Anya Samek

Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)

635 Downey Way

Los Angeles, CA 90089-3332

United States

University of Southern California - Department of Economics

3620 South Vermont Ave. Kaprielian (KAP) Hall, 300

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

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Do People Anticipate Loss Aversion?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2015
Alex Imas, Sally Sadoff and Anya Samek
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 377 (75,381)

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loss aversion, incentives, contracts, framing

Do People Anticipate Loss Aversion?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5277
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Alex Imas, Sally Sadoff and Anya Samek
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 328 (88,716)

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Dynamic Inconsistency in Food Choice: Experimental Evidence from a Food Desert

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2572821, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2015-027
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Sally Sadoff, Anya Samek and Charles Sprenger
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 467 (58,880)

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temptation, dynamic inconsistency, commitment demand, field experiment

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Gender Differences in Job Entry Decisions: A University-Wide Field Experiment

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2579257, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2579257
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Anya Samek
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 374 (76,756)

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field experiment, gender, competitiveness, labor market

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Facing Your Opponents: Social Identification and Information Feedback in Contests

Journal of Conflict Resolution, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2014
University of Richmond - E. Claiborne Robins School of Business, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
Downloads 291 (101,756)
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contest, information, identification, over-dissipation, experiments

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Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-15, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
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cheating, dishonesty, ethical judgment, social utility, field experiment

On the Origins of Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8906
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Mar 2015
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
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cheating, dishonesty, ethical judgment, social utility, field experiment

On the Origins of Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

NBER Working Paper No. w20897
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 14 (565,423)

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Incentives to Eat Healthy: Evidence from a Grocery Store Field Experiment

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-025
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Sep 2015
John A. List, Anya Samek and Terri Zhu
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Louis' Groceries
Downloads 217 (137,406)

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field experiment, incentives, education, food choice, grocery, habit formation

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'Feel the Warmth' Glow: A Field Experiment on Manipulating the Act of Giving

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Amanda Chuan and Anya Samek
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 164 (177,290)

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field experiment, altruism, meaning, social pressure

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How Do Suggested Donations Affect Charitable Gifts? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Public Broadcasting

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-031
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Dec 2015
David Reiley and Anya Samek
Pandora Media, Inc. and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 146 (195,396)

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charity, giving, philanthropy, behavioral economics

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The Association between Personality Traits and Voting in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Anya Samek
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 141 (200,941)

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Online Panel, Big Five Personality, Voting, Political Election

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Do I Care If You Are Paid? A Field Experiment on Charitable Donations

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2938069
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2019
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 127 (218,397)

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charitable giving, field experiment, information

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Behavioral Spillovers in Coordination Games

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2012
Case Western Reserve University, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 123 (223,709)
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coordination, order-statistic games, experiments, cooperation, minimum game, behavioral spillover

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An Experimental Study of Decision Process with Interactive Technology

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Florida International University (FIU) - College of Business Administration, Purdue University - College of Industrial Engineering and Purdue University - College of Industrial Engineering
Downloads 112 (239,700)

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revealed preference, information search, decision time, visual analytics

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Gifts and Goals: Behavioral Nudges to Improve Child Food Choice at School

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
Anya Samek
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 107 (247,591)

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field experiment, children, food choice, reciprocity, goal-setting

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Specialization, Factor Uses and the Rybczynski Theorem

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Feb 2006
Georg Schaur, Chong Xiang and Anya Samek
University of Tennessee, Knoxville - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 105 (250,898)

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Simultaneous Decision-Making in Competitive and Cooperative Environments

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2012
Roman M. Sheremeta and Anya Samek
Case Western Reserve University and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 95 (270,216)
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cooperation, competition, public goods, contests, experiments, behavioral spillover

Simultaneous Decision‐Making in Competitive and Cooperative Environments

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, Issue 2, pp. 1311-1323, 2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Anya Samek and Roman M. Sheremeta
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
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Selective Recognition: How to Recognize Donors to Increase Charitable Giving

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2016
Anya Samek and Roman M. Sheremeta
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
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charity donations, recognition, information, experiments

Selective Recognition: How to Recognize Donors to Increase Charitable Giving

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 55, Issue 3, pp. 1489-1496, 2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 May 2017
Anya Samek and Roman M. Sheremeta
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
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Visual Tools and Narratives: New Ways to Improve Financial Literacy

Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center Working Paper No. 2014-1, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2585231
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Mar 2015
George Washington University - Department of Accountancy, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, RAND Corporation - Labor and Population and RAND Corporation
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financial literacy, stories, videos, visual analytic tools

Visual Tools and Narratives: New Ways to Improve Financial Literacy

NBER Working Paper No. w20229
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2015
George Washington University - Department of Accountancy, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, RAND Corporation - Labor and Population and RAND Corporation
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Loss Aversion and the Quantity-Quality Tradeoff

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-006
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
Downloads 89 (279,602)

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quantity, quality, experiment, incentives, real effort, loss aversion

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A Field Experiment on the Impact of Incentives on Milk Choice in the Lunchroom

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2558604, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2015-028
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
John A. List and Anya Samek
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 86 (285,623)

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field experiment, children, incentives, food choice

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Learned Generosity? A Field Experiment with Parents and Their Children

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2706751
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 65 (335,032)

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field experiment, children, parents, transmission, social preferences, influence

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When Identifying Contributors is Costly: An Experiment on Public Goods

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Feb 2014
Anya Samek and Roman M. Sheremeta
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
Downloads 63 (340,511)

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public-goods, information, experiments

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Recognizing Contributors and Cost of Information: An Experiment on Public Goods

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 May 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2014
Anya Samek and Roman M. Sheremeta
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
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public-goods, information, experiments

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Recognizing Contributors: An Experiment on Public Goods

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jan 2014
Anya Samek and Roman M. Sheremeta
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
Downloads 53 (370,080)
Citation 1

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public-goods, information, experiments

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How Do Informational Prompts Affect Choices in the School Lunchroom?

