NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Working Group on Behavioral Economics Archive


2012
w18641 Ned Augenblick
Jesse M. Cunha
Ernesto Dal Bó
Justin M. Rao

The Economics of Faith: Using an Apocalyptic Prophecy to Elicit Religious Beliefs in the Field

w18630 Victor Iajya
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis
Robert Slonim

The Effects of Information, Social and Economic Incentives on Voluntary Undirected Blood Donations: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Argentina

w18621 Nicholas C. Barberis
Thirty Years of Prospect Theory in Economics: A Review and Assessment

w18619 Bruce I. Carlin
Francis A. Longstaff
Kyle Matoba

Disagreement and Asset Prices

w18582 Fabian Duarte
Justine S. Hastings

Fettered Consumers and Sophisticated Firms: Evidence from Mexico's Privatized Social Security Market

w18601 Daniel Gottlieb
Kent Smetters

Narrow Framing and Life Insurance

w18583 Hunt Allcott
Nathan Wozny

Gasoline Prices, Fuel Economy, and the Energy Paradox

w18580 Heather Royer
Mark F. Stehr
Justin R. Sydnor

Incentives, Commitments and Habit Formation in Exercise: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Workers at a Fortune-500 Company

w18576 Thomas Buser
Muriel Niederle
Hessel Oosterbeek

Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices

w18575 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian
Stephen P. Zeldes

What Makes Annuitization More Appealing?

w18565 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Soren Leth-Petersen
Torben Nielsen
Tore Olsen

Active vs. Passive Decisions and Crowdout in Retirement Savings Accounts: Evidence from Denmark

w18562 Cary Frydman
Nicholas Barberis
Colin Camerer
Peter Bossaerts
Antonio Rangel

Using Neural Data to Test a Theory of Investor Behavior: An Application to Realization Utility

w18560 Robert F. Stambaugh
Jianfeng Yu
Yu Yuan

Arbitrage Asymmetry and the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle

w18558 Andrea Frazzini
Lasse H. Pedersen

Embedded Leverage

w18555 Zhi Da
Ravi Jagannathan
Jianfeng Shen

Building Castles in the Air: Evidence from Industry IPO Waves

w18554 Stefan Nagel
Empirical Cross-Sectional Asset Pricing

w18548 Harrison Hong
David Sraer

Speculative Betas

w18547 Harrison Hong
David Sraer

Quiet Bubbles

w18543 Ulrike Malmendier
Klaus Schmidt

You Owe Me

w18511 Andreas Leibbrandt
John A. List

Do Women Avoid Salary Negotiations? Evidence from a Large Scale Natural Field Experiment

w18486 John F. Helliwell
Understanding and Improving the Social Context of Well-Being

w18468 Katherine Baicker
Sendhil Mullainathan
Joshua Schwartzstein

Behavioral Hazard in Health Insurance

w18453 Omar Al-Ubaydli
Steffen Andersen
Uri Gneezy
John A. List

Carrots that Look Like Sticks: Toward an Understanding of Multitasking Incentive Schemes

w18436 Ian Fillmore
Devin G. Pope

The Impact of Time Between Cognitive Tasks on Performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement Exams

w18400 Karl E. Case
Robert J. Shiller
Anne Thompson

What Have They Been Thinking? Home Buyer Behavior in Hot and Cold Markets

w18398 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Martin Oehmke

Bubbles, Financial Crises, and Systemic Risk

w18374 Daniel J. Benjamin
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Nichole Szembrot

Beyond Happiness and Satisfaction: Toward Well-Being Indices Based on Stated Preference

w18359 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
Consumer Inertia and Firm Pricing in the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Insurance Exchange

w18248 Justine Hastings
Jesse M. Shapiro

Mental Accounting and Consumer Choice: Evidence from Commodity Price Shocks

w18242 Malcolm Baker
Jeffrey Wurgler

Dividends as Reference Points: A Behavioral Signaling Approach

w18241 Leonardo Bursztyn
Florian Ederer
Bruno Ferman
Noam Yuchtman

Understanding Peer Effects in Financial Decisions: Evidence from a Field Experiment

w18232 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Emmanuel Saez

Using Differences in Knowledge Across Neighborhoods to Uncover the Impacts of the EITC on Earnings

w18231 Robert F. Stambaugh
Jianfeng Yu
Yu Yuan

The Long of It: Odds that Investor Sentiment Spuriously Predicts Anomaly Returns

w18222 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting

w18212 Meghan R. Busse
Devin G. Pope
Jaren C. Pope
Jorge Silva-Risso

Projection Bias in the Car and Housing Markets

w18211 Ulrike Malmendier
Marcus Matthias Opp
Farzad Saidi

Cash is King - Revaluation of Targets after Merger Bids

w18198 Gordon B. Dahl
Katrine V. Løken
Magne Mogstad

Peer Effects in Program Participation

w18174 Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer
Robert W. Vishny

Money Doctors

w18169 Kent Daniel
Ravi Jagannathan
Soohun Kim

Tail Risk in Momentum Strategy Returns

w18166 Florian Heiss
Adam Leive
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

