Review Pieces on Social Norms
Social Norms in Experimental Economics: Towards a Unified Theory of Normative Decision Making
Analyse & Kritik, 2020
An Informational Framework for Studying Social Norms: An Extended Version
of a chapter, 2021
Why Do People Follow Social Norms?
Current Opinion in Psychology, 2021
Theory of Norms
A Theory of Injunctive Norms
with Erik Kimbrough
submitted to Journal of European Economic Association
A Theory of Moral Reasoning                                                                                  
with Erik Kimbrough
submitted to Econometrica
Affective Decision-Making and Moral Sentiments
with Erik Kimbrough
see the video of the NoBec Talks presentation
A Meta-Theory of Moral Rules
with Erik Kimbrough
draft available upon request
Recent Papers
Affective Polarization and Election Expectations                                               
with Maxim Doiron, Kaj Thomsson, and Elias Tsakas
submitted to American Political Science Review
The Role of Meta-Context in Moral Decisions
with Folco Panizza and Giorgio Coricelli
Incentives or Persuasion? An Experimental Investigation
with Andreas Aristidou and Giorgio Coricelli
R&R in The Economic Journal
Normative Acceptance of Power Abuse
with Leonard Hoeft and Wladislaw Mill
R&R in Management Science
Publications by Topic (see in chronological order)
Social Norms
Methods
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Kimbrough, E.O., Vostroknutov, A., 2018. A Portable Method of Eliciting Respect for Social Norms. Economics Letters, 168, 147-150

Kimbrough, E.O., Vostroknutov, A., 2016. Norms Make Preferences Social. The Journal of the European Economic Association, 14(3), 608-638
Economic Experiments
Merguei, N., Strobel, M., Vostroknutov, A., 2022. Moral Opportunism as a Consequence of Decision Making under Uncertainty. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 197, 624-642
Gürdal, M.Y., Torul, O., Vostroknutov, A., 2020. Norm Compliance, Enforcement, and the Survival of Redistributive Institutions. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 178, 313-326

Eijkelenboom, G.G., Rohde, I., Vostroknutov, A., 2019. The Impact of the Level of Responsibility on Choices under Risk: The Role of Blame. Experimental Economics, 22(4), 794-814
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

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

Psychology/Neuroscience
Panizza, F., Vostroknutov, A., Coricelli, G., 2021. How Conformity Can Lead to Polarized Social Behavior. PLoS Computational Biology, 17(10): e1009530
Gross, J., Vostroknutov, A., 2021. Why Do People Follow Social Norms? Current Opinion in Psychology, 44, 1-6

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
Sociology/Philosophy
Vostroknutov, A., 2020. Social Norms in Experimental Economics: Towards a Unified Theory of Normative Decision Making. Analyse & Kritik, 42(1), 3-39
Political Science

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
Environmental Economics
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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
Social Learning
Panizza, F., Vostroknutov, A., Coricelli, G., 2021. How Conformity Can Lead to Polarized Social Behavior. PLoS Computational Biology, 17(10): e1009530
Zonca, J., Vostroknutov, A., Coricelli, G., Polonio, L., 2021. Timing of Social Feedback Shapes Observational Learning in Strategic Interaction. Scientific Reports, 11, 21972
Vostroknutov, A., Polonio, L., Coricelli, G., 2018. The Role of Intelligence in Social Learning. Scientific Reports, 8, 6896
Social Status

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
Decisions under Uncertainty
Fioretti, M., Vostroknutov, A., Coricelli, G., 2022. Dynamic Regret Avoidance. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 14(1): 70–93

Eijkelenboom, G.G., Rohde, I., Vostroknutov, A., 2019. The Impact of the Level of Responsibility on Choices under Risk: The Role of Blame. Experimental Economics, 22(4), 794-814

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
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
Book Chapters
Tremewan, J., Vostroknutov, A., 2021. An Informational Framework for Studying Social Norms. In Chaudhuri, A. (ed.): A Research Agenda for Experimental Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing

Coricelli, G., Polonio, L., Vostroknutov, A., 2020. The Process of Choice in Games. In Capra, M., Croson, R., Rosenblatt, T., Rigdon M. (eds.): Handbook of Experimental Game Theory. Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Working Papers

A Model of Frames and Norms in Games
with Erik Kimbrough and Joshua Miller
working paper available upon request
A Theory of Reciprocity with Incomplete Information

Awareness in Repeated Games
with Friederike Mengel and Elias Tsakas
Related Press

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