Selected Publications

"Asset Integration and Attitudes to Risk: Theory and Evidence" (with Steffen Andersen, Glenn W. Harrison, Morten I. Lau, E. Elisabet Rutström, and Vjollca Sadiraj), Review of Economics & Statistics, forthcoming.
"Tax Incidence: Do Institutions Matter? An Experimental Study" (with Mark Rider, and Astha Sen), Public Finance Review, Online First.
"Discharge Decision-making after Complex Surgery: Surgeon Behaviors Compared to Predictive Modeling to Reduce Surgical Readmissions" (with Ira L. Leeds, Vjollca Sadiraj, Xiaoxue Sherry Gao, Timothy M. Pawlik, Kurt E. Schnier, and John F. Sweeney), American Journal of Surgery, 213(1), 2017, 112–119.
"Experimental and Behavioral Economics of Healthcare" (with Ellen P.Green and Heike Hennig-Schmidt), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 131, Part B, November 2016, Pages A1–A4.
"What is Trustworthiness and What Drives It?" (with Rudolf Kershbamer and Daniel Neururer), Games and Economic Behavior, Volume 98, July 2016, Pages 197–218.
"Status Quo Effects in Fairness Games: Acts of Commission vs. Acts of Omission" (with Maroš Servátka and Radovan Vadovič), Experimental Economics, 2017, 20(1), 1-18.
"Higher Quality and Lower Cost from Improving Hospital Discharge Decision Making" (with Vjollca Sadiraj, Kurt Schnier, and John F. Sweeney), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 131, Part B, 2016, 1-16.
"Incentivizing Cost-Effective Reductions in Hospital Readmission Rates" (with Vjollca Sadiraj, Kurt Schnier, and John F. Sweeney), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 131, Part B, 2016, 24-35.
"On Replication and Perturbation of the McKelvey and Palfrey Centipede Game Experiment" (with Duncan James), in Cary A. Deck, Enrique Fatas, and Tanya Rosenblat (eds.), Replication in Economic Experiments. Bingley, UK: Emerald, Research in Experimental Economics, vol. 18, 2015, 53-94.
"Trust and Trustworthiness of Immigrants and Native-Born Americans" (with Wafa Hakim Orman), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 57, August 2015, 1-8.
"Toward Innovative, Cost-effective and Systemic Solutions to Improve Outcomes and Well-being of Military Families Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder" (with A. Klin, A. M. Wetherby, J. Woods, C. Saulnier, J. Stapel-Wax, C. Klaiman, W. Jones, E. Rubin, L. Scahill, K. Bearss, C. Gunter, C. J. Courtemanche, A. Lemieux, D. S. Mandell, J. P. Van Decar, R. A. Miller, &. C. Shireman), Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, 88(1), 2015, 73–79.
"Paradoxes and Mechanisms for Choice under Risk" (with Vjollca Sadiraj and Ulrich Schmidt), Experimental Economics, June 2015, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 215-250. Awarded the Editor’s prize for best paper published in Experimental Economics in the year 2015.
"Asymmetrically Dominated Choice Problems, the Isolation Hypothesis and Random Incentive Mechanisms" (with Vjollca Sadiraj and Ulrich Schmidt), PLOS ONE, 9 (3) , March 2014.
"Alternative Payoff Mechanisms for Choice under Risk" (with Vjollca Sadiraj and Ulrich Schmidt), International Advances in Economic Research, 20(2), 2014, 239-240.
"Introduction to FUR XV special issue" (with Glenn W. Harrison, Elisabet Rutström, and Vjollca Sadiraj), Theory and Decision, 77(4), 2014, 439-441.
"Assessing Clinical Discharge Data Preferences among Practicing Surgeons" (with Ira L. Leeds, Vjollca Sadiraj, Kurt E. Schnier, and John F. Sweeney), Journal of Surgical Research, 184 (1), September 2013, Pages 42-48.e3.
"Provision versus Appropriation in Symmetric and Asymmetric Social Dilemmas" (with Elinor Ostrom, Vjollca Sadiraj, and James M. Walker), Southern Economic Journal, 79 (3), 2013, 496-512.