Plan Selection in Medicare Part D: Evidence from Administrative Data

w18165 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List
Susanne Neckermann
Sally Sadoff

The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance

w18156 Ernesto Dal Bó
Frederico Finan
Martín Rossi

Strengthening State Capabilities: The Role of Financial Incentives in the Call to Public Service

w18141 Paul Gompers
Vladimir Mukharlyamov
Yuhai Xuan

The Cost of Friendship

w18093 Marco Castillo
Ragan Petrie
Máximo Torero
Lise Vesterlund

Gender Differences in Bargaining Outcomes: A Field Experiment on Discrimination

w18065 Xavier Giné
Jessica Goldberg
Dan Silverman
Dean Yang

Revising Commitments: Field Evidence on the Adjustment of Prior Choices

w18064 Rodney J. Andrews
Trevon D. Logan
Michael J. Sinkey

Identifying Confirmatory Bias in the Field: Evidence from a Poll of Experts

w18063 Robert Novy-Marx
Pseudo-Predictability in Conditional Asset Pricing Tests: Explaining Anomaly Performance with Politics, the Weather, Global Warming, Sunspots, and the Stars

w18024 Ulrike Malmendier
Enrico Moretti
Florian S. Peters

Winning by Losing: Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Mergers

w17995 Katherine L. Milkman
John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Following Through on Good Intentions: The Power of Planning Prompts

w17988 Andrew Caplin
Daniel J. Martin

Defaults and Attention: The Drop Out Effect

w17957 Omar Al-Ubaydli
John A. List

On the Generalizability of Experimental Results in Economics

w17954 Dean Karlan
John A. List

How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People’s Donations to Fund Public Goods?

w17947 Pedro Bordalo
Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Salience and Consumer Choice

w17929 Sendhil Mullainathan
Markus Noeth
Antoinette Schoar

The Market for Financial Advice: An Audit Study

w17927 Gopi Shah Goda
Colleen Flaherty Manchester
Aaron Sojourner

What Will My Account Really Be Worth? An Experiment on Exponential Growth Bias and Retirement Saving

w17911 Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen Utkus

Target-Date Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans

w17904 Nikolai Roussanov
Pavel G. Savor

Status, Marriage, and Managers' Attitudes To Risk

w17895 Bruce Ian Carlin
Florian Ederer

Search Fatigue

w17857 Robin McKnight
Jonathan Reuter
Eric Zitzewitz

Insurance as Delegated Purchasing: Theory and Evidence from Health Care

w17855 Uri Gneezy
John List
Michael K. Price

Toward an Understanding of Why People Discriminate: Evidence from a Series of Natural Field Experiments

w17843 James J. Choi
Emily Haisley
Jennifer Kurkoski
Cade Massey

Small Cues Change Savings Choices

w17783 Xavier Gabaix
Boundedly Rational Dynamic Programming: Some Preliminary Results

w17726 Raymond Fisman
Nikolaj A. Harmon
Emir Kamenica
Inger Munk

Labor Supply of Politicians


2011
w17648 James Andreoni
Justin M. Rao
Hannah Trachtman

Avoiding The Ask: A Field Experiment on Altruism, Empathy, and Charitable Giving

w17636 Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis
Robert Slonim

Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment

w17585 Julio J. Rotemberg
Charitable Giving When Altruism and Similarity are Linked

w17579 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Laws and Norms

w17556 Toshi H. Arimura
Shanjun Li
Richard G. Newell
Karen Palmer

Cost-Effectiveness of Electricity Energy Efficiency Programs

w17477 Lars Lefgren
Brennan Platt
Joseph Price

Sticking with What (Barely) Worked

w17473 Craig E. Landry
Andreas Lange
John A. List
Michael K. Price
Nicholas G. Rupp

The Hidden Benefits of Control: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

w17472 Craig E. Landry
Andreas Lange
John A. List
Michael K. Price
Nicholas G. Rupp

Is There a 'Hidden Cost of Control' in Naturally-Occurring Markets? Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

w17410 Jeffrey R. Kling
Sendhil Mullainathan
Eldar Shafir
Lee Vermeulen
Marian Wrobel

Comparison Friction: Experimental Evidence from Medicare Drug Plans

w17385 Liran Einav
Theresa Kuchler
Jonathan D. Levin
Neel Sundaresan

Learning from Seller Experiments in Online Markets

w17378 James J. Heckman
Integrating Personality Psychology into Economics

w17345 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian
Katherine L. Milkman

The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions

w17342 James Andreoni
Charles Sprenger

Uncertainty Equivalents: Testing the Limits of the Independence Axiom

w17315 Gene Amromin
Jennifer Huang
Clemens Sialm
Edward Zhong

Complex Mortgages

w17298 Christopher Avery
Judith A. Chevalier
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The "CAPS" Prediction System and Stock Market Returns

w17293 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?

