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Impatience and Uncertainty: Experimental Decisions Predict Adolescents' Field Behavior
We study risk attitudes, ambiguity attitudes, and time preferences of 661 children and adolescents, aged ten to eighteen years, in an incentivized experiment and relate experimental choices to fieldExpand
Choosing the Carrot or the Stick? Endogenous Institutional Choice in Social Dilemma Situations
We analyze an experimental public goods game in which group members can endogenously determine whether they want to supplement a standard voluntary contribution mechanism with the possibility ofExpand
Deception Through Telling the Truth?! Experimental Evidence from Individuals and Teams
Informational asymmetries abound in economic decision making and often provide an incentive for deception through telling a lie or misrepresenting information. In this paper I use a cheap-talkExpand
Leading by example with and without exclusion power in voluntary contribution experiments
We examine the effects of leading by example in voluntary contribution experiments. Leadership is implemented by letting one group member contribute to the public good before followers do. SuchExpand
What Drives Taxi Drivers? A Field Experiment on Fraud in a Market for Credence Goods
Credence goods are characterized by informational asymmetries between sellers and consumers that invite fraudulent behavior by sellers. This paper presents the results of a natural field experimentExpand
The economics of credence goods : an experiment on the role of liability, verifiability, reputation and competition
Credence goods markets are characterized by asymmetric information between sellers and consumers that may give rise to inefficiencies, such as under- and overtreatment or market breakdown. We studyExpand
Affirmative Action Policies Promote Women and Do Not Harm Efficiency in the Laboratory
Girl Power The potential of affirmative action policies to reduce overall outcomes because of lower individual performance has been discussed widely and at length. But do quotas or preferentialExpand
Groups Make Better Self-Interested Decisions
In this paper, we describe what economists have learned about differences between group and individual decision-making. This literature is still young, and in this paper, we will mostly draw onExpand
Distributional preferences and competitive behavior☆
The relationship between distributional preferences and competitive behavior in the lab is studied and distributional and risk preferences largely explain the gender gap in the willingness to compete. Expand
Outcomes versus intentions: On the nature of fair behavior and its development with age
Economic decisions depend on both actual outcomes as well as perceived intentions. In this paper, we examine whether and how the relative importance of outcomes or intentions for economic decisionsExpand