Nathan Berg

University of Otago, Department of Economics

Associate Professor

P.O. Box 56

Dunedin, Otago 9016

New Zealand

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

As-If Behavioral Economics: Neoclassical Economics in Disguise?

History of Economic Ideas, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 133-166, 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Nathan Berg and Gerd Gigerenzer
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Downloads 715 (19,165)
Citation 10

Abstract:

bounded rationality, ecological rationality, as-if, fit, prediction, decision, process

2.

Non-Response Bias

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOCIAL MEASUREMENT, Vol. 2, pp. 865-873, Kempf-Leonard, K., ed., London, Academic Press
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 236 (34,876)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Sampling Error, Non-Representative Sample, Bias, Mis-reporting, Misreporting, Non-response, Nonresponse, Missing, Imputation, Weighting, Randomized Response

3.

Behavioral Economics

21ST CENTURY ECONOMICS: A REFERENCE HANDBOOK, Vol. 2, pp. 861-872, Free, R. C., ed., Los Angeles: Sage
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Sep 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 205 (105,285)
Citation 2

Abstract:

bounded rationality, ecological rationality, Herbert Simon, as-if, survey

4.

Measuring the Effect of Sexual Orientation on Income: Evidence of Discrimination?

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 20, pp. 394-414, 2002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Donald D. Lien
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 145 (136,585)
Citation 18

Abstract:

GBL, behavioral economics, gay, lesbian, civil rights, logit, logistic, discrete dependent variables, limited dependent variables, misreporting, nonresponse, mis-reporting, non-response

5.

Financial Advisors and Their Clients: Information Search and Portfolio Choice Among Bank Customers

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
University of Otago, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Pädagogische Hochschule (PH) Ludwigsburg University of Education
Downloads 119 (180,007)

Abstract:

Lexicographic, Non-compensatory, Heuristic, Bank Customers, Behavioral Economics, Ecological Rationality

6.

Review of Microeconomics: Behavior, Institutions, and Evolution, by Bowles, S.

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 444-447, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 94 (182,245)

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics, Institutional Economics, Normative Economics

7.

Democracy Under Uncertainty: The ‘Wisdom of Crowds’ and the Free-Rider Problem in Group Decision Making

Psychological Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Hokkaido University - Behavioral Science, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Hokkaido University - Behavioral Science and University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 93 (208,399)
Citation 1

Abstract:

group decision making under uncertainty, free-rider problem, majority-plurality rules, marginally-diminishing group returns, evolutionary games, behavioral experiment

8.

Behavioral Labor Economics

HANDBOOK OF CONTEMPORARY BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS, pp. 457-478, Altman, M., ed., New York
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 81 (195,231)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, As-If, Methodology, Choice Under Uncertainty, Procedural Rationality

9.

Access to Grocery Stores in Dallas

International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 22-37, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and James Murdoch
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
Downloads 64 (257,933)
Citation 1

Abstract:

food security, grocery stores, neighbourhoods, imitation

10.

Behavioural Economics, Business Decision Making and Applied Policy Analysis

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 9, No. 2/3, pp. 123-125, 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 62 (283,642)

Abstract:

Normative Economics, Behavioral Economics, Policy, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, As-If, Methodology, Choice Under Uncertainty, Procedural Rationality

11.

Demand for Self Control: A Model of Consumer Response to Programs and Products that Moderate Consumption

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Jeong-Yoo Kim
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Kyung Hee University - Department of Economics
Downloads 59 (290,654)

Abstract:

Preference Choice, Preference Change, Moderation, Restraint, Desire, Financial, Decision Making, Consumer Credit, Consumer Finance, Institutional Design, Ecological Rationality, Bounded Rationality, Behavioral Economics

12.

Finance, Psychology, Economics and the Design of Successful Institutions

ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION AND THE CHOICE OF ASIA, W. Jingping, ed., pp. 502-509, Shanghai: Fudan University Press
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 54 (297,926)

Abstract:

Ecological Rationality, Bounded Rationality, Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Economic Growth

13.

Review of Conflict and Cooperation: Institutional and Behavioral Economics, by Schmid, A.

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 866-868, 2005
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 51 (310,999)

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics, Policy, Normative Behavioral Economics, Non-compensatory, Institutional Design, Incommensurability, Kaldor Hicks

14.

