Devin G. Pope, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Behavioral Science and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637-1610
Tel: 773.702.2297
Fax: 773.702.0458
Devin.Pope@ChicagoBooth.edu

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Working Papers

  1. The Impact of Time Between Cognitive Tasks on Performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement Exams
    Revise and resubmit Economics of Education Review. With Ian Fillmore

  1. Awareness Reduces Racial Bias
    With Joseph Price and Justin Wolfers

  2. Bid Takers or Market Makers? The Effect of Auctioneers on Auction Outcomes
    With Nicola Lactera, Bradley Larsen, and Justin Sydnor

  3. Reference-Dependent Preferences: Evidence from Marathon Runners
    With Eric Allen, Patricia Dechow, and George Wu

  4. Failure to Refinance
    With Ben Keys and Jaren Pope

  5. Focal Points and Bargaining in the Housing Market
    With Jaren Pope and Justin Sydnor

Published and Forthcoming Papers

  1. The Psychological Effect of Weather on Car Purchases
    Quarterly Journal of Economics (forthcoming). With Meghan Busse, Jaren Pope, and Jorge Silva-Risso.

  2. When Walmart Comes to Town: Always Low Housing Prices? Always?
    Journal of Urban Economics (forthcoming). With Jaren C Pope.

  3. Behavioral Economics: Economics as a Psychological Discipline
    Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making (forthcoming). With Justin Sydnor.

  4. Exploring Psychology in the Field: Steps and Examples from the Used-Car Market
    Topics in Cognitive Science (forthcoming).

  5. Does Online Search Crowd Out Traditional Search and Improve Matching Efficiency? Evidence from Craigslist
    Journal of Labor Economics (2014) 32(2), 259-303. With Kory Kroft.

  6. Understanding College Application Decisions: Why College Sports Success Matters
    Journal of Sports Economics (2014) 15(2), 107-131. With Jaren Pope.

  7. Estimating the Effect of Salience in Wholesale and Retail Car Markets
    American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings (2013) 103(3), 570-74. With Meghan Busse, Nicola Lacetera, Jorge Silva-Risso, and Justin Sydnor.

  8. Improving College Performance and Retention the Easy Way: Unpacking the ACT Exam
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2013) 5(2), 26-52. With Eric Bettinger and Brent Evans.

  9. Heuristic Thinking and Limited Attention in the Car Market
    American Economic Review (2012) 102(5), 2206-2236. With Nicola Lacetera and Justin Sydnor.

  10. An Age Penalty in Racial Preferences
    Social Psychological and Personality Science (2012), 3, 730-37. With Deborah Small (first author) and Michael Norton.

  11. Crime and Property Values: Evidence from the 1990's Crime Drop

    Regional Science and Urban Economics (2012) 42, 177-188. With Jaren Pope.
  12. How Personal Experience with a Fine Influences Behavior
    Management Science (2012) 58(1), 35-51. With Michael Haselhuhn, Maurice Schweitzer and Peter Fishman.

  13. Implementing Anti-Discrimination Policies in Statistical Profiling Models
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2011) 3(3), 206-231. With Justin Sydnor.

  14. Round Numbers as Goals: Evidence from Baseball, SAT Takers, and the Lab
    Psychological Science (2011) 22(1), 71-79. With Uri Simonsohn.

  15. Is Tiger Woods Loss Averse? Persistent Bias in the Face of Experience, Competition, and High Stakes
    American Economic Review (2011) 101(1), 129-157. With Maurice Schweitzer.

     

    What's in a Picture? Evidence of Discrimination from Prosper.com
    Journal of Human Resources (2011) 46(1), 53-92. With Justin Sydnor.
  16. Can Losing Lead to Winning
    Management Science (2011), 57(5), 817-827. With Jonah Berger.

  17. A New Perspective on Stereotypical Gender Differences in Test Scores
    Journal of Economic Perspectives
    (2010) 24(2), 95-108. With Justin Sydnor.

  18. Reacting to Rankings: Evidence from "America's Best Hospitals"
    Journal of Health Economics (2009) 28(6), 1154-1165.

  19. The Impact of College Sports Success on the Quantity and Quality of Student Applications
    Southern Economic Journal (2009) 75(3), 750-780. With Jaren Pope.

  20. Poker Superstars: Skill or Luck?
    CHANCE (2008) 21(4), 25-28. With Rachel Croson and Peter Fishman.

  21. Benefits of Bilingualism: Evidence from Mormon Missionaries
    Economics of Education Review (2008) 27(2), 234-242.

 

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