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Publications by CEE members from 2010 - 2015


Huck, S., Lünser, G. and Tyran J.-R. (forthcoming) "Price Competition and Reputation in Markets for Experience goods: An Experimental Study”, RAND Journal of Economics

Galbo-Jørgensen, C.B., Suetens, S. and Tyran J.-R. (forthcoming) "Predicting Lotto Numbers", Journal of the European Economic Association

Jacobsen K. and Piovesan M. (forthcoming) "Tax me if you can: an artefactual field experiment on dishonesty", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

Fosgaard T., Hansen L.G. and Wengström, E. (forthcoming) "Framing and Misperceptions in a Public Good Experiment", Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

Cappelen, A.W., Nielsen, U.H., Tungodden, B., Tyran J.-R.  and Wengström, E. (forthcoming) "Fairness is Intuitive",  Experimental Economics

Andersson, O., Holm, H.J., Tyran J.-R. and Wengström, E.  (forthcoming) "Risk Aversion Relates to Cognitive Ability: Preferences or Noise?", Journal of the European Economic Association forthcoming.


Sievertsen, H.H., Gino, F. and Piovesan M. "Cognitive Fatigue Influences Students Performance on Standardized Tests", Proceedings of the National Academy of Science US, Vol. 113(10): 2621-24.

Andersson O., Holm H., Tyran J.-R. and Wengström E.  "Deciding for Others Reduces Loss Aversion"Management Science.

Houser D., List J., Piovesan M., Samek A. and Winter J.  "Dishonesty: from parents to children" European Economic Review, Vol. 82: 242-254


Fosgaard, T. and Piovesan M. (2015) "Nudge for (the Public) Good: how defaults can affect cooperation", PLoS One, Vol. 10(12).

Bucciol A., Montinari N. and Piovesan M. (2015) "Do not trash the incentive! Monetary incentives and waste sorting", Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 117(4): 1204-29.

Blake P., Piovesan M., Montinari N., Warneken F. and Gino F. (2015) "Prosocial norms in the classroom: The roles of planning and impulsivity" . Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, July 2015, Vol. 115(C): 18-29.

Kamei K., Putterman L. and Tyran J.-R. (2015) "State or Nature? Formal vs. Informal Sanctioning in the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods”, Experimental Economics, 18(1): 38-65.

Morton, R. and Tyran J.-R. (2015) "Corruption in Committees: An Experimental Study of Information Aggregation through Voting", Journal of Public Economic Theory, 17(4): 553-579.


Bucciol A., Foss N. and Piovesan M. (2014) "Pay Dispersion and Performance in Teams", PLoS ONE, 9(11). 

Fosgaard T., Hansen L. G. and Wengström E. (2014) "Understanding the Nature of Cooperation Variability", Journal of Public Economics,  Vol 120, pp 134-143.

Markussen T., and Tarp F. (Forthcoming) “Political connections and land-related investment in rural Vietnam”, Journal of Development Economics.

Tyran J.-R. and Sausgruber, R. (2014) "Discriminatory Taxes are Unpopular Even when they are Efficient and Distributionally Fair," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 108: 463-476.

Altmann S. and Traxler C. (2014) “Nudges at the Dentist”, European Economic Review, 72: 19-38.

Altmann S., Falk A., Grunewald A., and Huffman D. (2014) “Contractual Incompleteness, Unemployment, and Labour Market Segmentation”, Review of Economic Studies, 81(1): 30-56.

Markussen T., Putterman L. and Tyran J.-R. (2014) "Self-Organization for Collective Action: An Experimental Study of Voting on Sanction Regimes", Review of Economic Studies, 2014, 81(1): 301-24.

Markussen T., Reuben, E. and Tyran, J.-R. (2014)  "Competition, Cooperation, and Collective Choice", Economic Journal, 124(574): F163-95.

Nielsen U., Tyran J.-R. and Wengström E. (2014) "Second Thoughts on Free Riding", Economics Letters, 122(2): 136-139.

Fehr, E. and Tyran J.-R. (2014) "Does Money Illusion Matter?: Reply", American Economic Review,104(3): 1063-71.

Sebald A., and Walzl, M. (2014), Subjective performance evaluations and reciprocity in principal-agent relations, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 116(2), 570-590

Shaw A., Montinari N., Piovesan M., Olson K., Gino F. and Norton M. (2014) “Children develop a veil of fairness”. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Vol. 143(1): 363-375.


Fosgaard T., Hansen L.G. and Piovesan M. (2013) "Separating Will from Grace: An Experiment on Conformity and Awareness in Cheating". Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 93: 279-284.

Bucciol A., Landini F. and Piovesan M. (2013) "Unethical Behavior in the Field: Demographic Characteristics and Beliefs of the Cheater". Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 93: 248-257.

Bucciol A., Houser D. and Piovesan M. (2013) “Temptation at work”. PLoS ONE, Vol. 8(1).


