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23-08 Chase, B., Porter, D., Shen, Y., & Smith, V. (2023). Complements and substitutes in a dynamic consumption-asset economy: A laboratory experiment. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - S, 0–0. https://doi.org/10.3934/dcdss.2023142 

23-07 Stieglitz Jonathan, Buoro Yoann, Beheim Bret, Trumble Benjamin C., Kaplan Hillard and Gurven Michael. (2023) Labour's pain: strenuous subsistence work, mechanical wear-and-tear and musculoskeletal pain in a non-industrialized population. Proc. R. Soc. B.2902022249720222497 http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2022.2497 

23-06 Burns, N. A., Deck, C. A., & Thomas, C. J. (2023). Experimental analysis of impatience in bilateral and multilateral negotiations. Journal of Economic Psychology, 95, 102606. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2023.102606 

23-05 Camera, G. (2023). Introducing New Forms of Digital Money: Evidence from the Laboratory. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking - Wiley Online Libraryhttps://doi.org/10.1111/jmcb.13015

23-04 Kaplan, H., Hooper, P. L., Gatz, M., Mack, W. J., Law, E. M., Chui, H. C., Sutherland, M. L., Sutherland, J. D., Rowan, C. J., Wann, L. S., Allam, A. H., Thompson, R. C., Michalik, D. E., Lombardi, G., Miyamoto, M. I., Eid Rodriguez, D., Copajira Adrian, J., Quispe Gutierrez, R., Beheim, B. A., … Irimia, A. (2023). Brain volume, energy balance, and cardiovascular health in two nonindustrial South American populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 120(13), e2205448120. 

23-03 Brosnan, S.F. & Wilson, B.J. (2023). Comparative economics: how studying other primates helps us better understand the evolution of our own economic decision making. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B3782021049720210497 http://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2021.0497 

23-02 Inoua, S. M., & Smith, V. L. (2023). A classical model of speculative asset price dynamics. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 37, 100780. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbef.2022.100780 

23-01 Lea, A. J., et al. (2023). Natural selection of immune and metabolic genes associated with health in two lowland Bolivian populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 120(1), e2207544120. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2207544120 


22-26 Miharia, A., Osborn, J., & Wilson, B. J. (2022). The symbolic work of prices. The Review of Austrian Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11138-022-00586-9 

22-25 Wilson, B. J., & Farese, G. M. (2022). A UNIVERSALLY TRANSLATABLE EXPLICATION OF ADAM SMITH’S FAMOUS PROPOSITION ON “THE EXTENT OF THE MARKET.” Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 44(3), 393–412. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1053837221000316 

22-24 Cabrales, A., Espín, A. M., Kujal, P., & Rassenti, S. (2022). Trustors’ disregard for trustees deciding quickly or slowly in three experiments with time constraints. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 12120. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-15420-2 

22-25 Garcia, A. R., Lu, Y.-K., Gatz, M., Rodriguez, D. E., Gutierrez, R. Q., Adrian, J. J. C., Cuata, J. B., Sutherland, M. L., Sutherland, J. D., Cummings, D. K., Kraft, T., Mack, W. J., Chui, H. C., Law, M., Barisano, G., Borenstein, A. R., Irimia, A., Walters, E. E., Thomas, G. S., … Buetow, K. (2022). Pathway-based genome analysis of cognitive impairment in a forager-horticulturalist South American population. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 18(S4), e062367. https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.062367 

22-24 Inoua, S. M., & Smith, V. L. (2022). Economics of markets: Neoclassical theory, experiments, and theory of classical price discovery. Palgrave Macmillan.

22-23 Hochman, G., Gómez-Miñambres, J., Ayal, S., Corgnet, B., & Hernán González, R. (2022). Applications of reference dependence. Journal of Economic Psychology, 91, 102507. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2022.102507 

22-22 Dickinson, D. L., McEvoy, D. M., & Bruner, D. M. (2022). The impact of sleep restriction on interpersonal conflict resolution and the narcotic effect. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 194, 71–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2021.12.003 

22-21 Kiss, H. J., Rodriguez-Lara, I., & Rosa-Garcia, A. (2022). Preventing (panic) bank runs. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 35, 100697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbef.2022.100697