"In Honor of Elinor Ostrom", Southern Economic Journal, 79(3), 2013, 481-483.
"Transplantation at the Nexus of Behavioral Economics and Healthcare Delivery" (with K.E. Schnier, C. McIntyre, R. Ruhil, V. Sadiraj, and N. Turgeon), American Journal of Transplantation, 13, 2013, 31-35.
"Is There A Plausible Theory for Decision under Risk? A Dual Calibration Critique" (with Vjollca Sadiraj, Bodo Vogt, and Utteeyo Dasgupta), Economic Theory, 54 (2), 2013, 305-333.
"Risk Factors for 30-Day Hospital Readmission among General Surgery Patients" (with Michael T. Kassin, Rachel M. Owen, Sebastian Perez, Kurt Schnier,Vjollca Sadiraj, and John F. Sweeney), Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 215 (3), September 2012, Pages 322-330.
"Clocks and Trees: Isomorphic Dutch Auctions and Centipede Games" (with Duncan James), Econometrica, 80(2), , March, 2012, 883-903.  (Supplementary Material)
"2011 Presidential Address: Private Goods, Public Goods, and Common Pools with Homo Reciprocans", Southern Economic Journal, 791 , 2012, 1-14.
"Direct Tests of Individual Preferences for Efficiency and Equity" (with Vjollca Sadiraj), Economic Inquiry, 50 (4), 2012, 920-931.
"Do I Care if You Know I Betrayed You?" (with Danyang Li), Economics Bulletin, 32(4), 2012, 2839-2848.
"Trust with Private and Common Property: Effects of Stronger Property Right Entitlements" (with Daniel T. Hall), Games, 1(4), 2010, 527-550.
"Some Issues of Methods, Theories, and Experimental Designs", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 73, 2010, 24-28.
"Saliency of Outside Options in the Lost Wallet Game" (with Maroš Servátka and Radovan Vadovič), Experimental Economics, 13(1), 2010, 66-74.
"On the Coefficient of Variation as a Measure of Risk Sensitivity" (with Vjollca Sadiraj), Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 54 (4), 2010, 387-394.
"Trust in Private and Common Property Experiments" (with Elinor Ostrom, James M. Walker, et al.), Southern Economic Journal, 75(4), 2009, 957-975.
"Trust and Reciprocity: Implications of Game Triads and Social Contexts",  , New Zealand Economic Papers. Special Issue: Laboratory Experiments in Economics, Finance and Political Science, 432, 2009, 89 – 104.
"On the Empirical Relevance of St. Petersburg Lotteries" (with Vjollca Sadiraj and Bodo Vogt), Economics Bulletin, 29 (1), 2009, 221-227.
"Competition between auctions" (with Ernan Haruvy, Peter T. L. Popkowski Leszczyc, Octavian Carare, Eric A. Greenleaf, Wolfgang Jank, Sandy Jap, Young-Hoon Park and Michael H. Rothkopf), Marketing Letters, 19, December 2008, 431 – 448.
"Risky decisions in the large and in the small: Theory and experiment" (with Vjollca Sadiraj), in James C. Cox and Glenn W. Harrison, eds., Research in Experimental Economics, vol. 12, 2008, 9-40.
"Revealed Altruism" (with Daniel Friedman and Vjollca Sadiraj), Econometrica, 76, 2008, 31 – 69.
"Implications of Trust, Fear, and Reciprocity for Modeling Economic Behavior" (with Klarita Sadiraj and Vjollca Sadiraj), Experimental Economics, 11, 2008, 1-24.
"Preference Reversals", in Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, eds., Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, Volume 1, New York: Elsevier Press, 2008
"Utility Maximization", in Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, eds., Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, Volume 1, New York: Elsevier Press, 2008
"First Price Independent Private Values Auctions", in Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, eds., Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, Volume 1, New York: Elsevier Press, 2008
"Experimetrics: The Use of Market Experiments to Evaluate the Performance of Econometric Estimators" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), in Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, eds., Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, Volume 1, New York: Elsevier Press, 2008
"Procurement Contracting" (with R. Mark Isaac), in Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, eds., Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, Volume 1, New York: Elsevier Press, 2008
"Experiments in Decentralized Monopoly Restraint" (with R. Mark Isaac), in Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, eds., Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, Volume 1, New York: Elsevier Press, 2008
"Laboratory Tests of Job Search Models" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), in Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, eds., Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, Volume 1, New York: Elsevier Press, 2008
"A Tractable Model of Reciprocity and Fairness" (with Daniel Friedman and Steven Gjerstad), Games and Economic Behavior, 59, 2007, 17-45.