w17285 Xiaoji Lin
Lu Zhang

Covariances versus Characteristics in General Equilibrium

w17255 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments

w17244 Anneke Exterkate
Robin L. Lumsdaine

How Survey Design Affects Inference Regarding Health Perceptions and Outcomes

w17197 Robin Greenwood
Samuel G. Hanson

Issuer Quality and the Credit Cycle

w17189 Paul J. Ferraro
Michael K. Price

Using Non-Pecuniary Strategies to Influence Behavior: Evidence from a Large Scale Field Experiment

w17180 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Weekends and Subjective Well-Being

w17163 Andrew Caplin
Daniel Martin

A Testable Theory of Imperfect Perception

w17110 Tabea Bucher-Koenen
Annamaria Lusardi

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in Germany

w17109 Rob J. Alessie
Maarten van Rooij
Annamaria Lusardi

Financial Literacy, Retirement Preparation and Pension Expectations in the Netherlands

w17108 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in the United States

w17107 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Financial Literacy around the World: An Overview

w17098 Alberto F. Alesina
Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough

w17083 Garth Heutel
Optimal Policy Instruments for Externality-Producing Durable Goods Under Time Inconsistency

w17081 John Cawley
Christopher Ruhm

The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors

w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments

w17041 Erik Hurst
Benjamin Wild Pugsley

What Do Small Businesses Do?

w17033 James Andreoni
Laura K. Gee

Gun For Hire: Does Delegated Enforcement Crowd out Peer Punishment in Giving to Public Goods?

w17032 James Andreoni
Laura K. Gee

The Hired Gun Mechanism

w17030 Nicola Lacetera
Devin G. Pope
Justin R. Sydnor

Heuristic Thinking and Limited Attention in the Car Market

w17028 Victor Stango
Jonathan Zinman

Limited and Varying Consumer Attention: Evidence from Shocks to the Salience of Bank Overdraft Fees

w17027 Tarek A. Hassan
Thomas M. Mertens

The Social Cost of Near-Rational Investment

w17020 Ximena Cadena
Antoinette Schoar

Remembering to Pay? Reminders vs. Financial Incentives for Loan Payments

w17018 Jeffrey R. Brown
Arie Kapteyn
Olivia S. Mitchell

Framing Effects and Expected Social Security Claiming Behavior

w16954 Geoffrey Heal
Howard Kunreuther

Tipping Climate Negotiations

w16944 Ximena Cadena
Antoinette Schoar
Alexandra Cristea
Héber M. Delgado-Medrano

Fighting Procrastination in the Workplace: An Experiment

w16917 Lex Borghans
Bart H.H. Golsteyn
James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries

Identification Problems in Personality Psychology

w16911 Xavier Gabaix
A Sparsity-Based Model of Bounded Rationality

w16908 John A. List
Does Market Experience Eliminate Market Anomalies? The Case of Exogenous Market Experience

w16898 Robert F. Stambaugh
Jianfeng Yu
Yu Yuan

The Short of It: Investor Sentiment and Anomalies

w16891 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle

w16887 Erin Todd Bronchetti
Thomas S. Dee
David B. Huffman
Ellen Magenheim

When a Nudge Isn’t Enough: Defaults and Saving Among Low-Income Tax Filers

w16868 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking?

w16838 Daniel Treisman
The Geography of Fear

w16829 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang

New measures of the costs of unemployment: Evidence from the subjective well-being of 3.3 million Americans

w16818 Aaron Edlin
Joseph Farrell

Freedom to Trade and the Competitive Process

w16798 Janet Currie
Inequality at Birth: Some Causes and Consequences

w16791 Syngjoo Choi
Shachar Kariv
Wieland Müller
Dan Silverman

Who Is (More) Rational?

w16787 Santiago Carbo-Valverde
Edward J. Kane
Francisco Rodriguez-Fernandez

Safety-Net Benefits Conferred on Difficult-to-Fail-and-Unwind Banks in the US and EU Before and During the Great Recession

w16784 Patrick Bayer
Christopher Geissler
James W. Roberts

Speculators and Middlemen: The Role of Intermediaries in the Housing Market

w16777 Nicolae Gârleanu
Lasse Heje Pedersen

Margin-Based Asset Pricing and Deviations from the Law of One Price

w16747 Laura Xiaolei Liu
Lu Zhang

A Model of Momentum

w16740 Justine S. Hastings
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Financial Literacy and Impatience Shape Retirement Wealth and Investment Behaviors

w16731 Harold Pollack
Peter Reuter
Eric L. Sevigny

If Drug Treatment Works So Well, Why Are So Many Drug Users in Prison?

w16728 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Behavioral Economics Perspectives on Public Sector Pension Plans

w16715 Ori Heffetz
John A. List

Is the Endowment Effect a Reference Effect?

w16712 Harrison Hong
Motohiro Yogo

What Does Futures Market Interest Tell Us about the Macroeconomy and Asset Prices?

w16687 Philip Babcock
Kelly Bedard
Gary Charness
John Hartman
Heather Royer

Letting Down the Team? Evidence of Social Effects of Team Incentives

w16684 Jonathan A. Parker
Nicholas S. Souleles
David S. Johnson
Robert McClelland

Consumer Spending and the Economic Stimulus Payments of 2008


2010
w16648 Ralph S.J. Koijen
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

