Basit Zafar

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

500 S. State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Expectations With Endogenous Information Acquisition: An Experimental Investigation

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 12 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2020
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of California, Berkeley, Sciences Po and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Expectations, Experiment, Housing, Information Frictions, Rational Inattention

Expectations with Endogenous Information Acquisition: An Experimental Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w24767
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2022
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of California, Berkeley and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Biases in Information Selection and Processing: Survey Evidence from the Pandemic

SAFE Working Paper No. 307
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 10 Feb 2021
Goethe University Frankfurt, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Belief updating, confirmatory biases, endogenous informa- tion acquisition, media polarization, source dependence, COVID-19

Biases in Information Selection and Processing: Survey Evidence from the Pandemic

NBER Working Paper No. w28484
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 22 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2022
Goethe University Frankfurt, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Goethe University Frankfurt and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Biases in Information Selection and Processing: Survey Evidence from the Pandemic

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15774
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 11 Feb 2021
Goethe University Frankfurt, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Goethe University Frankfurt and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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The Impact of Covid-19 on Student Experiences and Expectations: Evidence from a Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w27392
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2022
Arizona State University (ASU), Arizona State University (ASU), Arizona State University (ASU) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Educational Assortative Mating and Household Income Inequality

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-20
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
Lasse Eika, Magne Mogstad and Basit Zafar
Statistics Norway, University of Chicago and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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assortative mating; education; inequality; household income; marriage

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Personal Experiences and Expectations About Aggregate Outcomes

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Theresa Kuchler and Basit Zafar
New York University (NYU) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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What Would You Do with $500? Spending Responses to Gains, Losses, News and Loans

NBER Working Paper No. w24386
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2022
Andreas Fuster, Greg Kaplan and Basit Zafar
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Labor Market Search with Imperfect Information and Learning

NBER Working Paper No. w24988
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2022
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkHarvard University, Duke University, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Information and Social Norms: Experimental Evidence on the Labor Market Aspirations of Saudi Women

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jan 2022
King Saud University, King Saud University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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gender, information, labor market, norms, expectations

Information and Social Norms: Experimental Evidence on the Labor Market Aspirations of Saudi Women

NBER Working Paper No. w26693
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2022
King Saud University, King Saud University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Economic Shocks and Skill Acquisition: Evidence from a National Online Learning Platform at the Onset of Covid-19

NBER Working Paper No. w29921
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 12 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2022
University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Harvard University, Harvard University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Ask and You Shall Receive? Gender Differences in Regrades in College

NBER Working Paper No. w26703
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2022
Cher Li and Basit Zafar
Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Colorado State University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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College Majors

NBER Working Paper No. w27645
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 10 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2022
Arpita Patnaik, Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors

NBER Working Paper No. w28820
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 May 2021 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2022
Boston University, National University of Singapore (NUS), Duke University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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The Role of Heterogeneous Risk Preferences, Discount Rates, and Earnings Expectations in College Major Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w26785
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 02 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2022
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Estimating Students' Valuation for College Experiences

NBER Working Paper No. w28511
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 28 May 2022
Esteban Aucejo, Jacob French and Basit Zafar
Arizona State University (ASU), Arizona State University (ASU) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Survey Experiments on Economic Expectations

NBER Working Paper No. w29750
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2022
Andreas Fuster and Basit Zafar
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Should Mothers Work? How Perceptions of the Social Norm Affect Individual Attitudes Toward Work in the U.S

NBER Working Paper No. w30606
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2022
Boston University, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, National University of Singapore (NUS) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Should Mothers Work? How Perceptions of the Social Norm Affect Individual Attitudes Toward Work in the U.S.

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 1038
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2022
Boston University, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, National University of Singapore (NUS) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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expectations, social norms, information treatment

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A (Dynamic) Investigation of Stereotypes, Belief-Updating, and Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w29382
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 18 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2022
Harvard University, Arizona State University (ASU) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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