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Dr. Barankay is an Associate Professor of Management in the Wharton School.  Dr. Barankay’s research interests lie in the fields of behavioral economics, labor economics, personnel economics and field experiments.  His current scope of research includes: interaction between workplace incentives and social networks; design and implementation of field experiments in personnel economics; rank preferences and status; political institutions and the efficiency of public good provision.

Selected Publications 

Bandiera, Oriana, Iwan Barankay, and Imran Rasul. Social Incentives in the Workplace. Review of Economic Studies. 2010; 77(2): 417 - 458 (lead article).

Bandiera, Oriana, Iwan Barankay, and Imran Rasul. Social Connections and Incentives in the Workplace: Evidence from Personnel Data. Econometrica. 2009; 77(4): 1047-1094.

Bandiera, Oriana, Iwan Barankay, and Imran Rasul. Incentives for Managers and Inequality Among Workers: Evidence from a Firm Level Experiment. Quarterly Journal of Economics. May 2007; 122(2): 729-773.

Bandiera, Oriana, Iwan Barankay, and Imran Rasul. Social Preferences and the Response to Incentives: Evidence from Personnel Data. Quarterly Journal of Economics. 2005;120(3): 917-962.


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