Below you may find selected research articles from Economics faculty in the Argyros School of Business and Economics.

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Submissions from 2019

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The Impact of Early International Digital Release of Films on U.S. Box Office Revenues, Brett Danaher, Michael D. Smith, and Xiaoying Tu

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Spanish California Missions: An Economic Success, Lynne Doti

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Limiting End-user Piracy | The Role of Private and Public Anti-Piracy Measure, Yuanzhu Lu and Sougata Poddar

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Differences in Tsimane Children’s Growth Outcomes and Associated Determinants as Estimated by WHO Standards vs. Within-Population References, Melanie Martin, Aaron Blackwell, Hillard Kaplan, and Michael Gurven

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Adam Smith, Scientist and Evolutionist: Part 1, Vernon Smith

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Adam Smith, Scientist and Evolutionist: Part 2, Vernon Smith

Submissions from 2018

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To Sell or Not to Sell': Licensing Versus Selling by an Outside Innovator, Swapnendu Banerjee and Sougata Poddar

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Cooler Heads Prevail: An Experimental Study on the “Cooling” Effect of the Strategy Method on Agent Resentment, Jing L. Davis

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Slow-Fast Analysis of a Multi-Group Asset Flow Model with Implications for the Dynamics of Wealth, Mark DeSantis and David Swigon

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Review of Reading the Market: Genres of Financial Capitalism in Gilded Age America, Lynne P. Doti

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Review of Rulers, Religion, & Riches: Why the West Got Rich and the Middle East Did Not, Lynne P. Doti

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Preference Conformism: an Experiment, Enrique Fatas, Shaun P. Hargreaves Heap, and David Rojo Arjona

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Reorganization of Failing Financial Firms: A Capital Structure Solution, Steven Gjerstad

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Reorganization of Failing Financial Firms: A Capital Structure Solution, Steven Gjerstad

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Big Data in Economics, Matthew Harding and Jonathan Hersh

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Experimental Tests of the Tolerated Theft and Risk-Reduction Theories of Resource Exchange, Hillard Kaplan, Eric Schniter, Vernon L. Smith, and Bart J. Wilson

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Testing the Boundaries of the Double Auction: The Effects of Complete Information and Market Power, Erik O. Kimbrough

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A Portable Method of Eliciting Respect for Social Norms, Erik O. Kimbrough and Alexander Vostroknutov

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Review of Islam Instrumentalized: Religion and Politics in Historical Perspective, Jared Rubin

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Centrality and Cooperation in Networks, Boris van Leeuwen, Abhijit Ramalingam, David Rojo Arjona, and Arthur Schram

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Land Assembly without Eminent Domain: Laboratory Experiments of Two Tax Mechanisms, Abel Winn, Matthew W. McCarter, and Mark DeSantis

Submissions from 2017

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Poverty Mapping Using Convolutional Neural Networks Trained on High and Medium Resolution Satellite Images, With an Application in Mexico, Boris Babenko, Jonathan Hersh, David Newhouse, Anusha Ramakrishnan, and Tom Swartz

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Copyright Enforcement in the Digital Age: Empirical Evidence and Policy Implications, Brett Danaher, Michael D. Smith, and Rahul Telang

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A Reexamination of “The Hidden Return to Incentives”, Jing Davis, Steven Schwartz, and Richard Young

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Poverty from Space: Using High-Resolution Satellite Imagery for Estimating Economic Well-Being, Ryan Engstrom, Jonathan Hersh, and David Newhouse

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Coordination When There Are Restricted and Unrestricted Options, Shaun P. Hargreaves Heap, David Rojo Arjona, and Robert Sugden

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Social Information "Nudges": an Experiment with Multiple Group References, Shaun P. Hargreaves Heap, Abhijit Ramalingam, and David Rojo Arjona

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Impact of Network Externality on End-User Piracy: Revisited, Sougata Poddar and Yuanzhu Lu

