An Experimental Study

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2011 ECON 10
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Nov 2011
Attila Ambrus and Ben Greiner
Duke University - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
Downloads 62 (277,132)
Citation 4

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public good contribution experiments, imperfect monitoring, welfare implications of costly punishment

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Testing an Informational Theory of Legislation: Evidence from the U.S. House of Representatives

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Attila Ambrus, Hye Young You and László Sándor
Duke University - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University and Luxembourg School of Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 61 (270,568)

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11.

Appendix for Pirates of the Mediterranean: An Empirical Investigation of Bargaining with Transaction Costs

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 116
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2012
Attila Ambrus, Eric J. Chaney and Igor Salitskiy
Duke University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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12.

Commitment-Flexibility Trade-Off and Withdrawal Penalties

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 May 2012
Attila Ambrus and Georgy Egorov
Duke University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Commitment, flexibility, self-control, money-burning

13.

Compensated Discount Functions: An Experiment on the Influence of Expected Income on Time Preferences

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 168
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2015
Duke University - Department of Economics, University of Iceland, Boston University - Department of Economics and Luxembourg School of Finance, University of Luxembourg
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time preferences, hyperbolic discounting, income expectations, rewards conditional on income realization

14.

Testing an Informational Theory of Legislation: Evidence from the U.S. House of Representatives: Supplementary Appendix

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 122
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Attila Ambrus, László Sándor and Hye Young You
Duke University - Department of Economics, Luxembourg School of Finance, University of Luxembourg and Vanderbilt University
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15.

Democratic Punishment in Public Good Games with Perfect and Imperfect Observability

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 183
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2015
Attila Ambrus and Ben Greiner
Duke University - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
Downloads 30 (316,834)

Abstract:

public good contribution experiments, punishment, voting

16.

How Individual Preferences are Aggregated in Groups: An Experimental Study

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2014-30
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jun 2014
Attila Ambrus, Ben Greiner and Parag A. Pathak
Duke University - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (331,417)

Abstract:

group decision-making, role of deliberation, social influence

17.

Consumption Risk-Sharing in Social Networks

NBER Working Paper No. w15719
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Attila Ambrus, Markus M. Mobius and Adam Szeidl
Duke University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information and Central European University
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A Delegation-Based Theory of Expertise

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 193
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Attila Ambrus, Volodymyr Baranovskyi and Aaron Kolb
Duke University - Department of Economics, Duke University, Department of Economics, Students and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy
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19.

Supplement to 'Compensated Discount Functions: An Experiment on the Influence of Expected Income on Time Preferences'

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 169
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2015
Duke University - Department of Economics, University of Iceland, Boston University - Department of Economics and Luxembourg School of Finance, University of Luxembourg
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On Asynchronicity of Moves and Coordination

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 185
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2015
Attila Ambrus and Yuhta Ishii
Duke University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Cowles Foundation
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Abstract:

repeated games, asynchronous moves, coordination, equilibrium selection

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Supplementary Appendix to 'A Delegation-Based Theory of Expertise'

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 194
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Attila Ambrus, Volodymyr Baranovskyi and Aaron Kolb
Duke University - Department of Economics, Duke University, Department of Economics, Students and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy
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22.

On Defining Ex Ante Payoffs in Games with Diffuse Prior

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 May 2017 Last Revised: 09 May 2017
Attila Ambrus and Aaron Kolb
Duke University - Department of Economics and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy
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Delegation and Nonmonetary Incentives

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Dec 2015
Attila Ambrus and Georgy Egorov
Duke University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Citation 2

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delegation, organizational procedures, money burning

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Supplementary Appendix to 'Delegation and Nonmonetary Incentives'

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 201
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Attila Ambrus and Georgy Egorov
Duke University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Abstract:

delegation, organizational procedures, money burning

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The Case for Nil Votes: Voter Behavior Under Asymmetric Information in Compulsory and Voluntary Voting Systems

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 199
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Dec 2015
Attila Ambrus, Ben Greiner and Anne Sastro
Duke University - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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information aggregation in elections, nil vote option, voluntary and compulsory voting

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Rationalising Choice with Multi‐Self Models

The Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 585, pp. 1136-1156, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Attila Ambrus and Kareen Rozen
Duke University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Cooperation Over Finite Horizons: A Theory and Experiments

Posted: 30 Jan 2007
Attila Ambrus and Parag A. Pathak
Duke University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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