Erik O. Kimbrough

Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics

Associate Professor of Economics

One University Dr

Orange, CA 92866

United States

Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

United States

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Kinship, Fractionalization and Corruption

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2019
Mahsa Akbari, Duman Bahrami-Rad and Erik O. Kimbrough
Simon Fraser University (SFU), Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Department of Economics, Harvard University and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
Downloads 575 (62,268)
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corruption, fractionalization, institutions, mating patterns, consanguinity

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Norms Make Preferences Social

Journal of the European Economic Association, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 May 2013 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Erik O. Kimbrough and Alexander Vostroknutov
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Maastricht University
Downloads 473 (79,472)
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experimental economics, norms, social preferences, conditional cooperation, reciprocity

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Building a Market: From Personal to Impersonal Exchange

Free Enterprise: Values in Action Conference Series, 2005-2006, MORAL MARKETS: THE CRITICAL ROLE OF VALUES IN THE ECONOMY, Paul J. Zak, ed., Princeton University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Sep 2006
Erik O. Kimbrough, Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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Resolving Conflicts by a Random Device

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 99, 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2015
Erik O. Kimbrough, Roman M. Sheremeta and Timothy W. Shields
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Case Western Reserve University and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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contest, conflict resolution, experiments

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The Evolution of 'Theory of Mind': Theory and Experiments

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1907R
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Erik O. Kimbrough, Nikolaus Robalino and Arthur J. Robson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics and Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics
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Evolution, Theory of mind

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Historical Property Rights, Sociality, and the Emergence of Impersonal Exchange in Long-Distance Trade

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Erik O. Kimbrough, Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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personal exchange, impersonal exchange, long-distance trade, experimental economics

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Why Can’t We Be Friends? Entitlements and the Costs of Conflict

Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 51(4), 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Erik O. Kimbrough and Roman M. Sheremeta
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Case Western Reserve University
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contests, conflict resolution, side-payments, entitlements, experiments

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Expressive Politics as (Costly) Norm-Following

Political Behavior
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2020
Mark Pickup, Erik O. Kimbrough and Eline A. de Rooij
Simon Fraser University (SFU), Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and University of Oxford
Downloads 219 (181,450)

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norms, identity, political expression, experiments

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Instructions

Journal of the Economic Science Association (2018)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
David Freeman, Erik O. Kimbrough, Garrett Petersen and Hanh Tong
Simon Fraser University (SFU), Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics
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Attention, Comprehension, Instructions

How Do Peers Impact Learning? An Experimental Investigation of Peer-to-Peer Teaching and Ability Tracking

Journal of Human Resources, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2019
Erik O. Kimbrough, Andrew McGee and Hitoshi Shigeoka
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Simon Fraser University (SFU)
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Peer-to-peer Teaching, Ability Tracking, Peer Effects, Group Composition, Education and Inequality, Laboratory Experiment

How Do Peers Impact Learning? An Experimental Investigation of Peer-to-Peer Teaching and Ability Tracking

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10783
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Erik O. Kimbrough, Andrew McGee and Hitoshi Shigeoka
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Simon Fraser University (SFU)
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peer-to-peer teaching, ability tracking, peer effects, groupcomposition, education and inequality, laboratory experiment

How Do Peers Impact Learning? An Experimental Investigation of Peer-to-Peer Teaching and Ability Tracking

NBER Working Paper No. w23439
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 May 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2022
Erik O. Kimbrough, Andrew McGee and Hitoshi Shigeoka
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, University of Alberta - Department of Economics and Simon Fraser University (SFU)
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Commitment Problems in Conflict Resolution

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 112, April, 2015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 08 May 2015
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Case Western Reserve University and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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conflict resolution, commitment problem, opting-in, contests, experiments

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A Portable Method of Eliciting Respect for Social Norms

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 May 2018
Erik O. Kimbrough and Alexander Vostroknutov
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Maastricht University
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Experimental Economics, Norms, Prosocial Behavior, Social Preferences

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War and Conflict in Economics: Theories, Applications, and Recent Trends

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jul 2017
Erik O. Kimbrough, Kevin Laughren and Roman M. Sheremeta
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Case Western Reserve University
Downloads 127 (287,571)
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conflict, war, contest, all-pay auction, war of attrition

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Applying 'Theory of Mind': Theory and Experiments

Games and Economic Behavior, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Erik O. Kimbrough, Nikolaus Robalino and Arthur J. Robson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics and Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics
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Theory of Mind, Game Theory, Learning, Experiments

15.

Individualism, Collectivism and Trade

Experimental Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Aidin Hajikhameneh and Erik O. Kimbrough
San Jose State University and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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individualism, collectivism, exchange, trust, experiments, culture

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Opportunity Cost, Inattention and the Bidder's Curse

European Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2020
David Freeman, Erik O. Kimbrough and J. Philipp Reiss
Simon Fraser University (SFU), Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
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Auctions, Bidder's Curse, Limited Attention, Experiments, Rational Ignorance

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Side-Payments and the Costs of Conflict

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Roman M. Sheremeta and Erik O. Kimbrough
Case Western Reserve University and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
Downloads 98 (344,286)
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contests, conflict resolution, side-payments, experiments

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The Social and Ecological Determinants of Common Pool Resource Sustainability

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 73, 2015
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Erik O. Kimbrough and Alexander Vostroknutov
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Maastricht University
Downloads 93 (355,924)
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cooperation, common pool resource game, rule-following, experimental economics

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How Norms Shape the Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics

