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Below is a list of all individual AFE 2020 asynchronous presenters. Click on the paper titles to visit the presentations on YouTube. For slides, abstracts, or more information, please click on the presenter's name to email them directly with your request.

Jakob Alfitian

University of Cologne

“When Bonuses Backfire: Incentivizing Attendance Increases Absenteeism in the Workplace”

Mark Andor

RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research

“Locus of Control and Pro-Social Behavior”

Francis Annan

Georgia State University

“Gender and Financial Misconduct: A Field Experiment on Mobile Money”

Viola Asri

University of Konstanz

“Rent-Seeking or Constrained? Examining the Supply Side of Social Pension Targeting in Bangladesh”

Natasha Auch

Newcastle University

“Commit to Commitment: Voluntary Versus Forced Commitment to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Food Shopping”

Maria Bernedo Del Carpio

University of Maryland-Baltimore County

“Community Monitoring to Facilitate Water Management by Local institutions in Water-Scarce Regions of Central America”

Parampreet Christopher Bindra

University of Innsbruck

“The Effect of Priming on Fraud - Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment”

Charlotte Blank


“The Negative Consequences of Loss-Framed Performance Incentives”

Stefano Caria

University of Warwick

“An Adaptive Targeted Field Experiment: Job Search Assistance for Refugees in Jordan”

Yiting Chen

National University of Singapore

“Longshot Preference in the Field”

Peter Christensen

University of Illinois

“Mobility Constraints: Evidence from an Experiment with Uber Riders”

Alexia Delfino

Bocconi University

“Breaking Gender Barriers: Bringing Men into the Pink-Collar Jobs of the Future”

Grant Donnelly

Ohio State University

“Boosting the Impact of Sugary Drink Excise Taxes”

Fulya Ersoy

Loyola Marymount University

“Effects of Perceived Productivity on Study Effort: Evidence from a Field Experiment”

Raissa Fabregas

University of Texas-Austin

“Digital Information Provision and Farmer Behavior: Lessons from Six Experiments in East Africa”

Ximeng Fang

University of Bonn

“The Role of Goals in Motivating Behavior: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Resource Conservation”

Nathan Fiala

University of Connecticut

“Measuring Street Harassment: A Novel Data Collection in Hyderabad”

Andrey Fradkin

Boston University

“Signals of Vacancy Congestion Redirect Job Search”

Jingcheng Fu

National University of Singapore

“Risk Preferences in Multiple-Choice Questions: Evidence from an IQ test”

Yana Gallen

University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy

“Informed Choices: Gender Gaps in Career Advice”

Ana Garcia-Hernandez

Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

“Does Political Voice Change Women's Prosociality?: Evidence from a Lab in the Field Experiment in Uganda”

Jared Gars


“Media and Motivation: The Effect of Performance Pay on Writers and Content”

Lucy Gillespie/Sera Linardi*

University of Pittsburgh

“To Mask or Not To Mask: An Experiment on Government Messaging during COVID-19”

* Please contact co-author Sera Linardi if you would like more information about the paper.

Kenneth Gillingham

Yale University

“The Value of Distributed Solar: Evidence from a Field Experiment”

Kerstin Grosch

Institute for Advanced Studies

“Increasing Children's Interest in STEM - An RCT in Austria”

Antonio Guarino

University College London

“Trading by Professional Traders: An Experiment”

Sebastian A. Günther

University of Bamberg

“Monetary Incentives vs. Environmental Appeals for Resource Conservation: A Field Study on Motivational Strategies”

Ben Harrell

Georgia State University

“Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Identity Discrimination in Access to Mental Healthcare”

Lisa Hoffmann

German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

“Land Acquisitions and Social Conflict - Experimental Evidence from Liberia”

Marco Horvath

RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research

“Individual Mobility, Mode Choice and the Effects of Public Transport: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial”

Xiang Hui

Washington University in St. Louis

“From High Bar to Uneven Bars: Three-Tier Certification and Seller Dynamics”

Grant Jacobsen

University of Oregon

“How Do Consumers Respond to Price Complexity? Experimental Evidence from the Power Sector”

Clara Jean

Universite Paris Saclay & Epitech

“STEM and Teens: An Algorithmic Bias on a Social Media”

Juanna Joensen

University of Chicago

“Using a Field Experiment to Understand Skill Formation in Adolescence”

Rebecca Johnson

Office of Evaluation Sciences and Dartmouth College

“Can Assistance to Public Housing Residents from College Navigators Increase FAFSA Completion and Postsecondary Attainment?”

