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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 ...
2012
John Darley October, 2012 With Avani Mehta Sood; California Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 5 Psychology Social and Behavioral Psychology http://www.californialawreview.org/articles/punishing-pregnancy-race-incarcerati... ...
2012
John Darley October, 2012 With Dena Gromet, Tyler Okimoto and Michael Wenzel; Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 36, Issue 5 Psychology Law Social and Behavioral Psychology http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/lhb/36/5/375.html ...
Alexandre Mas
2012
We study the effect of disclosing information on peers' salaries on workers' job satisfaction and job search intentions. A randomly chosen subset of University of California employees was informed about a new website listing the pay of ...
Elizabeth Levy Paluck
2012
Wiley Psychologists, who have studied how media can promote stereotyping, prejudice, and conflict (e.g., Cantril & Allport, 1935), also study how media help to reconstruct communities (Bandura, 2004; Paluck, 2009). The social psychological mechanisms ...
Elke Weber
2012
A green growth agenda requires policy makers, from local to supranational levels, to examine and influence behavior that impacts economic, social, and environmental outcomes on multiple scales. Behavioral and social change, in addition or conjunction with ...
2012
The influence of “ethnic politics” has been demonstrated in a range of empirical studies of economic growth, violence, and public goods provision. While others have raised concerns about the measurement of ethnic variables in these works, we seek to ...
Deborah Prentice
2012
Recent analyses of the predominance of liberals in personality and social psychology have raised the possibility that this ideological imbalance is driven in part by active discrimination against conservatives. In this article, I review empirical evidence ...
2012
International Studies Quarterly (Wiley Online Library) What counts as evidence that the other side is sincere? Within mainstream international relations literature, scholars have focused on costly signals. We argue, however, that in the real world leaders ...
2012
Since the 1930s, political scientists have marshaled a great deal of statistical evidence in support of a proposition long familiar to politicians: Hard times hurt incumbents. In nearly all these studies, voters’ retrospections are myopic: Only the most ...
Paul DiMaggio
2012
Students of social inequality have noted the presence of mechanisms militating toward cumulative advantage and increasing inequality. Social scientists have established that individuals' choices are influenced by those of their network peers in many ...
Alin Coman
2012
As the papers in this volume make clear, the psychological study of memory can have a profound impact on the law, particularly with respect to the veracity of eyewitness testimony (see also Loftus, 1996; Wells, Memon, & Penrod, 2006). Less appreciated ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2012
We consider a special set of risky prospects in which the outcomes are either life or death (or, more generally, binary utilities). There are various alternatives to the  utilitarian  objective of minimizing the expected loss of lives in such prospects. ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2012
The standard analysis of procedures (mechanisms), in the theory of implementation, focuses on the properties of the subset of possible outcomes. But since a given procedure may yield very different outcomes in different circumstances (preference profile, ...
Elizabeth Levy Paluck
2012
Oxford Handbooks Online This chapter reviews real-world interventions aimed at prejudice and conflict reduction. Which work? How effective are they? How do we know? I pay specific attention to the research methods used to study the impact of prejudice and ...
Emily Pronin
2012
In the discussion that follows, we first explore various illusions of self-knowledge and the role of inappropriate reliance on introspection in fostering these illutions. We begin by looking at the ways in which people misperceive things about themselves, ...
2012
Taller workers are paid higher wages. A prominent explanation for this pattern is that physical growth and cognitive development share childhood inputs, inducing a correlation between adult height and two productive skills: strength and intelligence. This ...
Elke Weber
2012
The way a choice is presented influences what a decision-maker chooses. This paper outlines the tools available to choice architects, that is anyone who present people with choices. We divide these tools into two categories: those used in structuring the ...
Alin Coman
2012
Alin Coman May, 2012 With William Hirst; Journal of Experimental Psychology Vol. 141, Issue 2 Psychology Social and Behavioral Psychology http://www.princeton.edu/~acoman/Publications_files/Coman%20%26%20Hirst%20%28201... ...
2012
This paper provides new evidence on the time use and emotional well-being of unemployed individuals in the weeks before and after starting a new job. The major findings are: (1) time spent on home production drops sharply at the time of re-employment, ...

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