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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
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
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
2015
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
2014
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
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
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
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
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
2006
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
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
1997
293 Citations (Scopus)

Money illusion

Shafir, E., Diamond, P. & Tversky, A., Jan 1 1997, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 112, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Money illusion
Economic theory
Economics
Evaluation
Economists
12 Citations (Scopus)

Probability bootstrapping: Improving prediction by fitting extensional models to knowledgeable but incoherent probability judgments

Osherson, D., Shafir, E., Krantz, D. H. & Smith, E. E., Jan 1 1997, In : Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. 69, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediction
Probability judgment
Bootstrapping
Probability distribution
Approximation
1995
7 Citations (Scopus)

A source of Bayesian priors

Osherson, D., Smith, E. E., Shafir, E., Gualtierotti, A. & Biolsi, K., Jan 1 1995, In : Cognitive Science. 19, 3, p. 377-405 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychological Models
Linear Programming
Expert Systems
Linear programming
Expert systems
29 Citations (Scopus)

Compatibility in Cognition and Decision

Shafir, E., Jan 1 1995, In : Psychology of Learning and Motivation - Advances in Research and Theory. 32, C, p. 247-274 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Decision Making
Psychology
Mental Processes
Task Performance and Analysis
22 Citations (Scopus)

Forming beliefs about adjudicated outcomes: Perceptions of risk and reservation values

Babcock, L., Farber, H. S., Fobian, C. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 1995, In : International Review of Law and Economics. 15, 3, p. 289-303 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

producer liability
Values
decision theory
arbitration
optimism
232 Citations (Scopus)

Medical Decision Making in Situations That Offer Multiple Alternatives

Redelmeier, D. A. & Shafir, E., Jan 25 1995, In : JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. 273, 4, p. 302-305 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Facility Closure
Decision Support Techniques
Family Physicians
Neurosurgery
Neurology
1994
4 Citations (Scopus)

Extracting the coherent core of human probability judgement: a research program for cognitive psychology

Osherson, D., Shafir, E. & Smith, E. E., Jan 1 1994, In : Cognition. 50, 1-3, p. 299-313 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intuition
intuition
psychology
Psychology
Expert Systems
14 Citations (Scopus)

Extrapolating human probability judgment

Osherson, D., Smith, E. E., Myers, T. S., Shafir, E. & Stob, M., Mar 1 1994, In : Theory and Decision. 36, 2, p. 103-129 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammals
human being
Extrapolation
Probability Judgment
Probability judgment
56 Citations (Scopus)

Uncertainty and the difficulty of thinking through disjunctions

Shafir, E., Jan 1 1994, In : Cognition. 50, 1-3, p. 403-430 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uncertainty
uncertainty
Confusion
Decision Trees
Decision Making
1993
4 Citations (Scopus)

Ampliative inference: on choosing a probability distribution

Osherson, D., Shafir, E. & Smith, E. E., Jan 1 1993, In : Cognition. 49, 3, p. 189-210 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Psychological
Incomplete
Inference
308 Citations (Scopus)

Choosing versus rejecting: Why some options are both better and worse than others

Shafir, E., Jul 1 1993, In : Memory & Cognition. 21, 4, p. 546-556 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Choice Behavior
730 Citations (Scopus)

Reason-based choice

Shafir, E., Simonson, I. & Tversky, A., Jan 1 1993, In : Cognition. 49, 1-2, p. 11-36 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Uncertainty
decision maker
uncertainty
decision making
58 Citations (Scopus)

Similarity, plausibility, and judgments of probability

Smith, E. E., Shafir, E. & Osherson, D., Jan 1 1993, In : Cognition. 49, 1-2, p. 67-96 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sesamoid Bones
shepherd
Bites and Stings
Decision Making
decision making
39 Citations (Scopus)

The advantage model: A comparative theory of evaluation and choice under risk

Shafir, E., Osherson, D. & Smith, E. E., Jan 1 1993, In : Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. 55, 3, p. 325-378 54 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Choice Behavior
Aptitude
Theoretical Models
Economics
Evaluation
1992
457 Citations (Scopus)

Choice Under Conflict: The Dynamics of Deferred Decision

Tversky, A. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 1992, In : Psychological Science. 3, 6, p. 358-361 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Theory
316 Citations (Scopus)

The Disjunction Effect in Choice Under Uncertainty

Tversky, A. & Shafir, E., Jan 1 1992, In : Psychological Science. 3, 5, p. 305-309 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uncertainty
Decision Theory
356 Citations (Scopus)

Thinking through uncertainty: Nonconsequential reasoning and choice

Shafir, E. & Tversky, A., Jan 1 1992, In : Cognitive Psychology. 24, 4, p. 449-474 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision trees
Uncertainty
Decision making
Ethical Theory
uncertainty