Tom Wilkening
 

Contact Information

 

Department of Economics

University of Melbourne

Victoria, 3010

Australia

 

tel. +61 3 8344 7027

fax. +61 3 8344 5104

email.

Tom.Wilkening@unimelb.edu.au

Research

Information Economics

 

"Information and the Persistence of Private-Order Contractual Enforcement Institutions:  An Experimental Analysis" European Economic Reviewvol. 89. pages 193-215. October 2016. [download article]


"Regulatory Fog:  The Informational Origins of Regulatory Persistence" (with Patrick Warren) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. vol. 84(3), pages 840-856. December 2012.  [download working paper] [link to article]


 

Contract Theory and Organizations

 

"The Lure of Authority:  Motivation and Incentive Effects of Power" (with Ernst Fehr and Holger Herz) The American Economic Review. vol. 103(4), pages1325-59. June 2013.[download article] [translated instructions]


"Recursive Contracts, Firm Longevity and Rat Races: An Experimental Analysis" (with Peter Bardsley, Nisvan Erkal and Nikos Nikiforakis)  European Economic Review vol. 61, pages 213-231. July 2013 [download article] [download instructions]


 

Market and Mechanism Design


"Two-Sided Allocation Problems, Matching with Transfers, and the impossibility of Ex Post Efficiency" (with David Delacretaz, Simon Loertscher, and Leslie Marx) [download article]


"A Long Way Coming:  Designing Centralized Markets with Privately Informed Buyers and Sellers" (with Simon Loertscher and Leslie Marx) Journal of Economic Literature. vol. 53(4). pages 857-97. December 2015.  [download article]

 

"Protecting Antiquities:  A Role for Long-Term Leases?" (with Michael Kremer) [download article]

 

"Handing Out Guns at a Knife Fight:  Behavioral Limitations to the Moore-Repullo Mechanism" (with Michael Powell and Ernst Fehr) [download article]


The Role of Bounded Rationality and Imperfect Information in Subgame Perfect Implementation - An Empirical Investigation" (with Philipe Aghion, Ernst Fehr, and Richard Holden) Forthcoming at the Journal of the European Economic Association. [download article]

 

"Auction and Economic Design" (with Simon Loertscher) The Australian Economic Review, vol.  44(3), pages 347-354, September 2011 [download article]


 

Experimental Economics

 

"Evaluating the Impact of Visualization of Wildfire Hazard Upon Decision-Making Uncertainty" (with Lisa Cheong, Susan Bleisch, Allison Kelly, Kevin Tolhurst, and Matt Duckham) International Journal of Geographical Information Science, vol. 30(7). pages 1377-1404. January 2016. [link to article]


"Normative Conflict & Feuds:  The Limits of Self-Enforceement" (with Nikos Nikiforakis and Charles N. Noussair) Journal of Public Economics. vol. 96(9-10), pages 797-807. October 2012 [link to article] 


"Book Review of Experimental Economics:  Rethinking the Rules,"  The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 87(276), pages 178-180, March 2011 [download article]



 

"Evaluatng the Impact of Visualization of Wildfire Hazard Upon Decision-Making Uncertainty" (with Lisa Cheong, Susan Bleisch, Allison Kelly, Kevin Tolhurst, and Matt Duckham) International Journal of Geographical Information Science, vol. 30(7). pages 1377-1404. January 2016. [link to article]