Psychology and Economics Seminar
Fall 2005
Professor Stefano DellaVigna
608-7 Evans
Tuesday, 2-3:30 p.m.
Professor Matthew Rabin

* Note Change in Day, Location and Time

August 30 No Meeting
September 6 Ted O'Donoghue, Cornell University
Animal Spirits: Affective and Deliberative Processes in Economic Behavior
September 13 Jeremy Tobacman, Harvard University
Why Do People Borrow on Payday Loans? (with Paige Skiba)
September 20
Justin Sydnor, UC Berkeley
The Deductible-Premium Puzzle: Understanding the High Willingness to Pay for Low Deductibles in the Homeowners Insurance Market
September 27 Nick Souleles, University of Pennsylvania
How Well Do Consumers Forecast Their Future Borrowing?
October 4
Ulrike Malmendier, Stanford University and UC Berkeley
Do Consumers Know Their Willingness to Pay? Evidence from eBay Auctions
October 11 Larry Ausubel, University of Maryland
Time Inconsistency in the Credit Card Market
October 18 Keith Chen, Yale University
The Evolution of our Preferences: Evidence from Capuchin Monkey Trading Behavior
October 25 David S. Lee, UC Berkeley
Crime, Punishment, and Myopia (with Justin McCrary)
November 1 Emmanuel Saez, UC Berkeley
Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block
November 8 Daniele Paserman, Hebrew University
Job Search and Hyperbolic Discounting: Structural Estimation and Policy Evaluation
November 15 Jacob Goeree, Cal Tech
An Experimental Study of Jury Deliberation (with Leeat Yariv)
November 22 Botond Koszegi, UC Berkeley
Competition and Price Variation when Consumers are Loss Averse
November 29 David Huffman, University of Zurich
The Impact of Group Membership on Social Ties, Cooperation, and Norm Enforcement: Evidence from a (Battle-) Field Experiment, Using Swiss Army Officers
December 6 Ebonya Washington, Yale University
Sticking with Your Vote: Cognitive Dissonance and Voting

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