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Research Output 1986 2018

2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

An exercise in self-replication: Replicating Shah, Mullainathan, and Shafir (2012)

Shah, A. K., Mullainathan, S. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Economic Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fatigue
Fatigue
Social Sciences
Cognition
cognition

An opportunity for self-replication

Shah, A. K., Mullainathan, S. & Shafir, E., Sep 1 2018, In : Nature Human Behaviour. 2, 9, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

9 Citations (Scopus)

Money in the mental lives of the poor

Shah, A. K., Zhao, J., Mullainathan, S. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2018, In : Social Cognition. 36, 1, p. 4-19 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Economics
Lenses
Costs and Cost Analysis
Research
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Decisions in poverty contexts

Shafir, E., Dec 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Psychology. 18, p. 131-136 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Poverty
Insurance
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ignoring alarming news brings indifference: Learning about the world and the self

Paluck, E. L., Shafir, E. & Wu, S. J., Oct 1 2017, In : Cognition. 167, p. 160-171 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ego
Niger
Starvation
news
Learning
4 Citations (Scopus)

The full moon and motorcycle related mortality: population based double control study

Redelmeier, D. A. & Shafir, E., Dec 11 2017, In : BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 359, p. j5367

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motorcycles
Mortality
Population
Confidence Intervals
Head Protective Devices
2016

Authors' response: Hand washing is about respect for patients

Redelmeier, D. A. & Shafir, E., Jun 1 2016, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 25, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Hand Disinfection
2015

Behaviorally-motivated Innovation for Hand Hygiene and Infection Control

Shafir, E. & Redelmeir, D., Aug 4 2015

Research output: Innovation

Hand Hygiene
Infection Control
49 Citations (Scopus)

Scarcity Frames Value

Shah, A. K., Shafir, E. & Mullainathan, S., Apr 18 2015, In : Psychological Science. 26, 4, p. 402-412 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economics
Psychology
Economic Models
Cognition
Cues
33 Citations (Scopus)

The persistence of poverty in the context of financial instability: A behavioral perspective

Gennetian, L. A. & Shafir, E., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 34, 4, p. 904-936 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

persistence
poverty
public policy
economics
psychology
5 Citations (Scopus)

Why even good physicians do not wash their hands

Redelmeier, D. A. & Shafir, E., Dec 1 2015, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 24, 12, p. 744-747 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hand Disinfection
Cross Infection
Cognition
Hand
Physicians
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

Poverty and civil rights: A behavioral economics perspective

Shafir, E., Jan 1 2014, In : University of Illinois Law Review. 2014, 1, p. 205-230 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

civil rights
living conditions
poverty
bill
resources
31 Citations (Scopus)

Self-Affirmation Among the Poor: Cognitive and Behavioral Implications

Hall, C. C., Zhao, J. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2014, In : Psychological Science. 25, 2, p. 619-625 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poverty
Executive Function
Intelligence
Emotions
Research
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

Behaviorally informed regulation

Barr, M. S., Mullainathan, S. & Shafir, E., Jan 10 2013, The Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy. Princeton University Press, p. 440-461 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Decision making and policy in contexts of poverty

Mullainathan, S. & Shafir, E., Jan 10 2013, The Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy. Princeton University Press, p. 281-297 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

poverty
decision making
4 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction

Shafir, E., Jan 10 2013, The Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy. Princeton University Press, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

552 Citations (Scopus)

Poverty impedes cognitive function

Mani, A., Mullainathan, S., Shafir, E. & Zhao, J., Jan 1 2013, In : Science. 341, 6149, p. 976-980 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poverty
Cognition
Farmers
4 Citations (Scopus)

Response to comment on "poverty impedes cognitive function"

Mani, A., Mullainathan, S., Shafir, E. & Zhao, J., Jan 1 2013, In : Science. 342, 6163

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Poverty
Cognition
Psychometrics
Learning
94 Citations (Scopus)

The behavioral foundations of public policy

Shafir, E., Jan 10 2013, Princeton University Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

behavioral research
public policy
philanthropy
sexism
research policy
46 Citations (Scopus)

