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Homepage:http://gsbwww.uchicago.edu/fac/richard.thaler/research/vita.htm
Workplace:Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Biographical
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads

2017

  1. From Cashews to Nudges: The Evolution of Behavioral Economics
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article From Cashews to Nudges: The Evolution of Behavioral Economics, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2018) Downloads View citations (59) (2018)
  2. The Past, Present, and Future of Economics: A Celebration of the 125-Year Anniversary of the JPE and of Chicago Economics
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. Overconfidence vs. Market Efficiency in the National Football League
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)

2004

  1. Save more tomorrow: Using behavioral economics to increase employee saving
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (793)
    See also Journal Article Save More Tomorrow (TM): Using Behavioral Economics to Increase Employee Saving, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2004) Downloads View citations (701) (2004)

2003

  1. Anomalies: Intertemporal Choice
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Individual Preferences, Monetary Gambles and the Equity Premium
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)

2002

  1. A Survey of Behavioral Finance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (131)
    See also Chapter A survey of behavioral finance, Handbook of the Economics of Finance, Elsevier (2003) Downloads View citations (912) (2003)

2001

  1. Can the Market Add and Subtract? Mispricing in Tech Stock Carve-Outs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (33)
    Also in CRSP working papers, Center for Research in Security Prices, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article Can the Market Add and Subtract? Mispricing in Tech Stock Carve-outs, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2003) Downloads View citations (260) (2003)

2000

  1. Behavioral Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (96)
    See also Journal Article Behavioral Economics, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2017) Downloads View citations (7) (2017)

1997

  1. Do Changes in Dividends Signal the Future or the Past?
    CRSP working papers, Center for Research in Security Prices, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago View citations (254)
    Also in CRSP working papers, Center for Research in Security Prices, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago

    See also Journal Article Do Changes in Dividends Signal the Future or the Past?, Journal of Finance, American Finance Association (1997) Downloads View citations (262) (1997)
  2. Probabilistic insurance
    Other publications TiSEM, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management Downloads View citations (71)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1997) Downloads View citations (82)

    See also Journal Article Probabilistic Insurance, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer (1997) Downloads View citations (79) (1997)

1996

  1. Labor Supply of New York City Cab Drivers: One Day At A time
    Working Papers, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences Downloads
    See also Journal Article Labor Supply of New York City Cabdrivers: One Day at a Time, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (1997) Downloads View citations (545) (1997)

1994

  1. Financial Decision-Making in Markets and Firms: A Behavioral Perspective
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (43)
  2. Price Reactions to Dividend Initiations and Omissions: Overreaction or Drift?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Price Reactions to Dividend Initiations and Omissions: Overreaction or Drift?, Journal of Finance, American Finance Association (1995) Downloads View citations (334) (1995)

1993

  1. Myopic Loss Aversion and the Equity Premium Puzzle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article Myopic Loss Aversion and the Equity Premium Puzzle, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (1995) Downloads View citations (1072) (1995)

1991

  1. Investor Sentiment and the Closed-End Fund Puzzle
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (629)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1990) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article Investor Sentiment and the Closed-End Fund Puzzle, Journal of Finance, American Finance Association (1991) Downloads View citations (625) (1991)
  2. Window Dressing by Pension Fund Managers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (216)

1990

  1. Anomalies: Closed-End Mutual Funds
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (41)

1980

  1. JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING UNDER UNCERTAINTY: WHAT ECONOMISTS CAN LEARN FROM PSYCHOLOGY
    Risk Analysis in Agriculture: Research and Educational Developments, January 16-18, 1980, Tucson, Arizona, Regional Research Projects > W-149: An Economic Evaluation of Managing Market Risks in Agriculture Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Public Policy Toward Life Saving: Maximize Lives Saved vs. Consumer Sovereignty
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1977

  1. An Economic Theory of Self-Control
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article An Economic Theory of Self-Control, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (1981) Downloads View citations (855) (1981)

Journal Articles

2022

  1. A citywide experiment testing the impact of geographically targeted, high-pay-off vaccine lotteries
    Nature Human Behaviour, 2022, 6, (11), 1515-1524 Downloads View citations (2)

2018

  1. Economía del comportamiento: pasado, presente y futuro
    Revista de Economía Institucional, 2018, 20, (38), 9-43 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. From Cashews to Nudges: The Evolution of Behavioral Economics
    American Economic Review, 2018, 108, (6), 1265-87 Downloads View citations (59)
    See also Working Paper From Cashews to Nudges: The Evolution of Behavioral Economics, Nobel Prize in Economics documents (2017) Downloads View citations (6) (2017)
  3. When Nudges Are Forever: Inertia in the Swedish Premium Pension Plan
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2018, 108, 153-58 Downloads View citations (18)

