Alessandro Acquisti

Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

Professor of Information Systems and Public Policy

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

United States

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Scholarly Papers (76)

1.

The Economics of Privacy

Journal of Economic Literature, 54(2): 442-492 (2016), Sloan Foundation Economics Research Paper No. 2580411
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Curtis R. Taylor and Liad Wagman
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Duke University - Department of Economics and Illinois Institute of Technology - Stuart School of Business, IIT
Downloads 9,169 (869)
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Information Economics, Privacy, Privacy Policies

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Empirical Analysis of Data Breach Litigation

Forthcoming in the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-30
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Sasha Romanosky, David A. Hoffman and Alessandro Acquisti
RAND Corporation, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 3,515 (4,399)
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data breach, identity theft, privacy litigation, docket analysis, docketology

Empirical Analysis of Data Breach Litigation

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 74-104, 2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Sasha Romanosky, David A. Hoffman and Alessandro Acquisti
RAND Corporation, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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The Best of Strangers: Context Dependent Willingness to Divulge Personal Information

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jul 2009
Leslie K. John, Alessandro Acquisti and George Loewenstein
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 2,044 (10,919)
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Privacy, Behavioral Economics, Laboratory Experiment, Consumer Research, Disclosure

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Beyond the Turk: Alternative Platforms for Crowdsourcing Behavioral Research

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 70, 153-163, 2017
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Eyal Peer, Sonam Samat, Laura Brandimarte and Alessandro Acquisti
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Federmann School of Government and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Face Recognition and Privacy in the Age of Augmented Reality

Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality, 6(2), 1, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jan 2019
Alessandro Acquisti, Ralph Gross and Frederic D. Stutzman
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Information and Library Science (SILS)
Downloads 1,325 (21,325)
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Face Recognition, Privacy, Augmented Reality

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Privacy Costs and Personal Data Protection: Economic and Legal Perspectives

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2010
Sasha Romanosky and Alessandro Acquisti
RAND Corporation and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 1,189 (25,076)
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information disclosure, security breach notification, data breaches, identity theft, privacy costs, ex ante safety regulation, ex post liability

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Do Data Breach Disclosure Laws Reduce Identity Theft? (Updated)

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 256-286, 2011
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2013
Sasha Romanosky, Rahul Telang and Alessandro Acquisti
RAND Corporation, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 1,126 (27,123)
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data breach disclosure, security breach notification, economics of information security, identity theft, fixed effects regression, difference in difference estimation

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Beyond the Privacy Paradox: Objective versus Relative Risk in Privacy Decision Making

MIS Quarterly 42(2):465-488 Jun 2018 http://doi.org/10.25300/MISQ/2018/14316
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
Idris Adjerid, Eyal Peer and Alessandro Acquisti
Pamplin College of Business, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Federmann School of Government and Public Policy and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 998 (32,229)
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Behavioral Economcis, Privacy, Privacy Paradox, Reference Dependence, Policy

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What's it to You? A Survey of Online Privacy Concerns and Risks

NET Institute Working Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Silent Listeners: The Evolution of Privacy and Disclosure on Facebook

Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality, 4(2), 2, 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jan 2019
Frederic D. Stutzman, Ralph Gross and Alessandro Acquisti
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Information and Library Science (SILS), Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 670 (55,555)
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social network sites, Facebook, disclosure, privacy

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Secrets and Likes: The Drive for Privacy and the Difficulty of Achieving It in the Digital Age

Acquisti, Alessandro, Brandimarte, Laura, and Loewenstein, George, 'Secrets and Likes: The Drive for Privacy and the Difficulty of Achieving It in the Digital Age'. Journal of Consumer Psychology. 30(4); 736-758 (Oct. 2020). doi.org/10.1002/jcpy.1191.
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Laura Brandimarte and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 593 (64,742)
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Privacy, Privacy regulation, Psychology of privacy, Privacy Paradox

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Conditioning Prices on Purchase History

