Daniel Houser

2014 SPI Subaward Winner (Small Grant)

George Mason University

Bio: Daniel Houser received his Ph.D. in Economics (Bayesian Econometrics) from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Houser is Professor and Chairman of Economics at George Mason University, where he is also Director of Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith's Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES), a research institution focused on advancing the newest frontiers of Experimental and Behavioral Economics. His research has appeared in leading journals in economics, psychology, political science and general science. Dr. Houser is a member of the Board of Directors of the Experimental Science Association, the Society for Neuroeconomics and the Institute for Immigration Research. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief (with Bernd Weber) of the Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics, and serves on the editorial boards of several leading academic journals.

2014 Small Grant Award

Co-PIs: Luigi Butera

Reasearch Question: Delegation and Charitable Giving: can Giving Clubs increase the number of donors and the size of the market for giving?

Abstract: * coming soon *

Publications and Working Papers

#TitleDatePublishedSPI Funded
1.On the Origins of Dishonesty: From Parents to ChildrenJan 2015
2.Sign Me Up! A Model and Field Experiment on VolunteeringDec 2014