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Research & Publications

Publications

2020

Ruffle, Bradley J. and Richard Sosis (2020) “Do religious contexts elicit more trust and altruism? Evidence from decision-making scenario experiments,” Journal of Economics, Management and Religion, 1:1, 1-25. 

Papanastasiou, Anastasios, Bradley J. Ruffle and Angela Zheng (forthcoming) “Compliance with Social DistancingTheory and Empirical Evidence from Ontario during COVID-19,” Canadian Journal of Economics

 

2019

Ruffle, Bradley J. and Anne Wilson (2019) “Tat will tell: Tattoos and time preferences,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 166, 566-585. 

Mohamed Gomaa, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam, Stuart Mestelman and Mohamed Shehata, “Testing the Efficacy of Replacing the Incurred Credit Loss Model with the Expected Credit Loss Model”, European Accounting Review, Vol. 28, Issue 2, 2019, pp. 309-334 (posted electronically 20 March 2018 at https://doi.org/10.1080/09638180.2018.1449660).

 

2018 

Neil J. Buckley, Stuart Mestelman, R. Andrew Muller, Stephan Schott and Jingjing Zhang, “The Effects of Communication on the Partnership Solution to the Commons”, Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 70, Issue 2, June 2018, pp. 363-380 (posted electronically 22 March 2017 at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-017-0124-9).

Neil J. Buckley, David Cameron, Katherine Cuff, Jeremiah Hurley, Stuart Mestelman and Stephanie Thomas, “A Behavioral Economic Study of Tax Rate Selection by the Median Voter: Can the Tax Rate Be Influenced by the Name of the Publicly Provided Private Good?”, Theoretical Economics Letters, Vol. 8, Issue 3, February 2018, pp. 485-501 (posted electronically on 14 February 2018 at http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/tel.2018.83034).

 

2017

Mohamed Gomaa, Stuart Mestelman, Khalid S. M. Nainar and Mohamed Shehata, “Endogenous versus Exogenous Fairness Indices in Repeated Ultimatum Games”, Theoretical Economics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 6, October 2017 pp. 1568-1594 (posted electronically on 8 September 2017 at https://doi.org/10.4236/tel.2017.76106).

Jeremiah Hurley, Emmanouil Mentzakis, Michel Grignon, Mita Giacomini and Deirdre DeJean, “The Interpretation of Health Care Need Among the General Public: An Empirical Investigation using a Discrete-Choice Approach”, Social Choice and Welfare, Vol. 49, Issue 1, pp. 117-143. DOI:10.1007/s00355-017-1053-9.

 

2016

Neil J. Buckley,  Stuart MestelmanR. Andrew Muller, Mackenzie Rogers, Stephan Schott and Jingjing Zhang, “Appropriation from a Common Pool Resource: Effects of the Characteristics of the Common Pool Resource, the Appropriators and the Existence of Communication”, in Experimental Economics, Vol. 4, Chapter 2, 2016, Anabela Botelho, Editor, The WSPC Reference of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy in the Era of Global Change, Ariel Dinar, Editor-in-Chief, World Scientific Publishing Company, pp. 15-42.

Neil J. Buckley, Katherine Cuff, Jeremiah Hurley, Stuart Mestelman, Stephanie Thomas and David Cameron, “Should I Stay or Should I Go? Exit Options with Mixed Systems of Public and Private Health Care Finance”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 131, Part B, November 2016, pp. 62-77 (posted electronically on 7 June 2016 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2016.05.013).

Mohamed I. GomaaStuart Mestelman, Khalid S. M. Nainar and Mohamed Shehata,“Fairness in an Ultimatum Game”, Theoretical Economics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 2, April 2016, pp. 186-194 (posted electronically on 13 April 2016 at http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/tel.2016.62021).

 

2015

Neil J. BuckleyKatherine CuffJeremiah HurleyStuart Mestelman, Stephanie Thomas and David Cameron, “Support for Public Provision of a Private Good with Top-Up and Opt-Out: A Controlled Laboratory Experiment”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 111, March 2015, pp. 177-196 (posted electronically on 26 December 2014 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2014.12.016 ).