"Trust, Fear, Reciprocity, and Altruism: Theory and Experiment", in Sobei H. Oda ed., Developments on Experimental Economics: New Approaches to Solving Real-world Problems, Springer, 2007.
"On Modeling Voluntary Contributions to Public Goods" (with Vjollca Sadiraj), Public Finance Review, 35, 2007, 311-332.
"Coordination of Purchasing and Bidding Activities Across Posted Offer and Auction Markets" (with Daniel Zeng and Moshe Dror), Journal of Information Systems and e-Business Management, 5, 2007, 25-46.
"Small- and Large-Stakes Risk Aversion: Implications of Concavity Calibration for Decision Theory" (with Vjollca Sadiraj), Games and Economic Behavior, 561, 2006, 45-60.
"Barking Up the Right Tree: Are Small Groups Rational Agents?" (with Stephen C. Hayne), Experimental Economics, 9, 2006, 209-222.
"When Are Women More Generous than Men?" (with Cary A. Deck), Economic Inquiry, 44, 2006, 587-598.
"Assigning Intentions when Actions Are Unobservable: The Impact of Trembling in the Trust Game" (with Cary A. Deck), Southern Economic Journal, 73, 2006, 307-314.
"EconPort: Creating and Maintaining a Knowledge Commons" (with J. Todd Swarthout), in Charlotte Hess and Elinor Ostrom, eds., Understanding Knowledge as a Commons: From Theory to Practice, MIT Press, 2006.
"Economics, Psychology, and Social Dynamics of Consumer Bidding in Auctions" (with Amar Cheema, et al.), Marketing Letters, 16, Dec., 2005, 401-413.
"On the Nature of Reciprocal Motives" (with Cary A. Deck), Economic Inquiry, 43 (3), 2005, 623-635.
"When Does an Incentive for Free Riding Promote Rational Bidding?" (with Stephen C. Hayne,), in Rami Zwick and Amnon Rapoport, eds., Experimental Business Research, Vol. II, Springer, 2005.
"How to Identify Trust and Reciprocity", Games and Economic Behavior,  46, 2004, 260-281.
"Auctions: Research Opportunities in Marketing" (with Dipankar Chakravarti, et al.), Marketing Letters, Vol. 13, No. 3, August 2002.
"Competition For Versus On the Rails: A Laboratory Experiment" (with Theo Offerman, Mark A. Olson, and Arthur J. H. C Schram), International Economic Review, 43 (3), August 2002.
"Trust, Reciprocity, and Other-Regarding Preferences: Groups vs. Individuals and Males vs. Females", in Rami Zwick and Amnon Rapoport, eds., Experimental Business Research, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.
"Endogenous Entry and Exit in Common Value Auctions" (with Sam Dinkin, and James T. Swarthout), Experimental Economics, 4, No. 2, 2001.
"An Experiment to Evaluate Bayesian Learning of Nash Equilibrium Play" (with Jason Shachat and Mark Walker), Games and Economic Behavior, 34, January 2001.
"Good News and Bad News: Search from Unknown Wage Offer Distributions" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), Experimental Economics, 2 (3), 2000.
"Can Supply and Demand Parameters be recovered from Data Generated by Market Institutions?" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 17, July 1999.
"The Winner’s Curse and Public Information in Common Value Auctions: Comment" (with Samuel H. Dinkin and Vernon L. Smith), American Economic Review, 89 (1), March 1999.
"Quantifying the Effects of Sow-Herd Management Information Systems on Farmers’ Decision Making Using Experimental Economics" (with Jos A.A.M. Verstegen, Joep Sonnemans, Ruud B.M. Huirne, and Aalt A. Dijkhuizen), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 80, November 1998.
"Learning to Play Cournot Duopoly Strategies" (with Mark Walker), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 36, No. 2, 1 September 1998.
