Research

Research interests:

Psychology & Economics, Experimental Economics, Game Theory, Mechanism Design

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Publications:

Silence is Golden: Communication Costs and Team Problem Solving” (with Gary Charness and David Cooper), 2019, forthcoming, Experimental Economics.

Second-Best Mechanisms for Land Assembly and Hold-Out Problems” (with Jonathan Pincus, Perry Shapiro, and Dugyu Yengin), 2019, Journal of Public Economics, 175, 1-16.

Dual-Process Reasoning in Charitable Giving: Learning from Non-results,” (with Joël van der Weele), 2017, Games, 8(3), 36-49. Supplementary Material.

Self-Image and Willful Ignorance in Social Decisions,” (with Joël van der Weele), 2017, Journal of the European Economic Association, 15(1), 173-217. Supplementary Data.

"Self-Signaling and Social-Signaling in Giving," 2015, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 117, 26-39.

"Strategic Ignorance and the Robustness of Social Preferences," 2014, Management Science, 60(11), 2659-2665. [Online Appendix]

"The Control Premium: A Preference for Payoff Autonomy," with Dave Owens and Ryan Fackler, 2014, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 6(4), 138-61.

"Shifting the Blame to a Powerless Intermediary," with Regine Oexl, 2013, Experimental Economics, 16(3), 306-312.

"An Unlucky Feeling: Overconfidence and Noisy Feedback," with Dave Owens, 2012, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 84(2), 510-524.

"On Relations of Invariants for Vector-Valued Bilinear Forms," with Thomas Garrity, 2004, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra, 11, 24-40.


Book Chapters :

"Land Assemblage: Efficiency and Equity in Public-Private Projects" with Jonathan Pincus and Perry Shapiro, 2014, Research Handbook on Economic Models of Law, Thomas J. Miceli and Matthew J. Baker, eds., 14-32, Edward Elgar.


In Progress:

"Evaluating the Tradeoff Between Efficiency and Property Rights in Assembly Mechanisms"

“Preference-Signaling with Multiple Agents”

“Prosocial Ignorance” (with Joel van der Weele)

“Using Visual Cues of Observability to Test the Robustness of Moral Wiggle Room” (with Michael Cooper)