Gary Charness

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics

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Santa Barbara, CA 93106

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Scholarly Papers (75)

1.

Strong Evidence for Gender Differences in Investment

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
Gary Charness and Uri Gneezy
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Financial risk, gender differences, experiment, risk attitudes

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Understanding Social Preference with Simple Tests

Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Economics and Business Working Paper No. 441
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
Gary Charness and Matthew Rabin
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,757 (13,963)
Citation 196

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Difference Aversion, Fairness, Inequity Aversion, Social Welfare, Non-Ultimatum Games, Reciprocal Fairness, Social Preferences, Ultimatum Games.

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Exercise Improves Academic Performance

NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 08/2017
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Sep 2017
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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Risk Management Research Report - Spring 2010

Risk Management Research Report, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
HEC Paris - Finance Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Finance, Brooklyn College - CUNY, Drexel University, Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance, University of Rochester - Simon Business School, Temple University - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University - Department of Economics & Finance, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, HEC Paris - Finance Department, Harvard Law School, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Navarra, IESE Business School, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department, Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, University of California at Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management, INSEAD, University of South Florida - College of Business Administration, Fordham University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business and Loyola University of Chicago - Department of Finance
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Risk, Risk Management, Derivatives, Corporate Governance, Financial Derivatives, Value-At-Risk, VaR, Ethics, Volatility, Variance, Standard Deviation, Systemic, Systematic

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Incentives to Exercise

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2009
Gary Charness and Uri Gneezy
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 1,268 (22,872)
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Intrinsic incentives, extrinsic incentives, habits, exercise, crowding-out, motivation, health

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Individual Behavior and Group Membership

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Gary Charness, Luca Rigotti and Aldo Rustichini
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,164 (25,916)
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Group membership, identity, salience, behavioral game theory, social effects

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Portfolio Choice and Risk Attitudes: An Experiment

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Apr 2003
Gary Charness and Uri Gneezy
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 1,009 (31,366)
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Ambiguity aversion, behavioral finance, illusion of control, lotteries, myopic loss aversion, portfolio choice, risk attitudes

Portfolio Choice and Risk Attitudes: An Experiment

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 133-146, January 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Gary Charness and Uri Gneezy
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Promises and Partnership

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Apr 2003
Gary Charness and Martin Dufwenberg
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of Arizona - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,003 (32,096)
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Promises, partnership, contract theory, behavioral economics, hidden action, moral hazard, lies, social preferences, psychological game theory, guilt aversion, reciprocity, fairness

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Altruism, Equity, and Reciprocity in a Gift Exchange Experiment: An Encompassing Approach

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Aug 1999
Gary Charness and Ernan Haruvy
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and McGill University
Downloads 637 (59,259)
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What's in a Name? Anonymity and Social Distance in Dictator and Ultimatum Games

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Dec 2001
Gary Charness and Uri Gneezy
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 634 (59,623)
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Altruism, Experiment, Generosity, Names, Social Distance

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Bargaining and Network Structure: An Experiment

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Nov 2000
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 611 (62,522)
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Bargaining, Experiment, Graph Theory, Network

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Does Pay Inequality Affect Worker Effort? Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Mar 2004
Gary Charness and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 592 (65,066)
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Wage compression, wage secrecy, wage inequality, experiment, gift exchange

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Attribution and Reciprocity in an Experimental Labor Market

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jun 2001
Gary Charness
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Individual and Group Decision Making Under Risk: An Experimental Study of Bayesian Updating and Violations of First-Order Stochastic Dominance

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Sep 2006
Gary Charness, Edi Karni and Dan Levin
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
Downloads 511 (78,240)
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First-order stochastic dominance, group decision-making, complexity, representativeness bias

Competitive Preferences and Status as an Incentive: Experimental Evidence

CIRANO - Scientific Publications 2011s-07
Posted: 01 Feb 2011
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Université de Rennes I and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
Downloads 226 (189,454)
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Status seeking, rank, competitive preferences, experiment

