Gary Charness specializes in experimental and behavioral research, conducting both laboratory and field experiments to investigate a wide variety of economic and social environments. He has published his research in many journals, including Econometrica, American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, and Management Science. He received his B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Michigan, and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. He is currently on the board of six journals (American Economic Review, Management Science, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of the European Economic Association, Experimental Economics, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization).

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in 2011.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 8104
slightly revised version published in: Econometrica, 2014, 82(5), 1615-1670
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5034
revised version published as 'The dark side of competition for status' in: Management Science, 2014, 60 (1), 38–55
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4941
published in: O. Ashenfelter and D. Card (eds.), Handbook of Labor Economics, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2011
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3784
revised version published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2011, 29 (3), 513-547
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2574
revised version published in: American Economic Review, 2009, 99 (3), 956–978
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2296
revised version published as 'Hidden information, bargaining power, and efficiency: an experiment' in: Experimental Economics, 2011, 14, (2), 133-159.
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