Faculty and Executive Leadership Directory
PhD, Harvard University, Department of Economics
MA, Harvard University, Department of Economics
Degree in Economics, Summa cum Laude, Laurea Bocconi University
At Haas since 2014
2014 – present, Daniel E. Koshland, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Economics and Professor of Business Administration
2013 – 2014, Daniel E. Koshland, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Economics
2012 – 2013, Professor
2008 – 2012, Associate Professor
2002 – 2008, Assistant Professor
External Service and Assignments
- Co-Editor, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009-2013
- 2015 AEA Nominating Committee
- Organizer of Russell Sage Foundation Meeting on “Behavioral Labor Economics”, 2015
- Program Committee, 2013 AEA Meetings
Current Research and Interests
Selected Papers and Publications
- “Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy” (with Ruben Durante, Brian Knight, and Eliana La Ferrara), AEJ: Applied Economics, January 2016.
- “Testing for Altruism and Social Pressure in Charitable Giving” (with John List and Ulrike Malmendier), Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2012, Vol. 127, pp. 1-56
- “Psychology and Economics: Evidence from the Field”, Journal of Economic Literature, June 2009, Vol. 47, pp. 315-372
- “Does Movie Violence Increase Violent Crime?” (with Gordon Dahl), Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 2009, Vol. 124, pp. 677-734.
- “Investor Inattention and Friday Earnings Announcements” (with Joshua Pollet), Journal of Finance, April 2009, Vol. 64, pp. 709-749.
- “The Fox News Effect: Media Bias and Voting” (with Ethan Kaplan), Quarterly Journal of Economics, August 2007, Vol. 122, pp. 1187-1234.
Honors and Awards
- Excellence in Refereeing Award 2011 and 2012, American Economic Review.
- Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2008-2010.
- UC Berkeley Campus-wide Distinguished Teaching Award, 2008.
- Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award, UC Berkeley, 2007.
- Social Sciences Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award, UC Berkeley, 2004.
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