NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Working Group on Behavioral Economics


2015
w21174 Vladimir Gimpelson
Daniel Treisman

Misperceiving Inequality

w21160 Saurabh Bhargava
George Loewenstein
Justin Sydnor

Do Individuals Make Sensible Health Insurance Decisions? Evidence from a Menu with Dominated Options

w21141 Daniel R. Feenberg
Ina Ganguli
Patrick Gaule
Jonathan Gruber

It's Good to be First: Order Bias in Reading and Citing NBER Working Papers

w21127 Marcel Fafchamps
Ruth Vargas Hill

Redistribution and Group Participation: Comparative Experimental Evidence from Africa and the UK

w21105 Roland Bénabou
Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

Forbidden Fruits: The Political Economy of Science, Religion, and Growth

w21102 Timothy (Jun) Lu
Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen P. Utkus
Jean A. Young

Borrowing from the Future: 401(k) Plan Loans and Loan Defaults

w21095 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Jawwad Noor

Delay Functions as the Foundation of Time Preference: Testing for Separable Discounted Utility

w21075 Chunxin Jia
Yaping Wang
Wei Xiong

Social Trust and Differential Reactions of Local and Foreign Investors to Public News

w21068 James Berry
Dean Karlan
Menno Pradhan

The Impact of Financial Education for Youth in Ghana

w21060 Clemens Sialm
Hanjiang Zhang

Tax-Efficient Asset Management: Evidence from Equity Mutual Funds

w21052 Roland Bénabou
Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

Religion and Innovation

w21048 Daniel Gottlieb
Olivia S. Mitchell

Narrow Framing and Long-Term Care Insurance

w21009 Jimmy Charité
Raymond Fisman
Ilyana Kuziemko

Reference Points and Redistributive Preferences: Experimental Evidence

w20982 Uri Gneezy
Alex Imas
John List

Estimating Individual Ambiguity Aversion: A Simple Approach

w20974 Harrison Hong
Áureo de Paula
Vishal Singh

Hoard Behavior and Commodity Bubbles

w20969 Richard G. Newell
Juha V. Siikamaki

Individual Time Preferences and Energy Efficiency

w20949 Jeffrey R. Brown
Anne M. Farrell
Scott J. Weisbenner

Decision-Making Approaches and the Propensity to Default: Evidence and Implications

w20948 Keith M. Ericson
John Myles White
David Laibson
Jonathan D. Cohen

Money Earlier or Later? Simple Heuristics Explain Intertemporal Choices Better than Delay Discounting

w20942 Matthew Backus
Tom Blake
Dimitriy V. Masterov
Steven Tadelis

Is Sniping A Problem For Online Auction Markets?

w20940 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
James E. West

The Impact of Intergroup Contact on Racial Attitudes and Revealed Preferences

w20928 Raj Chetty
Behavioral Economics and Public Policy: A Pragmatic Perspective

w20918 Jonathan Guryan
James S. Kim
Kyung Park

Motivation and Incentives in Education: Evidence from a Summer Reading Experiment

w20910 Koichiro Ito
Takanori Ida
Makoto Tanaka

The Persistence of Moral Suasion and Economic Incentives: Field Experimental Evidence from Energy Demand

w20909 Victor Lavy
Edith Sand

On The Origins of Gender Human Capital Gaps: Short and Long Term Consequences of Teachers’ Stereotypical Biases

w20897 Daniel Houser
John A. List
Marco Piovesan
Anya Savikhin Samek
Joachim Winter

On the Origins of Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

w20885 Sara Lowes
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson
Jonathan Weigel

Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT)

w20877 Omar Al-Ubaydli
John A. List

Do Natural Field Experiments Afford Researchers More or Less Control than Laboratory Experiments? A Simple Model

w20875 Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer
Robert Vishny

Neglected Risks: The Psychology of Financial Crises

w20870 Michael Price
Using Field Experiments to Address Environmental Externalities and Resource Scarcity: Major Lessons Learned and New Directions for Future Research

w20866 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis

Sacred Values? The Effect of Information on Attitudes toward Payments for Human Organs

w20834 Miles S. Kimball
Cognitive Economics


2014
w20809 Shahzeen Z. Attari
Gautam Gowrisankaran
Troy Simpson
Sabine M. Marx

Does Information Feedback from In-Home Devices Reduce Electricity Use? Evidence from a Field Experiment

w20794 John F. Helliwell
Shawn Grover

How's Life at Home? New Evidence on Marriage and the Set Point for Happiness

w20788 Muriel Niederle
Gender

w20777 Sergey Chernenko
Samuel G. Hanson
Adi Sunderam

The Rise and Fall of Demand for Securitizations

w20770 Supreet Kaur
Nominal Wage Rigidity in Village Labor Markets

w20718 Dayanand S. Manoli
Nicholas Turner

Nudges and Learning: Evidence from Informational Interventions for Low-Income Taxpayers

w20712 Stephen Foerster
Juhani T. Linnainmaa
Brian T. Melzer
Alessandro Previtero

