Below you may find selected publications from the Economic Science Institute at Chapman University.

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Submissions from 2017

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Collaboration and the Development of Experimental Economics: A Personal Perspective, Vernon L. Smith

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Comparing a Risky Choice in the Field and Across Lab Procedures, Zuzana Brokesova, Cary Deck, and Jana Peliova

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Emotional Calibration of Self-Control, Joaquín Gómez-Miñambres and Eric Schniter

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Emotions and Behavior Regulation in Decision Dilemmas, Joaquín Gómez-Miñambres and Eric Schniter

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Sentiments, Conduct, and Trust in the Laboratory, Vernon Smith and Bart J. Wilson

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Historical Cost and Conservatism Are Joint Adaptations That Help Identify Opportunity Cost, Sudipta Basu and Gregory B. Waymire

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Human and Monkey Responses in a Symmetric Game of Conflict with Asymmetric Equilibria, Sarah F. Brosnan, Sara A. Price, Kelly Leverett, Laurent Prétôt, Michael Beran, and Bart J. Wilson

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Sleep Restriction and Circadian Effects on Social Decisions, David L. Dickinson and Todd McElroy

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Smile, Dictator, You’re on Camera, Joy A. Buchanan, Matthew K. McMahon, Matthew Simpson, and Bart J. Wilson

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The Welfare Effects of Civil Forfeiture, Michael Preciado and Bart J. Wilson

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Trust Me, Even Against Your Instinct, I Have Reflected Upon My Decision, Antonio Cabrales, Antonio M. Espín, Praveen Kujal, and Stephen J. Rassenti

Submissions from 2016

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An Experimental Investigation of Procurement Auctions with Asymmetric Sellers, John Aloysius, Cary A. Deck, Li Hao, and Ryan French

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Angels and Demons: Using Behavioral Types in a Real-Effort Moral Dilemma to Identify Expert Traits, Hernan Bejerano, Ellen P. Green, and Stephen Rassenti

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Benefit to Another at Cost to Self, Terence C. Burnham

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Competition, Cost Innovation, and X-Inefficiency in Experimental Markets, Andrew Smyth

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Economics and Evolutionary Mismatch: Humans in Novel Settings Do Not Maximize, Terence C. Burnham

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Evolutionary Behavioral Economics, Terence C. Burnham, Stephen E. G. Lea, Adrian V. Bell, Herbert Gintis, Paul W. Glimcher, Robert Kurzban, Leonhard Lades, Kevin McCabe, Karthik Panchanathan, Miriam Teschl, and Ulrich Witt

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Indirect Reciprocity, Resource Sharing, and Environmental Risk: Evidence from Field Experiments in Siberia, E. Lance Howe, James J. Murphy, Drew Gerkey, and Colin Thor West

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Principal–Agent Settings with Random Shocks, Jared Rubin and Roman Sheremeta

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Religious Identity and the Provision of Public Goods: Evidence from the Indian Princely States, Latika Chaudhary and Jared Rubin

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Robert A. Millikan Meets the Credibility Revolution: Comment on Harrison (2013), "Field Experiments and Methodological Intolerance", Nathaniel T. Wilcox

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State Dependent Price Setting Rules Under Implicit Thresholds: An Experiment, Justin Deloy LeBlanc, Andrea Civelli, Cary A. Deck, and Klajdi Bregu

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The Financial Power of the Powerless: Socio-Economic Status and Interest Rates under Weak Rule of Law, Timur Kuran and Jared Rubin

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Two Monetary Models with Alternating Markets, Gabriele Camera and Yili Chien

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You are Close to Your Rival and Everyone Hates a Winner: A Study of Rivalry in College Football, Sarah Marx Quintanar, Cary Deck, Javier A. Reyes, and Sudipta Sarangi

Submissions from 2015

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Adam Smith: Homo Socialis, Yes; Social Preferences, No; Reciprocity Was to Be Explained, Vernon L. Smith

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Advancing the Understanding of Behavior in Social-Ecological Systems: Results from Lab and Field Experiments, Marco A. Janssen, Therese Lindahl, and James J. Murphy

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All-Pay 2 X 2 Hex: A Multibattle Contest With Complementarities, Dan Kovenock, Sudipta Sarangi, and Matt Wiser

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An Experimental Investigation Of Time Discounting In Strategic Settings, Cary Deck and Salar Jahedi

An Experiment On Retail Payments Systems, Gabriele Camera, Marco Casari, and S. Bortolotti

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Are Subjects Making Financial Decisions in Lab Auctions or Are They Just Gambling?, Cary Deck, Jungmin Lee, and Javier Reyes

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Cognitive Reflection and the Diligent Worker: An Experimental Study of Millennials, Brice Corgnet, Roberto Hernán-González, and Ricardo Mateo

