Rong Rong
Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Social Networks
215 Stockbridge Hall
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003

 

Publications

I’ll Be There: A Natural Field Experiment on Keeping and Breaking Promises, with Jared Barton, 2019, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

Interpersonal Time Preference, with Therese Grijalva, Jayson Lusk and Douglas Shaw, 2019, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty

Intra-household time preference, with Therese Grijalva and Matthew Gnagey, Forthcoming, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Spousal Dictator Game: Household Decisions and Other-Regarding Preferences, with Matthew Gnagey and Therese Grijalva, Games, 2018, https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4336/9/3/69 

Convex Time Budgets and Individual Discount Rates in the Long Run, with Therese Grijalva, Jayson Lusk and Douglass Shaw, Environmental and Resource Economics, 2017 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10640-017-0149-0

Money or Friends: Social Identity and Deception in Networks, with Daniel Houser and Yifan Dai, European Economic Review, 2016 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001429211630068X

Deception in Networks: A Laboratory Study, with Daniel Houser, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2016 http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2514037

Growing Stars: A Laboratory Analysis of Network Formation, with Daniel Houser, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 117 (2015) 380–394 http://econpapers.repec.org/paper/gmswpaper/1035.htm

Exploring Network Behavior Using Cluster Analysis, with Daniel Houser, New Perspectives on Internationalization and Competitiveness, edited by Eskil Ullberg, Springer, 2015 http://www.springer.com/new+%26+forthcoming+titles+(default)/book/978-3-319-11978-6   

China Bashing: Does Trade Drive the 'Bad' News about China in the U.S.?, with Carlos Ramirez, Review of International Economics, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 350-363, 2012 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2012.01026.x/abstract   

Completed Papers

Shouts and Whispers: A Laboratory Analysis of Public Versus Private Communication in Networked Groups, with Yifan Dai, Under Review

Spousal Influence and Assortative Mating on Time Preferences, with Matthew Gnagey and Therese Grijalva, Accepted, Review of Economics of the Household

Network Size and Content Generation on Social Media Platforms, with Zaiyan Wei and Mo Xiao, Under Review  

Working Papers

Promoting the “Right” Stars: Network Formation with Heterogeneous Agents and Imperfect Information, with Daniel Houser  

Research in Progress:  

Preference, Belief and Flu Shot Decisions, Data Collection Complete, with Sherry Xiaoxue Gao

Lease Versus Own: Preferences of Solar Homeowners and Their Decisions, Data Collection Complete, with Christine Crago

Behavioral Determinants for Residential Solar Adoption, Grant Received, with Christine Crago

Endowment and Time Preference, Data Collection Complete, with Takao Kusakawa, Sherry Gao and Tatsuyoshi Saijo

Public Goods and Time Preference, Design Discussion, with Therese Grijalva and Matt Gnagey