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 Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16457
revised version forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
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
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