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Garret Ridinger

Assistant Professor of Management

Summary

Curriculum Vitae

Fields of Interest

  • Behavioral Economics, Game Theory, Experimental Economics, Strategic Management, Political Economy

Academic Employment

Current Positions

  • 2016-present: Assistant Professor, Department of Managerial Sciences, College of Business, University of Nevada, Reno

Prior Positions

  • 2013-16: Graduate Student Researcher for Michael McBride, UC Irvine
    • Supported by the Army Research Office, MURI Award No. W911NF-11-1-0332
  • 2015: Laboratory Manager, Experimental Social Science Laboratory, UC Irvine
  • 2011-15: Teaching Assistant, UC Irvine
  • 2011: Graduate Research Assistant for Kristin Kleinjans and Radha Bhattacharya, California State University, Fullerton

Publications

  • Guerrero, F., Papadovasilaki, D., Ridinger, G., Sundali, J., forthcoming. Investor Beliefs in the Midst of a Market Crash and the Covid-19 Pandemic: Survey and Experimental Evidence. Decision.
  • Burnham, T., Ridinger, G., Carpenter, A., Choi, L., 2020. Consumer Suggestion Sharing: Helpful, Pragmatic and Conditional. European Journal of Marketing 55, 726-762.
  • Ridinger, G., 2020. Shame and Theory-of-mind Predicts Rule-following Behavior. Games, 11(3), 36.
  • Ridinger, G., McBride, M., 2020. Reciprocity in Games with Unknown Types. In Capra, M., Croson, R., Rigdon, M., Rosenblatt, T., eds., Handbook of Experimental Game Theory, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Leary, B.R., Ridinger, G., 2020. Denial without Determination: The Impact of Systemic Market Access Denial on Consumer Power and Market Engagement. Journal of Public Policy and Marketing 39, 99-118.
  • Parker, E., Ridinger, G., 2019. Understanding the Payday Lending Market. In Parker, E., Pietrasienski, P., Tosun M.S., Wachowiak, P., Wojtsiak-Kotlarski, M., eds., Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, and Public Policy- In Search of Synergies, Warsaw School of Economics.
  • Ridinger, G., 2018. Ownership, Punishment, and Norms in a Real-effort Bargaining Experiment. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 155, 382-402.
  • Ridinger, G., 2018. Cultural Transmission and Extortion. Games 9(3), 49.
  • Ridinger, G., John R. S., McBride, M., Scurich, N., 2016. Attacker Deterrence and Perceived Risk in a Stackelberg Security Game. Risk Analysis 36(8): 1666-1681
  • Ridinger, G., McBride, M., 2015. Money Affects Theory of Mind Differently by Gender. PLOS ONE 10(12): e0143973

Working Papers

  • Ridinger, G. Intentions versus outcomes: fairness and cooperation in a sequential prisoner's dilemma with nature. Revise and Resubmit.
  • Ridinger, G. Ownership, punishment, and norms in a real-effort bargaining experiment. Revise and Resubmit.
  • Ridinger, G. Cultural transmission and extortion. Revise and Resubmit.
  • Ridinger, G. Emotions, rule-following, and bargaining. Under Review.
  • Ridinger, G., McBride M. Theory-of-mind ability and cooperation. Under Review.

Works in Progress

  • "Beliefs also make preferences social" with Michael McBride
  • "Theory of mind and conformity to social norms" with Michael McBride "Corporate social responsibility and employee monitoring" with Anne Carpenter "Inequality and punishment in provision and appropriation games" with Brock Stoddard

Courses Taught

  • Strategic Management and Policy (MGT 496)
  • Behavioral Economics and Game Theory (BUS 710)

Conference and Workshop Presentations

  • 2018 Southwest Experimental and Behavioral Economics Conference, Caltech
  • 2017 ESA World Meetings, UC San Diego
  • 2016 Southwest Experimental and Behavioral Economics Conference, UC Irvine Economic Seminar Series, University of Nevada, Reno
  • ESA North American Conference, Tucson
  • 2015 Experimental Social Science Graduate Student Workshop, UC Irvine
  • Bay Area Behavioral and Experimental Economics Workshop, UC Santa Cruz Theory, History, and Development Seminar, UC Irvine
  • Tuesday Talk Seminar Series, Claremont Graduate University Theory, History, and Development Seminar, UC Irvine ESA North American Conference, Dallas
  • 2014 Brown Bag Workshop, Economic Science Institute, Chapman University 
  • Experimental Social Science Graduate Student Workshop, UC Irvine
  • Bay Area Behavioral and Experimental Economics Workshop, Stanford University
  • ESA International Meetings, Hawaii
  • SABE Annual Conference, Lake Tahoe
  • ESA North American Conference, Ft. Lauderdale
  • Graduate Student Poster Session, Department of Economics, UC Irvine
  • 2013 11th Annual IMBS Graduate Student Conference, UC Irvine
  • Experimental Social Science Laboratory Experimental Workshop, UC Irvine
  • ESA North American Conference, Santa Cruz
  • Graduate Student Poster Session, Department of Economics, UC Irvine

Invited Lectures

  • 2016 "Lectures on Designing and Programming Experiments in z-Tree," Experimental Economics (Graduate Level), UC Irvine
  • "Lectures on Experimental Methods and Design," Data Analysis (Graduate Level), UC Irvine "Experimental Social Science," Gifted Students Academy, UC Irvine
  • 2015 "Experimental Design and Programming for Criminology," Laboratory Experiments for Criminology, 71st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Criminology, Washington D.C.
  • "Experimental Social Science," Gifted Students Academy, UC Irvine
  • 2014 "Experimental Social Science," Gifted Students Academy, UC Irvine
  • 2013 "Lectures on Designing and Programming Experiments in z-Tree," Experimental Economics (Graduate Level), UC Irvine

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2016
  • M.A., California State University, Fullerton, 2011
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007