George Loewenstein

Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

Professor of Economics and Psychology

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

United States

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Scholarly Papers (72)

1.

Coherent Arbitrariness: Duration-Sensitive Pricing of Hedonic Stimuli Around an Arbitrary Anchor

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Sep 2000
Dan Ariely, George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and MIT Sloan
Downloads 3,978 (1,693)
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Neuroeconomics: How Neuroscience Can Inform Economics

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Colin Camerer, George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and MIT Sloan
Downloads 3,249 (2,316)
Citation 132

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Neuroeconomics, neuroscience

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Regulation for Conservatives: Behavioral Economics and the Case for 'Asymmetric Paternalism'

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 151, p. 1211, 2003, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2010
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, New York University School of Law, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Cornell University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,835 (2,865)
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behavioral economics, regulation, paternalism

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Behavioral Economics

HANDBOOK OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE: PHILOSOPHY OF ECONOMIC, pp. 641-690, Uskali Mäki ed., Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2012,
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 15 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2011
Erik Angner and George Loewenstein
Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 2,782 (2,212)
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Behavioral Economics, Cognitive Science, History, Philosophy, Methodology

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It is Not What You Get But When You Get it: The Effect of Gift Sequence on Deposit Balances and Customer Sentiment in a Commercial Bank

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2009
George Loewenstein and Emily Celia Haisley
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Yale School of Management
Downloads 2,450 (4,027)

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reciprocation, gift giving, sequence effects, preference patterns

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Tightwads and Spendthrifts

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Scott Rick, Cynthia Cryder and George Loewenstein
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 1,786 (5,942)
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Consumer Decision Making, Individual Differences, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics

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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
Downloads 1,573 (7,206)
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Privacy, Behavioral Economics, Laboratory Experiment, Consumer Research, Disclosure

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Animal Spirits: Affective and Deliberative Processes in Economic Behavior

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 May 2004
George Loewenstein and Ted O'Donoghue
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Cornell University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,448 (6,939)
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Risk as Feelings

Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 127, 2001
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Oct 2006
George Loewenstein, Elke U. Weber and Christopher K. Hsee
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Columbia Business School - Management & Psychology and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,269 (11,055)
Citation 158

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choice under risk, affect, risk-as-feelings, risk preference, risk attitude

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The Role of Emotion in Economic Behavior

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jan 2007
Scott Rick and George Loewenstein
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 1,203 (8,544)
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Emotion, Behavioral Economics

Disclosure: Psychology Changes Everything

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-30
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2013
George Loewenstein, Cass R. Sunstein and Russell Golman
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Harvard Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 1,037 (16,655)

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regulation, public disclosure, psychology, economics

Disclosure: Psychology Changes Everything

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 391-419, 2014
Posted: 08 Aug 2014
George Loewenstein, Cass R. Sunstein and Russell Golman
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Harvard Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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Warning: You Are About to Be Nudged

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2015
George Loewenstein, Cindy Bryce, David Hagmann and Sachin Rajpal
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Independent
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advance directives, nudges, defaults, behavioral economics

Warning: You are about to be Nudged

Behavioral Science & Policy, 1(1), 35-42, 2015
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2015
George Loewenstein, Cindy Bryce, David Hagmann and Sachin Rajpal
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Independent
Downloads 110 (215,969)

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advance directives, nudges, defaults, behavioral economics

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Measuring the Prevalence of Questionable Research Practices with Incentives for Truth-Telling

Psychological Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2012
Leslie K. John, George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and MIT Sloan
Downloads 878 (19,345)
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Judgment, Professional standards, Research methods

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The Dirt on Coming Clean: Perverse Effects of Disclosing Conflicts of Interest

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jan 2009
Daylian M. Cain, George Loewenstein and Don A. Moore
Yale School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 758 (23,137)
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conflicts of interest, disclosure, advice, advising, moral licensing, altruism, consumer protection, regulation, ethics

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You Call It ‘Self-Exuberance,’ I Call It ‘Bragging.’ Miscalibrated Predictions of Emotional Responses to Self-Promotion

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2014
Irene Scopelliti, George Loewenstein and Joachim Vosgerau
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Downloads 744 (21,695)

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The Economist as Therapist: Methodological Ramifications of 'Light' Paternalism

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Feb 2007
George Loewenstein and Emily Celia Haisley
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Yale School of Management
Downloads 722 (23,976)
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Behavioral economics, asymmetric paternalism, libertarian paternalism, behavioral public policy, welfare criteria

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The 'Ostrich Effect': Selective Attention to Information About Investments

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Niklas Karlsson, Duane J. Seppi and George Loewenstein
Goteborg University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 608 (27,755)
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investor behavior, selective exposure, attention

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The Impact of Credit Cards on Spending: A Field Experiment

