Associate Professor Steven Tucker

Steven Tucker

Associate Professor of Economics
Director of Waikato Experimental Economics Laboratory (WEEL)
Graduate Convenor, Economics



Experimental Economics, Financial Markets, Environmental Economics, Social Dilemma

Qualifications: Ph.D. Economics, Purdue University

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Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: MSB.2.12
Phone: +64 7 837 9299

Papers Taught

About Steven

Steven Tucker is an Associate Professor of Economics and has been with The University of Waikato since 2012.  He is also a senior research associate with the Economic Science Lab at The University of Arizona.  He is an expert in experimental economics and applies the research method to a variety of areas, e.g. financial markets, social dilemmas, environmental economics, etc…

He is the founder and director of the Waikato Experimental Economics Laboratory (WEEL).

Recent Publications

  • Hess, S., Lancsar, E., Mariel, P., Meyerhoff, J., Song, F., van den Broek-Altenburg, E., . . . Zuidgeest, M. (2022). The path towards herd immunity: Predicting COVID-19 vaccination uptake through results from a stated choice study across six continents. Social Science and Medicine, 298, 114800. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.114800

  • Deck, C., Servátka, M., & Tucker, S. (2020). Designing call auction institutions to eliminate price bubbles: Is English Dutch the best?. American Economic Review: Insights, 2(2), 225-236. doi:10.1257/aeri.20190244

  • Eppink, F. V., Hanley, N., & Tucker, S. (2019). How best to present complex ecosystem information in stated preference studies?. Ecological Economics, 158, 20-25. doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.12.020

  • Xu, Y., Xu, X., & Tucker, S. (2018). Ambiguity attitudes in the loss domain: Decisions for self versus others. Economics Letters, 170, 100-103. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2018.06.003

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