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Elke Weber
2017
Why do the poor make shortsighted choices in decisions that involve delayed payoffs? Foregoing immediate rewards for larger, later rewards requires that decision makers (i) believe future payoffs will occur and (ii) are not forced to take the immediate ...
Elke Weber
2017
Policymakers involved in climate change negotiations are key users of climate science. It is therefore vital to understand how to communicate scientific information most effectively to this group1. We tested how a unique sample of policymakers and ...
Elke Weber
2016
There is no silver bullet—no single solution to get us to a sustainable climate. There is, however, silver buckshot: a combination of political, technological, economic, and behavioral actions and interventions that will provide the necessary progress ...
Paul DiMaggio
2016
This paper proposes a systematic approach to the study of immigration and art by considering relevant theoretical concepts. We focus on the role of institutions and economic change as forces shaping the expressive alternatives of immigrants and their ...
2015
Sander van der Linden November, 2015 Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10(6), 758-763. Education Energy Environment Politics Psychology Science Domestic and Social Policy Environment and Energy Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File External ...
2015
Sander van der Linden November, 2015 Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 25(5), 338-342. Education Environment Health Law Poverty Psychology Science Domestic and Social Policy Environment and Energy Law and Justice Social and Behavioral Psychology ...
Susan Fiske
2015
This Agenda article first considers whether social psychology is in the best or worst of times and suggests that we are instead in extraordinary times, given exciting agendas and potential policy relevance, if we are careful. The article illustrates with ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2015
Individual well-being depends not only on income but also on other dimensions of life, such as health, the quality of social relations and of the environment, employment, and job satisfaction. In this chapter we survey the economic literature on how to ...
Elke Weber
2014
A recent surge of research has investigated the potential of pro-environmental behavior interventions to affect other pro-environmental behaviors not initially targeted by the intervention. The evidence evaluating these spillover effects has been mixed, ...
Elke Weber
2014
Age-related deterioration in cognitive ability may compromise the ability of older adults to make major financial decisions. We explore whether knowledge and expertise accumulated from past decisions can offset cognitive decline to maintain decision ...
2014
Progress in science requires new tools for measuring phenomena previously believed unmeasurable, as well as conceptual frameworks for interpreting such measurements. There has been much progress on both fronts in the measurement of subjective well-being ...
Elke Weber
2013
Actions by individuals and households to reduce carbon-based energy consumption have the potential to change the picture of U.S. energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions in the near term. To tap this potential, however, energy policies and programs ...
Elke Weber
2013
Elke Weber December, 2013 With Slovic, P. Chapter in: Regulation of Toxic Substances and Hazardous Waste (2nd edition, 2011) (Applegate, Gabba, Laitos, and Sachs, Editors), Foundation Press. International Security Politics Psychology Domestic and Social ...
Noreen Goldman
2013
Perceived stress is associated with poor health outcomes including negative affect, increased susceptibility to the common cold, and cardiovascular disease; the consequences of perceived stress for mortality, however, have received less attention. This ...
Elizabeth Levy Paluck
2013
Gender-based violence (GBV) is physical, psychological, or sexual violence perpetrated against an individual or group on the basis of gender or gender norms. The majority of victims of GBV are women, but many victims of GBV are male. Gay, bisexual, and ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2013
We argue that the economic evaluation of health care (cost-benefit analysis) should respect individual preferences and should incorporate distributional considerations. Relying on individual preferences does not imply subjective welfarism. We propose a ...
2013
Consistent contraceptive use (72% of weeks) was 10–15 percentage points lower among women with moderate/severe baseline depression and stress symptoms than those without symptoms (p<.001). Controlling for covariates, women with depression and stress ...
Miguel Centeno
2013
Brubaker neatly lays out the ways in which the concepts are theoretically related; what remains to be addressed, however, is how language, religion, ethnicity, and nation are intertwined in the context of everyday life. Specifically, the lecture raises ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2012
Happiness studies have rekindled interest in the measurement of subjective well-being, and often claim to track faithfully ‘what people care about’ in their lives. It is argued in this article that seeking to respect individuals’ preferences in the ...
Marta Tienda
2012
Sociologists see economic decisions as being “embedded” in social relationships, just as psychologists see economic decisions as being embedded in a life of the mind. While the idea of social embeddedness is not new to economists, its role in creating and ...

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