Publications

2021

Time Will Tell: Recovering Preferences when Choices are Noisy, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Ernst Fehr and Nick Netzer, Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming.   

Cognitive Sophistication and Deliberation Times, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Johannes Buckenmaier, Experimental Economics, forthcoming.

 

When Are Efficient Conventions Selected in Networks?, Carlos Alos-Ferrer, Johannes Buckenmaier, and Federica Farolfi, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 124, March 2021, 104074.

 

Imitation, Network Size, and Efficiency, Carlos Alos-Ferrer, Johannes Buckenmaier, and Federica Farolfi, Network Science, 9 (1), March 2021, pp. 123–133.

 

Multiple Behavioral Rules in Cournot Oligopolies, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Alexander Ritschel, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 183, March 2021, pp. 250-267.

 
Conditional valuation for combinations of goods in primates, Hui-Kuan Chung, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, and Philippe Tobler, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376 (1819), March 2021, 20190669.  
Attentional Shifts and Preference Reversals: An Eye-tracking Study, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Alexander Jaudas, and Alexander Ritschel, Judgment and Decision Making, 16 (1), Jan 2021, pp. 57-93.  
Choice Consistency and Strength of Preference, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Michele Garagnani, Economics Letters, 198, Jan 2021, 109672.  

2020

(Editorial) At the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Journal of Economic Psychology: Standards, practices, and challenges, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Eldad Yechiam, Journal of Economic Psychology, 80, October 2020, 102309.  

The Cognitive Foundations of Cooperation, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Michele Garagnani, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 175, July 2020, pp. 71-85.

 

Reduced Normal Forms are not Extensive Forms, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger, Economic Theory Bulletin, 8(2), May 2020, pp. 281-288.

 

2019

Habituation Does Not Rescue Depletion: Two Tests of the Ego-Depletion Effect, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Alexander Ritschel, Jaume García-Segarra and Anja Achtziger, Journal of Economic Psychology, Volume 75, Part A, December 2019, 102122.

Strongly Sincere Best Responses under Approval Voting and Arbitrary Preferences, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Johannes Buckenmaier, Games and Economic Behavior, 117, September 2019, pp. 388-401.

Trust Games and Beyond, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Federica Farolfi, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Volume 13, September 2019, Article 887, pp. 1-16.

True to Which Self? Lay Rationalism and Decision Satisfaction in Self-Control Conflicts, Michail D. Kokkoris, Erik Hoelzl and Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 117(2), Aug 2019, pp. 417-447.

Press Coverage:
Der Standard (AT, Sept 2019) Der Standard (AT, July 2019), Blick (CH), TagBlatt (CH), Supermed (AT), Science.ORF (AT), L'essentiel (LU) .

2018

Anchoring on Utopia: A Generalization of the Kalai-Smorodinsky Solution, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Jaume Garcia-Segarra and Miguel Ginés-Vilar, Economic Theory Bulletin, 6(2), October 2018, pp. 141–155.
The Reinforcement Heuristic in Normal Form Games, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Alexander Ritschel, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 152, August 2018, pp. 224-234.
Social Preferences and Self-Control, Anja Achtziger, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Alexander K. Wagner, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 74, June 2018, pp. 161-166.
A Dual-Process Diffusion Model, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 31 (2), April 2018, pp. 203-218.

A Review Essay on Social Neuroscience: Can Research on the Social Brain and Economics Inform Each Other?, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Journal of Economic Literature, 56 (1), March 2018, pp. 234-264.
Covered as Research Highlight by the American Economic Association Link
Italian translation published in: Sistemi Intelligenti, XXX (2), August 2018, pp. 229-274 Link

Performance Curiosity, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Jaume García-Segarra and Alexander Ritschel, Journal of Economic Psychology, 64, February 2018, pp. 1–17.

