Alex Rees-Jones

Cornell University - Department of Economics

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

http://www.alexreesjones.com

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Postdoctoral Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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 Cornell University - Department of Economics
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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
Cornell University - Department of Economics
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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 Cornell University - Department of Economics
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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 Cornell University - Department of Economics
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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
Cornell University - Department of Economics
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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
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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tax law, sin taxes, price effects, information effects, behavioral public finance

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Correlation Neglect in Student-to-School Matching

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2019
Alex Rees-Jones, Ran I. Shorrer and Chloe Tergiman
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Pennsylvania State University and The Pennsylvania State University
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matching, correlation neglect, laboratory experiment

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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 Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Measuring “Schmeduling”

NBER Working Paper No. w22884
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Alex Rees-Jones and Dmitry Taubinsky
Cornell University - Department of Economics 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
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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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
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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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 Cornell University - Department of Economics
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The Negative Consequences of Loss-Framed Performance Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. w26619
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jan 2020
Lamar Pierce, Alex Rees-Jones and Charlotte Blank
Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Maritz Holdings Inc.
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