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Marco Casari


Department of Economics

Academic discipline: SECS-P/02 Economic Policy

Curriculum vitae

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University of Bologna                                Email: marco. casari AT
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· Ph. D. in Social Sciences-Economics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, US, June 2002.

· M. Sc. in Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, US, June 1998.

· B.A. with honors, (Laurea D.E.S.), Universitá Commerciale Bocconi, Milano, Italy, June 1996.


· Universitá di Bologna, School of Political Science “Ruffilli”, Forlì, and Department of Economics, Bologna
Full Professor, January 2011 - Present

· Universitá di Bologna, School of Political Science “Ruffilli”, Forlì, and Department of Economics, Bologna
Associate Professor, October 2006 - December 2010

· Purdue University, Krannert School of Management, USA
Assistant Professor of Economics, August 2004 – September 2006

· Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona , Center for the Study of Organizations and Decisions in Economics, Spain
Marie Curie Researcher, September 2002 – August 2004

· Ohio State University, Department of Economics, USA
Post-doctoral scholar, September 2001- June 2002


· Time Horizon and Cooperation in Continuous Time, (with M. Bigoni, A. Skrzypacz, and G. Spagnolo), Econometrica. 2015, 83, 587-616

· Money and Trust among Strangers, (with G. Camera and M. Bigoni), Proceedings of the National Academy of Science , 2013, 110, 37, 14889-14893.

· Cooperation among strangers under the shadow of the future, (with G. Camera) American Economic Review , 2009, 99, 3, 979–1005.

· Selection bias, demographic effects and ability effects in common value auctions experiments, (with J.Ham and J.Kagel) American Economic Review , 2007, 97, 4, 1278-1304.

· Emergence of Endogenous Legal Institutions: Property Rights and Community Governance in the Italian Alps, Journal of Economic History , 2007, 67, 1, 191-226.



Group size in social-ecological systems (with C.Tagliapietra), , Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

• Climate Change: Behavioral Responses from Extreme Events and Delayed Damages. (with R. Ghidoni and G. Calzolari), Energy Economics, 2017, 68, 103–115.

• At the root of the North-South cooperation gap in Italy: Preferences or beliefs?, (with M. Bigoni, S.Bortolotti, D.Gambetta), Forthcoming, Economic Journal.

• Cooperation among strangers with and without a monetary system, (with M. Bigoni, G. Camera), Forthcoming, in: Handbook of Experimental Game Theory, edited by M. Capra, R. Croson, T. Rosenblatt, e M. Rigdon (Edward Elgar publisher).

• Monitoring institutions in indefinitely repeated games, (with G. Camera), Experimental Economics, Forthcoming.

• Gender Discrimination in Property Rights: Six Centuries of Commons Governance in the Alps (with M. Lisciandra), Journal of Economic History. 2016, 76, 2, 559-594.

• Amoral Familism, Social Capital, or Trust? The Behavioral Foundations of the Italian North-South Divide., (with M. Bigoni, S. Bortolotti, D. Gambetta, F. Pancotto), Economic Journal, 2016, 126, 594, 1318–1341.

• Fragile Markets: An Experiment on Judicial Independence, (with B. Arruñada), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 2016, 129, 142-56.

• An Experiment on Retail Payment Systems, (with G.Camera and S.Bortolotti), Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking. 2016, 48, 2-3, 363-392.

• Same Process, Different Outcomes: Group Performance in an Acquiring a Company Experiment , (with J. Zhang and C. Jackson), Experimental Economics. 2016, 19, pp. 764 – 791



Carbon is Forever: A Climate Change Experiment on Cooperation, (with G.Calzolari and R.Ghidoni)

Partners or Strangers? Cooperation, monetary trade, and the choice of scale of interaction, (with M.Bigoni, G.Camera)

Money is more than memory, (with M.Bigoni and G. Camera)

• Marriage and Fertility in the Italian Alps: The Impact of a Regime Change, 1790-1820, (with M. Lisciandra, C.Tagliapietra)