Alexander Peysakhovich

Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab

Behavioral Economist

New Haven, CT

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Using Methods from Machine Learning to Evaluate Behavioral Models of Choice Under Risk and Ambiguity

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2017
Alexander Peysakhovich and Jeffrey Naecker
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,443 (16,060)
Citation 11

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behavioral economics, risk, ambiguity, microeconomics, machine learning, experimental economics

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Social Heuristics Shape Intuitive Cooperation

Nature Communications (2014) 5:3677
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab, Yale University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Department of Psychology, Yale School of Management, Harvard College, Harvard University and Harvard University - Department of Psychology
Downloads 1,355 (17,719)
Citation 16

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public goods game, dual process, economic games, prisoner's dilemma

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Habits of Virtue: Creating Norms of Cooperation and Defection in the Laboratory

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 16 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2016
Alexander Peysakhovich and David G. Rand
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 1,088 (24,526)
Citation 39

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Prosociality, culture, norms, cooperation, altruism, punishment, trust

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Why We Cooperate

Forthcoming in Jean Decety & Thalia Wheatley (eds.) “The Moral Brain: Multidisciplinary Perspectives” (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2014)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Apr 2014
Jillian Jordan, Alexander Peysakhovich and David G. Rand
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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cooperation, dual process, game theory, evolutionary game theory, experimental economics, economic games

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In-Group Favoritism Caused by Pokémon Go and the Use of Machine Learning for Principled Investigation of Potential Moderators

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Alexander Peysakhovich and David G. Rand
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 469 (75,402)
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behavioral economics, in group bias, machine learning

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Humans Display a 'Cooperative Phenotype' that is Domain General and Temporally Stable

Nature Communications, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Alexander Peysakhovich, Martin Nowak and David G. Rand
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab, Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 371 (99,056)
Citation 12

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cooperation, altruism, punishment, reciprocity, internal validity, external validity

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Paying (for) Attention: The Impact of Information Processing Costs on Bayesian Inference

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2018
Scott Duke Kominers, Xiaosheng Mu and Alexander Peysakhovich
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab
Downloads 367 (100,319)
Citation 8

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behavioral economics, learning, bayesian updating

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The Good, the Bad, and the Unflinchingly Selfish: Cooperative Decision-Making Can Be Predicted with High Accuracy Using Only Three Behavioral Types

Proceedings of 17th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2016
Ziv Epstein, Alexander Peysakhovich and David G. Rand
Claremont Colleges - Pomona College, Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 352 (105,129)
Citation 8

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machine learning, social preferences, behavioral economics, prosociality

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When Punishment Doesn't Pay: 'Cold Glow' and Decisions to Punish

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2016
Aurelie Ouss and Alexander Peysakhovich
University of Pennsylvania and Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab
Downloads 251 (150,309)
Citation 13

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punishment, cooperation, behavioral economics, law and economics

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Observational Data for Heterogeneous Treatment Effects with Application to Recommender Systems

EC'19 Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on Economics and Computation
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2019
Akos Lada, Alexander Peysakhovich, Diego Aparicio and Michael Bailey
Harvard University, Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Facebook
Downloads 163 (224,244)
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Heterogeneous treatment effects, Machine learning, Online platforms, Personalization, Recommender systems, Social networks

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Recency, Records and Recaps: Learning and Non-Equilibrium Behavior in a Simple Decision Problem

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2016
Drew Fudenberg and Alexander Peysakhovich
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab
Downloads 156 (231,516)
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learning, decision problems, behavioral economics

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Proper Scoring Rules and Risk Aversion

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Mar 2012
Alexander Peysakhovich and Mikkel Plagborg-Møller
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 149 (240,433)
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scoring rules, risk aversion, decision-making

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How to Commit (If You Must): Commitment Contracts and the Dual-Self Model

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Alexander Peysakhovich
Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab
Downloads 70 (398,649)
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behavioral economics, dual self model, commitment contracts, self control