Marketing Science, 24(3), 367-381, August 2005 http://doi.org/10.1287/mksc.1040.0103
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti and Hal R. Varian
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and School of Information
Downloads 556 (70,413)
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Price discrimination, Price conditioning, Privacy, Ecommerce, Microeconomics

Behavioral research and empirical modeling of marketing channels: Implications for both fields and a call for future research

Marketing Letters March 2010, Volume 21, pages 301–315 DOI: 10.1007/s11002-010-9109-y
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2020
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, Bocconi University, GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Notre Dame - Department of Marketing, Yale, Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, University of Texas at Dallas, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing DepartmentUniversity of Miami
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marketing channels, game theory, behavioral decision research

Behavioral Research and Empirical Modeling of Marketing Channels: Implications for Both Fields and a Call for Future Research

Marketing Letters 21(3):301-315 Sep 2010 http://doi.org/10.1007/s11002-010-9109-y
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, Bocconi University, GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University, Yale, Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, University of Texas at Dallas, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing DepartmentUniversity of Miami
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Marketing Channels, Game Theory, Behavioral Decision Research

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Information Frictions and Heterogeneity in Valuations of Personal Data

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2022
Avinash Collis, Alex Moehring, Ananya Sen and Alessandro Acquisti
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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value of data, data dividends, privacy, experiment, information treatments

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'Heads or Tails?' – A Reachability Bias in Binary Choice

Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40(6), 1656--1663, 2014 https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Maya Bar-Hillel, Eyal Peer and Alessandro Acquisti
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Federmann School of Government and Public Policy and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 302 (141,572)
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acquiescence bias; order effects; randomness cognition; reachability; response bias

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Interrupting Interruptions: A Digital Experiment on Social Media and Performance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2018
Veronica Marotta and Alessandro Acquisti
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 191 (220,339)
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Productivity app, social media interruptions, performance

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Reputation as a Sufficient Condition for Data Quality on Amazon Mechanical Turk

Behavior Research Methods,46, 1023–1031 (2014). https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-013-0434-y
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Eyal Peer, Joachim Vosgerau and Alessandro Acquisti
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Federmann School of Government and Public Policy, Bocconi University and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 151 (268,523)
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Online research; Amazon Mechanical Turk; Data quality; Reputation

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Misplaced Confidences Privacy and the Control Paradox

Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(3), 340--347, 2013 https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550612455931
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Laura Brandimarte, Alessandro Acquisti and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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privacy, control, paradox, behavioral economics of privacy, Web 2.0 applications

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'I Cheated, But Only a Little' – Partial Confessions to Unethical Behavior

Forthcoming in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2013
Eyal Peer, Alessandro Acquisti and Shaul Shalvi
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Federmann School of Government and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
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confessions; unethical behavior; negative emotions, decision making, credibility

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Privacy and Rationality in Individual Decision Making

IEEE Security & Privacy, 3(1): 26-33 Feb 2005 http://doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2005.22
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Jens Grossklags and Jens Grossklags
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Pennsylvania State UniversityTechnische Universität München (TUM) - Department of Informatics
Downloads 116 (327,706)
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Privacy, Rationality, Individual Decision Making

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What is Privacy Worth?

The Journal of Legal Studies, 42(2), 249--274, 2013 https://doi.org/10.1086/671754
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Leslie K. John and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Harvard Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 101 (360,043)
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Privacy

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Job Creation and Job Destruction in Russia: Some Preliminary Evidence from Enterprise-Level Data

Trinity Economic Technical Paper No. 1/00
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Oct 2001
Alessandro Acquisti and Hartmut Lehmann
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics
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labor dynamics, economics of transition

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The Effect of Online Privacy Information on Purchasing Behavior: An Experimental Study

Information Systems Research 22(2):254-268 01 Jan 2011 http://doi.org/10.1287/isre.1090.0260
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Carnegie Mellon University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (EECS)International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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privacy, information systems, economics, experimental economics

