Appalachian State University, and ESI, USA, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Professor, Department of Economics, Appalachian State University, USA
Experimental and behavioral economics, labor economics, sleep and decisions
Invited Professor, GATE Research Group (Lyon, France), 2002, 2006; Assistant Professor of Economics and Management & Human Resources, Utah State University, 1999–2004
PhD Economics, University of Arizona, 1997
"Insufficient sleep reduces voting and other prosocial behaviours." Nature Human Behaviour 3:5 (2019): 492–500 (with J. B. Holbein and J. P. Schafer).
“Does monitoring decrease work effort? The complementarity between agency and crowding-out theories.” Games and Economic Behavior 63:1 (2008): 56–76 (with M. C. Villeval).
“The effects of one-night of sleep deprivation on known-risk and ambiguous-risk decisions.” Journal of Sleep Research 16:3 (2007): 245–252 (with B. McKenna, H. Orff, and S. P. A. Drummond).
“Meat traceability: Are U.S. consumers willing to pay for it?” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 27:2 (2002): 348–364 (with D. Von Bailey).
“An experimental examination of labor supply and work intensities.” Journal of Labor Economics 17:4 (1999): Part 1: 638–670.
Alternative dispute resolution Updated
Promoting accurate bargainer expectations regarding outcomes from binding dispute resolution is worth the effortDavid L. Dickinson, March 2023Alternative dispute resolution procedures such as arbitration and mediation are the most common methods for resolving wage, contract, and grievance disputes, but they lead to varying levels of success and acceptability of the outcome depending on their design. Some innovative procedures, not yet implemented in the real world, are predicted to improve on existing procedures in some ways. Controlled tests of several procedures show that the simple addition of a nonbinding stage prior to binding dispute resolution can produce the best results in terms of cost (monetary and “uncertainty” costs) and acceptability.MoreLess