Research

 


RESEARCH INTERESTS

     Economic Theory, Decision Theory, Psychology and Economics, Experimental Economics



PUBLICATIONS

 

·  “Commitment and Self-Control”    

         Journal of Economic Theory 135(1), Jul 2007, p1-34. [lead article]  (working paper [pdf])

 

·  “Non-Bayesian Updating: A Theoretical Framework”, with L. Epstein and A. Sandroni

         Theoretical Economics 3(2), Jul 2008, p193-229

 

·  “Decreasing Impatience and the Magnitude Effect Jointly Contradict Exponential Discounting

         Journal of Economic Theory 144(2), Mar 2009, p869-875.  (working paper [pdf])

 

·  “Hyperbolic Discounting and the Standard Model: Eliciting Discount Functions

         Journal of Economic Theory 144(5), Sep 2009, p2077-2083.  (working paper [pdf])      

 

·   “Uphill Self-Control”, with N. Takeoka

         Theoretical Economics 5(2), May 2010, p127-158     

 

·   “Non-Bayesian Learning”, with L. Epstein and A. Sandroni

         B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (Advances) 10(1), Jan 2010, (working paper [pdf])

 

·   “Temptation and Revealed Preference

         Econometrica 79(2), Mar 2011, p601-644 (working paper [pdf], supplementary appendix [pdf])      


·    “Intertemporal Choice and the Magnitude Effect”    

            Games and Economic Behavior 72(1), May 2011, p255-270 (working paper [pdf])


·    Removed Preference 

            Journal of Economic Theory 148(4), July 2013, p1463-1486 (working paper [pdf])


   ·    “Menu-Dependent Self-Control”, with N. Takeoka    

            Journal of Mathematical Economics 61, Dec 2015, p1-20 (working paper [pdf])


   ·   “Commitments and Weak Resolve”, with Igor Kopylov

            Economic Theory, forthcoming (working paper [pdf])



 

WORKING PAPERS

  

   ·  Temptation and Guilt     [pdf]    Revised 05/15

          (Joint with Linxia Ren)

 

   ·  Compensated Discount Functions: An Experiment     [pdf]    Revised 03/15

          (Joint with Attila Ambrus, Tinna Asgeirsdottir and Laszlo Sandor)


   ·  Delay Functions as the Foundations of Time Preference: Testing for Separable Discounted Utility    [pdf]   New 04/15

          (Joint with Keith Marzilli Ericson)

 

   ·  Impatience as Selfishness     [slides]

          (Joint with Norio Takeoka)


  ·  Associationist Foundations for Beliefs   coming soon

 

Last updated 09/17