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Michael Oppenheimer
2017
Michael Oppenheimer May, 2017 With Ilissa B. Ocko, Steven P. Hamburg, Daniel J. Jacob, David W. Keith, Nathaniel O. Keohane, Joseph D. Roy-Mayhew, Daniel P. Schrag, Stephen W. Pacala; Science Magazine, Vol. 356, Issue 6337 Climate Change Domestic and ...
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 ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2017
ABSTRACT:  Global warming potentials (GWPs) have become an essential element of climate policy and are built into legal structures that regulate greenhouse gas emissions. This is in spite of a well-known shortcoming: GWP hides trade-offs between short- ...
James Trussell
2017
ABSTRACT:  Self sourced medical abortion using online telemedicine can be highly effective, and outcomes compare favourably with in clinic protocols. Reported rates of adverse events are low. Women are able to self identify the symptoms of potentially ...
Denise Mauzerall
2017
ABSTRACT:  Facing severe air pollution and growing dependence on natural gas imports, the Chinese government plans to increase coal-based synthetic natural gas (SNG) production. Although displacement of coal with SNG benefits air quality, it increases CO2 ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2017
Michael Oppenheimer March, 2017 With Pratikshya Bohra-Mishra, Ruohong Cai, Shuaizhang Feng, Rachel Licker; Popul Environ (2017) 38:286–308DOI 10.1007/s11111-016-0263-x Climate Change Environment Migration Environment and Energy Climate Change ...
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
2017
Every attribute can be expressed in multiple ways. For example, car fuel economy can be expressed as fuel efficiency (“miles per gallon”), fuel cost in dollars, or tons of greenhouse gases emitted. Each expression, or “translation,” highlights a different ...
Anne Case
Sir Angus Deaton
2017
Suicide rates, life evaluation, and measures of affect are all plausible measures of the mental health and wellbeing of populations. Yet in the settings we examine, correlations between suicide and measured wellbeing are at best inconsistent. Differences ...
Miguel Centeno
Atul Kohli
Deborah Yashar
2017
Miguel Centeno Atul Kohli Deborah Yashar February, 2017 International Development External Link ...
Alin Coman
2017
ABSTRACT:  This paper tests a meaning-making model of conspiratorial thinking by considering how one's search for meaning mediates between social exclusion and the endorsement of conspiratorial (Study 1) and superstitious (Study 2) beliefs. In Study ...
Elke Weber
2017
As humans, our decision-making process is biased towards maintaining the status quo, even if an alternative choice has substantial long-term benefits. This cognitive myopia and present bias, when applied to decisions that affect sustainability, could be ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2017
ABSTRACT:  The reasons for concern framework communicates scientific understanding about risks in relation to varying levels of climate change. The framework, now a cornerstone of the IPCC assessments, aggregates global risks into ve categories as a ...
Janet Currie
2017
ABSTRACT:  There is continuing controversy about the extent to which publicly insured children are treated differently than privately insured children, and whether differences in treatment matter. We show that on average, hospitals are less likely to ...
Susan Fiske
2017
ABSTRACT:  People’s motivation to rationalize and defend the status quo is a major barrier to societal change. Three studies tested whether perceived social mobility—beliefs about the likelihood to move up and down the socioeconomic ladder—can condition ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2017
Michael Oppenheimer January, 2017 Richard L. Revesz, Jason A. Schwartz, Peter H. Howard, Kenneth Arrow, Michael A. Livermore and Thomas Sterner Letter to the Editor: Review of Environmental Economics and Policy Vol. 11, issue 1, pp. 172-173 Climate Change ...
Elke Weber
2017
Using theories from decision-making and behavioral economics, we conducted a study to improve understanding of the decisions of Restrained Eaters. We identified Restrained Eaters via the Revised Restraint Questionnaire. Methods: One hundred two (N = 102) ...
Susan Fiske
2017
ABSTRACT:  Stereotypes reflect a society’s inequality and conflict, providing a diagnostic map of intergroup relations. This stereotype map’s fundamental dimensions depict each group’s warmth (friendly, sincere) and competence (capable, skilled). Some ...
Elke Weber
2017
Knowledge about the existence and source of national differences in willingness to take risks plays a vital role in ensuring successful communication, collaboration, and understanding across countries, from the personal to the organizational and political ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2016
Michael Oppenheimer December, 2016 With Richard Alley; Science, 16 December 2016, Vol. 354, Issue 6318, pp. 1375-1377 Climate Change Environment Science Environment and Energy Science and Technology Download File External Link ...

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