John Gathergood

University of Nottingham - School of Economics

Professor of Economics

Sir Clive Granger Building

University Park

Nottingham, NG7 2RD

United Kingdom

http://https://sites.google.com/site/gathergoodjohn/

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Scholarly Papers (30)

How Do Individuals Repay Their Debt? The Balance-Matching Heuristic

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-7
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 18 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
John Gathergood, Neale Mahoney, Neil Stewart and Joerg Weber
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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Credit Cards, Consumer Borrowing, Rational Behavior, Balance Matching, Heuristics

How Do Individuals Repay Their Debt? The Balance-Matching Heuristic

NBER Working Paper No. w24161
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 03 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2021
John Gathergood, Neale Mahoney, Neil Stewart and Joerg Weber
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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Self-Control, Financial Literacy & the Co-Holding Puzzle

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 107, No. Part B, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 08 May 2017
John Gathergood and Joerg Weber
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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Consumer credit; Self-control; Financial literacy

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Financial Literacy and Indebtedness: New Evidence for U.K. Consumers

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 May 2011
John Gathergood and Richard F. Disney
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham
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financial literacy, consumer credit, financial education

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Self-Control, Financial Literacy and Consumer Over-Indebtedness

Journal of Economic Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2012
John Gathergood
University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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over-indebtedness, financial literacy, self-control

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Investor Logins and the Disposition Effect

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 21 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
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reference point, disposition effect, attention, login, investor behavior

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Naïve Buying Diversification and Narrow Framing by Individual Investors

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 21 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2020
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, Independent, University of Warwick and Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
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investor behavior, portfolio allocation, naive diversification, narrow bracketing

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How Do Consumers Avoid Penalty Fees? Evidence From Credit Cards

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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credit cards, penalty fees, automatic payments, direct deposit

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The Red, the Black, and the Plastic: Paying Down Credit Card Debt for Hotels Not Sofas

Quispe Torreblanca E G, Stewart N, Gathergood J, Loewenstein G. The red, the black, and the plastic: paying down credit card debt for hotels not sofas. Management Sci., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 19 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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mental accounting, credit cards, debt repayment

Attention Utility: Evidence From Individual Investors

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
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information utility, attention, investor behavior

Attention Utility: Evidence from Individual Investors

CESifo Working Paper No. 8091
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Feb 2020
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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information utility, attention, login, investor behavior

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Financial Literacy, Present Bias and Alternative Mortgage Products

Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 78, May 2017, Pages 58–83, doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2017.01.022.
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2017
John Gathergood and Joerg Weber
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
Downloads 217 (172,692)
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Mortgages; Financial literacy; Present bias; Alternative mortgage products

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Consumption and Life Satisfaction: A Micro Panel Data Study

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 May 2017
Gordon D. A. Brown and John Gathergood
University of Warwick - Department of Psychology and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Life Satisfaction, Consumption, Conspicuous Consumption

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Levelling Down and the COVID-19 Lockdowns: Uneven Regional Recovery in UK Consumer Spending

Covid Economics 67: 24-52 (2021)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Mar 2021
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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Consumption, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Household Finance, Lockdowns, Credit Cards, Regional Inequality

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Debt and Depression: Evidence on Causal Links and Social Stigma Effects

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Sep 2011
John Gathergood
University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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debt, over-indebtedness, depression, reference group effects

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Financial Literacy: A Barrier to Home Ownership for the Young?