22-20 Camera, G., & Gioffré, A. (2022). Cooperation in indefinitely repeated helping games: Existence and characterization. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 200, 1344–1356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2019.11.014

22-19 Llorente-Saguer, A., Sheremeta, R. M., & Szech, N. (2022). Designing contests between heterogeneous contestants: An experimental study of tie-breaks and bid-caps in all-pay auctions. European Economic Review, 104327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2022.104327

22-18 Liu, H., Gómez-Miñambres, J., & Qi, D. (2022). Menu-dependent food choices and food waste. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 176, 105919. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.105919

22-17 (Charlie) Chen, Z., Ong, D., & Sheremeta, R. (2022). Competition between and within universities: Theoretical and experimental investigation of group identity and the desire to win. Journal of Economic Psychology, 93, 102551. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2022.102551 

22-16 Corgnet, B., Deck, C., DeSantis, M., Hampton, K., Kimbrough, E.O. (2022). When Do Security Markets Aggregate Dispersed Information?. Management Science 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2022.4463

22-15 Civelli, A., Deck, C., & Tutino, A. (2022). Attention and choices with multiple states and actions: A laboratory experiment. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 199, 86–102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2022.05.013

22-14 Bookwala, K., Gallemore, C., & Gómez-Miñambres, J. (2022). The influence of food recommendations: Evidence from a randomized field experiment. Economic Inquiry, 60(4), 1898–1910. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecin.13106 

22-13 Seabright E. et al. (2022). Repercussions of patrilocal residenceon mothers’social support networks among Tsimane forager–farmers. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B378: 20210442. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2021.0442  

22-12 Kraft T.S. et  al. (2022). Female cooperative labour networks in hunter–gatherers and horticulturalists. Phil.Trans. R. Soc. B378: 20210431. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2021.0431  

22-11 Huber, J., Inoua, S., Kerschbamer, R., König-Kersting, C., Palan, S., & Smith, V. L. (2022). Nobel and novice: Author prominence affects peer review. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(41), e2205779119. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2205779119

22-10 Lim, J. Y. L., Boardman, J., Dyche, J., Anderson, C., Dickinson, D. L., & Drummond, S. P. A. (2022). Sex moderates the effects of total sleep deprivation and sleep restriction on risk preference. Sleep, 45(9), zsac120. https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsac120

22-09 Deck, C., & Pate, J. (2022). High time to study the relationship between marijuana use and economic behavior. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 198, 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2022.03.018

22-08 Schniter, E., Kaplan, H. S., & Gurven, M. (2022). Cultural transmission vectors of essential knowledge and skills among Tsimane forager-farmers. Evolution and Human Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2022.08.002

22-07 Breaban, A., Deck, C., & Johnson, E. (2022). Emotional Differences between Isomorphic Auctions. Emotional Journal of Behavioral Finance.

22-06 Oconnor, C., Zhang, L., & Deck, C. (2022). An examination of the effect of inequality on lotteries for funding public goods. Journal of Public Economic Theory, Vol. 24, Issue 4, 733-755.

22-05 Cassar, A. (2022). Staying alive includes adaptations for catalyzing cooperation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 45. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X22000565

22-04 Aycinena, D., Rentschler, L., Beranek, B., & Schulz, J.F. (2022) Social norms and dishonesty across societies. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 119(31):e2120138119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2120138119.

22-03 Gatz, M., Mack, W. J., Chui, H. C., Law, E. M., Barisano, G., Sutherland, M. L., Sutherland, J. D., Eid Rodriguez, D., Quispe Gutierrez, R., Copajira Adrian, J., Bani Cuata, J., Borenstein, A. R., Walters, E. E., Irimia, A., Rowan, C. J., Wann, L. S., Allam, A. H., Thompson, R. C., Miyamoto, M. I., … Kaplan, H. (2022). Prevalence of dementia and mild cognitive impairment in indigenous Bolivian forager-horticulturalists. Alzheimer’s & Dementia.