"On Testing the Utility Hypothesis", Economic Journal, 107, July 1997.
"Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection in Procurement Contracting" (with R. Mark Isaac, Paula Ann Cech, and David Conn), Games and Economic Behavior, 17, December 1996.
"Testing Job Search Models: The Laboratory Approach" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), in Solomon W. Polochek, ed., Research in Labor Economics, vol.15, Greenwich: JAI Press, 1996.
"Speech, Truth, and the Free Market for Ideas" (with Alvin I. Goldman), Legal Theory, 2, March 1996.
"Is Bidding Behavior Consistent with Bidding Theory for Private Value Auctions?" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), in R. Mark Isaac, ed., Research in Experimental Economics, vol. 6, Greenwich: JAI Press, 1996
"The Preference Reversal Phenomenon: Response Mode, Markets, and Incentives" (with David M. Grether), Economic Theory, 7 (3), 1996.
"Inducing risk-neutral preferences: Further analysis of the data" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 11, July 1995, 65-79.
"Theory and Misbehavior of First-Price Auctions: Comment" (with Vernon L. Smith and James M. Walker), American Economic Review, 82(5), Dec., 1992.
"Incentive Regulation and Innovation" (with R. Mark Isaac), in R. Mark Isaac, ed., Research in Experimental Economics, vol. 5, Greenwich: JAI Press, 1992
"Tests for a Reservation Wage Effect" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), in John Geweke, ed., Decision Making under Risk and Uncertainty: New Models and Empirical Findings, Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992.
"Inducing risk-neutral preferences: An examination in a controlled market environment" (with Vernon L. Smith and James M. Walker), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 3, March 1990.
"Unemployment Insurance and Job Search" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), in Laurie J. Bassi and David L. Crawford , eds., Research in Labor Economics, vol. 11, Greenwich: JAI Press, 1990.
"Preference Reversals Without the Independence Axiom" (with Seth Epstein), American Economic Review, 79 (3), June 1989.
"Accuracy in Journalism: An Economic Approach" ( with Alvin I. Goldman), in Frederick F. Schmitt, ed., Socializing Epistemology: The Social Dimensions of Knowledge , Chapter 9, October 1994.
"Direct Tests of the Reservation Wage Property" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), Economic Journal, 102 (415), November 1992, p. 1423-1432.
"Laboratory Experiments with a Finite Horizon Job Search Model" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), in Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, eds., Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2, September 1989.
"Unemployment Insurance: The Worker’s Perspective" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), Investing in People: A Strategy to Address America’s Workforce Crisis, Washington: Commission on Workforce Quality and Labor Market Efficiency, U.S. Department of Labor, September 1989, 899-936.
"Mechanisms for Incentive Regulation: Theory and Experiment" (with R. Mark Isaac), Rand Journal of Economics, Autumn 1987.
"Theory and Individual Behavior of First Price Auctions" (with Vernon L. Smith and James M. Walker), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1, March 1988.
"Bidding behavior in first price sealed bid auctions: Use of computerized Nash competitors" (with Vernon L. Smith and James M. Walker), Economics Letters, 23 (3), 1987, 239-244.
"In Search of the Winner’s Curse: Reply" (with R. Mark Isaac), Economic Inquiry, 24, July 1986, 517-520.
"Minimum Wage Effects with Output Stabilization" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), Economic Inquiry, 24, July 1986, 443-453.
"Experimental Economics and Experimental Psychology: Ever the Twain Shall Meet?" (with R. Mark Isaac), in Alan J. MacFadyen and Heather W. MacFadyen, eds., Economic Psychology: Intersections in Theory and Application, New York: North-Holland, 1986.
"Incentive Regulation: A Case Study in the Use of Laboratory Experimental Analysis in Economics" (with R. Mark Isaac), in Shane Moriarity, ed., Laboratory Market Research, Norman: Center for Economic and Management Research, University of Oklahoma, 1986
"Experimental Development of Sealed-Bid Auction Theory; Calibrating Controls for Risk Aversion" (with Vernon L. Smith and James M. Walker), American Economic Review, 75(20), May 1985, 160-165.