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-001
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Chien-Yu Lai, John A. List and Anya Samek
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 50 (379,641)

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field experiment, food choice, children, information, prompts

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Behavioral Impediments to Valuing Annuities: Evidence on the Effects of Complexity and Choice Bracketing

NBER Working Paper No. w24101
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 49 (382,876)

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Do Thank-You Calls Increase Charitable Giving? Expert Forecasts and Field Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 May 2019
Anya Samek and Chuck Longfield
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Blackbaud, Inc
Downloads 48 (386,327)

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Charitable giving, Field experiment, Identity, Thank-you calls, Gratitude, Expert forecasts, Social preferences, Reciprocity

Five Steps to Planning Success. Experimental Evidence from U.S. Households

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2585232
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Mar 2015
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation - Labor and Population, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and National University of Singapore (NUS)
Downloads 33 (454,017)

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financial education, financial planning

Five Steps to Planning Success. Experimental Evidence from U.S. Households

NBER Working Paper No. w20203
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation - Labor and Population, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and National University of Singapore (NUS)
Downloads 10 (591,628)

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When Charities Compete: A Laboratory Experiment with Simultaneous Public Goods

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Justin Krieg and Anya Samek
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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public goods, laboratory experiment, behavioral spillover, recognition

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Exploring the Origins of Charitable Acts: Evidence from an Artefactual Field Experiment with Young Children

Economics Letters, Vol. 118, No. 3, March 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
John A. List and Anya Samek
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 42 (407,465)

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altruism, warm glow, preference development

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The Effect of Recipient Contribution Requirements on Support for Social Programs

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-007
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Sally Sadoff and Anya Samek
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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A Field Experiment on Using Messaging and Virtual Rewards to Increase User Participation on NanoHUB.org

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
Anya Samek and Gerhard Klimeck
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Purdue University - School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Downloads 39 (418,754)

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contribution, field experiment, incentives, online community, public goods

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Is There a Gender Gap in Preschoolers’ Competitiveness? An Experiment in the U.S.

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 92, 2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Anya Samek
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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gender, competition, child preferences, field experiment

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Divided Loyalists or Conditional Cooperators? Creating Consensus About Cooperation in Multiple Simultaneous Social Dilemmas

Group and Organization Management, 2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2017
University of Texas at San Antonio, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
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cooperation, conditional cooperation, defection, loyalty, experiments, public goods, social dilemmas

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An Experimental Study of Reputation with Heterogeneous Goods

Decision Support Systems, Volume 54, Issue 2, January, 2013, pp. 1134-1149
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Anya Samek
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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laboratory experiment, trust, reputation, e-commerce, decision, market

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The Behavioralist as Nutritionist: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Child Food Choice and Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w20132
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 May 2014
John A. List and Anya Samek
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 20 (509,761)

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Behavioral Impediments to Valuing Annuities: Complexity and Choice Bracketing

PRC WP2019-5 Pension Research Council Working Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 16 (552,564)

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pension, annuity, retirement income, Social Security, cognition, behavioral economics

Behavioral Impediments to Valuing Annuities: Complexity and Choice Bracketing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12263
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 May 2019
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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pension, annuity, retirement income, Social Security, cognition, behavioral

When Incentives Backfire: Spillover Effects in Food Choice

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9288
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
University of Michigan - Department of Economics, Case Western Reserve University - Weatherhead School of Management - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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food choice, incentives, spillovers, field experiment

When Incentives Backfire: Spillover Effects in Food Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w21481
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
University of Michigan - Department of Economics, Case Western Reserve University, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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Hassle Costs and Workplace Charitable Giving: Field Experiments with Google Employees

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jul 2018
Google Inc. - Google, Pandora Media, Inc. and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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hassle cost, field experiment, charitable giving

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The Effect of Early Education on Social Preferences

NBER Working Paper No. w22898
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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Using Consequence Messaging to Improve Understanding of Social Security

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2018-383
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jan 2019
Anya Samek, Arie Kapteyn and Andre Gray
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and University of Southern California
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Social Security Statement, Retirement Planning

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Moral Costs and Rational Choice: Theory and Experimental Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w22234
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
Georgia State University, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 10 (567,713)

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Toward an Understanding of the Development of Time Preferences: Evidence from Field Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w25590
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Feb 2019
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Chicago and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Factor Uses and the Pattern of Specialization

Review of International Economics, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 368-382, May 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Georg Schaur, Chong Xiang and Anya Samek
University of Tennessee, Knoxville - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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Risk Preferences of Children and Adolescents in Relation to Gender, Cognitive Skills, Soft Skills, and Executive Functions

NBER Working Paper No. w25723
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of Birmingham, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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Round Giving: A Field Experiment on Suggested Donation Amounts in Public‐Television Fundraising

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 57, Issue 2, pp. 876-889, 2019
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Feb 2019
David Reiley and Anya Samek
Pandora Media, Inc. and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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