Mohamed GomaaKiridaran KanagaretnamStuart Mestelman and Mohamed Shehata,“Exercising Empowerment in an Investment Environment”, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, Vol. 7, September 2015, pp. 33-41 (posted electronically on 29 July 2015 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbef.2015.07.003).

 

2014

Mita GiacominiJeremiah Hurley and Deirdre DeJean, "Fair Reckoning: A Qualitative Investigation of an Economic Resource Allocation Survey", Health Expectations, Vol. 17(2), April 2014, pp.174-185 (posted electronically at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1369-7625.2011.00751.x).

Kiridaran KanagaretnamStuart Mestelman, Khalid S. M. Nainar and Mohamed Shehata, “Transparency and Empowerment in an Investment Environment”, Journal of Business Research, Vol. 67, Issue 9, September 2014, pp. 2030-2038 (posted electronically on 16 November 2013 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2013.10.007).

 

2013

Jeremiah Hurley and Emmanouil Mentzakis "Health-related externalities: evidence from a choice experiment", Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 32(4), July 2013, pp.671-681 (posted electronically at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2013.03.005).

Emmanouil Mentzakis and Stuart Mestelman, "Hypothetical Bias in Value Orientations Ring Games", Economics Letters, Vol. (120(3), Sept 2013, pp.562-565 (posted electronically at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2013.06.019). 

 

2012

Neil J. BuckleyKatherine CuffJeremiah HurleyLogan McLeodStuart Mestelman, and David Cameron, "An Experimental Investigation of Mixed Systems of Public and Private Health Care Finance", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 84(3) December 2012, pp.713-729 (posted electronically on 19 September 2012 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2012.09.016).

Kiridaran KanagaretnamStuart Mestelman, Khalid S. M. Nainar and Mohamed Shehata, "The Impact of Empowering Investors on Trust and Trustworthiness", Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol 33, Issue 3, June 2012, pp. 566-577 (posted electronically 23 November 2011 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2011.11.002 ).

Kenneth S. ChanRob MoirStuart Mestelman, and R. Andrew Muller, " Communication, Equity and the Voluntary Provision of a Public Good by Heterogeneous Groups ", Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 41(1), February 2012, pp. 87-94 (posted electronically 31 October 2011 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socec.2011.10.012 ).

Neil J. BuckleyKatherine CuffJeremiah HurleyLogan McLeod, Robert Nuscheler, and David Cameron, "Willingness-to-Pay for Parallel Private Health Insurance: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment", Canadian Journal of Economics, 45(1), February 2012, 137-166 (posted electronically 22 February 2012 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-5982.2011.01690.x

Katherine CuffJeremiah HurleyStuart MestelmanR. Andrew Muller, and Robert Nuscheler, "Public and Private Health-Care Financing with Alternative Public Rationing Rules", Health Economics, 21(2), February 2012, pp. 83-100 (posted electronically 9 December 2010 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hec.1698)

Aleksandra Gajic, David CameronJeremiah Hurley, " The Cost-Effectiveness of Cash versus Lottery Incentives for a Web-Based, Stated-Preference Community Survey", European Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 13, 2012, pp. 789-799 (posted electronically 21 June 2011 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10198-011-0332-0 ). 

 

2011

Jeremiah HurleyNeil J. BuckleyKatherine Cuff, Mita Giacominiand David Cameron, "Judgments Regarding the Fair Division of Goods: The Impact of Verbal versus Quantitative Descriptions of Alternative Divisions", Social Choice and Welfare, 37(2), July 2011, 341-372 (posted electronically 14 August 2010 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00355-010-0487-0 ).

Emmanouil Mentzakis, Patricia Stefanowska and Jeremiah Hurley, "A Discrete Choice Experiment Investigating Preferences for Funding Drugs Used to Treat Orphan Diseases", Health, Economics, Policy and Law, 6(3), June 2011, 405-433 (posted electronically 21 December 2010 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1744133110000344).

