Anya Samek

University of California, San Diego
Rady School of Management
Wells Fargo Hall
9500 Gilman Drive #0553
La Jolla, CA 92093-0553

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NBER Program Affiliations: AG , CH
NBER Affiliation: Faculty Research Fellow
Institutional Affiliation: University of California, San Diego

NBER Working Papers and Publications

October 2020Introducing CogX: A New Preschool Education Program Combining Parent and Child Interventions
with Roland G. Fryer Jr, Steven D. Levitt, John A. List: w27913
August 2019Using Vignettes to Improve Understanding of Social Security and Annuities
with Arie Kapteyn, Andre Gray: w26176
April 2019Risk Preferences of Children and Adolescents in Relation to Gender, Cognitive Skills, Soft Skills, and Executive Functions
with James Andreoni, Amalia Di Girolamo, John A. List, Claire Mackevicius: w25723

Published: James Andreoni & Amalia Di Girolamo & John A. List & Claire Mackevicius & Anya Samek, 2019. "Risk preferences of children and adolescents in relation to gender, cognitive skills, soft skills, and executive functions," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, .

February 2019Toward an Understanding of the Development of Time Preferences: Evidence from Field Experiments
with James Andreoni, Michael A. Kuhn, John A. List, Kevin Sokal, Charles Sprenger: w25590

Published: James Andreoni & Michael A. Kuhn & John A. List & Anya Samek & Kevin Sokal & Charles Sprenger, 2019. "Toward an understanding of the development of time preferences: Evidence from field experiments," Journal of Public Economics, vol 177. citation courtesy of

December 2017Behavioral Impediments to Valuing Annuities: Evidence on the Effects of Complexity and Choice Bracketing
with Jeffrey R. Brown, Arie Kapteyn, Erzo F.P. Luttmer, Olivia S. Mitchell: w24101
December 2016The Effect of Early Education on Social Preferences
with Alexander W. Cappelen, John A. List, Bertil Tungodden: w22898

Published: Alexander Cappelen & John List & Anya Samek & Bertil Tungodden, 2020. "The Effect of Early-Childhood Education on Social Preferences," Journal of Political Economy, vol 128(7), pages 2739-2758.

May 2016Moral Costs and Rational Choice: Theory and Experimental Evidence
with James C. Cox, John A. List, Michael Price, Vjollca Sadiraj: w22234
August 2015When Incentives Backfire: Spillover Effects in Food Choice
with Manuela Angelucci, Silvia Prina, Heather Royer: w21481

Published: Incentives and Unintended Consequences: Spillover Effects in Food Choice

January 2015On the Origins of Dishonesty: From Parents to Children
with Daniel Houser, John A. List, Marco Piovesan, Joachim Winter: w20897
June 2014Visual Tools and Narratives: New Ways to Improve Financial Literacy
with Annamaria Lusardi, Arie Kapteyn, Lewis Glinert, Angela Hung, Aileen Heinberg: w20229

Published: Lusardi, Annamaria & Samek, Anya & Kapteyn, Arie & Glinert, Lewis & Hung, Angela & Heinberg, Aileen, 2017. "Visual tools and narratives: new ways to improve financial literacy," Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Cambridge University Press, vol. 16(03), pages 297-323, July. citation courtesy of

Five Steps to Planning Success. Experimental Evidence from U.S. Households
with Aileen Heinberg, Angela A. Hung, Arie Kapteyn, Annamaria Lusardi, Joanne Yoong: w20203

Published: Aileen Heinberg & Angela Hung & Arie Kapteyn & Annamaria Lusardi & Anya Savikhin Samek & Joanne Yoong, 2014. "Five steps to planning success: experimental evidence from US households," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 30(4), pages 697-724. citation courtesy of

May 2014The Behavioralist as Nutritionist: Leveraging Behavioral Economics To Improve Child Food Choice and Consumption
with John A. List: w20132

Published: List, John A. & Samek, Anya Savikhin, 2015. "The behavioralist as nutritionist: Leveraging behavioral economics to improve child food choice and consumption," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(C), pages 135-146. citation courtesy of

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