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Zachary J. Grossman

Assistant Professor

Department of Economics

University of California, Santa Barbara

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Research interests:

Psychology & Economics, Experimental Economics, Game Theory, Mechanism Design

Publications:

Strategic Ignorance and the Robustness of Social Preferences, forthcoming, Management Science.

The Control Premium: A Preference for Payoff Autonomy with Dave Owens and Ryan Fackler, forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.

Shifting the Blame to a Powerless Intermediary with Regine Oexl, 2013, Experimental Economics, 16(3), 306-312.

An Unlucky Feeling: Overconfidence and Noisy Feedback with Dave Owens, 2012, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 84(2), 510-524. (older working-paper version is here)

On Relations of Invariants for Vector-Valued Bilinear Forms with Thomas Garrity, 2004, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra, 11, 24-40.

Book Chapters :

Land Assemblage: Efficiency and Equity in Public-Private Projects with Jonathan Pincus and Perry Shapiro, forthcoming, Research Handbook on Economic Models of Law, Thomas J. Miceli and Matthew J. Baker, eds., Edward Elgar.

Working papers:

Self-Image and Strategic Ignorance in Moral Dilemmas with Joel van der Weele

Self-Signaling Versus Social-Signaling in Giving

A Second-Best Mechanism for Land Assembly with Jonathan Pincus and Perry Shapiro

In Progress:

Social-Signaling with Anonymity: Rule-Rationality or Beliefs-Based Altruism

Evaluating the Tradeoff Between Efficiency and Property Rights in Assembly Mechnisms

Inexpensive Talk with Gary Charness and David Cooper

Fall 2014 courses and office hours:

          205A: M 9:15-11 & by appointment