Predictability of Returns and Cash Flows

w16645 Rafael Di Tella
Ricardo Pérez-Truglia

Conveniently Upset: Avoiding Altruism by Distorting Beliefs About Others

w16624 Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert
Erik Blumenkranz
Alan M. Garber

Committing to Exercise: Contract Design for Virtuous Habit Formation

w16620 Julio J. Rotemberg
A Behavioral Model of Demandable Deposits and its Implications for Financial Regulation

w16607 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Martin Oehmke

The Maturity Rat Race

w16601 Andrea Frazzini
Lasse H. Pedersen

Betting Against Beta

w16591 James J. Choi
Li Jin
Hongjun Yan

What Does Stock Ownership Breadth Measure?

w16581 Philip S. Babcock
John L. Hartman

Networks and Workouts: Treatment Size and Status Specific Peer Effects in a Randomized Field Experiment

w16547 Omar Al-Ubaydli
Uri Gneezy
Min Sok Lee
John A. List

Toward an understanding of the relative strengths of positive and negative reciprocity

w16546 Jeffrey A. Flory
Andreas Leibbrandt
John A. List

Do Competitive Work Places Deter Female Workers? A Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment on Gender Differences in Job-Entry Decisions

w16489 Daniel J. Benjamin
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Alex Rees-Jones

Do People Seek to Maximize Happiness? Evidence from New Surveys

w16483 Catherine L. Kling
John A. List
Jinhua Zhao

A Dynamic Explanation of the Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Accept Disparity

w16454 Lauren Cohen
Christopher Malloy
Lukasz Pomorski

Decoding Inside Information

w16441 Daniel W. Sacks
Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth

w16438 Hanming Fang
Yang Wang

Estimating Dynamic Discrete Choice Models with Hyperbolic Discounting, with an Application to Mammography Decisions

w16415 Lara B. Aknin
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
Elizabeth W. Dunn
John F. Helliwell
Robert Biswas-Diener
Imelda Kemeza
Paul Nyende
Claire E. Ashton-James
Michael I. Norton

Prosocial Spending and Well-Being: Cross-Cultural Evidence for a Psychological Universal

w16410 Daron Acemoglu
Kostas Bimpikis
Asuman Ozdaglar

Dynamics of Information Exchange in Endogenous Social Networks

w16387 Pedro Bordalo
Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Salience Theory of Choice Under Risk

w16385 Ke Tang
Wei Xiong

Index Investment and Financialization of Commodities

w16373 James Andreoni
Justin M. Rao

The Power of Asking: How Communication Affects Selfishness, Empathy, and Altruism

w16360 Andreas Lange
John A. List
Michael K. Price

Auctions with Resale When Private Values Are Uncertain: Evidence from the Lab and Field

w16348 James Andreoni
Charles Sprenger

Risk Preferences Are Not Time Preferences: Discounted Expected Utility with a Disproportionate Preference for Certainty

w16347 James Andreoni
Charles Sprenger

Estimating Time Preferences from Convex Budgets

w16328 Ron Kaniel
Cade Massey
David T. Robinson

The Importance of Being an Optimist: Evidence from Labor Markets

w16325 Gary Charness
Peter Kuhn
Marie-Claire Villeval

Competition and the Ratchet Effect

w16319 Omar Al-Ubaydli
John A. List
Michael K. Price

The Nature of Excess: Using Randomized Treatments to Investigate Price Dynamics

w16298 Pascaline Dupas
Short-Run Subsidies and Long-Run Adoption of New Health Products: Evidence from a Field Experiment

w16271 Bruce Ian Carlin
David T. Robinson

What Does Financial Literacy Training Teach Us?

w16215 Itzhak Ben-David
John R. Graham
Campbell R. Harvey

Managerial Miscalibration

w16205 Dean Karlan
Margaret McConnell
Sendhil Mullainathan
Jonathan Zinman

Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

w16187 Bruce I. Carlin
Shimon Kogan

Trading Complex Assets

w16181 Larry G. Epstein
Martin Schneider

Ambiguity and Asset Markets

w16099 Gopi Shah Goda
Colleen Flaherty Manchester

Incorporating Employee Heterogeneity into Default Rules for Retirement Plan Selection

w16149 Christopher J. Ruhm
Understanding Overeating and Obesity

w16063 Daniel Paravisini
Veronica Rappoport
Enrichetta Ravina

Risk Aversion and Wealth: Evidence from Person-to-Person Lending Portfolios

w16062 John A. List
Imran Rasul

Field Experiments in Labor Economics

w16038 John A. List
Michael S. Haigh

Investment under Uncertainty: Testing the Options Model with Professional Traders

w16025 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

How Much is Social Capital Worth?

