I am an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, and a Research Affiliate at the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard. My research areas are applied microeconomic theory, personnel economics, and experimental economics.
A summary of the National Academies workshop on prizes,
Brookins, P., Jindapon, P. Risk preference heterogeneity in group contests.
Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D., Smyth, A. Indefinitely repeated contests: An experimental study.
Boosey, L., Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. Information disclosure in contests with endogenous entry: An experiment.
Boosey, L., Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. Contests between groups of unknown size.
Brookins, P., Lightle, J., Ryvkin, D. Sorting and communication in weak-link group contests.
Boosey, L., Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. Contests with group size uncertainty: Experimental evidence.
Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. Equilibrium existence in group contests.
Brookins, P., Lightle, J., Ryvkin, D. An experimental study of sorting in group contests.
Brookins, P., Lightle, J., Ryvkin, D. Optimal sorting in group contests with complementarities.
Brookins, P., Lucas, A., Ryvkin, D. Reducing within-group overconfidence through group identity and between-group confidence judgments.
Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. An experimental study of bidding in contests of incomplete information.
Peer information and risk-taking under competitive and non-competitive pay schemes (with Jennifer Brown and Dmitry Ryvkin),
Self-chosen goals, incentives, and effort (with Sebastian J. Goerg and Sebastian Kube) [working paper]
Entry in group contests (with Luke Boosey and Dmitry Ryvkin) [link]
Last update: February 2021