Submissions from 2016

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Information Effects in Uniform Price Multi-Unit Dutch Auctions, Joy A. Buchanan, Steven Gjerstad, and David Porter

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Does Price Efficiency Increase with Trading Volume? Evidence of Nonlinearity and Power Laws in ETFs, Gunduz Caginalp and Mark DeSantis

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Creativity and Cognitive Skills among Millennials: Thinking Too Much and Creating Too Little, Brice Corgnet, Antonio M. Espín, and Roberto Hernán-González

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Multiple Openings and Competitiveness of Forward Markets: Experimental Evidence, José Luis Ferreira, Praveen Kujal, and Stephen Rassenti

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Economic Modeling: Why the Standard Model Survives Bad Performance, Steven Gjerstad and Vernon Smith

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From Hard Money to Branch Banking California Banking in the Gold Rush Economy, Larry Schweikart and Lynne Pierson Doti

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John Nash: A Personal Remembrance (Introduction to the John Forbes Nash Jr. Memorial Special Issue), Vernon Smith

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The Fair and Impartial Spectator, Vernon L. Smith

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Seller Beware: Supply and Demand Reduction and Price Manipulation in Multiple-Unit Uniform Price Auctions, Abel Winn, Michael Parente, and David Porter

Submissions from 2015

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Building a Better Model: Variable Selection to Predict Poverty in Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Marium Afzal, Jonathan Hersh, and David Newhouse

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Robust Determinants of Bilateral Trade, Marianne Baxter and Jonathan Hersh

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The Cognitive Basis of Social Behavior: Cognitive Reflection Overrides Antisocial but Not Always Prosocial Motives, Brice Corgnet, Antonio M. Espín, and Roberto Hernán-González

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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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Firing Threats: Incentive Effects and Impression Management, Brice Corgnet, Roberto Hérnan-Gonzalez, and Stephen J. Rassenti

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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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Retrading, Production, and Asset Market Performance, Steven Gjerstad, David Porter, Vernon Smith, and Abel Winn

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

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

Submissions from 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Bonds, Not Bailouts, For Too Big to Fail Banks, Steven D. Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith

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How Portable is Level-0 Behavior? A Test of Level-k Theory in Games with Non-Neutral Frames, Shaun Hargreaves Heap, David Rojo Arjona, and Robert Sugden

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

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Extremism Drives Out Moderation, Bettina Klose and Dan Kovenock

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

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Cost Share Adjustment Processes for Cooperative Group Decisions about Shared Goods: A Design Approach, Edna T. Loehman, Richard Kiser, and Stephen Rassenti

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Differential Responding by Rhesus Monkeys (Macaca mulatta) and Humans (Homo sapiens) to Variable Outcomes in the Assurance Game, Audrey E. Parrish, Sarah F. Brosnan, Bart J. Wilson, and Michael J. Beran

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Centralized Institutions and Cascades, Jared Rubin

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

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

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Horizontal Product Differentiation in Auctions and Multilateral Negotiations, Charles J. Thomas and Bart J. Wilson

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Historical Health Conditions in Major US Cities: The HUE Data Set, Carlos Villareal, Brian Bettenhausen, Eric Hanss, and Jonathan Hersh

Submissions from 2013

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Cooperation Through Unproductive Costs, Jason A. Aimone, Laurence R. Iannaccone, Michael D. Makowsky, and Jared Rubin

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Endogenous Group Formation Via Unproductive Costs, Jason A. Aimone, Laurence R. Iannaccone, Michael D. Makowsky, and Jared Rubin

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Strategies of Cooperation and Punishment Among Students and Clerical Workers, Maria Bigoni, Gabriele Camera, and Marco Casari

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Comparative Approaches to Studying Strategy: Towards an Evolutionary Account of Primate Decision Making, Sarah F. Brosnan, Michael J. Beran, Audrey E. Parrish, Sara A. Price, and Bart J. Wilson

