Dr. Paolo Crosetto
Max Planck Institute of Economics,
Strategic Interaction Group
Kahlaische Straße 10
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- Ph.D. in Economics, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy, 2010
- Visiting research student, Departement of Economics and Related Studies, University of York, UK, 2007
- BA – MA in International Political Sciences, Torino, Italy, 2003
- 01/2011 – present: Research Assistant, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Strategic Interaction Group, Jena, Germany.
- 01/2010 – 12/2001: Post-doc (Assegno di Ricerca), Departement of Economics, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, Italy.
- 03/2005 – 09/2006: Junior Research Associate, URGE – Research Unit on European Governance of the Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy.
- 10/2003 – 03/2005: Junior Research Associate, CIRPET – Research Centre on Emerging and Transition Countries – University of Turin, Italy.
- Experimental Economics
- Creative Commons, Copyleft, Intellectual Property Rights
- Open Source Software provision, organisation, distribution
- The 'Bomb' Risk Elicitation Task [with Antonio Filippin] Forthcoming, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2013. A somewhat older version can be found on IDEAS, SSRN. Final version not yet available.
- To patent or not to patent: a pilot experiment on incentives to copyright in a sequential innovation setting, Open Source Software: New Horizons. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology. Volume 319, pp 53-72, 2010. A somewhat different (but larger) version can be found on IDEAS, SSRN. New version(s) and extensions are work in progress.
Selected Working Papers
- A flexible z-Tree implementation of the Social Value Orientation Slider Measure (Murphy et al. 2011) – Manual. [with Ori Weisel and Fabian Winter]. Find it on SSRN.
- Availability of Information and Representation Effects in the Centipede Game [with Marco Mantovani]. Jena Economic Research Papers 2012-051. Find it on SSRN.
- Partnerships, Imperfect Monitoring and Outside Options: Theory and Experimental Evidence [with Alexia gaudeul and Gerhard Riener]. Jena Economic Research Papers 2012-052. Find it on SSRN.
- Motives of Sanctioning: Equity and Emotions in a Public Good Game with Punishment [with Werner Güth, Luigi Mittone and Matteo Ploner]. Jena Economic Research Papers 2012-046. Find it on SSRN.
- Do Consumers Prefer Offers that are Easy to Compare? An Experimental Investigation. Jena Economic Research Papers 2011-044. Find it on IDEAS.
- Turning private vices into collective virtues: a simple model and an experiment on the SourceForge development community, University of Milan DEAS Working Paper 14-2009. Find it on IDEAS
Work in Progress
- The Effect of IP Length in Sequential Innovation: an Experiment
- A behavioural analysis of crowdfounding websites [with Tobias Regner]
- A Theoretical and Experimental Appraisal of Five Risk Elicitation Methods [with Antonio Filippin]
- Meta-analysis of gender differences in risk preferences [with Antonio Filippin]
- Foundations of overbidding [with Antonio Filippin and Peter Katuščák]
- Conformism and Illusion of control in the Lab [with Antonio Filippin]
- Hoping for, Receiving and Accepting Gifts. ANeuroeconomics Experiment [with Werner Güth, Wolfgang Miltner and Holger Hecht]
- Individual versus Collective Punishment: an Intergroup Public Good Experiment [with Werner Güth and Luigi Mittone]
- On choosing a constitution [with John Bone, John D. Hey and Carmen Pasca]
- Between Bertrand and Confusopoly: a Behavioral Industrial Organisation experiment with confused consumers [with Alexia Gaudeul]
Teaching Assistant for the following courses:
- Advanced Microeconomics – University of Milan, EPS Masters Course (with. Prof. Franco Donzelli), 2009, 2010.
- Microeconomics for Finance – LUISS Rome (with Prof. Daniela Di Cagno), 2010.
- Game Theory – LUISS Rome (with Prof. Marco Scarsini), 2010.
- Economics of Transition I and II – University of Turin (with. Prof. Carlo Boffito), 2003, 2004.
All teaching materials are available online on my personal website.