Alessandro Acquisti

Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College

Professor of Information Systems and Public Policy

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

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: 31 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Sasha Romanosky, David A. Hoffman and Alessandro Acquisti
RAND Corporation, University of Pennsylvania Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College
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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 Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College
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An Experiment in Hiring Discrimination Via Online Social Networks

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2016
Alessandro Acquisti and Christina M. Fong
Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 1,702 (2,577)
Citation 1

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Privacy, Economics, Social Networking Sites, Labor Discrimination

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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 - Heinz College and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Citation 4

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Privacy, Behavioral Economics, Laboratory Experiment, Consumer Research, Disclosure

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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 - Heinz College
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Citation 7

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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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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 - Heinz College
Downloads 789 (19,358)
Citation 2

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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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The Economics of Privacy

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2016, Sloan Foundation Economics Research Paper No. 2580411
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2016
Alessandro Acquisti, Curtis R. Taylor and Liad Wagman
Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College, Duke University - Department of Economics and Illinois Institute of Technology - Stuart School of Business, IIT
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Information Economics, Privacy, Privacy Policies

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

Marketing Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2012
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, Tilburg School of Economics and Management, GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Notre Dame - Department of Marketing, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, University of Texas at Dallas, Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
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Citation 2

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marketing channels, game theory, behavioral decision research

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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 - Heinz College and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Conditioning Prices on Purchase History

SIMS Working Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Nov 2002
Alessandro Acquisti and Hal R. Varian
Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College and University of California, Berkeley - School of Information
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Citation 37

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Price discrimination, Price conditioning, Privacy, Ecommerce, Microeconomics

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Beyond the Turk: An Empirical Comparison of Alternative Platforms for Crowdsourcing Online Behavioral Research

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Eyal Peer, Sonam Samat, Laura Brandimarte and Alessandro Acquisti
Bar-Ilan University - Graduate School of Business Administration, 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 - Heinz College
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'Heads or Tails?' – A Reachability Bias in Binary Choice

Forthcoming in Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jan 2014
Maya Bar-Hillel, Eyal Peer and Alessandro Acquisti
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Bar-Ilan University - Graduate School of Business Administration and Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College
Downloads 238 (92,280)

Abstract:

acquiescence bias; order effects; randomness cognition; reachability; response bias

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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
Bar-Ilan University - Graduate School of Business Administration, Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College 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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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 - Heinz College and University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics
Downloads 78 (243,147)
Citation 4

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labor dynamics, economics of transition

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An Online Survey Experiment on Ambiguity and Privacy

Communications & Strategies, No. 88, 4th Quarter 2012, pp. 19-39
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
Alessandro Acquisti and Jens Grossklags
Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 67 (174,131)

Abstract:

privacy, ambiguity, valuation of personal information, survey experiment

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

Behavior Research Methods, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Eyal Peer, Joachim Vosgerau and Alessandro Acquisti
Bar-Ilan University - Graduate School of Business Administration, Tilburg School of Economics and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College
Downloads 65 (221,411)

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Online research; Amazon Mechanical Turk; Data quality; Reputation

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Choice Architecture, Framing, and Cascaded Privacy Choices

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Idris Adjerid, Alessandro Acquisti and George Loewenstein
Mendoza College of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Choice Architecture, Privacy, Behavioral Economics, Policy

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

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Oct 2016
Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College, Mendoza 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

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

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Apr 2016
Idris Adjerid, Eyal Peer and Alessandro Acquisti
Mendoza College of Business, Bar-Ilan University - Graduate School of Business Administration and Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College
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Behavioral Economcis, Privacy, Privacy Paradox, Reference Dependence, Policy

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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 - Heinz College 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 - Heinz College 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 - Heinz College

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

Trinity Economic Technical Papers Series, No.98/6
Posted: 17 Mar 1998
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 - Heinz College

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Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 29    Citations: 7
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 Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College
Downloads 0 (2,640)

Abstract:

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 - Heinz College
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Citation 7

Abstract:

Data breach disclosure, security breach notification, economics of information security, identity theft, fixed effects regression, difference in difference estimation