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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: H12-29
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


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

Are the rich more selfish than the poor, or do they just have more money? A natural field experiment, with James Andreoni and Nikos Nikiforakis

Prizes and Awards


NWO Vidi grant, €800.000 


Winner Pierson medal


NWO Veni grant, €250.000


EUR Fellowship, €135.000<view-source:


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



Introduction to Behavioral Economics (Ba course)


Experimental Economics (Ma course)