research

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Golman, R., Loewenstein, G., Molnar, A., & Saccardo, S. (in press). The Demand for, and Avoidance of, Information. Management Science.

  2. Molnar, A., & Loewenstein, G. (in press). Thoughts and players: An introduction to old and new economic perspectives on beliefs. In J. Musolino, J. Sommer, & P. Hemmer (Eds.), The Cognitive Science of Belief. Cambridge University Press

  3. VanEpps*, E. M., Molnar*, A., Downs, J. S., & Loewenstein, G. (2021). Choosing the Light Meal: Real-time Aggregation of Calorie Information Reduces Meal Calories. Journal of Marketing Research, 58(5), 948967. *joint first authors

— Awarded the Best Student Poster Award at the 2019 SJDM conference

  1. Molnar, A. (2020). How to implement real-time interaction between participants in online surveys: A practical guide to SMARTRIQS. The Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 16(4), 334–354.

  2. Molnar, A. (2019). SMARTRIQS: A Simple Method Allowing Real Time Respondent Interaction in Qualtrics Surveys. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 22, 161-169.

  3. Loewenstein, G., & Molnar, A. (2018). The renaissance of belief-based utility in economics. Nature Human Behaviour, 2(3), 166-167.

  4. Heintz, C., Karabegovic, M., & Molnar, A. (2016). The co-evolution of honesty and strategic vigilance. Frontiers in psychology, 7, 1503.

WORKING PAPERS

— Awarded the Best Conference Paper Award at the 2021 IACM conference


RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

  • Barriers to forgiveness: Why we can’t forgive those who hold wrong beliefs. (with Nick Epley, data collection in progress)

  • Chaudhry, S. J., Molnar, A., & Saccardo, S. (data collection in progress). When to promote and when to play down the self?: Revealing negative information to create a positive impression.

  • Regret lotteries and the preference for correlated risks. (with Alejandro Martínez-Marquina and George Loewenstein, data collection in progress)