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Elif Incekara-Hafalir and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 566 (28,646)

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Credit cards, spending, field experiments

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The Wick in the Candle of Learning: Epistemic Curiosity Activates Reward Circuitry and Enhances Memory

Psychological Science
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2008
California Institute of Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Stanford University - Psychology, National Taiwan University - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Downloads 560 (30,362)
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Neuroimaging, Memory, Learning, Brain

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If I'm Not Hot, are You Hot or Not? Physical Attractiveness Evaluations and Dating Preferences as a Function of Own Attractiveness

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Leonard Lee, George Loewenstein, Dan Ariely, James Hong and Jim Young
Columbia Business School - Marketing, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Dating Preferences, Hedonic Adaptation, Prospect Theory, Attractiveness

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Projection Bias in Predicting Future Utility

U.C. Berkeley Economics Working Paper E00-284
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Nov 2000
George Loewenstein, Ted O'Donoghue and Matthew Rabin
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Cornell University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 509 (27,046)
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Addiction, Consumption, Cooling Off, Misprediction, Projection Bias, Reference Dependence

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Statistical, Identifiable and Iconic Victims and Perpetrators

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 301
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Mar 2005
George Loewenstein, Deborah Small and Jeff Strnad
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Psychology and Stanford Law School
Downloads 490 (32,972)
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identifiable victim effect, tax policy, public finance, behavioral economics

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Tom Sawyer and the Construction of Value

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 05-10
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Dan Ariely, George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and MIT Sloan
Downloads 463 (44,205)
Citation 13

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Preferences, preference uncertainty, coherent arbitrariness

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The Tree of Experience in the Forest of Information: Overweighing Experienced Relative to Observed Information

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2004
Uri Simonsohn, Niklas Karlsson, George Loewenstein and Dan Ariely
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Goteborg University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 448 (50,585)
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Games, behavioral economics, psychology, experimental economics, learning

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Torture in the Eyes of the Beholder: The Psychological Difficulty of Defining Torture in Law and Policy

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 May 2011 Last Revised: 10 May 2011
Mary-Hunter McDonnell, Loran Nordgren and George Loewenstein
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University - Department of Management & Organizations and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 431 (50,454)

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torture, human rights, psychology

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Preference Reversals between Joint and Separate Evaluations of Options: A Review and Theoretical Analysis

Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 125, No. 5, 1999, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 06-14
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Oct 2006
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior and Harvard Business School - Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 413 (53,193)
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evaluability, joint evaluation, separate evaluation, preference reversal, utility function

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Curiosity, Information Gaps, and the Utility of Knowledge

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 13 May 2015
Russell Golman and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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curiosity, information, information gap, motivated attention, ostrich effect

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The Effect of Ownership History on the Valuation of Objects

Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 25, No. 3, 1998
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Dec 2010
Michal Ann Strahilevitz and George Loewenstein
University of Wollongong and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 291 (67,252)
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ownership history, endowment effect, valuation

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Financial Attention

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Investor Attention, Portfolio Trading, Behavioral Economics/Finance, Ostrich Effect

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Slow Down! Insensitivity to Rate of Consumption Leads to Avoidable Satiation

Journal of Consumer Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 May 2012
Jeff Galak, Justin Kruger and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 207 (107,420)

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satiation, consumers, habituation, hedonic, enjoyment

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Order Preference

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jul 2014
Ellen R.K. Evers, Yoel Inbar, George Loewenstein and Marcel Zeelenberg
UC Berkeley, Haas, University of Toronto, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Tilburg University - Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Downloads 205 (47,067)

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Cheating More for Less: Upward Social Comparisons Motivate the Poorly Compensated to Cheat

Forthcoming, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2013
Leslie K. John, George Loewenstein and Scott Rick
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 191 (118,045)

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dishonesty, decision making, social comparison, fairness, pay secrecy

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Emote Control: The Substitution of Symbol for Substance in Foreign Policy and International Law

Chicago Kent Law Review, Vol. 80, July 2005
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Jules Lobel and George Loewenstein
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 178 (135,591)

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emotion, law and economics, foreign policy, international law

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Self-Interest Through Agency: An Alternative Rationale for the Principal-Agent Relationship

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Sep 2008
John Hamman, George Loewenstein and Roberto A. Weber
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 166 (145,393)
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fairness, principal-agent, experiments

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The Under-Appreciated Drive for Sense-Making

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Apr 2015
Nick Chater and George Loewenstein
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 165 (58,342)

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Sense-making, complexity, information theory, drive, motivation, simplicity, coding, information avoidance, confirmation bias, narrative

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Nothing to Declare: Mandatory and Voluntary Disclosure Leads Advisors to Avoid Conflicts of Interest

Psychological Science, 2014, 25(2), 575-584. , Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper, Edmond J. Safra Working Papers
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2014
Sunita Sah and George Loewenstein
Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 164 (130,011)