22-02 Vinjamuri, A., Davis, J. C. C., Totten, S. M., Wu, L. D., Klein, L. D., Martin, M., Quinn, E. A., Scelza, B., Breakey, A., Gurven, M., Jasienska, G., Kaplan, H., Valeggia, C., Hinde, K., Smilowitz, J. T., Bernstein, R. M., Zivkovic, A. M., Barratt, M. J., Gordon, J. I., … Lebrilla, C. B. (2022). Human Milk Oligosaccharide Compositions Illustrate Global Variations in Early Nutrition. The Journal of Nutrition, nxac027. 

22-01 DeSantis, M., McCarter, M. and Winn, A. (2022). Laboratory Experiments of Land Assembly Without Eminent Domain, Isaac, R.M. and Kitchens, C. (Ed.) Experimental Law and Economics (Research in Experimental Economics, Vol. 21), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, 35-125.


21-23 Thomas, C. J. (2021). Profitable Horizontal Mergers Without Efficiencies Can Increase Consumer Surplus*. The Journal of Industrial Economics, 69(3), 730–741. https://doi.org/10.1111/joie.12249 

21-22 Corgnet, B., DeSantis, M., & Porter, D. (2021). Information aggregation and the cognitive make-up of market participants. European Economic Review, 133, 103667. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2021.103667

21-21 Camera, G., & Hohl, L. (2021). Group-identity and long-run cooperation: an experiment. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 188, 903–915. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2021.06.017

21-20 Bejarano, H., Gillet, J., & Rodriguez-Lara, I. (2021). Trust and trustworthiness after negative random shocks. Journal of Economic Psychology, 86, 102422. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2021.102422

21-19 McEvoy, D. M., Bruner, D. M., Dickinson, D. L., & Drummond, S. P. A. (2021). Sleep restriction and strategy choice in cooperation and coordination games. Economics Letters, 208, 110049. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2021.110049

21-18 Mesa-Vázquez, E., Rodriguez-Lara, I., & Urbano, A. (2021). Standard vs random dictator games: On the effects of role uncertainty and framing on generosity. Economics Letters, 206, 109981. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2021.109981

21-17 Deck, C., Howe, E.L., Reimer, M., Alevy, J., & Borash, K. Contests for shares of an uncertain resource. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Volume 107, 102429.

21-16 Deck, C., Jahedi, S., & Sheremeta, R. On the consistency of cognitive load. European Economic Review 134. 

21-15 Inoua, S.M. & Smith, V.L. (2021). Neoclassical Supply and Demand, Experiments, and the Classical Theory of Price Formation. History of Political Economy, 37-73.

21-14 Cassar, A., & Rigdon, M. L. (2021). Prosocial option increases women’s entry into competition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(45).

21-13 Mesa-Vázquez, E., Rodriguez-Lara, I., & Urbano, A. (2021). Standard vs random dictator games: On the effects of role uncertainty and framing on generosity. Economics Letters, 206, 109981. 

21-12 Kovenock, D., Roberson, B. (2021) Generalizations of the General Lotto and Colonel Blotto games. Econ Theory 71, 997–1032.

21-11 Codagnone, C., Bogliacino, F., Gómez, C. et al. (2021). Restarting “Normal” Life after Covid-19 and the Lockdown: Evidence from Spain, the United Kingdom, and Italy. Soc Indic Res.

21-10 Gans, B.D., Neunuebel, A.D., Umbarger, L.J. et al. (2021) High prevalence of sternal foramina in indigenous Bolivians compared to Midwest Americans and indigenous North Americans (sternal foramina in indigenous Bolivians). Anat Sci Int 96, 517–523.

21-09 Schneider, M., Leland, J.W. (2021). Salience and social choice. Exp Econ. 

21-08 Schniter, E., Macfarlan, S.J., Garcia, J.J. et al. (2021). Age-Appropriate Wisdom?. Hum Nat 32, 48–83.

21-07 Robinson, L. M., Martínez, M., Leverett, K. L., Rossettie, M. S., Wilson, B. J., & Brosnan, S. F. (2021). "Anything for a cheerio: Brown capuchins (Sapajus [Cebus] apella) consistently coordinate in an Assurance Game for unequal payoffs," American Journal of Primatology, e23321. 

21-06 Lunawat, R., Shields, T.W., & Waymire, G. (2021) Financial Reporting and Moral Sentiments, Journal of Accounting & Economics.

