Nagore Iriberri and Pedro Rey-Biel use data from a math contest to find out if competition has different effects on men and women.
Researchers in the Barcelona GSE community have written several widely-read articles on CEPR’s policy portal, VoxEU.
Giacomo De Giorgi and Michele Pellizzari have been awarded the RES Prize for their paper, “Understanding Social Interactions: Evidence from the Classroom”
Using a controlled lab experiment, Arthur Schram, Jordi Brandts, and Klarita Gërxhani find that women and men perform differently when they know beforehand that their results will be ranked and made public.
Jose Apesteguia and Miguel A. Ballester propose a new method for analyzing individual decision-making that measures human inconsistency and welfare costs.
When are people more likely to complete a task: when they receive one dollar or when they receive nothing? Sound obvious? Uri Gneezy and Pedro Rey-Biel use behavioral economics to show that finding the incentive sweet spot is not as easy as it first appears.