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Behavioral Research Projects

Behavioral research projects funded with the generous support of the Lynne & Andrew Redleaf Foundation (formerly Whitebox Advisors) that have been published either in journals or as working papers.


Promotional Reviews: An Empirical Investigation of Online Review Manipulation
Dina Mayzlin, Yaniv Dover, and Judy Chevalier

Is Optimism Real?
Joseph P. Simmons and Cade Massey


Hope Over Experience : Desirability and the Persistence of Optimism
Cade Massey, Joseph P. Simmons and David A. Armor


Affective Decision Making: A Theory of Optimism Bias
Anat Bracha and Donald J. Brown

Revealed Preferences for Risk and Ambiguity
Donald Brown, Chandra Erdman, Kirsten Ling and Laurie Santos