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Binding Promises and Cooperation Among Strangers, Gabriele Camera, Marco Casari, and Maria Bigoni

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Experimental Markets with Frictions, Gabriele Camera, Marco Casari, and Maria Bigoni

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Money and Trust Among Strangers, Gabriele Camera, Marco Casari, and Maria Bigoni

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Buyer's Equilibrium with Capacity Constraints and Restricted Mobility: A Recursive Approach, Gabriele Camera and Jaehong Kim

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An Experimental Investigation of Colonel Blotto Games, Subhasish M. Chowdhury, Dan Kovenock, and Roman M. Sheremeta

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Downside of Big-Brother Monitoring, Brice Corgnet, Brian Gunia, and Roberto Hérnan-Gonzalez

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Do Market Incentives Crowd Out Charitable Giving?, Cary Deck and Erik O. Kimbrough

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Human Economic Choice As Costly Information Processing, John Dickhaut, Vernon L. Smith, Baohua Xin, and Aldo Rustichini

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Review of A Nation of Small Shareholders: Marketing Wall Street after World War II by Janice Traflet, Lynne Doti

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Balance Sheet Crises: Causes, Consequences, and Responses, Steven D. Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith

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Go West Young Man: Self-Selection and Endogenous Property Rights, Taylor Jaworski and Bart J. Wilson

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An Agent-Based Model Of Centralized Institutions, Social Network Technology, and Revolution, Michael D. Makowsky and Jared Rubin

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The Great Recession and the Property Bubble, Vernon L. Smith

Submissions from 2012

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Weakest-Link Attacker-Defender Games With Multiple Attack Technologies, Daniel G. Arce, Dan Kovenock, and Brian Roberson

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Contests with Rank-Order Spillovers, Michael R. Baye, Dan Kovenock, and Casper G. de Vries

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The Herodotus Paradox, Michael R. Baye, Dan Kovenock, and Casper G. de Vries

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Resource Adequacy: Should Regulators Worry?, Hernan D. Bejarano, Lance Clifner, Carl Johnston, Stephen J. Rassenti, and Vernon L. Smith

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Age Effects and Heuristics In Decision Making, Tibor Besedeš, Cary Deck, Sudipta Sarangi, and Mikhael Shor

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Cooperative Strategies in Anonymous Economies: An Experiment, Gabriele Camera, Marco Casari, and Maria Bigoni

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Political Legitimacy and Technology Adoption, Metin M. Coşgel, Thomas J. Miceli, and Jared Rubin

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The Political Economy of Mass Printing: Legitimacy and Technological Change in the Ottoman Empire, Metin M. Coşgel, Thomas J. Miceli, and Jared Rubin

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Nonlinear Dynamics and Stability In a Multigroup Asset Flow Model, Mark DeSantis, David Swigon, and Gunduz Caginalp

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Managing a Duopolistic Water Market With Confirmed Proposals. An Experiment, Aurora García-Gallego, Nikolaos Georgantzís, Roberto Hérnan-Gonzalez, and Praveen Kujal

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ObamaCare’s Flawed Economic Foundations, Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Vernon L. Smith

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The Lifeboat Problem, Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock

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Coalitional Colonel Blotto Games with Application to the Economics of Alliances, Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson

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Strategic Defense and Attack for Series and Parallel Reliability Systems: Comment, Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson

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Underwater Recession, Vernon L. Smith, Joy A. Buchanan, and Steven D. Gjerstad

Submissions from 2011

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Banking in a Matching Model of Money and Capital, Valerie R. Bencivenga and Gabriele Camera

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The Welfare Cost of Inflation in OECD Countries, P. Boel and Gabriele Camera

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US Fiscal Stimulus Disproportionately Increased Imports and Trade Deficit; Expect the Reverse with Austerity, Joy A. Buchanan, Steven D. Gjerstad, and Vernon L. Smith