Competitive Preferences and Status as an Incentive: Experimental Evidence

Groupe d’Analyse et de Théorie Économique Working Paper No. 1016
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Jul 2010
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Université de Rennes I and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
Downloads 167 (247,972)
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Status Seeking, Rank, Competitive Preferences, Experiment

Competitive Preferences and Status as an Incentive: Experimental Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5034
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Université de Rennes I and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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status seeking, rank, competitive preferences, experiment

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When Optimal Choices Feel Wrong: A Laboratory Study of Bayesian Updating, Complexity, and Affect

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Sep 2003
Gary Charness and Dan Levin
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
Downloads 500 (80,363)
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Bayesian updating, Reinforcement, Affect, Experimental economics

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Social Distance and Reciprocity: The Internet vs. The Laboratory

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 May 2002
Gary Charness, Ernan Haruvy and Doron Sonsino
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, McGill University and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology - The William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Management
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Internet Experiments, Lost-wallet Game, Reciprocity, Social Distance

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Optimal Contracts with Team Production and Hidden Information: An Experiment

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Working Paper No. 478
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
Antonio Cabrales and Gary Charness
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 445 (92,275)
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Experiment, Hidden Information, Optimal contract, Production Team, Wage Rigidity

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Broken Promises: An Experiment

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2008
Gary Charness and Martin Dufwenberg
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of Arizona - Department of Economics
Downloads 438 (93,958)
Citation 39

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Behavioral economics, cheap talk, communication, cost-of-lying, credibility, guilt aversion, psychological game theory, promises

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Expressed Preferences and Behavior in Experimental Games

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jan 2003
Gary Charness and Matthew Rabin
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 419 (98,922)
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Beliefs, Experiment, Expressed Preferences, Positive Reciprocity, Social Preferences

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Do Co-Workers' Wages Matter? Theory and Evidence on Wage Secrecy, Wage Compression and Effort

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Dec 2004
Gary Charness and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 412 (100,890)
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experiments, effort, social preferences, jealousy, wage compression, wage secrecy

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Endogenous Group Formation and Public Goods Provision: Exclusion, Exit, Mergers, and Redemption

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2008
Gary Charness and Chun-Lei Yang
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Public goods, Endogenous group formation, Experiment, Exclusion, Ostracism, Merger, Efficiency, Voting

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The Origin of the Winner's Curse: A Laboratory Study

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2007
Gary Charness and Dan Levin
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
Downloads 391 (107,161)
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Winner's curse, auction, experiment, take-over game, acquire-a-company game, self-cognition bias, cursed (equilibrium) beliefs, level-k reasoning, bounded rationality

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Cheap Talk, Information, and Coordination - Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Dec 2001
Gary Charness and Brit Grosskopf
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
Downloads 372 (113,324)
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Cheap Talk, Coordination, Payoff Information, Risk Dominance

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Reputation and Honesty in a Market for Information

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Economics Working Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Nov 1998
Gary Charness and Nuno Garoupa
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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How Robust is Laboratory Gift Exchange?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Dec 2001
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
Downloads 359 (117,996)
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Gift-exchange, Strategic Motivation, Experiment

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Relative Payoffs and Happiness: An Experimental Study

Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Economics and Business Working Paper No. 436
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
Gary Charness and Brit Grosskopf
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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Do Labour Market Conditions Affect Gift Exchange? Some Experimental Evidence

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Working Paper No. 491
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Nov 2000
Jordi Brandts and Gary Charness
Instituto de Analisis Economico (CSIC) Barcelona and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 351 (120,958)
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Experiment, Unbalanced Markets, Cooperation, Gift-Exchange

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Truth or Consequences: An Experiment

Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Economics and Business Working Paper No. 437
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
Jordi Brandts and Gary Charness
Instituto de Analisis Economico (CSIC) Barcelona and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 308 (138,999)
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Responsibility and Effort in an Experimental Labor Market

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Economics Working Paper No. 322
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Dec 1998
Gary Charness
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 306 (139,265)
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Responsibility, social behavior, experiment, generosity

