John Smith            CV             


Associate Professor

Rutgers University-Camden

Department of Economics


327 Armitage Hall

311 North 5th Street

Camden, New Jersey 

08102  USA


(856) 225-6319


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Treasurer of SABE

Affiliate of BEEMA




Spring 2014


Econ 321     Syllabus

Econ 308     Syllabus


Old Courses


Econ 102 Spring 2013

Econ 203 Fall 2013

Econ 308 Fall 2012

Econ 321 Spring 2013

Econ 366  Fall 2013

Working Papers and Current Research:


Racial Biases and Market Outcomes: “White Men Can’t Jump,” But Would You Bet on It? Slides with Deniz Igan and Marcelo Pinheiro  (Nov 2013)


Cognitive Load and Strategic Sophistication Slides with Sarah Allred and Sean Duffy (July 2013)


Does Voting on Team Compensation Increase Team Effort? with Sean Duffy, Noha Emara, and Tyson Hartwig 


Minimax on the Gridiron: Does Play Calling in the National Football League Exhibit an Exploitable Strategy? with Noha Emara, David Owens, and Lisa Wilmer




Cognitive Load in the Multi-player Prisoner's Dilemma Game: Are There Brains in Games? with Sean Duffy, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, forthcoming, DOI: 10.1016/j.socec.2014.01.006


Costly and Discrete Communication:  An Experimental Investigation with Sean Duffy and Tyson Hartwig, Theory and Decision, 2014, 76(3): 395-417


Too Smart to be Selfish? Measures of Cognitive Ability, Social Preferences, and Consistency with Chia-Ching Chen, I-Ming Chiu, and

Tetsuji Yamada, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, 90: 112-122


Toward an Understanding of the Endogenous Nature of Group Identification in Games with Katerina Bezrukova, Social Science Journal, 2013, 50(2): 204-212


Not So Cheap Talk: Costly and Discrete Communication  Slides with Johanna Hertel, Theory and Decision, 2013, 75(2): 267-291


Preference for Increasing Wages: How Do People Value Various Streams of Income? with Sean Duffy, Judgment and Decision Making, 2013, 8(1): 74-90


An Evaluation of Healthcare Information on the Internet: The Case of Colorectal Cancer Prevention, with Chia-Ching Chen and Tetsuji Yamada, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2014, 11(1): 1058-1075


The Endogenous Nature of the Measurement of Social Preferences, Mind and Society, 2012, 11(2): 235-256


Reputation, Social Identity, and Social Conflict, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2012, 14(4): 677-709


Behavioral Risk Reduction and Health Intervention for Adolescents, Mindshare International Journal of Research and Development,

2012, 2(2): 1-12, with Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, and Martin J. Finkelstein


Health Disparities and Health Integration, Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health, 2012, 2(1): 21-37, with Tetsuji Yamada and

Chia-Ching Chen


Ethnic Fragmentation and Police Spending, Applied Economics Letters, 2011, 18(4): 329-332, with Olugbenga Ajilore


Improving Children's Healthcare through State Health Insurance Programs: An Emerging Need, Health Policy, 2011, 99(1): 72-82, with Chia-Ching Chen, Tetsuji Yamada, and I-Ming Chiu


Imperfect Memory and the Preference for Increasing Payments, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2009, 165(4): 684-700


Cognitive Dissonance and the Overtaking Anomaly: Psychology in the Principal-Agent Relationship, Journal of Socio-Economics, 2009, 38(4): 684-690


Healthcare Services Accessibility of Children in the USA, Applied Economics, 2009, 41(4): 437-450, with Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen,

Tadashi Yamada, and I-Ming Chiu