The Martyrdom Effect: When Pain and Effort Increase Prosocial Contributions

Olivola, C. Y. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. 26, 1, p. 91-105 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pain
Pain
experiment
cause
money
2012
110 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison friction: Experimental evidence from medicare drug plans

Kling, J. R., Mullainathan, S., Shafir, E., Vermeulen, L. C. & Wrobel, M. V., Feb 15 2012, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 127, 1, p. 199-235 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicare
Friction
Drugs
Costs
Public policy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Decision Making

LeBoeuf, R. A. & Shafir, E., Nov 21 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Empirical Research
Decision Making
Psychology
Research
Direction compound
8 Citations (Scopus)

On assets and debt in the psychology of perceived wealth

Sussman, A. B. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2012, In : Psychological Science. 23, 1, p. 101-108 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Financial Statements
3 Citations (Scopus)

Social benefit payments and acute injury among low-income mothers

Redelmeier, D. A., Chan, W. K., Mullainathan, S. & Shafir, E., Sep 13 2012, In : Open Medicine. 6, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mothers
Wounds and Injuries
Hospital Emergency Service
Confidence Intervals
Poverty
280 Citations (Scopus)

Some consequences of having too little

Shah, A. K., Mullainathan, S. & Shafir, E., Nov 2 2012, In : Science. 338, 6107, p. 682-685 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poverty
Personality
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

Money illusion

Shafir, E., Diamond, P. & Tversky, A., Dec 12 2011, Advances in Behavioral Economics. Princeton University Press, p. 483-509 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Money illusion
39 Citations (Scopus)

Small matches and charitable giving: Evidence from a natural field experiment

Karlan, D., List, J. A. & Shafir, E., Jun 1 2011, In : Journal of Public Economics. 95, 5-6, p. 344-350 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural field experiment
Charitable giving
Charity
Matching grants
Economics
2010
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of background case characteristics on decisions in the delivery room

Shen, O., Rabinowitz, R., Geist, R. R. & Shafir, E., Jul 1 2010, In : Medical Decision Making. 30, 4, p. 518-522 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delivery Rooms
Physicians
Decision Making
Cesarean Section
Obstetrics
91 Citations (Scopus)

The conflicting choices of alternating selves

LeBoeuf, R. A., Shafir, E. & Bayuk, J. B., Jan 1 2010, In : Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. 111, 1, p. 48-61 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Identification
Asian Americans
Emotions
Students
21 Citations (Scopus)

Valuing Money and Things: Why a $20 Item Can Be Worth More and Less Than $20

McGraw, A. P., Shafir, E. & Todorov, A. T., May 1 2010, In : Management Science. 56, 5, p. 816-830 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gambles
Evaluation
Future directions
Risky decision making
Affective psychology
171 Citations (Scopus)

What's advertising content worth? Evidence from a consumer credit marketing field experiment

Bertrand, M., Karlan, D., Mullainathan, S., Shafir, E. & Zinman, J., Feb 1 2010, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 125, 1, p. 263-306 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consumer credit
Marketing
Field experiment
Loans
Deadline
2009
23 Citations (Scopus)

Anchoring on the "Here" and "Now" in Time and Distance Judgments

LeBoeuf, R. A. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition. 35, 1, p. 81-93 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
planning
time
Anchoring
Research
65 Citations (Scopus)

Savings policy and decisionmaking in low-income households

Mullainathan, S. & Shafir, E., Dec 1 2009, Insufficient Funds: Savings, Assets, Credit, and Banking Among Low-Income Households. Russell Sage Foundation, p. 121-145 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

savings
low income
poverty
need for help
economics
2008
5 Citations (Scopus)

Context and Conflict in Multiattribute Choice

Shafir, E. & Leboeuf, R. A., Jan 14 2008, Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making. Blackwell Publishing Ltd., p. 339-359 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Surveys and Questionnaires
2006
137 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioral economics and marketing in aid of decision making among the poor