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 99, May 2017, pp. 62-78, doi.org/10.1016/j.jue.2017.02.001
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2017
John Gathergood and Joerg Weber
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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Home ownership; Financial literacy; Mortgages; Household finance

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House Prices, Wealth Effects and Labour Supply

CFS Working Paper, No. 556
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Richard F. Disney and John Gathergood
University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Labour supply, Wealth effects, House prices

House Prices, Wealth Effects and Labour Supply

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jul 2013
Richard F. Disney and John Gathergood
University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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labour supply, wealth effects, house prices

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Relative Rank and Life Satisfaction: Evidence from US Households

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
Gordon D. A. Brown, John Gathergood and Joerg Weber
University of Warwick - Department of Psychology, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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relative rank, social comparison, life satisfaction, income inequality

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Why Are Some Households So Poorly Insured?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
John Gathergood and Daniel Wylie
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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consumption insurance, financial fragility, financial literacy, present bias

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House Prices, Home Equity and Health

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Jan 2013
Eleonora Fichera and John Gathergood
University of Manchester and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
Downloads 97 (328,038)
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health, home equity, house prices

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Can We Predict Which Consumer Credit Users Will Suffer Financial Distress?

FCA Occasional Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2017
John Gathergood and Benedict Guttman-Kenney
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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When Setting a Default Payment Harms Credit Card Holders

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Aug 2018
Hiroaki Sakaguchi, Neil Stewart and John Gathergood
University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
Downloads 82 (364,092)
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Defaults; Inattention; Prominence; Automatic Repayment; Credit Card

How Do Americans Repay Their Debt? The Balance-Matching Heuristic

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Feb 2019
John Gathergood, Neale Mahoney, Neil Stewart and Joerg Weber
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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credit cards, consumer borrowing, rational behavior, balance matching, heuristics

How Do Americans Repay Their Debt? The Balance-Matching Heuristic

NBER Working Paper No. w25557
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
John Gathergood, Neale Mahoney, Neil Stewart and Joerg Weber
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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The Co-holding Puzzle: New Evidence from Transaction-Level Data

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
John Gathergood and Arna Olafsson
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Copenhagen Business School
Downloads 68 (409,324)
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co-holding, credit card puzzle, household finance

The Co-Holding Puzzle: New Evidence from Transaction-Level Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14799
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 May 2020
John Gathergood and Arna Olafsson
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Copenhagen Business School
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co-holding, credit card puzzle, household finance

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How Preferences for Round Numbers Affect Choices: Stickiness and Jumpiness in Credit Card Payments

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 24 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Hiroaki Sakaguchi, John Gathergood and Neil Stewart
University of Warwick, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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credit cards, round numbers, heuristic, policy evaluation

Academic Salaries and Public Evaluation of University Research: Evidence from the UK Research Excellence Framework

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2018
Gianni De Fraja, Giovanni Facchini and John Gathergood
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Research evaluation, Research funding, Research Excellence Framework.

How Much is that Star in the Window? Professorial Salaries and Research Performance in UK Universities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11638
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Nov 2016
Gianni De Fraja, Giovanni Facchini and John Gathergood
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Higher education competition, Research Excellence Framework, Research funding, Salary inequality, University sector

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The English Patient: Evaluating Local Lockdowns Using Real-Time COVID-19 & Consumption Data

Covid Economics 64: 73-100 (2021)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2021
John Gathergood and Benedict Guttman-Kenney
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 63 (420,670)
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Consumption, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Household Finance, Local Lockdowns, Credit Cards

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At the Top of the Mind: Peak Prices and the Disposition Effect

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Warwick, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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reference points, disposition effect, selling homes, investor behaviour

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Does Homeownership Reduce Crime? A Radical Housing Reform from the UK

CFS Working Paper, No. 651, 2020
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 28 Feb 2021
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Crime; Homeownership; Public Housing

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Naïve *Buying* Diversification and Narrow Framing by Individual Investors

NBER Working Paper No. w25567
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 12 May 2021
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, Lloyds Banking Group, University of Warwick and Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
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House Prices, Wealth Effects and Labour Supply

Economica, Vol. 85, Issue 339, pp. 449-478, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jun 2018
Richard Disney and John Gathergood
University of Sussex and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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House Price Shocks and Household Indebtedness in the United Kingdom

Economica, Vol. 77, Issue 307, pp. 472-496, July 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
Richard F. Disney, Sarah Bridges and John Gathergood
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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