Michael Vlassopoulos










       Racial Discrimination in Local Public Services: A Field Experiment in the US,

       with Corrado Giulietti and Mirco Tonin, .

Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming.


      ``Now that you mention it": A Survey Experiment on Information, Inattention and Online Privacy,

       with Helia Marreiros, Mirco Tonin and m.c. schraefel

     Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 140, 1-17, 2017.


Sharing One’s Fortune? An Experimental Study on Earned Income and Giving,

with Mirco Tonin

Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 66, 112-118, 2017.


``Putting a Foot in the Door”: Volunteer Hiring and Organizational Form,

The Manchester School, 85(2), 133-162, 2017.


       An Experimental Study of Voting with Costly Delay,

       with Max Kwiek and Helia Marreiros

        Economics Letters, 140, 23-26, 2016.


Corporate Philanthropy and Productivity: Evidence from an Online Real Effort Experiment

with Mirco Tonin

Management Science, 61(8), 1795-1811, 2015.



Peer Pressure and Productivity: The Role of Observing and Being Observed

with Sotiris Georganas and Mirco Tonin

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 117, 223-232, 2015.


   Are Public Sector Workers Different? Cross-European Evidence from Elderly Workers and Retirees,

   with Mirco Tonin

   IZA Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 4:11, 2015.


Referral Incentives in Crowdfunding,

with Victor Naroditskiy, Sebastian Stein, Long Tran-Thanh, Mirco Tonin and Nicholas R. Jennings, Proceedings of the Second AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP-2014), pages 171-183.


An Experimental Investigation of Intrinsic Motivations for Giving, 

with Mirco Tonin

Theory and Decision, 76(1), 47-67, 2014.


Cheating in the Workplace: An Experimental Study of the Impact of Bonuses and Productivity,

with David Gill and Victoria Prowse

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 96, 120-134, 2013.


Experimental Evidence of Self-Image Concerns as Motivation for Giving,

with Mirco Tonin

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 90, 19-27, 2013.


Disentangling the Sources of Pro-socially Motivated Effort: A Field Experiment,

with Mirco Tonin

Journal of Public Economics, 94(11-12), 1086-1092, 2010.


Quality, Reputation and the Choice of Organizational Form,

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 71(2), 515-527, 2009.


Pro-Social Motivation and the Delivery of Social Services,

with Patrick Francois

CESifo Economic Studies, 54(1), 22 – 54, 2008.





Working Papers:



When the Market Drives you Crazy: Stock Market Returns and Fatal Car Accidents,

with Corrado Giulietti and Mirco Tonin, August 2018, IZA Discussion Paper No 11720.



Paying for what kind of performance? Performance pay and multitasking in mission-oriented jobs,

with Daniel Jones and Mirco Tonin, July 2018, CESifo Working Paper No. 7156.



     Voting as a War of Attrition,

with Max Kwiek and Helia Marreiros,  June 2018, IZA Discussion Paper No 11595.



“The Good News about Bad News”: Feedback about Past Organisational Failure and its Impact on Worker Productivity, with Sabrina Jeworrek and Vanessa  Mertins, January 2018, IWH Discussion Papers No. 1/2018.



Competitive Preferences and Ethnicity: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh,

with Abu Siddique, March 2017, IZA Discussion Paper No 10682.



Dynamic Incentive Effects of Team Formation: Experimental Evidence,

with Thomas Gall and Xiaocheng Hu, November 2016, IZA Discussion Paper No 10393.



Concern for Relative Standing and Deception,

with Spyros Galanis, August 2014, IZA Discussion Paper No. 8442.



The Long-Lived Effects of Historic Climate on the Wealth of Nations,
with John Bluedorn and Akos Valentinyi, first version November 2009, current version June 2010.

You can find a VOX column based on this paper here