Does Consistency Predict Accuracy of Beliefs?: Economists Surveyed About PSA

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg, Guido Biele and Gerd Gigerenzer
University of Otago, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Downloads 50 (292,995)
Citation 1

Abstract:

logical consistency, predictive accuracy, elicitation, non-Bayesian, ecological rationality

15.

Normative Behavioral Economics

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 32, pp. 411-427, 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 48 (292,995)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Methodology, Normative, Behavioral

16.

Psychology Implies Paternalism? Bounded Rationality May Reduce the Rationale to Regulate Risk-Taking

Social Choice and Welfare, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 337-359, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Gerd Gigerenzer
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Downloads 40 (322,172)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Normative Economics, Behavioral Economics, Policy, Ecological Rationality, Satisficing, Libertarian Paternalism, As-If, Methodology, Choice Under Uncertainty, Procedural Rationality

17.

Does Society Benefit from Investor Overconfidence in the Ability of Financial Market Experts?

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 58, pp. 95-116, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Donald D. Lien
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (337,060)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Overconfidence, Heterogeneous beliefs, Disagreement, Financial markets, Expert, Trust

18.

Inconsistency Pays?: Time-Inconsistent Subjects and EU Violators Earn More

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
University of Otago, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University and University of Arizona, Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law Program
Downloads 33 (356,477)
Citation 2

Abstract:

behavioral economics, hyperbolic discounting, hypobolic, normative, coherence, correspondence, consistency, irrationality, rationality

19.

Tailoring Globalization to National Needs and Wellbeing: One Size Never Fits All

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 9, No. 2/3, pp. 319-334, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Shlomo Maital
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Downloads 32 (316,527)
Citation 1

Abstract:

globalisation, institutions, behavioural economics, Kaldor-Hicks, inevitability

20.

New Reform Strategies and Welfare Participation in Canada

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Todd Gabel
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 32 (353,085)

Abstract:

Social Assistance, PRWORA, TANF, Work Requirements, Diversion, Earnings, Exemptions, Time Limits, Natural Experiments

21.

Behavioral Cost-Benefit Economics: Toward a New Normative Approach to Policy

GLOBAL BUSINESS & ECONOMICS REVIEW - ANTHOLOGY, pp. 132-141, Kantarelis, D. ed., 2002
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (385,852)

Abstract:

Cost-Benefit Analysis, Behavioral Economics, Status-Quo Effect, Loss Aversion, Overconfidence, Hyperbolic Discounting

22.

Dynamic Correlation: A Tool for Hedging House Price Risk?

Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 17-28, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
University of Otago, Department of Economics, SUNY at Geneseo - John Wiley Jones School of Business and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (390,038)

Abstract:

Real Estate, Time-Varying Risk, Time-Dependent Variance, Risk Premium, Risk Aversion, Housing Risk, Portfolio Choice, Ecological Rationality, Behavioral Economics, Bounded Rationality

23.

Success from Satisficing and Imitation: Entrepreneurs’ Location Choice and Implications of Heuristics for Local Economic Development

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (378,000)

Abstract:

Process Model, Bounded Rationality, Interview Data, Ethnic, Discrimination, Low income, Neighborhood, Lexicographic, Non-compensatory, Business Owners

24.

Imitation in Location Choice

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (394,297)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Imitation, Location, Ecological Rationality, Bounded Rationality, Lock-In, Neighborhood, Abandoned

25.

Peacemaking Among Inconsistent Rationalities?

IS THERE VALUE IN INCONSISTENCY? C. Engel, L. Daston, eds., 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Gerd Gigerenzer
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Downloads 22 (398,741)

Abstract:

rationality, rationalities, irrationality, bounded rationality, biology, biological rationality

26.

Same-Sex Sexual Behavior: U.S. Frequency Estimates from Survey Data with Simultaneous Misreporting and Non-Response

Applied Economics, Vol. 38, No. 7, pp. 757-769, 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Donald D. Lien
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (390,038)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Homosexual, Heterosexual, Sexual Orientation, Gay, Lesbian, Economic Demography, Discrete Dependent Variable, Augmented Logit, Mis-reporting, Nonresponse

27.

Fast Acceptance by Common Experience: FACE-Recognition in Schelling’s Model of Neighborhood Segregation

Judgment and Decision Making, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 391-410, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Sep 2010
University of Otago, Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and Polish Academy of Sciences
Downloads 19 (438,118)
Citation 1

Abstract:

ethnic, discrimination, lexicographic, non-compensatory, heuristic, urban economics, institutional design

28.