 

2017

Cournot vs. Walras: A Reappraisal through Simulations, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Johannes Buckenmaier, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 82, September 2017, pp. 257–272.
Super-Additivity and Concavity are Equivalent for Pareto Optimal n-Agent Bargaining Solutions, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Jaume Garcia-Segarra and Miguel Ginés-Vilar, Economics Letters, 157, August 2017, pp. 50–52.  
Framing Effects and the Reinforcement Heuristic, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Sabine Hügelschäfer and Jiahui Li, Economics Letters, 156, July 2017, pp. 32–35.
Does Backwards Induction Imply Subgame Perfection?, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger, Games and Economic Behavior, 103, May 2017, pp. 19-29.
Characterizations of Perfect Recall, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger, International Journal of Game Theory, 46(2), May 2017, pp. 311–326.
Market Selection by Boundedly-Rational Traders under Constant Returns to Scale, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Georg Kirchsteiger, Economics Letters, 153, April 2017, pp. 51–53.
On the Convergence of Logit-Response to (Strict) Nash Equilibria, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Nick Netzer, Economic Theory Bulletin, 5(1), April 2017, pp. 1–8.
Trader Matching and the Selection of Market Institutions, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Johannes Buckenmaier, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 69, February 2017, pp. 118–127
Characterizing Existence of Equilibrium for Large Extensive Form Games: A Necessity Result, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger, Economic Theory, 63 (2), February 2017, pp. 407–430.

 

2016

Faith in Intuition and Cognitive Reflection, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Sabine Hügelschäfer, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 64, October 2016, pp. 61-70.
Cognitive Reflection, Decision Biases, and Response Times, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Michele Garagnani and Sabine Hügelschäfer, Frontiers in Psychology, 7, Article 1402, September 2016, pp. 1-21.
The Impact of Self-Control Depletion on Social Preferences in the Ultimatum Game, Anja Achtziger, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Alexander K. Wagner Journal of Economic Psychology, 53, April 2016, pp. 1-16.
Preference Reversals: Time and Again, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Ðura-Georg Granić, Johannes Kern and Alexander K. Wagner, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 52 (1), February 2016, pp. 65-97.
Inertia and Decision Making, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Sabine Hügelschäfer and Jiahui Li, Frontiers in Psychology, 7, Article 169, February 2016, pp. 1-9.
Equilibrium Existence for Large Perfect Information Games, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 62, January 2016, pp. 5-18.

 

2015

Self-Control Depletion and Decision Making, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Sabine Hügelschäfer and Jiahui Li, Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 8(4), December 2015, pp. 203-216.
Repeated Games in Continuous Time as Extensive Form Games, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Johannes Kern, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 61, December 2015, pp. 34-57.
Higher Incentives Can Impair Performance: Neural Evidence on Reinforcement and Rationality, Anja Achtziger, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Sabine Hügelschäfer, and Marco Steinhauser, Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10 (11), November 2015, pp. 1477-1483.
Learning and Market Clearing: Theory and Experiments, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Georg Kirchsteiger, Economic Theory, 60 (2), October 2015, pp. 203-241.
On the Characterization of Preference Continuity by Chains of Sets, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger, Economic Theory Bulletin, 3 (2), October 2015, pp. 115-128.
Political Space Representations with Approval Data, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Ðura-Georg Granić, Electoral Studies, 39, September 2015, pp. 56-71.
Money, Depletion, and Prosociality in the Dictator Game, Anja Achtziger, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Alexander K. Wagner, Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 8(1), March 2015, pp. 1-14.
Robust Stochastic Stability, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Nick Netzer, Economic Theory, 58 (1), January 2015, pp. 31-57.
Choice-Induced Preference Change and the Free-Choice Paradigm: A Clarification, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Fei Shi, Judgment and Decision Making, 10(1), January 2015, pp. 34-49.

