John Smith                CV                 

     

Associate Professor

Rutgers University-Camden

Department of Economics

 

327 Armitage Hall

311 North 5th Street

Camden, New Jersey 

08102  USA

 

(856) 225-6319

smithj@camden.rutgers.edu

 

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Teaching:

 

Fall 2019

 

Econ 203     Syllabus

Econ 321     Syllabus

 

Old Courses

 

Econ 102 Fall 2018

Econ 102 Spring 2019 (Hybrid)

Econ 203 Spring 2016

Econ 203 Spring 2019 (Hybrid)

Econ 308 Fall 2015

Econ 321 Fall 2018

Econ 333 Fall 2017

Working Papers and Current Research:

 

Judgments of length in the economics laboratory: Are there brains in choice? with Sean Duffy and Steven Gussman (RUC ’17) (Apr 2019) Supplemental Material Slides

 

When is a uniform not a uniform? The Central Tendency Bias in responses to probability elicitations, with Paolo Crosetto, Antonio Filippin, and Peter Katuščák Supplemental Material

 

Cognitive load and mixed strategies: On brains and minimax, with Sean Duffy, J.J. Naddeo (RUC ’16), and David Owens (Oct 2018) Supplemental Material

 

Are digit ratios (2D:4D and rel2) related to strategic behavior, academic performance, or the efficacy of the cognitive load manipulation? with Sean Duffy, Dillon Miller (RUC ’17), J. J. Naddeo (RUC ’16), and David Owens

 

On the Category Adjustment Model: Another look at Huttenlocher, Hedges, and Vevea (2000), with Sean Duffy (July 2019) Supplemental Material Slides

 

Omitted-variable bias and other matters in the defense of the category adjustment model: A comment on Crawford (2019), with Sean Duffy (July 2019) Supplemental Material

 

Do categories affect stimulus judgment? with Colin Davis, Sean Duffy and Kiersten Westley (RUC 17)

 

Publications:

 

Category effects on stimulus estimation: Shifting and skewed frequency distributions-A reexamination, with Sean Duffy, Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 2018, 25(5): 1740-1750 Supplemental Material Psychonomic Blog

 

Serial correlation in National Football League play calling and its effects on outcomes, with Noha Emara, David Owens, and Lisa Wilmer (RUC ’13), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2017, 69: 125-132

 

Working memory and spatial judgments: Cognitive load increases the central tendency bias, with Sarah Allred, L. Elizabeth Crawford, and Sean Duffy, Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 2016, 23(6): 1825-1831

 

Cognitive abilities and economic behavior, with Pablo Brańas-Garza, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2016, 64: 1-4

 

Cognitive Load and Strategic Sophistication, with Sarah Allred and Sean Duffy, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2016, 125: 162-178

 

A Study of a Market Anomaly: “White Men Can't Jump,” But Would You Bet On It? with Deniz Igan and Marcelo Pinheiro, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, 113: 13-25

 

How does the preference for increasing payments depend on the size and source of the payments? with Sean Duffy and Kristen Woods (RUC ’16),  Management Science Letters, 2015, 5(12): 1071-1080

 

Cognitive Load in the Multi-player Prisoner's Dilemma Game: Are There Brains in Games? with Sean Duffy, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2014, 51: 47-56

 

Costly and Discrete Communication:  An Experimental Investigation, with Sean Duffy and Tyson Hartwig (RUC ’11), Theory and Decision, 2014, 76(3): 395-417

 

Too Smart to be Selfish? Measures of Cognitive Ability, Social Preferences, and Consistency, with Chia-Ching Chen, I-Ming Chiu, and

Tetsuji Yamada, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, 90: 112-122

 

Toward an Understanding of the Endogenous Nature of Group Identification in Games, with Katerina Bezrukova, Social Science Journal, 2013, 50(2): 204-212

 

Not So Cheap Talk: Costly and Discrete Communication, with Johanna Hertel, Theory and Decision, 2013, 75(2): 267-291

 

Preference for Increasing Wages: How Do People Value Various Streams of Income? with Sean Duffy, Judgment and Decision Making, 2013, 8(1): 74-90

 

An Evaluation of Healthcare Information on the Internet: The Case of Colorectal Cancer Prevention, with Chia-Ching Chen and Tetsuji Yamada, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2014, 11(1): 1058-1075

 

The Endogenous Nature of the Measurement of Social Preferences, Mind and Society, 2012, 11(2): 235-256

 

Reputation, Social Identity, and Social Conflict, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2012, 14(4): 677-709

 

Behavioral Risk Reduction and Health Intervention for Adolescents, with Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, and Martin J. Finkelstein, Mindshare International Journal of Research and Development, 2012, 2(2): 1-12

 

Health Disparities and Health Integration, with Tetsuji Yamada and Chia-Ching Chen, Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health, 2012, 2(1): 21-37

 

Ethnic Fragmentation and Police Spending, with Olugbenga Ajilore, Applied Economics Letters, 2011, 18(4): 329-332

 

Improving Children's Healthcare through State Health Insurance Programs: An Emerging Need, with Chia-Ching Chen, Tetsuji Yamada, and I-Ming Chiu, Health Policy, 2011, 99(1): 72-82

 

Healthcare Services Accessibility of Children in the USA, with Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, Tadashi Yamada, and I-Ming Chiu, Applied Economics, 2009, 41(4): 437-450

 

Imperfect Memory and the Preference for Increasing Payments, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2009, 165(4): 684-700

 

Cognitive Dissonance and the Overtaking Anomaly: Psychology in the Principal-Agent Relationship, Journal of Socio-Economics, 2009, 38(4): 684-690