 

2010

David Goodwin and Stuart Mestelman, "A Note Comparing the Capacity Setting Performance of the Kreps-Scheinkman Duopoly Model with the Cournot Duopoly Model in a Laboratory Setting", International Journal of Industrial Organization, Volume 28, Issue 5, September 2010, pp. 522-525 (posted electronically 14 January 2010 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijindorg.2010.01.001).

Kiridaran KanagaretnamStuart Mestelman, Khalid S. M. Nainar and Mohamed Shehata, "Trust and Reciprocity with Transparency and Repeated Interactions", Journal of Business Research,Volume 63, Issue 3, March 2010, pp. 241-247. (posted electronically 5 April 2009 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2009.03.007). 

 

2009

Neil J. BuckleyStuart MestelmanR. Andrew MullerStephan Schott and Jingjing Zhang. "Shut Up and Fish: The Role of Communication when Output-Sharing is used to Manage a Common-Pool Resource," in Atlantic Canada Economics Association Papers and Proceedings 2009, posted at http://economics.acadiau.ca/tl_files/sites/economics/resources/ACEA/Papers%20and%20Procedings/2009/N.Buckley.et.al.2009.pdf

Kiridaran KanagaretnamStuart Mestelman, Khalid S. M. Nainar and Mohamed Shehata, "The Impact of Value Orientation and Risk Attitudes on Trust and Reciprocity", Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 30, No. 3, June 2009, pp. 368-380 (posted electronically 18 March 2009 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2008.12.003) [Abstract | pdf | Trust Game Instructions | VO and Risk Instructions | Analysis Appendix | Data (Text) | Data (XML)

 

2008

Stuart Mestelman, "The Performance of Double-Auction and Posted-Offer Markets with Advance Production", in the Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, Vol. 1, Chapter 9, 2008, Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, editors, North Holland: Amsterdam, pp. 77-82.

Kenneth S. ChanStuart Mestelman, and R. Andrew Muller, "Voluntary Provision of Public Goods", in the Handbook of Experimental Economics Results,Vol. 1, Chapter 88, 2008, Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, editors, North Holland: Amsterdam, pp. 831-835. [Postscript]

Stuart Mestelman and R. Andrew Muller, "Share Trading and Coupon Banking Interact to Improve Performance in Emission Trading Markets", in the Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, Vol. 1, Chapter 69, 2008, Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith, editors, North Holland: Amsterdam, pp. 655-660. [Postscript]

Neil J. BuckleyStuart Mestelman, and R. Andrew Muller, "Baseline-and-Credit Emission Permit Trading: Experimental Evidence Under Variable Output Capacity", in Experimental Methods in Environmental Economics, 2008, Todd Cherry, Stephan Kroll and Jason Shogren, editors, Routledge Press: Oxon, United Kingdom, pp. 9-28. [Abstract | pdf | Appendix A (Instructions) | Appendix B (Screenshots)

 

2007

Stephan SchottNeil J. Buckley Stuart Mestelman, and R. Andrew Muller, "Output Sharing in Partnerships as a Common Pool Resource Management Instrument", Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 37, No. 4, August, 2007, pp. 697-711. [Abstractpdf | Appendices

 

2006

Jason Childs, and Stuart Mestelman, "Rate of Return Parity in Experimental Asset Markets", Review of International Economics, Vol. 14, No. 3, August 2006, pp. 331-347. [Abstract | pdf | Appendices 1 and 2 ]

Neil J. BuckleyStuart Mestelman and R. Andrew Muller, "Implications of Alternative Emission Trading Plans: Experimental Evidence", Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, June 2006, pp. 149-166. [pdf

 

2005

Umashanker Trivedi, Mohamed Shehataand Stuart Mestelman, "Attitudes, Incentives, and Tax Compliance", Canadian Tax Journal, Vol. 53, No. 1, April 2005, pp. 29-61. [Abstractpdf | Survey Instrument | Experiment Instructions]

2004

Marc BilodeauJason Childs, and Stuart Mestelman, "Volunteering a Public Service: An Experimental Investigation", Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 88, no. 12, December 2004, pp. 2839-2855 . [Abstract | pdf | Focal Point Appendix |  Instruction Appendix | Data (delimited text)]

John Spraggon, "Individual Decision Making in a Negative Externality Experiment", Experimental Economics, Vol. 7, No. 3, October 2004, pp. 249-269. [Abstract | pdf]

John Spraggon, "Testing ambient pollution instruments with heterogeneous agents", Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Volume 48, No. 2, September 2004, pp. 837-856. [Abstract | pdf]

Jeremy Clark, Lana Friesen, and R. Andrew Muller, "The Good, the Bad, and the Regulator: An Experimental Test of Two Conditional Audit Schemes", Economic Inquiry, Vol. 42, No. 1, January 2004, pp. 69-87.