w15975 Julio J. Rotemberg
Persuasion and empathy in salesperson-customer interactions

w15963 Damon Jones
Inertia and Overwithholding: Explaining the Prevalence of Income Tax Refunds

w15961 John J. Horton
David G. Rand
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The Online Laboratory: Conducting Experiments in a Real Labor Market

w15948 Robin Greenwood
Samuel Hanson

Characteristic Timing

w15939 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Energy Conservation "Nudges" and Environmentalist Ideology: Evidence from a Randomized Residential Electricity Field Experiment

w15925 Daniel J. Benjamin
James J. Choi
Geoffrey W. Fisher

Religious Identity and Economic Behavior

w15923 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers

Explaining the Favorite-Longshot Bias: Is it Risk-Love or Misperceptions?

w15912 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Alma Cohen
Charles C.Y. Wang

Learning and the Disappearing Association Between Governance and Returns

w15911 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Trust and Well-being

w15906 John R. Graham
Campbell R. Harvey
Manju Puri

A Corporate Beauty Contest

w15887 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

Measuring and Understanding Subjective Well-Being

w15776 Karla Hoff
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Equilibrium Fictions: A Cognitive Approach to Societal Rigidity

w15773 N. Gregory Mankiw
Ricardo Reis

Imperfect Information and Aggregate Supply

w15741 Wojciech Kopczuk
Economics of estate taxation: a brief review of theory and evidence

w15701 John A. List
Sally Sadoff
Mathis Wagner

So you want to run an experiment, now what? Some Simple Rules of Thumb for Optimal Experimental Design

w15700 Xiaobo Lü
Kenneth F. Scheve
Matthew J. Slaughter

Envy, Altruism, and the International Distribution of Trade Protection

w15659 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate
Jonathan Yan

Overconfidence and Early-life Experiences: The Impact of Managerial Traits on Corporate Financial Policies

w15631 Charles Yuji Horioka
Shizuka Sekita

The Degree of Judicial Enforcement and Credit Markets: Evidence from Japanese Household Panel Data


2009
w15629 Stefano DellaVigna
John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier

Testing for Altruism and Social Pressure in Charitable Giving

w15623 Tanjim Hossain
John A. List

The Behavioralist Visits the Factory: Increasing Productivity Using Simple Framing Manipulations

w15614 Daniel Elfenbein
Raymond Fisman
Brian McManus

Reputation, Altruism, and the Benefits of Seller Charity in an Online Marketplace

w15610 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List
Sally E. Sadoff

Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction Among Chess Players

w15609 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List
David H. Reiley
Jr.

What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments

w15511 David Galenson
Innovators: Songwriters

w15504 Ravi Bansal
Dana Kiku
Amir Yaron

An Empirical Evaluation of the Long-Run Risks Model for Asset Prices

w15497 David Card
Gordon Dahl

Family Violence and Football: The Effect of Unexpected Emotional Cues on Violent Behavior

w15481 Wei Xiong
Jialin Yu

The Chinese Warrants Bubble

w15453 John List
Charles Mason

Are CEOs Expected Utility Maximizers?

w15420 John A. List
The Economics of Open Air Markets

w15339 Philip Oreopoulos
Kjell G. Salvanes

How large are returns to schooling? Hint: Money isn't everything

w15298 Stefano DellaVigna
Matthew Gentzkow

Persuasion: Empirical Evidence

w15297 Lasse Heje Pedersen
When Everyone Runs for the Exit

w15246 Raj Chetty
The Simple Economics of Salience and Taxation

w15242 Rajkamal Iyer
Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Kelly Shue

Screening Peers Softly: Inferring the Quality of Small Borrowers

w15184 Stefano DellaVigna
Joshua M. Pollet

Capital Budgeting vs. Market Timing: An Evaluation Using Demographics

w15175 Bo Becker
Zoran Ivković
Scott Weisbenner

Local Dividend Clienteles

w15139 Bruce Ian Carlin
Simon Gervais
Gustavo Manso

When Does Libertarian Paternalism Work?

w15084 Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

What Comes to Mind

w15079 Jingjing Chai
Wolfram Horneff
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell

Extending Life Cycle Models of Optimal Portfolio Choice: Integrating Flexible Work, Endogenous Retirement, and Investment Decisions with Lifetime Payouts

w15049 Robert B. Barsky
Eric R. Sims

Information, Animal Spirits, and the Meaning of Innovations in Consumer Confidence

w15038 Vincent Glode
Burton Hollifield
Marcin Kacperczyk
Shimon Kogan

Is Investor Rationality Time Varying? Evidence from the Mutual Fund Industry

w15016 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List

Was there Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments

w14987 John Cawley
Joshua A. Price

Outcomes in a Program that Offers Financial Rewards for Weight Loss

w14969 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness

w14958 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Maitreesh Ghatak
Jeanne Lafortune

Marry for What: Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

w14955 Bruce Ian Carlin
David T. Robinson

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: Evidence from Blackjack Tables

w14954 Bruce Ian Carlin
Gustavo Manso

Obfuscation, Learning, and the Evolution of Investor Sophistication

w14947 Nicholas C. Barberis
A Model of Casino Gambling

w14943 Andrei Shleifer
Robert W. Vishny

Unstable Banking

w14859 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

How Does Simplified Disclosure Affect Individuals' Mutual Fund Choices?

w14813 Ulrike Malmendier
Stefan Nagel

Depression Babies: Do Macroeconomic Experiences Affect Risk-Taking?

