Dr. Zvonimir Bašić

Senior Research Fellow

Research Focus

My research interests lie in the field of behavioral and experimental economics, where I primarily focus on self and social image concerns, norms, and development of economic preferences.

Academic Career

  • 2019 – present: Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn
  • 2017 – 2018: Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn
  • 10.2013 – 12.2018: PhD in Economics, University of Bonn (BGSE);
    First Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Armin Falk, Second Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kube

Publications

  • Bašić, Z., Falk, A. and Kosse, F. (2020). The Development of Egalitarian Norm Enforcement in Childhood and Adolescence. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 179, 667-680.

Working Papers

Personal norms — and not only social norms — shape economic behavior, MPI Discussion Paper 2020/25, (with Eugenio Verrina)

The Influence of Self and Social Image Concerns on Lying, MPI Discussion Paper 2020/18, (with Simone Quercia)

Altruistic Punishment Promotes Cooperation in Kindergarten Children, working paper available on request (with Parampreet C. Bindra, Daniela Glätzle-Rützler, Angelo Romano, Matthias Sutter and Claudia Zoller)

Selected Work in Progress

  • The Roots of Cooperation (with Parampreet C. Bindra, Daniela Glätzle-Rützler, Angelo Romano, Matthias Sutter and Claudia Zoller) 
  • Self-Image, Social Image, and Prosocial Behavior (with Armin Falk and Simone Quercia)
  • The Influence of Self and Social Image Concerns in Childhood and Adolescence (with Armin Falk and Simone Quercia)
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