 

2003

Jennifer Zelmer, "Linear Public Goods Experiments: A Meta-Analysis", Experimental Economics, Vol. 6, No. 3, November 2003, pp. 299-310. [Abstract | pdf ]

Andrew Mullerand Asha Sadanand, "Order of Play, Forward Induction, and Presentation Effects in Two-Person Games", Experimental Economics, Vol. 6, No. 1, June 2003, pp. 5-25. [Abstractpdf]

Neil J. BuckleyStuart Mestelman and Mohamed Shehata, "Subsidizing Public Inputs", Journal of Public Economics,  Vol. 87, No. 3-4 (2003), pp. 819-846. [Abstract | pdf | Appendix 1 | Appendix 2 | Appendix 3 ]

 

2002

Stephan SchottNeil J. Buckley Stuart Mestelman, and R. Andrew Muller, "Shirking for Dollars: Regulating the Exploitation of a Common Pool Reseouce" in Atlantic Canada Economics Association 2002 Papers and Proceedings, David Murrell, editor, posted at http://www.unb.ca/econ/acea/ACEA2002-Mestelman.pdf [Abstract | pdf | Appendices]

John Spraggon, "Exogenous Targeting Instruments as a Solution to Group Moral Hazards", Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 84, No. 3 (2002), pp. 427-456. [Abstract | pdf ]

Kenneth S. ChanRob GodbyStuart Mestelman and R. Andrew Muller, "Crowding Out Voluntary Contributions to Public Goods", in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol 48. No. 3, July 2002, pp 305-317. [Abstract | pdf]

Andrew MullerStuart MestelmanJohn Spraggon, and Rob Godby, "Can Double Auctions Control Monopoly and Monopsony Power in Emissions Trading Markets?", in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 44, No. 1, July 2002, pp. 70-92 (posted electronically November 2001 at www.idealibrary.com as doi: 10.1006/jeem.2001.1195). [AbstractpdfInstr]

 

2001

Neil J. Buckley Kenneth S. Chan, James Chowhan, Stuart MestelmanMohamed Shehata, "Value Orientations, Income and Displacement Effects, and Voluntary Contributions", Experimental Economics, Vol. 4, No. 2, October 2001, pp. 183-195. [Abstract | pdf | Regression Appendix | Instruction Appendix | Data (delimited text)]

Douglas Brunton, Rabia Hasan, Stuart Mestelman, "The 'Spite' Dilemma: Spite or No Spite, is There a Dilemma?", Economic Letters, Vol. 71, No. 3, June 2001, pp. 405-412. [Abstract | pdf]

 

2000

Stuart Mestelman, "Experimental Economics is Here to Stay", Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 5, No. 3, October 2000, pp. 323-329.

Rob Godby, "Market Power and Emission Trading: Theory and Laboratory Results", Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 5, No. 3, October 2000, pp. 349-363. 

 

1999

Haim Falk, Bernadette Lynn, Stuart Mestelman, and Mohamed Shehata, "Auditor Independence, Self-Interested Behavior and Ethics: Some Experimental Evidence", Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Vol. 18, No. 4-5, Winter 1999, 395-428.

Rob GodbyStuart Mestelman, and R. Andrew Muller, "Experimental Tests of Market Power in Emission Trading Markets", in Environmental Regulation and Market Power: Competition, Time Consistency and International Trade, 1999, E. Petrakis, E. Sartzetakis, and A. Xepapadeas, editors, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited: Cheltenham, United Kingdom, pp. 67-94.

