Journal Publications 
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34. Andreoni James, Nikos Nikiforakis and Jan Stoop. In press. 
"Higher socioeconomic status does not predict decreased prosocial behavior in a field experiment." 
Nature Communications [download article

Koch Christian, Nikos Nikiforakis and Charles Noussair. 2021. 
"Covenants before the swords: The limits to efficient cooperation in heterogeneous groups" 
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 188, 307-321. [download article]

32. Andreoni James, Nikos Nikiforakis and Simon Siegenthaler. 2021. 
"Predicting social tipping and norm change in controlled experiments" 
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 118 (16) [download article]

31. Kamm Aaron, Christian Koch and Nikos Nikiforakis. 2021. 
"The ghost of institutions past: History as an obstacle to fighting tax evasion" 
European Economic Review 132, 103641. [download article]

30. Nikiforakis Nikos, Oechssler Joerg and Anwar Shah. 2019. 
"Managerial bonuses and subordinate mistreatment."
European Economic Review 119, 509-525. [download article]

29. Muñoz-Herrera Manuel and Nikos Nikiforakis. 2019.
"James Andreoni and the quest for others in our utility functions." 
Journal of Public Economic Theory 21, 804–811. [download article]

28. Koornneef Erik, Dariel Aurelie, Elbarazi IffatAlsuwaidi AhmedRobben Paul & Nikos Nikiforakis. 2018.
"Surveillance cues do not enhance altruistic behavior among strangers in the field." 
PLoS ONE 13(8): e0197959.  [download article, WP version]

27. Dariel Aurelie, Curtis Kephart, Nikos Nikiforakis & Christina Zenker. 2017. 
"Emirati women do not shy away from competition: Evidence from a patriarchal society in transition." 
Journal of the Economic Science Association 3(2), 121-136[download articleWP version]

26. Gangadharan Lata, Nikos Nikiforakis & Marie-Claire Villeval. 2017. 
"Normative conflict and the limits of self-governance in heterogeneous populations."
European Economic Review 100, 143–156. [download article, WP version]

25. Balafoutas Loukas, Nikos Nikiforakis & Bettina Rockenbach. 2016. 
"Altruistic punishment does not increase with the severity of norm violations in the field." 
Nature Communications 7, 13327 doi:10.1038/ncomms13327. [download article, supplementary material]

24. Bland James & Nikos Nikiforakis. 2015
"Coordination with third-party externalities." 
European Economic Review 80, 1–15. [download articledownload WP with instructions & SM[lead article]

23. Engelmann Dirk & Nikos Nikiforakis. 2015. 
"In the long run we are all dead: On the benefits of peer punishment in rich environments" 
Social Choice and Welfare 45 (3), 561-577.[download article]

22. Balafoutas Loukas, Nikos Nikiforakis & Bettina Rockenbach. 2014. 
"Direct and indirect punishment among strangers in the field."  
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (45)  15924–15927. [download article]

21.Balafoutas Loukas, Grechenig Kristoffel & Nikos Nikiforakis. 2014. 
"Third-party punishment and counter-punishment in one-shot interactions" 
Economics Letters 122 (2), 308-310. [download article]

20. Dariel Aurelie & Nikos Nikiforakis. 2014
“Cooperators and reciprocators: A within-subject analysis of pro-social behavior” 
Economics Letters 122(2), 163-166. [download article]

Nikiforakis Nikos, Joerg Oechssler & Anwar Shah. 2014. 
“Hierarchy, coercion and exploitation: An experimental analysis” 
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 97, 155–168. [download article
18. Nikiforakis Nikos & Helen Mitchell. 2014. 
"Mixing the carrots with the sticks: Third party punishment and reward" [lead article]
Experimental Economics 17 (1),  1-23. [download article][instructions].

17. Bardsley Peter, Nisvan Erkal, Nikos Nikiforakis & Tom Wilkening. 2013. 
"Recursive contracts, firm longevity and rat races: Experimental evidence" 
European Economic Review 61, 217-231. [download article]
16. Cleave Blair L., Nikos Nikiforakis & Robert Slonim. 2013. 
"Is there selection bias in laboratory experiments? The case of social and risk preferences" 
Experimental Economics 16 (3), 372-382. [download article] [supplementary material] 
15. McDonald Ian, Nikos Nikiforakis, Nilss Olekalns & Hugh Sibly. 2013. 
"Social comparisons and reference group formation: Some experimental evidence" 
Games and Economic Behavior 79, 75-89. [download article] [supplementary material]
14. Balafoutas Loukas & Nikos Nikiforakis. 2012. 
"Norm enforcement in the city: A natural field experiment" 
European Economic Review 56 (8), 1773-1785. [download article]

