My main research interests lie in the field of behavioral, experimental and public economics. In particular, I am interested in understanding antisocial and prosocial behavior, social norms, social comparisons and selection in experiments.
Balafoutas Loukas and Nikos Nikiforakis. 2012. "Norm Enforcement in the City: A Natural Field Experiment" forthcoming European Economic Review.
Nikiforakis Nikos, Charles Noussair and Tom Wilkening. 2012 "Normative Conflict and Feuds: The Limits of Self-Enforcement" Journal of Public Economics 96 (9-10), 797-807.
Erkal Nisvan, Lata Gangadharan, and Nikos Nikiforakis. 2011. "Relative Earnings and Giving in a Real Effort Experiment" American Economic Review 101(7): 3330-3348.
Nikiforakis Nikos. 2010. "Feedback, Punishment and Cooperation in Public Good Experiments" Games and Economic Behavior 68, 689 -702.
Nikiforakis Nikos. 2008. "Punishment and Counter-Punishment in Public Good Games: Can We Really Govern Ourselves?" Journal of Public Economics 92, 91-112.