Stuart MestelmanRob Moir, and R. Andrew Muller, "A Laboratory Test of Canadian Proposals for an Emission Trading Program", Research in Experimental Economics, Volume 7, Emissions Permit Experiments, 1999, Charles A. Holt and R. Mark Isaac, editors, JAI Press: Greenwich, Connecticut, pp. 45-91. [Abstract]

Andrew MullerStuart MestelmanJohn Spraggon, and Rob Godby, "Can Auctions Control Market Power in Emissions Trading Markets?", Selected Papers of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Conference of the Atlantic Canada Economics Association, October 1999, Christina Fader, editor, Acadia University Press: Wolfville, Nova Scotia.[AbstractpdfInstr]

Rob Godby, "Market Power in Emissions Permit Double Auctions", Research in Experimental Economics, Volume 7, Emissions Permit Experiments, 1999, Charles A. Holt and R. Mark Isaac, editors, JAI Press: Greenwich, Connecticut, pp.121-162.

Mary-Anne Sillamaa, "Taxpayer Behavior in Response to Taxation: comment and New Experimental Evidence", Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Vol. 18, No. 2, Summer 1999, 165-177.

Mary-Anne Sillamaa, "How Work Effort Responds to Wage Taxation: An Experimental Test of a Zero Top Marginal Rate", Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 73, No. 1, July 1999, 125-134. [Abstract]

Mary-Anne Sillamaa, "How Work Effort Responds to Wage Taxation: A Non-Linear versus Linear Tax Experiment", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 39, No. 2, June 1999, 219-233. [Abstract]

Kenneth S. ChanStuart MestelmanRob Moir, and R. Andrew Muller, "Heterogeneity and the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods", Experimental Economics, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1999, pp. 5-30. [Abstract | postscript | pdf | Data (STATA) | STATA Dictionary | Data (Text)]

 

1998

Stuart Mestelman, "Laboratory Economics and Environmental Policy", Selected Papers of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Atlantic Canada Economics Association, October, 1998, Christina Fader, editor, Acadia University Press: Wolfville, Nova Scotia, pp. 1-36.

Stuart Mestelman, "Laboratory Economics and Managerial Decision Making", Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol. 19, Nos. 4 and 5, 1998, 201-203.

Andrew Muller and Stuart Mestelman, "What Have We Learned From Emissions Trading Experiments?", Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol. 19, Nos. 4 and 5, 1998, 225-238. [Abstractpostscript | pdf]

Rob Moir, "A Monte Carlo Analysis of the Fisher Randomization Technique: Reviving Randomization for Experimental Economists", Experimental Economics, Vol. 1, No. 1, June 1998, 87-100.

Rob GodbyStuart MestelmanR. Andrew Muller, and Douglas Welland, "An Experimental Economic Analysis of Emissions Trading with Shares and Coupons in the Presence of Market Uncertainty", Environmetrics, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1998, pp. 67-79.

Rob Moir, "Applying the Exact Randomization Test in Experimental Economics", Environmetrics, Vol. 19, No. 1, 1998, pp. 93-99.

Stuart Mestelman and R. Andrew Muller, "Instrument Choice for Emissions Permit Trading: Designing a Laboratory Environment", in Designing Institutions for Environmental and Resource Management, 1998, Edna Tusak Loehman and D. Marc Kilgour, editors, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited: United Kingdom, pp. 301-320

 

1997

Kenneth S. ChanRob GodbyStuart Mestelman, and R. Andrew Muller, "Equity Theory and the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods", Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, Vol. 32, No. 3, March 1997, pp. 349-364.

Rob GodbyStuart MestelmanR. Andrew Muller, and Douglas Welland, "Emissions Trading with Shares and Coupons when Control over Discharges is Uncertain", Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 32, No. 2, March 1997, pp. 359-381. [Abstract | postscript | pdf]

 

1996

Kenneth S. ChanRob GodbyStuart Mestelman, and R. Andrew Muller, "Spite, Guilt and the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods when Income is not Distributed Equally", Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 29, Special Issue, April 1996, pp. S605-S609. [Abstract]

Kenneth S. ChanStuart MestelmanRob Moir, and R. Andrew Muller, "The Voluntary Provision of Public Goods Under Varying Income Distributions", Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 29, No. 1, February 1996, pp. 54-69. [Abstract]