w14764 Roland Bénabou
Groupthink: Collective Delusions in Organizations and Markets

w14659 Sumit Agarwal
Paige M. Skiba
Jeremy Tobacman

Payday Loans and Credit Cards: New Liquidity and Credit Scoring Puzzles?

w14646 Lubos Pastor
Pietro Veronesi

Learning in Financial Markets


2008
w14612 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Deciphering the Liquidity and Credit Crunch 2007-08

w14578 Justine S. Hastings
Ebonya L. Washington

The First of the Month Effect: Consumer Behavior and Store Responses

w14574 Zhiguo He
Wei Xiong

Delegated Asset Management, Investment Mandates, and Capital Immobility

w14508 Ernesto Dal Bó
Marko Terviö

Self-Esteem, Moral Capital, and Wrongdoing

w14507 John F. Helliwell
Life Satisfaction and Quality of Development

w14500 Benjamin Chabot
Eric Ghysels
Ravi Jagannathan

Price Momentum In Stocks: Insights From Victorian Age Data

w14473 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Stefan Nagel
Lasse H. Pedersen

Carry Trades and Currency Crashes

w14465 Amir E. Khandani
Andrew W. Lo

What Happened To The Quants In August 2007?: Evidence from Factors and Transactions Data

w14440 Nicholas C. Barberis
Wei Xiong

Realization Utility

w14406 Jessica Cohen
Pascaline Dupas

Free Distribution or Cost-Sharing? Evidence from a Malaria Prevention Experiment

w14396 Charles F. Manski
Partial Prescriptions For Decisions With Partial Knowledge

w14378 William A. Brock
Charles F. Manski

Competitive Lending with Partial Knowledge of Loan Repayment

w14359 Lawrence H. Summers
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Policymaking for Posterity

w14358 Gary B. Gorton
The Panic of 2007

w14356 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List

Field Experiments in Economics: The Past, The Present, and The Future

w14353 Christopher F. Chabris
David Laibson
Carrie L. Morris
Jonathon P. Schuldt
Dmitry Taubinsky

Measuring intertemporal preferences using response times

w14330 Jeffrey Liebman
Richard Zeckhauser

Simple Humans, Complex Insurance, Subtle Subsidies

w14319 Craig E. Landry
Andreas Lange
John A. List
Michael K. Price
Nicholas G. Rupp

Is a Donor in Hand Better than Two in the Bush? Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

w14302 Julio J. Rotemberg
Attitude-Dependent Altruism, Turnout and Voting

w14278 Luigi Guiso
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Long Term Persistence

w14270 Christopher F. Chabris
David Laibson
Carrie L. Morris
Jonathon P. Schuldt
Dmitry Taubinsky

Individual Laboratory-Measured Discount Rates Predict Field Behavior

w14228 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Filippos Papakonstantinou
Jonathan A. Parker

An Economic Model of the Planning Fallacy

w14177 Laurent E. Calvet
John Y. Campbell
Paolo Sodini

Fight or Flight? Portfolio Rebalancing by Individual Investors

w14140 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate

Superstar CEOs

w14111 Robin Greenwood
Stefan Nagel

Inexperienced Investors and Bubbles

w14087 Robin Greenwood
Samuel Hanson
Jeremy C. Stein

A Gap-Filling Theory of Corporate Debt Maturity Choice

w14083 Christopher J. Mayer
Karen Pence

Subprime Mortgages: What, Where, and to Whom?

w14078 Olivia S. Mitchell
John Piggott
Cagri Kumru

Managing Public Investment Funds: Best Practices and New Challenges

w14074 C. Fritz Foley
Welfare Payments and Crime

w13976 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

How are Preferences Revealed?

w13973 Lauren Cohen
Andrea Frazzini
Christopher Malloy

Sell Side School Ties

w13962 Robert J. Shiller
Derivatives Markets for Home Prices

w13929 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

The Retirement Consumption Puzzle: Actual Spending Change in Panel Data

w13923 Muriel Niederle
Carmit Segal
Lise Vesterlund

How Costly is Diversity? Affirmative Action in Light of Gender Differences in Competitiveness

w13922 Muriel Niederle
Alexandra H. Yestrumskas

Gender Differences in Seeking Challenges: The Role of Institutions

w13907 Roland Bénabou
Ideology

w13896 Hanno Lustig
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
Adrien Verdelhan

The Wealth-Consumption Ratio

w13884 Woodrow T. Johnson
James M. Poterba

Taxes and Mutual Fund Inflows Around Distribution Dates

w13873 Li Gan
Roberto Mosquera

An Empirical Study of the Credit Market with Unobserved Consumer Typers

w13822 Sumit Agarwal
John C. Driscoll
Xavier Gabaix
David Laibson

Learning in the Credit Card Market

w13763 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Ben Marx
David Rapson

