Recent Papers
A Theory of Injunctive Norms, with Erik Kimbrough, Chapman University and Maastricht University
Incentives or Persuasion? An Experimental Investigation, with Andreas Aristidou and Giorgio Coricelli, University of Southern California and Maastricht University
Normative Perception of Power Abuse, with Leonard Hoeft and Wladislaw Mill, MPI Bonn, University of Mannheim, and Maastricht University
submitted to the Economic Journal
Norm Compliance, Enforcement, and the Survival of Redistributive Institutions, with Mehmet Y. Gürdal and Orhan Torul, Boğaziçi University and Maastricht University
submitted to Journal of Public Economics



Dynamic Regret Avoidance, with Michele Fioretti and Giorgio Coricelli, University of Southern California and Maastricht University
submitted to American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
Meta-Context and Choice-Set Effects in Mini-Dictator Games, with Folco Panizza and Giorgio Coricelli, University of Trento, Maastricht University, and University of Southern California
submitted to Games and Economic Behavior
Publications by Topic (see in chronological order)
Social Norms/Social Dilemmas/Blame


Eijkelenboom, G.G., Rohde, I., Vostroknutov, A., 2018. The Impact of the Level of Responsibility on Choices under Risk: The Role of Blame. Experimental Economics, forthcoming
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Kimbrough, E.O., Vostroknutov, A., 2018. A Portable Method of Eliciting Respect for Social Norms. Economics Letters, 168, 147-150


Gross, J., Emmerling, F., Vostroknutov, A., Sack, A.T., 2018. Manipulation of Pro-Sociality and Rule-Following with Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation. Scientific Reports, 8, 1827

Gächter, S., Mengel, F., Tsakas, E., Vostroknutov, A., 2017. Growth and Inequality in Public Good Provision. Journal of Public Economics, 150, 1-13


Thomsson, K.M., Vostroknutov, A., 2017. Small-World Conservatives and Rigid Liberals: Attitudes Towards Sharing in Self-Proclaimed Left and Right. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 135, 181-192

Kimbrough, E.O., Vostroknutov, A., 2016. Norms Make Preferences Social. The Journal of the European Economic Association, 14(3), 608-638
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Kimbrough, E.O., Vostroknutov, A., 2015. The Social and Ecological Determinants of Common Pool Resource Sustainability. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 72, 38-53
Observational Learning
Vostroknutov, A., Polonio, L., Coricelli, G., 2018. The Role of Intelligence in Social Learning. Scientific Reports, 8, 6896
Regret/Envy

Rustichini, A., Vostroknutov, A., 2014. Merit and Justice: An Experimental Analysis of Attitude to Inequality. PLoS ONE 9(12): e114512
Vostroknutov, A., 2013. Preferences over Consumption and Status. Theory and Decision 74(4), 509-537


Vostroknutov, A., Tobler, P., Rustichini, A., 2012. Causes of Social Reward Differences Encoded in Human Brain. Journal of Neurophysiology 107, 1403-1412
Reasoning in Games
Baader, M., Vostroknutov, A., 2017. Interaction of Reasoning Ability and Distributional Preferences in a Social Dilemma. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 142, 79-91
Hawes, D.R., Vostroknutov, A., Rustichini, A., 2012. Experience and Abstract Reasoning in Learning Backward Induction. Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience 6, 23


Gneezy, U., Rustichini, A., Vostroknutov, A., 2010. Experience and Insight in the Race Game. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 75, 144-155
Decisions under Uncertainty


Mengel, F., Tsakas, E., Vostroknutov, A., 2016. Past Experience of Uncertainty Affects Risk Aversion. Experimental Economics, 19(1), 151-176
Vostroknutov, A., 2012. Non-probabilistic Decision Making with Memory Constraints. Economics Letters 117, 303-305
Book Chapters

Coricelli, G., Polonio, L., Vostroknutov, A., 2018. The Process of Choice in Games. In Capra, M., Croson, R., Rosenblatt, T., Rigdon M., (eds): Handbook of Experimental Game Theory. Edward Elgar Publishing, forthcoming
Other Working Papers


A Model of Frames and Norms in Games, with Erik Kimbrough and Joshua Miller, Chapman University, Università Bocconi, and Maastricht University (available upon request)
A Theory of Reciprocity with Incomplete Information, METEOR working paper RM/12/015 Maastricht University


Awareness in Repeated Games, with Friederike Mengel and Elias Tsakas, METEOR working paper RM/09/010 Maastricht University
Ongoing Projects
Do as (Some) Norm Says: Punishment of Violators in the DG
with Nitzan Merguei and Martin Strobel
A Theory of Injunctive Norms: Axiomatization
with Erik Kimbrough
Rational (In)attention in Observational Learning
with Luca Polonio, Joshua Zonca, and Giorgio Coricelli
Learning Optimal Bayesian Strategy through Observation
with Luca Polonio and Giorgio Coricelli
Influence of Observation on Other-Regarding Attitude: A Computational Exploration
with Folco Panizza and Giorgio Coricelli
Emotions in Games: Behavioral and fMRI Study
with Arno Riedl, Evi Nalmpanti, and Vincent van de Ven
Evaluating Skills of Others During Observational Learning
with Nadège Bault, Tobias Larsen, Mehdi Khamassi, Luca Polonio, and Giorgio Coricelli
Press

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