2014

Imitation and the Role of Information in Overcoming Coordination Failures, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Simon Weidenholzer, Games and Economic Behavior, 87, September 2014, pp. 397-411.
Fast or Rational? A Response-Times Study of Bayesian Updating, Anja Achtziger and Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Management Science, 60 (4), April 2014, pp. 923-938.
From Dual Processes to Multiple Selves: Implications for Economic Behavior, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Fritz Strack, Journal of Economic Psychology, 41, April 2014, pp. 1-11.
Adaptive Preferences and Institutional Stability: Comment, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 170 ( 1), February 2014, pp. 37-42.
The Neural Basis of Belief Updating and Rational Decision Making, Anja Achtziger, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Sabine Hügelschäfer, and Marco Steinhauser, Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9 (1), January 2014, pp. 55-62.

 

2013

Hidden Symmetries and Focal Points, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Christoph Kuzmics, Journal of Economic Theory, 148 (1), January 2013, pp. 226-258.
Large Extensive Form Games, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger, Economic Theory, 52 (1), January 2013, pp. 75-102.

 

2012

Choices and Preferences: Evidence from Implicit Choices and Response Times, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Ðura-Georg Granić, Fei Shi, and Alexander K. Wagner, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48 (6), November 2012, pp. 1336-1342.
Job Market Signaling and Employer Learning, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Julien Prat, Journal of Economic Theory, 147 (5), September 2012, pp. 1787-1817.
Faith in Intuition and Behavioral Biases, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Sabine Hügelschäfer, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 84 (1), September 2012, pp. 182-192.
Two Field Experiments on Approval Voting in Germany, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Ðura-Georg Granić, Social Choice and Welfare, 39 (1), June 2012, pp. 171-205.
Imitation with Asymmetric Memory, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Fei Shi, Economic Theory, 49 (1), Jan 2012, pp. 193-215.

 

2010

General Equilibrium and the Emergence of (Non) Market Clearing Trading Institutions, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Georg Kirchsteiger. Economic Theory, 44 (3), Sept 2010, pp. 339-360.
Best-response Dynamics in a Birth-Death Model of Evolution in Games, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Ilja Neustadt. International Game Theory Review, June 2010, 12 (2), pp. 197-204.
On the Evolution of Market Institutions: The Platform Design Paradox, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Georg Kirchsteiger and Markus Walzl. Economic Journal, 120 (543), March 2010, pp. 215-243.
The Logit-Response Dynamics, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Nick Netzer. Games and Economic Behavior, 68 (2), March 2010, pp. 413-427.

 

2008

Contagion and Efficiency, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Simon Weidenholzer. Journal of Economic Theory, 143 (1), Nov 2008, pp. 251-274.
Trees and Extensive Forms,” Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger. Journal of Economic Theory, 143 (1), Nov 2008, pp. 216-250.
See also: Comments on ‘Trees and Extensive Forms’, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Johannes Kern and Klaus Ritzberger, Journal of Economic Theory, 146 (5), Sept 2011, pp. 2165-2168.
Learning, Bounded Memory, and Inertia, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Economics Letters, 101 (2), Nov 2008, pp. 134-136.

 

2007

Partial Bandwagon Effects and Local Interactions, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Simon Weidenholzer. Games and Economic Behavior 61 (2), Nov 2007, pp. 179-197
Nash Equilibria for non-binary choice rules, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and J.C.R. Alcantud. International Journal of Game Theory 35 (3), Feb 2007, pp. 455-464.

 

2006

A Simple Characterization of Approval Voting, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Social Choice and Welfare 27 (3), Dec 2006, pp. 621-625.
Imitation, Local Interactions, and Efficiency, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Simon Weidenholzer. Economics Letters 93 (2), Nov 2006, pp. 163-168.
The Discretization of Continuum Strategy Spaces, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, International Game Theory Review 8 (3), Sept 2006, pp. 499-514.

