2015 • 2014 • earlier



Bhargava, Saurabh, Alycia Chin, Amanda Markey, Karim S. Kassam, and George Loewenstein. Bored in the USA: Experience Sampling and Boredom in Everyday Life. Emotion. Revision under review.

Bhargava, Saurabh, Karim S. Kassam, George Loewenstein, and Carey Morewedge. Gender Differences in Experienced Love. Psychological Science. Revision requested.

Bhargava, Saurabh, Karim S. Kassam, Carey Morewedge, and George Loewenstein. New Evidence on the Hedonic and Time-Use Consequences of Parenthood. Under review.

Bhargava, Saurabh and George Loewenstein. Confidence and Goal Choice in the Labor Market. Under review.

Bhargava, Saurabh, George Loewenstein, and Shlomo Benartzi. The Costs of Poor Health Plan Choice and Prescriptions for Reform. Behavioral Science & Policy, forthcoming.


Media: Salon

Bhargava, Saurabh, Mark Patterson, and George Loewenstein. The Impact of the 1990 Nutrition Labeling and Education Act on Attitudes and Behavior. Under review. [PDF]

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



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

Bhargava, Saurabh, and George Loewenstein. Choosing a Health Insurance Plan: Complexity and Consequences. Journal of the American Medical Association 314(23), 2505-2506, 2015. [PDF]

Bhargava, Saurabh, George Loewenstein, and Justin Sydnor. Do Individuals Make Sensible Health Insurance Decisions? Quarterly Journal of Economics, Revision Requested. NBER Working Paper No. 21160, 2015.

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]


Media: Bloomberg, Vox, NPR

Bracha, Anat, Uri Gneezy, and George Loewenstein. Relative Pay and Labor Supply. Journal of Labor Economics, 33(2), 297-315, 2015. [PDF]

Loewenstein, George, Tamar Krishnamurti, Jessica Kopsic, and Daniel McDonald. Does Increased Sexual Frequency Enhance Happiness? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 116, 206-218, 2015. [PDF]

Loewenstein, George, Cindy Bryce, David Hagmann, and Sachin Rajpal. Warning: You are About to be Nudged. Behavioral Science & Policy, 1(1), 35-42, 2015. [PDF]

Loewenstein, George, Ted O’Donoghue, and Sudeep Bhatia. Modeling the Interplay between Affect and Deliberation. Decision, 2(2), 55-81, 2015. [PDF]



Bhargava, Saurabh, Karim S. Kassam, and George Loewenstein. A reassessment of the Defense of Parenthood. Psychological Science, 25(1), 299-302, 2014. [PDF]


Media: New York Magazine, The New Scientist

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



Bhargava, Saurabh, and Vikram S. Pathania. Driving under the (Cellular) Influence. Economic Policy 5(3), 92-125, 2013. [PDF]


Media: New York Times, BBC News, Bloomberg, Daily Mail, NPR, Politico, CBS Radio, Chicago Tribune, SF Chronicle, Marginal Revolution, Freakonomics

Loewenstein, George, Joelle Y. Friedman, Barbara McGill, Sarah Ahmad, Suzanne Linck, Stacey Sinkula, John Beshears et al. Consumers’ Misunderstanding of Health Insurance. Journal of Health Economics 32(5), 850-862, 2013. [PDF]

Loewenstein, George, David A. Asch, Joelle Y. Friedman, Lori A. Melichar, and Kevin G. Volpp. Can Behavioural Economics Make Us Healthier? British Medical Journal, 344(7863), 23-25, 2012. [PDF]