Retail Financial Advice: Does One Size Fit All?

w20706 J. Scott Holladay
Michael K. Price
Marianne Wanamaker

The Perverse Impact of Calling for Energy Conservation

w20696 Lara B. Aknin
Guy Mayraz
John F. Helliwell

The Emotional Consequences of Donation Opportunities

w20695 Steffen Andersen
Uri Gneezy
Alec Brandon
John A. List

Toward an Understanding of Reference-Dependent Labor Supply: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment

w20691 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Alp Simsek
Wei Xiong

A Welfare Criterion for Models with Distorted Beliefs

w20682 Kewei Hou
Chen Xue
Lu Zhang

A Comparison of New Factor Models

w20680 Yiqun Chen
Frank Sloan

Subjective Beliefs, Deterrence, and the Propensity to Drive While Intoxicated

w20664 Elliott Ash
W. Bentley MacLeod

Intrinsic Motivation in Public Service: Theory and Evidence from State Supreme Courts

w20660 Benjamin Chabot
Eric Ghysels
Ravi Jagannathan

Momentum Trading, Return Chasing, and Predictable Crashes

w20659 Benjamin N. York
Susanna Loeb

One Step at a Time: The Effects of an Early Literacy Text Messaging Program for Parents of Preschoolers

w20651 Zhi Da
Ravi Jagannathan
Jianfeng Shen

Growth Expectations, Dividend Yields, and Future Stock Returns

w20649 James Andreoni
Alison Sanchez

Do Beliefs Justify Actions or Do Actions Justify Beliefs? An Experiment on Stated Beliefs, Revealed Beliefs, and Social-Image Manipulation

w20644 Shawn J. McCoy
Randall P. Walsh

W.U.I. on Fire: Risk, Salience & Housing Demand

w20614 Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla
Tatjana Schimetschek

Will They Take the Money and Work? An Empirical Analysis of People's Willingness to Delay Claiming Social Security Benefits for a Lump Sum

w20609 Adam M. Lavecchia
Heidi Liu
Philip Oreopoulos

Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities

w20604 Henry S. Farber
Why You Can't Find a Taxi in the Rain and Other Labor Supply Lessons from Cab Drivers

w20600 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert

Saving for a (not so) Rainy Day: A Randomized Evaluation of Savings Groups in Mali

w20497 Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm
Lise Vesterlund
Huan Xie

Why Do People Give? Testing Pure and Impure Altruism

w20496 Jonathan Zinman
Household Debt: Facts, Puzzles, Theories, and Policies

w20480 Andrea M. Buffa
Dimitri Vayanos
Paul Woolley

Asset Management Contracts and Equilibrium Prices

w20476 Alex Edmans
Luis Goncalves-Pinto
Yanbo Wang
Moqi Xu

Strategic News Releases in Equity Vesting Months

w20458 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Monica Singhal

Tax Morale

w20440 William Goetzmann
Elena Mamonova
Christophe Spaenjers

The Economics of Aesthetics and Three Centuries of Art Price Records

w20439 Kent Daniel
Tobias J. Moskowitz

Momentum Crashes

w20437 Lorenz Kueng
Tax News: Identifying Tax Expectations from Municipal Bonds with an Application to Household Consumption

w20401 Benjamin J. Keys
Devin G. Pope
Jaren C. Pope

Failure to Refinance

w20387 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert
Christopher Udry

Self-Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

w20385 Hannah Trachtman
Andrew Steinkruger
Mackenzie Wood
Adam Wooster
James Andreoni
James J. Murphy
Justin M. Rao

Fair Weather Avoidance: Unpacking Costs and Benefits in Replication of 'Avoiding the Ask'

w20384 Byungkyu Lee
Dalton Conley

Does the Gender of Offspring Affect Parental Political Orientation?

