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Workplace:Department of Economics, Harvard University, (more information at EDIRC)
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Working Papers

2017

  1. Human Decisions and Machine Predictions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Thinking, Fast and Slow? Some Field Experiments to Reduce Crime and Dropout in Chicago
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

2014

  1. Behavioral design: A new approach to development policy
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2014)

2013

  1. Framing Lifetime Income
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Nature of the Beast: What Behavioral Economics is Not
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads

2012

  1. Behavioral Hazard in Health Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2015)
  2. Comparison Friction Experimental Evidence from Medicare Drug Plans
    Mathematica Policy Research Reports, Mathematica Policy Research Downloads View citations (56)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2012)
  3. Corruption
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (2)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Energy Policy with Externalities and Internalities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  5. Learning Through Noticing: Theory and Experimental Evidence in Farming
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads View citations (8)
  6. Notes on Behavioral Economics and Labor Market Policy
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor Policy (2012)
  7. Site Selection Bias in Program Evaluation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
  8. The Market for Financial Advice: An Audit Study
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (50)

2011

  1. Mechanism Experiments and Policy Evaluations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2011)

2010

  1. Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (49)
    Also in Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (46)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2010) Downloads View citations (50)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (48)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2010) Downloads View citations (24)
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research (2010) Downloads View citations (47)
  2. The Shape of Temptation: Implications for the Economic Lives of the Poor
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (39)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (64)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (69)

2009

  1. Behavioral Economics and Tax Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in National Tax Journal (2009)
  2. What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2009) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2010)

2008

  1. Affirmative Action in Education: Evidence From Engineering College Admissions in India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2010)
  2. Coarse Thinking and Persuasion
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (97)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (59)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2008)
  3. Limited Attention and Income Distribution
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)
  4. Why Don't People Insure Late Life Consumption: A Framing Explanation of the Under-Annuitization Puzzle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (36)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)

2007

  1. Sticking with Your Vote: Cognitive Dissonance Voting
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2009)

2006

  1. Behavioral Economics and Marketing in Aid of Decision Making Among the Poor
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (31)
  2. Does Corruption Produce Unsafe Drivers?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website (2006) Downloads View citations (8)
  3. What's psychology worth? A field experiment in the consumer credit market
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (21)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2005) Downloads View citations (36)

2005

  1. Persuasion in Finance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Profitable Investments or Dissipated Cash? Evidence on the Investment-Cash Flow Relationship From Oil and Gas Lease Bidding
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2005) Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. A Behavioral Economics View of Poverty
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2004)

2003

  1. Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
    Also in Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website (2003) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2004)
  2. Enjoying the Quiet Life? Corporate Governance and Managerial Preferences
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (276)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2003)

2002

  1. Do Cigarette Taxes Make Smokers Happier?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (70)
    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2005)
  2. How Much Should We Trust Differences-in-Differences Estimates?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (258)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2004)
  3. Media Bias
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2002) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2005)

2000

  1. Behavioral Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (84)
  2. Do CEOs Set Their Own Pay? The Ones Without Principals Do
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
  3. Ferreting Out Tunneling: An Application to Indian Business Groups
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2002)
  4. Public Policy and Extended Families: Evidence from South Africa
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2003)

1999

  1. Network Effects and Welfare Cultures
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1998) Downloads View citations (5)
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research (1999) View citations (12)
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Public and International Affairs (1998) View citations (5)
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1998) View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2000)

1998

  1. Executive Compensation and Incentives: The Impact of Takeover Legislation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Public and International Affairs (1998) View citations (15)
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1998) View citations (11)
  2. Is There Discretion in Wage Setting? A Test Using Takeover Legislation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1998)
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Public and International Affairs (1998)

    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (1999)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Behavioral Hazard in Health Insurance
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2015, 130, (4), 1623-1667 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Prediction Policy Problems
    American Economic Review, 2015, 105, (5), 491-95 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Self-Control at Work
    Journal of Political Economy, 2015, 123, (6), 1227 - 1277 Downloads View citations (8)

2014

  1. Behavioral Design: A New Approach to Development Policy
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2014, 60, (1), 7-35 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Learning Through Noticing: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2014, 129, (3), 1311-1353 Downloads View citations (19)

2013

  1. Targeting with Agents
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2013, 5, (1), 206-38 Downloads View citations (14)

