Alex Imas

Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Inalytics Limited, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences 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
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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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
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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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
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Prosocial, incentives, warm glow

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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
Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Wayfair, Inc.
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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
Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Wayfair, Inc.
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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
Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Wayfair LLC
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discrimination

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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, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5953
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Uri Gneezy and Alex Imas
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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experiments, methodology, field experiments

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Doing Less With More

9th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2018
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2019
Rawley Heimer and Alex Imas
Boston College - Department of Finance and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Loss Chasing, Disposition Effect, Prospect Theory, Behavioral Finance

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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
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, 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
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Maryland
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time preferences, waiting periods, heuristics, deliberation, field experiments

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, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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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, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences 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, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences 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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Regret in One-Shot and Recurrent Decisions: A Cautionary Tale

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5939
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh
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regret aversion, separability, incentives

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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
Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. w25935
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Jun 2019
Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination

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

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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
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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dynamic risk attitudes, prior losses, choice bracketing