2018 Program

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2018

6:30 PM to 9:00 PM -Welcome Reception (Wasatch B: Main Level, The Cliff Lodge)


FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2018

6:45 AM – Breakfast (Twin Peaks, The Cliff Lodge)

7:15 AM to 9:30 AM – Presentations (Twin Peaks, The Cliff Lodge)

Passing the Buck to the Wealthier, Jonathan Berman

It Depends: Ideological Misjudgment and Misuse of Conditional Probabilities in
Evaluating Policies Towards Rare Events, 
Leaf Van Boven

When Beauty Backfires: Negative Effects of Aesthetic Products and Payments, Andrea Morales 

The Tangibility Bias, Remi Trudel

4:00 PM – Afternoon snacks (Twin Peaks, The Cliff Lodge)

4:15 PM to 7:15 PM – Presentations (Twin Peaks, The Cliff Lodge)

The Epistemology of Confidence: On the difficulty of being both wrong and knowing it, Don Moore

How Algorithms Learn Prejudice: A Word Embedding Examination, Arul Mishra and Himanshu Mishra

Why and How Sleep Deprivation Affects Consumer Variety-Seeking, Zhongqiang (Tak) Huang, Yitian (Sky) Liang, Charles B. Weinberg, Gerald J. Gorn

Bidding Frenzy: Speed of Competitor Reaction and Willingness to Pay in Auctions, Gerald Häubl

Starting from Zeroes: Round Numbers Signal Inflections in Temporal Sequences, Jorge Pena Marin and Mathew S. Isaac

7:30 PM- Dinner (Wasatch B, The Cliff Lodge)


SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2018

6:45 AM – Breakfast (Twin Peaks, The Cliff Lodge)

7:15 AM to 9:30 AM – Presentations (Twin Peaks, The Cliff Lodge)

Competitiveness and Poverty Identity: Experimental Evidence from the US and India, Sachin Banker, Syon Bhanot, Aishwarya Deshpande

The Overblown Implications Effect, Clayton R. Critcher, Alice Moon 

Trash-talking: How Competitive Incivility Motivates Rivalry, Performance, and Unethical Behavior, Maurice Schweitzer

Binary Bias in Evaluating Goal Progress , Alexander Chernev and Andrea Bonezzi

4:00 PM – Afternoon snacks (Twin Peaks, The Cliff Lodge)

4:15 PM to 7:15 PM – Presentations (Twin Peaks, The Cliff Lodge)

Doing Less with More: Can Access to Leverage Hurt Performance?, Rawley Heimer and Alex Imas 

Why do we lie to incentive-compatible mechanisms? Evidence from medical students, Alex Rees-Jones and Sam Skowronek

Status By Association, Brent McFerran

Percentage Thinking vs. Mental Accounting, Devin Pope

The Role of the Mode in Product Evaluations and Choice, Daniel Villanova, Elise Chandon Ince, and Rajesh Bagchi

7:30 PM- Dinner (Wasatch B, The Cliff Lodge)


ATTENDEES

Aaron Brough (Utah State University)
Alex Chernev (Northwestern University)
Alex Imas (Carnegie Mellon University)
Alexander Rees-Jones (University of Pennsylvania)
Andrea Morales (Arizona State University)
Arul Mishra (University of Utah)
Ata Jami (Northwestern University)
Brent McFerran (Simon Fraser University)
Clayton Critcher (University of California, Berkeley)
Darron Billeter (BYU)
David Tannenbaum (University of Utah)
Devin Pope (University of Chicago)
Don Moore (University of California, Berkeley)
Elise Ince (University of South Carolina)
Eric VanEpps (University of Utah)
Gal Zauberman (Yale University)
Gerald Gorn (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Gerald Häubl (Alberta University)
George Newman (Yale University)
Himanshu Mishra (University of Utah)
Jonathan Berman (London Business School)
Keith Botner (Lehigh University)
Kristin Diehl (University of Southern California)
Leaf Van Boven (University of Colorado)
Mathew Isaac (Seattle University)
Maurice Schweitzer (University of Pennsylvania)
Rajesh Bagchi (Virginia Tech)
Remi Trudel (Boston University)
Ryan Hamilton (Emory University)
Sachin Banker (University of Utah)
Syon Bhanot (Swarthmore College)
Tamara Masters (BYU)
Tom Meyvis (NYU)