» Working Papers
+ - 2016
16-07 Sheremeta, R. Uler, N. "The Impact of Taxes and Wasteful Government Spending on Giving"
16-06 Brokesova, Z., Deck, C., Peliova, J. "Bringing a Natural Experiment into the Laboratory: the Measurement of Individual Risk Attitudes"
16-05 McLaughlin, K. and Friedman, D. "Online Ad Auctions: An Experiment"
16-04 Bejarano, H., Green, E., Rassenti, S. "Payment Scheme Self-Selection in the Credence Goods Market: An Experimental Study"
16-03 Bregu, K., Deck, C., Ham, L., Jahedi, S. "The Effects of Alcohol Use on Economic Decision Making"
16-02 Jahedi, S., Deck, C., Ariely, D. "Arousal and Economic Decision Making"
16-01 Rubin, J., Samek, A., Sheremeta, R. "Incentivizing Quantity and Quality of Output: An Experimental Investigation of the Quantity-Quality Trade-off"
+ - 2015
15-29 Becker, S., Pfaff, S., Rubin, J. "Causes and Consequences of the Protestant Reformation"
15-28 Bigoni, M., Camera, G., Casari, M. "Money and the Scale of Cooperation"
15-27 Clingingsmith, D. and Sheremeta, R. "Status and the Demand for Visible Goods: Experimental Evidence on Conspicuous Consumption"
15-26 Samek, A. and Sheremeta, R. "Selective Recognition: How to Recognize Donors to Increase Charitable Giving"
15-25 Brañas-Garza, P., Kujal, P., Lenkeim B. "Cognitive Reflection Test: Whom, how, when"
15-24 Kovenock, D. and Roberson, B. "The Optimal Defense of Network Connectivity"
15-23 Cason, T., Sheremeta, R., Zhang, J. "Asymmetric and Endogenous Within-Group Communication in Competitive Coordination Games"
15-22 Gelder, A., Kovenock, D., Sheremeta, R. "Behavior in All-Pay Auctions with Ties"
15-21 Sheremeta, R. "Behavior in Group Contests: A Review of Experimental Research"
15-20 Howe, E.L., Murphy, J., Gerkey, D., West, C.T. "Indirect Reciprocity, Resource Sharing, and Environmental Risk: Evidence from Field Experiments in Siberia"
15-19 Bourke, V. and Porter, D. "The Effects of Make and Take Fees in Experimental Markets"
15-18 Chen, Z., Ong, D., Sheremeta, R. "The Gender Difference in the Value of Winning"
15-17 Corgnet, B., DeSantis, M., Porter, D. "What Makes a Good Trader? On the Role of Quant Skills, Behavioral Biases and Intuition on Trader Performance"
15-16 Chen, Z., Ong, D., Sheremeta, R. "Competition Between and Within Universities: Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Group Identity and the Desire to Win"
15-15 Corgnet, B., DeSantis, M., Porter, D. "Revisiting Information Aggregation in Asset Markets: Reflective Learning & Market Efficiency"
15-14 Deck, C. and Sheremeta, R.M. "Tug-of-War in the Laboratory"
15-13 Camera, G., Casari, M., Bortolotti, S. "An Experiment on Retail Payments Systems"
15-12 Rey-Biel, P., Sheremeta, R., Uler, N. "When Income Depends on Performance and Luck: The Effects of Culture and Information on Giving"
15-11 Wilcox, N. "Error and Generalization in Discrete Choice Under Risk"
15-10 Wilcox, N. "Unusual Estimates of Probability Weighting Functions"
15-09 Corgnet, B., Martin, L., Ndodjang, P., Sutan, A. "On the Merit of Equal Pay: When Influence Activities Interact with Incentive Setting"
15-08 Murphy, J., Batmunkh, N., Nilsson, B., Ray, S. "The Impact of Social Information on the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods: A Replication Study"
15-07 Kovenock, D and Roberson, B. "Generalizations of the General Lotto and Colonel Blotto Games"
15-06 Camera, G. and Kim, J. "Dynamic Directed Search"
15-05 Corgnet, B. and Hernan-Gonzalez, R. "Revisiting the Tradeoff between Risk and Incentives: The Shocking Effect of Random Shocks"
15-04 Corgnet, B., Espín, A., Hernán-González, R. "The cognitive basis of social behavior: cognitive reflection overrides antisocial but not always prosocial motives."
