Jordi Brandts

PhD, University of Pennsylvania

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 Autònoma 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

Barcelona GSE Working Papers


ForthcomingAndrej Angelovski, Jordi Brandts and Carles Solà

Hiring and Escalation Bias in Subjective Performance Evaluations: A Laboratory Experiment

Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization, 2016
ForthcomingJordi Brandts, Gary Charness and Matthew Ellman

Let's Talk: How Communication Affects Contract Design

Journal of the European Economic Association, 2016