Working papers of Jean-Robert Tyran  (since 2002)

2013

"Risking Other People’s Money. Experimental Evidence on Bonus Schemes, Competition, and Altruism", with Andersson, O., Holm, H.J., and Wengström, E.  (paper

"Price Competition and Reputation in Markets for Experience Goods: An Experimental Study", with Lünser, G. and Huck, S. Working paper WZB Berlin SP II 2013–312 (paper)

"Risk Aversion Relates to Cognitive Ability: Fact or Fiction?", with Andersson, O., Wengström, E. and Holm, H.J., Working paper 2013-9, Department of Economics, Lund University (paper) (supplementary materials) 

"Does Money Illusion Matter?: Reply", with Fehr, E. forthcoming in:
American Economic Review
(paper) (online appendix)

"Second Thoughts on Free Riding", with Nielsen, U.H. and Wengström, E. Working paper 2013-29, Department of Economics, Lund University (paper) Forthcoming Economics Letters

"Deciding for Others Reduces Loss Aversion", with Andersson, O., Holm, H.J., and Wengström, E.  Working paper 976, Research Institute for Industrial Economics (paper)

"Corruption in Committees: An Experimental Study of Information Aggregation through Voting", with Morton, R. (paper)

2012

" 'At Least I Didn't Lose Money' - Nominal Loss Aversion Shapes Evaluations of Housing Transactions" Working paper 12-14, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen and CEPR discussion paper 9198 (Oct. 2012) (paper).

"The Dark Side of the Vote: Biased Voters, Social Information, and Information Aggregation Through Majority Voting", with Morton, R. and Piovesan, M.  Harvard Business School Research paper 13-017 and CEPR working paper 9098 (Aug. 2012) (paper).

"Competition, Cooperation, and Collective Choice", with Markussen, T. and Reuben E.  IZA discussion paper 6620 and CEPR discussion paper 9099 (Aug. 2012) (paper). Forthcoming in Economic Journal

"Give and Take in Dictator Games", with Alexander W. Cappelen, Ulrik H. Nielsen, Erik Ø. Sørensen, Bertil Tungodden, NHH discussion paper SAM 14-2012  (paper)  (supplementary online materials) Published in Economics Letters

2011

"Inequality Aversion and Voting on Redistribution", with Höchtl, W. and Sausgruber, R. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Working paper 11-10, June 2011 (paper) (revised version Feb. 2012). Published in European Economic Review

"Predicting Lotto Numbers", with C.B. Jørgensen and Suetens, S. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Working paper 11-10, March 2011 and CEPR discussion paper 8314, April 2011 (paper) (revised version Aug2012)

"Income and Ideology: How Personality Traits, Cognitive Abilities, and Education Shape Political Attitudes", with Morton, R. and Wengström, E., University of Copenhagen, Working paper 11-08, January 2011 (paper)

"The Gambler's Fallacy and Gender", with Suetens, S., Discussion paper 2011-011, University of Tilburg, January 2011 (paper). Published in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

"State or Nature? Formal vs. Informal Sanctioning in the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods", with Kamei, K. and Putterman, L., Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Working paper 11-05, January 2011 (paper) (supplementary online materials)  Forthcoming Experimental Economics

"Self-Organization for Collective Action: An Experimental Study of Voting on Formal, Informal, and No Sanction Regimes", with Markussen, T. and Putterman, L., Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Working paper 11-04, January 2011 (paper) (supplementary online materials) (revised, May 2013). Forthcoming in Review of Economic Studies

2010

"Are We Taxing Ourselves? How Deliberation and Experience Shape Voting on Taxes", with Sausgruber, R. (thoroughly revised version of "Tax Salience, Voting, and Deliberation"), (paper). Published in Journal of Public Economics

"Public Goods and Voting on Formal Sanction Schemes: An Experiment", with Putterman, L.  and Kamei, K. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Working paper 10-02, April 2010. (paper) (ssrn) (supplementary online materials) Published in Journal of Public Economics

"Serving the Public Interest", with Markussen. T., Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Working paper 10-11, April 2010. (paper) (ssrn)

2009

"Microfoundations of Social Capital", with Thöni, C. and Wengström, E. Working paper 09-24, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, October 2009.
(ssrn) (revised version) (supplementary online materials) Published in Journal of Public Economics

"Voting on Thresholds for Public Goods: Experimental Evidence", with Rauchdobler, J.,  and Sausgruber , R. Working paper 09-27, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Working paper 09-27, December 2009. (ssrn). Published in Public Finance Analysis

2008

"Money Illusion and Nominal Inertia in Experimental Asset Markets", with Noussair, C. and Richter, G. Working paper 08-29, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, November 2008. (ssrn). Published in Journal of Behavioral Finance