 

1995

Stuart Mestelman and Douglas Welland, "Experience and Inventory Management in Double-Auction Markets", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 26, No. 1, January 1995, pp. 35-48. [Abstract]

 

1994

Stuart Mestelman, "Economic Efficiency and the Role of Prices: Market Sessions for Use in the Classroom", Classroom Expernomics, Vol. 3, No. 2, Fall 1994, pp. 3-8. [Abstract]

Andrew Mullerand Stuart Mestelman, "Emission Trading with Shares and Coupons: A Laboratory Experiment", Energy Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, May 1994, pp. 1-27. [Abstractpdf | postscript]

Stuart Mestelman and Douglas Welland, "Price Flexibility and Market Performance in Experimental Markets", Economic Theory, Vol. 4, January 1994, pp. 105-129. [Abstract]

 

Prior to 1994

Stuart Mestelman and Douglas Welland, "Inventory Carryover and the Performance of Alternative Market Institutions", Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 57, No. 4, April 1991, pp. 1024-1042. [Abstract]

Stuart Mestelman and Douglas Welland, "The Effects of Rent Asymmetries in Markets Characterized by Advance Production: A Comparison of Trading Institutions", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 15, 1991, pp. 387-405. [Abstract]

Stuart Mestelman and Douglas Welland, "Advance Production in Experimental Markets", Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 55(4), October 1988, pp. 641-654. [Abstract]

Stuart Mestelman and David Feeny, "Does Ideology Matter?: Anecdotal Experimental Evidence on the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods", Public Choice, Vol. 57, No. 3, June 1988, pp. 281-286. [Abstract]

Stuart Mestelman, Deborah Welland, and Douglas Welland, "Advance Production in Posted Offer Markets", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 8, June 1987, pp. 249-264. [Abstract]

Stuart Mestelman and Douglas Welland, "Advance Production in Oral Double Auction Markets", Economics Letters, Vol. 23, No. 1, 1987, pp. 43-48. [Abstract]

 

Works in Progress of Members, Associates and Students of the McMaster Experimental Economics Laboratory using Controlled Laboratory Methods to Collect Data

Bradley J. Ruffle, Arie Sherman and Zeev Shtudiner, “Good-Looking Prices”, February 2020, Manuscript, 12 pages, McMaster Department of Economics Working Paper 2020-2, posted at http://socialsciences.mcmaster.ca/econ/rsrch/papers/archive/2020-02.pdf

William G. Morrison and Bradley J. Ruffle, “Insurable Losses, Pre-filled Claims Forms and Honesty in Reporting”, January 2020, Manuscript, 20 pages (plus 7 pages in 2 appendices), McMaster Department of Economics working Paper 2020-01, posted at http://socialsciences.mcmaster.ca/econ/rsrch/papers/archive/2020-01.pdf

Mohamed Gomaa, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam, Stuart Mestelman and Mohamed Shehata, “Experimental Evidence on the Impact of Replacing the Incurred Credit Loss Model of Bank Loan Loss Provisions with the International or US Accounting Standards Boards’ Expected Credit Loss Models”, September 2019, Manuscript, 53 pages (plus 56 pages in 4 appendices), McMaster Department of Economics Working Paper 2019-10, posted at https://socialsciences.mcmaster.ca/econ/rsrch/papers/archive/2019-10.pdf .

Neil J. Buckley, Stuart Mestelman, R. Andrew Muller, Stephan Schott and Jingjing Zhang, “Do the Number of Appropriators from the Commons Matter in Controlled Laboratory Environments?”, June 2017, Manuscript, 11 pages, McMaster Department of Economics Working Paper 2017-09, posted at https://www.economics.mcmaster.ca/documents/mcmastereconwp2017-09-1.pdf .

