Scott Rick - Papers

Journal Articles
Rick, Scott (2018), "Tightwads and Spendthrifts: An Interdisciplinary Review," Financial Planning Review, 1, e1010. [pdf]
Rick, Scott, Gabriele Paolacci, and Katherine Burson (2018), "Income Tax and the Motivation to Work," Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 31 (5), 619-631. [pdf]
Smith, Craig, Margaret Echelbarger, Susan Gelman, and Scott Rick (2018), "Spendthrifts and Tightwads in Childhood: Feelings about Spending Predict Children's Financial Decision Making," Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 31 (3), 446-460. [pdf]
Madrian, Brigitte, Hal Hershfield, Abigail Sussman, Saurabh Bhargava, Jeremy Burke, Scott Huettel, Julian Jamison, Eric Johnson, John Lynch, Stephan Meier, Scott Rick, and Suzanne Shu (2017), "Behaviorally Informed Policies for Household Financial Decision-Making," Behavioral Science & Policy, 3 (1), 27-40. [pdf]
Rick, Scott, Beatriz Pereira, and Katherine Burson (2014), "The Benefits of Retail Therapy: Making Purchase Decisions Reduces Residual Sadness," Journal of Consumer Psychology, 24 (3), 373-380. [pdf]
John, Leslie, George Loewenstein, and Scott Rick (2014), "Cheating More For Less: Upward Social Comparisons Motivate the Poorly Compensated to Cheat," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 123 (2), 101-109. [pdf]
Rick, Scott and Maurice Schweitzer (2013), "The Imbibing Idiot Bias: Consuming Alcohol Can be Hazardous to Your (Perceived) Intelligence," Journal of Consumer Psychology, 23 (2), 212-219. [pdf]
Amar, Moty, Dan Ariely, Shahar Ayal, Cynthia Cryder, and Scott Rick* (2011), "Winning the Battle but Losing the War: The Psychology of Debt Management," Journal of Marketing Research, 48 (Special Issue), S38-S50. *Alphabetical authorship. [pdf]
Rick, Scott, Deborah Small, and Eli Finkel (2011), "Fatal (Fiscal) Attraction: Spendthrifts and Tightwads in Marriage," Journal of Marketing Research, 48 (2), 228-237. [pdf]
Rick, Scott (2011), "Losses, Gains, and Brains: Neuroeconomics Can Help to Answer Open Questions about Loss Aversion," Journal of Consumer Psychology, 21 (4), 453-463. [pdf]
Paolacci, Gabriele, Katherine Burson, and Scott Rick (2011), "The Intermediate Alternative Effect: Considering a Small Tradeoff Increases Subsequent Willingness to Make Large Tradeoffs," Journal of Consumer Psychology, 21 (4), 384-392. [pdf]
Rick, Scott and Roberto Weber (2010), "Meaningful Learning and Transfer of Learning in Games Played Repeatedly Without Feedback," Games and Economic Behavior, 68 (2), 716-730. [pdf]
Rick, Scott and George Loewenstein (2008), "Hypermotivation," Journal of Marketing Research, 45 (6), 645-648. [pdf]
Rick, Scott, Cynthia Cryder, and George Loewenstein (2008), "Tightwads and Spendthrifts," Journal of Consumer Research, 34 (6), 767-782. [pdf]
Loewenstein, George, Scott Rick, and Jonathan D. Cohen (2008), "Neuroeconomics," Annual Review of Psychology, 59, 647-672. [pdf]
Knutson, Brian, Elliott Wimmer, Scott Rick, Nick Hollon, Drazen Prelec, and George Loewenstein (2008), "Neural Antecedents of the Endowment Effect," Neuron, 58, 814-822. [pdf] [Supplement]
Rick, Scott and George Loewenstein (2008), "Intangibility in Intertemporal Choice," Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 363 (1511), 3813-3824. [pdf]
Knutson, Brian, Scott Rick, Elliott Wimmer, Drazen Prelec, and George Loewenstein (2007), "Neural Predictors of Purchases," Neuron, 53, 147-156. [pdf] [Supplement] [Neuron Commentary] [Nature Reviews Neuroscience Highlight]
Hamman, John, Scott Rick, and Roberto Weber (2007), "Solving Coordination Failure with 'All-or-None' Group-Level Incentives," Experimental Economics, 10 (3), 285-303. [pdf]