Iwan Barankay is an Associate Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick in 2004. His research focuses on personnel economics, labor economics and political economy with a methodological emphasis on field experiments.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2005.

In 2007 he won the IZA Young Labor Economist Award together with Oriana Bandiera (LSE) and Imran Rasul (UCL) for their paper "Social Preferences and the Response to Incentives: Evidence from Personnel Data," Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 120 (3), August, 2005, pp. 917-962.

In 2010 he was awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6279
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013, 11 (5), 1079-1114
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5723
published in: Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25 (3), 63-82
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4190
published in: Review of Economic Studies, 2010, 77 (2), 417-458
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3917
published in: Econometrica, 2009, 77 (4), 1047-1094
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2477
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91 (5-6), 1197-1218
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2062
published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122 (2), 729-773