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Commitment Problems In Conflict Resolution, Erik O. Kimbrough, Jared Rubin, Roman M. Sheremeta, and Timothy W. Shields

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Communication And Collusion, J. Harrington, Roberto Hernán González, and Praveen Kujal

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Conduct in Narrativized Trust Games, Jan Osborn, Bart J. Wilson, and Bradley R. Sherwood

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Conduct, Rules And The Origins Of Institutions, Vernon L. Smith

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Conflicted Emotions Following Trust-Based Interaction, Eric Schniter, Roman M. Sheremeta, and Timothy W. Shields

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Cyber-shilling in Automobile Auctions: Evidence from a Field Experiment, David Grether, David Porter, and Matthew Shum

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Defense Against An Opportunistic Challenger: Theory And Experiments, Cary Deck, Joshua Foster, and Hongwei Song

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Disfluent Fonts Don’t Help People Solve Math Problems, Andrew Meyer, Shane Frederick, Terence C. Burnham, Juan D. Guevera Pinto, Ty W. Boyer, Linden J. Ball, Gordon Pennycook, Rakefet Ackerman, Valerie A. Thompson, and Jonathon P. Schuldt

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Do Prediction Markets Aid Defenders In A Weak-Link Contest?, Cary Deck, Li Hao, and David Porter

Dynamic Directed Search, Gabriele Camera and Jaehong Kim

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Dynamic Optimization and Conformity in Health Behavior and Life Enjoyment Over the Life Cycle, Hernán D. Bejarano, Hillard Kaplan, and Stephen Rassenti

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Experimental Evolution and Economics, Terence C. Burnham, Aimee Dunlap, and David W. Stephens

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Firing Threats And Tenure In Virtual Organizations: Incentives Effects And Impression Management, Brice Corgnet, Roberto Hernán González, and Stephen Rassenti

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Four Steps Toward The Control Of Aging: Following The Example Of Infectious Disease, Michael R. Rose, Larry G. Cabral, James N. Kezos, Thomas T. Barter, Mark A. Phillips, Barbara L. Smith, and Terence C. Burnham

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Further Towards a Theory of the Emergence of Property, Bart J. Wilson

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Gender Differences In Cooperation And Competition, Roberto Hernán González and Praveen Kujal

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Give The FDA Some Competition With Free To Choose Medicine, Bartley J. Madden and Vernon Smith

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Goal Setting and Monetary Incentives: When Large Stakes Are Not Enough, Brice Corgnet, Joaquín Gómez-Miñambres, and Roberto Hernán-González

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Humankind in Civilization’s Extended Order: A Tragedy, The First Part, Bart J. Wilson

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Information Asymmetry And Deception, Irma Clots-Figueras, Roberto Hernán González, and Praveen Kujal

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Information Sharing In Contests, Dan Kovenock, Florian Morath, and Johannes Münster

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Peer Pressure and Moral Hazard in Teams: Experimental Evidence, Brice Corgnet, Roberto Hernán-González, and Stephen Rassenti

Performance-Based Compensation And Firm Value – Experimental Evidence, Glenn Pfeiffer and Timothy W. Shields

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Performance Benefits Of Reward Choice: A Procedural Justice Perspective, Arran Caza, Matthew W. McCarter, and Gregory B. Northcraft

Reducing Choice Overload without Reducing Choices, Tibor Besedeš, Cary Deck, Sudipta Sarangi, and Mikhael Shor

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Risky Business: An Analysis Of Teacher Risk Preferences, Daniel H. Bowen, Stuart Buck, Cary Deck, Jonathan N. Mills, and James V. Shuls

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Single- And Double-Elimination All-Pay Tournaments, Cary Deck and Erik O. Kimbrough

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Skill Ontogeny Among Tsimane Forager-Horticulturalists, Eric Schniter, Michael Gurven, Hillard S. Kaplan, Nathaniel T. Wilcox, and Paul L. Hooper

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Sustaining Group Reputation, Erik O. Kimbrough and Jared Rubin

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Temptation, Horizontal Differentiation And Monopoly Pricing, Joaquín Gómez-Miñambres

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The Effect Of Cognitive Load On Economic Decision Making: A Survey And New Experiments, Cary Deck and Salar Jahedi

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The Effect Of Earned Vs. House Money On Price Bubble Formation In Experimental Asset Markets, Brice Corgnet, Roberto Hernán González, Praveen Kujal, and David Porter

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The Role of the Decision-Making Regime on Cooperation in a Workgroup Social Dilemma: An Examination of Cyberloafing, Brice Corgnet, Roberto Hernán-González, and Matthew W. McCarter

