Completed Papers

Fantasy and Dread: The Demand for Information and the Consumption Utility of the Future with Ananda Ganguly
Forthcoming at Management Science


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


The Role of Time Preferences and Exponential-Growth Bias in Retirement Savings with Gopi Goda, Matthew Levy, Colleen Manchester and Aaron Sojourner
(Under Review)


Exponential-Growth Bias in Experimental Consumption Decisions with Matthew Levy
(Under Review)


A Model of Attention and Anticipation with Kristóf Madarász


Works in Progress

“Exponential-Growth Bias and Uncertainty” with Matthew Levy
“Preferences for Suspense and Surprise in a Massive Online Computer Game”
with Ashvin Ghandi, Paola Giuliano, Eric Guan, Quinn Keefer and Michaela
Pagel
“Information-Consumption Complements and Substitutes” with Monica Capra
and Garrett Thoelen
“Price Discrimination with Tells” with John Clithero and Jae Joon Lee “Motivated Reasoning for Meat” with Emiliano Huet-Vaughn and Eva Vivalt “The Validity of Time Preferences and Risk Preferences” with Wenjie Zhang
“Overcoming Present Bias and Exponential-Growth Bias: Evidence From a
Retirement Savings Field Experiment” with Gopi Shah Goda, Matthew Levy,
Colleen Manchester
“Microbial Capital” with Harris Wang