Research Papers of Professor Ananish Chaudhuri

Papers on Voluntary Contributions to a Public Good:

"Sustaining Cooperation in Laboratory Public Goods Games: a Selective Survey of the Literature”, Experimental Economics, forthcoming. [Download PDF]

"Recommended Play and Costly Punishments in a Laboratory Public Goods Experiment”, (with Tirnud Paichayontvijit, University of Auckland), forthcoming in Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar, Hiranya Mukhopadhyay and Uday Bhanu Sinha (Eds.), Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji, New Delhi: Oxford University Press. [Download PDF]

"Does Strategic Play Explain the Decay in Contributions in Laboratory Public Goods Games? Experimental Evidence" (with Tirnud Paichayontvijit, University of Aucland), working Paper, Department of Economics, University of Auckland, March 2010. [Download PDF]

"Social Learning and Norms in an Experimental Public Goods Game with Inter-Generational Advice" (with Sara Graziano, Charles River Associates and Pushkar Maitra, Monash University), Review of Economic Studies, April 2006, 73(2), 357-380.[Download PDF]

"Conditional Cooperation and Voluntary Contributions to a Public Good” (with Tirnud Paichayontvijit, University of Auckland), Economics Bulletin, April 2006, 3(8), p. 1-15. [Download PDF]

"To Free-Ride or Not To Free-ride: The Role of Patterning and Feedback in the Public Goods Game", (with DeeDee Chen, Sara Graziano, Frances McIntire and Dawn Winkler, all Wellesley College), ARTHANITI (Journal of the University of Calcutta), 3(1-2), December 2004, p. 86-105. [Download PDF]

"Communication, Advice and Beliefs in an Experimental Public Goods Game" (with Pushkar Maitra, Monash University and Susan Skeath, Wellesley College), Working Paper, Department of Economics, University of Auckland, November 2005.[Download PDF]

Papers on Trust, Reciprocity and Social Capital:

"Gender Differences in Trust and Reciprocity in Repeated Gift Exchange Games" (with Erwann Sbai, University of Auckland), New Zealand Economic Papers: Special Issue in Economic Psychology and Behavioural Economics, Volume 45, Issues 1-2, April-August 2011, 81-95. [Download PDF]

"An Experimental Analysis of Trust and Trustworthiness” (with Lata Gangadharan, University of Melbourne), Southern Economic Journal, April 2007, 73(4), 959-985. [Download PDF]

"On the Efficacy of Implicit Contracts: The Role of Reciprocity in Contract Enforcement" (with Amy Cruickshank, New Zealand Treasury), Working Paper, Department of Economics, University of Auckland, November 2006. [Download PDF]

"Trust and Trustworthiness in a Sequential Bargaining Game”, (with Sarah Khan, Aishwarya Lakshmiratan, Anne-Laure Py and Lisa Shah, all Wellesley College), Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 16(5), December 2003, p. 331-340. [Download PDF]

"Cooperation in Social Dilemmas, Trust and Reciprocity", (with Barry Sopher, Rutgers University and Paul Strand, Washington State University), Journal of Economic Psychology, Volume 23(2), March 2002, p. 231 – 249. [Download PDF].

Papers on Coordination Games:

"Rcommended Play and and Performance Bonuses in the Minimum Effort Coordination Game" (with Tirnud Paichayontvijit, University of Auckland), Experimental Economicss, Volume 13, Issue 3 September 2010, 346-363. [Download PDF]

"Talking Ourselves to Efficiency: Coordination Conventions in an Inter-Generational Minimum Effort Game with Private, Almost Common and Common Knowledge of Advice", (with Andrew Schotter, New York University and Barry Sopher, Rutgers University)Economic Journal, Volume 119, p. 91-122. [Download PDF]

"Common and Almost Common Knowledge of Credible Assignments in a Coordination Game, (with Laura Bangun, Parapin Prak and Chenan Zhou, all University of Auckland), Economics Bulletin, January 2006, 3(1), p. 1-10. [Download PDF]

