Ori Heffetz

Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management

Associate Professor of Economics

324 Sage Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Mount Scopus

Jerusalem, IL 91905

Israel

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

http://www.nber.org/~heffetz

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Preferences for Status: Evidence and Economic Implications

HANDBOOK OF SOCIAL ECONOMICS, Jess Benhabib, Alberto Bisin, Matthew Jackson, eds., Vol. 1A, The Netherlands: North-Holland, pp. 69–91., Johnson School Research Paper Series No. #05-09,
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Ori Heffetz and Robert H. Frank
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Citation 9

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preferences for status, positional concerns, subjective well-being, conspicuous consumption, positional externalities, relative income, status experiments

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What Do You Think Would Make You Happier? What Do You Think You Would Choose?

American Economic Review, 102(5): 2083–2110, Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 32-2011 ,
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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Citation 4

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happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, hypothetical choice, utility

Beyond Happiness and Satisfaction: Toward Well-Being Indices Based on Stated Preference

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Trinity College
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Citation 1

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happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, stated preference, well-being index

Beyond Happiness and Satisfaction: Toward Well-Being Indices Based on Stated Preference

NBER Working Paper No. w18374
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Trinity College
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A Test of Conspicuous Consumption: Visibility and Income Elasticities

Review of Economics and Statistics, 93(4): 1101–1117,
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Ori Heffetz
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Citation 8

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cultural visibility of expenditures, conspicuous consumption, total expenditure elasticity, income elasticity, Engel curves, signaling by consuming

Can Marginal Rates of Substitution Be Inferred from Happiness Data? Evidence from Residency Choices

American Economic Review, Forthcoming, Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 8-2013
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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Citation 1

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happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, preference, utility, revealed preference, marginal rate of substitution

Can Marginal Rates of Substitution Be Inferred from Happiness Data? Evidence from Residency Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w18927
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Mar 2013
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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Privacy and Data-Based Research

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Sep 2013
Ori Heffetz and Katrina Ligett
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and California Institute of Technology - Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences & Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
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data privacy, differential privacy, privacy guarantees, big data

Privacy and Data-Based Research

NBER Working Paper No. w19433
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Ori Heffetz and Katrina Ligett
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and California Institute of Technology - Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences & Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Cobb-Douglas Utility with Nonlinear Engel Curves in a Conspicuous Consumption Model

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Aug 2007
Ori Heffetz
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management
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conspicuous consumption, Engel curves, total expenditure elasticity, Cobb-Douglas

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How Large are Non-Budget-Constraint Effects of Prices on Demand?

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 170–199,
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 May 2008 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Ori Heffetz and Moses Shayo
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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consumer behavior, demand, price, quality signals, experiments

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Who Sees What? Demographics and the Visibility of Consumer Expenditures

Journal of Economic Psychology, 33(4): 801–818,
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Ori Heffetz
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Citation 2

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expenditure visibility, expenditure observability, conspicuous consumption, survey data, visibility subcultures

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Conclusions Regarding Cross-Group Differences in Happiness Depend on Difficulty of Reaching Respondents

American Economic Review, 103(7): 3001-3021
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
Ori Heffetz and Matthew Rabin
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

nonresponse bias, selection bias, happiness, surveys

11.

Is the Endowment Effect an Expectations Effect?

Journal of the European Economic Association, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2013
Ori Heffetz and John A. List
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Citation 3

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endowment effect, expectations, prospect theory, experiments

Aggregating Local Preferences to Guide Marginal Policy Adjustments

American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 103(3): 605-610, Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 1-2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Trinity College
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Citation 1

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subjective well-being, happiness, life satisfaction, aggregation, policy

Aggregating Local Preferences to Guide Marginal Policy Adjustments

NBER Working Paper No. w18787
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Feb 2013
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Trinity College
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Citation 1

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Difficulty to Reach Respondents and Nonresponse Bias: Evidence from Large Government Surveys

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Ori Heffetz and Daniel B. Reeves
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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nonresponse bias, selection bias, survey data, difficulty of reaching, contact attempts, number of calls, paradata

Difficulty to Reach Respondents and Nonresponse Bias: Evidence from Large Government Surveys

NBER Working Paper No. w22333
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Ori Heffetz and Daniel B. Reeves
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Challenges in Constructing a Survey-Based Well-Being Index

American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, Forthcoming, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2900774
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Jan 2017
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Gordon College, Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Well-Being, Preference, Indicators, Index

Challenges in Constructing a Survey-Based Well-Being Index

NBER Working Paper No. w23111
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Jan 2017
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Gordon College, Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Do People Seek to Maximize Happiness? Evidence from New Surveys

NBER Working Paper No. w16489
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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Forgetting and Heterogeneity in Task Delay: Evidence from New York City Parking-Ticket Recipients

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Smith School of Business, Queen's University
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deadlines, heterogeneous responses, inattention, selection, task completion, task delay, incidence analysis

Forgetting and Heterogeneity in Task Delay: Evidence from New York City Parking-Ticket Recipients

NBER Working Paper No. w23012
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Smith School of Business, Queen's University
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Is the Endowment Effect a Reference Effect?

NBER Working Paper No. w16715
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
Ori Heffetz and John A. List
Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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