Sanjit Dhami

University of Leicester

Professor of Economics

Department of Economics

Leicester LE1 7RH, Leicestershire LE1 7RH

United Kingdom

http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/economics/people/sdhami

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

34

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5,901

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64

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16

Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Heuristics and Public Policy: Decision Making Under Bounded Rationality

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-04
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2019
Sanjit Dhami, Ali al-Nowaihi and Cass R. Sunstein
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Department of Economics and Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,292 (12,135)
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Heuristics, Biases, Bayesian Rationality, Ecological Rationality, True Uncertainty, Libertarian Paternalism, Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Microeconomics

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The Behavioral Foundations of New Economic Thinking

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Sep 2019
Sanjit Dhami and Eric Beinhocker
University of Leicester and University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
Downloads 846 (53,493)
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Behavioral economics, scientific method, culture, preferences, and institutions, rationality, heuristics and biases, other-regarding preferences, complexity and agent based models.

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Rationality in Economics: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6872
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Mar 2018
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 249 (225,260)
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rationality, self-regarding preferences, efficient markets, heuristics, optimization

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A Note on the Utility Function Under Prospect Theory

Economics Letters, Vol. 99, 2008
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2008
Ali al-Nowaihi, Sanjit Dhami and Ian G. Bradley
University of Leicester - Department of Economics, University of Leicester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 199 (278,340)
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Prospect Theory, Preference homogeneity, Functional equations

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Human Ethics and Virtues: Rethinking the Homo-Economicus Model

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6836
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester
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ethics, morality, intrinsic motivation, consequentialistic choices, lying-aversion, guilt-aversion, markets and morality, moral balancing, self-image, self-serving justifications, partial lying, third party punishment, delegation, social identity, moral suasion

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Optimal Income Taxation in the Presence of Tax Evasion: Expected Utility Versus Prospect Theory

University of Leicester, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07/10
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 May 2008
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 194 (284,788)
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Prospect theory, Expected utility theory, Tax evasion, Optimal taxation, Normative versus positive economics, Context dependent preferences, liberalism versus paternalism

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A General Theory of Time Discounting: The Reference-Time Theory of Intertemporal Choice

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
Downloads 170 (320,219)

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Anomalies of the discounted utility model, Hyperbolic discounting, Prospect theory, SIE value functions

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Mental Accounting, Loss Aversion, and Tax Evasion: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 8606
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
Sanjit Dhami and Narges Hajimoladarvish
University of Leicester and Alzahra University
Downloads 167 (325,133)

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mental accounting, tax evasion, loss aversion, morality, prospect theory, risk-aversion

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Insurance and Probability Weighting Functions

University of Leicester, Working Paper Series No. 05/19
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 May 2008
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
Downloads 133 (391,322)
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Decision making under risk, Prelec¿s probability weighting function, Higher order Prelec probability weighting functions, Behavioral economics, Rank dependent utility theory, Prospect theory; Insurance, St. Petersburg paradox.

Public Goods Games and Psychological Utility: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Mar 2017
Sanjit Dhami, Mengxing Wei and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Division of Economics, School of Business, Students and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 81 (557,879)

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Public goods games, psychological game theory, surprise-seeking/guilt-aversion, attribution of intentions, induced beliefs method, within and between subjects designs.

Public Goods Games and Psychological Utility: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7014, April 2018
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Sanjit Dhami, Mengxing Wei and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Division of Economics, School of Business, Students and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (748,036)
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public goods games, psychological game theory, reciprocity, surprise-seeking/guilt-aversion, attribution of intentions, induced beliefs method, within and between subjects designs

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Psychological and Social Motivations in Microfinance Contracts: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 7773
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 15 Jul 2020
Sanjit Dhami, Junaid Arshad and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 124 (415,489)
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microfinance, joint/individual liability, public/private repayment, belief-dependent motivations, guilt, shame, peer pressure, social capital, lab-in-the-field experiment

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Identity and Redistribution: Theory and Evidence.

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 May 2019
Sanjit Dhami, Emma Manifold and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 59 (665,933)
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Social identity, Prosocial behavior, Ultimatum game, Fiscal redistribution, Entitlements

Identity and Redistribution: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 8397
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Sanjit Dhami, Emma Manifold and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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social identity, political identity, prosocial behavior, ultimatum game, fiscal redistribution, entitlements

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A Simple Derivation of Prelec's Probability Weighting Function

University of Leicester, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05/20, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, Vol. 50 , pp. 521-524, 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 May 2008
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
Downloads 106 (463,779)
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Decision making under risk, Prelec's probability weighting function, Compound invariance, Reduction invariance, Power invariance, Prospect theory, Algebraic functional equations

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Loss Aversion and Tax Evasion: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 10224
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Jan 2023
University of Leicester, Ashoka University and Ashoka University
Downloads 100 (483,127)