Papers on Corruption:

"Do Attitudes Towards Corruption Differ Across Cultures? Experimental Evidence from Australia, India, Indonesia and Singapore" (with Lata Gangadharan, Nisvan Erkal, Lisa Cameron, all at the University of Melbourne), Journal of Public Economics,93(7-8), August 2009, 843-851. [Download PDF]

"Gender and Corruption: Insights from an Experimental Analysis" (with Vivi Alatas, World Bank, Indonesia, Lisa Cameron, Nisvan Erkal and Lata Gangadharan, all at the University of Melbourne), Southern Economic Journal, Volume 75, Number 3, January 2009, 663-680. [Download PDF]

"A Corruption Experiment with Indonesian Public Servants and Indonesian Students" (with Vivi Alatas, World Bank, Indonesia, Lisa Cameron, Nisvan Erkal and Lata Gangadharan, all at the University of Melbourne), Experimental Economics, 12(1), March 2009, 113-132. [Download PDF]

Papers on Signalling Games:

"The Ratchet Principle in a Principal Agent Game with Unknown Costs: An Experimental Analysis", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Volume 37(3), November 1998, p. 291-304. [Download PDF]

Papers on Contract Choice:

"Information Structure and Contractual Choice in Franchising", (with Debajyoti Chakrabarty, Rutgers University and Chester Spell, Washington State University), Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 58 (4), December 2002, p. 638-663.[Download PDF]

"On the Choice of Tenancy Contracts in Rural India", (with Pushkar Maitra, Monash University), Economica, Vol. 69, Issue 275, August 2002, p. 445-459. [Download PDF]

"Tenant Characteristics and the Choice of Tenurial Contracts in Rural India” (with Pushkar Maitra, Monash University), Journal of International Development, Vol. 13 (2), March 2001, p. 169-181. [Download PDF]

"Formal and Informal Sector Credit Institutions and Interlinkage", (with Debajyoti Chakrabarty, Rutgers University), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 46 (3), November 2001, p. 312-325.[Download PDF]

"Sharecropping Contracts in Rural India: A Note", (with Pushkar Maitra, Monash University) Journal of Contemporary Asia, Volume 30(1), February 2000, p. 99-107.[Download PDF]

Papers in Other Areas:

"Reflections of a Journal Editor",New Zealand Economic Papers, December 2010, 44(3), 211-215. [Download PDF]

"Learning in Tournaments with Inter-generational Advice", (with Andrew Schotter, New York University and Barry Sopher, Rutgers University), Economics Bulletin, September 2006, 3(26), 1 – 16. [Download PDF]

"Endogenous Quality Choice and the Impact of Quantitative Restrictions", The International Trade Journal, Volume XIV (4), Winter 2000, p. 377-397.[Download PDF]

"A Simple Algebraic Approach to Teaching Oligopoly Models", The American Economist, Vol. XXXXVI, No. 1, Spring 2002, p. 36-41.[Download PDF]

Book Reviews

Review of "Experimental Economics: Rethinking the Rules, by Nicholas Bardsley, Robin Cubitt, Graham Loomes, Peter Moffatt, Chris Starmer and Robert Sugden, Princeton University Press, 2009, Journal of Economic Psychology, forthcoming. [Download PDF]

Review of "Moral Sentiments and Material Interests", Herbert Gintis, Samuel Bowles, Robert Boyd and Ernst Fehr (Editors), MIT Press, 2005, published in European Journal of Political Economy, 24(1), 280-282. [Download PDF]

Review of "Game Theory: 5 Questions" , Vincent F. Hendricks and Pelle G. Hansen (Editors), Automatic Press, 2005, published in Journal of Economic Psychology, 28(5), 625-627. [Download PDF]

Review of "Experimental Business Research", Rami Zwick and Amnon Rapoport (Editors), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, published in Journal of Economic Psychology, 23(6), 793-796. [Download PDF]

Last Updated: September 25, 2010.