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Time Discounting In Strategic Contests, Cary Deck and Salar Jahedi

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To Trust, or Not to Trust: Cognitive Reflection in Trust Games, Brice Corgnet, Antonio M. Espín, Roberto Hernán-González, Praveen Kujal, and Stephen Rassenti

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Why Supply Chain Collaboration Fails: The Socio-Structural View Of Resistance To Collaboration Strategies, Stanley E. Fawcett, Matthew W. McCarter, Amydee M. Fawcett, G. Scott Webb, and Gregory Magnan

Submissions from 2014

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Ageism, Honesty, and Trust, Eric Schniter and Timothy W. Shields

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A Survey of Experimental Research on Contests, All-Pay Auctions and Tournaments, Emmanuel Dechenaux, Dan Kovenock, and Roman M. Sheremeta

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A Tractable Analysis of Contagious Equilibria, Gabriele Camera and Alessandro Gioffré

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Centralized Institutions and Cascades, Jared Rubin

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Consistency Of Higher Order Risk Preferences, Cary Deck and Harris Schlesinger

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Consumption And Investment Booms In The Twenties And Their Collapse In 1930, Steven Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith

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Decision Making In A Sequential Game: The Case Of Pitting In Nascar, Alan Deck, Cary Deck, and Zhen Zhu

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Divided Loyalists Or Conditional Cooperators? Creating Consensus About Cooperation In Multiple Simultaneous Social Dilemmas, Matthew W. McCarter, Anya Samek, and Roman M. Sheremeta

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Don’T Ask Me If You Will Not Listen: The Dilemma Of Participative Decision Making, Brice Corgnet and Roberto Hernán González

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Double Bubbles In Assets Markets With Multiple Generations, Cary Deck, David Porter, and Vernon L. Smith

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Effort and Performance: What Distinguishes Interacting and Noninteracting Groups from Individuals?, Tibor Besedeš, Cary Deck, Sarah Quintanar, and Sudipta Sarangi

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Experimenting With Purchase History Based Price Discrimination, Zuzana Brokesova, Cary Deck, and Jana Peliova

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Extremism Drives Out Moderation, Bettina Klose and Dan Kovenock

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Fair and Impartial Spectators in Experimental Economic Behavior, Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson

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Functional Disability and Social Conflict Increase Risk of Depression in Older Adulthood Among Bolivian Forager-Farmers, John Stieglitz, Eric Schniter, Christopher von Rueden, Hillard Kaplan, and Michael Gurven

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Game-Theoretic Foundations of Monetary Equilibrium, Gabriele Camera and Alessandro Gioffré

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Investing Versus Gambling: Experimental Evidence Of Multi-Domain Risk Attitudes, Cary Deck, Jungmin Lee, and Javier Reyes

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Older Adults’ Contributions to the Tsimane Forager-Farmer Economy, Eric Schniter

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Parity Promotes Peace: Resolving Conflicts Through A Random Device, Erik O. Kimbrough, Roman M. Sheremeta, and Timothy W. Shields

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Paying For Express Checkout: Competition And Price Discrimination In Multi-Server Queuing Systems, Cary Deck, Erik O. Kimbrough, and Steeve Mongrain

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Predictable and Predictive Emotions: Explaining Cheap Signals and Trust Re-extension, Eric Schniter and Roman M. Sheremeta

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Printing and Protestants: An Empirical Test Of the Role Of Printing In the Reformation, Jared Rubin

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Public Goods With High-Powered Punishment: High Cooperation And Low Efficiency, Terence C. Burnham

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Regulatory Adaptations for Delivering Information: The Case of Confession, Daniel Sznycer, Eric Schniter, John Tooby, and Leda Cosmides

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Rethinking Housing Bubbles: The Role Of Household And Bank Balance Sheets In Modeling Economic Cycles, Steven Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith

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Surf's Up: Reducing Internet Abuse Without Demotivating Employees, Brian C. Gunia, Brice Corgnet, and Roberto Hernán González

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The All-Pay Auction with Complete Information and Identity-Dependent Externalities, Bettina Klose and Dan Kovenock

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The Coordination Value of Monetary Exchange: Experimental Evidence, Gabriele Camera and Marco Casari

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The Nonlinear Price Fynamics of US Equity ETFs, Gunduz Caginalp, Mark DeSantis, and Akin Sayrak

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Understanding the Distributional Impact of Long-Run Inflation, Gabriele Camera and YiLi Chen

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Uniqueness of Equilibrium in Directed Search Models, Jaehong Kim and Gabriele Camera

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Why Real Leisure Really Matters: Incentive Effects on Real Effort in the Laboratory, Brice Corgnet, Roberto Hérnan-Gonzalez, and Eric Schniter