Alberto Motta

UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics

Senior Lecturer

High Street

Sydney, NSW 2052

Australia

http://https://sites.google.com/site/albertomottaeconomics/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Understanding Social Impact Bonds and Their Alternatives: An Experimental Investigation

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-21
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Sep 2013
UNSW Business School, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Macquarie University, Macquarie Business SchoolMacquarie University - Macquarie Graduate School of Management
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social impact bonds, principal-agent multi-tasking framework, performance-based contracts,inputs-based contracts, social finance

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Fun in Education

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 May 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - Faculty of Business
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higher education, new teaching methods, educational (serious) games

Relative Performance Feedback in Education: Evidence From a Randomized Controlled Trial

UNSW Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2021
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, The University of Queensland, University of Queensland - School of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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relative performance feedback, rank incentives, social learning, academic performance, randomized controlled trial

Rank Incentives and Social Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12437
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jul 2019
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, The University of Queensland, University of Queensland - School of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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relative performance feedback, rank incentives, social learning, academic performance, randomized controlled trial

4.

Cultural Context in Standardized Tests

UNSW Economics Working Paper 2021-08
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Mar 2022
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, UNSW, University of Canberra and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Early Life Conditions and Financial Risk-Taking in Older Age

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 May 2011 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Portfolio Choice, Childhood, Socio-economic Status, Cognition, Health, Financial Risk

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What Makes a Critic Tick? Connected Authors and the Determinants of Book Reviews

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 12-080
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2013
Loretti Dobrescu, Michael Luca and Alberto Motta
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Collusion and Selective Supervision

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Sep 2011
Alberto Motta
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Collusion, supervision, selective supervision, delegation, mechanism design, revelation principle

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Budget Constrained Consumers and Pricing

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2016
Arghya Ghosh and Alberto Motta
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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budget-constrained, elasticity, oligopoly pricing

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Collusion and the Organisation of the Firm

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2014
Alfredo Burlando and Alberto Motta
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
Downloads 144 (373,442)
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Collusion, Supervision, Mechanism design, Theory of the Firm, Outsourcing

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Can Self Reporting Reduce Corruption in Law Enforcement?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2012
Alfredo Burlando and Alberto Motta
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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self reporting, permits, law enforcement, corruption, incentives, leniency program, collusion

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Why Aren't Developed Countries Saving?

NBER Working Paper No. w14580
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Can Rank Feedback Avoid Demoralization? A Randomized Controlled Trial

UNSW Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Jan 2021
Jie Chen, Loretti Dobrescu, Gigi Foster and Alberto Motta
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
Downloads 81 (559,697)

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relative performance information, milestones, higher education, randomized controlled trial

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The Power of Knowing a Woman Is in Charge: Lessons from a Randomized Experiment

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 23 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2023
Loretti Dobrescu, Alberto Motta and Akshay Shanker
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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education production function, incentives, gender differences, randomized controlled trial

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Financing Smallholder Agriculture: An Experiment with Agent-Intermediated Microloans in India

HKUST IEMS Working Paper No. 2015-23
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 May 2015
Monash University - Department of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, Boston University - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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agricultural finance, agent based lending, group lending, selection, repayment

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The Role of Fun in the Education Production Function: A Randomized Controlled Trial

UNSW Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Dec 2023
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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human capital, accessories, randomized controlled trial

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Legalize, Tax and Deter: Optimal Enforcement Policies for Corruptible Officials

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Alfredo Burlando and Alberto Motta
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
Downloads 46 (740,970)
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legalization, permits, law enforcement, corruption, incentives, self reporting, leniency program, collusion.

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Financing Smallholder Agriculture: An Experiment with Agent-Intermediated Microloans in India

NBER Working Paper No. w20709
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2023
Monash University - Department of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, Boston University - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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The Effect of Female Presidents: Evidence from an Economic Simulation

UNSW Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Nov 2023
Loretti Dobrescu, Jan Feld and Alberto Motta
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka - Victoria Business School and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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gender, political leaders, female president

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Financing Smallholder Agriculture: An Experiment With Agent-Intermediated Microloans in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11549
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Oct 2016
Monash University - Department of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, Boston University - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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Agent-based Lending, Agricultural Finance, Group Lending, Repayment, selection