Erik Snowberg

California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

1200 East California Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91125

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting

CAMA Working Paper 33/2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3884
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jul 2012
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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prediction markets, forecasting

Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting

NBER Working Paper No. w18222
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2012
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3434
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 May 2011
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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prediction markets, event studies, political economy

How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

NBER Working Paper No. w16949
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2015
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

CAMA Working Paper No. 07/2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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prediction markets, event studies, political economy

How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8351
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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event studies, political economy, prediction markets

Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity

Princeton University William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center Research Paper No. 080_2016
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity

NBER Working Paper No. w22167
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Explaining the Favorite-Longshot Bias: Is it Risk-Love or Misperceptions?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3029
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 May 2010
Erik Snowberg and Justin Wolfers
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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pricing under risk, probability, weighting, compound lotteries, favourite-longshot bias

Explaining the Favorite-Longshot Bias: Is it Risk-Love or Misperceptions?

NBER Working Paper No. w15923
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2010
Erik Snowberg and Justin Wolfers
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Explaining the Favorite-Longshot Bias: Is it Risk-Love or Misperceptions?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7801
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 May 2010
Erik Snowberg and Justin Wolfers
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Compound lotteries, Favorite-longshot bias, Pricing under risk, Probability weighting

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Sustainable Reimbursements: Towards a Unified Framework for Pricing Drugs with Significant Uncertainties

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6846
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Mar 2018
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, The Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA), California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, The Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) and University of Miami
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Willingness-to-Pay and Willingness-to-Accept Are Probably Less Correlated Than You Think

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6492
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, Princeton University - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Willingness to Pay, Willingness to Accept, Endowment Effect, Loss Aversion, Risk Aversion

Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Accept are Probably Less Correlated than You Think

NBER Working Paper No. w23954
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Oct 2017
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, Columbia University, Princeton University - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Econographics

CESifo Working Paper No. 7202
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, Columbia University, Princeton University - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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econographics, reciprocity, altruism, trust, costly third-party punishment, inequality aversion, risk aversion, common-ratio effect, endowment effect, ambiguity aversion, compound lottery aversion, discounting, overconfidence, cognitive ability, demographics

Econographics

NBER Working Paper No. w24931
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, Columbia University, Princeton University - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Selective Trials: A Principal-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiments

Economic Theory Center Working Paper No. 003-2010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Dec 2010
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Randomized Controlled Trials, Selective Trials, Blind Trials, Incentivized Trials, Marginal Treatment Effects, Mechanism Design, Selection, Heterogeneous Beliefs, Compliance

Selective Trials: A Principal-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w16343
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Selective Trials: A Principal-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8003
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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blind trials, compliance, heterogeneous beliefs, incentivized trials, marginal treatment e

Mecro-Economic Voting: Local Information and Micro-Perceptions of the Macro-Economy

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Jun 2011
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Independent and Harvard University - Department of Government
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economic voting, local conditions, information, unemployment

Mecro‐Economic Voting: Local Information and Micro‐Perceptions of the Macro‐Economy

Economics & Politics, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 380-410, 2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Oct 2014
Stephen Ansolabehere, Marc Meredith and Erik Snowberg
Harvard University - Department of Government, University of Pennsylvania and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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The 2008 Presidential Primaries Through the Lens of Prediction Markets

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Jan 2009
Neil A. Malhotra and Erik Snowberg
Stanford Graduate School of Business and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Batched Bandit Problems

Princeton University William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center Research Paper No. 074_2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Oct 2015
Université Paris VII Denis Diderot, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Multi-armed bandit problems, regret bounds, batches, multi-phase allocation, grouped clinical trials, sample size determination, switching cost

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Digging into the Pocketbook: Evidence on Economic Voting from Income Registry Data Matched to a Voter Survey

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6171
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Dec 2016
Andrew Healy, Mikael Persson and Erik Snowberg
Loyola Marymount University, Göteborg University and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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A Theory of Experimenters

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6678
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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experiment design, robustness, ambiguity aversion, randomization, rerandomization

A Theory of Experimenters

NBER Working Paper No. w23867
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Even If It’s Not Bribery: The Case for Campaign Finance Reform

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2009
Brendan Daley and Erik Snowberg
Johns Hopkins University and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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campaign finance, signaling, policy reform

Loss Attitudes in the U.S. Population: Evidence from Dynamically Optimized Sequential Experimentation (Dose)

CESifo Working Paper No. 7262
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Pittsburgh and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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dynamic experiments, DOSE, loss aversion, risk preferences, time preferences

Loss Attitudes in the U.S. Population: Evidence from Dynamically Optimized Sequential Experimentation (Dose)

NBER Working Paper No. w25072
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Pittsburgh and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Overconfidence in Political Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w19250
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
Pietro Ortoleva and Erik Snowberg
Princeton University - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Testing the Waters: Behavior Across Participant Pools

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7136
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Erik Snowberg and Leeat Yariv
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Princeton University
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lab selection, external validity, experiments

Testing the Waters: Behavior Across Participant Pools

NBER Working Paper No. w24781
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jul 2018
Erik Snowberg and Leeat Yariv
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Princeton University
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Testing the Waters: Behavior Across Participant Pools

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13015
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jul 2018
Erik Snowberg and Leeat Yariv
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Princeton University
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Experiments, External Validity, Lab Selection

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Experimenting with Measurement Error: Techniques with Applications to the Caltech Cohort Study

NBER Working Paper No. w21517
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Ben Gillen, Erik Snowberg and Leeat Yariv
Claremont Colleges, Claremont McKenna College, Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, Students, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Princeton University
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Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9059
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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forecasting, prediction markets

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The Right Type of Legislator: A Theory of Taxation and Representation

NBER Working Paper No. w24279
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Feb 2018
Andrea Mattozzi and Erik Snowberg
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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