How to Raise Money Without Killing a Kitten (Ep. 141)

...who is no stranger to this blog’s readers, give us the gospel of fundraising — what works, what doesn’t, and why. List and economist Uri Gneezy write about the science...

Are Men Really More Competitive Than Women?

...Gneezy and John List and Columbia professor Kenneth Leonard performed a controlled experiment to test this question, and published their results in the new working paper, “Gender Differences in Competition:...

Preschool for Everyone?

...actual demonstrated benefits of early education. As Freakonomics guest contributors John List and Uri Gneezy wrote here a few months ago, there’s a frustrating lack of information on how effective...

How to Maximize Pay-What-You-Wish Pricing

...pricing with an appeal to charity. Ayelet Gneezy, a marketing professor at the University of California-San Diego, conducted a field experiment at a theme park (sample size: over 113,000). Gneezy...

Charity and the Beauty Effect

(Photo: John Martinez Pavliga) John List and Uri Gneezy have appeared on our blog many times. This guest post is part a series adapted from their new book The Why...

Does Early Education Reduce the Achievement Gap?

John List and Uri Gneezy have appeared on our blog many times. This guest post is part a series adapted from their new book The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and...

What Makes People Do What They Do?

(Photo: 401kcalculator.org) John List and Uri Gneezy have appeared on our blog many times. This guest post is part a series adapted from their new book The Why Axis: Hidden...

How to End (Price) Discrimination

(Photo: Steve A Johnson) John List and Uri Gneezy have appeared on our blog many times. This guest post is part a series adapted from their new book The Why...

A Unified Theory of Why Women Earn Less

John List and Uri Gneezy have appeared on our blog many times. This guest post is part a series adapted from their new book The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and...

How Can We Save Ourselves From Ourselves?

John List and Uri Gneezy have appeared on our blog many times. This guest post is part a series adapted from their new book The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and...