Prof. Ori Weisel

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Prof. Ori Weisel
Phone: 073-3803140
Office: Recanati - Business Administration, 440

Short Biography

I am a senior lecturer in the Organizational Behavior group at the Coller School of Management. I received my PhD Social Psychology and Rationality in 2011 from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and afterwards I was a research fellow in the Max Planck Institute for Economics in Jena, Germany, and in the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics at the University of Nottingham.


2002:              BA in Computer Science and Humanities, Tel Aviv University, Israel

2005:               MA in Cognitive Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

2011:                PhD in Social Psychology and Rationality, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

2011-2013:      Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena Germany

2013-2016:      Research Fellow, CeDEx, University of Nottingham

2016-current:   Senior Lecturer, Organizational Behavior, Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University

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Fields of interest

Cooperation; Negative consequences of cooperation; Unethical behavior in collaborative settings;
Determinants of intra- and inter-group conflict and cooperation;
Cooperation and competition in social dilemmas under uncertainty


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Peer reviewed journals 

(* authors ordered alphabetically, ** student first author)


* Fallucchi, F., Fatas, E., Kölle, F., & Weisel, O. (forthcoming, Experimental Economics). Not all Group Members are created Equal: Heterogeneous Abilities in Inter-group Contests.

Weisel, O. (2019). Do people always invest less in attack than defense? Possible qualifying factors. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 42.

* Crosetto, P., Weisel, O., & Winter, F. (2019). A flexible z-Tree and oTree implementation of the Social Value Orientation Slider Measure. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance. 23, 46 – 53.

** Vainapel, S., Weisel, O., Zultan, R., & Shalvi, S. (2018). Group moral discount: Diffusing blame when judging group members. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. 32(2), 212 – 228.

Soraperra, I., Weisel, O., & Ploner, M. (2018). Giving to, and taking from, Max and Moritz: How victim type and social value orientation affect dishonest behavior. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. 32(2), 168 - 178.

** Weber T., Weisel, O., & Gächter, S. (2018). Dispositional free riders do not free ride on punishment. Nature Communications. 9(1), 2390.

* Kurschilgen, M., Morell, A., & Weisel, O. (2017). Internal conflict, market uniformity, and transparency in price competition between teams. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 144, 121-132.

Soraperra, I., Weisel, O., Zultan, R., Kochavi, S., Leib, M., Shalev, H., & Shalvi, S. (2017). The bad consequences of teamwork. Economics Letters. 160, 12-15.

Weisel, O., & Zultan, R. (2016). Social motives in intergroup conflict: Group Identity and Perceived Target of Threat. European Economic Review. 90, 122-133.

* Güth, W., Levínský, R., Pull, & Weisel, O. (2016). Tournaments and piece rates revisited: A theoretical and experimental study of output-dependent prize tournaments. Review of Economic Design. 20 (1), 69-88.

Weisel, O., & Shalvi, S. (2015). The collaborative roots of corruption. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112 (34), 10651-10656.

Weisel, O., & Böhm, R. (2015). Ingroup Love and Outgroup Hate in Intergroup Conflict Between Natural Groups. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 60, 110-120.

Weisel, O. (2015). Negative and positive externalities in intergroup conflict: Exposure to the opportunity to help the outgroup reduces the inclination to harm it. Frontiers in Psychology. 6.

Halevy, N., Kreps, T., Weisel, O., & Goldenberg, A. (2015). Morality in Intergroup Conflict. Current Opinion in Psychology. 6, 10-14.

Israel, S., Weisel, O., Ebstein, R. P., & Bornstein, G. (2012). Oxytocin, but not vasopressin, increases both parochial and universal altruism. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 37, 1341-1344.

Halevy, N., Weisel, O., & Bornstein, G. (2012). In-Group "Love" and Out-Group "Hate" in Repeated Interaction between Groups: Overcoming a History of Conflict. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. 25, 188-195.

* Bornstein, G., & Weisel, O. (2010). Punishment, Cooperation, and Cheater Detection in “Noisy” Social Exchange. Games. 1, 18-33.


Book chapters

Shalvi, S., Weisel, O., Kochavi-Gamliel, S. & Leib, M. (2016). Corrupt collaboration: A behavioral ethics approach. In Van Prooijen, J. W., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (Eds.), Cheating, Corruption, and Concealment. Cambridge University Press.

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