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ICT Challanges and Opportunities in Building a 'Bright Society'

Journal of the Association for Information Systems,19(2), 58-62 (2018)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2019
Wonseok Oh, Alessandro Acquisti and Choon Ling Sia
College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 80 (415,285)
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Information and Communication Technologies

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From Facebook Regrets to Facebook Privacy Nudges

Ohio State Law Journal, 74, 1307, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Feb 2019
Syracuse University - School of Information Studies, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Students, Carnegie Mellon University, Indiana University, Carnegie Mellon University, The Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Students, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science
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Privacy, Privacy Nudges, Facebook

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Strangers on a Plane: Context-Dependent Willingness to Divulge Sensitive Information

Journal of Consumer Research 37(5):858-873 Feb 2011 https://doi.org/10.1086/656423
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Leslie K. John, Alessandro Acquisti and George Loewenstein
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 45 (547,418)
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Privacy, Sensitive Information

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Privacy and Market Failures: Three Reasons for Concern, and Three Reasons for Hope

Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law, Vol. 10, No. 227, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Jan 2019
Alessandro Acquisti
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Privacy, Market Failures

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Do Interruptions Pay Off?: Effects of Interruptive Ads on Consumers' Willingness to Pay

Journal of Interactive Marketing, 25(4), 226--240 (2011) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intmar.2011.04.003
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti and Sarah Spiekermann
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Advertising, Attention, Privacy, Willingness to Pay, Electronic Commerce

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Reasons for Both Pessimism and Optimism: A Response to the Commentaries

Journal of Consumer Psychology 30.4 (2020): 780-783 https://doi.org/10.1002/jcpy.1187
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Laura Brandimarte and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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economic psychology, public policy issues, social networks and social media

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Personal Data Markets

Electronic Markets, 25(2): 91-93, 2015 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12525-015-0190-1
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2021
Sarah Spiekermann, Rainer Böhme, Alessandro Acquisti and Kai-Lung Hui
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Innsbruck, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - School of Business and Management
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Personal Data Markets

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Do Data Breach Disclosure Laws Reduce Identity Theft?

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 30(2), 256--286 (2011) https://doi.org/10.1002/pam.20567
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2021
Sasha Romanosky, Rahul Telang and Alessandro Acquisti
RAND Corporation, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 28 (642,680)
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Data Breach, Disclosure Laws, Identity Crimes

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Perception Versus Punishment in Cybercrime

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 109, No. 2, 314-331, Spring 2019
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
James Graves, Alessandro Acquisti and Ross J. Anderson
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Cambridge University Computer Laboratory
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Perceived Seriousness; White-Collar; Crime; Fraud

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Grime and Punishment: Job Insecurity and Wage Arrears in the Russian Federation

Journal of Comparative Economics, 27(4), 595--617, 1999
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Mar 1998 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2019
Hartmut Lehmann, Jonathan Wadsworth and Alessandro Acquisti
University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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When and Why Randomized Response Techniques (Fail To) Elicit the Truth

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 148(C), pages 101-123.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Bocconi University
Downloads 20 (701,725)
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Truth-Telling, Lying, Privacy, Information Disclosure, Survey Research

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The Impact of Relative Standards on the Propensity to Disclose

Journal of Marketing Research, 49(2), 160--174, 2012
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2022
Alessandro Acquisti, Leslie K. John and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Harvard Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 15 (743,185)
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survey design, self-disclosure, electronic commerce, privacy

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A Query-Theory Perspective of Privacy Decision Making

The Journal of Legal Studies, 45(S2), S97--S121 https://doi.org/10.1086/689599
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2022
Idris Adjerid, Sonam Samat and Alessandro Acquisti
Pamplin College of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 13 (761,284)
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Privacy, Decision Making

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An Experiment in Hiring Discrimination Via Online Social Networks

Management Science 66(3):1005-1024 Mar 2020 https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2018.3269
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2022
Alessandro Acquisti and Christina M. Fong
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 8 (809,533)
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Privacy, Economics, Social Networking Sites, Labor Discrimination