Responsibility and Effort in an Experimental Labor Market

Posted: 19 Sep 2000
Gary Charness
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics

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Group Play in Games and the Role of Consent in Network Formation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Jan 2004
Gary Charness and Matthew O. Jackson
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 297 (144,842)
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Groups, Networks, Game Theory, Equilibrium Selection, Equilibrium Refinement, Majority Voting, Group Play, Robust-belief Equilibrium

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Cooperation, Competition, and Risk Attitudes: An Intergenerational Field and Laboratory Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2574
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Gary Charness and Marie Claire Villeval
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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age, performance, labor market, discrimination, diversity, stereotypes, experiments

Competition, Hidden Information, and Efficiency: An Experiment

GATE Working Paper No. 06-05
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 10 May 2010
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University College London - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
Downloads 163 (253,260)
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competition, efficiency, experiment, hidden information

Competition, Hidden Information and Efficiency: An Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2296
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Sep 2006
University College London - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
Downloads 102 (361,123)
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experiment, hidden information, competition, efficiency

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The Role of Responsibility in Strategic Risk-Taking

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Oct 2006
Gary Charness and Matthew O. Jackson
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 252 (170,450)
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Equilibrium Selection, Responsibility, Risk-taking

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On the Conjunction Fallacy in Probability Judgment: New Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Gary Charness, Edi Karni and Dan Levin
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
Downloads 242 (177,189)
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Conjunction fallacy, representativeness bias, group consultation, incentives

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Intention and Stochastic Outcomes: An Experimental Study

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Oct 2003
Gary Charness and David I. Levine
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Intentions, Reciprocity, Experiment, Rent-sharing, Process, Attribution

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When are Layoffs Acceptable? Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Economics Working Paper No. 369
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Aug 1999
Gary Charness and David I. Levine
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 238 (180,094)
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Pre-Play Communication and Credibility: A Test of Aumann's Conjecture

Economics working paper 293
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Sep 1998
Gary Charness
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 238 (180,094)
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Changes in the Employment Contract? Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 May 2002
Gary Charness and David I. Levine
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Informal Risk-Sharing in an Infinite-Horizon Experiment

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Mar 2004
Gary Charness and Garance Genicot
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Georgetown University - Department of Economics
Downloads 230 (186,008)
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Experiments, gift exchange, informal insurance, risk-sharing, social preferences

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Endogenous Transfers in the Prisoner's Dilemma Game: An Experimental Test of Cooperation and Coordination

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jun 2006
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 229 (186,784)
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Prisoner's dilemma, Endogenous transfer payments, Compensation mechanism, Coase theorem, Coordination games, Equilibrium selection

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Hot vs. Cold: Sequential Responses and Preference Stability in Experimental Games

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Economics Working Paper No. 321
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Dec 1998
Jordi Brandts and Gary Charness
Instituto de Analisis Economico (CSIC) Barcelona and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Self-Confidence and Strategic Behavior

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4517
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Jan 2014
Gary Charness, Aldo Rustichini and Jeroen van de Ven
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 137 (291,681)
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self-confidence, overconfidence, salient perturbations, analogies, strategic deterrence, unconscious behavior, self-deception, hustling, experiment

Self-Confidence and Strategic Behavior

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Nov 2013
Gary Charness, Aldo Rustichini and Jeroen van de Ven
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 74 (439,946)
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Self-confidence, overconfidence, salient perturbations, analogies, strategic deterrence, unconscious behavior, self-deception, hustling, experiment

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Creativity and Corporate Culture

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2021
Gary Charness and Daniela Grieco
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Università degli Studi di Milano
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creativity; corporate culture; cooperation; experiment; incentives; ranking.