21-05 Gómez-Miñambres, J., Schnider, E. and Shields, T.W. (2021) Investment Choice Architecture in Trust Games: When ‘All-in’ Is Not Enough, Economic Inquiry, 59(1): 300-314.

21-04 Hooper, P.L., Kaplan, H.S. & Jaeggi, A.V. (2021) Gains to cooperation drive the evolution of egalitarianism. Nat Hum Behav.

21-03 Tracy, J.D., James, K.A., Kaplan, H., & Rassenti, S. (2021) An investigation of health insurance policy and behavior in a virtual environment. PLoS ONE, 16(4): e0248784.

21-02 Tracy, J.D., Donnelly, T., Sommer, E.C., Heerman, W.J., Barkin, S.L., et al. (2021) Identifying bedrest using waist-worn triaxial accelerometers in preschool children. PLOS ONE, 16(1): e0246055.

21-01 Jacquemet, N., James, A. G., Luchini, S., Murphy, J. J., & Shogren, J. F. (2021). Do truth-telling oaths improve honesty in crowd-working?. PloS ONE, 16(1), e0244958.


20-32 Becker, S. O., Hsiao, Y., Pfaff, S., & Rubin, J. (2020). Multiplex Network Ties and the Spatial Diffusion of Radical Innovations: Martin Luther’s Leadership in the Early Reformation. American Sociological Review85(5), 857-  894. https://doi.org/10.1177/0003122420948059
20-31 Lee, J., Nayga Jr, R.M., Deck, D. Drichoutis, A.C. Cognitive Ability and Bidding Behavior in Second Price Auctions: An Experimental Study. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, v. 102, n. 5, pp. 1494-1510.
20-30 Inoua, S.M. & Smith, V.L. (2020). “Classical Economics: Lost and Found.” The Independent Review, v. 25, n. 1, pp. 79–90.
20-29 Corgnet, B., Gunia, B., & Hernán González, R. (2020). Harnessing the power of social incentives to curb shirking in teams. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy.
20-28 Rodet, C.S., & Smyth, A. (2020). Competitive blind spots and the cyclicality of investment: Experimental evidence. Southern Economic Journal, 87(1), 274–315. 

20-27 Schniter, E., & Shields, T. W. (2020). Gender, Stereotypes, and Trust in Communication. Human Nature, 31(3), 296–321.

20-26 Macfarlan, S. J., Schacht, R., Foley, C., Cahoon, S., Osusky, G., Vernon, K. B., Tayler, E., Henrickson, C., & Schniter, E. (2020). Marriage dynamics in old Lower California: ecological constraints and reproductive value in an arid peninsular frontier. Biodemography and Social Biology, 65(2), 156–171. 

20-25 Macfarlan, S. J., Schacht, R., Schniter, E., Garcia, J. J., Guevara Beltran, D., & Lerback, J. (2020). The role of dispersal and school attendance on reproductive dynamics in small, dispersed populations: Choyeros of Baja California Sur, Mexico. PloS One, 15(10), e0239523. 

20-24 Dinkel, K. A., Costa, M. E., Kraft, T. S., Stieglitz, J., Cummings, D. K., Gurven, M., Kaplan, H., & Trumble, B. C. (2020). Relationship of sanitation, water boiling, and mosquito nets to health biomarkers in a rural subsistence population. American Journal of Human Biology: The Official Journal of the Human Biology Council, 32(1), e23356. 

20-23 Anderson, A. S., Trumble, B. C., Hové, C., Kraft, T. S., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M., & Blackwell, A. D. (2020). Old friends and friendly fire: Pregnancy, hookworm infection, and anemia among tropical horticulturalists. American Journal of Human Biology: The Official Journal of the Human Biology Council, 32(2), e23337. 

20-22 Kraft, T. S., Stieglitz, J., Trumble, B. C., Garcia, A. R., Kaplan, H., & Gurven, M. (2020). Multi-system physiological dysregulation and ageing in a subsistence population. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 375(1811), 20190610.

20-21 Kaplan, H. S., Trumble, B. C., Stieglitz, J., Mamany, R. M., Cayuba, M. G., Moye, L. M., Alami, S., Kraft, T., Gutierrez, R. Q., Adrian, J. C., Thompson, R. C., Thomas, G. S., Michalik, D. E., Rodriguez, D. E., & Gurven, M. D. (2020). Voluntary collective isolation as a best response to COVID-19 for indigenous populations? A case study and protocol from the Bolivian Amazon. The Lancet, 395(10238), 1727–1734.