15-03 Cherry, T., Howe, E. Lance, Murphy, J. "Sharing as Risk Pooling in a Social Dilemma Experiment."
15-02 Gelder, A. and Kovenock, D. "Dynamic Behavior and Player Types in Majoritarian Multi-Battle Contests."
15-01 Cason, T., Sheremeta, R., Zhang, J. "Asymmetric and Endogenous Communication in Competition between Groups."
+ - 2014
14-23 Brañas-Garza, P., Galizzi, M., Nieboer, J. "Digit ratio and risk taking: Evidence from a large, multi-ethnic sample."
14-22 Kuran, T. and Rubin, J., "The Financial Power of the Powerless: Socio-Economic Status and Interest Rates under Partial Rule of Law."
14-21 Bejarano, H., Kaplan, H., Rassenti, S. "Effects of Retirement and Lifetime Earnings Profile on Health Investment."
14-20 Bejarano, H., Kaplan, H., Rassenti, S. "Dynamic Optimization and Conformity in Health Behavior and Life Enjoyment over the Life Cycle."
14-19 Schniter, E., Shields, T.W. "Sexism, statements, and audits." (under review).
14-18 Schniter, E., Gurven, M., Kaplan, H., Wilcox, N., Hooper, P. "Skill ontogeny among Tsimane forager-horticulturalists." (under review).
14-17 Bigoni, M., Camera, G., Casari, M. "Money is More than Memory."
14-16 McCarter, M., Samak, A., Sheremeta, R. "Divided Loyalists or Conditional Cooperators? Creating Consensus about Cooperation in Multiple Simultaneous Social Dilemmas."
14-15 Irfanoglu, Z., Mago, S., Sheremeta, R. "The New Hampshire Effect: Behavior in Sequential and Simultaneous Election Contests."
14-14 Sheremeta, R. "Behavioral Dimensions of Contests."
14-13 Proestakis, A., Branas-Garza, P., Kujal, P. "Self discrimination: A field experiment on obesity."
14-12 Brokesova, Z., Deck, C. Peliova, J. "Experimenting with Behavior Based Pricing."
14-11 Deck, C. and Jahedi, S. "People Do Not Discount Heavily in Strategic Settings, but They Believe Others Do."
14-10 Deck, C. and Kimbrough, E. "Single- and Double-Elimination All-Pay Tournaments."
14-09 Holt, C., Kydd, A., Razzolini, L., Sheremeta, R. "The Paradox of Misaligned Profiling: Theory and Experimental Evidence."
14-08 Chowdhury, S. and Sheremeta, R. "Overbidding and overspreading in rent-seeking experiments: Cost structure and prize allocation rules."
14-07 Schniter, E. and Sheremeta, R. "Predictable and Predictive Emotions: Explaining Cheap Signals and Trust Re-Extension."
14-06 Chowdhury, S. and Sheremeta, R. "Strategically Equivalent Contests."
14-05 Wilson, B. "The Meaning of Deceive in Experimental Economic Science."
14-04 Savikhin Samek, A. and Sheremeta, R. "When Identifying Contributors is Costly: An Experiment on Public Goods."
14-03 Lin, S., Pfeiffer, G., Porter, D. "Accounting Standards and Financial Market Stability: An Experimental Examination."
14-02 Sugden, R. "Characterising competitive equilibrium in terms of opportunity."
14-01 Kimbrough, E. and Sheremeta, R. "Why can’t we be friends? Entitlements and the costs of conflict."
+ - 2013
13-34 Savikhin Samek, A. and Sheremeta, R. "Recognizing Contributors: An Experiment on Public Goods."