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Teaching Johnny Not to Fall for Phish

ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT) 10(2) Article number ARTN 7 May 2010 http://doi.org/10.1145/1754393.1754396
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology
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Operating Systems, Privacy, Security, Information Interfaces

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Guns, Privacy, and Crime

NBER Working Paper No. w29940
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2022
Alessandro Acquisti and Catherine E. Tucker
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
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Differential Discounting and Present Impact of Past Information

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147(1), 74-92
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Laura Brandimarte, Joachim Vosgerau and Alessandro Acquisti
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Bocconi University and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Differential Discounting, Past Information

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How Privacy’s past May Shape Its Future

SCIENCE 375(6578): 270-272 21 Jan 2022 10.1126/science.abj0826
Posted: 14 May 2022
Alessandro Acquisti, Laura Brandimarte and Jeff Hancock
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management and Stanford University

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Privacy

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Should Credit Card Issuers Reissue Cards in Response to a Data Breach?: Uncertainty and Transparency in Metrics for Data Security Policymaking

ACM Transactions on Internet Technology 18(4): Article #54, 1-19, (2018) doi.org/10.1145/3122983
Posted: 17 Dec 2021
James Graves, Alessandro Acquisti and Nicolas Christin
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University

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applied computing, law social and behavioral sciences, law, social and professional topics, computing/technology policy, computer crime, financial crime, identity crime

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Special Issue on Cyber Security, Privacy, and Ethics of Information Systems

Information Systems Frontiers 21: 1203-1205 (2019) doi.org/10.1007/s10796-019-09971-5
Posted: 17 Dec 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Tamara Dinev and Mark Keil
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Florida Atlantic University - School of Accounting and Georgia State University

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Identity Management, Privacy, and Price Discrimination

IEEE Security & Privacy 6(2):46-50 April 2008 http://doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2008.35
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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Identity Management, Privacy, Price Discrimination

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Nudging Privacy: The Behavioral Economics of Personal Information

IEEE Security & Privacy 7(6); 82-85 Nov 2009 https://doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2009.163
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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Privacy, Nudging Privacy

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The Challenges of Personal Data Markets and Privacy

Electronic Markets, 25(2), 161--167, 2015 http://doi.org/10.1007/s12525-015-0191-0
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Sarah Spiekermann, Alessandro Acquisti, Rainer Böhme and Kai-Lung Hui
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of Innsbruck and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - School of Business and Management

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Privacy, Data protection, Personal data markets, Internet economics, Big data

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Gone in 15 Seconds: The Limits of Privacy Transparency and Control

IEEE Security & Privacy, 11(4); 72--74, 2013 https://doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2013.86
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Idris Adjerid and Laura Brandimarte
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Pamplin College of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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Privacy, Privacy Transparency, Control

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Complementary Perspectives on Privacy and Security: Economics

IEEE SECURITY & PRIVACY 11(2):93-95 2013 https://doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2013.30
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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Privacy, Security, Economics

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Inducing Customers to Try New Goods

Review of Industrial Organization, 44(2), 131--146, 2014 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11151-013-9406-8
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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Customers, Recommendations, Consumer advertising, Merchants, Customer satisfaction, Consumer information, Consumer behavior, Consumer goods, Data mining

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Privacy and Human Behavior in the Age of Information

Science, 347(6221), 509--514, 2015
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Alessandro Acquisti, Laura Brandimarte and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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Privacy, Human Behavior, Information Age

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The Impact of Privacy Regulation on Technology Incentives: The Case of Health Information Exchanges

Management Science, 62(4), 1042--1063, 2015 https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2015.2194
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2021
Pamplin College of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, School of Information Systems and Management, The H. John Heinz III College, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit

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privacy, information systems, IT policy and management, economics of information systems, healthcare

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Predicting Social Security Numbers from Public Data

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(27):10975-10980 07 Jul 2009 http://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0904891106
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti and Ralph Gross
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University

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identity theft, online social networks, privacy, statistical reidentification

53.