To Roth or Not? -- That is the Question

w13762 Malcolm Baker
Robin Greenwood
Jeffrey Wurgler

Catering Through Nominal Share Prices

w13755 Julio J. Rotemberg
Minimally Altruistic Wages and Unemployment in a Matching Model

w13754 Julio J. Rotemberg
Behavioral Aspects of Price Setting, and Their Policy Implications

w13748 Jeffrey R. Brown
Jeffrey R. Kling
Sendhil Mullainathan
Marian V. Wrobel

Why Don't People Insure Late Life Consumption: A Framing Explanation of the Under-Annuitization Puzzle

w13728 Daniel Rondeau
John A. List

Matching and Challenge Gifts to Charity:Evidence from Laboratory and Natural Field Experiments

w13727 Uri Gneezy
Kenneth L. Leonard
John A. List

Gender Differences in Competition: Evidence from a Matrilineal and a Patriarchal Society

w13724 Xavier Gabaix
Variable Rare Disasters: An Exactly Solved Framework for Ten Puzzles in Macro-Finance

w13718 Gordon Dahl
Stefano DellaVigna

Does Movie Violence Increase Violent Crime?


2007
w13713 Ernesto Reuben
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Procrastination and Impatience

w13711 Itzhak Ben-David
John R. Graham
Campbell R. Harvey

Managerial Overconfidence and Corporate Policies

w13700 Alma Cohen
Rajeev Dehejia
Dmitri Romanov

Do Financial Incentives Affect Fertility?

w13699 Young Han Lee
Ulrike Malmendier

The Bidder's Curse

w13687 Edward L. Glaeser
Cass R. Sunstein

Extremism and Social Learning

w13656 James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect

w13638 Alberto Alesina
Andrea Ichino
Loukas Karabarbounis

Gender Based Taxation and the Division of Family Chores

w13630 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Michael Moore

A Theory of Retirement

w13583 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Günther Fink
Jocelyn E. Finlay

Fertility, Female Labor Force Participation, and the Demographic Dividend

w13570 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate
Jonathan Yan

Corporate Financial Policies With Overconfident Managers

w13558 Robert J. Shiller
Low Interest Rates and High Asset Prices: An Interpretation in Terms of Changing Popular Economic Models

w13553 Robert J. Shiller
Understanding Recent Trends in House Prices and Home Ownership

w13537 Jeffrey R. Brown
Rational and Behavioral Perspectives on the Role of Annuities in Retirement Planning

w13504 Harrison Hong
Jose A. Scheinkman
Wei Xiong

Advisors and Asset Prices: A Model of the Origins of Bubbles

w13445 Richard G. Frank
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Custom Made Versus Ready to Wear Treatments; Behavioral Propensities in Physician's Choices

w13422 Jonathan Guryan
Kory Kroft
Matt Notowidigdo

Peer Effects in the Workplace: Evidence from Random Groupings in Professional Golf Tournaments

w13420 Stefano DellaVigna
Psychology and Economics: Evidence from the Field

w13401 Bernard Dumas
Alexander Kurshev
Raman Uppal

Equilibrium Portfolio Strategies in the Presence of Sentiment Risk and Excess Volatility

w13392 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Erik Hurst
Nikolai Roussanov

Conspicuous Consumption and Race

w13391 Alan S. Blinder
John Morgan

Leadership in Groups: A Monetary Policy Experiment

w13387 Paola Sapienza
Anna Toldra
Luigi Zingales

Understanding Trust

w13370 Jeremy C. Stein
Conversations Among Competitors

w13366 Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
Laura Veldkamp

Information Immobility and the Home Bias Puzzle

w13361 Ralph S.J Koijen
Otto Van Hemert
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

Mortgage Timing

w13330 Raj Chetty
Adam Looney
Kory Kroft

Salience and Taxation: Theory and Evidence

w13337 Miles S. Kimball
Claudia R. Sahm
Matthew D. Shapiro

Imputing Risk Tolerance from Survey Responses

w13314 David Laibson
Andrea Repetto
Jeremy Tobacman

Estimating Discount Functions with Consumption Choices over the Lifecycle

w13309 Daniel J. Benjamin
James J. Choi
A. Joshua Strickland

Social Identity and Preferences

w13282 Long Chen
Lu Zhang

Neoclassical Factors

w13206 Joseph Price
Justin Wolfers

Racial Discrimination Among NBA Referees

w13201 Zoran Ivkovich
Scott Weisbenner

Information Diffusion Effects in Individual Investors' Common Stock Purchases Covet Thy Neighbors' Investment Choices

w13191 Sumit Agarwal
John C. Driscoll
Xavier Gabaix
David Laibson

The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions Over the Lifecycle

w13189 Malcolm Baker
Jeffrey Wurgler

Investor Sentiment in the Stock Market

w13168 Jeffrey R. Brown
Zoran Ivkovich
Paul A. Smith
Scott Weisbenner

Neighbors Matter: Causal Community Effects and Stock Market Participation

w13124 Ulrike Malmendier
Devin Shanthikumar

Do Security Analysts Speak in Two Tongues?