"Let the Experts Decide? Asymmetric Information, Abstention, and Coordination in Standing Committees", with Morton, R. Working paper 08-25, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, November 2008. (ssrn). Published in Games and Economic Behavior

"Everyone is a Winner. Promoting Cooperation through Non-Rival Intergroup Competition", with Reuben, E. Working paper 08-26, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, November 2008. (ssrn) (revised version: Sept. 2009). Published in European Journal of Political Economy

"Tax Salience, Voting, and Deliberation", with Sausgruber, R. Working paper 08-21, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, October 2008. (ssrn) Published as "Are we Taxing Ourselves?" in Journal of Public Economics

2007

"Limited Rationality and Strategic Interaction. The Impact of the Strategic Environment on Nominal Inertia", with Fehr, E. Revised version, October 2007. (paper)
(supplementary materials: 1_overview , 2_appendices , 3_data , 4_programs etc.) Published in Econometrica

"Consumer Networks and Firm Reputation" with Huck, S. and Lünser, G. October 2007. Working paper 07-28, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen and Discussion paper no. 6624, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London (CEPR). Published in Economics Letters

"Pricing and Trust" with Huck, S. and Ruchala, G. January 2007. Working paper 07-04 , Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen and Discussion Paper no. 6135, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London. (ssrn)

2006

"Pure Redistribution and the Provision of Public Goods" with Sausgruber, R. December 2006. Working paper 06-24, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen. Published in Economics Letters

"Competition Fosters Trust" with Huck, S. and Ruchala, G. November 2006. Working paper 06-22, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen and Discussion Paper no. 6009, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London. (ssrn) Published in Games and Economic Behavior

"Staying on the Dole" with Strulik, H. and Vanini, P.; October 2006. Working paper 06-18 , University of Copenhagen and Discussion Paper no. 5967, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London. (ssrn) (revised version, Oct. 2007)

2005

"Micro Evidence on the Adjustment of Sticky-Price Goods: It's How Often, Not How Much" with Goette, L. and Minsch, R.; November 2005 Working paper 05-20, University of Copenhagen, (ssrn) and CEPR working paper no. 5364.

"Achieving Compliance when Legal Sanctions are Non-Deterrent", with Feld, L.; Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA), Working Paper 05-17, Feb. 2005. Published in Scandinavian Journal of Economics

"Individual Irrationality and Aggregate Outcomes" with Fehr, E.; Working paper 05-09, University of Copenhagen, July 2005 (ssrn) Published in Journal of Economic Perspectives

2004

"Cournot Competition, Contestability, and Hit-and-Run Entry and Exit in a Teaching Experiment" with Gächter, S., Thöni, C.; October 2004 (download) (ssrn) Published in Journal of Economic Education

"Reciprocity, Social Ties, and Competition in Markets for Experience Goods", with Huck, S., revised July 2004 (download). Published in Journal of Socio-Economics

"Expectations and the Effects of Money Illusion", with Fehr, E.; DNB Staff reports 115, 2004 (download). Published in Proceedings of the International Economic Association

"Testing the Mill Hypothesis of Fiscal Illusion", with Sausgruber, R.; revised September 2004 (download) (ssrn). Published in Public Choice

"Money Illusion and Coordination Failure", with Fehr, E., IZA Discussion paper no. 1013, Feb. 2004 (download) (ssrn) (final version). Published in Games and Economic Behavior

2003

"Tax Liability Side Equivalence in Gift-Exchange Labor Markets", with Riedl, A., Tinbergen institute discussion paper 03-065/1, August 2003. (download) (ssrn) Published in Journal of Public Economics

"Price Rigidity in Customer Markets", with Renner, E., Discussion Paper 2003-16, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, September 2003 (download) Published in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

"The Diffusion of Policy Innovations", with Sausgruber, R., Discussion Paper 2003-14, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, May 2003 (download) (ssrn). Published in Journal of Evolutionary Economics

2002

"A Little Fairness may Induce a Lot of Redistribution in Democracy", with Sausgruber, R., (download, version Dec. 2002), Revised version, August 2004, Published in European Economic Review

"Voting when Money and Morals Conflict. An Experimental Test of Expressive Voting", Discussion Paper 2002-07, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, April 2002 (download) (ssrn). Published in Journal of Public Economics 

"To Buy or Not to Buy? An Experimental Study of Consumer Boycotts in Retail Markets", with Engelmann, D.; Discussion Paper 2002-13, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, May 2002 (download) (ssrn). Revised version, August 2003. Published in Economica 

"Do Institutions Promote Rationality? An Experimental Study of the Three-Door Anomaly", with Slembeck, T. Discussion Paper 2002-21, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, September 2002. (download) (ssrn) (try the game). Published in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization