Ikerbasque Research Professor

University of the Basque Country

Email: nagore.iriberri(at)

CV (updated June 2021)

My research focuses on behavioral game theory, experimental economics and gender economics.

Working papers:

"Understanding Performance in Test Taking: The Role of Question Difficulty Order" (2021, updated version November 2021) (with Lina Anaya, Pedro Rey-Biel and Gema Zamarro)

"Gender Differences in Peer Recognition by Economists" (2020, updated version June 2021) (with David Card, Stefano DellaVigna and Patricia Funk)

"Naivete and Sophistication in Initial and Repeated Play in Games" (2019 ) (with Bernardo García-Pola)

"Does Scarcity of Female Instructors Create Demand for Diversity among Students? Evidence from an M-Turk Experiment" (2019, updated version July 2021) (with Patricia Funk and Giulia Savio)

"Gender Differences in Alternating-offer Bargaining: An Experimental Study" (2017, updated version November 2021) (with Iñigo Hernández-Arenaz)


"Brave Boys and Play-it-Safe Girls: Gender Differences in Willingness to Guess in a Large Scale Natural Field Experiment" (with Pedro Rey-Biel) European Economic Review, 2021, Vol 131.

"Hot versus Cold Behavior in Centipede Games" (with Bernardo Garcia-Pola and Jaromir Kovarik) Journal of the Economic Science Association, 2020, Vol(6), pp. 226–238.

"Non-equilibrium Play in Centipede Games" (with Bernardo Garcia-Pola and Jaromir Kovarik) Games and Economic Behavior, 2020, Vol(120), pp. 391–433.

"Are Referees and Editors in Economics Gender Neutral?" (with David Card, Stefano DellaVigna and Patricia Funk). Online Appendix The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2020, Vol 135(1), pp. 269–327. Summary of this paper at VOXeu. CEPR eBook on Women in Economics.

A Review of Gender Differences in Negotiation” (with Iñigo Hernández-Arenaz). Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance 2019, December, pp. 1–22. Oxford University Press.

"What you don't know... Can't hurt you? A natural field experiment on relative performance feedback in higher education" (with Ghazala Azmat, Manuel Bagues and Antonio Cabrales) Management Science, 2019, Vol 65(8), pp. 3714–3736.

"Competitive Pressure Widens the Gender Gap in Performance: Evidence from a Two-Stage Competition in Mathematics" (with Pedro Rey-Biel) The Economic Journal, 2019, Vol 129(620), pp. 1863–1893. Summary of this paper at VOXeu and Barcelona GSE Focus.

"Women ask for less (only from men): Evidence from bargaining in the field" (with Iñigo Hernandez-Arenaz) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2018, Vol 152, pp. 192-214. Summary of this paper at AEON.

"Stereotypes are Only a Threat when Beliefs are Reinforced: On the Sensitivity of Gender Differences in Performance under Competition to Information Provision" (with Pedro Rey-Biel) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2017, Vol 135, pp. 99-111.

"Gender Differences in Response to Big Stakes" (with Ghazala Azmat and Caterina Calsamiglia), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2016, Vol 14(6), pp. 1372–1400. Summary of this paper at VOXeu - CEP.

"The Provision of Relative Performance Feedback: An Analysis of Performance and Satisfaction" (with Ghazala Azmat) Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2016, Vol 25(1), pp. 77–110.

"Elicited Beliefs and Social Information in Modified Dictator Games: What Do Dictators Believe Other Dictators Do?" (with Pedro Rey-Biel) Web-Appendix Quantitative Economics 2013, 4, pp. 515–547.

"Promoting Rule Compliance in Daily-Life: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in the Public Libraries of Barcelona" (with Jose Apesteguia and Patricia Funk) European Economic Review 2013, 64, pp. 266–284.

"Structural Models of Non-equilibrium Strategic Thinking:Theory, Evidence, and Applications" (with Vincent P. Crawford, Miguel A. Costa-Gomes) Journal of Economic Literature 2013, 51:1, pp. 5–62.

"Minority Language and the Stability of Bilingual Equilibria" (with Jose Ramon Uriarte) Rationality and Society 2012, Vol. 24(4), pp. 442–462.

"The Impact of Gender Composition on Team Performance and Decision-Making: Evidence from the Field" (with Jose Apesteguia and Ghazala Azmat) Web-Appendix, Management Science, Vol. 58(1) January 2012, pp. 78–93.

"The Role of Role Uncertainty in Modified Dictator Games" (with Pedro Rey-Biel) Experimental Economics 2011, Vol.14(2), pp.160–180.

"The Importance of Relative Performance Feedback Information: Evidence from a Natural Experiment Using High School Students" (with Ghazala Azmat) Web-Appendix, Journal of Public Economics 2010, Vol. 94(7-8), pp. 435–452.

"Comparing Models of Strategic Thinking in Van Huyck, Battalio, and Beil’s Coordination Games" (with Miguel A. Costa-Gomes and Vincent P. Crawford) Appendix, Journal of the European Economic Association 2009, Vol. 7(2-3), pp. 365–376.

"Level-k Auctions: Can a Non-Equilibrium Model of Strategic Thinking Explain the Winner's Curse and Overbidding in Private-Value Auctions?" (with Vincent P. Crawford) Appendix to Level-k Auctions, Econometrica 2007, Vol. 75 (6), pp. 1721–1770.

"Fatal Attraction: Salience, Naivete, and Sophistication in Experimental "Hide-and-Seek" Games" (with Vincent P. Crawford) Appendix to Hide-and-Seek, American Economic Review 2007, Vol. 97(5), pp. 1731–1750.

PhD students:

Bernardo Garcia-Pola. 2018. AGORA at University of New South Wales.

Iñigo Hernandez-Arenaz. 2017. University of Balearic Island.