13-33 Kimbrough, E., Sheremeta, R., Shields, T. "When Parity Promotes Peace:Resolving Conflict Between Asymmetric Agents."
13-32 Drugov, M., Hernán-González, R., Kujal, P., Troya Martinez, M. "Cheap Talk with Two Audiences: An Experiment."
13-31 Brañas-Garza, P. and Kovářík, J. "Digit Ratios and Social Preferences: A Comment on Buser (2012)."
13-30 Harrington, J., Hernan-Gonzalez, R., Kujal, P. "The Relative Efficacy of Price Announcements and Express Communication for Collusion: Experimental Findings." Appendix.
13-29 Bottino, E., Goddio, C., Kujal, P. "What is a fair wage? Reference points, Entitlements and Gift Exchange."
13-28 Schniter, E., Sheremeta, R., Shields, T. "Conflicted Emotions Following Trust-based Interaction."
13-27 Deck, C., Hao, L., Porter, D. "Do Prediction Markets Aid Defenders in a Weak‐Link Contest?"
13-26 Chaudhary, L. and Rubin, J. "Religious Identity and the Provision of Public Goods: Evidence from the Indian Princely States."
13-25 Camera, G. and Chien, Y. "Two Monetary Models with Alternating Markets."
13-24 Schniter, E., Sheremta, R., and Shields T. "Limitations to Signaling Trust with All or Nothing Investments."
13-23 Shupp, R., Sheremeta, R., Schmidt, D., and Walker, J. "Resource Allocation Contests: Experimental Evidence."
13-22 Corgnet, B., Hernán - González, R. Schniter, E. "Why Real Leisure Really Matters: Incentive Effects on Real Effort in the Laboratory."
13-21 Branas-Garza, P., Cobo-Reyes, R., Jimenez, N., and Pontiy, G. "A Guided Tour to (Real-Life) Social Network."
13-20 Kimbrough, E., Sheremeta, R., and Shields, T. "When Parity Promotes Peace: Resolving conflict between asymmetric agents."
13-18 Domènech, A., Brañas-Garza, P., and Espín, A. "Fetal Testosterone (2D:4D) as Predictor of Cognitive Reflection."
13-17 Espín, A., Exadaktylos, F., Herrmann, B., and Brañas-Garza, P. "Short- and Long-run Goals in Ultimatum Bargaining."
13-16 Schniter, E. and Shields, T. "Recalibrational Emotions and the Regulation of Trust-Based Behaviors."
13-15 Corgnet, B., Hernán-Gonzalez, R., and Rassenti, S. "Firing Threats and Tenure: Incentive effects and impression management."
13-14 Erik O. Kimbrough, E., and Rubin, J. "Sustaining Group Reputation."
13-13 Moore, K., Sun, P., de Vries, C., and Zhou, C. "Shape Homogeneity and Scale Heterogeneity of Downside Tail Risk."
13-12 Chowdhury, S., Lee, D., and Sheremeta, R. "Top Guns May Not Fire: Best-Shot Group Contests with Group-Specific Public Good Prizes."
13-11 Kimbrough, E., Rubin, J., Sheremeta, R., Shields, T. "Commitment Problems in Conflict Resolution."
13-10 Klose, B. and Kovenock, D. "The All-Pay Auction with Complete Information and Identity-Dependent Externalities."
13-09 Branas-Garza, P., Kovarik, J., and Neyse, L. "Second-to-Fourth Digit Ratio has a Non-Monotonic Impact on Altruism."
13-08 McCarter, M., Samak, A., and Sheremeta, R. "Divided Loyalties or Conditional Cooperation? An experimental study of contributions to multiple public goods."
13-07 Gabaix, X., Laibson, D., Li, D., Li, H., Resnick, S., and de Vries, C. "The Impact of Competition on Prices with Numerous Firms."
13-06 Sheremeta, R. "Overbidding and Heterogeneous Behavior in Contest Experiments."
