Silvia Saccardo

Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences

Assistant Professor

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

A Mega-Study of Text-Based Nudges Encouraging Patients to Get Vaccinated at an Upcoming Doctor’s Appointment

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3780267, Columbia Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 19 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 05 May 2021
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Anderson School of Management, Students, University of Pennsylvania, Geisinger Health System, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Yale School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, Geisinger Health System, University of Toronto - Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Harvard Business School, Northwestern University, University of Toronto, Harvard University - Department of Economics, The Wharton School, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business, Clarkson University–Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Bioethics ProgramGeisinger Health System, Center for Translational Bioethics and Health Care Policy, Columbia University, Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Geisinger Health System, University of Toronto - Behavioural Economics in Action at Rotman (BEAR), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Arizona, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at West O'ahu, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medicine and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology
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vaccination, COVID-19, nudge, influenza, field experiment

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The Demand for, and Avoidance of, Information

Number of pages: 118 Posted: 20 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2021
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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curiosity, information, information gap, motivated attention, ostrich effect

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Do Fines Deter Unethical Behavior? The Effect of Systematically Varying the Size and Probability of Punishment

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Katharina Laske, Silvia Saccardo and Uri Gneezy
University of Cologne, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Deception, Deterrence, Lab Experiment, Unethical Behavior, Risk, Punishment

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Behavioral Nudges Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations

Dai, H., Saccardo, S., Han, M.A., Roh L., Raja, N., Vangala, S., Modi, H., Pandya, S., Sloyan, M., Croymans, D.M. (2021) Behavioural nudges increase COVID-19 vaccinations. Nature. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03843-2
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 05 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2021
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Health System, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Health System, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Health System, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Health System, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Health System, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Health System and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Health System
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vaccination, COVID-19, nudges, RCT, psychological ownership, information intervention

Cognitive Flexibility or Moral Commitment? Evidence of Anticipated Belief Distortion

Number of pages: 122 Posted: 07 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 12 May 2022
Silvia Saccardo and Marta Serra-Garcia
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Belief distortion, morality, sophistication, commitment, experiments

Cognitive Flexibility or Moral Commitment? Evidence of Anticipated Belief Distortion

CESifo Working Paper No. 8529
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 15 Sep 2020
Silvia Saccardo and Marta Serra-Garcia
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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belief distortion, morality, sophistication, commitment, experiments

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Bribery: Behavioral Drivers of Distorted Decisions

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2018
Uri Gneezy, Silvia Saccardo and Roel van Veldhuizen
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and WZB Berlin Social Science Center
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Bribery, Corruption, Reciprocity, Moral Costs, Motivated Beliefs

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Lifestyle and Mental Health Disruptions During COVID-19

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
Osea Giuntella, Kelly Hyde, Silvia Saccardo and Sally Sadoff
University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 217 (196,554)
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COVID-19, health, mental health, depression, higher education, physical activity, sleep

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Bribing the Self

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Feb 2020
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Advice, Self-Deception, Self-Image, Motivated Beliefs, Laboratory Experiment

Bribing the Self

CESifo Working Paper No. 8065
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Feb 2020
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Lund University
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advice, self-deception, self-image, motivated beliefs, laboratory experiment

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Assessing Nudge Scalability: Two Lessons from Large-scale RCTs

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2022
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Health System, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Health System, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Division of General Internal Medicine and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Health System
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Randomized controlled trials, Science policy, Nudge, Scalability, COVID-19, Vaccinations

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Deception and Reciprocity

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2019
Despoina Alempaki, Gönül Doğan and Silvia Saccardo
University of Warwick, University of Cologne and Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Deception; Lying costs; Reciprocity; Punishment; Laboratory Experiment

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A Must Lie Situation: Avoiding Giving Negative Feedback

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Jul 2016
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Copenhagen, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Lying, feedback, overconfidence, updating, laboratory experiment

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Lying for Image

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Dec 2021
Kai Barron, Agne Kajackaite and Silvia Saccardo
WZB Berlin Social Science Center, WZB Berlin Social Science Center and Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Lying, Cheating, Image, Experiment

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How Close is Too Close: The effect of near losses on subsequent risk taking

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Apr 2021
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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near misses, decision making, risk, luck

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Near-Miss Deterrence: Incorporating Near-Miss Effects into Deterrence Theory

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Apr 2021
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University
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Deterrence, Ethics, Cheating, Risk-Taking

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One Size Does Not Fit All: Behavioral Intervention to Promote Vaccination

Galizzi, M. (2022). Behavioural Economics and Policy for Pandemics. Cambridge University Press.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jul 2022
Ilana Brody, Silvia Saccardo and Hengchen Dai
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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vaccination, heterogeneity, behavioral science

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Image Concerns and Lying Behavior

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 May 2022
Kai Barron, Agne Kajackaite and Silvia Saccardo
affiliation not provided to SSRN, WZB Berlin Social Science Center and Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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C91, D82, D91

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Lifestyle and Mental Health Disruptions During Covid-19

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13569
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 10 Aug 2020
Osea Giuntella, Kelly Hyde, Silvia Saccardo and Sally Sadoff
University of Oxford, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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COVID-19, mental health, lifestyle disruptions

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Arbitrage or Narrow Bracketing? On Using Money to Measure Intertemporal Preferences

NBER Working Paper No. w25232
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2022
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of Copenhagen, University of Oregon - Department of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) - Lingnan (University) College
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Mis-Nudging Morality

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 May 2022
Coby Morvinski, Silvia Saccardo and On Amir
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business & Managment, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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nudges, self-serving behavior, morals