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Iwan Barankay

Associate Professor

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

Links: CV

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).


  • 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