 

2005

The Evolutionary Stability of Perfectly Competitive Behavior, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Ana B. Ania. Economic Theory 26 (3), Oct 2005, pp. 497-516.
Trees and Decisions, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger. Economic Theory 25 (4), June 2005, pp. 763-798.
The Asset Market Game, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Ana B. Ania. Journal of Mathematical Economics 41 (1-2), Feb 2005, pp. 67-90.
Some Remarks on Pseudotrees, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger. Order 22 (1), Feb 2005, pp. 1-9.

 

2004 and earlier

Cournot vs. Walras in Dynamic Oligopolies with Memory, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, International Journal of Industrial Organization 22 (2), Feb 2004, pp. 193-217.
Finite Population Dynamics and Mixed Equilibria, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, International Game Theory Review 5 (3), Sept 2003, pp. 263-290.
A Comment on ‘The Selection of Preferences through Imitation’, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Manfred Nermuth. Economics Bulletin 3 (7), 2003, pp. 1-9.
Random Matching of Several Infinite Populations, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Annals of Operations Research 114, Aug 2002, pp. 33-38.
Local Equilibria in Economic Games, Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Ana B. Ania. Economics Letters 70 (2), Feb 2001, pp. 165-173.
An Evolutionary Model of Bertrand Oligopoly, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Ana B. Ania and K.R. Schenk-Hoppé. Games and Economic Behavior 33 (1), Oct 2000, pp. 1-19.
Dynamical Systems with a Continuum of Randomly Matched Agents, Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Journal of Economic Theory 86 (2), June 1999, pp. 245-267.

 

Other publications (book chapters, other-language articles, etc.)

Entscheiden aus (mikro-)ökonomischer Perspektive, Unterricht Wirtschaft + Politik, 4/2017, pp. 2-7 ("Basisartikel").
“Economic Behavior and the Reflective-Impulsive Duality.” In: Roland Deutsch, Bertram Gawronski, and Wilhelm Hofmann (Eds.), “Reflective and Impulsive Determinants of Human Behavior,” Routledge 2016, pp. 205-222.
Entries “Cognitive Dissonance” and “Spain” in The Sage Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives, November 2016, Paul I. Joseph (ed), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, California.
“Intuition und Rationales Entscheiden – Aktuelle Erkenntnisse zu grundlegenden Prozessen ökonomischer Entscheidungsfindung,” Anja Achtziger and Carlos Alós-Ferrer, SEM Radar, Zeitschrift für Systemdenken und Entscheidungsfindung im Management, 2014/1, pp. 1–10.
Augen auf und Durch, Achtziger, A., and Alós-Ferrer, C., Gastkommentar, Econo 2/2012 (Dezember 2012).
Games: An Interdisciplinary Open-Access Journal, (Editorial), Games 2010, 1, 1–2.
“Approval Voting in Germany: Description of a Field Experiment,” Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Ðura-Georg Granić. In: Laslier, J.F. and Sanver, M.R. (Eds), “Handbook on Approval Voting,” Springer Verlag, 2010, pp. 397-411.
“Imitation and Learning,” Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Karl Schlag. In: Anand, P., Pattanaik, P., Puppe, C. (Eds.), “Handbook of Social and Rational Choice,” Oxford University Press, 2009, pp. 271-297.
“Do People Update Beliefs? A Critical Review and Some New Evidence,” joint with Anja Achtziger. In: Franz, W., Güth, W., Ramser, H.-J., Stadler, M. (Eds.), “Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung,” 38. Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Seminar Ottobeuren, Mohr Siebeck 2009.
“Teoría de Juegos e Historia Económica: una simbiosis necesaria,” Información Comercial Española - Revista de Economía, No. 812, Jan 2004, pp. 27-33.
“An Evolutionary Model of Market Structure,” Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Ana B. Ania and Fernando Vega Redondo. In: van der Laan, G., Herings, P.J.J., Talman, A.J.J. (Eds.), “The Theory of Markets,” North Holland, Amsterdam, 1999.