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Theo Offerman

Research Fellow

University
University of Amsterdam
Research field
Behavioral Economics
Interests
Auctions, Experimental Economics, Game Theory, Public Economics

Key publications

List of publications

He, S., Offerman, T. and van de Ven, J. (2019). The power and limits of sequential communication in coordination games Journal of Economic Theory, 181:238--273.

van Leeuwen, B., Offerman, T. and Schram, A. (2019). Competition for Status Creates Superstars: An Experiment on Public Good Provision and Network Formation Journal of the European Economic Association, :.

Kopányi-Peuker, A., Offerman, T. and Sloof, R. (2018). Team production benefits from a permanent fear of exclusion European Economic Review, 103:125--149.

Hu, A., Offerman, T. and Zou, L. (2018). How risk sharing may enhance efficiency of English auctions Economic Journal, 128(610):1235--1256.

Jagau, S. and Offerman, T. (2018). Defaults, normative anchors, and the occurrence of risky and cautious shifts Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 56(3):211--236.

de Haan, T., Offerman, T. and Sloof, R. (2017). Discrimination in the labour market: the curse of competition between workers Economic Journal, 127(603):1433–1466.

Kopányi-Peuker, A., Offerman, T. and Sloof, R. (2017). Fostering cooperation through the enhancement of own vulnerability Games and Economic Behavior, 101:273--290.

Offerman, T. and Palley, A. (2016). Lossed in translation: an off-the-shelf method to recover probablistic beliefs from loss-averse agents Experimental Economics, 19(1):1--30.

de Groot Ruiz, A., Offerman, T. and Onderstal, S. (2015). Equilibrium selection in experimental cheap talk games Games and Economic Behavior, 91:14--25.

Offerman, T. and van der Veen, A. (2015). How to subsidize contributions to public goods: Does the frog jump out of the boiling water? European Economic Review, 74:96--108.

de Haan, T., Offerman, T. and Sloof, R. (2015). Money talks? An experimental investigation of cheap talk and burned money International Economic Review, 56(4):1385--1426.

Nosenzo, D., Offerman, T., Sefton, M. and van der Veen, A. (2014). Encouraging compliance: bonuses versus fines in inspection games Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 30(3):623--648.

de Groot Ruiz, A., Offerman, T. and Onderstal, S. (2014). For those about to talk we salute you: an experimental study of credible deviations and ACDC Experimental Economics, 17(2):173--199.

Goeree, J., Offerman, T. and Sloof, R. (2013). Demand reduction and preemptive bidding in multi-unit license auctions Experimental Economics, 16(1):52--87.

Hu, A., Offerman, T. and Onderstal, S. (2011). Fighting collusion in auctions: an experimental investigation International Journal of Industrial Organization, 29(1):84--96.

de Haan, T., Offerman, T. and Sloof, R. (2011). Noisy signaling: theory and experiment Games and Economic Behavior, 73(2):402--428.

Hu, A., Offerman, T. and Zou, L. (2011). Premium auctions and risk preferences Journal of Economic Theory, 146(6):2420--2439.

Offerman, T. and Schotter, A. (2009). Imitation and luck: an experimental study on social sampling Games and Economic Behavior, 65(2):461--502.

Offerman, T., Sonnemans, J., van de Kuilen, G. and Wakker, P. (2009). A Truth-Serum for Non-Bayesians: Correcting Proper Scoring Rules for Risk Attitudes Review of Economic Studies, 76(4):1461--1489.

Eliaz, K., Offerman, T. and Schotter, A. (2008). Creating competition out of thin air: an experimental study of right-to-choose auctions Games and Economic Behavior, 62(2):383--416.

Goeree, J., Offerman, T. and Schram, A. (2006). Using first-price auctions to sell heterogeneous licenses International Journal of Industrial Organization, 24(3):555--581.

Offerman, T. and Potters, J. (2006). Does auctioning of entry licenses induce collusion? An experimental study Review of Economic Studies, 73(3):769--791.

Goeree, J. and Offerman, T. (2004). The Amsterdam Auction Econometrica, 72(1):281--294.

Offerman, T. and Sonnemans, J. (2004). What's Causing Overreaction? An Experimental Investigation of Recency and the Hot Hand Effect The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 106:533--553.

Goeree, J. and Offerman, T. (2003). Winner's Curse without Overbidding European Economic Review, 47:625--644.

Goeree, J. and Offerman, T. (2003). Competitive Bidding in Auctions with Private and Common Values Economic Journal, 113:598--614.

Offerman, T. (2002). Hurting Hurts More Than Helping Helps European Economic Review, 46:1423--1437.

Offerman, T., Potters, J. and Sonnemans, J. (2002). Imitation and Belief Learning in an Oligopoly Experiment Review of Economic Studies, 96:973--997.

Guth, W., Offerman, T., Potters, J., Strobel, M. and Verbon, H. (2002). Are Family Transfers Crowded Out by Public Transfers? The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 104(4):587--604.

Cox, J., Offerman, T., Olson, M. and Schram, A. (2002). Competition For vs On the Rails: A Laboratory Experiment International Economic Review, 43:709--736.

Goeree, J. and Offerman, T. (2002). Efficiency in Auctions with Private and Common Values: An Experimental Study American Economic Review, 92(3):625--643.

Offerman, T., Potters, J. and Verbon, H. (2001). Cooperation in an Overlapping Generations Experiment Games and Economic Behavior, 36:264--275.

Offerman, T., Sonnemans, J. and Schram, A. (2001). Expectation Formation in Step-Level Public Good Games Economic Inquiry, 39(2):250--269.

Sonnemans, J., Schram, A. and Offerman, T. (1999). Strategic Behavior in Public Good Games: When Partners Really Become Strangers Economics Letters, (62):35--41.

Sonnemans, J., Schram, A. and Offerman, T. (1998). Public good provision and public bad prevention: The effect of framing. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 34:143--161.

Offerman, T., Schram, A. and Sonnemans, J. (1998). Quantal response models in step-level public good games European Journal of Political Economy, 14(1):89--100.

Offerman, T. and Sonnemans, J. (1998). Learning by experience and learning by imitating successful others. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 34(4):559--575.

Offerman, T., Schram, A. and Sonnemans, J. (1996). Value Orientations, Expectations and Voluntary Contributions in Public Goods Economic Journal, 106:817--845.