"Reciprocity in a Two-Part Dictator Game" with L. Putterman, F. Kong, D. Magan, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2004
Economics, Values, and Organization, (ed.), with L. Putterman, Cambridge University Press, 1998, 2001 (PB), 2005 (Peking U Press)
"Employee Buyout in a Bargaining Game with Asymmetric Information," with B. Jun, American Economic Review, 1996
"Employee Participation, Ownership, and Productivity: A Theoretical Framework," with D. Jones, Industrial Relations, 1995
"Who Benefits from the Nonprofit Sector? Reforming Law and Public Policy Towards Nonprofit Organizations," Yale Law Journal, 1994
"Basic Issues in Organizations: A Comparative Perspective," with J. Montias and E. Neuberger, Journal of Comparative Economics, 1993
"The Shifting Boundaries of the Mixed Economy and the Future of the Nonprofit Sector", Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 2002,
"Learning: What and How? An Empirical Study of Adjustments in Workplace Organization Structure", Avner Ben-Ner and Stephanie Lluis, Industrial Relations, January 2011, vol. 50(1):76-108.
"Personality and Altruism in the Dictator Game: Relationship to Giving to Kin, Collaborators, Competitors, and Neutrals". Appendix. Avner Ben-Ner and Amit Kramer, Personality and Individual Differences, 2011
"A Sectoral Comparison of Wage Levels and Wage Inequality in Human Services Industries," Avner Ben-Ner, Darla Flint Paulson and Ting Ren, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 2011
"Trusting and Trustworthiness: What Are They, How to Measure Them, and What Affects Them?" Avner Ben-Ner and Freyr Halldorsson, Journal of Economic Psychology, 2010, 31(1):64-79.
"Trust, Communication and Contracts: An Experiment," with Louis Putterman, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2009
"Identity and In-group/Out-group Differentiation in Work and Giving Behaviors: Experimental Evidence, Avner Ben-Ner, Brian McCall, Massoud Stephane and Hua Wang, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 2009, 72(1), pp. 153-170.
Member of Faculty Consultative Committee, University of Minnesota, 2011-2014
Program Chair for Public and Nonprofit Division of Academy of Management, 2011
Affiliated Professor, University of Minnesota Law School
Structure and performance in for-profit, nonprofit and government organizations
Editorial Board of Nonprofit Management and Leadership; Division of Labor and Transaction Costs; Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity
Past President, Association for Comparative Economic Studies
The role of identity, personality, cognitive ability, ethics and values, and of social, religious, and cultural influences on trust and cooperation, behavior and organizational design.
Research Grant, "A Comparative Study of Organizational Structure, Behavior and Performance in For-Profit Firms, Government Organizations, and Nonprofit Organizations", Aspen Institute ($150,000), 2005-2007
Two articles reprinted in The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series, Edward Elgar Publishing (1996, 2004)
Determinants of Trusting and Trustworthiness: Laboratory Experiments?: The Russell Sage Foundation ($84,000; with Louis Putterman)
Human resource management and firm performance
Listed in Who's Who in Economics (Edward Elgar, Third Edition, 1999)
The place of the for-profit, nonprofit, and government sectors in the new economy