2012

  1. A Reduced-Form Approach to Behavioral Public Finance
    Annual Review of Economics, 2012, 4, (1), 511-540 Downloads View citations (30)
  2. Comparison Friction: Experimental Evidence from Medicare Drug Plans
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, 127, (1), 199-235 Downloads View citations (73)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2012, 41, (2), 347 - 383 Downloads View citations (23)
  4. Notes on behavioral economics and labor market policy
    IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2012, 1, (1), 1-14 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Helping Consumers Know Themselves
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (3), 417-22 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Mechanism Experiments and Policy Evaluations
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25, (3), 17-38 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Affirmative action in education: Evidence from engineering college admissions in India
    Journal of Public Economics, 2010, 94, (1-2), 16-29 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Self-Control and the Development of Work Arrangements
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 624-28 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010, 125, (1), 263-306 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. Behavioral Economics and Tax Policy
    National Tax Journal, 2009, 62, (3), 375-86 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Labor market discrimination in Delhi: Evidence from a field experiment
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2009, 37, (1), 14-27 Downloads View citations (32)
  3. Sticking with Your Vote: Cognitive Dissonance and Political Attitudes
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1, (1), 86-111 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Coarse Thinking and Persuasion
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2008, 123, (2), 577-619 Downloads View citations (114)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Limited Attention and Income Distribution
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 489-93 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Why Don’t People Insure Late-Life Consumption? A Framing Explanation of the Under-Annuitization Puzzle
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 304-09 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Obtaining a Driver's License in India: An Experimental Approach to Studying Corruption
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122, (4), 1639-1676 Downloads View citations (26)

2005

  1. Do Cigarette Taxes Make Smokers Happier
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2005, 5, (1), 1-45 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Implicit Discrimination
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 94-98 Downloads View citations (59)
  3. Market Efficiency versus Behavioral Finance
    Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 2005, 17, (3), 124-136 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Psychology, Behavioral Economics, and Public Policy
    Marketing Letters, 2005, 16, (3), 443-454 Downloads View citations (9)
  5. The Market for News
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (4), 1031-1053 Downloads View citations (203)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2004

  1. A Behavioral-Economics View of Poverty
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (2), 419-423 Downloads View citations (63)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Are Emily and Greg More Employable Than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (4), 991-1013 Downloads View citations (433)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. How Much Should We Trust Differences-In-Differences Estimates?
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2004, 119, (1), 249-275 Downloads View citations (2111)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2003

  1. Enjoying the Quiet Life? Corporate Governance and Managerial Preferences
    Journal of Political Economy, 2003, 111, (5), 1043-1075 Downloads View citations (289)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Public Policy and Extended Families: Evidence from Pensions in South Africa
    World Bank Economic Review, 2003, 17, (1), 27-50 View citations (92)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. Pyramids
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2003, 1, (2-3), 478-483 Downloads

2002

  1. A Memory-Based Model of Bounded Rationality
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, 117, (3), 735-774 Downloads View citations (100)
  2. Ferreting out Tunneling: An Application to Indian Business Groups
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, 117, (1), 121-148 Downloads View citations (262)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2001

  1. Are CEOs Rewarded for Luck? The Ones Without Principals Are
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116, (3), 901-932 Downloads View citations (300)
  2. Do Firm Boundaries Matter?
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (2), 195-199 Downloads View citations (21)
  3. Do People Mean What They Say? Implications for Subjective Survey Data
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (2), 67-72 Downloads View citations (405)

2000

  1. Agents with and without Principals
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (2), 203-208 Downloads View citations (39)
  2. Network Effects and Welfare Cultures
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, 115, (3), 1019-1055 Downloads View citations (326)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. Is There a Discretion in Wage Setting? A Test Using Takeover Legislation
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1999, 30, (3), 535-554 Downloads View citations (63)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

Chapters

2014

  1. Contract Farming and Agricultural Productivity in Western Kenya
    A chapter in African Successes, Volume IV: Sustainable Growth, 2014, pp 137-160 Downloads

2010

  1. Does Less Market Entry Regulation Generate More Entrepreneurs? Evidence from a Regulatory Reform in Peru
    A chapter in International Differences in Entrepreneurship, 2010, pp 159-177 Downloads View citations (3)
 
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