The Impact of Reversibility on the Decision to Disclose Personal Information

Journal of Consumer Marketing, 33(6), 428--436, 2016
Posted: 06 Jan 2019
Eyal Peer and Alessandro Acquisti
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Federmann School of Government and Public Policy and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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Privacy, Self-disclosure, Personal information, Reversibility

54.

Big Data and Bad Data: On the Sensitivity of Security Policy to Imperfect Information

The University of Chicago Law Review, 83(1): 117-137 (2016)
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2021
James Graves, Alessandro Acquisti and Nicolas Christin
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University

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Big Data, Security Policy, Information Sharing

55.

The Welfare Impact of Targeted Advertising Technologies

Information Systems Research
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2021
Veronica Marotta, Yue Wu, Kaifu Zhang and Alessandro Acquisti
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, Alibaba Group and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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Informational Privacy, Targeted Advertising

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Choice Architecture, Framing, and Cascaded Privacy Choices

Management Science 65(5); 1949-2443 May 2019 https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2018.3028
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2022
Idris Adjerid, Alessandro Acquisti and George Loewenstein
Pamplin College of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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Choice Architecture, Privacy, Behavioral Economics, Policy

57.

Nudges for Privacy and Security: Understanding and Assisting Users’ Choices Online

A. Acquisti, I. Adjerid, R. Balebako, L. Brandimarte, L. Cranor, S. Komanduri, P. Leon, N. Sadeh, F. Schaub, M. Sleeper, Y. Wang, and S. Wilson. 2017. Nudges for Privacy and Security: Understanding and Assisting Users’ Choices Online. ACM Comput. Surv. 50, 3, Article 44 (August 2017).
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Pamplin College of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information, Carnegie Mellon University, Syracuse University - School of Information Studies and Carnegie Mellon University

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Privacy, Security, Nudge, Soft Paternalism, Behavioral Economics

58.

An Online Survey Experiment on Ambiguity and Privacy

Communications & Strategies, No. 88, 4th Quarter 2012, pp. 19-39
Posted: 04 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Jens Grossklags and Jens Grossklags
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Pennsylvania State UniversityTechnische Universität München (TUM) - Department of Informatics

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privacy, ambiguity, valuation of personal information, survey experiment

59.

Data Breaches and Identity Theft: When is Mandatory Disclosure Optimal?

TPRC 2010
Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Sasha Romanosky, Alessandro Acquisti and Richard Sharp
RAND Corporation, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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'Intelligent' vs. Human Capital in the Endogenous/Exogenous Growth Debate

Trinity College Economic Technical Paper 19/98
Posted: 08 Sep 1998
Alessandro Acquisti and Mario Baldassarri
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and University of Rome I - Department of Public Economics

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Von Neumann's Legacy: 'Intelligent' Capital in a Weightless Economy

Trinity Economic Technical Paper No. 18/98
Posted: 08 Sep 1998
Alessandro Acquisti
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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62.

Awareness, Adoption, and Misconceptions of Web Privacy Tools

Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies 3; 308-333, 27 Apr 2021 https://doi.org/10.2478/popets-2021-0049
Number of pages: 27
Clark University, Amazon, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
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Privacy, technology adoption, mental models, private browsing, VPN, Tor, ad blocking, antivirus

63.

Away From Prying Eyes: Analyzing Usage and Understanding of Private Browsing

Proceedings of the 14th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security 159-175. 2018
Number of pages: 18
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology
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browsing, privacy, security, security behavior observatory, software monitoring, tracking, targeted advertising

64.

Toggles, Dollar Signs, and Triangles: How to (In)Effectively Convey Privacy Choices with Icons and Link Texts

CHI '21: Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 63; 1-25, May 2021 https://doi.org/10.1145/3411764.3445387
Number of pages: 25
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology, Fordham University School of Law, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
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privacy, choice, icon design, CCPA

65.

