ONGOING PROJECTS

 

Information, Choice Context, and Defaults in Low Income Savings Decisions: Evidence from a Field Experiment of
Tax-Time Savings
(Saurabh Bhargava)    [Abstract] .

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)

 

Published research

 

Bhargava, Saurabh, 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, 27-40, 2017. [PDF]

Sicherman, Nachum, George Loewenstein, Duane J. Seppi, and Stephen Utkus. Financial attention. Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming.

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

Bhargava, Saurabh, and George Loewenstein. Behavioral Economics and Public Policy 102: Beyond Nudging. American Economic Review 105(5), 396-401, 2015. [PDF]

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