"Expected Revenue in Discriminative and Uniform Price Sealed-Bid Auctions" (with Vernon L. Smith and James M. Walker), in Vernon L. Smith, ed., Research in Experimental Economics, vol. 3, Greenwich: JAI Press, 1985
"In Search of the Winner’s Curse" (with R. Mark Isaac), Economic Inquiry, 22, October 1984, 579-592.
"Theory and Behavior of Multiple Unit Discriminative Auctions" (with Vernon L. Smith and James M. Walker), in Vernon L. Smith, ed., Journal of Finance, 39 (4), September 1984, 983-1010.
"Opportunity Costs of the Minimum Wage" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), in Ronald G. Ehrenberg, ed., Research in Experimental Economics, vol. 6, Greenwich: JAI Press, 1996.
"A test that discriminates between two models of the Dutch-first auction non-isomorphism" ( with Vernon L. Smith and James M. Walker), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 4 (2-3), June-September 1983, p. 205-219.
"OCS Leasing and Auctions: Incentives and the Performance of Alternative Bidding Institutions" (with R. Mark Isaac and Vernon L. Smith), Supreme Court Economic Review, 2, 1983, p. 43-87.
"The Determinants of Minimum Wage Levels and Coverage in State Minimum Wage Laws" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), in Simon Rottenberg, ed., The Economics of Legal Minimum Wages, Washington: American Enterprise Institute, 1981.
"The Impact of the Tax Reduction Act of 1975 on the Petroleum Industry" (with Arthur W. Wright), Boston College Industrial and Commercial Law Review, 17, June 1976.
"The Cost-Effectiveness of Federal Tax Subsidies for Petroleum Reserves: Some Empirical Results and Their Implications" (with Arthur.W. Wright), in Gerard M. Brannon, ed., Studies in Energy Tax Policy, Boston: Ballinger, 1975.
"Tests of A Heterogeneous Bidders Theory of First Price Auctions" (with Vernon L. Smith and James M. Walker), Economics Letters, 12, 1973, 207-212, North-Holland.
"Auction Market Theory of Heterogeneous Bidders" ( with Vernon L. Smith and James M. Walker), Economics Letters, 9, 1982, 319-325, North-Holland.
"Theory and Behavior of Single Object Auctions" (with Bruce Roberson and Vernon L. Smith), in V. L. Smith, ed., Research in Experimental Economics, vol. 2, Greenwich: JAI Press, 1982. Editor for this paper: David M. Grether.
"The Political Economy of Minimum Wage Legislation" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca), Economic Inquiry, 20, October 1982.
"Effects of Minimum Wage Policy on Inflation and on Output Prices, Employment, and Real Wage Rates by Industry" (with Ronald L. Oaxaca),  in Report of the Minimum Wage Study Commission, Vol. VI: The Minimum Wage and the Macro Economy ,Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, June 1981; ; also, three appendices available from the National Technical Information Service.
"The Effects of Crude Oil Price Controls, Entitlements and Taxes on Refined Product Prices and Energy Independence" (with Arthur W. Wright), Land Economics, 54 (1), Feb., 1978.
"A Theory and Test of Credit Rationing: Comment" ( with Corry F. Azzi), American Economic Review, 66 (5), Dec., 1976.
"The Determinants of Investment in Petroleum Reserves and Their Implications for Public Policy" (with Arthur W. Wright), American Economic Review, 66 (1), March 1976.
"A Tariff Policy for Independence from Oil Embargoes" (with Arthur W. Wright), National Tax Journal, 28 (1), March, 1975, 29-42.
"Portfolio Choice and Saving in an Optimal Consumption Leisure Plan", Review of Economic Studies, 42, January 1975.
"Research Tasks on the Economics of Tax and Other Policies Towards Petroleum", Conference on Tax Research, July 1975, 89-104.
"Shadow Prices in Public Program Evaluation Models", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 64, Feb., 1974, 158-165.
"Properties of functions which are solutions to maximization problems", Journal of Economic Theory, 64 , August 1973, 396-398.
"Equity and Efficiency in Evaluation of Public Programs", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 873, August 1973, 495-502.
"A theorem on additively-separable, quasi-concave functions", Journal of Economic Theory, 62, April 1973, 210-212.