20-20 Garcia, A. R., Blackwell, A. D., Trumble, B. C., Stieglitz, J., Kaplan, H., & Gurven, M. D. (2020). Evidence for height and immune function trade-offs among preadolescents in a high pathogen population. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, 2020(1), 86–99. 

20-19 Hové, C., Trumble, B. C., Anderson, A. S., Stieglitz, J., Kaplan, H., Gurven, M. D., & Blackwell, A. D. (2020). Immune function during pregnancy varies between ecologically distinct populations. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, 2020(1), 114–128. 

20-18 Wilson, B.J. (2020). A Simple, Ecologically Rational Rule for Settling Found Property Disputes. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 178, 660-671.

20-17 Wilson, B.J., Brosnan, S.F., Lonsdorf, E.V. et al. (2020). Consistent differences in a virtual world model of ape societies. Sci Rep, 10, 14075.

20-16 Smith, V.L. (2020). Causal versus Consequential Motives in Mental Models of Agent Social and Economic Action: Experiments, and the Neoclassical Diversion in Economics. Kyklos73, 3, 341-379.

20-15 Alger, I., Hooper, P.L., Cox, D., Stieglitz, J., & Kaplan, H.S. (2020). "Paternal provisioning results from ecological change" 

20-14 Deck, C.A., & Thomas, C.J. (2020). Using Experiments to Compare the Predictive Power of Models of Multilateral Negotiations. International Journal of Industrial Organization70. 

20-13 Deck, C., Servátka, M., & Tucker, S. (2020). Designing Call Auction Institutions to Eliminate Price Bubbles: Is English Dutch the Best? American Economic Association2(2), 225-236.

20-12 Majerczyk, M., Sheremeta, R., & Tian, Y. (2020). Adding Tournament to Tourbament: Combining Between-Team and Within-Team Incentives. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 166, 1-11.

20-11 McElroy, T. & Dickinson, D.L. (2020). Thinking About Complex Decisions: How Sleep and Time-of-Day Influence Complex Choices. Consciousness and Cognition, 76.

20-10 Arifovic, J., Evans, G.W., & Kostyshyna, O. (2020). Are Sunspots Learnable? An Experimental Investigation in a Simple Macroeconomic Model. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 110.

20-09 Dewan, A. & Neligh, N. (2020). Estimating Information Cost Functions in Models of Rational Inattention. Journal of Economic Theory, 187.

20-08 Schniter, E., Shields, T.W., & Sznycer, D. (2020). Trust in Humans and Robots: Economically Similar but Emotionally Different. Journal of Economic Psychology, 78.

20-07 Capraro, V., Rodriguez-Lara, I., & Ruiz-Martos, M.J. (2020). Preferences for Efficiency, Rather than Preferences for Morality, Drive Cooperation in the One-Shot Stag Hunt Game. Journal for Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 86.

20-06 McElroy, T., Dickinson, D.L., & Levin, I.P. (2020). Thinking About Decisions: An Integrative Approach of Person and Task FactorsJournal of Behavioral Decision Making

20-05 Fan, J., Gómez‐Miñambres, J., & Smithers, S. (2020). Make it Too Difficult, and I'll Give Up; Let Me Succeed, and I'll Excel: The Interaction Between Assigned and Personal Goals. Managerial and Decision Economics

20-04 Berger, N., DeSantis, M., & Porter, D. (2020). The Impact of High-Frequency Trading in Experimental Markets. The Journal of Investing.

20-03 Alami, S., von Rueden, C., Seabright, E., Kraft, T.S., Blackwell, A.D., Stieglitz, J., Kaplan, H., & Gurven, M. (2020). Mother's Social Status is Associated with Child Health in a Horticulturalist Population. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 287.

20-02 Schneider, M. & Porter, D. (2020). Effects of Experience, Choice Architecture, and Cognitive Reflection in Strategyproof Mechanisms. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 171, 361-377.

20-01 Inoua, S.M. (2020). News-Driven Expectations and Volatility Clustering. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 13(1), 17.