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Thomas Buser

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First Name:Thomas
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Last Name:Buser
RePEc Short-ID:pbu198


(50%) Amsterdam School of Economics
Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Universiteit van Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands


RePEc:edi:asuvanl (more details at EDIRC)

(50%) Tinbergen Instituut

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Gustav Mahlerplein 117, 1082 MS Amsterdam
RePEc:edi:tinbenl (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Thomas Buser & Noemi Peter & Stefan C. Wolter, 2018. "Gender, competitiveness and study choices in high school - evidence from Switzerland," Economics of Education Working Paper Series 0147, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration (IBW).
  2. Thomas Buser & Eva Ranehill & Roel van Veldhuizen, 2017. "Gender differences in willingness to compete: the role of public observability," ECON - Working Papers 257, Department of Economics - University of Zurich.
  3. Buser, Thomas & Peter, Noemi & Wolter, Stefan C., 2017. "Gender, Willingness to Compete and Career Choices along the Whole Ability Distribution," IZA Discussion Papers 10976, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Thomas Buser & Louis Putterman & Joël van der Weele, 2016. "Gender and Redistribution: Experimental Evidence," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 16-063/I, Tinbergen Institute.
  5. Thomas Buser & Leonie Gerhards & Joël J. van der Weele, 2016. "Measuring Responsiveness to Feedback as a Personal Trait," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 16-043/I, Tinbergen Institute.
  6. Thomas Buser & Huaiping Yuan, 2016. "Do Women give up Competing more easily? Evidence from the Lab and the Dutch Math Olympiad," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 16-096/I, Tinbergen Institute.
  7. Thomas Buser, 2016. "How does the Gender Difference in Willingness to Compete evolve with Experience?," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 16-017/I, Tinbergen Institute.
  8. Buser, Thomas & Geijtenbeek, Lydia & Plug, Erik, 2015. "Do Gays Shy Away from Competition? Do Lesbians Compete Too Much?," IZA Discussion Papers 9382, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Thomas Buser & Anna Dreber & Johanna Mollerstrom, 2015. "Stress Reactions cannot explain the Gender Gap in Willingness to compete," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 15-059/I, Tinbergen Institute.
  10. Thomas Buser, 2014. "The Impact of Losing in a Competition on the Willingness to Seek Further Challenges," CESifo Working Paper Series 4904, CESifo Group Munich.
  11. Buser, Thomas & Oosterbeek, Hessel & Plug, Erik & Ponce, Juan & Rosero, José, 2014. "The Impact of Positive and Negative Income Changes on the Height and Weight of Young Children," IZA Discussion Papers 8130, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. Thomas Buser, 2014. "The Effect of Income on Religiousness," CESifo Working Paper Series 4801, CESifo Group Munich.
  13. Thomas Buser & Anna Dreber, 2013. "The Flipside of Comparative Payment Schemes," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 13-190/I, Tinbergen Institute.
  14. Thomas Buser & Muriel Niederle & Hessel Oosterbeek, 2012. "Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices," NBER Working Papers 18576, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Thomas Buser, 2011. "Hormones and Social Preferences," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 11-046/3, Tinbergen Institute.
  16. Thomas Buser & Noemi Peter, 2011. "Multitasking: Productivity Effects and Gender Differences," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 11-044/3, Tinbergen Institute.
  17. Thomas Buser, 2010. "Handedness predicts Social Preferences: Evidence connecting the Lab to the Field," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 10-119/3, Tinbergen Institute.
  18. Thomas Buser, 2009. "The Impact of Female Sex Hormones on Competitiveness," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 09-082/3, Tinbergen Institute.


  1. Buser, Thomas & Geijtenbeek, Lydia & Plug, Erik, 2018. "Sexual orientation, competitiveness and income," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 151(C), pages 191-198.
  2. Thomas Buser & Leonie Gerhards & Joël Weele, 2018. "Responsiveness to feedback as a personal trait," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 56(2), pages 165-192, April.
  3. Thomas Buser & Anna Dreber & Johanna Mollerstrom, 2017. "The impact of stress on tournament entry," Experimental Economics, Springer;Economic Science Association, vol. 20(2), pages 506-530, June.
  4. Thomas Buser & Hessel Oosterbeek & Erik Plug & Juan Ponce & José Rosero, 2017. "The Impact of Positive and Negative Income Changes on the Height and Weight of Young Children," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 31(3), pages 786-808.
  5. Thomas Buser & Noemi Peter & Stefan C. Wolter, 2017. "Gender, Competitiveness, and Study Choices in High School: Evidence from Switzerland," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 107(5), pages 125-130, May.
  6. Thomas Buser, 2016. "The Impact of Losing in a Competition on the Willingness to Seek Further Challenges," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 62(12), pages 3439-3449, December.
  7. Thomas Buser & Anna Dreber, 2016. "The Flipside of Comparative Payment Schemes," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 62(9), pages 2626-2638, September.
  8. Thomas Buser, 2015. "The Effect of Income on Religiousness," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 7(3), pages 178-195, July.
  9. Thomas Buser & Muriel Niederle & Hessel Oosterbeek, 2014. "Gender, Competitiveness, and Career Choices," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 129(3), pages 1409-1447.
  10. Buser, Thomas, 2012. "Digit ratios, the menstrual cycle and social preferences," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 76(2), pages 457-470.
  11. Buser, Thomas, 2012. "The impact of the menstrual cycle and hormonal contraceptives on competitiveness," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 83(1), pages 1-10.
  12. Thomas Buser & Noemi Peter, 2012. "Multitasking," Experimental Economics, Springer;Economic Science Association, vol. 15(4), pages 641-655, December.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 20 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (13) 2011-03-26 2014-11-12 2015-04-25 2015-04-25 2015-05-30 2015-06-05 2015-10-10 2016-04-04 2016-06-25 2016-08-28 2016-11-20 2017-07-16 2017-09-03. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (6) 2010-12-11 2011-03-26 2015-05-30 2016-04-04 2016-06-25 2016-08-28. Author is listed
  3. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (6) 2009-10-31 2012-12-15 2015-05-30 2016-04-04 2016-11-20 2017-09-03. Author is listed
  4. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (5) 2012-12-15 2015-06-05 2016-04-04 2016-11-20 2017-09-17. Author is listed
  5. NEP-GEN: Gender (5) 2016-11-20 2017-07-16 2017-09-03 2017-09-17 2018-03-19. Author is listed
  6. NEP-EDU: Education (3) 2012-12-15 2017-09-03 2017-09-17
  7. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (3) 2015-05-30 2015-06-05 2016-08-28
  8. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (3) 2015-05-30 2015-06-05 2016-06-25
  9. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (2) 2012-12-15 2016-04-04
  10. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2011-03-26 2015-04-25
  11. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2010-12-11 2011-03-26
  12. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2015-04-25
  13. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2010-12-11
  14. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2014-05-04
  15. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2017-09-17
  16. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2016-06-25
  17. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2016-08-28
  18. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2016-08-28
  19. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (1) 2016-11-20
  20. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2016-08-28
  21. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2018-03-19


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