Ph.D. Harvard University. Business Economics. 2009.
M.A. Harvard University.
B.A. Case Western Reserve University. Economics and Political Science. 2003.
In his research he uses experimental and theoretical methods to analyze how psychological factors such as reciprocity, social norms and overconfidence affect economic behavior, particularly in contractual relationships. He has also studied behavior in social networks, as well as individual decision-making about risk and uncertainty.
“The Role of Experience in the Gambler’s Fallacy.” (with Greg Barron), Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. Vol. 23, no. 1 (January 2010): 117-129. (formerly "Making the Gambler's Fallacy Disappear: The Role of Experience")
“What Do We Expect From Our Friends?” (with Markus Mobius, Tanya Rosenblatt and Quoc-Anh Do), Journal of the European Economic Association. Vol. 8, no. 1 (March 2010): 120-138.
“Kidneys for Sale: Who Disapproves and Why?” (with Alvin E. Roth) American Journal of Transplantation Vol. 10, no. 5 (May 2010): 1221-1227.
“Norms and Contracting.” (with Judd Kessler), Management Science. Vol. 58, no. 1 (January 2012): 62-77.
“Contractual and Organizational Structure with Reciprocal Agents.” (with Florian Englmaier), American Economics Journal – Microeconomics. Vol. 4, no. 2 (May 2012): 146-183.
“Incentive Schemes, Sorting and Behavioral Biases of Employees: Experimental Evidence” (with Ian Larkin), American Economics Journal – Microeconomics. Vol. 4, no. 2 (May 2012): 184-214.