Working Papers | Published Papers
"Optimal Incentive to Give," with Ragan Petrie, June 2020.
"Sleep Restriction Increases Coordination Failure," with David Dickinson, May 2020.
"A General Revealed Preferences Test of Quasi-Linear Preferences: Theory and Experiments," with Mikhail Freer, May 2020 (updated).
"Negative Childhood Experiences and Risk Aversion: Evidence from Children Exposed to Domestic Violence," May 2019 (updated)
"Strategic Uncertainty and Equilibrium Selection in Stable Matching Mechanisms: Experimental Evidence," with Ahrash Dianat, October 2018.
"Risk preferences and decision quality of the poor," with Chenna Cotla, Ragan Petrie and Maximo Torero, June 2018.
"Friends Asking Friends for Charity: The Importance of Gifts and Audience," with Clarence Wardell and Ragan Petrie, August 2017, revision requested Journal of Public Economics
"Taring the Multiple Price List: Imperceptive Preferences and the Reversing of the Common Ratio Effect," with David Eil, September 2015.
"Behavioral Responses to Natural Disasters," with Michael Carter, August 2011.
"Beautiful or White? Discrimination in Group Formation,"
with Ragan Petrie and Maximo Torero, Nov 2011 .
Published and Forthcoming Papers
"Room Composition Effects and Risk Taking by Gender,"
with Greg Leo and Ragan Petrie, October 2019, forthcoming, Experimental Economics.
"Nonparametric utility theory in strategic settings: Revealing preferences and beliefs from proposal-response games," with Phil Cross and Mikhail Freer, Games and Economic Behavior. 115, pp. 60-82.
"Discount Rates of Children and High School Graduation,"
with Jeff Jordan and Ragan Petrie, The Economic Journal. 129(619), pp. 1153-1181.
"Children's Rationality, Risk Attitudes and Field Behavior,"
with Jeff Jordan and Ragan Petrie, 2018, European Economic Review. 102, pp. 62-81.
"Revealed Differences," Mikhail Freer, 2018, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 145, pp. 202-212.
"Sleepiness, Choice Consistency and Risk Preferences,"
with David Dickinson and Ragan Petrie, 2017, Theory and Decision, 82(1), pp. 41-73.
"Truncation Strategies in Two-Sided Matching Markets: Theory and Experiment," with Ahrash Dianat, 2016, Games and Economic Behavior, 98, pp. 180-196.
"Negative Campaigning, Fundraising and Voter Turnout: A Field Experiment," with Jared Barton and Ragan Petrie, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2016, 121, 99-113.
“The impact of internet search tools on airline customers' search and purchase behaviors,” with S. Hotle, L. Garrow and M. Higgins, 2015, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 82, 1-16.
"Fundraising Through Online Social Networks: a Field Experiment on Peer-to-Peer Solicitation," with Ragan Petrie and Clarence Wardell, Journal of Public Economics, 114, 2014, 29-35.
"What Persuades Voters? A Field Experiment on Political Campaigning," with Jared Barton and Ragan Petrie, Economic Journal, 2014, 124(574), F293-F326.
"Lost in the Mail: A Field Experiment on Crime," with Ragan Petrie, Maximo Torero and Angelino Viceisza, Economic Inquiry, 2013, 52(1), 285-303.
"Gender Differences in Bargaining Outcomes: A Field Experiment on Discrimination," with Ragan Petrie, Maximo Torero and Lise Vesterlund, Journal of Public Economics, 99, 2013, 35-482.
"The Today and Tomorrow of Kids: Time Preferences and Educational Outcomes of Children," with Paul Ferraro, Jeff Jordan and Ragan Petrie, Journal of Public Economics, Dec 2011, 95(11-12), 377-1385.
"Moral Hazard and Reciprocity" with Greg Leo, Southern Economic Journal, 77(2), 2010, 271-281.
"Trustworthiness and Social Capital in South Africa: Analysis of Actual Living Standards Data and Artefactual Field Experiments," with Michael Carter, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 59(4), 2011, 695-722.
"Discrimination in the Lab: Does Information Trump Appearance?" with Ragan Petrie, Games and Economic Behavior, 68(1), 2010, 50-59.
"On the Preferences of Principals and Agents," with Ragan Petrie and Maximo Torero, Economic Inquiry, 48(2), 2010, 266-273.
"Revealing Preferences for Fairness in Ultimatum Bargaining."
with James Andreoni and Ragan Petrie, Korean Economic Review, 25(1), Summer 2009, 35-64
"Of Mice and Men: Within Gender Variation in Strategic Behavior." with Phil Cross, Games and Economic Behavior, 2008, 64(421-432).
"Morals, Markets and Mutual Insurance: Using Economic Experiments to Study Recovery from Hurricane Mitch."
with Michael Carter, in C. Barrett, eds. The Social Economics of Poverty: On Identities, Communities, Groups and Networks, New York: Routledge, 2005.
"What do Bargainers' Preferences Look Like? Exploring a Convex Ultimatum Game."with James Andreoni and Ragan Petrie, American Economic Review, 2003, 93(3), 672-685.
"The Role of Husbands and Wives in Farm Technology Choice."
with Lydia Zepeda, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1997, 79(2), 583-588.