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Matthew Ellman

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First Name:Matthew
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Last Name:Ellman
RePEc Short-ID:pel67
Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) Campus UAB Bellaterra 08193 Barcelona Spain
0034 93 580 6612
Terminal Degree:1999 Department of Economics; Harvard University (from RePEc Genealogy)


(50%) Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica CSIC (IAE-CSIC)
Barcelona School of Economics (BSE)

Barcelona, Spain
RePEc:edi:iacsies (more details at EDIRC)

(50%) Barcelona School of Economics (BSE)

Barcelona, Spain
RePEc:edi:bargses (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Matthew Ellman & Michele Fabi, 2022. "A Theory of Crowdfunding Dynamics," Working Papers 1349, Barcelona School of Economics.
  2. Matthew Ellman, 2017. "Online Social Networks: Approval by Design," Working Papers 17-18, NET Institute.
  3. Matthew Ellman & Sjaak Hurkens, 2017. "A Theory of Crowdfunding -A Mechanism Design Approach with Demand Uncertainty and Moral Hazard: Comment," Working Papers 1012, Barcelona School of Economics.
  4. Matthew Ellman & Tomás Rodríguez Barraquer, 2016. "Strategic grouping and search for quality journalism, online versus offline," Working Papers 16-21, NET Institute.
  5. Matthew Ellman & Sjaak Hurkens, 2014. "Optimal Crowdfunding Design," Working Papers 14-21, NET Institute.
  6. Roberto Burguet & Ramon Caminal & Matthew Ellman, 2013. "In Google we trust?," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 935.13, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC), revised 12 Feb 2014.
  7. Charness, Gary & Brandts, Jordi & Ellman, Matthew, 2012. "Let’s talk: How communication affects contract design," University of California at Santa Barbara, Economics Working Paper Series qt6z24s6rv, Department of Economics, UC Santa Barbara.
  8. Matthew Ellman & Paul Pezanis-Christou, 2007. "Organisational structure, communication and group ethics," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 682.07, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
  9. Matthew Ellman, 2006. "Does privatising public service provision reduce accountability?," Economics Working Papers 997, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
  10. Matthew Ellman, 2006. "The optimal length of contracts with application to outsourcing," Economics Working Papers 965, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
  11. Matthew Ellman, 2004. "Specificity revisited: The role of cross-investments," Economics Working Papers 799, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, revised Jan 2005.
  12. Klaus Abbink & Matthew Ellman, 2004. "The donor problem," Economics Working Papers 796, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, revised Jan 2005.
  13. Matthew Ellman & Fabrizio Germano, 2004. "What do the papers sell?," Economics Working Papers 800, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, revised Feb 2006.
  14. Matthew Ellman & Leonard Wantchekon, 1999. "Electoral competition under the threat of political unrest," Economics Working Papers 457, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.


  1. Ellman, Matthew & Hurkens, Sjaak, 2019. "Fraud tolerance in optimal crowdfunding," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 181(C), pages 11-16.
  2. Ellman, Matthew & Hurkens, Sjaak, 2019. "Optimal crowdfunding design," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 184(C).
  3. Jordi Brandts & Matthew Ellman & Gary Charness, 2016. "Let'S Talk: How Communication Affects Contract Design," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 14(4), pages 943-974, August.
  4. Gary Charness & Matthew Ellman, 2016. "Choosing and Not Choosing with and without Communication: Experimental Results on Contract Design and Selection," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 172(1), pages 142-157, March.
  5. Burguet, Roberto & Caminal, Ramon & Ellman, Matthew, 2015. "In Google we trust?," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 39(C), pages 44-55.
  6. Avner Ben-Ner & Matthew Ellman, 2013. "The contributions of behavioural economics to understanding and advancing the sustainability of worker cooperatives," Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity, European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises, vol. 2(1), pages 75-100, August.
  7. Klaus Abbink & Matthew Ellman, 2010. "The Donor Problem: An Experimental Analysis of Beneficiary Empowerment," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(8), pages 1327-1344.
  8. Matthew Ellman & Paul Pezanis-Christou, 2010. "Organizational Structure, Communication, and Group Ethics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 100(5), pages 2478-2491, December.
  9. Matthew Ellman & Fabrizio Germano, 2009. "What do the Papers Sell? A Model of Advertising and Media Bias," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 119(537), pages 680-704, April.
  10. Matthew Ellman, 2006. "Specificity Revisited: The Role of Cross-Investments," The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 22(1), pages 234-257, April.
  11. Matthew Ellman & Leonard Wantchekon, 2000. "Electoral Competition Under the Threat of Political Unrest," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 115(2), pages 499-531.

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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 17 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-MIC: Microeconomics (7) 2000-05-16 2013-10-11 2014-11-07 2016-03-06 2016-10-30 2018-01-22 2022-10-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (3) 2006-06-17 2007-03-10 2012-07-08
  3. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (3) 2007-03-10 2012-07-08 2012-07-08
  4. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (3) 2005-09-29 2013-10-11 2016-10-30
  5. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (3) 2005-09-29 2012-07-08 2012-09-30
  6. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (3) 2014-11-07 2016-03-06 2022-10-24
  7. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (3) 2013-10-11 2016-10-30 2017-11-05
  8. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2007-03-10 2017-11-05
  9. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2014-11-07 2016-03-06
  10. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (2) 2016-10-30 2017-11-05
  11. NEP-MKT: Marketing (2) 2016-10-30 2017-11-05
  12. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2007-03-10 2017-11-05
  13. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2005-09-29
  14. NEP-DES: Economic Design (1) 2018-01-22
  15. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2006-06-17
  16. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2005-09-29
  17. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (1) 2017-11-05
  18. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2016-03-06


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