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    • Beyond Beta-Delta: The Emerging Economics of Personal Plans 

      Beshears, John Leonard; Milkman, Katherine L.; Schwartzstein, Joshua Reid (American Economic Association, 2016)
      People make personal plans regarding whether, when, where, and how to undertake certain actions. We discuss three questions related to personal plans. First, what are the effects of plans on behavior? Second, when are plans ...
    • Coarse Thinking and Persuasion 

      Mullainathan, Sendhil; Schwartzstein, Joshua; Shleifer, Andrei (MIT Press, 2008)
      We present a model of uninformative persuasion in which individuals “think coarsely”: they group situations into categories and apply the same model of inference to all situations within a category. Coarse thinking exhibits ...