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Home | People | Aurélien Baillon

Aurélien Baillon

Research Fellow

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Research field
Behavioral Economics
Experimental Economics, Learning, Risk and Uncertainty


Aurélien Baillon is professor of economics of uncertainty at the Erasmus School of Economics, at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research interests include behavioral economics, experimental economics, learning, risk and uncertainty. Aurélien published, among others, in the American Economic Journal (2011, twice), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty and Games and Behavior. He received an NWO Veni grant in 2010, and NWO Vidi grant in 2014 and an ERC starting grant in 2016. Learn more about Aurélien on his personal website.

Key publications

List of publications

Baillon, A., Capuno, J., O'Donnell, O., Tan, C.A. and van Wilgenburg, K. (2022). Persistent effects of temporary incentives: Evidence from a nationwide health insurance experiment Journal of Health Economics, 81:.

Baillon, A., Halevy, Y. and Li, C. (2022). Experimental elicitation of ambiguity attitude using the random incentive system Experimental Economics, :.

Baillon, A., Kraft, A., O\textquoterightDonnell, O. and van Wilgenburg, K. (2022). A behavioral decomposition of willingness to pay for health insurance Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, :.

Baillon, A., Halevy, Y. and Li, C. (2022). Randomize at Your Own Risk: On the Observability of Ambiguity Aversion Econometrica, 90(3):1085--1107.

Baillon, A., Bleichrodt, H. and Granic, G. (2022). Incentives in Surveys Journal of Economic Psychology, :.

Johnson, C., Baillon, A., Bleichrodt, H., Li, Z., van Dolder, D. and Wakker, P.P. (2021). Prince: An Improved Method For Measuring Incentivized Preferences Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, in press:.

Baillon, A., Bleichrodt, H., Li, C. and Wakker, PeterP. (2021). Belief hedges: Measuring ambiguity for all events and all models Journal of Economic Theory, 198:.

Baillon, A. and L\textquoterightHaridon, O. (2020). Discrete Arrow–Pratt indexes for risk and uncertainty Economic Theory, :.

Baillon, A. and Placido, L. (2019). Testing constant absolute and relative ambiguity aversion Journal of Economic Theory, 181:309--332.

Baillon, A., Bleichrodt, H., Emirmahmutoglu, A. and Jaspersen, J. (2019). When Risk Perception Gets in the Way: Probability Weighting and Underprevention Operations Research, Accepted:.

Baillon, A., Huang, Zhenxing, Selim, A. and Wakker, P.P. (2018). Measuring Ambiguity Attitudes for All (Natural) Events Econometrica, 86(5):1839--1858.

Baillon, A., Schlesinger, H. and van de Kuilen, G. (2018). Measuring higher order ambiguity preferences Experimental Economics, 21(2):233--256.

Baillon, A. and Emirmahmutoglu, A. (2018). Zooming in on ambiguity attitudes International Economic Review, 59(4):.

Baillon, A. and Emirmahmutoglu, A. (2018). Zooming in on ambiguity attitudes International Economic Review, 59(4):.

Baillon, A., Liu, N. and van Dolder, D. (2017). Comparing Uncertainty Aversion towards Different Sources Theory and Decision, 83(1):1--18.

Baillon, A. (2017). Prudence with respect to ambiguity Economic Journal, 127(604):1731--1755.

Bleichrodt, H., Baillon, A., Huang, Z. and Potter van Loon, R.J.D. (2017). Measuring ambiguity attitude: (extended) multiplier preferences for the American and the Dutch population Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 54(3):269--281.

Baillon, A., Bleichrodt, H., Liu, N. and Wakker, P.P. (2016). Group Decision Rules and Group Rationality under Risk Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 52(2):99--116.

Baillon, A., Koellinger, P.D. and Treffers, T. (2016). Sadder but wiser: The effects of emotional states on ambiguity attitudes Journal of Economic Psychology, 53(April):67--82.

Baillon, A., Bleichrodt, H. and Cillo, A. (2015). A Tailor-Made Test of Intransitive Choice Operations Research, 63(1):198--211.

Baillon, A. and Bleichrodt, H. (2015). Testing ambiguity models through the measurement of probabilities for gains and losses American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 7(2):77--100.

Baillon, A., Cabantous, L. and Wakker, P.P. (2012). Aggregating Imprecise or Conflicting Beliefs: An Experimental Investigation Using Modern Ambiguity Theories Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 44(2):115--147.

Baillon, A., Driesen, B. and Wakker, P.P. (2012). Relative Concave Utility for Risk and Ambiguity Games and Economic Behavior, 75(2):481--489.

Abdellaoui, M., Baillon, A., Placido, L. and Wakker, P.P. (2011). The Rich Domain of Uncertainty: Source Functions and Their Experimental Implementation. American Economic Review, 101(2):695--723.

Baillon, A., l'Haridon, O. and Placido, L. (2011). Ambiguity Models and the Machina Paradoxes American Economic Review, 101(4):1547--1560.