Simon Gaechter

University of Nottingham

University Park

Nottingham, NG8 1BB

United Kingdom

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Individual-Level Loss Aversion in Riskless and Risky Choices

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Simon Gaechter, Eric J. Johnson and Andreas Herrmann
University of Nottingham, Columbia Business School - Marketing and University of St. Gallen - MCM Institute
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loss aversion, endowment effect, field experiments

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Exploring the Nature of Loss Aversion

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Eric J. Johnson, Simon Gaechter and Andreas Herrmann
Columbia Business School - Marketing, University of Nottingham and University of St. Gallen - MCM Institute
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loss aversion, consumer choice, reference-dependent preferences

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Social Preferences, Beliefs, and the Dynamics of Free Riding in Public Good Experiments

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Urs Fischbacher and Simon Gaechter
University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics and University of Nottingham
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public goods experiments, social preferences, conditional cooperation, free riding

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Social Proximity and the Erosion of Norm Compliance

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 22 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham
Downloads 657 (51,277)
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Norm Compliance, Social Norms, Social Proximity

Observability, Social Proximity, and the Erosion of Norm Compliance

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham
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norm compliance, social norms, social proximity

Social Proximity and the Erosion of Norm Compliance

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 16 Nov 2020
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham
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norm compliance, social norms, social proximity

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Who Makes a Good Leader? Social Preferences and Leading-by-Example

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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reciprocity, contribution preferences, leadership, leading-by-example, false consensus effect

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Heterogeneous Social Preferences and the Dynamics of Free Riding in Public Goods

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Urs Fischbacher and Simon Gaechter
University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics and University of Nottingham
Downloads 700 (47,140)
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Public goods games, experiments, voluntary contributions, conditional cooperation, free riding

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Design a Contract! A Simple Principal-Agent Problem as a Classroom Experiment

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Simon Gaechter and Manfred Königstein
University of Nottingham and University of Erfurt
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Classroom, experiments, post-contractual opportunism, incentive contracts, efficiency, reciprocity, Coase theorem

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Culture and Cooperation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jun 2010
Simon Gaechter, Benedikt Herrmann and Christian Thöni
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Lausanne
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human cooperation, punishment, culture, experimental public good games

Peer Effects and Social Preferences in Voluntary Cooperation

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 May 2014
Christian Thöni and Simon Gaechter
University of Lausanne and University of Nottingham
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social preferences, voluntary cooperation, peer effects, reflection problem, gift-exchange, conformism, social norms, social esteem, experiments

Peer Effects and Social Preferences in Voluntary Cooperation

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jan 2012
Christian Thöni and Simon Gaechter
University of Lausanne and University of Nottingham
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social preferences, voluntary cooperation, peer effects, reflection problem, gift exchange, conformism, social norms, social esteem

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Moderating Loss Aversion: Loss Aversion Has Moderators, But Reports of its Death are Greatly Exaggerated

Forthcoming, Journal of Consumer Psychology.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Jan 2020
Columbia Business School - Marketing, Columbia Business School - Marketing, University of Nottingham and University of St. Gallen - MCM Institute
Downloads 213 (182,339)
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loss aversion, judgment and decision making, preference construction, status quo, age, experience

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Human Pro-Social Motivation and the Maintenance of Social Order

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Apr 2014
Simon Gaechter
University of Nottingham
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social order, social dilemma, pro-sociality, strong reciprocity, moral emotions, social norms, conditional cooperation, punishment, rule of law

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Conducting Interactive Experiments Online

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2017
Antonio Arechar, Simon Gaechter and Lucas Molleman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Nottingham and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Downloads 147 (252,297)
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Conducting Interactive Experiments Online

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
Antonio Arechar, Simon Gaechter and Lucas Molleman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Nottingham and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
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experimental methodology, behavioral research, punishment, internet experiments, Amazon Mechanical Turk, public goods game

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Growth and Inequality in Public Good Games

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
University of Nottingham, University of Essex, Maastricht University - Department of Economics and Maastricht University
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Public Good Game; Experiments; Game Theory; Dynamic Interdepencies; Growth; Inequality

Growth and Inequality in Public Good Games

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
University of Nottingham, University of Essex, Maastricht University - Department of Economics and Maastricht University
Downloads 19 (678,069)
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public goods, inequality, growth

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The Limits of Self-Governance in the Presence of Spite: Experimental Evidence from Urban and Rural Russia

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Aug 2006
Simon Gaechter and Benedikt Herrmann
University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
Downloads 144 (255,878)

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social norms, free riding, punishment, spite, experiments

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Moral Judgments in Social Dilemmas: How Bad is Free Riding?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Nov 2010
University of Nottingham, University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, University of Nottingham and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 140 (261,631)
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moral judgments, moral psychology, framing effects, public goods experiments, free riding

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LIONESS Lab – A Free Web-Based Platform for Conducting Interactive Experiments Online

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2019
University of Passau, University of Amsterdam - Department of Psychology, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development and University of Nottingham
Downloads 139 (263,103)
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Experimental Economics; Experimental Software; Tools; Decision-Making; Online Experiments; Amazon Mechanical Turk

The Impact of Social Comparisons on Reciprocity

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Aug 2008
Simon Gaechter and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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reciprocity, gift-exchange, social information, social comparisons, pay comparisons, peer effects

The Impact of Social Comparisons on Reciprocity

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 114, Issue 4, pp. 1346-1367, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Nov 2012
Simon Gaechter, Daniele Nosenzo and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Effort comparisons, gift exchange, pay comparisons, reciprocity, social comparisons

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Improvements and Future Challenges for the Research Infrastructure in the Field 'Experimental Economics'

RatSWD Working Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Simon Gaechter
University of Nottingham
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Experimental economics, data archives, selectivity of subject pools

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Peer Effects in Pro-Social Behavior: Social Norms or Social Preferences?