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tax evasion, endowment effect, loss aversion, morality, mental accounting, prospect theory, risk aversion

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Quantum Decision Theory and the Ellsberg Paradox

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7158
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Sep 2018
Ali al-Nowaihi, Sanjit Dhami and Mengxing Wei
University of Leicester - Department of Economics, University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Division of Economics, School of Business, Students
Downloads 99 (486,357)
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quantum probability, the Ellsberg paradox, the source dependent model, the law of total probability, the law of reciprocity, the Feynman rules, projective expected utility, bounded rationality, Diebold-Mariano forecasting tests

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An Extension of the Becker Proposition to Non-Expected Utility Theory

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Social Preferences and Redistribution under Direct Democracy

University of Leicester, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08/11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 May 2008
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 75 (576,502)
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Direct democracy, redistribution, other-regarding preferences, single crossing property

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Foundations for Intertemporal Choice

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6913
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 May 2018
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
Downloads 74 (580,905)
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time discounting, framing effects, impatience, additivity, common difference effect, intransitive preferences

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Corruption and the Provision of Public Output in a Hierarchical Asymmetric Information Relationship

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
Downloads 73 (585,302)
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Corruption, Regulation, Expected information rent per unit of revenue, Tradeoff between efficiency and corruption

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Alice through the Looking Glass: Strategic Monetary and Fiscal Policy Interaction in a Liquidity Trap

University of Leicester, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07/15
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 May 2008
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (643,003)
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liquidity trap, strategic monetary-fiscal interaction, optimal Taylor rules

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The Ellsberg Paradox: A Challenge to Quantum Decision Theory?

Forthcoming, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, University of Leicester, Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 16/08
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
Downloads 58 (658,995)
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Quantum Probability, Ellsberg Paradox, Probability Weighting, Matching Probabilities, Projective Expected Utility, Projective Prospect Theory

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Prosociality, Political Identity, and Redistribution of Earned Income: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 7256
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
Sanjit Dhami, Emma Manifold and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 57 (664,522)

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social identity, prosocial behavior, ultimatum game, fiscal redistribution, entitlements

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Classical and Belief-Based Gift Exchange Models: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 8992
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Apr 2021
Sanjit Dhami, Mengxing Wei and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Division of Economics, School of Business, Students and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 54 (681,443)
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Preferences Over Time and Under Uncertainty: Theoretical Foundations

CESifo Working Paper No. 9215
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Aug 2021
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
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Existence of a Condorcet Winner When Voters Have Other-Regarding Preferences

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester
Downloads 47 (724,251)
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Redistribution, other regarding preferences, single crossing property

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Precautionary Savings, Loss Aversion, and Risk: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 10570
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Jul 2023
University of Leicester, Ashoka University and Lancaster University - Lancaster University Management School
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income uncertainty, precautionary savings, loss aversion, loss aversion-hedging

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Climate Change Risk, and Human Behavior: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 10678
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Oct 2023
University of Leicester, Ashoka University and Ashoka University
Downloads 43 (750,771)

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climate risk abatement, loss aversion, present-biased preferences, voluntary versus mandatory contribution mechanisms, commitment technology

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Social Responsibility, Human Morality and Public Policy

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2017
Sanjit Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi
University of Leicester and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Social responsibility; multiple equilibria; optimal mix of public and private social responsibility; subsidies and direct grants; environmental economics, problem of the commons, charitable giving

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Evidential Equilibria: Heuristics and Biases in Static Games of Complete Information

Games, Vol. 6(4), p. 637-676, Nov. 2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Ali al-Nowaihi and Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Leicester
Downloads 37 (793,892)
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Evidential Reasoning, Game Theory, Cognitive Bias, Prisoners' Dilemma Game

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Preferences over Time and under Uncertainty: Theoretical Foundations

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 9215
Posted: 15 Sep 2021
Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester

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time preferences, preferences under uncertainty, discounted utility models, common difference effect, impatience, additivity, certainty effect, probability weighting function, survival function.

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Foundations of Behavioral Economic Analysis

Posted: 04 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2016
Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester

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Inequality and Size of the Government When Voters Have Other Regarding Preferences

Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester

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Other regarding preferences, Single crossing property, Income inequality, Difference dominance, Median dominance, American Exceptionalism

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A Note on the Loewenstein-Prelec Theory of Intertemporal Choice

Mathematical Social Sciences, Vol. 52, 2006
Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester

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Anomalies of the DU model, Intertemporal choice, Generalized hyperbolic discounting, Prospect theory

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The Political Economy of Redistribution Under Asymmetric Information

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 87, 2003
Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Sanjit Dhami
University of Leicester

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Signaling, Inequality, Redistribution, Political budget cycles