13-05 Deck, C. and Porter, D. "Prediction Markets in the Laboratory."
13-04 Corgnet, B., Hernán-Gonzalez, R., Kujal, P., and Porter, D. "The Effect of Earned vs. House Money on Price Bubble Formation in Experimental Asset Markets."
13-03 Sheremeta, R. and Zhang, J. "Three-Player Trust Game with Insider Communication."
13-02 McCarter, M. and Sheremeta, R. "You Can’t Put Old Wine in New Bottles: The Effect of Newcomers on Coordination in Groups."
13-01 Corgnet, B., Hernan-Gonzalez, R., and Rassenti, S. "Peer Pressure and Moral Hazard in Teams: Experimental Evidence."
+ - 2012
12-31 Thomas, C. "An Alternating-Offers Model of Multilateral Negotiations."
12-30 Mago, S., Sheremeta, R. and Yates, A. "Best-of-Three Contest Experiments: Strategic versus psychological momentum."
12-29 Bigoni, M., Camera, G. and Casari, M. "Strategies of Cooperation and Punishment among Students and Clerical Workers."
12-28 Camera, G. and Kim, J. "Buyer's Equilibrium with Capacity Constraints and Restricted Mobility: A recursive approach."
12-27 Camera, G., Casari, M. and Bigoni, M. "Binding Promises and Cooperation among Strangers."
12-26 Schniter, E., Shields, T. and Dickhaut, J. "Ageism & Cooperation."
12-25 Gjerstad, S. and Smith, V. "Balance Sheet Crises: Causes, Consequences and Responses."
12-24 Gómez-Miñambres, J., Corgnet, B. and Hernán-Gonzalez, R. "Goal Setting and Monetary Incentives: When Large Stakes Are Not Enough."
12-23 Clots-Figueras, I., Hernán González, R., and Kujal, P. "Asymmetry and Deception in the Investment Game."
12-22 Dechenaux, E., Kovenock, D. and Sheremeta, R. "A Survey of Experimental Research on Contests, All-Pay Auctions and Tournaments."
12-21 Rubin, J. and Sheremeta, R. "Principal-Agent Settings with Random Shocks."
12-20 Gómez-Miñambres, J. and Schniter, E. "Menu-Dependent Emotions and Self-Control."
12-19 Schniter, E., Sheremeta, R., and Sznycer, D. "Building and Rebuilding Trust with Promises and Apologies."
12-18 Shields, T. and Xin, B. "Higher-order Beliefs in Simple Trading Models."
12-17 Pfeiffer, G. and Shields, T. "Performance-Based Compensation and Firm Value: Experimental evidence."
12-16 Kimbrough, E. and Sheremeta, R. "Why Can’t We Be Friends? Entitlements, bargaining, and conflict."
12-15 Mago, S., Savikhin, A., and Sheremeta, R. "Facing Your Opponents: Social identification and information feedback in contests."
12-14 McCarter, M., Kopelman, S., Turk, T. and Ybarra, C. "Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth: How the tragedy of the anticommons emerges in organizations."
12-13 Chowdhury, S., Sheremeta, R. and Turocy, T. "Overdissipation and Convergence in Rent-seeking Experiments: Cost structure and prize allocation rules."
12-12 Bodsky, R., Donato, D., James, K. and Porter, D. "Experimental Evidence on the Properties of the California’s Cap and Trade Price Containment Reserve."
12-11 Branas-Garza, P., Espin, A. and Exadaktylos, F. "Experimental Subjects are Not Different."
12-10 Klose, B. and Kovenock, D. "Extremism Drives Out Moderation."
12-09 Buchanan, J. and Wilson, B. "An Experiment on Protecting Intellectual Property."
12-08 Buchanan, J., Gjerstad, S. and Porter, D. "Information Effects in Multi-Unit Dutch Auctions."
12-07 Price, C. and Sheremeta, R. "Endowment Origin, Demographic Effects and Individual Preferences in Contests."
12-06 Magoa, S. and Sheremeta, R. "Multi-Battle Contests: An experimental study."