13. Nikiforakis Nikos, Charles Noussair & Tom Wilkening. 2012. 
"Normative conflict and feuds: The limits of self-enforcement"
Journal of Public Economics 96 (9-10), 797-807. [download article]

12. Deck Cary & Nikos Nikiforakis. 2012. 
"Perfect and imperfect real-time monitoring in a minimum-effort game" 
Experimental Economics 15 (1), 71-88. [download article] [instructions]

11. Nikiforakis Nikos. 2012. 
"Altruistic punishment: What field data can (and cannot) demonstrate" 
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (1), 32-33. [download article]

10. Erkal Nisvan, Lata Gangadharan, & Nikos Nikiforakis. 2011. 
"Relative earnings and giving in a real effort experiment" 
American Economic Review 101(7): 3330-3348. [download article] [instructions

9. Nikiforakis Nikos & Dirk Engelmann. 2011. 
"Altruistic punishment and the threat of feuds" 
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 78 (3), 319-332. [download article] [instructions]

8. Cason Timothy, Lata Gangadharan, & Nikos Nikiforakis. 2010. 
"Can real-effort investments inhibit the convergence of experimental markets?" 
International Journal of Industrial Organization 29 (1), 97-103. [download article] [instructions]

7. Nikiforakis Nikos. 2010. 
"Experimental economics" 
Australian Economic Review 43 (3), 337-345.[download article]

6. Nikiforakis Nikos. 2010. 
"Feedback, punishment and cooperation in public good experiments" 
Games and Economic Behavior 68, 689 -702. [download article] [instructions]

5. Nikiforakis Nikos, Hans-Theo Normann, & Brian Wallace. 2010. 
"Asymmetric enforcement of cooperation in a social dilemma" 
Southern Economic Journal 76, 638 - 659. [download article] [instructions]

4. Gangadharan Lata & Nikos Nikiforakis. 2009. 
"Does the size of the action set matter for cooperation?"
Economics Letters 104, 115-117. [download article] [instructions]

3. Nikiforakis Nikos & Hans-Theo Normann. 2008. 
"A comparative statics analysis of punishment in public good experiments" 
Experimental Economics 11, 358-369. [download article] [instructions]

2. Nikiforakis Nikos. 2008. 
"Punishment and counter-punishment in public good games: Can we really govern ourselves?" 
Journal of Public Economics 92, 91-112.[download article] [instructions]

1. Güth Werner, Nikiforakis Nikos, & Hans-Theo Normann. 2007. 
"Vertical cross-shareholding: Theory and experimental evidence" 
International Journal of Industrial Organization 25, 69-89. [download article] [instructions]

Book Chapters & Editorials

7. Nikiforakis Nikos and Robert Slonim. 2019. 
"Editor's preface: Trends in experimental economics (1975–2018)
Journal of the Economic Science Association 5 (2), 143–148. [download article]

6. Bochet Olivier, Nikiforakis Nikos, Reuben Ernesto, Wooders John, and Myrna Wooders. 2019. 
"Introduction to the JPET Special Issues Commemorating Works of James Andreoni, Theodore Bergstrom, Larry Blume, and Hal Varian." 
Journal of Public Economic Theory 21:799–803. [download article

5. Nikiforakis Nikos. 2019. 
"Costs of punishing" 
Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science Edited by Todd K. Shackelford and Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_1621-1

4. Nikiforakis Nikos and Robert Slonim. 2016. 
"Editor's preface: reviewing statistics and first evidence of impact
Journal of the Economic Science Association 2 (2), 97-100. [download article]

3. Nikiforakis Nikos and Robert Slonim. 2015. 
"Editor's preface: statistics, replications and null results" 
Journal of the Economic Science Association 1 (2), 127-131. [download article]

2. Nikiforakis Nikos and Robert Slonim. 2015. 
"Editor's preface: introducing JESA" 
Journal of the Economic Science Association 1 (1), 1-7. [download article]

1. Nikiforakis Nikos. 2015. 
"Self-Governance through Altruistic Punishment?"
Social Dilemmas: New Perspectives on Reward and Punishment. Edited by P.A.M. Van Lange, B. Rockenbach, & T. Yamagishi.  New York: Oxford University Press. [download]

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