Alexander Peysakhovich

Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab

Behavioral Economist

New Haven, CT

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Social Heuristics Shape Intuitive Cooperation

Nature Communications (2014) 5:3677
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2016
Yale University, Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab, Yale University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Department of Psychology, Students, Yale School of Management, Harvard College, Harvard University and Harvard University - Department of Psychology
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Citation 2

Abstract:

public goods game, dual process, economic games, prisoner's dilemma

2.

Habits of Virtue: Creating Norms of Cooperation and Defection in the Laboratory

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 16 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2016
Alexander Peysakhovich and David G. Rand
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Yale University
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Prosociality, culture, norms, cooperation, altruism, punishment, trust

3.

Why We Cooperate

Forthcoming in Jean Decety & Thalia Wheatley (eds.) “The Moral Brain: Multidisciplinary Perspectives” (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2014),
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Apr 2014
Jillian J. Jordan, Alexander Peysakhovich and David G. Rand
Yale University - Department of Psychology, Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Yale University
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Citation 1

Abstract:

cooperation, dual process, game theory, evolutionary game theory, experimental economics, economic games

4.

Using Methods from Machine Learning to Evaluate Behavioral Models of Choice Under Risk and Ambiguity

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2017
Alexander Peysakhovich and Jeffrey Naecker
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Wesleyan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 245 (26,742)

Abstract:

behavioral economics, risk, ambiguity, microeconomics, machine learning, experimental economics

5.

Humans Display a 'Cooperative Phenotype' that is Domain General and Temporally Stable

Nature Communications, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Alexander Peysakhovich, Martin A. Nowak and David G. Rand
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab, Harvard University and Yale University
Downloads 234 (84,114)

Abstract:

cooperation, altruism, punishment, reciprocity, internal validity, external validity

6.

When Punishment Doesn't Pay: 'Cold Glow' and Decisions to Punish

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2016
Aurelie Ouss and Alexander Peysakhovich
University of Chicago Crime Lab and Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab
Downloads 133 (121,627)
Citation 2

Abstract:

punishment, cooperation, behavioral economics, law and economics

7.

Proper Scoring Rules and Risk Aversion

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Mar 2012
Alexander Peysakhovich and Mikkel Plagborg-Møller
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

scoring rules, risk aversion, decision-making

8.

Recency, Records and Recaps: Learning and Non-Equilibrium Behavior in a Simple Decision Problem

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2016
Drew Fudenberg and Alexander Peysakhovich
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab
Downloads 81 (189,152)

Abstract:

learning, decision problems, behavioral economics

9.

How to Commit (If You Must): Commitment Contracts and the Dual-Self Model

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Alexander Peysakhovich
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab
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Abstract:

behavioral economics, dual self model, commitment contracts, self control

10.

In-Group Favoritism Caused by Pokemon Go and the Use of Machine Learning for Principled Investigation of Potential Moderators

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Alexander Peysakhovich and David G. Rand
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Yale University
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Abstract:

behavioral economics, in group bias, machine learning

11.

Paying (for) Attention: The Impact of Information Processing Costs on Bayesian Inference

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2016
Scott Duke Kominers, Xiaosheng Mu and Alexander Peysakhovich
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab
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Abstract:

behavioral economics, learning, bayesian updating

12.

The Good, the Bad, and the Unflinchingly Selfish: Cooperative Decision-Making Can Be Predicted with High Accuracy Using Only Three Behavioral Types

Proceedings of 17th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2016
Ziv G. Epstein, Alexander Peysakhovich and David G. Rand
Claremont Colleges - Pomona College, Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Yale University
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Abstract:

machine learning, social preferences, behavioral economics, prosociality