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 Jordi Brandts 

Jordi Brandts

PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Research Professor, IAE
Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor
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 Program(s):

IDEA

 Biography:

Jordi Brandts is a research professor at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC). He has been a member of the Institute since 1993. Previously he was professor at Universitat Aut˛noma de Barcelona and visiting professor at the University of California at Berkeley. His research areas are experimental economics and public economics.

His current work focuses on analyzing, by means of experiments, three main issues. The first consists in delineating the precise nature of interdependent preferences, the second in the study of strategic behavior and its relation to equilibrium analysis and the third in the characterization of the performance of different experimental market mechanisms. He is also interested in the redistributive effects of government intervention.

 Research interests:

Experimental economics, organizational behavior, industrial organization, public economics, behavioral economics

 Selected publications:

"Intergroup Competition and Intra-Group Punishment in an Experimental Contest Game"
American Economic Review, 100, 2010, 420-447.
with Klaus Abbink, Benedikt Herrmann and Henrik Orzen

"Competitive Rivalry, Social Disposition and Subjective Well-Being: An Experiment"
Journal of Public Economics, 93, 2009, 1158-1167.
with Arno Riedl and Frans van Winden

"Competition with Forward Contracts: A Laboratory Analysis Motivated by Electricity Market Design"
Economic Journal, 118, 2008, 194-214.
with Paul Pezanis-Christou and Arthur Schram

 Working papers:

Hiring and Escalation Bias in Subjective Performance Evaluations: A Laboratory Experiment (July 2015)
by Andrej Angelowski, Jordi Brandts, Carles SolÓ


An Experimental Study of Persuasion Bias and Social Influence in Networks (May 2015)
by Jordi Brandts, Ayša Ebru Giritligil, Roberto A. Weber


Status Anxiety Makes Women Underperform (March 2015)
by Arthur Schram, Jordi Brandts, Klarita GŰrxhani