12-05 Sheremeta, R. and Shields, T. "Do Liars Believe? Beliefs and Other-Regarding Preferences in Sender-Receiver Games."
12-04 Sheremeta, R., Masters, W. and Cason. T. "Winner-Take-All and Proportional-Prize Contests: Theory and experimental results."
12-03 Buchanan, J., Gjerstad, S. and Smith, V. "There’s No Place Like Home."
12-02 Corgnet, B. and Rodriguez-Lara, I. "Are you a Good Employee or Simply a Good Guy? Influence Costs and Contract Design."
12-01 Kimbrough, E. and Sheremeta, R. "Side-Payments and the Costs of Conflict."
+ - 2011
11-20 Cason, T., Savikhin, A. and Sheremeta, R. "Behavioral Spillovers in Coordination Games."
11-19 Munro, D. and Rassenti, S. "Combinatorial Clock Auctions: Price direction and performance."
11-18 Schniter, E., Sheremeta, R., and Sznycer, D. "Restoring Damaged Trust with Promises, Atonement and Apology."
11-17 Brañas-Garza, P., and Proestakis, A. "Self-discrimination: A field experiment on obesity."
11-16 Brañas-Garza, P., Bucheli, M., Paz Espinosa, M., and García-Muñoz, T. "Moral Cleansing and Moral Licenses: Experimental evidence."
11-15 Caginalp, G., Porter, D., and Hao, L. "Asset Market Reactions to News: An experimental study."
11-14 Benito, J., Branas-Garz, P., Penelope Hernandez, P., and Sanchis Llopis, J. "Strategic Behavior in Schelling Dynamics: A new result and experimental evidence."
11-13 Chui, M., Porter, D., Rassenti, S. and Smith, V. "The Effect of Bidding Information in Ascending Auctions."
11-12 Schniter, E., Sheremeta, R. and Shields, T. "Conflicted Minds: Recalibrational emotions following trust-based interaction."
11-11 Pedro Rey-Biel, P., Sheremeta, R. and Uler, N. "(Bad) Luck or (Lack of) Effort?: Comparing social sharing norms between US and Europe."
11-10 Deck, C., Porter, D., and Smith, V. "Double Bubbles in Assets Markets with Multiple Generations."
11-09 Kimbrough, E., Sheremeta, R., and Shields, T. "Resolving Conflicts by a Random Device."
11-08 Brañas-Garza, P., García-Muñoz, T., and Hernan, R. "Cognitive effort in the Beauty Contest Game."
11-07 Grether, D., Porter, D., and Shum, M. "Intimidation or Impatience? Jump Bidding in On-line Ascending Automobile Auctions."
11-06 Rietz, T., Schniter, E., Sheremeta, R., and Shields, T. "Trust, Reciprocity and Rules."
11-05 Corgnet, B., Hernan-Gonzalez, R., and Rassenti, S. "Real Effort, Real Leisure and Real-time Supervision: Incentives and peer pressure in virtual organizations."
11-04 Corgnet, B. and Hernán-González R. "Don’t Ask Me If You Will Not Listen: The dilemma of participative decision making."
11-03 Rietz, T., Sheremeta, R., Shields, T., and Smith, V. "Transparency, Efficiency and the Distribution of Economic Welfare in Pass-Through Investment Trust Games."
11-02 Corgnet, B., Kujal, P. and Porter, D. "The Effect of Reliability, Content and Timing of Public Announcements on Asset Trading Behavior."
11-01 Corgnet, B., Kujal, P. and Porter, D. "Reaction to Public Information in Markets: How much does ambiguity matter?"
+ - 2010
10-23 Sheremeta, R. "Perfect-Substitutes, Best-Shot, and Weakest-Link Contests between Groups."
10-22 Mago, S., Sheremeta, R., and Yates, A. "Best-of-Three Contests: Experimental Evidence."
10-21 Kimbrough, E. and Sheremeta, R. "Make Him an Offer He Can't Refuse: Avoiding conflicts through side payments."