Altmann S., Falk A., and Wibral M. (2012) “Promotions and Incentives: The Case of Multi-Stage Elimination Tournaments”, Journal of Labor Economics, 30(1): 149-174.

Cappelen A., Nielsen U., Sørensen E., Tyran J.-R. and Tungodden, B. (2012) "Give and Take in Dictator Games," Economics Letters, 118(2): 280-3.

Thöni C., Tyran J.-R. and Wengström E.,  (2012) "Microfoundations of Social Capital", Journal of Public Economics, 96: 635-43.  

von Gaudecker H.-M., van Soest A. and Wengström E. (2012) "Experts in Experiments: How Selection Matters for Estimated Distributions of Risk Preferences", Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2012, vol. 45: 2, pp 159–190. 

Andersson O. and Wengström E. (2012) "Credible Communication and Cooperation: Experimental Evidence from Multi-stage Games”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol 81: 1, pp 207–219.  

Höchtl, W., Sausgruber R., Tyran J.-R. (2012) "Inequality Aversion and Voting on Redistribution", European Economic Review, 56(7): 1406-21.

Huck, S., Lünser, G. Tyran J.-R. (2012) "Competition Fosters Trust," Games and Economic Behavior, 76(1): 195-209.

Houser D., Montinari N. and Piovesan M. (2012) “Private and Public Decisions in Social Dilemmas”. PLoS ONE, Vol. 7(8).


von Gaudecker H.-M., van Soest A. and Wengström E. (2011) "Heterogeneity in Risky Choice Behaviour in a Broad Population", American Economic Review, 101(2): 664-94.  

Kamei K., Putterman L. and Tyran J.-R. (2011) "Public Goods and Voting on Formal Sanction Schemes", Journal of Public Economics, 95(9): 1213-22.    

Morton R., and Tyran J.-R. (2011) "Let the Experts Decide? Asymmetric Information, Abstention, and Coordination in Standing Committees", Games and Economic Behavior, 72: 485-509.    

Sausgruber R. and Tyran J.-R. (2011) "Are We Taxing Ourselves? How Deliberation and Experience Shape Voting on Taxes", Journal of Public Economics, 95: 164-76.    

Bucciol A., Houser D. and Piovesan M. (2011) “Temptation and Productivity: A Field Experiment with Children”. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 78: 126-36.

Bucciol A. and Piovesan M. (2011) “Luck or Cheating? A Field Experiment on Honesty with Children”. Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 32(1): 73-78.

Bellemare C., Sebald A. and Strobel M. (2011), Measuring the Willingness to Pay to Avoid Guilt: Estimation using Equilibrium and Stated Belief Models, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 26(3), 437–453.

Markussen T., (2011) “Democracy, redistributive taxation and the private provision of public goods”, European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 201-213.

Markussen T., Tarp F. and Van den Broeck K. (2011) “The forgotten property rights: Evidence on land use rights in Vietnam”, World Development, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 839-850, 2011.

Markussen T., (2011) “Inequality and political clientelism: Evidence from South India”, Journal of Development Studies, vol. 47, no. 11, pp. 1721-1738, 2011.


Abeler J., Altmann S., Kube S., and Wibral M. (2010) “Gift Exchange and Workers’ Fairness Concerns–When Equality Is Unfair”, Journal of the European Economic Association, 8(6): 1299-1324. 

Cabrales A., Miniaci R., Piovesan M. and Ponti G. (2010) “Social Preferences and Strategic Uncertainty: an Experiment on Markets and Contracts”, American Economic Review, Vol. 100(5): 1-20.

Bucciol A., Houser D. and Piovesan M. (2010) “Willpower in Children and Adults: A Survey of Recent Results and Economic Implications”. International Review of Economics, Vol. 57(3): 259-267.

Sebald A. (2010) “Attribution and Reciprocity”, Games and Economic Behavior, 68(1), 339-352.

Kirchsteiger G. and Sebald A. (2010) “Investments into education - Doing as the parents did”, European Economic Review, 54(4), 501-516.

Andersson O. and Wengström E.  (2010) "Costly renegotiation in repeated Bertrand games", The B.E Journal of Theoretical Economics (Contributions), Vol 10:1, Article 51.

Andersson O., Galizzi M., Hoppe T., Kranz S., van der Wiel K. and Wengström E.  (2010) "Persuasion in experimental ultimatum games", Economics Letters, Vol 108:1, pp 16-18.

Rauchdobler J., Sausgruber R. and Tyran J.-R. (2010) "Voting on Thresholds for Public Goods: Experimental Evidence", Public Finance Analysis, 66(1): 34-64.

Huck S. and Lünser G. and Tyran J.-R. (2010) "Consumer Networks and Firm Reputation: A First Experimental Investigation", Economics Letters 2010, 108(2): 242-4.

Reuben E. and Tyran J.-R. (2010) "Everyone is a Winner: Promoting Cooperation through All-Can-Win Intergroup Competition", European Journal of Political Economy, 26(1): 25-35.