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Professor Philip Grossman

Organisation: Department of Economics
Title: Professor
Qualifications: PhD University of Virginia


Professor Philip J. Grossman's primary research interests include Behavioral Economics and Public Economics.  His specific research interests include the economics of charitable giving, leadership, and gender differences.  His work has been published in The Economic Journal, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Games and Economic Behavior, Economic Inquiry, Experimental Economics, and Public Choice.


Office: Clayton Campus
Room E855, Building 11
Monash University Vic 3800
Telephone: +61 3 9902 0052
Fax: +61 3 9905 5476


Selected Publications: Li, S., Eckel, C.C., Grossman, P.J., & Larson. T. (Forthcoming).  Giving to Government:Voluntary Taxation in the Lab.  Journal of Public Economics.

Grossman, P.J., & Lugovskyy, O. (2011). An Experimental Test of the Strength of Gender Stereotypes. Economic Inquiry, 49(2), 598-611.

Komai, M., & Grossman, P.J. (2009). Leadership and Group Size: An Experiment.  Economic Letters, 105(1), 20-22.

Eckel, C.C., & Grossman, P.J. (2008). Forecasting Risk Attitudes: An Experimental Study Using Actual and Forecast Gamble Choices. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 68(1), 1-17.

Crumpler, H., & Grossman, P.J. (2008). An Experimental Test of Warm Glow Giving. Journal of Public Economics, 92(5-6), 1011-1021.

Eckel, C.C., & Grossman, P.J. (2003). Rebates and Matching:  Does How We Subsidize Charitable Contributions Matter? Journal of Public Economics, 87(3-4), 681-701.

Eckel, C.C., & Grossman, P.J. (2001). Chivalry and Solidarity:  Gender and Race in Ultimatum Bargaining Games.  Economic Inquiry, 39(2), 171-188.

Ball, S., Eckel, C.C., Grossman, P.J., & Zame, W. (2001). Status in Markets. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 116(1), 161-188.

Eckel, C.C., & Grossman, P.J. (1998). Are Women Less Selfish than Men?  Evidence from Dictator Experiments. Economic Journal, 108(448), 726-735.

Eckel, C.C., & Grossman, P.J. (1996). Altruism in Anonymous Dictator Games. Games and Economic Behavior, 16(2), 181-191.

Working Papers Holding Fast: The Persistence and Dominance of Gender Stereotypes

Experiment Materials