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Ted O'Donoghue

Zubrow Professor of Economics

Publications

Ted O’Donoghue and Matthew Rabin, “Present Bias: Lessons Learned and To Be Learned,” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 105(5), May 2015, 273-79.

Ted O’Donoghue, “Teaching a Behavioral Economics Elective: Highlighting the Science of Economics,” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 105(5), May 2015, 391-95.

George Loewenstein, Ted O’Donoghue, and Sudeep Bhatia, “Modeling the Interplay Between Affect and Deliberation,” Decision, 2(2), April 2015, 55-81.

Levon Barseghyan, Francesca Molinari, Ted O’Donoghue, and Joshua Teitelbaum, “Distinguishing Probability Weighting from Risk Misperceptions in Field DataAmerican Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 103(3), May 2013, 580-585.

Levon Barseghyan, Francesca Molinari, Ted O’Donoghue, and Josh Teitelbaum, “The Nature of Risk Preferences: Evidence from Insurance Choices,” American Economic Review, 103(6), October 2013, 2499-2529. [extended appendix (pdf)]

Corinna Löckenhoff, Ted O’Donoghue, and David Dunning, “Age Differences in Temporal Discounting: The Role of Dispositional Affect and Anticipated Emotions,” Psychology and Aging, 26(2), June 2011, 274-284.

Ted O’Donoghue and Matthew Rabin, “Procrastination on Long-Term Projects,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 66(2), May 2008, 161-175. [pre-published version (pdf)]

  • NOTICE: this is the authors’ version of a work that was accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version will be subsequently published in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
  • Previous and slightly different version that is cited in the published version: February 2002, CAE Working Paper #02-09

Michael Conlin, Ted O’Donoghue, and Timothy Vogelsang, “Projection Bias in Catalog Orders,” American Economic Review, 97(4), September 2007, 1217-1249.

Ted O’Donoghue and Matthew Rabin, “Optimal Sin Taxes,” Journal of Public Economics, 90(10-11), 1825-1849. [pre-published version (pdf)]

Ted O’Donoghue and Matthew Rabin, “Optimal Taxes for Sin Goods,” Swedish Economic Policy Review, 12(2), 7-39.

  • Note: This paper is closely related to but less technical than “Optimal Sin Taxes”.

Ted O’Donoghue and George Loewenstein, “’We Can Do This the Easy Way or the Hard Way’: Negative Emotions, Self-regulation and the Law,” University of Chicago Law Review, 73, Winter 2006, 183-206.

Ted O’Donoghue and Josef Zweimueller, “Patents in a Model of Endogenous Growth,” Journal of Economic Growth, 9(1), March 2004, 81-123.

George Loewenstein, Ted O’Donoghue, and Matthew Rabin, “Projection Bias in Predicting Future Utility,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 118(4), November 2003, 1209-1248.

Michael Conlin, Michael Lynn, and Ted O’Donoghue, “The Norm of Restaurant Tipping,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 52(3), November 2003, 297-321.

Ted O’Donoghue and Matthew Rabin, “Studying Optimal Paternalism, Illustrated by a Model of Sin Taxes,” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 93(2), May 2003, 186-191.

Colin Camerer, Samuel Issacharoff, George Loewenstein, Ted O’Donoghue, and Matthew Rabin, “Regulation for Conservatives: Behavioral Economics and the Case for ‘Asymmetric Paternalism’,” University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 151(3), January 2003, 1211-1254.

Shane Frederick, George Loewenstein, and Ted O’Donoghue, “Time Discounting and Time Preference: A Critical Review,” Journal of Economic Literature, 40(2), June 2002, 351-401. [Reprinted in Roy Baumeister, George Loewenstein, and Daniel Read, eds., Time and Decision: Economic and Psychological Perspectives on Intertemporal Choice, Russell Sage Foundation, 2003; and reprinted in Colin F. Camerer, George Loewenstein, and Matthew Rabin, eds., Advances in Behavioral Economics, Princeton University Press, 2003.]

Ted O’Donoghue and Matthew Rabin, “Choice and Procrastination,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 116(1), February 2001, 121-160.

Ted O’Donoghue and Matthew Rabin, “The Economics of Immediate Gratification,” Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 13(2), April/June 2000, 233-250.

Ted O’Donoghue and Matthew Rabin, “Incentives for Procrastinators,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 114(3), August 1999, 769-816.

Ted O’Donoghue and Matthew Rabin, “Doing It Now or Later,” American Economic Review, 89(1), March 1999, 103-124. [Reprinted in Colin F. Camerer, George Loewenstein, and Matthew Rabin, eds., Advances in Behavioral Economics, Princeton University Press, 2003.]

Ted O’Donoghue, “A Patentability Requirement for Sequential Innovation,” RAND Journal of Economics, 29(4), Winter 1998, 654-679.

Ted O’Donoghue, Suzanne Scotchmer, and Jacques-Francois Thisse, “Patent Breadth, Patent Life, and the Pace of Technological Progress,” Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 7(1), Spring 1998, 1-32.