Seema Kacker

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

“Information About Previously Offered Free Eye Care Decreases Demand for Cataract Surgery: A Randomized Trial”

Sana Khalil

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

“Discrimination in Tech-Hiring: Gender and Neighborhood Penalties in Pakistan's Labor Market”

Hyunjin Kim

INSEAD Business School

“The Value of Competitor Information: Evidence from a Field Experiment”

Tim Klausmann

University of Mainz

“Understanding Adaptive Learning with a Field Experiment”

Andreas Kotsadam

The Frisch Centre

“Jobs and IPV”

Benjamin Krause

UC Berkeley

“Taxation Toward Representation: Public Goods, Tax Collection, Social Norms and Democratic Accountability”

Andrea La Nauze

University of Pittsburgh

“Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap in China? Evidence from an Information Experiment”

Megan Lang

UC Berkeley

“Contracting for Electricity in the Presence of Poor Storage, Transaction Costs, and Liquidity Constraints”

Kenneth Leonard

University of Maryland

“The Intrinsic Demand for Agency and Female Empowerment: Experimental Evidence from Nigeria”

Philipp Lergetporer

ifo Institute

“Not Wanting or Not Knowing? A Behavioral Intervention to Promote Applications for Universal Childcare”

Ro'ee Levy


“Social Media, News Consumption, and Polarization: Evidence from a Field Experiment”

Qihui Liang

Leiden University

“What Drives Labor Supply Decisions for Gig Economy Workers”

Malte Lierl

German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

“Can Elections Reduce Embezzlement? Experimental Evidence on Selection Effects, Sanctioning Behavior and Public Trust”

Jeffrey Livingston

Bentley University

“Can Matching Gifts Help New Charities Compete with Established Charities?”

Elisa Macchi

University of Zurich

“Worth Your Weight: Experimental Evidence on the Benefits of Obesity in Low-Income Countries”

Mario Macis

Johns Hopkins University

“Providing Vouchers and Value Information for Already Free Eye Exams Increases Uptake among a Low-Income Minority Population”

Théo Marquis

University Paris-Saclay

“Bad Nudge and Voice Assistants: A Lab-in-the-Field Experiment”

Martin Mattsson

Yale University

“Service Delivery, Corruption and Information Flows in Bureaucracies: Evidence from the Bangladesh Civil Service”

Suanna Oh

Paris School of Economics

“Does Identity Affect Labor Supply”

David Ong

Jinan University

“Marrying Up: Trading off Spousal Income and Height”

Adam Osman


“Is it Who You Are or What You Get? Comparing the Impacts of Loans and Grants for Microenterprise Development”

David Reiley

SiriusXM Pandora

“Measuring Audio-Ad Effectiveness with Surveys on Pandora”

Slawa Rokicki

Rutgers School of Public Health

“The Importance of Light in Safe Childbirth: Evidence from a Stepped-Wedge Cluster-Randomized Trial with Maternity Facilities in Uganda”

Jess Rudder

UC Davis

“Search Costs and Relational Contracts: The Impact of a Digital Phonebook on Small Firms in Tanzania”

Anya Samek

UC San Diego

“The Health Consequences of Procrastination: Evidence from the Field”

Deepak Saraswat

University of Connecticut

“When Goal Setting Forges Ahead But Stops Short”

Analia Schlosser

Tel Aviv University

“Fostering Non-Cognitive Skills in Active Labor Market Programs: Evidence from an RCT in Israel”

Julia Seither

Universidad del Rosario

“Keeping Up with the Joneses: Economic Impacts of Overconfidence in Micro-Entrepreneurs”

Danila Serra

Texas A&M University

“Influencing Youths' Aspirations and Gender Attitudes through Role Models: Evidence from Somali Schools”


Paris School of Economics

“Endogenous Institutions: a Network Experiment in Nepal”

Dirk Sliwka

University of Cologne

“Talking about Performance or Paying for it? – Evidence from a Field Experiment”

Jamin Speer

University of Memphis

“Stigma and Take-Up of Labor Market Assistance: Evidence from Three Experiments”

Avner Strulov Shlain

University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

“Sophisticated Consumers with Inertia: Evidence from a Large Scale Field Experiment”

Nivedhitha Subramanian

Bates College

“Workplace Attributes and Women’s Labor Supply Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment”

Zhengyun Sun

Harvard University

“Training to Find the Future Stars: An Experiment with 2 Million Online Businesses”

Lukas Tomberg

RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research

“Revisiting Warm-Glow versus Cold-Prickle: Aligning Social Damages with Voluntary Contributions to Public Goods”

Jonas Tungodden


“Using Audio Ads to Promote Product Features: An Experiment with Pandora Listeners”

Patrick Turner

University of Notre Dame

“The Benefits of Subsidized Employment: How and for Whom?”

Viviana Uruena

University of Goettingen

“Can Role Model Videos Influence Female's Decision to Participate in the Labor Market? Evidence from a Field Experiment”

Timo Verlaat

Utrecht University School of Economics

“Requirements vs. Autonomy: What Works in Social Assistance?”

Shing-Yi Wang

University of Pennsylvania

“Improving Management Through Worker Evaluations: Evidence from Auto Manufacturing”

Collin Weigel

California Air Resources Board

“Engaging Farmers with Tailored Information”

Hugh Xiaolong Wu

Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School

“Managerial Attention, Employee Attrition, and Productivity: Evidence from a Field Experiment”

Xiaoyang Ye

Brown University

“The Impacts of COVID-19 on Medical Student Dropout: A Prosocial Nudge Experiment”

Julianne Zenker

University of Goettingen

“Business Versus Vocational Training in Highly Informal Labor Markets: Experimental Evidence from Liberia”

Hongkai Zhang

SiriusXM Pandora

“Easy Come Easy Go: Short-Term vs Long-Term Evaluation of Conversion Lift”


Jawaharlal Nehru University

“Inter Caste Stereotypes of Dishonesty and Productivity: A Field Experiment”

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