Research

Published and Accepted Papers:

  • Twisting the Truth: Foundations of Wishful Thinking - Theoretical Economics, Vol. 15(3): 989–1022, July 2020. paper

  • Satisficing with a Variable Threshold (joint with Levent Ulku) - Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 87: 67-76, March 2020. paper; slides; link to published version

  • The Focal Luce Model (joint with Gerelt Tserenjigmid) - conditionally accepted at American Economic Journal: Microeconomics - paper - online appendix

    • This was previously titled "The Imbalanced Luce Model."

Working Papers:

  • Behavioral Foundations of Nested Stochastic Choice and Nested Logit (joint with Gerelt Tserenjigmid) - revise and resubmit at Journal of Political Economy - paper - online appendix

  • Conservative Updating - paper - under review

    • This was previously titled "Sticky Beliefs: A Characterization of Conservative Updating."

  • A Model of Stochastic Choice from Lists (joint with Levent Ulku and Yuhta Ishii) - under review - paper; slides

  • Thinking Inside the Box: Status Quo Bias and Stochastic Consideration - paper New version coming soon!

  • Ambiguity and Partial Bayesian Updating - paper


Work in Progress:

  • Regret and Bounded Rationality In Games: The Focal Quantal Response Equilibrium (joint with Gerelt Tserenjigmid) - slides

  • Sincerity and the Doctrinal Paradox (joint with Alan Miller) - slides

  • General Belief Updating (joint with Gerelt Tserenjigmid)

  • Stochastic Choice with an Initial Endowment

  • Motivated Reasoning in Probability Updating (An experiment, with Matthew Chao)

    • This study is supported by a grant from the Moore Foundation

  • Frame Sensitive Voters and Electoral Competition