Published and Forthcoming Papers
Does Online Search Crowd Out Traditional Search and Improve Matching Efficiency? Evidence from Craigslist
Journal of Labor Economics (forthcoming). With Kory Kroft.
Improving College Performance and Retention the Easy Way: Unpacking the ACT Exam
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (forthcoming). With Eric Bettinger and Brent Evans.
Understanding College Application Decisions: Why College Sports Success Matters
Journal of Sports Economics (forthcoming). With Jaren C Pope.
Heuristic Thinking and Limited Attention in the Car MarketPress Reactions: VoxEU, NPR, Christian Science Monitor
American Economic Review (2012) 102(5), 2206-2236. With Nicola Lacetera and Justin Sydnor.
An Age Penalty in Racial Preferences
Social Psychological and Personality Science (forthcoming). With Deborah Small and Michael Norton.
How Personal Experience with a Fine Influences Behavior
Management Science (2012) 58(1), 35-51. With Michael Haselhuhn, Maurice Schweitzer and Peter Fishman.
Implementing Anti-Discrimination Policies in Statistical Profiling Models
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2011) 3(3), 206-231. With Justin Sydnor.
Round Numbers as Goals: Evidence from Baseball, SAT Takers, and the LabPress Reactions: Wall Street Journal, New York Times
Psychological Science (2011) 22(1), 71-79. With Uri Simonsohn.
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.
Can Losing Lead to Winning
Management Science (2011), 57(5), 817-827. With Jonah Berger.
A New Perspective on Stereotypical Gender Differences in Test Scores
Journal of Economic Perspectives (2010) 24(2), 95-108. With Justin Sydnor.
Reacting to Rankings: Evidence from "America's Best Hospitals"
Journal of Health Economics (2009) 28(6), 1154-1165.
Press Reactions: Inside Healthcare
The Impact of College Sports Success on the Quantity and Quality of Student Applications
Southern Economic Journal (2009) 75(3), 750-780. With Jaren C Pope.
Press Reactions: Associated Press Article (covered by USA Today, LA Times, Washington Post, and others)
Benefits of Bilingualism: Evidence from Mormon Missionaries
Economics of Education Review (2008) 27(2), 234-242.
Poker Superstars: Skill or Luck?
CHANCE (2008) 21(4), 25-28. With Rachel Croson and Peter Fishman.
Projection Bias in the Car and Housing Markets
Revise and resubmit Quarterly Journal of Economics. With Meghan Busse, Jaren Pope, and Jorge Silva-Risso.
When Walmart Comes to Town: Always Low Housing Prices? Always?
Revise and resubmit Journal of Urban Economics. With Jaren C Pope.
The Impact of Time Between Cognitive Tasks on Performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement Exams
Under review. With Ian Fillmore
Awareness Reduces Racial Bias
With Joseph Price and Justin Wolfers