Stan Hu, Stuart Mestelman and William Scarth, “Are Notions of Fairness Path-Dependent? Experimental Evidence from an Efficiency-Wage Environment”, April 2015, Manuscript, 48 pages (plus 3 appendices), McMaster Department of Economics Working Paper 2015-05,  posted at https://www.economics.mcmaster.ca/research/publications/working-papers/2015/2015-05.pdf.   [being revised]

Neil J. Buckley, Stuart Mestelman, R. Andrew Muller, “Production Capacity and Abatement Technology Strategies in Emissions Trading Markets”, December 2014, Manuscript, 39 pages (plus 42 pages of appendices), McMaster Department of Economics Working Paper 2014-16, posted at https://www.economics.mcmaster.ca/research/publications/working-papers/2014/2014-16.pdf

Emmanouil MentzakisJingjing Zhang, "An Investigation of Individual Preferences: Consistency Across Incentives and Stability Over Time", 2011, Manuscript, 25 pages.

Emmanouil MentzakisJingjing Zhang, "Are Matching Policies Crowding-Out Individual Charity Donations: A Discrete Choice Experimental Approach", 2011, Manuscript, 18 pages.

Andrew Mullerand Finlay Whillans, "A Common Pool Resource Experiment with a Dynamic Stock Externality" 6 June 2008. Manuscript, 37 pages. Abstract | pdfslides.

Kenneth S. ChanStuart MestelmanRob MoirR. Andrew Muller, " Heterogeneity, Communication, Coordination, Cooperation and Voluntary Provision of a Public Good ", McMaster University Department of Economics, February 2005, Manuscript, 56 pages. [Abstract | pdf | Appendix 1 | Appendix 2 | Appendix 3 | Appendix 4 | Data (STATA) | STATA Dictionary | Data (Text)]

Neil J. Buckley, "Short-Run Implications of Cap-and-Trade versus Baseline-and-Credit Emission Trading Plans: Experimental Evidence", November 2004, Manuscript. [Abstract | pdf | Appendix A (Screenshots ) | Appendix B (Instructions )]

Stuart Mestelman, "Partners and strangers in non-linear public goods environments", February 26, 2004, Manuscript, 12 pages. [Abstract | pdf ]

Neil J. BuckleyR. Andrew Muller, and Stuart Mestelman, "Long-Run Implications of Alternative Emission Trading Plans: An Experiment with Robot Traders", May 2003, Manuscript, 43 pages. [Abstract | pdf]

David Goodwin and  Stuart Mestelman, "Advance Production Duopolies and Posted Prices or Market-Clearing Prices", 7 August 2003, Manuscript, 27 pages. [Abstract | pdf | Appendix 1 | Appendix 2 | Appendix 3  | Appendix 4 | Appendix 5  | Data (STATA .dta) | Data (delimited text)]

Stuart Mestelman, "Environmental Policy: Lessons from the Laboratory", November 1999, Manuscript, 53 pages. [Abstract | pdf]

Andrew Muller, "Emissions Trading without a Quantity Constraint", McMaster University Department of Economics Working Paper 99-13, October 1999.

Andrew Muller, "Experimental Methods for Research into Trading of Greenhouse Gas Emissions", McMaster University Department of Economics Working Paper, 99-14.

Andrew Mullerand Michelle Vickers, "Communication in a Common Pool Resource Environment with Probabilistic Destruction", McMaster University Department of Economics Working Paper 96-06. [Abstractpdf]

 

 

Completed Ph.D. Theses

Rob Moir, The Analysis of Cooperation in Collective Action Games: Experimental Evidence, 1996, McMaster University: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Rob Godby, The Effect of Market Power in Emission Permit Markets, 1997, McMaster University: McMaster University: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Mary-Anne Sillamaa, Experiments in Taxation and Labour Supply, 1997, McMaster University: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

John Spraggon, Exogenous Targeting Instruments for Eliciting Efficiency in Groups, 1999, McMaster University: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Jason Childs, Experiments in International Finance, 2003, McMaster University: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Barb Bloemhof, Market Power and the Sale of Ontario Residential Natural Gas: An Institutional Analysis and a Laboratory Experiment, 2004, McMaster University: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Neil J. Buckley, Implications of Alternative Emission Trading Plans, 2005, McMaster University: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Stephanie Thomas, Confronting Theory with Evidence: Methods and Applications, 2016, McMaster University: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.