Working Papers

“Changing Hearts and Plates: The Effect of Animal-Advocacy Pamphlets on Meat Consumption with Menbere Haile, Andrew Jalil, and Arturo Vargas-Bustamante


Supervised Machine Learning for Eliciting Individual Demand with John Clithero and Jae Joon Lee


Do Defaults have Spillover Effects? The Effect of the Default Asset on Retirement Plan Contributions with Gopi Shah Goda, Matthew Levy, Colleen Manchester, and Aaron Sojourner


A Model of Attention and Anticipation with Kristóf Madarász


Publications

The Performance of Time-Preference and Risk-Preference Elicitations in Survey with Wenjie Zhang
Management Science


Eating to Save the Planet: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial Using Individual-Level Food Purchase Data with Andrew Jalil and Arturo Vargas Bustamante
Food Policy, Volume 95, August 2020, 101950


Trick for a Treat: The Effect of Costume, Identity, and Peers on Norm Violations with Shanshan Zhang, Narek Bejanyan, Zhou Fang, Matthew Gomies, Jason Justo, Hsin Li, Rainita Narender, Minjae Yun
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Volume 179, 460-474.


Who is a Passive Saver Under Opt-In and Auto-Enrollment with Gopi Shah Goda, Matthew Levy, Colleen Manchester, and Aaron Sojourner
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Volume 173, May 2020, Pages 301-321


Predicting Retirement Savings Using Survey Measures of Exponential‐Growth Bias and Present Bias with Gopi Shah Goda, Matthew Levy, Colleen Manchester, and Aaron Sojourner
Economic Inquiry, Vol. 57 (3), Mar (2019) pp1636-1658


Exponential‐growth Bias in Experimental Consumption Decisions with Matthew Levy
Economica, Mar 2019


Fantasy and Dread: The Demand for Information and the Consumption Utility of the Future with Ananda Ganguly
Management Science, Vol. 63 (12), Dec (2017) pp 4037-4060


When Higher Productivity Hurts: The Interaction Between Overconfidence and Capital with Andrew Royal
Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Vol. 67, April 2017, pp 131-142


Exponential-Growth Bias and Overconfidence with Matthew Levy
Journal of Economic Psychology, (Lead Article) Vol. 58, Feb (2017), pp 1-14


Misunderestimation: Exponential-Growth Bias and Time-Varying Returns with Matthew Levy
Economics Bulletin, Vol. 36 (1) pp. 29-34


Exponential-Growth Bias and Lifecycle Consumption with Matthew Levy
Journal of the European Economic Association, (Lead Article), Vol 14(3), (2016)


An Economic Framework of Microbial Trade with Harris Wang and Michael Mee
PLOS ONE, July 29, 2015, 0(7): e0132907. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132907


Everyone Believes in Redemption: Overoptimism and Nudges with Robert Letzler
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, November 2014, 107A, 107-122, doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2014.08.011


Placation and Provocation
Rationality and Society, Feb 2014, 26(1), 73-104. doi:10.1177/1043463113513092


Works in Progress

“Beliefs that Entertain” with Ashvin Gandhi, Paola Giuliano, Eric Guan, Quinn Keefer and Michaela Pagel

“Information-Consumption Complements and Substitutes” with Monica Capra, and Jin Xu

“The Price of Moral Values: Motivated Beliefs, Selective Search, and Food Consumption” with Emiliano Huet-Vaughn, Minh Pham, and Eva Vivalt

“Financial Literacy and Informational Nudges: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from a Retirement Savings RCT” with Gopi Shah Goda, Matthew Levy, Colleen Manchester, and Aaron Sojourner