2017

  1. Behavioral Economics
    Journal of Political Economy, 2017, 125, (6), 1799 - 1805 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper Behavioral Economics, NBER Working Papers (2000) Downloads View citations (96) (2000)

2016

  1. Behavioral Economics: Past, Present, and Future
    American Economic Review, 2016, 106, (7), 1577-1600 Downloads View citations (144)

2015

  1. Foreword
    American Economic Review, 2015, 105, (5), xi-xii Downloads
  2. Standing United or Falling Divided? High Stakes Bargaining in a TV Game Show
    American Economic Review, 2015, 105, (5), 402-07 Downloads View citations (13)

2013

  1. The Loser's Curse: Decision Making and Market Efficiency in the National Football League Draft
    Management Science, 2013, 59, (7), 1479-1495 Downloads View citations (48)

2012

  1. Split or Steal? Cooperative Behavior When the Stakes Are Large
    Management Science, 2012, 58, (1), 2-20 Downloads View citations (54)

2011

  1. Annuitization Puzzles
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25, (4), 143-64 Downloads View citations (103)
  2. Helping Consumers Know Themselves
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (3), 417-22 Downloads View citations (20)

2009

  1. FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN FINANCE ASSOCIATION FOR 2009
    Journal of Finance, 2009, 64, (5), v-vii Downloads
  2. The Nominal Share Price Puzzle
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2009, 23, (2), 121-42 Downloads View citations (42)

2008

  1. Commentary—Mental Accounting and Consumer Choice: Anatomy of a Failure
    Marketing Science, 2008, 27, (1), 12-14 Downloads View citations (36)
  2. Deal or No Deal? Decision Making under Risk in a Large-Payoff Game Show
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (1), 38-71 Downloads View citations (217)
  3. Mental Accounting and Consumer Choice
    Marketing Science, 2008, 27, (1), 15-25 Downloads View citations (48)
    Also in Marketing Science, 1985, 4, (3), 199-214 (1985) Downloads View citations (1252)

2007

  1. Heuristics and Biases in Retirement Savings Behavior
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2007, 21, (3), 81-104 Downloads View citations (265)
  2. The Law and Economics of Company Stock in 401(k) Plans
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2007, 50, (1), 45-79 Downloads View citations (37)

2006

  1. Anomalies: Utility Maximization and Experienced Utility
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, 20, (1), 221-234 Downloads View citations (260)
  2. Individual Preferences, Monetary Gambles, and Stock Market Participation: A Case for Narrow Framing
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (4), 1069-1090 Downloads View citations (226)
  3. Invest now, drink later, spend never: On the mental accounting of delayed consumption
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2006, 27, (5), 694-712 Downloads View citations (32)

2005

  1. Dividend Changes Do Not Signal Changes in Future Profitability
    The Journal of Business, 2005, 78, (5), 1659-1682 Downloads View citations (88)

2004

  1. Design Choices in Privatized Social-Security Systems: Learning from the Swedish Experience
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (2), 424-428 Downloads View citations (147)
  2. Save More Tomorrow (TM): Using Behavioral Economics to Increase Employee Saving
    Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112, (S1), S164-S187 Downloads View citations (701)
    See also Working Paper Save more tomorrow: Using behavioral economics to increase employee saving, Natural Field Experiments (2004) Downloads View citations (793) (2004)

2003

  1. Anomalies: The Law of One Price in Financial Markets
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2003, 17, (4), 191-202 Downloads View citations (89)
  2. Can the Market Add and Subtract? Mispricing in Tech Stock Carve-outs
    Journal of Political Economy, 2003, 111, (2), 227-268 Downloads View citations (260)
    See also Working Paper Can the Market Add and Subtract? Mispricing in Tech Stock Carve-Outs, NBER Working Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (33) (2001)
  3. In Honor of Matthew Rabin: Winner of the John Bates Clark Medal
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2003, 17, (3), 159-176 Downloads View citations (14)
  4. Libertarian Paternalism
    American Economic Review, 2003, 93, (2), 175-179 Downloads View citations (659)
    See also Chapter Libertarian paternalism, Chapters, 2023, 10-16 (2023) Downloads (2023)
  5. Libertarian paternalism is not an oxymoron
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 2003, 48, (Jun) Downloads View citations (507)

2002

  1. How Much Is Investor Autonomy Worth?
    Journal of Finance, 2002, 57, (4), 1593-1616 Downloads View citations (90)
  2. Response [Anomalies: Risk Aversion]
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2002, 16, (2), 229-230 Downloads View citations (7)

