Publications

Full CV (includes publications list)

Google Scholar citations

Publications in refereed journals

2022

  1. Safe options and gender differences in risk attitudes [with Antonio Filippin], Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, forthcoming.

2021

  1. What are you calling intuitive? Subject heterogeneity as a driver of response times in an impunity game [with Werner Güth], Journal of Economic Psychology, forthcoming
  2. The Acceptability of Accountability [with John Bone, John Hey and Carmen Pasca] Constitutional Political Economy, forthcoming
  3. The long-term effects of self pledging in reward crowdfunding [with Tobias Regner], Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 165, April 2021. Published version.
  4. Attacking the weak or the strong? An experiment on the targets of parochial altruism [with Simon Varaine, Ismaël Benslimane, Raul Magni-Berton], Political Behavior, forthcoming. Ungated version.

2020

  1. Central Tendency Bias in Belief Elicitation [with Antonio Filippin, Peter Katuscak, John Smith], Journal of Economic Psychology, Volume 78, June 2020. Published version. Ungated version.
  2. The experience matters: participation-related rewards increase the success chances of crowdfunding campaigns [with Tobias Regner], Economics of Innovation and New Technology, forthcoming. Published version. Ungated version.

2019

  1. Modelling the impact of different front-of-package nutrition labels on mortality from non-communicable chronic disease [with Manon Egnell, Tania d’Almeida, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Mathilde Touvier, Bernard Ruffieux, Serge Hercberg, Laurent Muller, Chantal Julia], International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 16:56.
  2. Nutritional and economic impact of 5 alternative front-of-pack nutritional labels: experimental evidence [with Anne Lacroix, Laurent Muller, Bernard Ruffieux], forthcoming, European Journal of Agricultural Economics
  3. A flexible z-Tree and oTree implementation of the Social Value Orientation Slider Measure [with Ori Weisel and Fabian Winter], forthcoming, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance.

2018

  1. Representation effects in the Centipede game [with Marco Mantovani], Published online October 4th, 2018, PLOS One.
  2. It’s never too late: funding dynamics and self pledges in crowdfunding. [with Tobias Regner], Research Policy, Volume 47, Issue 8, October 2018, Pages 1463-1477. Working Paper version.

2017

  1. Choosing not to compete: Can firms maintain high prices by confusing consumers? [with Alexia Gaudeul], Journal of Economics, Management and Strategy, Volume 26, issue 4, Winter 2017, Pages 897-922.
  2. Better stuck together or free to go? Of the stability of cooperation when individuals have outside options. [with Alexia Gaudeul and Gerhard Riener], Journal of Economic Psychology, Volume 59, April 2017, Pages 99–112. Final version.
  3.  The Sound of Others: Surprising Evidence of Conformist Behavior [with Antonio FIlippin], Southern Economic Journal,  Volume 83, Issue 4, April 2017, pages 1038–51. Final version. A somewhat older version can be found on IDEAS.
  4. Modification des achats alimentaires en réponse à cinq logos nutritionnels [with Anne Lacroix, Laurent Muller, Bernard Ruffieux], Cahiers de Nutrition et de Diététique, forthcoming.

2016

  1. A Reconsideration of Gender Differences in Risk Attitudes [with Antonio Filippin], Management Science, volume 62, Issue 11, November 2016, pages 3138-3160. Online first version here. A somewhat older but free access version can be found on IDEAS.
  2. A Theoretical and Experimental Appraisal of Four Risk Elicitation Methods [with Antonio Filippin], Experimental Economics, September 2016, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 613–641. Online first version here. A somewhat older but free access version can be found on IDEAS.
  3. Intellectual property rights hinder sequential innovation: experimental evidence [with Julia Brueggemann, Lukas Meub and Kilian Bizer], Research Policy, Volume 45, Issue 10, December 2016, Pages 2054–2068. Final version. A somewhat older version can be found on IDEAS, SSRN.
  4. Helping consumers with a front-of-pack label: numbers or colours? Experimental comparison between Guideline Daily Amount and Traffic Light in a diet-building exercise [with Laurent Muller and Bernard Ruffieux], Journal of Economic Psychology, Volume 55, August 2016, Pages 30–50. Online first version here. A somewhat older but free access version can be found on IDEAS.
  5. A Monetary Measure of the Strength and Robustness of the Attraction Effect
    [with Alexia Gaudeul], Economics Letters, Volume 149, December 2016, Pages 38–43. Final version. A pre-print version can be found here.
  6. Click’n’Roll: No Evidence of Illusion of Control [with Antonio Filippin], De Economist, September 2016, Volume 164, Issue 3, pp 281–295. Final version. The working paper version can be found on IDEAS.
  7. Réponses des consommateurs à trois systèmes d’étiquetage nutritionnel face avant [with Laurent Muller and Bernard Ruffieux], Cahiers de Nutrition et de Diététique, Vol.51, no.3, June 2016, pages 124-131. Final version.

