David Reinstein and Chris M. Snyder, ‘The Influence of Expert Reviews on Consumer Demand for Experience Goods: A Case Study of Movie Critics”, Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 53. No. 1, pp 27-51 (March 2005). Cartoon.
“Efficient Consumer Altruism and Fair Trade” with Joon Song [Essex]. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Volume 21
Number 1, Spring 2012.
pdf | presentation slides | teaching slides | Cartoon
“Does One Contribution Come at the Expense of Another? Empirical Evidence on Substitution between Charitable Donations”, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 11: Iss. 1 (Advances), Article 40. [Working paper here] [Supplementary Appendix here]
“The Economics of the Gift“ in: Gift giving and the “embedded” economy in the ancient world, edited by Filippo Carlà and Maja Gori, Universitätsverlag Winter Heidelberg, 2014, pp. 83-99.
“Ex-ante Commitments to `Give if you Win’ Exceed Donations After a Win”
(Previously “Giving and Probability”) with Gerhard Riener, Mannheim; and Christian Kellner, Bonn/Southampton. Conditionally accepted, Journal of Public Economics (2018). Pre-publication WP updated (2018) | slides (academic but short)
(for PDF’s click on links)
“Worth 1000 Words: The effect of social cues on a fundraising campaign in a government agency. A field experiment” with Michael Sanders, Harvard-JFK and Alex Tupper. pdf
Work in Progress
“The Returns to Higher Education in the Netherlands: Estimates Based on Randomized Assignment” (With Mathias Parey, Essex)
“Public and Private Giving to Natural Disasters; Evidence from Natural Shocks“
“Do piece-rate incentives really affect real-effort in the lab?” (ESSExLab experiment)
Venn diagram of research: By TOPIC. By METHODS used. Discussion. Chart creation site.
Early policy essays
On fiscal and diplomatic policy and the nonprofit sector (Reinstein, 1986)