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
Simon Gaechter, Daniele Nosenzo and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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peer effects, social influence, gift-exchange, experiment, social preferences, inequity aversion, measuring social norms

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Sequential versus Simultaneous Contributions to Public Goods: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Apr 2009
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
Downloads 103 (326,736)
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public goods, voluntary contributions, sequential moves, experiment

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Social Comparison and Performance: Experimental Evidence on the Fair Wage-Effort Hypothesis

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Simon Gaechter and Christian Thöni
University of Nottingham and University of Lausanne
Downloads 102 (328,876)

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fair wage-effort hypothesis, wage comparison, gift exchange, horizontal fairness, discrimination

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The Roles of Incentives and Voluntary Cooperation for Contractual Compliance

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Simon Gaechter, Esther Kessler and Manfred Königstein
University of Nottingham, Independent and University of Erfurt
Downloads 73 (402,914)

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principal-agent games, gift-exchange experiments, incomplete contracts, explicit incentives, implicit incentives, repeated games, separability, experiments

Working Too Much for Too Little: Stochastic Rewards Cause Work Addiction

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
University of Saint Etienne - Analysis Group and Economic Theory Lyon St-Etienne (GATE-LSE), University of Nottingham and Burgundy School of Business
Downloads 54 (475,973)
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Incentives, Work Addiction, Occupational Health, Experiments

Working Too Much for Too Little: Stochastic Rewards Cause Work Addiction

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
University of Saint Etienne - Analysis Group and Economic Theory Lyon St-Etienne (GATE-LSE), University of Nottingham and Burgundy School of Business
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incentives, work addiction, occupational health, experiments

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Revealing the Economic Consequences of Group Cohesion

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Simon Gaechter, Chris Starmer and Fabio Tufano
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS)
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social relationships, group cohesion, oneness, coordination, weak-link game, experiments, real groups

The Importance of Peers for Compliance with Norms of Fair Sharing

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Simon Gaechter, Leonie Gerhards and Daniele Nosenzo
University of Nottingham, University of Hamburg - Department of Economics and University of Nottingham
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social norms, norm compliance, peer effects, fair sharing, dictator game, framing, experiments

The Importance of Peers for Compliance with Norms of Fair Sharing

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Simon Gaechter, Leonie Gerhards and Daniele Nosenzo
University of Nottingham, University of Hamburg - Department of Economics and University of Nottingham
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Social Norms, Norm Compliance, Peer Effects, Fair Sharing, Dictator Game, Framing, Experiments

Conditional Cooperation and Betrayal Aversion

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Jul 2015
Robin P. Cubitt, Simon Gaechter and Simone Quercia
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Bonn
Downloads 38 (551,178)

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public goods game, conditional cooperation, trust, betrayal aversion, exploitation aversion, free riding, experiments

Conditional Cooperation and Betrayal Aversion

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Robin P. Cubitt, Simon Gaechter and Simone Quercia
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Bonn
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exploitation aversion, betrayal aversion, trust, conditional cooperation, public goods game, free riding, experiments

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Religion, Discrimination and Trust

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), University of Nottingham, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 49 (488,704)

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religiosity, connectedness, discrimination, trust, experiment

Disappointment Aversion and Social Comparisons in a Real-Effort Competition

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 May 2017
Simon Gaechter, Lingbo Huang and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham, Nanjing Audit University and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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real effort competition, social comparison effects, disappointment aversion, reference-dependent preferences

Disappointment Aversion and Social Comparisons in a Real-Effort Competition

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Simon Gaechter, Lingbo Huang and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham, Nanjing Audit University and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
Downloads 17 (693,893)

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real effort competition, social comparison effects, disappointment aversion, reference-dependent preferences

Disappointment Aversion and Social Comparisons in a Real‐Effort Competition

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 1512-1525, 2018
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Simon Gaechter, Lingbo Huang and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham, Nanjing Audit University and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Combining "Real Effort" with Induced Effort Costs: The Ball-Catching Task

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 May 2015
Simon Gaechter, Lingbo Huang and Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham, Nanjing Audit University and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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experimental design, real effort task, induced values, incentives, piece-rate theory, team incentives, gift exchange, tournaments, online real effort experiments

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Leaders as Role Models for the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Nov 2014
Simon Gaechter and Elke Renner
University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham
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leadership, beliefs, experiments, public goods, path dependency, public policy, management

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Stated and Revealed Inequality Aversion in Three Subject Pools

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
Benjamin Beranek, Robin P. Cubitt and Simon Gaechter
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham
Downloads 14 (693,006)
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inequality aversion, replication, revealed and stated preferences, robustness across subject pools, MTurk

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Who Makes a Good Leader? Cooperativeness, Optimism, and Leading‐By‐Example

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 4, pp. 953-967, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Living in Two Neighborhoods - Social Interaction Effects in the Laboratory

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, Issue 1, pp. 563-578, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Armin Falk, Urs Fischbacher and Simon Gaechter
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area, University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics and University of Nottingham
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