What Can Auctioneers Teach Us About Auctions? Evidence from Manheim Car Auctions
Are consequences motivating?


Booth School of Business
Professor of Behavioral Science and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow

Devin Pope studies a variety of topics at the intersection of economics and psychology. He has published work in top economics outlets such as the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, and Review of Economic Studies. He has also published in psychology and multidisciplinary outlets such as Management Science and Psychological Science.

Using primarily observational data, Pope studies how psychological biases play out in field settings and economic markets. Examples include left-digit bias and projection bias in car markets and time inconsistency in housing markets.

Prior to joining the Chicago Booth faculty in 2010, Pope was on the faculty at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a PhD in economics from UC Berkeley in 2007 and a BA in economics from Brigham Young University in 2002.

Working Papers

Geographic Mobility in America: Evidence from Cell Phone Data Keith Chen and Devin Pope

Racial Disparities in Voting Wait Times: Evidence from Smartphone Data Keith Chen, Kareem Haggag, Devin Pope, and Ryne Rohla

Weather to Test: Effect of Ambient Temperature on Laboratory Results in a National Sample of 215 Million Tests on 4.9 Million Patients Ziad Obermeyer and Devin Pope

Medical Guidelines and Physician Behavior Armando Meier, Ziad Obermeyer, Devin Pope, and Kevin Volpp

Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination J. Aislinn Bohren, Kareem Haggag, Alex Imas, and Devin G. Pope

Stability of Experimental Results: Forecasts and Evidence Stefano DellaVigna and Devin Pope

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