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Leonardo Bursztyn

Department of Economics
University of Chicago
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NBER Working Papers and Publications

June 2017Polls, the Press, and Political Participation: The Effects of Anticipated Election Closeness on Voter Turnout
with Davide Cantoni, Patricia Funk, Noam Yuchtman: w23490
May 2017From Extreme to Mainstream: How Social Norms Unravel
with Georgy Egorov, Stefano Fiorin: w23415
Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards
with Bruno Ferman, Stefano Fiorin, Martin Kanz, Gautam Rao: w23414
January 2017'Acting Wife': Marriage Market Incentives and Labor Market Investments
with Thomas Fujiwara, Amanda Pallais: w23043

Published: Leonardo Bursztyn & Thomas Fujiwara & Amanda Pallais, 2017. "‘Acting Wife’: Marriage Market Incentives and Labor Market Investments," American Economic Review, vol 107(11), pages 3288-3319.

Cool to be Smart or Smart to be Cool? Understanding Peer Pressure in Education
with Georgy Egorov, Robert Jensen: w23020
December 2016Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance during World War II
with Philipp Ager, Hans-Joachim Voth: w22992
Social Image and Economic Behavior in the Field: Identifying, Understanding and Shaping Social Pressure
with Robert Jensen: w23013

Published: Leonardo Bursztyn & Robert Jensen, 2017. "Social Image and Economic Behavior in the Field: Identifying, Understanding, and Shaping Social Pressure," Annual Review of Economics, vol 9(1), pages 131-153. citation courtesy of

October 2015Moral Incentives in Credit Card Debt Repayment: Evidence from a Field Experiment
with Stefano Fiorin, Daniel Gottlieb, Martin Kanz: w21611
November 2014How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?
with Robert Jensen: w20714

Published: Leonardo Bursztyn & Robert Jensen, 2015. "How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol 130(3), pages 1329-1367. citation courtesy of

August 2014A Tear in the Iron Curtain: The Impact of Western Television on Consumption Behavior
with Davide Cantoni: w20403

Published: Leonardo Bursztyn & Davide Cantoni, 2016. "A Tear in the Iron Curtain: The Impact of Western Television on Consumption Behavior," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol 98(1), pages 25-41. citation courtesy of

May 2014Identifying Ideology: Experimental Evidence on Anti-Americanism in Pakistan
with Michael Callen, Bruno Ferman, Saad Gulzar, Ali Hasanain, Noam Yuchtman: w20153
July 2012Understanding Peer Effects in Financial Decisions: Evidence from a Field Experiment
with Florian Ederer, Bruno Ferman, Noam Yuchtman: w18241

Published: “Understanding Mechanisms Underlying Peer Effects: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Decisions” (with Florian Ederer, Bruno Ferman, and Noam Yuchtman) Econometrica, 82(4): 1273-1301 (2014)

October 2009The Environment and Directed Technical Change
with Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, David Hemous: w15451

Published: Daron Acemoglu & Philippe Aghion & Leonardo Bursztyn & David Hemous, 2012. "The Environment and Directed Technical Change," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(1), pages 131-66, February. citation courtesy of

 
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