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conflicts of interest, ethics, disclosure, decision making, policy-making

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Financial Attention

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 May 2015
Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 163 (146,839)

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investors attention, ostrich effect, behavioral economics/finance

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Mispredicting the Endowment Effect: Underestimation of Owners' Selling Prices by Buye's Agents

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Feb 2002
Leaf Van Boven, David Dunning and George Loewenstein
University of Colorado Boulder, Cornell University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 163 (153,820)
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Behavioral economics, endowment effect, experimental economics

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Wearing Out Your Shoes to Prevent Someone Else from Stepping into Them: Anticipated Regret and Social Takeover in Sequential Decisions

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 May 2004
Erik Hoelzl and George Loewenstein
University of Cologne and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 149 (165,901)

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Commitment, Decision making, Social Comparison, Regret, Counterfactual Comparisons

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Intangibility in Intertemporal Choice

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
Scott Rick and George Loewenstein
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 147 (162,198)

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Intertemporal Choice, Discounted Utility, Tradeoffs, Tangibility, Emotion

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Is Variety the Spice of Life? It All Depends on the Rate of Consumption

Judgment and Decision Making, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Jeff Galak, Justin Kruger and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 134 (133,047)
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variety, decision making,diversification bias, enjoyment

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Information Avoidance

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2016
Russell Golman, David Hagmann and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 125 (9,274)

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information, information avoidance, behavioral economics

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The Impact of Immediate Craving on the Valuation of Current and Future Opioids

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Nov 2004
University of Vermont, University of Vermont, Duke University Medical Center, Southern Illinois University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Vermont
Downloads 104 (216,301)
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Addiction, utility elicitation, decision making

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Conflicted Advice and Second Opinions: Benefits, but Unintended Consequences

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (Forthcoming), Edmond J. Safra Working Paper No. 13
Posted: 24 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2016
Sunita Sah and George Loewenstein
Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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advice, bias, conflicts of interest, second opinions, judgment, ethical decision making, rationalizations, advisors, influence, behavioral economics, behavioral ethics, morality, ethics, moral disengagement

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Habit Formation in Children: Evidence from Incentives for Healthy Eating

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Oct 2014
George Loewenstein, Joseph Price and Kevin Volpp
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Brigham Young University and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 66 (157,063)

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Egocentric Empathy Gaps between Owners and Buyers: Misperceptions of the Endowment Effect

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 79, No. 1, pp. 66-76, 2000
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Feb 2010
George Loewenstein and Leaf Van Boven
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Colorado Boulder
Downloads 51 (313,000)
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Empirical Observations on Longer-Term Use of Incentives for Weight Loss

Preventative Medicine, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Feb 2012
Leslie K. John, George Loewenstein and Kevin Volpp
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 50 (305,262)

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weight loss, behavioral economics, randomized controlled trial, obesity

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Empathy Gaps in Emotional Perspective Taking

OTHER MINDS: HOW HUMANS BRIDGE THE DIVIDE BETWEEN SELF AND OTHERS, S. Hodges, B. Malle, eds., Guilford Press, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
Leaf Van Boven and George Loewenstein
University of Colorado Boulder and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 43 (326,752)
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Mispredicting the Endowment Effect: Underestimation of Owners’ Selling Prices by Buyer’s Agents

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 51, pp. 351-365, 2003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
George Loewenstein, David Dunning and Leaf Van Boven
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Cornell University and University of Colorado Boulder
Downloads 38 (335,551)
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Behavioral economic, Endowment effect, Experimental economics

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Information Gaps for Risk and Ambiguity

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 26 May 2015
Russell Golman, George Loewenstein and Nikolos Gurney
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Students
Downloads 28 (64,220)

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ambiguity, gambling, information gap, risk, uncertainty

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The Illusion of Courage in Social Predictions: Underestimating the Impact of Fear of Embarrassment on Other People

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 96, pp. 130-141, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Leaf Van Boven, George Loewenstein and David Dunning
University of Colorado Boulder, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Cornell University
Downloads 27 (381,195)
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AVective forecasting, Decision making, Empathy gaps, Emotion, Judgment, Prediction, Perspective taking

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Cross-Situational Projection

SELF AND SOCIAL JUDGEMENT, M. Alicke, J. Krueger, D. Dunning, eds., pp. 43-64, Psychology Press, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Feb 2010
George Loewenstein and Leaf Van Boven
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Colorado Boulder
Downloads 21 (413,363)
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Creating Convergence: Debiasing Biased Litigants

Law & Social Inquiry, October 1997
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Sep 1997 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2013
Linda Babcock, George Loewenstein and Samuel Issacharoff
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and New York University School of Law
Downloads 20 (388,774)
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Do Individuals Make Sensible Health Insurance Decisions? Evidence from a Menu with Dominated Options