2001

  1. Anomalies: Risk Aversion
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2001, 15, (1), 219-232 Downloads View citations (304)
    See also Chapter Anomalies: Risk aversion, World Scientific Book Chapters, 2013, 467-480 (2013) Downloads (2013)
  2. Naive Diversification Strategies in Defined Contribution Saving Plans
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (1), 79-98 Downloads View citations (370)
  3. The Endowment Effect and Repeated Market Trials: Is the Vickrey Auction Demand Revealing?
    Experimental Economics, 2001, 4, (3), 257-269 Downloads View citations (82)

2000

  1. From Homo Economicus to Homo Sapiens
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2000, 14, (1), 133-141 Downloads View citations (249)

1999

  1. Risk Aversion or Myopia? Choices in Repeated Gambles and Retirement Investments
    Management Science, 1999, 45, (3), 364-381 Downloads View citations (170)

1997

  1. Anomalies: The Equity Premium Puzzle
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1997, 11, (1), 191-200 Downloads View citations (59)
  2. Do Changes in Dividends Signal the Future or the Past?
    Journal of Finance, 1997, 52, (3), 1007-34 Downloads View citations (262)
    See also Working Paper Do Changes in Dividends Signal the Future or the Past?, CRSP working papers (1997) View citations (254) (1997)
  3. Irving Fisher: Modern Behavioral Economist
    American Economic Review, 1997, 87, (2), 439-41 Downloads View citations (19)
  4. Labor Supply of New York City Cabdrivers: One Day at a Time
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1997, 112, (2), 407-441 Downloads View citations (545)
    See also Working Paper Labor Supply of New York City Cab Drivers: One Day At A time, Working Papers (1996) Downloads (1996)
  5. Probabilistic Insurance
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1997, 15, (1), 7-28 Downloads View citations (79)
    See also Working Paper Probabilistic insurance, Other publications TiSEM (1997) Downloads View citations (71) (1997)
  6. The Effect of Myopia and Loss Aversion on Risk Taking: An Experimental Test
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1997, 112, (2), 647-661 Downloads View citations (311)

1995

  1. Anomalies: Ultimatums, Dictators and Manners
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1995, 9, (2), 209-219 Downloads View citations (358)
  2. Myopic Loss Aversion and the Equity Premium Puzzle
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1995, 110, (1), 73-92 Downloads View citations (1072)
    See also Working Paper Myopic Loss Aversion and the Equity Premium Puzzle, NBER Working Papers (1993) Downloads View citations (22) (1993)
  3. Price Reactions to Dividend Initiations and Omissions: Overreaction or Drift?
    Journal of Finance, 1995, 50, (2), 573-608 Downloads View citations (334)
    See also Working Paper Price Reactions to Dividend Initiations and Omissions: Overreaction or Drift?, NBER Working Papers (1994) Downloads View citations (4) (1994)
  4. The Flypaper Effect
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1995, 9, (4), 217-226 Downloads View citations (352)

1994

  1. Psychology and Savings Policies
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 186-92 Downloads View citations (121)

1991

  1. Anomalies: The Endowment Effect, Loss Aversion, and Status Quo Bias
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1991, 5, (1), 193-206 Downloads View citations (1240)
  2. Economic Analysis and the Psychology of Utility: Applications to Compensation Policy
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (2), 341-46 Downloads View citations (67)
  3. Investor Sentiment and the Closed-End Fund Puzzle
    Journal of Finance, 1991, 46, (1), 75-109 Downloads View citations (625)
    See also Working Paper Investor Sentiment and the Closed-End Fund Puzzle, Scholarly Articles (1991) Downloads View citations (629) (1991)

1990

  1. Anomalies: Preference Reversals
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1990, 4, (2), 201-11 Downloads View citations (114)
  2. Closed-End Mutual Funds
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1990, 4, (4), 153-64 Downloads View citations (40)
  3. Do Security Analysts Overreact?
    American Economic Review, 1990, 80, (2), 52-57 Downloads View citations (208)
  4. Experimental Tests of the Endowment Effect and the Coase Theorem
    Journal of Political Economy, 1990, 98, (6), 1325-48 Downloads View citations (1070)
  5. Foreign Exchange
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1990, 4, (3), 179-92 Downloads View citations (465)
  6. Gambling with the House Money and Trying to Break Even: The Effects of Prior Outcomes on Risky Choice
    Management Science, 1990, 36, (6), 643-660 Downloads View citations (786)
  7. Saving, Fungibility, and Mental Accounts
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1990, 4, (1), 193-205 Downloads View citations (312)

1989

  1. A Mean-Reverting Walk Down Wall Street
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1989, 3, (1), 189-202 Downloads View citations (48)
  2. Interindustry Wage Differentials
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1989, 3, (2), 181-93 Downloads View citations (63)
  3. Intertemporal Choice
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1989, 3, (4), 181-93 Downloads View citations (260)

