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Todd Sarver, Associate Professor

Todd Sarver

Todd Sarver’s research focuses on microeconomic theory, decision theory, and behavioral economics. His interests include modeling psychological phenomenon such as regret and temptation, cognitive constraints and bounded rationality, and attitudes toward risk in dynamic environments. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation, and his most recent work has been published in Econometrica, Theoretical Economics, and Games and Economic Behavior.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  232 Social Sciences, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-1855
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://sites.google.com/site/toddsarver/

Teaching (Spring 2019):

  • ECON 705D.001, MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS II Synopsis
    Social Sciences 311, TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • ECON 705D.01D, MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS II Synopsis
    Social Sciences 107, W 06:30 PM-07:20 PM
  • ECON 705D.02D, MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS II Synopsis
    Soc/Psych 126, W 06:30 PM-07:20 PM
  • ECON 955S.01, RES SEM IN ECONOMICS THEORY Synopsis
    Social Sciences 113, Tu 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • ECON 955S.01, RES SEM IN ECONOMICS THEORY Synopsis
    Social Sciences 113, Tu 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Education:

Ph.D.Boston University2006
Specialties:

Microeconomic Theory
Behavioral Economics
Decision Theory
Research Interests:

Todd Sarver’s research focuses on microeconomic theory, decision theory, and behavioral economics. His interests include modeling psychological phenomenon such as regret and temptation, cognitive constraints and bounded rationality, and attitudes toward risk in dynamic environments. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation, and his most recent work has been published in Econometrica and Games and Economic Behavior.

Curriculum Vitae  Bio
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Ahn, D; Iijima, R; Yaouanq, Y; Sarver, TD, Behavioral Characterizations of Naiveté for Time-Inconsistent Preferences no. 238 (November, 2016), pp. 60 pages  [abs]
  2. Sarver, TD, Mixture-Averse Preferences and Heterogeneous Stock Market Participation no. 229 (September, 2016), pp. 75 pages  [abs]
  3. Ergin, H; Sarver, T, Hidden actions and preferences for timing of resolution of uncertainty, Theoretical Economics, vol. 10 no. 2 (May, 2015), pp. 489-541, The Econometric Society, ISSN 1933-6837 [doi]
  4. Ahn, D; Sarver, TD, Comparative Measures of Naivet é no. 186 (April, 2015), pp. 41 pages  [abs]
  5. Sarver, T, Optimal Reference Points and Anticipation (May, 2014)


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