Alex Rees-Jones

University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

http://https://opimweb.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/26948/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

What Do You Think Would Make You Happier? What Do You Think You Would Choose?

American Economic Review, 102(5): 2083–2110, Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 32-2011
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, hypothetical choice, utility

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Loss Aversion Motivates Tax Sheltering: Evidence from U.S. Tax Returns

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
Alex Rees-Jones
University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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Loss aversion, income taxation, tax sheltering, tax avoidance, tax evasion

Can Marginal Rates of Substitution Be Inferred from Happiness Data? Evidence from Residency Choices

American Economic Review, Forthcoming, Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 8-2013
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, preference, utility, revealed preference, marginal rate of substitution

Can Marginal Rates of Substitution Be Inferred from Happiness Data? Evidence from Residency Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w18927
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Mar 2013
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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Suboptimal Behavior in Strategy-Proof Mechanisms: Evidence from the Residency Match

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Alex Rees-Jones
University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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matching, deferred acceptance algorithm, suboptimal behavior.

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Price Isn’t Everything: Behavioral Response around Changes in Sin Taxes

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2019
Alex Rees-Jones and Kyle Rozema
University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and University of Chicago - Law School
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tax law, sin taxes, price effects, information effects, behavioral public finance

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Do People Seek to Maximize Happiness? Evidence from New Surveys

NBER Working Paper No. w16489
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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Measuring “Schmeduling”

NBER Working Paper No. w22884
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Alex Rees-Jones and Dmitry Taubinsky
University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and Harvard University
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Taxing Humans: Pitfalls of the Mechanism Design Approach and Potential Resolutions

NBER Working Paper No. w23980
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Alex Rees-Jones and Dmitry Taubinsky
University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and Harvard University
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Price Isn't Everything: Behavioral Response Around Changes in Sin Taxes

NBER Working Paper No. w25958
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Alex Rees-Jones and Kyle Rozema
University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and University of Chicago - Law School
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Attention Variation and Welfare: Theory and Evidence from a Tax Salience Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w22545
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2016
Dmitry Taubinsky and Alex Rees-Jones
Harvard University and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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