Publications

Using incentives and nudging to improve non-targeted HIV testing in Ecuador: A randomized trial.

AIDS and Behavior, 2021

(with Michelle Grunauer, Erika Gutierrez, Ricardo Izurieta, Phillip Phan, Miguel Reina-Ortiz, Carlos Rosas, and Enrique Teran).

Paying for Kidneys? A Randomized Survey and Choice Experiment.

American Economic Review 2019, 109(8), pp. 2855-2888

(with Julio Elias and Nicola Lacetera).

Do Female Executives Make a Difference? The Impact of Female Leadership on Firm Performance and Gender Gaps.

The Economic Journal 2019, 129 (622), pp. 2390-2423

(with Luca Flabbi, Andrea Moro and Fabiano Schivardi).

Bias in patient satisfaction surveys: a threat to measuring health care quality.

BMJ Global Health 2018, 3:e000694

(with Felipe Dunsch, David Evans and Qiao Wang).

Providing level-of-match information to perfectly matched unrelated stem cell donors: Evaluating acceptability and potential changes in donor availability.

Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2018, 24(10), pp. 2110-2118

(with Mary Amanda Dew, Rachel Fabi, Galen Switzer, Dennis Confer, et al.).

Moral NIMBY-ism? Understanding Societal Support for Monetary Compensation to Plasma Donors in Canada.

Law and Contemporary Problems 2018, 81, pp. 83-105

(with Nicola Lacetera).

Motivating Cord Blood Donation with Information and Behavioral Nudges.

Scientific Reports 2018, 8, 252 doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18679-y.

(with Daniela Di Martino, Daniela Grieco and Nicola Lacetera).

Economic Development and the Regulation of Morally Contentious Activities.

American Economic Review (Papers & Proceedings) 2017, 107(5), pp. 76-80

(with Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Paola Salardi).

Understanding Repugnance: Implications for Public Policy.

World Medical and Health Policy 2017, 9(4), pp. 489-504

(with Julio Elias and Nicola Lacetera).

Exports and Wages: Rent Sharing, Workforce Composition or Returns to Skills?

Journal of Labor Economics 2016, 34(4), pp. 945–978

(with Fabiano Schivardi).

Viral Altruism? Charitable Giving and Social Contagion in Online Networks.

Sociological Science 2016, 3, pp. 202-238

(with Nicola Lacetera and Angelo Mele).

Sacred Values? The Effect of Information on Attitudes toward Payments for Human Organs.

American Economic Review (Papers & Proceedings) 2015, 105(5), pp. 361-365

(with Julio Elias and Nicola Lacetera).

Markets and Morals: An Experimental Survey Study.

PLoS ONE 2015, 10(6): e0127069

(with Julio Elias and Nicola Lacetera).

Removing Financial Barriers to Organ and Bone Marrow Donation: The Effect of Leave and Tax Legislation.

Journal of Health Economics 2014, 33, pp. 43-56

(with Nicola Lacetera and Sarah Stith).

Rewarding Volunteers: A Field Experiment.

Management Science 2014, 60(5), pp. 1107-1129

(with Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim).

Economic Rewards to Motivate Blood Donations.

Science 2013, 340(6135), pp. 927-928

(with Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim).

The Effects of Information, Social and Financial Incentives on Voluntary Undirected Blood Donations: A Field Experiment in Argentina.

Social Science and Medicine 2013, 98, pp. 214-223

(with Victor Iajya, Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim).

Time for Blood: The Effect of Paid Leave Legislation on Altruistic Behavior.

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization 2013, 29(6), pp. 1384-1420

(with Nicola Lacetera).

Will there be Blood? Incentives and Displacement Effects in Pro-Social Behavior.

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 2012, 4(1), pp. 186-223

(with Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim).

Do Unemployment Benefits Promote or Hinder Job Turnover?

Journal of Development Economics 2010, 93(1), pp. 109-125

(with Tito Boeri).

Social Image Concerns and Pro-Social Behavior: Field Evidence from a Nonlinear Incentive Scheme.

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 76, pp. 225-237

(with Nicola Lacetera).

Labor Market Conditions and Judges’ Decisions on Unfair Dismissal Cases (in Italian).

Diritto delle Relazioni Industriali (Industrial Relations Law Review) 2001, 2, pp. 269-284. Based on my Bocconi University undergraduate thesis, invited by the Editor (Prof. Marco Biagi).

Book Editing

Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues.

MIT Press and CES-Ifo, Cambridge, Massachusetts. January 2017. ISBN 9780262035651.

(co-editor with Joan Costa-i-Font).

Book Chapters

Increasing Blood and Plasma Donations: Behavioral and Ethical Scalability. In "Behavioral Science in the Wild".

(with Nicola Lacetera).

Edited by Nina Mazar and Dilip Soman. University of Toronto Press (forthcoming).

Organ Donation. In Legislating Morality in America: Debating the Morality of Controversial U.S. Laws and Policies.

Edited by Don Haider-Markel for ABC-CLIO. 2020.

Paid vs. Volunteer Donations: An Analysis of the Behavioral and Ethical Issues around Donor Incentives,

in Domen R, ed. Ethical Issues in Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapies, Bethesda, MD: AABB Press, 2015

(with Nicola Lacetera).

Labor and Social Protection Institutions: Recent Trends and Impact on Development - Employment Protection, Ch. 6, pp. 93-97,

in International Labor Organization World of Work Report, 2014, 14(1)

(with Paola Monti).