Justin Svec

Nov 10, 2017 | Auctions, regret - It has been shown that the roundness of a survey respondent's answer reveals her level of uncertainty. That is, the more round the estimate given, the more uncertain the respondent. In this proje...

  • Stage of Idea: Requisition
  • Unmet Requisite(s): Collaborator

Bryan Engelhardt

Nov 07, 2017 | Statistics, Finance, Event Studies - An average cumulative abnormal return statistic (CAR) used in event studies to test whether an event impacts a firm's stock price will equal zero given a random walk hypothesis. As a result, many e...

  • Stage of Idea: Requisition
  • Unmet Requisite(s): Statistician

Bryan Engelhardt

Oct 13, 2017 - Using self-driving vehicles, we propose being the first to scientifically test whether racial profiling exists in traffic stops, and if it exists, to measure its prevalence. Self-driving vehicle...

  • Stage of Idea: Requisition
  • Unmet Requisite(s): Self-driving vehicles

Bryan Engelhardt, Joshua Foster

Oct 13, 2017 | Economics, Labor, Transportation, AI - Using a ride hailing service to proxy as a self-driving vehicle, we propose being the first to measure how much self-driving vehicles will increase worker productivity through the elimination of di...

  • Stage of Idea: Requisition
  • Unmet Requisite(s): Funding, Employer partner

Chad Cotti

Oct 01, 2017 | Economics; Health Economics - A motivation for increasing health insurance coverage is to improve health outcomes for impacted populations. However, there may also be an increase in risky health behaviors due to ex ante moral h...

  • Stage of Idea: Execution

Justin Svec

Aug 31, 2017 | Economics of crime, health economics - Lithium has often been used as a psychiatric medication to treat major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder. For example, WebMD suggests that “Lithium is one of the most widely used and studied...

  • Stage of Idea: Requisition
  • Unmet Requisite(s): Collaborator, Data (linking county with drinking water source)