A Simple Bayesian Procedure for Sample Size Determination in an Audit of Property Value Appraisals

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 133-155, Spring 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Nov 2006
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (443,319)

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29.

Hedging Housing Risk and the New Economy: Is There a Connection, and Should Firms Care?

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 10-36
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (443,319)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Real Estate Economics, Real Estate Risk, Residential Markets, Labor and Housing Markets, Behavioral Economics, House Prices, Home Prices, Volatility

30.

Tracking-Error Decision Rules and Accumulated Wealth

Applied Mathematical Finance, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 91-119, 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Donald D. Lien
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (443,319)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics, Normative Economics, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, Agent-Based, Computational Economics, Choice Under Uncertainty, Third Moment, Risk, Procedural Rationality

31.

Coping with Journal-Price Inflation: Leading Policy Proposals and the Quality-Spectrum

Economics Bulletin, Vol. 4, No. 14, pp. 1-8, 2002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 14 (448,397)

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics, Economics of Education, Economics of Science, Libraries, Economics of Economics, Quantity-Quality, Production of Knowledge, Interview, Librarians

32.

Decision-Making Environments in Which Unboundedly Rational Decision Makers Choose to Ignore Relevant Information

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 59-73
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 14 (469,023)
Citation 2

Abstract:

ignoring, information, bounded rationality, optimising; adaptive, behavioural, decision

33.

Illusive Competition in School Reform: Comment on Merrifield's 'Imagined Evidence and False Imperatives'

Journal of School Choice, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 290-306
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 13 (474,071)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics, Education Economics, Experimental Economics, Policy Experiment, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, As-If, Methodology, Choice, Procedural Rationality, Normative Economics

34.

No-Decision Classification: An Alternative to Testing for Statistical Significance

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 33, No. 5, pp. 631-650, 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 12 (463,805)

Abstract:

Significance, Statistical significance, Economic significance, Hypothesis test, Critical region, Type II, Power

35.

Rational Ignoring with Unbounded Cognitive Capacity

Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 792-809, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Ulrich Hoffrage
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
Downloads 11 (453,534)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Ignoring, Value of information, Heuristic, Bounded rationality, Ecological rationality

36.

Experiments to Generate New Data about School Choice

Journal of School Choice, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 397-413, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (489,379)

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics, Education Economics, Experimental Economics, Policy Experiment, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, As-If, Methodology, Choice, Procedural Rationality

37.

Negatively Correlated Author Seniority and the Number of Acknowledged People: Name-Recognition as a Signal of Scientific Merit

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 1234-1247, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and João Ricardo Faria
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance
Downloads 10 (484,324)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Academic Networks, Economists, Economics of Science

38.

Sexual Orientation and Self-Reported Lying

Review of Economics of the Household, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 83-104
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Donald D. Lien
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (479,183)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Deception, Sexual orientation, Gay, Misreporting, Non-response

39.

Negatively Correlated Author Seniority and the Number of Acknowledged People: Name-Recognition as a Signal of Scientific Merit?

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 1234-1247, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (484,324)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Academic Networks, Economists, Economics of Science

40.

Compressed Environments: Unbounded Optimizers Should Sometimes Ignore Information

Minds and Machines, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 259-275, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Ulrich Hoffrage
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
Downloads 7 (484,324)

Abstract:

Ecological rationality, Bounded rationality, Frugality, Simplicity

41.

Did Tax Cuts on Earned Income Reduce Welfare Participation in Canada?

Australian Tax Forum, Vol. 32(1), 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Apr 2017
Todd Gabel and Nathan Berg
University of Texas at Dallas and University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (536,072)

Abstract:

42.

Harsh Norms and Screening for Loyalty

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 68, Issue 3, pp. 205-217, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Jul 2016
Nathan Berg and Jeong-Yoo Kim
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Kyung Hee University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (548,341)

Abstract:

group, loyalty, norms, screening, signaling

43.

Did Canadian Welfare Reform Work? The Effects of New Reform Strategies on Social Assistance Participation

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 494-528, 2015,
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Nathan Berg and Todd Gabel
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 0 (548,341)

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44.

A Robustness Check of the Spatial Hedonic Difference-in-Differences Methodology

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2013
University of Otago, Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics

Abstract:

announcement effect, behavioral reaction bias, property values, residential real estate, scattered-site public housing, spatial falsification exercise, spatial hedonic difference-in-differences