Engineering Information Disclosure: Norm Shaping Designs

CHI '16: Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 587–597, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1145/2858036.2858346
Daphne Chang, Erin L. Krupka, Eytan Adar and Alessandro Acquisti
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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Nudging, Behaviors, Influence, behavior, Information, Privacy, Security

66.

From Intent to Action: Nudging Users Towards Secure Mobile Payments

Proceedings of the 16th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2020). 379-415. 2020
Number of pages: 38
Clark University, Amazon, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
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Privacy, security, user behavior, mobile payments, PMT

67.

Informing the Design of a Personalized Privacy Assistant for the Internet of Things

CHI '20: Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 1-13; April 2020. https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376389
Number of pages: 13
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science
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Internet of Things, Personalized Privacy Assistant, Interviews

68.

Can Privacy Nudges be Tailored to Individuals' Decision Making and Personality Traits?

Logan Warberg, Alessandro Acquisti, Douglas Sicker and Douglas Sicker
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and University of Colorado at DenverUniversity of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Computer Science

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Security, Privacy, Economics, Privacy Protections, Nudges, Behavior

69.

Raise the Curtains: The Effect of Awareness About Targeting on Consumer Attitudes and Purchase Intentions

Proceedings of the 13th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2017) 299-318. 2017
Number of pages: 21
Sonam Samat, Alessandro Acquisti and Linda Babcock
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Targeted ad, behavior, Privacy

70.

Increasing Adoption of Tor Browser Using Informational and Planning Nudges

Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies 2022(2):152-183 03 Mar 2022 http://doi.org/10.2478/popets-2022-0040
Number of pages: 32
Clark University, Amazon, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
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privacy, technology adoption, nudges, protection motivation theory, implementation intentions, Tor Browser

71.

An Empirical Analysis of Data Deletion and Opt-Out Choices on 150 Websites

Proceedings of the 15th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2019) 387-406. 2019
Number of pages: 21
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
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Privacy, opt-out choice, data deletion, advertising

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Can Digital Face-Morphs Influence Attitudes and Online Behaviors?

Proceedings of the 14th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security 117-125. 2018
Number of pages: 10
Eyal Peer, Sonam Samat and Alessandro Acquisti
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Federmann School of Government and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Face-morph, privacy, security, behavior, facial, targeted, marketing

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Format vs. Content: The Impact of Risk and Presentation on Disclosure Decisions

Proceedings of the 13th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2017) 377-384. 2017
Number of pages: 9
Sonam Samat and Alessandro Acquisti
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Privacy, behavior, privacy, content

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Do or Do Not, There Is No Try: User Engagement May Not Improve Security Outcomes

Proceedings of the 12th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2016) 97-111. 2016
Number of pages: 16
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (EECS)International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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security, behavior, computer

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"It's a scavenger hunt": Usability of Websites' Opt-Out and Data Deletion Choices

CHI '20: Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 1-12, April 2020 https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376511
Number of pages: 12
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
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Privacy, usability, privacy controls, email marketing, targeted advertising, data deletion

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The Impact of Ad-Blockers on Product Search and Purchase Behavior: A Lab Experiment

Proceedings of the 29th USENIX Security Symposium 163-179. 2020
Number of pages: 18
Alisa Frik, Amelia Haviland and Alessandro Acquisti
International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) / University of California Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Privacy, Ad-Blockers, Behavior, Purchasing

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 66
1.

Empirical Analysis of Data Breach Litigation

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Jul 2011
Sasha Romanosky, David A. Hoffman and Alessandro Acquisti
RAND Corporation, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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data breach, data breach litigation, docket analysis, identity theft

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Do Data Breach Disclosure Laws Reduce Identity Theft?

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Sasha Romanosky, Rahul Telang and Alessandro Acquisti
RAND Corporation, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Data breach disclosure, security breach notification, economics of information security, identity theft, fixed effects regression, difference in difference estimation