Centre de droit public
University of Lausanne
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Work in progress

Multigame Contact: A Double-Edged Sword for Cooperation [doi]
with Vincent Laferrière, Joao Montez and Catherine Roux
Salience in public goods games
with Deborah Kistler and Su Nanxu


Deterrence, settlement, and litigation under adversarial versus inquisitorial systems [doi] [pdf]
Public Choice, 196 (2023), pp. 331-356
with Alice Guerra, Maria Maraki and Baptiste Massenot
Explaining Excess Entry in Winner-Take-All Markets [doi] [pdf]
Management Science, 69 (2023), pp. 1050-1069
with Vincent Laferrière and David Staubli
Selection into Experiments: New Evidence on the Role of Preferences, Cognition, and Recruitment Protocols [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 98 (2022), pp. 101871
with Petra Thiemann, Jonathan Schulz and Uwe Sunde
Social closeness can help, harm and be irrelevant in solving pure coordination problems [doi] [pdf]
Economics Letters, 216 (2022), pp. 110552
with Simon Gächter, Chris Starmer, Fabio Tufano and Till O Weber
Communication and market sharing: An experiment on the exchange of soft and hard information [doi] [pdf]
International Economic Review, 62 (2021), pp. 175-198
with Andreas Freitag and Catherine Roux
Converging evidence for greater male variability in time, risk, and social preferences [wp] [doi] [pdf]
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118 (2021), pp. e2026112118
with Stefan Volk
Greater male variability in cooperation: Meta-analytic evidence for an evolutionary perspective [doi] [pdf]
Psychological Science, 32 (2021), pp. 50-63
with Stefan Volk and Jose M Cortina
Litigation spending and care under the English and American rules: Experimental evidence [wp] [doi] [pdf]
American Law and Economics Review, 23 (2021), pp. 164-206
with Baptiste Massenot and Maria Maraki
Trigger-happy or precisionist? On demand for monitoring in peer-based public goods provision [wp] [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Public Economics, 200 (2021), pp. 104429
with Andreas Nicklisch and Louis Putterman
Debiasing preferences over redistribution: an experiment [doi] [pdf]
Social Choice and Welfare, 55 (2020), pp. 823-843
with Romain Espinosa and Bruno Deffains
Uncovering the heterogeneity behind cross-cultural variation in antisocial punishment [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 180 (2020), pp. 291-308
with Adrian Bruhin and Kelly Janizzi
Cross-cultural behavioral experiments: Potential and challenges [doi] [pdf]
Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Experimental Economics, (2019), pp. 349-367

Hidden persuaders: Do small gifts lubricate business negotiations? [doi] [pdf]
Management Science, 65 (2019), pp. 3449-3947
with Michel André Maréchal
Hunting unicorns? Experimental evidence on exclusionary pricing policies [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Law and Economics, 62 (2019), pp. 457-484
with Aaron Edlin, Catherine Roux and Armin Schmutzler
Punishment under threat: The role of personality in costly punishment [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Research in Personality, 81 (2019), pp. 47-55
with Stefan Volk and Helena Nguyen
Conditional cooperation: Review and refinement [doi] [pdf] [cctype]
Economics Letters, 171 (2018), pp. 37-40
with Stefan Volk
Nudging generosity: Choice architecture and cognitive factors in charitable giving [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 74 (2018), pp. 139-145
with Jonathan F Schulz and Petra Thiemann
Survey Response and Observed Behavior‍: Emancipative and Secular Values Predict Prosocial Behaviors [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48 (2017), pp. 461-489
with Deborah Kistler and Christian Welzel
Home Bias in Multimarket Cournot Games [doi] [pdf]
European Economic Review, 89 (2016), pp. 361-371
with Catherine Roux and Luís Santos-Pinto
Information-sensitive Leviathans [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Public Economics, 144 (2016), pp. 1-13
with Andreas Nicklisch and Kristoffel Grechenig
Overconfidence and career choice [doi] [pdf]
PLoS ONE, 11 (2016), pp. e0145126
with Jonathan F Schulz
Political self-serving bias and redistribution [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Public Economics, 134 (2016), pp. 67-74
with Bruno Deffains and Romain Espinosa
A Note on CES Functions [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 59 (2015), pp. 85-87

Collusion among many firms: The disciplinary power of targeted punishment [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 116 (2015), pp. 83-93
with Catherine Roux
Do control questions influence behavior in experiments? [doi] [pdf]
Experimental Economics, 18 (2015), pp. 185-194
with Catherine Roux
Peer effects and social preferences in voluntary cooperation [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Economic Psychology, 48 (2015), pp. 72-88
with Simon Gächter
Affect and fairness: Dictator games under cognitive load [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Economic Psychology, 41 (2014), pp. 77-87
with Jonathan F Schulz, Urs Fischbacher and Verena Utikal
Inequality aversion and antisocial punishment [doi] [pdf]
Theory and Decision, 76 (2014), pp. 529-545

Bimodal Bidding in Experimental All-Pay Auctions [doi] [pdf]
Games, 4 (2013), pp. 608-623
with Christiane Ernst
Microfoundations of Social Capital [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Public Economics, 96 (2012), pp. 635-643
with Jean-Robert Tyran and Erik Wengström
Temporal stability and psychological foundations of cooperation preferences [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 81 (2012), pp. 664-676
with Stefan Volk and Winfried Ruigrok
Zwischen Eigennutz und Gemeinsinn [doi] [pdf]
Spektrum der Wissenschaft, 1 (2012), pp. 50-57
with Simon Gächter
Micromotives, microstructure and macrobehavior‍: The case of voluntary cooperation [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 35 (2011), pp. 26-65
with Simon Gächter
Personality, personal values and cooperation preferences in public goods games: A longitudinal study [doi] [pdf]
Personality and Individual Differences, 50 (2011), pp. 810-815
with Stefan Volk and Winfried Ruigrok
Culture and cooperation [doi] [pdf]
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 365 (2010), pp. 2651-2661
with Simon Gächter and Benedikt Herrmann
Punishment despite reasonable doubt—A public goods experiment with sanctions under uncertainty [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 7 (2010), pp. 847-867
with Kristoffel Grechenig and Andreas Nicklisch
Social comparison and performance: Experimental evidence on the fair wage-effort hypothesis [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 76 (2010), pp. 531-543
with Simon Gächter
Measuring Conditional Cooperation: A Replication Study in Russia [doi] [pdf]
Experimental Economics, 12 (2009), pp. 87-92
with Benedikt Herrmann
Antisocial punishment across societies [doi] [pdf]
Science, 319 (2008), pp. 1362-1367
with Benedikt Herrmann and Simon Gächter
Excess entry in an experimental winner-take-all market [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 67 (2008), pp. 150-163
with Urs Fischbacher
Cournot competition and hit-and-run entry and exit in a teaching experiment [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Economic Education, 37 (2006), pp. 418-430
with Simon Gächter and Jean-Robert Tyran
Cross-cultural differences in norm enforcement [doi] [pdf]
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28 (2005), pp. 822-823
with Simon Gächter and Benedikt Herrmann
Social Learning and Voluntary Cooperation among Like-Minded People [doi] [pdf]
Journal of the European Economic Association, 3 (2005), pp. 303-314
with Simon Gächter
Trust, voluntary cooperation, and socio-economic background: Survey and experimental evidence [doi] [pdf]
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 55 (2004), pp. 505-531
with Simon Gächter and Benedikt Herrmann