1988

  1. Anomalies: Cooperation
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1988, 2, (3), 187-97 Downloads View citations (170)
  2. Anomalies: The Winner's Curse
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1988, 2, (1), 191-202 Downloads View citations (153)
  3. Parimutuel Betting Markets: Racetracks and Lotteries
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1988, 2, (2), 161-74 Downloads View citations (201)
  4. The Behavioral Life-Cycle Hypothesis
    Economic Inquiry, 1988, 26, (4), 609-43 View citations (392)
  5. The Ultimatum Game
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1988, 2, (4), 195-206 Downloads View citations (188)

1987

  1. Decision Making and Problem Solving
    Interfaces, 1987, 17, (5), 11-31 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Further Evidence on Investor Overreaction and Stock Market Seasonalit y
    Journal of Finance, 1987, 42, (3), 557-81 Downloads View citations (618)
  3. Seasonal Movements in Security Prices II: Weekend, Holiday, Turn of the Month, and Intraday Effects
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1987, 1, (2), 169-77 Downloads View citations (60)
  4. The January Effect
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1987, 1, (1), 197-201 Downloads View citations (68)
  5. The Relevance of Quasi Rationality in Competitive Markets: Reply
    American Economic Review, 1987, 77, (3), 499-501 Downloads View citations (1)

1986

  1. Fairness and the Assumptions of Economics
    The Journal of Business, 1986, 59, (4), S285-300 Downloads View citations (648)
  2. Fairness as a Constraint on Profit Seeking: Entitlements in the Market
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (4), 728-41 Downloads View citations (1144)
  3. The Psychology and Economics Conference Handbook: Comments
    The Journal of Business, 1986, 59, (4), S279-84 Downloads View citations (8)

1985

  1. Does the Stock Market Overreact?
    Journal of Finance, 1985, 40, (3), 793-805 Downloads View citations (1933)
  2. The Relevance of Quasi Rationality in Competitive Markets
    American Economic Review, 1985, 75, (5), 1071-82 Downloads View citations (75)

1982

  1. Public policy toward life saving: Should consumer preferences rule?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1982, 1, (2), 223-242 Downloads View citations (4)

1981

  1. An Economic Theory of Self-Control
    Journal of Political Economy, 1981, 89, (2), 392-406 Downloads View citations (855)
    See also Working Paper An Economic Theory of Self-Control, NBER Working Papers (1977) Downloads View citations (1) (1977)
  2. Some empirical evidence on dynamic inconsistency
    Economics Letters, 1981, 8, (3), 201-207 Downloads View citations (705)

1980

  1. Interpreting [alpha]-rationality in hierarchical games
    Economics Letters, 1980, 5, (2), 109-113 Downloads
  2. Toward a positive theory of consumer choice
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1980, 1, (1), 39-60 Downloads View citations (479)

1979

  1. Sticky Wages and Implicit Contracts: A Transactional Approach
    Economic Inquiry, 1979, 17, (4), 559-74 View citations (3)

1978

  1. A note on the value of crime control: Evidence from the property market
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1978, 5, (1), 137-145 Downloads View citations (125)

1977

  1. An econometric analysis of property crime: Interaction between police and criminals
    Journal of Public Economics, 1977, 8, (1), 37-51 Downloads View citations (7)

Chapters

2023

  1. Libertarian paternalism
    Chapter 1 in Research Handbook on Nudges and Society, 2023, pp 10-16 Downloads
    See also Journal Article Libertarian Paternalism, American Economic Association (2003) Downloads View citations (659) (2003)

2013

  1. Anomalies: Risk aversion
    Chapter 27 in HANDBOOK OF THE FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING Part I, 2013, pp 467-480 Downloads
    See also Journal Article Anomalies: Risk Aversion, American Economic Association (2001) Downloads View citations (304) (2001)

2008

  1. Anomalies Parimutuel Betting Markets: Racetracks and Lotteries
    Chapter 26 in Efficiency Of Racetrack Betting Markets, 2008, pp 255-268 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Endowment Effect: Evidence of Losses Valued More than Gains
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (5)

2003

  1. A survey of behavioral finance
    Chapter 18 in Handbook of the Economics of Finance, 2003, vol. 1, Part 2, pp 1053-1128 Downloads View citations (912)
    See also Working Paper A Survey of Behavioral Finance, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (131) (2002)

1976

  1. The Value of Saving a Life: Evidence from the Labor Market
    A chapter in Household Production and Consumption, 1976, pp 265-302 Downloads View citations (98)
 
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