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Iwan Barankay

Associate Professor

Research Interests: personnel economics, behavioral economics, field experiments, political economy

Links: CV

Contact Information

Address: 2201 SHDH, 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Email: barankay@wharton.upenn.edu
Office: (215) 898-6372

Overview

Education

PhD, University of Warwick, 2004; MSc, University of Warwick, 1999; BSc, University of Lausanne, 1998

Recent Consulting

Workplace Incentives for a broad range of industries

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 2008-present. Previous apointments: Essex University; University of Warwick

Professional Leadership

Research Fellow, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)

Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Sloan Research Fellow (2010-2014)

Affiliated Faculty Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the Leonard David Institute of the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Research

Research

My research focuses on monetary and non-monetary incentives to shape individual level productivity both in the workplace and as a method to improve health behavior.

New: RO1 NIH $2.3m grant for a four-year randomized control trial to study financial incentives rooted in behavioral economics and how they can shape long-lasting health habits (medication adherence).


  • Iwan Barankay (Under Revision), Rank Incentives: Evidence from a Randomized Workplace Experiment (Revise and Resubmit at Management Science).    Abstract
  • Iwan Barankay (Under Review), Rankings and Social Tournaments: Evidence from a Crowd-Sourcing Experiment.  Abstract
  • Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul (2012), Team Incentives: Evidence from a Firm Level Experiment, Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming.    Abstract
  • Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul (2011), Field Experiments with Firms , Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25, 63 - 82.
  • Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul (2010), Social Incentives in the Workplace, Review of Economic Studies, 77 (2), 417 - 458.    Abstract
  • Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul (2009), Social Connections and Incentives in the Workplace: Evidence from Personnel Data, Econometrica, 77 (4), 1047 - 1094.    Abstract
  • Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul (2008), Social Capital in the Workplace: Evidence on its Formation and Consequences, Labor Economics, Vol 15, 725-749.    Abstract
  • Iwan Barankay, Ben Lockwood (2007), Decentralization and the Productive Efficiency of Government: Evidence from Swiss Cantons, Journal of Public Economics, Vol 91(5-6) 1197-1218.    Abstract
  • Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul (2007), Incentives for Managers and Inequality Among Workers: Evidence from a Firm Level Experiment, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol 122(2), 729-773.    Abstract
  • Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul (2006), The Evolution of Cooperative Norms: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment, Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol 6(2), Art 4.    Abstract
  • Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul (2005), Social Preferences and the Response to Incentives: Evidence from Personnel Data, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol 120(3) 917-962.    Abstract
  • Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Barankay, Imran Rasul (2005), Cooperation in Collective Action, Economics of Transition, Vol 13(3), 473-498.    Abstract
  • Iwan Barankay, Pascal Sciarini, Alexander H. Trechsel (2003), Institutional openness and the use of referendums and popular initiatives: Evidence from Swiss Cantons, Swiss Political Science Review, Vol 9(1), 169-199.    Abstract

Awards And Honors

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Courses

Current

  • MGMT691 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

    This course examines the art and science of negotiation, with additional emphasis on conflict resolution. Students will engage in a number of simulated negotiations ranging from simple one-issue transactions to multi-party joint ventures. Through these exercises and associated readings, students explore the basic theoretical models of bargaining and have an opportunity to test and improve their negotiation skills. Cross-listed with MGMT 691/OPIM 691.

    Format: Lecture, class discussion, simulation/role play, and video demonstrations. Materials: Textbook and course pack.

    LGST806411 

    LGST806412 

    MGMT691411 

    MGMT691412 

    OPIM691411 

    OPIM691412 

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  • MGMT691 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

    This course examines the art and science of negotiation, with additional emphasis on conflict resolution. Students will engage in a number of simulated negotiations ranging from simple one-issue transactions to multi-party joint ventures. Through these exercises and associated readings, students explore the basic theoretical models of bargaining and have an opportunity to test and improve their negotiation skills. Cross-listed with MGMT 691/OPIM 691.