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    • A within-subject analysis of other-regarding preferences 

      Blanco, Mariana; Engelmann, Dirk; Normann, Hans-Theo
      "We assess the predictive power of a model of other-regarding preferences-inequality aversion-using a within-subject design. We run four different experiments (ultimatum game, dictator game, sequential-move prisoners' ...
       Artículo. 2011
    • A Within-Subject Analysis of Other-Regarding Preferences (Preprint) 

      Blanco, Mariana; Engelmann, Dirk; Normann, Hans-Theo
      "We assess the predictive power of a model of other-regarding preferences-inequality aversion-using a within-subject design. We run four different experiments (ultimatum game, dictator game, sequential-move prisoners' ...
       Pre-Impresión. 2010
    • Belief elicitation in experiments: Is there a hedging problem? 

      Blanco, Mariana; Engelmann, Dirk; Koch, Alexander K.; Normann, Hans-Theo
      "Belief-elicitation experiments usually reward accuracy of stated beliefs in addition to payments for other decisions. But this allows risk-averse subjects to hedge with their stated beliefs against adverse outcomes of the ...
       Artículo. 2010
    • Can SMS Technology Improve Low Take-up of Social Benefits? 

      Blanco, Mariana; Vargas, Juan F.
      Low take up of stigma-free social benefits is often blamed on information asymmetries or administrative barriers. There is limited evidence on which of these potential channels is more salient in which contexts. We designed ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2013
    • Can SMS technology improve low take-up of social benefits? 

      Blanco, Mariana; Vargas, Juan F.
      Low take-up of stigma-free social benefits is often blamed on information asymmetries or administrative barriers. There is limited evidence on which of these potential channels is more salient in which contexts. We designed ...
       Artículo. 2014
    • Does the unemployment benefit institution affect the productivity of workers? evidence from a field experiment 

      Blanco, Mariana; Dalton, Patricio; Vargas, Juan F.
      We investigate whether and how the type of unemployment benefit institution affects productivity. We designed a field experiment to compare workers’ productivity under a welfare system, where the unemployed receive an ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2013
    • Does the unemployment benefit institution affect the productivity of workers? Evidence from the field 

      Blanco, Mariana; Dalton P.S.; Vargas J.F.
      "This paper studies the effects of unemployment benefit schemes on individual productivity. We created employment and unemployment in the field and compared workers' productivity under no unemployment benefits to productivity ...
       Artículo. 2017
    • Empowering IDP with SMS: a randomized controlled trial in Bogotá 

      Blanco, Mariana; Vargas, Juan F.
      We carried out a randomized controlled trial in Bogotá, the recipient of Colombia´s highest number of internally displaced people (IDP), to assess whether the use of SMS to communicate eligibility to social benefits fosters ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2010
    • Empowering IDPs with SMS: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Bogota 

      Blanco, Mariana; Vargas, Juan F.
      A randomized controlled trial was carried out in Bogota, home to the majority of Colombia’s internally displaced persons (IDPs), to assess whether the use of short message service (SMS) technology effectively informed this ...
       Artículo. 2010
    • Generosity and Wealth : Experimental Evidence from Bogotá Stratification 

      Blanco, Mariana; Dalton, Patricio
      This paper combines laboratory experiments with a unique feature of the city of Bogotá to uncover the relationship between generosity and wealth. Bogotá is divided by law into six socio-economic strata which are close ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2019
    • Honesty After a Labor Relationship 

      Blanco, Mariana; Cárdenas, Juan Camilo
      Al final de un experimento controlado, donde se contrataron asistentes de investigación para la codificación de noticias de los periódicos en línea durante un mes, el experimentador-empleador los invitó a lanzar un dado ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2015
    • On blame and reciprocity: Theory and experiments 

      Çelen B.; Schotter A.; Blanco, Mariana
      "The theory of reciprocity is predicated on the assumption that people are willing to reward kind acts and to punish unkind ones. This assumption raises the question of what kindness is. In this paper, we offer a novel ...
       Artículo. 2017
    • On blame-freeness and reciprocity: an experimental study 

      Blanco, Mariana; Çelen, Bogaçhan; Schotter, Andrew
      The theory of reciprocity is predicated on the assumption that people are willing to reward nice or kind acts and to punish unkind ones. This assumption raises the question as to how to define kindness. In this paper we ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2010
    • Piqueteros: An experimental analysis of direct vs. indirect reciprocity 

      Blanco, Mariana
      "Research in behavioral economics has widely recognized the importance of reciprocity concerns in shaping individual behavior. The literature is however dominated by a focus on direct reciprocity. Motivated by a real life ...
       Artículo. 2015
    • Preferences and beliefs in a sequential social dilemma: A within-subjects analysis 

      Blanco, Mariana; Engelmann, Dirk; Koch, Alexander K.; Normann, Hans-Theo
      "In empirical analyses of games, preferences and beliefs are typically treated as independent. However, if beliefs and preferences interact, this may have implications for the interpretation of observed behavior. Our ...
       Artículo. 2014
    • To segregate, or to discriminate – that is the question: experiment on identity and social preferences 

      Blanco, Mariana; Guerra, José-Alberto
      ¿Cómo afectan las distintas fuentes de identidad social las decisiones de segregación y discriminación? En nuestro experimento de laboratorio, la identidad social se origina ya sea a partir de preferencias, ingresos, ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2020