Published research

 

Saurabh Bhargava, Brigitte Madrian, Hal Herschfield, Abby Sussman, Jeremy Burke, Scott Huettel, Julian Jamison, Eric Johnson, Stephen Meier, Scott Rick, Suzanne Shu. Policy Applications of Behavioral Insights to Household Financial Decision-Making. Behavioral Science & Policy, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 27-40, 2017. [PDF]

Nachum Sicherman, George Loewenstein, Duane J. Seppi, and Stephen Utkus. Financial attention. The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 863-897 [PDF]

Saurabh Bhargava and Day Manoli. Psychological Frictions and the Incomplete Take-up of Social Benefits: Evidence from an IRS Field Experiment. The American Economic Review, Vol. 105, Issue 11, pp. 3489-3529, 2015. [PDF]

Saurabh Bhargava and George Loewenstein. Behavioral Economics and Public Policy 102: Beyond Nudging. American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, Vol 105, Issue 5, pp. 396-401, 2015. [PDF]

George Loewenstein, Cass R. Sunstein, and Russell Golman. Disclosure: Psychology Changes Everything. Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 391-419, 2014. [PDF]

ONGOING PROJECTS

 

A Tale of Two Elasticities: New Evidence on the Heterogeneous Role of Psychological Design and Matching Incentives on the Decision to Save (Saurabh Bhargava, Lynn Conell-Price, Rick Mason, and Shlomo Benartzi)

Serenity Now, Save Tomorrow? New Field Evidence on Retirement Savings Puzzles (Saurabh Bhargava and Lynn Conell-Price)

The Economic and Psychological Determinants—and Deterrents—of Tax Compliance: An IRS Field Experiment with Paid Tax Preparer (Saurabh Bhargava)  [Abstract]

Psychological Cues in Wage Expectation: Evidence from Micro-Data and a Field Experiment on Job Search
(Saurabh Bhargava and Tanya Menon)