Publications

One way that we straddle academia and the real world is through our publications, which show up in peer-reviewed journals as well as the popular press

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Rethinking America’s College Savings Programs
  • Jul 10 2018
  • Published in: Stanford Social Innovation Review
  • Keywords: Inequality, Money, Common Cents Lab

With the start of summer comes graduation season, and along with it,…

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Financial Decision-making Research Sponsor Mariel Beasley
The Real Reason You Shouldn’t Text While Driving
  • Apr 3 2018
  • Published in: Behavioral Scientist
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions

We all know the feeling. You’re driving and have a thought you…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

Why Is It So Hard to Talk about Money?
  • Mar 22 2018
  • Published in: Scientific American
  • Keywords: Budget Management, Money

Over the course of our lives, there are many uncomfortable questions and…

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The Best Way to Run a Business Experiment? Start Backwards
  • Mar 14 2018
  • Published in: Inc.
  • Keywords: Startup Lab

Should startups bother running experiments? The short answer is a resounding yes…

Rachael Meleney ALUMNUS

Hourly Employees Need Reliable Schedules: Can Behavioral Science Help Companies Deliver?
  • Mar 5 2018
  • Published in: Behavioral Scientist
  • Keywords: Improve Cash Flow Management, Common Cents Lab

We talk a lot about how Americans don’t have enough savings. Bankrate…

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We Forget That Everything Is Relative
  • Feb 20 2018
  • Published in: Behavioral Scientist
  • Keywords: Money

Susan Thompkins is somebody’s Aunt Susan, and everyone has a version of…

Dan Ariely PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT