Anat Bracha

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Senior Economist

600 Atlantic Ave.

Boston, MA 02210

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/site/anatbracha/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

Doing Good or Doing Well? Image Motivation and Monetary Incentives in Behaving Prosocially

American Economic Review, Vol. 99, No. 1, pp. 544-555, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Dan Ariely, Anat Bracha and Stephan Meier
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Doing Good or Doing Well? Image Motivation and Monetary Incentives in Behaving Prosocially

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2968, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-9
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Dan Ariely, Anat Bracha and Stephan Meier
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 2,043 (8,632)
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prosocial behavior, extrinsic incentives, image motivation, experiments

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Affective Decision-Making: A Theory of Optimism-Bias

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1759
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Apr 2010
Anat Bracha and Donald Brown
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Yale University - Cowles Foundation
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Affective decision-making, Optimism-bias, ADM potential games, Demand for insurance

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A Psychological Perspective of Financial Panic

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 12-7
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Dec 2012
Anat Bracha and Elke U. Weber
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Princeton University - Department of Psychology
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The Heterogeneous Effect of Affirmative Action on Performance

Forthcoming, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 805
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2018
Anat Bracha, Alma Cohen and Lynn Conell-Price
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Harvard Law School and Carnegie Mellon University
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Affirmative action, stereotype threat, gender differences, GRE performance

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Who Counts as Employed?: Informal Work, Employment Status, and Labor Market Slack

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 16-29
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Mar 2017
Anat Bracha and Mary A. Burke
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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informal work, gig economy, BLS employment status, labor market slack

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(Ir)rational Exuberance: Optimism, Ambiguity, and Risk

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1898
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Anat Bracha and Donald Brown
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Yale University - Cowles Foundation
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Keynes, bulls and bears, expectations, asset markets

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Nudging Credit Scores in the Field: The Effect of Text Reminders on Creditworthiness in the United States

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 15-2
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Anat Bracha and Stephan Meier
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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field experiment, credit score, creditworthiness, reminders, financial decisionmaking, low income

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Investment Decisions and Negative Interest Rates

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Anat Bracha
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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investment decision, framing effect, Prospect Theory, lab experiment

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Keynesian Utilities: Bulls and Bears

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1891
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Anat Bracha and Donald Brown
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Yale University - Cowles Foundation
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Uncertainty, Optimism, Afriat inequalities

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Public and Private Values

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 10-5
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jul 2010
Dan Ariely, Anat Bracha and Jean-Paul L'Huillier
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Changing Patterns in Informal Work Participation in the United States 2013-2015

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Current Policy Perspectives Paper No. 15-10
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jan 2016
Anat Bracha, Mary A. Burke and Arman Khachiyan
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Affective Utilities: A Rational Theory of Optimistic Bias in Asset Markets

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1898R
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Anat Bracha and Donald Brown
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Yale University - Cowles Foundation
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Risk, Ambiguity, Irrational Exuberance

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The Ups and Downs of the Gig Economy, 2015–2017

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 18-12
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Anat Bracha and Mary A. Burke
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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gig economy, informal work, survey, business cycle fluctuations

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Relative Pay, Productivity, and Labor Supply

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Current Policy Perspectives Paper No. 17-2
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jun 2017
Anat Bracha
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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relative pay, effort, labor supply, lab and field experiments

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Seeds to Succeed: Sequential Giving to Public Projects

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 09-21
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Wage Inflation and Informal Work

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Current Policy Perspectives Paper No. 18-2
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Feb 2019
Anat Bracha and Mary A. Burke
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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wage inflation, gig economy, labor market slack

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The Heterogeneous Effect of Affirmative Action on Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w25322
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2021
Anat Bracha, Alma Cohen and Lynn Conell-Price
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Harvard Law School and Carnegie Mellon University
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