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  • Warandelaan 2, Koopmans Building, room K 323

    5037 AB Tilburg


1989 …2019

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Research interests

Jan Potters is professor of economics at the Department of Economics and a fellow of CentER. His main area of research is experimental economics. He uses this method to study a variety of topics in behavioral economics, game theory, industrial organization, and public economics.

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·  (30K109)   Advancing Society: Markets, Games and Behavior

·  (30L302)   Experimental and Behavioral Economics

·  (310161)   Seminar Economics and Psychology of Social Norms and Strategic Behavior

·  (230351)   Behavioral Economics (CentER)

·  (230356)   Experimental Economics 1 (CentER)

·  (230357)   Experimental Economics 2 (CentER)


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  • Game Theory
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics

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Research Output

Frequency of interaction, communication and collusion: An experiment

Bigoni, M., Potters, J. & Spagnolo, G., Nov 2019, In : Economic Theory. 68, 4, p. 827-844

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • Friends for (almost) a day: Studying breakaways in cycling races

    Brouwer, T. & Potters, J., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Economic Psychology. 75, part B, UNSP102092.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • Tattoos, lifestyle, and the labor market

    Dillingh, R., Kooreman, P. & Potters, J., 15 Oct 2019, In : Labour. 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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  • An experiment on cooperation in ongoing organizations

    Xu, X. & Potters, J., Mar 2018, In : Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 147, p. 28-40

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • Experimental industrial organization

    Brandts, J. & Potters, J., 2018, Handbook of Game Theory and Industrial Organization, Vol II. Corchon, L. & Marini, M. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., Vol. II. p. 453-474

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  • Activities

    • 2 Editorial activity
    • 1 Membership of board
    • 1 Membership of committee
    • 1 Invited talk

    DAF Technology Lab (External organisation)

    Jan Potters (Member)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of boardScientific

    Department of Economics (Organisational unit)

    Jan Potters (Chair)

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committeeScientific

    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (Journal)

    Jan Potters (Editorial board member)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

    De Economist (Journal)

    Jan Potters (Editorial board member)
    2011 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

    Gift exchange experiments: The role of reciprocity and the matching-structure

    J.J.M. Potters (Speaker)
    12 Apr 1996

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific


    Essays on trust and communication

    Ismayilov, H. & Potters, J.


    Project: Research project

    Essays in behavioral industrial organization

    Kalayci, K. & Potters, J.


    Project: Research project

    The evolution of exchange networks

    Potters, J.


    Project: Research project

    Consumer choice with unawareness

    Woertman, W. H., Potters, J. & ten Raa, T.


    Project: Research project

    Prizes / Recognition