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




“A Measure of Rationality and Welfare” (with Miguel A. Ballester), New Version: December, 2013.


“A Foundation for Strategic Agenda Voting” (with Miguel A. Ballester and Yusufcan Masatlioglu), Games and Economic Behavior, forthcoming.

“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.



Economic Theory, MSc in Economics, Barcelona GSE.

Decision Theory, PhD in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Research Seminar, PhD Economics, Finance and Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.