Published Research

Research | American Economic Journal-Microeconomics

Testing game theory in the field: Swedish LUPI lottery games

Robert Östling
Joseph Tao-yi Wang
Colin F. Camerer
Aug. 1, 2011
Research | Journal of Common Market Studies

Following the Money: EU Funding of Civil Society Groups

Michael Beckstrand
The literature on EU integration has long recognized that the European Commission has promoted a pan‐European civil society in order to increase the legitimacy of the supranational institutions.
August 1, 2011
Donald Boyd
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
July 5, 2011
Erin Bronchetti
David Huffman
Ellen Magenheim
Recent evidence suggests that the default options implicit in economic choices (e.g., 401(k) savings by white-collar workers) have extraordinarily large effects on decision-making.
March 2011
Nir Halevy
Adam D. Galinsky
Feb. 1, 2011
Research | Published Research

The Political Economy of Workplace Smoking Bans

The retirement security landscape has changed drastically for most workers over the last thirty years – except for public school teachers and other state and local government employees.
January 2011
Research | Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (Special Issue)

Relative deprivation and intergroup competition

Nir Halevy
Taya R. Cohen
Gary Bornstein
Two experiments utilized a new experimental paradigm—the Intergroup Prisoner’s Dilemma— Maximizing Difference (IPD-MD) game—to study how relative deprivation at the group level affects intergroup competition.
Nov 2010
The determinative issue in applying the insanity defense is whether the defendant experienced a legally relevant functional impairment at the time of the offense. Categorical exclusion of personality disorders from the definition of mental disease is clinically and morally arbitrary because it may lead to unfair conviction of a defendant with a personality disorder who actually experienced severe, legally relevant impairments at the time of the crime.
September 2010
JL Hochschild
V. Weaver
For the first time in American history, the 2000 United States census allowed individuals to choose more than one race. That new policy sets up our exploration of whether and how multiracialism is entering Americans' understanding and practice of race.
September 2010