Dmitry Ryvkin

Associate Professor
Department of Economics
267 Bellamy Building
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2180

Tel.: +1 (850) 644-7209


Florida State University

Department of Economics

Experimental Social
Sciences Group page

Research interests

Microeconomic theory, experimental economics, economic psychology


Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. An experimental study of bidding in contests of incomplete information. Experimental Economics, forthcoming [link].

Ryvkin, D. Heterogeneity of players and aggregate effort in contests. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 22(4), 728-743, 2013 [link].

Pevnitskaya, S., Ryvkin, D. Experimental studies of games with dynamic public bads. In Analyzing Global Environmental Issues: Theoretical and Experimental Applications and Their Policy Implications, A. Rapoport and A. Dinar (eds.), pp. 89-102, Routledge 2013.

Ryvkin, D. Contests with doping, Journal of Sports Economics, 14(3), 253-275, 2013 [link].

Pevnitskaya, S., Ryvkin, D. Environmental context and termination uncertainty in games with a dynamic public bad. Environment and Development Economics, 18(01), 27-49, 2013 [link].

Ryvkin, D., Krajč, M., Ortmann, A. Are the unskilled doomed to remain unaware? Journal of Economic Psychology, 33(5), 1012-1031, 2012 [link].

Ryvkin, D., Serra, D. How corruptible are you? Bribery under uncertainty, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 81(2), 466-477, 2012 [link].

Ryvkin, D. The optimal sorting of players in contests between groups, Games and Economic Behavior, 73(2), 564-572, 2011 [link].

Ryvkin, D. Fatigue in dynamic tournaments, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 20(4), 1011-1041, 2011 [link].

Pevnitskaya, S., Ryvkin, D. Behavior in a dynamic environment with costs of climate change and heterogeneous technologies: an experiment. In Research in Experimental Economics, Vol. 14 (edited by R.M. Isaac and D. Norton), Emerald, 115-150, 2011 [link].

Ryvkin, D. Contests with private costs: beyond two players, European Journal of Political Economy, 26(4), 558-567, 2010 [link].

Ryvkin, D. The selection efficiency of tournaments, European Journal of Operational Research, 206(3), 667-675, 2010 [link].

Holcombe, R.G., Ryvkin, D. Policy errors in executive and legislative decision-making, Public Choice, 144(1-2), 37-51, 2010 [link].

Ryvkin, D. Tournaments of weakly heterogeneous players, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 11(5), 819-855, 2009 [link].

Cojuharenco, I., Ryvkin, D. Peak-End Rule versus Average utility: how utility aggregation affects evaluations of experiences, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 52(5), 328-337, 2008 [link].

Ryvkin, D., Ortmann, A. The predictive power of three prominent tournament formats, Management Science, 54(3), 492-504, 2008 [link].

Ryvkin, D. Tullock contests of weakly heterogeneous players, Public Choice, 132(1-2), 49-64, 2007 [link].

Working papers (manuscripts are linked or available upon request)

Reducing within-group overconfidence through group identity and between-group confidence judgments (with P. Brookins and A. Lucas) [link]

An experimental study of sorting in group contests (with P. Brookins and J. Lightle) [link]

Strive to be first and avoid being last: An experiment on relative performance incentives (with L. Balafoutas, G. Dutcher, F. Lindner and M. Sutter) [link]

Priming the charitable pump: An experimental investigation of two-stage raffles (with S. Goerg and J. Lightle) [link]

Does competition among public officials reduce corruption? An experiment (with D. Serra) [link]

The optimal allocation of prizes in tournaments of heterogeneous players (with L. Balafoutas, G. Dutcher and F. Lindner) [link]

The chicken or the egg: An experimental study of democracy survival, income, and inequality (with A. Semykina) [link]

Rewards and punishments in bargaining (with S. Pevnitskaya) [link]

Locus of control in reward and punishment decisions (with S. Pevnitskaya)

The effect of access to clean technology on pollution reduction: an experiment (with S. Pevnitskaya)

The default of special financing districts: evidence from California (with A. Racheva and A. Semykina)

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