Dreber Almenberg, Anna

Associate Professor
Department of Economics



Apicella, Coren L., Anna Dreber & Johanna Möllerström. "Salivary testosterone change following monetary wins and losses predicts future financial risk-taking." Psychoneuroendocrinology, 39: 58-64.

Cárdenas, Juan-Camilo, Anna Dreber, Emma von Essen & Eva Ranehill. "Gender and Cooperation in Children: Experiments in Colombia and Sweden." PLoS ONE, forthcoming.
Dreber, Anna, Drew Fudenberg & David G. Rand. "Who Cooperates in Repeated Games? The Role of Altruism, Inequity Aversion, and Demographics." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 98: 41-55.

Rand, David G., Anna Dreber, Omar Haque, Rob Kane, Martin A. Nowak and Sarah Coakley. "Religious Motivations for Cooperation: An Experimental Investigating using Explicit Primes." Religion, Brain and Behavior, 4(1): 31-48.

Bernard, Mark, Anna Dreber, Pontus Strimling & Kimmo Eriksson. "The Subgroup Problem: Voting on Extractions from a Common Pool Resource with Varying Degrees of Polycentricity." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 91: 122-130.

Dreber, Anna, Tore Ellingsen, Magnus Johannesson & David G. Rand. "Do People Care About Social Context? Framing Effects in Dictator Games." Experimental Economics, 16(3): 349-371.

Dreber, Anna, Emma von Essen & Eva Ranehill. "Gender and Competition in Adolescence: Tasks Matter." Forthcoming, Experimental Economics.

Dreber, Anna, Christer Gerdes and Patrik Gränsmark. "Beauty Queens and Battling Knights: Risk Taking and Attractiveness in Chess." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 90: 1-18.

Dreber, Anna, Christer Gerdes, Patrik Gränsmark and Anthony C. Little. "Facial Masculinity Predicts Risk and Time Preferences in High-Level Chess Players." Applied Economics Letters, 20(16): 1477-1480.


Cárdenas, Juan-Camilo, Anna Dreber, Emma von Essen & Eva Ranehill. “Gender differences in competitiveness and risk taking: comparing children in Colombia and Sweden,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 83(1): 11-23.

Fudenberg, Drew, David G. Rand & Anna Dreber. "Slow to Anger and Fast to Forgive: Cooperation in an Uncertain World," American Economic Review, 102: 720-749.


Almenberg, Johan & Anna Dreber. “When Does the Price Affect the Taste? Results from a Wine Experiment,” Journal of Wine Economics, 6(1), 110-121.

Apicella, Coren L., Anna Dreber, Peter B. Gray, Moshe Hoffman, Anthony C. Little & Benjamin C. Campbell. “Androgens and Competitiveness in Men,” Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics, 4(1), 54-62.

Dreber, Anna, Emma von Essen & Eva Ranehill. "Outrunning the Gender Gap – Boys and Girls Compete Equally." Experimental Economics, 14(4), 567-582. .

Dreber, Anna, David G. Rand, Nils Wernerfelt, Justin R. Garcia, Miguel G. Vilar, J. Koji Lum & Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Dopamine and Risk Choices in Different Domains: Findings Among Serious Tournament Bridge Players." Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 43:19-38.


Campbell, Benjamin C., Anna Dreber, Coren L. Apicella, Dan T.A. Eisenberg, Peter B. Gray, Anthony C. Little, Justin R. Garcia, Richard S. Zamore & J. Koji Lum. “Testosterone Exposure, Dopaminergic Reward, and Sensation-Seeking in Young Men,” Physiology and Behavior, 99(4), 451-456.

Eisenberg, DTA, CL Apicella, BC Campbell, A Dreber, JR Garcia & JK Lum. “Assortative Human Pair-Bonding for Partner Ancestry and Allelic Variation of the Dopamine Receptor D4 (DRD4) Gene,” Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (Special Issue on Cultural Neuroscience), 5, 194-202.


Almenberg, J & A Dreber. “Lady and the Trump: Status and Wealth in the Marriage Market,” Kyklos, 62(2), 161-181.

Cushman, FA, A Dreber, Y Wang & J Costa. “Accidental Outcomes Guide Punishment in a ‘Trembling Hand’ Game”, PLoS ONE, 4(8), e6699.

Dreber, A, CL Apicella, DTA Eisenberg, JR Garcia, R Zamore, JK Lum & BC Campbell. “The 7R Polymorphism in the Dopamine Receptor D4 Gene (DRD4) is associated with financial risk-taking in men,” Evolution and Human Behavior, 30(2), 85-92.

Pfeiffer, T, DG Rand & A Dreber. ”Human Strategies for Solving Complex Problems: Scientific Decision Making,” PLoS ONE, 4(2), e4607.

Rand, DG, A Dreber, T Ellingsen, D Fudenberg & MA Nowak. ”Positive Interactions Promote Public Cooperation, ” Science, 325(5945), 1272-1275.

Rand, DG, T Pfeiffer, A Dreber, RW Sheketoff, NC Wernerfelt & Y Benkler. "Dynamic Remodeling of In-group Bias During the 2008 Presidential Election," PNAS, 106(15), 6187-6191.


Apicella, CL, A Dreber, BC Campbell, PB Gray, M Hoffman & AC Little. “Testosterone and Financial Risk Preferences, Evolution and Human Behavior, 29(6), 384-390.

Dreber, A & M Johannesson. “Gender Differences in Deception,” Economics Letters, 99(1), 197-199.

Dreber, A, DG Rand, D Fudenberg & MA Nowak. “Winners Don't Punish,” Nature, 452, 348-351.

Goldstein, R, J Almenberg, A Dreber, JW Emerson, A Herschkowitsch & J Katz. “Do More Expensive Wines Taste Better? Evidence from a Large Sample of Blind Tastings,” Journal of Wine Economics, 3(1), 1-9.