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Uncertainty and Deterrence: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
Gary Charness and Gregory J. DeAngelo
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
Downloads 204 (208,170)
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Deterrence, Experiment, Uncertainty, Crime and Punishment

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The Dark Side of Competition for Status

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Université de Rennes I and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
Downloads 185 (227,003)
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Status, ranking, feedback, sabotage, doping, competitive preferences, experiment

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Experimental Games on Networks: Underpinnings of Behavior and Equilibrium Selection

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8104
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of London - Royal Holloway College, Universidad de Alicante and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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random networks, incomplete information, connectivity, clustering, strategic substitutes, strategic complements, experiment

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An Experiment on Nash Implementation

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Sep 1998
Antonio Cabrales, Gary Charness and Luis C. Corchón
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics
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Implementation, Experiments, Mechanisms

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Competition and the Ratchet Effect

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3784
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Gary Charness, Peter Kuhn and Marie Claire Villeval
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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ratchet effect, competition, experiment, private information, labor markets

Competition and the Ratchet Effect

GATE Working Paper No. 08-28
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
Gary Charness, Peter Kuhn and Marie Claire Villeval
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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Ratchet effect, competition, experiment, private information, labor markets

Competition and the Ratchet Effect

NBER Working Paper No. w16325
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2022
Gary Charness, Peter Kuhn and Marie Claire Villeval
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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Lab Labor: What Can Labor Economists Learn from the Lab?

NBER Working Paper No. w15913
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2022
Gary Charness and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 79 (423,655)
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Lab Labor: What can Labor Economists Learn from the Lab?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4941
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Gary Charness and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 71 (450,112)
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personnel economics, principal-agent theory, laboratory experiments, labor economics

When is Employee Retaliation Acceptable at Work? Evidence from Quasi- Experiments

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
Gary Charness and David I. Levine
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Perceived fairness, Sabotage, Retaliation, Omission, Commission, Domains of reciprocity, Labor relations

When is Employee Retaliation Acceptable at Work? Evidence from Quasi-Experiments

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 499-523, October 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Sep 2010
Gary Charness and David I. Levine
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Self-Serving Biases: Evidence from a Simulated Labor Relationship

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Economics Working Paper No. 370
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 May 2002
Gary Charness and Ernan Haruvy
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and McGill University
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Experiment; fairness; labour relations; self-serving bias

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An Investment Game with Third-Party Intervention

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Sep 2007
Gary Charness, Ramon Cobo-Reyes and Natalia Jimenez
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Granada - Campus de Fuentenueva and University of Granada - Campus de Fuentenueva
Downloads 141 (285,737)
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Trust, punishment, third-party intervention, responsibility-alleviation

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Forward Induction and Entry Deterrence: An Experiment

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jan 2004
Jordi Brandts, Antonio Cabrales and Gary Charness
Instituto de Analisis Economico (CSIC) Barcelona, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
Downloads 138 (288,939)
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Entry, excess capacity, forward induction, equilibrium selection, first-mover advantage

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Mechanisms for Reducing Criminal Recidivism: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jul 2011
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and
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Recidivism, Deterrence, Uncertainty, Enforcement

An Experimental Study on the Effects of Communication, Credibility, and Clustering in Network Games

MPI Collective Goods Discussion Paper, No. 2019/8
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 May 2019
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of London - Royal Holloway College, University of Malaga and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Networks, Clustering, Communication, Credibility, Cheap talk, Experiment

An Experimental Study on the Effects of Communication, Credibility, and Clustering in Network Games

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12347
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 May 2019
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of London - Royal Holloway College, Universidad de Alicante and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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networks, clustering, communication, credibility, cheap talk, experiment

An Experimental Study on the Effects of Communication, Credibility, and Clustering in Network Games

CESifo Working Paper No. 7659
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Jul 2019
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Malaga, University of London - Royal Holloway College and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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networks, clustering, communication, credibility, cheap talk, experiment

Do Measures of Risk Attitude in the Laboratory Predict Behavior Under Risk in and Outside of the Laboratory?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12395
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Econometrics (FEE) and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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lab-in-the-field experiment, elicitation methods, risk preferences

Do Measures of Risk Attitude in the Laboratory Predict Behavior under Risk In and Outside of the Laboratory?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Econometrics (FEE) and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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risk preferences, elicitation methods, lab-in-the-field experiment

Do Measures of Risk Attitude in the Laboratory Predict Behavior Under Risk In and Outside of the Laboratory?

