Publications

 

Scientific PublicaTions

 

  1. “Self-serving, altruistic and spiteful lying in the schoolyard”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  2. “Steps of reasoning in children and adolescents”,  Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  3. “Shaming as an incentive mechanism against stealing: behavioral and physiological evidence”, Journal of Public Economics, 194, 104351, 2021 (with J. Carrillo and M. Montgomery).PDF
  4. “Young children use commodities as an indirect medium of exchange”,Games and Economic Behavior, 125, 48-61, 2021 (with J. Carrillo).  PDF
  5. “The development of social strategic ignorance and other regarding behavior from childhood to adulthood”, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 85, 101524, 2020 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  6. “Studying decision-making in children: challenges and opportunities”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 179, 777-783, 2020 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  7. “The evolution of choice and learning in the two-person beauty contest game from kindergarten to adulthood”, Games and Economic Behavior, 120, 132-143, 2020 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  8. “The development of consistent decision-making across economic domains”, Games and Economic Behavior, 116, 217-240, 2019 (with J. Carrillo, D. Combs and N. Kodaverdian). PDF
  9. “Consistency in Simple vs. Complex Choices over the Life Cycle”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 157, 580-601, 2019 (with J. Carrillo, D. Combs and N. Kodaverdian). PDF
  10. “Risk Aversion in a Dynamic Asset Allocation Experiment”, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 54(5), 2209-2232, 2019 (with J. Carrillo, A. Giga and F. Zapatero). PDF
  11.  “Iterative dominance in young children: experimental evidence in simple two-person games”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 179, 623-637, 2020 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  12. “Heuristic to Bayesian: the Evolution of Reasoning from Childhood to Adulthood”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 159, 305-322, 2019 (with J. Barash, J. Carrillo and N. Kodaverdian). PDF
  13. “A Neuroeconomic Theory of (Dis)honesty”, Journal of Economic Psychology, 71, 4-12, 2019 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  14. “A Neuroeconomic Theory of Mental Time Travel”, Frontiers in Neuroscience, section Perception Science, 12, 2018 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  15. “The Path to Equilibrium in Sequential and Simultaneous Games: a Mousetracking Study”, Journal of Economic Theory, 178, 246-274, 2018 (with J. Carrillo and A. Sachdeva). PDF
  16. “How long is a minute?”, Games and Economic Behavior, 111, 305-322, 2018 (with J. Carrillo and J. Tarraso). PDF
  17. “The Determinants of Strategic Thinking in Preschool Children”, PLOS One, 13(5), 2018 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  18. “Sequential Auctions with Capacity Constraints: an Experimental Investigation”, Games, 9(1), 15, 2018 (with J. Carrillo and F.J. Otamendi). PDF
  19. “Self awareness in time perception”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 148, 1-19, 2018 (with J. Carrillo and J. Tarraso). PDF
  20. “Stress induces contextual blindness in lotteries and coordination games”, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 11, 2017 (with, J. Carrillo and R. Kendall). PDF
  21. “Second-price common value auctions with uncertainty, private and public information: experimental evidence”, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 67, 28-40, 2017 (with J. Carrillo and M. Castro). PDF
  22. “A Neuroeconomic Theory of Memory Retrieval”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 130, 198-205, 2016 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  23. “The nature of information and its effect on bidding behavior: laboratory evidence in a first-price common value auction”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 109, 26-40, 2015 (with J. Carrillo and M. Castro). PDF
  24. “Imperfect Choice or Imperfect Attention? Understanding Strategic Thinking in Private Information Games”, Review of Economic Studies, 81, 944-970, 2014 (with C. Camerer, J. Carrillo and S. Wang). PDF
  25. “Resource allocation in the brain”, Review of Economic Studies, 81(2), 501-534, 2014. (with R. Alonso and J. Carrillo). PDF
  26. “Countervailing incentives in allocation mechanisms with type-dependent externalities”, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 50, 22-33, 2014. PDF
  27. “Dual-process theories of decision-making: a selective survey”, Journal of Economic Psychology, 41, 45-54, 2014 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  28. “Selling an asset to a competitor”, European Economic Review, 57, 39-62, 2013. PDF