w13072 Glenn W. Harrison
John A. List

Naturally Occurring Markets and Exogenous Laboratory Experiments: A Case Study of the Winner's Curse

w13067 William Adams
Liran Einav
Jonathan Levin

Liquidity Constraints and Imperfect Information in Subprime Lending

w13024 Laura X. L. Liu
Toni Whited
Lu Zhang

Regularities

w12992 John A. List
Field Experiments: A Bridge Between Lab and Naturally-Occurring Data

w12979 Marc-Arthur Diaye
Nathalie Greenan
Michal Urdanivia

Subjective Evaluation of Performance Through Individual Evaluation Interview: Empirical evidence from France

w12976 Stephen V. Burks
Jeffrey Carpenter
Lorenz Goette
Kristen Monaco
Aldo Rustichini
Kay Porter

Using Behavioral Economic Field Experiments at a Large Motor Carrier: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project

w12940 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Christian Gollier
Jonathan A. Parker

Optimal Beliefs, Asset Prices, and the Preference for Skewed Returns

w12939 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Lasse Heje Pedersen

Market Liquidity and Funding Liquidity

w12931 Jeffrey R. Kling
Methodological Frontiers of Public Finance Field Experiments

w12877 Mark Mitchell
Lasse Heje Pedersen
Todd Pulvino

Slow Moving Capital

w12859 Francisco J. Gomes
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Luis M. Viceira

The Excess Burden of Government Indecision


2006
w12810 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Christian Julliard

Money Illusion and Housing Frenzies

w12809 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Stefan Nagel

Do Wealth Fluctuations Generate Time-varying Risk Aversion? Micro-Evidence on Individuals' Asset Allocation

w12767 Jonathan E. Alevy
Michael S. Haigh
John List

Information Cascades: Evidence from An Experiment with Financial Market Professionals

w12709 Kelly Shue
Erzo F. P. Luttmer

Who Misvotes? The Effect of Differential Cognition Costs on Election Outcomes

w12702 Alvin E. Roth
Repugnance as a Constraint on Markets

w12696 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Ben Marx
Pietro Rizza

Americans' Dependency on Social Security

w12659 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Simplification and Saving

w12588 Richard B. Freeman
Optimal Inequality/Optimal Incentives: Evidence from a Tournament

w12570 Nir Jaimovich
Sergio Rebelo

Behavioral Theories of the Business Cycle

w12526 E. Han Kim
Adair Morse
Luigi Zingales

What Has Mattered to Economics Since 1970

w12507 Michael S. Visser
William T. Harbaugh
Naci H. Mocan

An Experimental Test of Criminal Behavior Among Juveniles and Young Adults

w12503 Howard Kunreuther
Mark Pauly

Rules Rather Than Discretion: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina

w12467 Raj Chetty
Adam Szeidl

Consumption Commitments and Risk Preferences

w12461 Josef Lakonishok
Louis Chan
Stephen G. Dimmock

Benchmarking Money Manager Performance: Issues and Evidence

w12452 Louis Kaplow
Myopia and the Effects of Social Security and Capital Taxation on Labor Supply

w12446 David H. Krantz
Howard Kunreuther

Goals and Plans in Protective Decision Making

w12345 Eduardo Levy Yeyati
Liquidity Insurance in a Financially Dollarized Economy


2005
w11843 Nicolae Garleanu
Lasse Heje Pedersen
Allen M. Poteshman

Demand-Based Option Pricing

w11807 John Helliwell
Well-Being, Social Capital and Public Policy: What's New?

w11722 Xavier Gabaix
Parameswaran Gopikrishnan
Vasiliki Plerou
H. Eugene Stanley

Institutional Investors and Stock Market Volatility

w11616 John A. List
The Behavioralist Meets the Market: Measuring Social Preferences and Reputation Effects in Actual Transactions

w11287 Jonathan Guryan
Melissa S. Kearney

Lucky Stores, Gambling, and Addiction: Empirical Evidence from State Lottery Sales

w11243 Andrew W. Lo
Dmitry V. Repin
Brett N. Steenbarger

Fear and Greed in Financial Markets: A Clinical Study of Day-Traders

w11074 Gabriel D. Carroll
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian
Andrew Metrick

Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions


2004
w10742 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Jesse M. Fried

Stealth Compensation Via Retirement Benefits

w10581 Lubos Pastor
Pietro Veronesi

Was There a Nasdaq Bubble in the Late 1990s?

w10514 John Ameriks
Andrew Caplin
John Leahy
Tom Tyler

Measuring Self-Control

w10256 Muriel Niederle
Alvin E. Roth

Market Culture: How Norms Governing Exploding Offers Affect Market Performance


2003
w9992 Richard B. Freeman
What Do Unions Do ... to Voting?

w9917 James Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte Madrian
Andrew Metrick

Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults

w9863 Jay Bhattacharya
Dana Goldman
Neeraj Sood

Market Evidence of Misperceived Prices and Mistaken Mortality Risks

w9711 Harrison Hong
Jeffrey D. Kubik
Jeremy C. Stein

The Neighbor's Portfolio: Word-of-Mouth Effects in the Holdings and Trade of Money Managers

w9706 Henry Farber
Is Tomorrow Another Day? The Labor Supply of New York Cab Drivers


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