Jose Apesteguia

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ICREA Research Professor

Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Department of Economics and Business
Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27
08005 Barcelona, Spain

Phone: 00 34 93 542 2521
Fax:  00 34 93 542 1746




“Well-Defined Stochastic Choice Models: The Case of Risk and Time Preferences” (with Miguel A. Ballester).


“A Measure of Rationality and Welfare” (with Miguel A. Ballester), Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming.

“A Foundation for Strategic Agenda Voting” (with Miguel A. Ballester and Yusufcan Masatlioglu), Games and Economic Behavior, 87:91-99, 2014.

“Your Morals Depend on Language” (with Albert Costa, Alice Foucart, Sayuri Hayakawa, Melina Aparici, Joy Heafner, and Boaz Keysar), PLoS ONE, 9(4):e94842, 2014.

“Piensa Twice: On the Foreign Language Effect in Decision Making” (with Albert Costa, Alice Foucart, Inbal Arnon, and Melina Aparici), Cognition, 130:236-254, 2014.

“Promoting Rule Compliance in Daily Life: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in the Public Libraries of Barcelona” (with Patricia Funk and Nagore Iriberri), European Economic Review, 64:266-284, 2013.

“Choice by Sequential Procedures” (with Miguel A. Ballester), Games and Economic Behavior, 77:90-99, 2013.

“Welfare of Naive and Sophisticated Players in School Choice” (with Miguel A. Ballester), Economics Letters, 115(2):172-174, 2012.

“The Impact of Gender Composition on Team Performance and Decision-Making: Evidence from the Field” (with Ghazala Azmat and Nagore Iriberri), Management Science, 58(1):78-93, 2012.

“On the Justice of Decision Rules” (with Miguel A. Ballester and Rosa Ferrer), Review of Economic Studies, 78:1-16, 2011.

“Imitation and the Evolution of Walrasian Behavior: Theoretically Fragile but Behaviorally Robust” (with Steffen Huck, Jörg Oechssler and Simon Weidenholzer), Journal of Economic Theory, 145(5):1603-1617, 2010.

“The Computational Complexity of Rationalizing Behavior” (with Miguel A. Ballester), Journal of Mathematical Economics, 46(3):356-363, 2010.

“Psychological Pressure in Competitive Environments: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Experiment” (with Ignacio Palacios-Huerta), American Economic Review, 100(5):2548-2564, 2010.

“A Theory of Reference-Dependent Behavior” (with Miguel A. Ballester), Economic Theory, 40:427–455, 2009.

Imitation: Theory and Experimental Evidence” (with Steffen Huck and Jörg Oechssler), Journal of Economic Theory, 136:217-235, 2007.
                  --Supplement (proofs, regressions, etc.)

“Blowing the Whistle” (with Martin Dufwenberg and Reinhard Selten), Economic Theory, 31:143-166, 2007.

“The Role of Rivalry: Public Goods versus Common-pool Resources” (with Frank P. Maier-Rigaud), Journal of Conflict Resolution, 50:646-663, 2006.

“Does Information Matter in the Commons? Experimental Evidence,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 60:55-69, 2006.

“Experimentally Observed Imitation and Cooperation in Price Competition on the Circle” (with Reinhard Selten), Games and Economic Behavior, 51:171-192, 2005.



Advanced Microeconomics I, PhD in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Decision Theory, PhD in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.