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

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Submissions from 2019

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On the Merit of Equal Pay: Performance Manipulation and Incentive Setting, Brice Corgnet, Ludivine Martin, Peguy Ndodjang, and Angela Sutan

Submissions from 2018

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A Theory of Focal Points in 2x2 Games, Jonathan W. Leland and Mark Schneider

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Coordination and Evolutionary Dynamics: When are Evolutionary Models Reliable?, Daniel Graydon Stephenson

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Do Negative Random Shocks Affect Trust and Trustworthiness?, Hernán Bejerano, Joris Gillet, and Ismael Rodriguez-Lara

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Goal Setting in the Principal-Agent Model: Weak Incentives for Strong Performance, Brice Corgnet, Joaquín Gómez-Miñambres, and Roberto Hernán-González

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Land Assembly with Taxes, Not Takings, Mark DeSantis, Matthew W. McCarter, and Abel Winn

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Models of Intragroup Conflict in Management: A Literature Review, Matthew W. McCarter, Kimberly A. Wade-Benzoni, Darcy Fudge Kamal, H. Min Bang, Steven J. Hyde, and Reshma Maredia

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Sleep Variability and Nighttime Activity among Tsimane Forager‐Horticulturalists, Gandhi Yetish, Hillard Kaplan, and Michael Gurven

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

Submissions from 2017

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A Study of the Triggers of Conflict and Emotional Reactions, Michael Caldera, Michael T. McBride, Matthew W. McCarter, and Roman M. Sheremeta

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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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Deception and Reception: The Behavior of Information Providers and Users, Roman M. Sheremeta and Timothy W. Shields

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Deliberation Favours Social Efficiency by Making People Disregard Their Relative Shares: Evidence from USA and India, Valerie Capraro, Brice Corgnet, Antonio M. Espín, and Roberto Hernán-González

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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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Equilibrium Play in Voluntary Ultimatum Games: Beneficence Cannot Be Extorted, Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson

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Experimenting with Contests for Experimentation, Cary Deck and Erik O. Kimbrough

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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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How We Think about Economics, Bart J. Wilson

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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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Informed Entry in Auctions, Diego Aycinena, Hernán Bejerano, and Lucas Rentschler

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It Monitoring: A Real Effort Experiment, Brice Corgnet, Ludivine Martin, Peguy Ndodjang, and Angela Sutan

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Mutual and Exclusive: Dyadic Sources of Trust in Interorganizational Exchange, Bill McEvily, Akbar Zaheer, and Darcy Fudge Kamal

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On Private Governance, 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 Optimal Defense of Networks of Targets, Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson

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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

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Who’s Holding Out? An Experimental Study of the Benefits and Burdens of Eminent Domain, Abel Winn and Matthew W. McCarter

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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Arousal and Economic Decision Making, Salar Jahedi, Cary Deck, and Dan Ariely

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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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Multi-Battle Contests: An Experimental Study, Shakun D. Mago and Roman M. Sheremeta

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On the Robustness of Higher Order Risk Preferences, Cary Deck and Harris Schlesinger

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Payment Scheme Self-Selection in the Credence Goods Market: An Experimental Study, Hernan Bejerano, Ellen P. Green, and Stephen Rassenti

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

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Random Expected Utility and Certainty Equivalents: Mimicry of Probability Weighting Functions, Nathaniel Wilcox

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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 Effects of Alcohol Use on Economic Decision Making, Klajdi Bregu, Cary Deck, Lindsay Ham, and Salar Jahedi

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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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What Makes a Good Trader? On the Role of Intuition and Reflection on Trader Performance, Brice Corgnet, Mark DeSantis, and David Porter

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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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Asymmetric and Endogenous Within-Group Communication in Competitive Coordination Games, Timothy N. Cason, Roman Sheremeta, and Jingjing Zhang

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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

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Dynamic Behavior and Player Types in Majoritarian Multi-Battle Contests, Alan Gelder and Dan Kovenock

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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Language and Cooperation in Hominin Scavenging, Bart J. Wilson and Samuel R. Harris

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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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Selective Recognition: How to Recognize Donors to Increase Charitable Giving, Anya Samek and Roman Sheremeta

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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