w20381 Keith M Marzilli Ericson
On the Interaction of Memory and Procrastination: Implications for Reminders

w20378 Judd B. Kessler
Alvin E. Roth

Don't Take 'No' For An Answer: An Experiment With Actual Organ Donor Registrations

w20363 Hunt Allcott
Paternalism and Energy Efficiency: An Overview

w20347 Christopher A. Parsons
Johan Sulaeman
Sheridan Titman

The Geography of Financial Misconduct

w20343 Eric J. Allen
Patricia M. Dechow
Devin G. Pope
George Wu

Reference-Dependent Preferences: Evidence from Marathon Runners

w20320 David Bradford
Charles Courtemanche
Garth Heutel
Patrick McAlvanah
Christopher Ruhm

Time Preferences and Consumer Behavior

w20318 Brigitte C. Madrian
Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design

w20300 Alex Edmans
Lucius Li
Chendi Zhang

Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around The World

w20298 Lorenz Kueng
Evgeny Yakovlev

How Persistent Are Consumption Habits? Micro-Evidence from Russia's Alcohol Market

w20295 Bart J. Bronnenberg
Jean-Pierre Dubé
Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Do Pharmacists Buy Bayer? Informed Shoppers and the Brand Premium

w20290 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez
László Sándor

What Policies Increase Prosocial Behavior? An Experiment with Referees at the Journal of Public Economics

w20282 Itamar Drechsler
Qingyi Freda Drechsler

The Shorting Premium and Asset Pricing Anomalies

w20268 Bruce I. Carlin
Li Jiang
Stephen A. Spiller

Learning Millennial-Style

w20266 Mark Jacobsen
Jacob LaRiviere
Michael Price

Public Goods Provision in the Presence of Heterogeneous Green Preferences

w20261 Santosh Anagol
Thomas Fujiwara

The Runner-Up Effect

w20240 John Komlos
Behavioral Indifference Curves

w20190 Daniel Andrei
Bruce Carlin
Michael Hasler

Model Disagreement and Economic Outlook

w20184 James Andreoni
Andy Brownback

Grading on a Curve, and other Effects of Group Size on All-Pay Auctions

w20170 Greg Fischer
Dean Karlan
Margaret McConnell
Pia Raffler

To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda

w20154 Stefano Giglio
Matteo Maggiori
Johannes Stroebel

No-Bubble Condition: Model-free Tests in Housing Markets

w20152 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi

House Price Gains and U.S. Household Spending from 2002 to 2006

w20146 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

How Did Distributional Preferences Change During the Great Recession?

w20145 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

The Distributional Preferences of Americans

w20135 Julian C. Jamison
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

w20133 Stefano Giglio
Matteo Maggiori
Johannes Stroebel

Very Long-Run Discount Rates

w20132 John A. List
Anya Savikhin Samek

The Behavioralist as Nutritionist: Leveraging Behavioral Economics To Improve Child Food Choice and Consumption

w20127 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
When Consumers Do Not Make an Active Decision: Dynamic Default Rules and their Equilibrium Effects

w20125 Alexander L. Brown
Joanna N. Lahey

Small Victories: Creating Intrinsic Motivation in Savings and Debt Reduction

w20106 Pedro Bordalo
Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Stereotypes

w20072 Robert F. Stambaugh
Investment Noise and Trends

w20047 Dean Karlan
Daniel H. Wood

The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment

w20013 Kala Krishna
Saziye P. Akyol

Preferences, Selection, and Value Added: A Structural Approach

w20007 Michael Hallsworth
John List
Robert Metcalfe
Ivo Vlaev

The Behavioralist As Tax Collector: Using Natural Field Experiments to Enhance Tax Compliance

w19986 Werner Erhard
Michael C. Jensen

Putting integrity Into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach

w19897 Michael Woodford
An Optimizing Neuroeconomic Model of Discrete Choice

w19874 Alberto Bisin
Kyle Hyndman

Present-Bias, Procrastination and Deadlines in a Field Experiment

w19863 Dean Karlan
Leigh L. Linden

Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

w19862 Philip J. Cook
Kenneth Dodge
George Farkas
Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Susan Mayer
Harold Pollack
Laurence Steinberg

The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago

w19832 Stefano DellaVigna
John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier
Gautam Rao

Voting to Tell Others

w19827 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

w19817 Alex Chinco
Christopher Mayer

Misinformed Speculators and Mispricing in the Housing Market

w19799 Dalida Kadyrzhanova
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf

Governing Misvalued Firms

w19798 Hyun-Soo Choi
Harrison Hong
Jeffrey Kubik
Jeffrey P. Thompson

When Real Estate is the Only Game in Town


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