Alex Imas

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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Selling Fast and Buying Slow: Heuristics and Trading Performance of Institutional Investors

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2019
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Inalytics Limited, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and MIT Sloan School of Management
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Heuristics, Behavioral Finance, Expert Decision-Making, Limited Attention

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Do People Anticipate Loss Aversion?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2015
Alex Imas, Sally Sadoff and Anya Samek
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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loss aversion, incentives, contracts, framing

Do People Anticipate Loss Aversion?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5277
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Alex Imas, Sally Sadoff and Anya Samek
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Citation 26

The Dynamics of Discrimination: Theory and Evidence

PIER Working Paper No. 18-016
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2018
University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Wayfair, Inc.
Downloads 298 (110,150)
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Discrimination, Dynamic Behavior, Field Experiment

The Dynamics of Discrimination: Theory and Evidence

PIER Working Paper No. 17-021
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Dec 2017
University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Wayfair, Inc.
Downloads 161 (200,029)
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Discrimination, Dynamic Behavior, Field Experiment

The Dynamics of Discrimination: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13113
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 Aug 2018
University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Wayfair LLC
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discrimination

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Working for 'Warm Glow': On the Benefits and Limits of Prosocial Incentives

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Alex Imas
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 378 (84,909)
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Prosocial, incentives, warm glow

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Ownership, Learning, and Beliefs

10th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2020
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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biased beliefs, attention, ownership, attention, behavioral economics, learning, extrapolation

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Lab in the Field: Measuring Preferences in the Wild

Forthcoming in the Handbook of Field Experiments, edited by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Uri Gneezy and Alex Imas
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 222 (149,610)
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experiments, methodology, field experiments

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Biased By Choice: How Access to Leverage Exacerbates Financial Mistakes

9th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2018
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2020
Rawley Heimer and Alex Imas
Boston College - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 195 (168,868)
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Loss Chasing, Disposition Effect, Prospect Theory, Behavioral Finance

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Dynamic Inconsistency in Risky Choice: Evidence from the Lab and Field

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 09 Jun 2020
Boston College - Department of Finance, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Mannheim - Department of Banking and Finance
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dynamic risk taking, choice under uncertainty, probability weighting, dynamic inconsistency, behavioral economics, retail trading, limit orders

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Mental Accounting, Similarity, and Preferences Over the Timing of Outcomes

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Sep 2019
Ellen Evers and Alex Imas
UC Berkeley, Haas and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Mental Accounting, Hedonic Editing, Similarity, Categorization, Prospect theory, Intertemporal preferences

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Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-86
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2019
University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13790
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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discrimination, Inaccurate Beliefs

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A History of Violence: Field Evidence on Trauma, Discounting and Present Bias

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5338
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 May 2015
Alex Imas, Michael Kuhn and Vera Mironova
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Maryland
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present bias, violence, field experiments

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Waiting to Choose

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6162
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Dec 2016
Alex Imas, Michael Kuhn and Vera Mironova
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Maryland
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time preferences, waiting periods, heuristics, deliberation, field experiments

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Behavioral Food Subsidies

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 13 May 2020
Andy Brownback, Alex Imas and Michael Kuhn
University of Arkansas, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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nutrition, subsidy, agency, deliberation, waiting periods, field experiment

Estimating Individual Ambiguity Aversion: A Simple Approach

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5220
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Uri Gneezy, Alex Imas and John A. List
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 81 (330,556)

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ambiguity aversion, experiments, estimation

Estimating Individual Ambiguity Aversion: A Simple Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w20982
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Mar 2015
Uri Gneezy, Alex Imas and John A. List
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Opting-In to Prosocial Incentives

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6840
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
University of Chile, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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decision making, incentives, prosocial behavior, field experiments

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Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination

PIER Working Paper No. 19-010, May 2019
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Jun 2019
University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Discrimination, Inaccurate Beliefs

Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. w25935
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Jun 2019
University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Regret in One-Shot and Recurrent Decisions: A Cautionary Tale

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5939
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh
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regret aversion, separability, incentives

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Mimetic Dominance and the Economics of Exclusion: Private Goods in Public Context

Number of pages: 56
Alex Imas and Kristof Madarasz
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Mimetic Preferences, Objects of Desire, Exclusion, Trade, Competition, Inequality, Veblen Goods

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The Realization Effect: Risk-Taking after Realized versus Paper Losses

Posted: 04 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2014
Alex Imas
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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dynamic risk attitudes, prior losses, choice bracketing