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Jan Stoop


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Associate Professor
Department of Applied Economics
Erasmus School of Economics, PO Box 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Office: T18-38
Tel.: +31 (0)10 408 27 08
Email: stoop@ese.eur.nl
Tinbergen Institute candidate fellow

Personal background

Date of birth: August 1, 1982
Nationality: Dutch


Andreoni, J., Nikiforakis, N. and Stoop, J. (2020). No support for the selfish-rich stereotype in a field experiment. Nature Communications, forthcoming

List, J. van Soest, D., Stoop, J. and Zhou, H. (2019). On The Role of Group Size in Tournaments: Theory and Evidence from Lab and Field Experiments, Management Science, forthcoming

Stoop, J., Van Soest, D., and Vyrastekova, J. (2018). Rewards and cooperation in social dilemma games. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 88, 300-310

Potters, J., and Stoop, J. (2016). Do cheaters in the lab also cheat in the field?. European Economic Review, 87, 26-33

van Soest, D., Stoop, J. and Vyrastekova, J. (2016). Towards a delineation of the circumstances in which cooperation can be sustained in environmental and resource problems. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 77, 1-13

Noussair, C. N., van Soest, D., and Stoop, J. (2015). Cooperation in a Dynamic Fishing Game: A Framed Field Experiment. American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 105(5), 408-13.

Noussair, C. N., van Soest, D., and Stoop, J. (2015). Punishment, reward, and cooperation in a framed field experiment. Social Choice and Welfare, 45(3), 537-559.

Noussair, C. N., and Stoop, J. (2015). Time as a medium of reward in three social preference experiments. Experimental Economics, 18(3), 442-456.

Stoop, J. (2014). From the lab to the field: envelopes, dictators and manners. Experimental Economics, 17(2), 304-313.

Stoop, J., van Soest, D. P., and Vyrastekova, J. (2013). A tale of two carrots: the effectiveness of multiple reward stages in a common pool resource game. Handbook on Experimental Economics and the Environment, 291.

Stoop, J., Noussair, C. N., and Van Soest, D. (2012). From the lab to the field: Cooperation among fishermen. Journal of Political Economy, 120(6), 1027-1056.

Working Papers Economics

Does selection bias cause us to overestimate gender differences in competitiveness,with Aurelie Dariel and Nikos Nikiforakis

Do People Really Want to Be Informed? Ex-ante Evaluations of Information-Campaign Effectiveness, with Romain Espinosa

Prizes and Awards


NWO Vidi grant, €800.000 


Winner Pierson medal


NWO Veni grant, €250.000


EUR Fellowship, €135.000


Behavioral Economics
Experimental Economics, social dilemmas
Field Experiments, social dilemma's, tournaments



Introduction to Behavioral Economics (Ba course)


Experimental Economics (Ma course)