Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Research Fellow

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too h Carpenter Jeffrey Carpenter is the James Jermain Professor of Political Economy at Middlebury College and is currently (or has been) an Associate Editor at Management Science, the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Economic Journal, Games and Economic Behavior, the Journal of Labor Economics, the Industrial and Labor Relations Review, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Development Economics and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, among other journals.

His research interests include Experimental and Behavioral Economics with applications to Labor, Public and Development Economics. While pursuing these interests he has conduct lab and field experiments in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in 2004. In the first half of 2009 he was in residence at IZA as a Visiting Research Fellow.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
10736  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
The Sequencing of Gift Exchange: A Field Trial
(forthcoming in: the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization)
10626  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Rachel Frank
Emiliano Huet-Vaughn
Gender Differences in Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Competitive Behavior
10576  Philip Mellizo
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Peter Hans Matthews
Ceding Control: An Experimental Analysis of Participatory Management
(forthcoming in: the Journal of the Economic Science Association)
9946  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Andrea Robbett
Prottoy Akbar
Profit Sharing and Peer Reporting
9778  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
The Labor Supply of Fixed-Wage Workers: Estimates from a Real Effort Experiment
8952  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Peter Hans Matthews
Incentives and the Design of Charitable Fundraisers: Lessons from a Field Experiment
8820  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Peter Hans Matthews
Andrea Robbett
Compensating Differentials in Experimental Labor Markets
8369  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Peter Hans Matthews
Benjamin Tabb
Progressive Taxation in a Tournament Economy
7602  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Erick Gong
Motivating Agents: How Much Does the Mission Matter?
7499  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
David Dolifka
Exploitation Aversion: When Financial Incentives Fail to Motivate Agents
5808  Stephen V. Burks
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Lorenz Götte
Aldo Rustichini
Which Measures of Time Preference Best Predict Outcomes? Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment
(revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2012, 84 (1), 308-320)
5460  Philip Mellizo
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Peter Hans Matthews
Workplace Democracy in the Lab
5389  Jon E. Anderson
Stephen V. Burks
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Lorenz Götte
Karsten Maurer
Daniele Nosenzo
Ruth Potter
Kim Rocha
Aldo Rustichini
Self Selection Does Not Increase Other-Regarding Preferences among Adult Laboratory Subjects, but Student Subjects May Be More Self-Regarding than Adults
(revised version published as 'Self-Selection and Variations in the Laboratory Measurement of Other-Regarding Preferences Across Subject Pools: Evidence From One College Student and Two Adult Samples' in: Experimental Economics, 2013, 16 (2), 170-189; selected as best paper of 2013 by the Editors of the journal)
5307  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Shachar Kariv
Andrew Schotter
Network Architecture and Mutual Monitoring in Public Goods Experiments
5279  Juan Camilo Cardenas
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Risk Attitudes and Well-Being in Latin America
4840  Stephen V. Burks
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Lorenz Götte
Aldo Rustichini
Overconfidence is a Social Signaling Bias
(revised version published as 'Overconfidence and Social Signalling' in: Review of Economic Studies, 2013, 80 (3), 949-983)
3609  Stephen V. Burks
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Lorenz Götte
Aldo Rustichini
Cognitive Skills Explain Economic Preferences, Strategic Behavior, and Job Attachment
(revised version published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 2009, 106 (19), 7745-7750)
3021  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Caitlin Knowles Myers
Why Volunteer? Evidence on the Role of Altruism, Reputation, and Incentives
(published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2010, 94 (11-12), 911-920)
2972  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Peter Hans Matthews
John Schirm
Tournaments and Office Politics: Evidence from a Real Effort Experiment
(published in: American Economic Review, 2010, 100 (1), 504-517)
2789  Stephen V. Burks
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Lorenz Götte
Kristen Monaco
Kay Porter
Aldo Rustichini
Using Behavioral Economic Experiments at a Large Motor Carrier: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project
(published in: Stefan Bender, Julia Lane, Kathryn Shaw, Fredrik Andersson, and Till Von Wachter (eds.), The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches, NBER and University of Chicago Press, 2008, 45-106)
2106  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Samuel Bowles
Herbert Gintis
Mutual Monitoring in Teams: Theory and Experimental Evidence on the Importance of Reciprocity
(published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2009, 71(2), 221-232)
2013  Stephen V. Burks
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Lorenz Götte
Performance Pay and the Erosion of Worker Cooperation: Field Experimental Evidence
(revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2009, 70 (3), 458-469)
1697  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Erika Seki
Do Social Preferences Increase Productivity? Field Experimental Evidence from Fishermen in Toyama Bay
1691  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Erika Seki
Competitive Work Environments and Social Preferences: Field Experimental Evidence from a Japanese Fishing Community
(published in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy: Contributions to Economic Analysis and Policy, 2006, 5 (2), Article 2)
1583  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Peter Hans Matthews
Norm Enforcement: Anger, Indignation or Reciprocity?
(published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2012, 10 (3), 555-572)
1352  Eric Verhoogen
Stephen V. Burks
Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Fairness and Freight-Handlers: Local Labor-Market Conditions and Wage-Fairness Perceptions in a Trucking Firm
(revised version published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2007, 60 (4), 477-498)
1347  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Peter Hans Matthews
Social Reciprocity
1341  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Stephen V. Burks
Eric Verhoogen
Comparing Students to Workers: The Effects of Social Framing on Behavior in Distribution Games
(published in: J. Carpenter, G. Harrison, and J. List (eds.), Field Experiments in Economics (Research in Experimental Economics, 10), 2005, 261 - 289)
1337  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Punishing Free-Riders: How Group Size Affects Mutual Monitoring and the Provision of Public Goods
(published in: Games and Economic Behavior, 2007, 60 (1), 31-51)
1330  Jeffrey P. Carpenter
Jessica Holmes
Peter Hans Matthews
Charity Auctions: A Field Experimental Investigation
(published in: Economic Journal, 2008, 118 (525), 92-113)
 

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