NBER Working Paper No. w21160
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 12 May 2015
Saurabh Bhargava, George Loewenstein and Justin R. Sydnor
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Neuroeconomics: Why Economics Needs Brains

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 106, No. 3, pp. 555-579, September 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Colin Camerer, George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and MIT Sloan
Downloads 16 (479,042)
Citation 12
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Mistake #37: The Effect of Previously Encountered Prices on Current Housing Demand

Economic Journal, Vol. 116, No. 508, pp. 175-199, January 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 May 2006
Uri Simonsohn and George Loewenstein
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 14 (489,527)
Citation 8
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Social Projection of Transient Drive States

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 29, pp. 1159-1168, 2003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
George Loewenstein and Leaf Van Boven
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Colorado Boulder
Downloads 8 (499,998)
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egocentrism, empathy gaps, perspective taking

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Filling in the Blanks: What Customers Assume about Potentially Valuable but Missing Information

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 11 Oct 2017
Nikolos Gurney and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Students and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Consumer Behavior, Disclosure, Evaluability, Information Asymmetry, Profitable Deception, and Unraveling Theory

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The Red, the Black, and the Plastic: Paying Down Credit Card Debt for Hotels Not Sofas

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
University of Warwick, University of Warwick, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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mental accounting, credit cards, debt repayment

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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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Identifying a Reliable Boredom Induction

A Markey, A Chin, EM VanEpps, G Loewenstein. (2014). Identifying a reliable boredom induction, Perceptual & Motor Skills 119 (1), 237-253.
Posted: 02 Jul 2016
Amanda Markey, Alycia Chin, Eric Van Epps and George Loewenstein
Independent, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Independent and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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The Preference for Belief Consonance

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jun 2016
Russell Golman, George Loewenstein, Karl O. Moene and Luca Zarri
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Oslo - Department of Economics and University of Verona - Department of Economics
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Beliefs, Consonance, Utility, Identity

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The Impact of Idea Generation and Potential Appropriation on Entrepreneurship: An Experimental Study

Management Science (Articles in Advance)
Posted: 17 May 2016 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2016
Soheil Hooshangi and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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Entrepreneurship; Investment; Imitation; Overconfidence; Takeover aversion

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Testing Strategies to Increase Saving and Retention in Individual Development Account Programs

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 22 Feb 2016
The Ohio State University - Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University, Independent and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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The Illusion of Courage in Self-Predictions: Mispredicting One's Own Behavior in Embarrassing Situations

Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 1-12, January 2012
Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Leaf Van Boven, George Loewenstein, Edward Welch and David Dunning
University of Colorado Boulder, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Cornell University

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affective forecasting, decision making, choice, embarrassment, empathy gaps, emotion, intuition, judgment, prediction

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What Constitutes Torture? Psychological Impediments to an Objective Evaluation of Interrogation Tactics

Psychological Science, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 689-694, 2011
Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Loran Nordgren, Mary-Hunter McDonnell and George Loewenstein
Northwestern University - Department of Management & Organizations, The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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torture, empathy gaps, pain

67.

Financial Incentives for Longer-Term Weight Loss: A Randomized Controlled Trial

American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon) Paper
Posted: 06 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2012
University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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When Sunlight Fails to Disinfect: Understanding the Perverse Effects of Disclosing Conflicts of Interest

Journal of Consumer Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Daylian M. Cain, George Loewenstein and Don A. Moore
Yale School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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69.

The Burden of Disclosure: Increased Compliance with Distrusted Advice

Sah, S., Loewenstein, G., & Cain, D. (2013). The Burden of Disclosure: Increased Compliance with Distrusted Advice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol 104(2), 289-304. doi: 10.1037/a0030527.
Posted: 25 May 2010 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Sunita Sah, George Loewenstein and Daylian M. Cain
Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Yale School of Management

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conflicts of interest, disclosure, advice, ethics, regulation, reluctant altruism

70.

Neuroeconomics

Annual Review of Psychology, Vol. 59, January 2008
Posted: 10 Jan 2008
George Loewenstein, Scott Rick and Jonathan D. Cohen
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Princeton University - Department of Psychology

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decision making, emotions, dual-process theories, neuroscience, behavioral economics

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Paying $1 to Lose $2: Misperceptions of the Value of Information in Predicting the Performance of Others

Carnegie Mellon Behavioral Decision Research Working Paper No. 301
Posted: 06 Nov 2002
George Loewenstein, Don A. Moore and Roberto A. Weber
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Curse of knowledge, information, biases and heuristics, experiments

72.

Explaining the Identifiable Victim Effect

JOURNAL OF RISK AND UNCERTAINITY, Vol. 14, No. 3 (February 1997)
Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Karen E. Jenni and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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