University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Rong Rong
Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Social Networks
217B Stockbridge Hall
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003

Publications

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

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

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

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

Convex Time Budgets and Individual Discount Rates in the Long Run, with Therese Grijalva, Jayson Lusk and Douglass Shaw, Under Review,  http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2514056   

Interpersonal Time Discounting, with Therese Grijalva, Douglass Shaw and Jayson Lusk, Under Review

I’ll Be There: A Natural Field Experiment on Keeping and Breaking Promises, with Jared Barton, Under Review   

Working Papers

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

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

Research in Progress:  

Intra-household time preference, with Therese Grijalva and Matthew Gnagey