Gary Charness (decd)

Research Fellow

University of California, Santa Barbara

Gary Charness passed away on May 17, 2024. He had been an IZA Research Fellow since 2011. His specialization was in experimental and behavioral research, conducting both laboratory and field experiments to investigate a wide variety of economic and social environments. He 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.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 16457
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2023, 217, 207-226.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13999
Gary Charness, Ramón Cobo-Reyes, Erik Eyster, Gabriel Katz, Ángela Sánchez, Matthias Sutter
revised version forthcoming as 'Improving children’s food choices: Experimental evidence from the field: in: European Economic Review
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12347
Revised version forthcoming in: Review of Economics and Statistics (accepted August 2021)
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.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1417
revised version published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2007, 25 (4), 693-723