GATE WP 1921 – June 2019
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Econometrics (FEE) and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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Risk preferences, elicitation methods, lab-in-the-field experiment

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Bargaining Efficiency and Screening: An Experimental Investigation

Economics Working Paper 284
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jun 1998
Gary Charness
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Future Research in the Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Gary Charness and Martin Dufwenberg
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of Arizona - Department of Economics
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Trust and Trustworthiness Reputations in an Investment Game

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
Gary Charness, Ninghua Du and Chun-Lei Yang
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Experiment, Indirect Reciprocity, Trust, Reputation systems

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A Test of the Modigliani-Miller Invariance Theorem and Arbitrage in Experimental Asset Markets

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Aug 2019
Gary Charness and Tibor Neugebauer
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Université du Luxembourg - Department of Finance
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Modigliani-Miller theorem, asset market, twin shares, experiment, limits to arbitrage, perfect correlation, experience, cognitive reflection test, risk aversion

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Shaking Things Up: On the Stability of Risk and Time Preferences

CESifo Working Paper No. 8187
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Apr 2020
University of Luxemburg, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA) and University of Rome Tor Vergata
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time preferences, risk preferences, natural disaster, Albania, migration

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Let's Talk: How Communication Affects Contract Design

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3883
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jul 2012
Jordi Brandts, Gary Charness and Matthew Ellman
Instituto de Analisis Economico (CSIC) Barcelona, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC)
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contract design, communication, experiments

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Complexity in Risk Elicitation May Affect the Conclusions: A Demonstration Using Gender Differences

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and WZB Berlin Social Science Center
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gender, risk preferences, elicitation mechanisms, complexity, experiment

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Cooperation and Competition in Intergenerational Experiments in the Field and the Laboratory

GATE Working Paper No. 09-31
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
Gary Charness and Marie Claire Villeval
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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Age, performance, diversity, stereotypes, cooperation, competition, inter-generational games, experiments

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Social Comparisons in Wage Delegation: Experimental Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7802
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Dec 2013
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Essex, University of Granada - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Granada - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Granada
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delegation, gift-exchange, experiment

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Pay Inequality, Pay Secrecy, and Effort: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w11786
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2022
Gary Charness and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Improving Healthy Eating in Children: Experimental Evidence

MPI Collective Goods Discussion Paper, No. 2020/1
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 12 Jan 2021
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Essex, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), New York University (NYU) and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Healthy eating, children, parents, non-monetary incentives, field experiment

Improving Healthy Eating in Children: Experimental Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13999
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 04 Jan 2021
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Essex, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), University of Exeter, New York University (NYU) and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Learning Your Own Risk Preferences

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jul 2022
Gary Charness, Nir Chemaya and Dario Trujano-Ochoa
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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Risk preferences, experience, uncertainty, experimental methodology

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Letting Down the Team? Evidence of Social Effects of Team Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. w16687
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2022
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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Shaking Things Up: On the Stability of Risk and Time Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13084
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Mar 2020
University of Luxemburg, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA) and University of Rome Tor Vergata
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time preferences, risk preferences, natural disaster, Albania, migration

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Emigration Intentions and Risk Aversion: Causal Evidence from Albania

CESifo Working Paper No. 9484
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jan 2022
Michel A. R. Beine, Gary Charness and Arnaud Dupuy
University of Luxemburg, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA)
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emigration, risk aversion, earthquakes, trapped population phenomenon

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Fortune and Identity

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Jul 2022
Gary Charness and Xin Jiang
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Experiment, distributive preference, identity, in-group bias, shared experience

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A Stranger in a Strange Land: Promises and Identity

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Aug 2022
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Economics and Law and University of Rome I
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A13, C91, D03, D64, D90

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Social Identity, Group Behavior, and Teams

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 12, pp. 691-713, 2020
Posted: 14 Aug 2020
Gary Charness and Yan Chen
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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