American Journal of Political Science, forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Eric W Groenendyk, Erik O. Kimbrough and Mark Pickup
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Simon Fraser University (SFU)
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norms, ideology, survey, experiment

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Bubbles, Crashes and Endogenous Uncertainty in Linked Asset and Product Markets

International Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Taylor Jaworski and Erik O. Kimbrough
Queen's University and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
Downloads 83 (381,689)
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Asset Markets, Uncertainty, Experimental Economics

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A Theory of Injunctive Norms

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Apr 2020
Erik O. Kimbrough and Alexander Vostroknutov
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Maastricht University
Downloads 82 (384,439)
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norms, experiments, social preferences, punishment

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Rule-following

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 May 2021
Erik O. Kimbrough and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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rule-following, rules, norms

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Ecological Influences on Informal Property Rights

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jul 2016
Erik O. Kimbrough
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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property rights, exhaustible resources, renewable resources, simulation, experimental economics, institutions

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Sustaining Group Reputation

Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, Vol. 31, 2015
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 May 2013 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Erik O. Kimbrough and Jared Rubin
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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Experimental Economics, Group Reputation, Information, Group Punishment, Gains from Trade, Trust Game, Juries

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Paying for Express Checkout: Competition and Price Discrimination in Multi-Server Queuing Systems

PLoS ONE, Vol. 9(3), 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Cary A. Deck, Erik O. Kimbrough and Steeve Mongrain
University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics
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Queue Pricing, Retail Markets, Price Discrimination, Laboratory Experiments

When Do Security Markets Aggregate Dispersed Information?

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 04 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2020
University of Saint Etienne - Analysis Group and Economic Theory Lyon St-Etienne (GATE-LSE), University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, University of Hawaii and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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Aggregation, Efficient Markets, Rational Expectations, Experiments, Replication

Reconsidering Rational Expectations and the Aggregation of Diverse Information in Laboratory Security Markets

GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne Working Paper 1920
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
University of Saint Etienne - Analysis Group and Economic Theory Lyon St-Etienne (GATE-LSE), Chapman University, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, University of Hawaii and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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Aggregation, Efficient Markets, Rational Expectations, Experiments, Replication

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Experimenting with Contests for Experimentation

Southern Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 May 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2016
Cary A. Deck and Erik O. Kimbrough
University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
Downloads 44 (520,159)
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Research and Development, Innovation, Contests, Experiments

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The Supply Side Determinants of Territory

Journal of Peace Research, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
Jordan Adamson and Erik O. Kimbrough
Leipzig University, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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conflict, territory, experiments

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Identity and the Self-Reinforcing Effects of Norm Compliance

Southern Economic Journal. Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Mark Pickup, Erik O. Kimbrough and Eline A. de Rooij
Simon Fraser University (SFU), Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and University of Oxford
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norms, identity, punishment, reward

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Do Market Incentives Crowd Out Charitable Giving?

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 47, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Cary A. Deck and Erik O. Kimbrough
University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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Pro-Social Behavior, Market Incentives, Crowding Out, Wealth Effects

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Single- and Double-Elimination All-Pay Tournaments

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2015
Cary A. Deck and Erik O. Kimbrough
University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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All-pay auctions, tournaments, experiments

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Testing the Boundaries of the Double Auction: The Effects of Complete Information and Market Power

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Erik O. Kimbrough and Andrew Smyth
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Marquette University - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (539,308)
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Double Auction, Market Power, Institutions, Information, Experimental Economics

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Make Him an Offer He Can’t Refuse: Avoiding Conflicts Through Side-Payments

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Roman M. Sheremeta and Erik O. Kimbrough
Case Western Reserve University and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
Downloads 40 (539,308)
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contest, conflict resolution, side payments, experiments

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When Parity Promotes Peace: Resolving Conflict between Asymmetric Agents

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 99 (2014) 96–108
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Erik O. Kimbrough, Roman M. Sheremeta and Timothy W. Shields
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Case Western Reserve University and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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contest, asymmetries, conflict resolution, experiments

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Why Can’t We Be Friends? Entitlements, Bargaining, and Conflict

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jun 2012
Erik O. Kimbrough and Roman M. Sheremeta
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Case Western Reserve University
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contests, conflict resolution, side-payments, entitlements, experiments

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An Experimental Study of Kin and Ethnic Favoritism

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Simon Fraser University (SFU), Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Department of Economics, Harvard University, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Universidad San Francisco de Quito - USFQ and Moasser Economics and Management Research Center
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favoritism, kinship, ethnicity, fractionalization, experiments, corruption

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Alliance Formation in a Side-Taking Experiment

Journal of Experimental Political Science. 2019. 6(1): 53-70.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2021
Peter DeScioli and Erik O. Kimbrough
Chapman University Economic Science Institute and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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alliances, bandwagon, egalitarian, conflict, experimental economics

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Reference Dependent Prices in Bargaining: An Experimental Examination of Precise First Offers

Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 86, 2021
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
Erik O. Kimbrough, David Porter and Mark Schneider
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies
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bargaining, precise first offers, reference points

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An Experimental Study of Kin and Ethnic Favoritism

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 58, Issue 4, pp. 1795-1812, 2020
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Oct 2020
Brandeis University, Harvard University, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) and Moasser Economics and Management Research Center
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Bubbles, Crashes, and Endogenous Uncertainty in Linked Asset and Product Markets

International Economic Review, Vol. 57, Issue 1, pp. 155-176, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Taylor Jaworski and Erik O. Kimbrough
Queen's University and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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