Bertrand, M., Mullainathan, S. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of Public Policy and Marketing. 25, 1, p. 8-23 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Economics
Marketing
Decision making
Social environment
Institutional environment
51 Citations (Scopus)

Invest now, drink later, spend never: On the mental accounting of delayed consumption

Shafir, E. & Thaler, R. H., Oct 1 2006, In : Journal of Economic Psychology. 27, 5, p. 694-712 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wine
wine
purchase
Costs and Cost Analysis
costs
12 Citations (Scopus)

Now that I think about it, i'm in the mood for laughs: Decisions focused on mood

Caruso, E. M. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. 19, 2, p. 155-169 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mood
Drama
Pleasure
Motion Pictures
movies
38 Citations (Scopus)

The long and short of it: Physical anchoring effects

LeBoeuf, R. A. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. 19, 4, p. 393-406 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stimulus
Light
Weights and Measures
Physical
Anchor
2005
3 Citations (Scopus)

Heuristics and biases in attitudes towards herbal medicines

Carlisle, E. & Shafir, E., Feb 24 2005, The Shape of Reason: Essays in Honour of Paolo Legrenzi. Psychology Press, p. 205-224 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Herbal Medicine
Heuristics
38 Citations (Scopus)

Psychology, behavioral economics, and public policy

Amir, O., Ariely, D., Cooke, A., Dunning, D., Epley, N., Gneezy, U., Koszegi, B., Lichtenstein, D., Mazar, N., Mullainathan, S., Prelec, D., Shafir, E. & Silva, J., Dec 1 2005, In : Marketing Letters. 16, 3-4, p. 443-454 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic policy
Politicians
Psychology
Public policy
Behavioral science
12 Citations (Scopus)

Questioning the cheater-detection hypothesis: New studies with the selection task

Carlisle, E. & Shafir, E., May 1 2005, In : Thinking and Reasoning. 11, 2, p. 97-122 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Questioning
Selection Task
Regular
Module
Interaction
2004
150 Citations (Scopus)

A behavioral-economics view of poverty

Bertrand, M., Mullainathan, S. & Shafir, E., May 1 2004, In : American Economic Review. 94, 2, p. 419-423 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poverty
2003
145 Citations (Scopus)

Deep Thoughts and Shallow Frames: On the Susceptibility to Framing Effects

LeBoeuf, R. A. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. 16, 2, p. 77-92 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
cognition
incidence
Susceptibility
Framing Effects
37 Citations (Scopus)

Remembering chosen and assigned options

Mather, M., Shafir, E. & Johnson, M. K., Jan 1 2003, In : Memory and Cognition. 31, 3, p. 422-433 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motivation
Light
Heuristics
Remembering
2002
242 Citations (Scopus)

Rationality

Shafir, E. & LeBoeuf, R. A., Nov 19 2002, In : Annual Review of Psychology. 53, p. 491-517 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Social Sciences
Research
Cognition
Motivation
2001
35 Citations (Scopus)

The beguiling pursuit of more information

Redelmeier, D. A., Shafir, E. & Aujla, P. S., Jan 1 2001, In : Medical Decision Making. 21, 5, p. 376-381 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dialysis
Nurses
Physicians
Acute Pain
Chest Pain
2000
95 Citations (Scopus)

Misremembrance of options past: Source Monitoring and Choice

Mather, M., Shafir, E. & Johnson, M. K., Jan 1 2000, In : Psychological Science. 11, 2, p. 132-138 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Responsibility
Emotions
Research Design
Learning
14 Citations (Scopus)

Nonconsequential reasoning and its consequences

Bastardi, A. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 2000, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 9, 6, p. 216-219 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethical Theory
Decision Theory
Costs and Cost Analysis
Negotiating
Research
1999
10 Citations (Scopus)
Personality
Adjective
Person
Celebrity
Compatibility
1998
84 Citations (Scopus)

On the Pursuit and Misuse of Useless Information

Bastardi, A. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 75, 1, p. 19-32 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decision maker
cause