  29. “Optimal allocation mechanisms with type-dependent negative externalities”, Theory and Decision, 75(3), 359-387, 2013. PDF
  30. “The neurobiology of opinions: can judges and juries be impartial?”, Southern California Law Review, 86, 421-448, 2013 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  31. “Information processing and decision-making: evidence from the brain sciences and implications for Economics”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 83(3), 292-310, 2012. PDF
  32. “From perception to action: an economic model of brain processes”, Games and Economic Behavior, 75(1), 81-103, 2012 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  33. “Information gatekeepers: theory and experimental evidence”, Economic Theory, 51(3), 649-676, 2012 (with J. Carrillo and T. Palfrey). PDF
  34. “Dynamic inconsistency and choice”, Theory and Decision, 71(3), 343-364, 2011. PDF
  35. “Information acquisition and choice under uncertainty”, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 18(2), 423-455, 2009 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  36. “Theories of the mind”, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 98(2), 175-80, 2008 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  37. “The brain as a hierarchical organization”, American Economic Review, 98(4), 1312-1346, 2008 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  38. “Optimal choice of characteristics for a non-excludable good”, RAND Journal of Economics, 39(1), 283-304, 2008. PDF
  39. “Influence through ignorance”, RAND Journal of Economics, 38(4), 931-947, 2007 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  40. “Designing auctions in R&D: optimal licensing of an innovation”, Topics in Economic Analysis & Policy, 6(1), Article 11, 2006. PDF
  41. “Regulation under asymmetric information in water utilities”, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 96(2), 62-66, 2006 (with K. Chan and I. Perrigne). PDF
  42. “Multi-stage contracting with applications to R&D and insurance policies”, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 7(2), 317-346, 2005. PDF
  43. “A theory of haste” (lead article), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 56(1), 1-23, 2005 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  44. “Entrepreneurial boldness and excessive investment”, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 13, 321-50, 2004 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  45. “Optimal regulation of cooperative R&D under incomplete information”, Journal of Industrial Economics, 52(1), 81-119, 2004. PDF
  46. “Do the ‘three-point victory’ and ‘golden goal’ rules make soccer more exciting?”,
    Journal of Sports Economics, 5, 169-185, 2004 (with J. Carrillo). Reviewed in The New Scientist, April 13, 2002). PDF
  47. “Endogenous entry in auctions with negative externalities”, Theory and Decision, 54(2), 125-149, 2003. PDF
  48. “Vertical integration and incentives to innovate” (lead article), International Journal of Industrial Organization, 21(4), 457-488, 2003. PDF
  49. “Les enjeux de la règlementation de la recherche et développement”, Revue d’Economie Politique, 113(1), 125-148, 2003.
  50. “Rush and procrastination under hyperbolic discounting and interdependent activities”, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 22(2), 141-164, 2001 (with J. Carrillo). PDF
  51. “The value of information when preferences are dynamically inconsistent”, European Economic Review, 44, 1104-1115, 2000 (with J. Carrillo). PDF

Contributions to Collective Volumes


  • “Information and self-control”, in I. Brocas and J. Carrillo eds, The Psychology of Economic Decisions. Vol. 1: Rationality and Well-being, 2003, Oxford University Press.
  • “Commitment devices under self-control problems: a review”, with J. Carrillo and M. Dewatripont, in I. Brocas and J. Carrillo eds, The Psychology of Economic Decisions. Vol. 2: Reasons and Choices, 2004, Oxford University Press.

 

Volumes Edited & Books


  • The Psychology of Economic Decisions. Vol. 1: Rationality and Well-being, with Juan Carrillo, 2003, Oxford University Press. (reviewed in the Journal of Socio-Economics, 32, 711-720 (2003); Economica, 71, 321-322 (May 2004); the Journal of Economic Psychology, 26, 151-154, (2005); Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 58, 444-447, (2005).)
  • The Psychology of Economic Decisions. Vol. 2: Reasons and Choices, with Juan Carrillo, 2004, Oxford University Press.
  • Workbook to Accompany “Political Economics: explaining Economic Policy” (by T. Persson and G. Tabellini), with Micael Castanheira, Ronny Razin and David Stromberg, 2000, MIT Press.