10-20 Savikhim, A. and Sheremeta, R. "Visibility of Contributions and Cost of Inflation: An experiment on public goods."
10-19 Sheremeta, R. and Shields, T. "Do Investors Trust or Simply Gamble?"
10-18 Deck, C. and Sheremeta, R. "Fight or Flight? Defending Against Sequential Attacks in the Game of Siege."
10-17 Deck, C., Lin, S. and Porter, D. "Affecting Policy by Manipulating Prediction Markets: Experimental evidence."
10-16 Deck, C. and Kimbrough, E. "Can Markets Save Lives? An Experimental Investigation of a Market for Organ Donations."
10-15 Deck, C., Lee, J. and Reyes, J. "Personality and the Consistency of Risk Taking Behavior: Experimental Evidence."
10-14 Deck, C. and Nikiforakis, N. "Perfect and Imperfect Real-Time Monitoring in a Minimum-Effort Game."
10-13 Deck, C. and Gu, J. "Price Increasing Competition? Experimental Evidence."
10-12 Kovenock, D., Roberson, B., and Sheremeta, R. "The Attack and Defense of Weakest-Link Networks."
10-11 Wilson, B., Jaworski, T., Schurter, K. and Smyth, A. "An Experimental Economic History of Whalers’ Rules of Capture."
10-10 DeScioli, P. and Wilson, B. "Mine and Thine: The territorial foundations of human property."
10-09 Cason, T., Masters, W. and Sheremeta, R. "Entry into Winner-Take-All and Proportional-Prize Contests: An experimental study."
10-08 Savikhin, A. and Sheremeta, R. "Simultaneous Decision-Making in Competitive and Cooperative Environments."
10-04 Lin, S. and Rassenti, S. "Are Under- and Over-reaction the Same Matter? A Price Inertia based Account."
10-03 Lin, S. "Gradual Information Diffusion and Asset Price Momentum."
10-02 Gjerstad, S. and Smith, V. "Household Expenditure Cycles and Economic Cycles, 1920 – 2010."
10-01 Dickhaut, J., Lin, S., Porter, D. and Smith, V. "Durability, Re-trading and Market Performance."
+ - 2009
09-11 Hazlett, T., Porter, D., and Smith, V. "Radio Spectrum and the Disruptive Clarity OF Ronald Coase."
09-09 Sheremeta, R. and Zhang, J. "Can Groups Solve the Problem of Over-Bidding in Contests?"
09-08 Sheremeta, R. and Zhang, J. "Multi-Level Trust Game with "Insider" Communication."
09-03 Smith, A., Skarbek, D., and Wilson, B. "Anarchy, Groups, and Conflict: An experiment on the emergence of protective associations."
09-02 Jaworski, T. and Wilson, B. "Go West Young Man: Self-selection and endogenous property rights."09-01 Gjerstad, S. "Housing Market Price Tier Movements in an Expansion and Collapse."
+ - 2008
08-09 Dickhaut, J., Houser, D., Aimone, J., Tila, D. and Johnson, C. "High Stakes Behavior with Low Payoffs: Inducing preferences with Holt-Laury gambles."
08-07 Stecher, J., Lunawat, R., Pronin, K. and Dickhaut, J. "Decision Making and Trade without Probabilities."
08-05 Anctil, R., Dickhaut, J., Johnson, K., and Kanodia, C. "Does Information Transparency Decrease Coordination Failure?"
08-04 Tila, D. and Porter, D. "Group Prediction in Information Markets With and Without Trading Information and Price Manipulation Incentives."
08-03 Thomas, C. and Wilson, B. "Horizontal Product Differentiation in Auctions and Multilateral Negotiations."
08-02 Oprea, R., Wilson, B. and Zillante, A. "War of Attrition: Evidence from a laboratory experiment on market exit."
08-01 Oprea, R., Porter, D., Hibbert, C., Hanson, R. and Tila, D. "Can Manipulators Mislead Prediction Market Observers?"