2015

  1. A Study of Outcome Reporting Bias Using Gender Differences in Risk Attitudes [with Antonio Filippin and Janna Heider], CESifo Economic Studies, Volume 61 Issue 1 (2015). Published version here. A somewhat older but free access version can be found on IDEAS.

2013

  1. The ‘Bomb’ Risk Elicitation Task [with Antonio Filippin]  Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Volume 47, Issue 1, pp 31-65 (2013). Final version on Springer. A somewhat older but free access version can be found on IDEAS, SSRN.

Publications in refereed conference proceedings

2010

  1. To patent or not to patent: a pilot experiment on incentives to copyright in a sequential innovation setting,  Open Source Software: New Horizons. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology. Volume 319, pp 53-72 (2010). Final version on Springer. A somewhat different (but larger and free access) version can be found on IDEAS, SSRN.

Working Papers

  1. Fast then Slow: A Choice Process Explanation for the Attraction Effect [with Alexia Gaudeul], GAEL Working Paper 2019-06. Find it here.
  2. Motives of Sanctioning: Equity and Emotions in a Public Good Experiment with Punishment [with Werner Güth, Luigi Mittone and Matteo Ploner], Jena Economic Research Paper JERP 2012-046. Find it on IDEAS, SSRN.
  3. Turning private vices into collective virtues: a simple model and an experiment on the SourceForge development community, University of Milan DEAS Working Paper 14-2009. Find it on IDEAS, SSRN.

Work in Progress

  1. Social norms, social multipliers and nutrition public policies: an experiment [with Laurent Muller]
  2. Experimental evaluation of the performance of nutritional labels and price policies [with Bernard Ruffiex and Laurent Muller]
  3. Individual versus Collective Punishment: an Intergroup Public Good Experiment [with Werner Güth and Luigi Mittone]

Older works

European studies (in Italian)

  1. Il ‘miracolo americano’ della produttività e l’Europa. Fine della convergenza?, Biblioteca della Libertà XLI, n.184, Luglio – Settembre 2006. Find it in Italian on BdL website or, in a slightly earlier version as a URGE Working Paper (WP 3-2005)
  2. La Direttiva Bolkestein: vicissitudini e problemi aperti, Biblioteca della Libertà XLII, n.186, Gennaio – Marzo 2007. Find it in Italian on BdL website (as part of a special section on Bolkestein Directive) or on URGE website.

Transition Economics – Studi-paese (in Italian)

  1. Capitolo 8: Russia, (with C. Boffito and F. Chiesa) in Assetto Produttivo, Competitività e Crescita nei Paesi in Transizione, CIRPET (Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca sui Paesi Emergenti e in Transizione), Università di Torino, 2004. Find it in Italian on CIRPET website.
  2. Capitolo 9: Ucraina, (with F. Chiesa) in Assetto Produttivo, Competitività e Crescita nei Paesi in Transizione, CIRPET (Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca sui Paesi Emergenti e in Transizione), Università di Torino, 2004. Find it in Italian on CIRPET website.
  3. Competition and cooperation: Italian SMEs go international, presented at the UNECE Expert Meeting on Good Governance for SMEs‘, UNECE, Geneva, 1-2 April 2004. Find it (in English) on the CIRPET website.

Other works

  1. The Case for Weaker IP Regulations, an invited article appeared on The Transatlantic.
  2. L’importanza economica della peer production (in Italian), an introductory article on QuadranteFuturo about the Open Source movement and Open Content over the Internet.
  3. Russia. Fine della ricostruzione, inizio di una nuova era? (in Italian), the summary of a presentation held at the Luigi Einaudi centre in Torino about Putin’s Russia.
  4. Data analysis on the 2009 European Parliamentary Elections (in Italian). The reports can be found here (written just before the ballot) and here (with an analysis of results).

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