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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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Elke Weber
2016
The complex nature of perceived risk and the influence of perceived risks and benefits on risk acceptability or risk taking have been analyzed in multiple ways. R. Duncan Luce made important contributions to both normative and descriptive models of ...
Noreen Goldman
2016
ABSTRACT: Social inequalities in health and disability are often attributed to differences in childhood adversity, access to care, health behavior, residential environments, stress, and the psychosocial aspects of work environments. Yet, disadvantaged ...
Christopher Chyba
2016
Christopher Chyba November, 2016 With Wanda Austin; Washington, D.C.: Executive Office of the President, President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, 2016 Health International Security Science Technology National Security, Intelligence ...
Alan Krueger
2016
Uber, the ride-sharing company launched in 2010, has grown at an exponential rate. This paper provides the first comprehensive analysis of the labor market for Uber’s driver-partners, based on both survey and administrative data.  Drivers who partner with ...
Bryan Grenfell
2016
ABSTRACT:  A key question in clarifying human–environment interactions is how dynamic complexity develops across integrative scales from molecular to population and global levels. Apart from its public health importance, measles is an excellent test bed ...
Janet Currie
2016
ABSTRACT:  We use United States birth record data to estimate the effect of e-cigarette minimum legal sale age laws on cigarette use and birth outcomes for pregnant teenagers. While these laws may have reduced e-cigarette use, we hypothesize that these ...
Gary Bass
2016
Gary Bass October, 2016 International Security, vol. 41, no. 2 (fall 2016), pp. 140-87. Law and Justice Download File External Link ...
Uwe Reinhardt
2016
Uwe Reinhardt October, 2016 Journal of the American Medical Association The choice of young people to forgo health insurance combined with the high cost of providing care for the sickest Americans are together generating big losses for insurers ...

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