Papers & Publications

IN reverse chronological order

Deconstructing Bias: Individual Groupiness and Income Allocation,” Rachel Kranton, Matthew Pease, Seth Sanders, and Scott Huettel, August 2017. NEW. Online Appendix. For OLD working papers with different titles, see here 2013 and 2016, and below also for respective online appendices.

Moderators of Intergroup Discrimination in the Minimal Group Paradigm: A Meta- Analysis,” Emily Pechar and Rachel Kranton, working paper, August 2017.

Rumors and Social Networks,” Francis Bloch, Gabrielle Demange, and Rachel Kranton, forthcoming International Economics Review.

Groupy vs. Non Groupy Social Preferences: Personality, Region, and Political Party,” Rachel Kranton and Seth Sanders, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 107(5), May 2017, pp. 65-69. Online Appendix.

The hidden cost of humanization: Individuation reduces prosocial behavior toward ingroup members,” Victoria Lee, Rachel Kranton, and Scott Huettel. Working paper May 2017.

Social Status in Networks,” Nicole Immorlica, Rachel Kranton, Mihai Manea, and Greg Stoddard, AEJ: Microeconomics, 9(1), February 2017, pp. 1-30.

Identity Economics 2016: Where do Social Divisions and Norms Come From?,” Rachel Kranton, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2016.

Groupy and Non-Groupy Behavior: Deconstructing Bias in Social Preferences,” Rachel Kranton, Matthew Pease, Seth Sanders, and Scott Huettel, May 2016.  Online Appendix. See also 2013 working paper below.

Games Played on Networks,” Yann Bramoullé and Rachel Kranton, Oxford Handbook on the Economics of Networks, Y. Bramoulle, A. Galeotti and B. Rogers (eds.), 2016.

Networks in Economics: Remarks,” Rachel Kranton, prepared for Econometric Society World Congress August 2015.

Exploring the Generalization Process from Past Behavior to Predicting Current Behavior,” Lasana Harris, Elizabeth Thompson, Victoria Lee, and Rachel Kranton, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, June 2015.

Strategic Interaction and Networks,” Yann Bramoullé, Rachel Kranton, and Martin D’Amours,  March 2014. FINAL VERSION. With Applications. American Economic Review 104(3), p. 898-930. For technical details and additional results, see earlier working paper 2011.

Identity and the Economics of Organization,” George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton, The European Financial Review, October-November 2013, pp. 49-52.

Identity, Groups, and Social Preferences,” Rachel Kranton, Matthew Pease, Seth Sanders, and Scott Huettel, October 2013. OLD version with factor analysis.  2012 version here.

Identity Economics and the Brain: Uncovering Mechanisms of Social Conflct,” Scott Huettel and Rachel Kranton, PTRS Biological Sciences 5(367), March 2012, pp. 680-91.

Strategic Interaction and Networks,” Yann Bramoullé, Rachel Kranton, and Martin D’Amours, January 2011.  Working paper version with technical details and results.

Identity Economics: how our identities affect our work, wages, and well-being, George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton. Princeton University Press, 2010.

Contracts, Hold-Up and Exports: Textiles and Opium in Colonial India,” Rachel Kranton and Anand Swamy. American Economic Review 98 (3), June 2008, pp. 967-89.

Identity, Supervision, and Work Groups,”  George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 98 (2), May 2008, pp. 212-17.

Risk Sharing Across Communities,” Yann Bramoullé and Rachel Kranton, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 97 (2), May 2007, pp. 70-74.

Public Goods in Networks,” Yann Bramoullé and Rachel Kranton, Journal of Economic Theory, 135(1), July 2007, pp.478-494

Risk Sharing Networks,” Yann Bramoullé and Rachel Kranton, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 64(3-4), November-December 2007, pp. 275-294.

“The Formation of Industrial Supply Networks,” Rachel Kranton and Deborah Minehart, in James Rauch (ed.), The Missing Links: the formation and decay of networks, New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2007

“Social Divisions within Schools: how school policies can affect students’ identities and educational choices,” George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton, in Christopher Barrett (ed.), The Social Economics of Poverty: On Identities, Groups, Communities, and Networks, London: Routledge, 2005, pp. 188-213.

Identity and the Economics of Organizations,” George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 19 (1), Winter 2005, pp. 9-32.

“A Model Of Poverty and Oppositional Culture,” George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton, in Kaushik Basu, Pulin Nayak, and Ranjan Ray (eds.), Markets and Governments (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003).

Competition and the Incentive to Produce High Quality,”  Rachel Kranton, Economica 70 (279) August 2003, pp. 385-404.

Identity and Schooling: Some Lessons for the Economics of Education,” George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton, Journal of Economic Literature, 40 (4), December 2002, pp. 1167-1201.

A Theory of Buyer-Seller Networks,” Rachel Kranton and Deborah Minehart, American Economic Review 91 (3), June 2001, pp. 485-508.

Competition for Goods in Buyer-Seller Networks,” Rachel Kranton and Deborah Minehart, Review of Economic Design, 5 (3), September 2000, pp. 301-331.

Economics and Identity,” George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton, Quarterly Journal of Economics CVX (3), August 2000, pp. 715-753.

Networks versus Vertical Integration,” Rachel Kranton and Deborah Minehart, RAND Journal of Economics, 31 (3), Autumn 2000, pp. 570-601.

The Hazards of Piecemeal Reform: British Civil Courts and the Credit Markets in Colonial India,” Rachel Kranton and Anand Swamy, Journal of Development Economics, 58 (1), February 1999, pp. 1-24.

Reciprocal Exchange: A Self-Sustaining System,” Rachel Kranton, American Economic Review, 86 (4), September 1996, pp. 830-851.

The Formation of Cooperative Relationships,” Rachel Kranton, Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization,12 (1), April 1996, pp. 214-233.