Journal Club

Started in 2018, Journal Club Barcelona involves faculty and PhD students from Pompeu Fabra, IESE and ESADE getting together once a week in downtown Barcelona, over some vermouth, to discuss a behavioral science paper.

Papers we have assigned:

#37 January 30th, 2020
Lewis &  Simmons (2019) “Prospective Outcome Bias: Incurring (Unnecessary) Costs to Achieve Outcomes That Are Already Likely.” JEP:G  (.pdf)

#36 December 11h, 2019
Jung Moon Nelson (2019) “Overestimating the Valuations and Preferences of OthersJEP:G (.pdf)

#35 December 4th, 2019
Chen et al “Racial Disparities in Voting Wait Times: Evidence from Smartphone Data.” Working paper (.pdf)

#34 November 27th, 2019
Obermeyer et al “Dissecting racial bias in an algorithm used to manage the health of populations” Science (2019) (.pdf)

#33 – November 13th, 2019
Quispe-Torreblanca, Stewart, Gathergood, & Loewenstein  “The Red, the Black, and the Plastic: Paying Down Credit Card Debt for Hotels, Not Sofas.” Management Science (2019) (.pdf)

#32 – cancelled

#31 – October 30th, 2019
Le Texier, Thibault. “Debunking the Stanford Prison Experiment.” American Psychologist (2019). (.pdf)

#30 – October 16th , 2019
Spiller, Reinholtz, & Maglio (2019) Judgments Based on Stocks and Flows: Different Presentations of the Same Data Can Lead to Opposing
Inferences, Management Science (.pdf)

#29 – October 9th , 2019
Allard, Thomas, David J. Hardisty, and Dale Griffin (2019) . “When “More” Seems Like Less: Differential Price Framing Increases the Choice Share of Higher-Priced Options.” Journal of Marketing Research (.pdf)

#28 – October 2nd , 2019
Barron, Kung & Proserpio “The Effect of Home-Sharing on House Prices and Rents: Evidence from Airbnb” (.pdf SSRN working paper)

#27 – September 25th , 2019
Chernyak, N., Leimgruber, K. L., Dunham, Y. C., Hu, J., & Blake, P. R. (2019). Paying back people who harmed us but not people who helped us: direct negative reciprocity precedes direct positive reciprocity in early development. Psychological science (.pdf)

#26 – September 12th , 2019 [Thursday]
Miller & Sanjurjo (2019). A Bridge from Monty Hall to the Hot Hand: The Principle of Restricted Choice. Journal of Economic Perspectives (.pdf)

#25 – September 4th , 2019
Sellier, A. L., Scopelliti, I., & Morewedge, C. K. (2019). Debiasing Training Improves Decision Making in the Field. Psychological science (.pdf)

#24 – July 31st , 2019
Johnson DJ, Tress T, Burkel N, Taylor C, & Cesario J (2019) Officer characteristics and racial disparities in fatal officer-involved shootings, PNAS (.pdf)

#23 – July 11th  , 2019
Cohn, A., Maréchal, M. A., Tannenbaum, D., & Zünd, C. L. (2019). “Civic honesty around the globe.” Science, Science (.pdf)

#22 – June 20th  , 2019
Vuletich, Heidi A., and B. Keith Payne. (2019) “Stability and Change in Implicit Bias.” Psychological Science (.pdf)

#21 – June 13th  , 2019
Carl, Noah. (2015)”Cognitive ability and political beliefs in the United States.” Personality and Individual Differences 83 : 245-248 (.pdf)

Carl, Noah (2016) “Net opposition to immigrants of different nationalities correlates strongly with their arrest rates in the UK.” Open Quantitative Sociology & Political Science (.pdf).

#20 – May 30th  , 2019
Hsiang, Esther Y., et al. “Association of Primary Care Clinic Appointment Time With Clinician Ordering and Patient Completion of Breast and Colorectal Cancer Screening.” JAMA Network Open 2.5 (2019) (.pdf) e193403-e193403.

#19 – May 16th  , 2019
Bridge, et al, . (2019). Smith, Stephanie M., and Ian Krajbich. “Gaze amplifies value in decision making.” Psychological science 30(1) (2019): 116-128 (.pdf)

#18 – May 9th  , 2019
Bridge, et al, . (2019). Association Between the Release of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why and Suicide Rates in the United States: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis . Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (.pdf)

#17 – May 2nd  , 2019
Kristal, A. C., O’Brien, E., & Caruso, E. M. (2019). Yesterday’s News: A Temporal Discontinuity in the Sting of Inferiority. Psychological science (.pdf)

#16 – April 25th , 2019
Grinberg, N., Joseph, K., Friedland, L., Swire-Thompson, B., & Lazer, D. (2019). Fake news on twitter during the 2016 US Presidential election. Science363(6425), 374-378. (.pdf)

#15 – April 11th , 2019
Dana, J., Atanasov, P., Tetlock, P., & Mellers, B. (2019). Are markets more accurate than polls? The surprising informational value of “just asking”.  Judgment and Decision Making, Vol. 14, No. 2, March 2019, pp. 135–147 (.pdf)

#14 – April 2nd, 2019
Stavrova (2019) Having a Happy Spouse Is Associated With Lowered Risk of Mortality, Psychological Science (.pdf)

#13 – March 26th, 2019
Mas & Pallais (2019). Labor Supply and the Value of Non-Work Time: Experimental Estimates from the Field, American Economic Review: Insights (.pdf)

#12 – March 19th, 2019 
Dorison, C. A., Minson, J. A., & Rogers, T. (2019). Selective exposure partly relies on faulty affective forecasts. Cognition  (.pdf – supplement: .htm)

#11 – March 12th, 2019
Chang, E. H., Milkman, K. L., Chugh, D., & Akinola, M. (2019). Diversity Thresholds: How Social Norms, Visibility, and Scrutiny Relate to Group Composition. Academy of Management Journal62(1), 144-171 (.pdf)

#10 – March 5th, 2019
Evangelidis, I., & van Osselaer, S. M. (2019). Interattribute evaluation theory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. (.pdf)

#09 – February 26th, 2019
Orhun, A. Y., & Palazzolo, M. (2019). Frugality is hard to afford. Journal of Marketing Research, Vol. 56(1) 1-17 (.pdf)

#08 – February 12th, 2019
Fernbach, P. M., Light, N., Scott, S. E., Inbar, Y., & Rozin, P. (2019). Extreme opponents of genetically modified foods know the least but think they know the most. Nature Human Behaviour, V3,251–256

#07 – February 5th, 2019
Layton, T. J., Barnett, M. L., Hicks, T. R., & Jena, A. B. (2018). Attention Deficit–Hyperactivity Disorder and Month of School Enrollment. New England Journal of Medicine379(22), 2122-2130 (pdf)

#06 – January 28th , 2019
Lewis, J., Gaertig, C., & Simmons, J. P. (2019). Extremeness aversion is a cause of anchoring. Psychological science30(2), 159-173.

#05 – November 23rd, 2018
Awad, E., Dsouza, S., Kim, R., Schulz, J., Henrich, J., Shariff, A., … & Rahwan, I. (2018).  “The moral machine experiment.” Nature, 563(7729) (.htm)

#04 – November 23rd, 2018
Boothby, E. J., Cooney, G., Sandstrom, G. M., & Clark, M. S. (2018). The liking gap in conversations: do people like us more than we think?. Psychological science29(11), 1742-1756. (.pdf)

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