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Stefano DellaVigna

Distinguished Professor of Economics and Professor of Business Administration
Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group
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Academic Status: On duty
Personal Homepage: http://eml.berkeley.edu/~sdellavi/index.html
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)
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PhD, Harvard University, Department of Economics

MA, Harvard University, Department of Economics

Degree in Economics, Summa cum Laude, Laurea Bocconi University

Positions Held

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, American Economic Review, January 2017-
  • Co-Editor, Handbook of Behavioral Economics, Elsevier (with Doug Bernheim and David Laibson), 2018-19

Current Research and Interests

  • Behavioral Economics

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “Structural Behavioral Economics”, forthcoming in Handbook of Behavioral Economics, Volume 1 (eds. Doug Bernheim, Stefano DellaVigna, and David Laibson), 2018, Elsevier.
  • “Predicting Experimental Results: Who Knows What?” (with Devin Pope), Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming.
  • “What Motivates Effort? Evidence and Expert Forecasts” (with Devin Pope), Review of Economic Studies, April 2018, Vol. 85, 1029–1069.
  • “Reference-Dependent Job Search: Evidence from Hungary” (with Attila Lindner, Balazs Reizer, and Johannes Schmieder), Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 2017, Vol. 132, 1969–2018.
  • “Does Conflict of Interest Lead to Biased Coverage? Evidence from Movie Reviews” (with Johannes Hermle), Review of Economic Studies, October 2017, Vol. 84, 1510–1550.
  • “Voting to Tell Others” (with John List, Ulrike Malmendier, and Gautam Rao), Review of Economic Studies, January 2017, Vol. 84, 143-181.

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Winner of the AEJ-Applied Best Paper Prize
  • Highly Cited Researcher, Thomson Reuters, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2008-2010
  • UC Berkeley Campus-wide Distinguished Teaching Award, 2008

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