Courses a.y. 2021/2022
40988 BEHAVIORAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS
BA (2001) and MS (2006) in Economics from Bocconi University. Ph.D. in Economics from the California Institute of Technology (2012).
Personal Webpage: https://snunnari.github.io
Associate Professor at the Department of Economics "Ettore Bocconi". Associate Director of the Bocconi Experimental Laboratory for the Social Sciences (BELSS). Research Affiliate at Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and the for Data Science and Analytics (BIDSA). His research interests are in political economy, experimental economics, behavioral economics and microeconomic theory. His work has been published in leading international journals including the American Economic Review, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the American Political Science Review, and the American Journal of Political Science. In the past, he served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California San Diego (2012-2013) and in the Department of Political Science at the Columbia University in the City of New York (2013-2015). He was recently awarded a European Research Council Starting Grant for a five-year project on the "Behavioral Foundations of Populism and Polarization" (POPULIZATION).
Political Economy, Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Microeconomic Theory.
For a complete list of publications (with PDFs), please go to my Personal Webpage.
- "Declared Support and Clientelism", with Simeon Nichter, Comparative Political Studies, Accepted
- "Positive Spillovers from Negative Campaigning", with Vincenzo Galasso and Tommaso Nannicini, American Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming
- "A Theory of Power Wars", with Helios Herrera and Massimo Morelli, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming
- "Dynamic Legislative Bargaining with Veto Power: Theory and Experiments", Games and Economic Behavior, 2021, 126: 186–230
- "The Political Economy of Public Debt: A Laboratory Study", with Marco Battaglini and Thomas R. Palfrey, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2020, 18(4): 1969–2012.
- "The Economic Effects of Electoral Rules: Evidence from Unemployment Benefits", with Vincenzo Galasso, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 2019, 14(3): 259–291.
- "Dynamic Coalitions and Communication: Public versus Private Negotiations", with Renee Bowen and David Baron, Journal of Public Economics, 2017, 156: 1-13
- "Dynamic Elections and Ideological Polarization", with Jan Zapal, Political Analysis, 2017, 25(4): 505-534.
- "Gambler's Fallacy and Imperfect Best Response in Legislative Bargaining", with Jan Zapal, Games and Economic Behavior, 2016, 99: 275–294.
- "Quantal Response and Nonequilibrium Beliefs Explain Overbidding in Maximum-Value Auctions", with Colin Camerer and Thomas R. Palfrey, Games and Economic Behavior, 2016, 98: 243–263.
- "The Dynamic Free Rider Problem: A Laboratory Study", with Marco Battaglini and Thomas R. Palfrey, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2016, 8(4): 268–308.
- "Turnout Across Democracies", with Helios Herrera and Massimo Morelli, American Journal of Political Science, 2016, 60(3): 607–624.
- "Dynamic Free Riding with Irreversible Investments", with Marco Battaglini and Thomas R. Palfrey, American Economic Review, 2014, 104(9): 2858–2871.
- "Legislative Bargaining and the Dynamics of Public Investment", with Marco Battaglini and Thomas R. Palfrey, American Political Science Review, 2012, 106(2): 407–429.