Basit Zafar

Arizona State University

WP Carey School of Business, ASU

Tempe, AZ 85287

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/site/basitakzafar/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

35

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Gender Discrimination and Social Identity: Experimental Evidence from Urban Pakistan

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Adeline Delavande and Basit Zafar
New University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Economia and Arizona State University
Downloads 957 (30,841)
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trust, discrimination, expectations, identity, gender, other-regarding preferences

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College Major Choice and the Gender Gap

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Basit Zafar
Arizona State University
Downloads 458 (80,858)
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college majors, uncertainty, subjective expectations, preferences, gender differences, culture

Preferences and Biases in Educational Choices and Labor Market Expectations: Shrinking the Black Box of Gender

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Sep 2013
Ernesto Reuben, Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 401 (93,564)
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college majors, earnings, gender differences, subjective expectations, risk aversion, overconfidence, competitiveness

Preferences and Biases in Educational Choices and Labor Market Expectations: Shrinking the Black Box of Gender

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Sep 2013
Ernesto Reuben, Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 21 (664,025)
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college majors, earnings, gender differences, subjective expectations, risk aversion, overconfidence, competitiveness

Determinants of College Major Choice: Identification Using an Information Experiment

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2013
Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
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college majors, information, uncertainty, risk, subjective expectations, marriage market returns, gender differences

Determinants of College Major Choice: Identification Using an Information Experiment

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Jul 2011
Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 112 (311,156)
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college major, information, uncertainty, risk, subjective expectations, marriage market returns

Determinants of College Major Choice: Identification Using an Information Experiment

Institute for Education and Social Policy (IESP) Working Paper No. 02-11
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
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An Overview of the Survey of Consumer Expectations

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Dec 2017
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University
Downloads 258 (151,494)
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survey, expectations, inflation, measurement

An Overview of the Survey of Consumer Expectations

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University
Downloads 89 (362,783)
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survey, expectations, inflation, measurement

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Preference for the Workplace, Investment in Human Capital, and Gender

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 317 (122,763)
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workplace preferences, compensating differentials, human capital, college majors, gender

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Financial Education and the Debt Behavior of the Young

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Oct 2013
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Yale University and Arizona State University
Downloads 260 (150,898)
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financial literacy, debt

Personal Experiences and Expectations About Aggregate Outcomes

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2017
Theresa Kuchler and Basit Zafar
New York University (NYU) and Arizona State University
Downloads 137 (267,933)

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expectation formation, extrapolation

Personal Experiences and Expectations about Aggregate Outcomes

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2015
Theresa Kuchler and Basit Zafar
New York University (NYU) and Arizona State University
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Expectations, Survey Evidence, Extrapolative Expectations, Unemployment, House Prices

Personal Experiences and Expectations About Aggregate Outcomes

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Theresa Kuchler and Basit Zafar
New York University (NYU) and Arizona State University
Downloads 18 (687,552)

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expectations, experiences

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The Sensitivity of Housing Demand to Financing Conditions: Evidence from a Survey

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Andreas Fuster and Basit Zafar
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Arizona State University
Downloads 191 (202,095)
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housing demand, mortgage rates, down payment requirements, user cost model

Stereotypes and Madrassas: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 859
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2011
Adeline Delavande and Basit Zafar
New University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Economia and Arizona State University
Downloads 128 (282,104)
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Trust, Unconditional Other-regarding behavior, Identity, Religion, Expectations, Discrimination

Stereotypes and Madrassas: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2013
Adeline Delavande and Basit Zafar
New University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Economia and Arizona State University
Downloads 45 (517,257)
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trust, group identity, religious seminaries, unconditional other-regarding behavior, expectations

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Access to Credit and Financial Health: Evaluating the Impact of Debt Collection

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jun 2017
Julia Fonseca, Katherine Strair and Basit Zafar
Princeton University, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University
Downloads 151 (246,979)
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debt collection, financial well-being

How do College Students Respond to Public Information about Earnings?

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2013
Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 90 (360,210)
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belief updating, college majors, information, uncertainty, subjective expectations, Bayesian updating

How do College Students Respond to Public Information about Earnings?

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2013
Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 41 (536,819)
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belief updating, college majors, information, uncertainty, subjective expectations, Bayesian updating

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How do College Students Form Expectations?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Basit Zafar
Arizona State University
Downloads 131 (276,216)
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college majors, learning, expectations

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Home Price Expectations and Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Information Experiment

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2017
Luis Armona, Andreas Fuster and Basit Zafar
Stanford University, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Arizona State University
Downloads 129 (279,415)
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housing, expectation formation, information, updating

Household Debt and Saving During the 2007 Recession

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University
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Household Debt and Saving, 2007 Recession, Credit Access, Mortgage Debt

Household Debt and Saving During the 2007 Recession

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 May 2011
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University
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University Choice: The Role of Expected Earnings, Non-pecuniary Outcomes, and Financial Constraints

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Aug 2014
Adeline Delavande and Basit Zafar
New University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Economia and Arizona State University
Downloads 119 (296,486)
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school choice, credit constraints, subjective expectations

Intended College Attendance: Evidence from an Experiment on College Returns and Costs

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Sep 2015
Zachary Bleemer and Basit Zafar
University of California - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 56 (469,352)
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college enrollment, college returns and costs, information, subjective expectations

Information Heterogeneity and Intended College Enrollment

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Aug 2014
Zachary Bleemer and Basit Zafar
University of California - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 46 (512,546)
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college enrollment, college returns and costs, information, subjective expectations

Intended College Attendance: Evidence from an Experiment on College Returns and Cost

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Zachary Bleemer and Basit Zafar
University of California - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
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college enrollment, college returns and costs, information, subjective expectations

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Do We Follow Others When We Should Outside the Lab? Evidence from the AP Top 25

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2013
Daniel F. Stone and Basit Zafar
Bowdoin College - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
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Social Learning, Conformity, Herding, Peers, Networks

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An Experimental Investigation of Why Individuals Conform

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Basit Zafar
Arizona State University
Downloads 108 (317,338)
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conformity, social influence, social learning

Educational Assortative Mating and Household Income Inequality

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Aug 2014
Lasse Eika, Magne Mogstad and Basit Zafar
Statistics Norway, University of Chicago and Arizona State University
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assortative mating, education, inequality, household income, marriage

Educational Assortative Mating and Household Income Inequality

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 08 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 23 May 2021
Lasse Eika, Magne Mogstad and Basit Zafar
Statistics Norway, University of Chicago and Arizona State University
Downloads 18 (687,552)
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Heterogeneous Inflation Expectations, Learning, and Market Outcomes

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jan 2012
Carlos Madeira and Basit Zafar
Central Bank of Chile and Arizona State University
Downloads 83 (375,359)
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inflation expectations, imperfect information, heterogeneous expectations, learning, sticky information

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The Price is Right: Updating of Inflation Expectations in a Randomized Price Information Experiment

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2013
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University
Downloads 82 (378,053)
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inflation expectations, information, heterogeneous expectations, updating

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The Impact of Housing Markets on Consumer Debt: Credit Report Evidence from 1999 to 2012

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 May 2013
Meta Brown, Sarah Kathryn Stein and Basit Zafar
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University
Downloads 77 (392,143)
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consumer debt, house prices

Inflation Expectations and Behavior: Do Survey Respondents Act on Their Beliefs?

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Aug 2011
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Carnegie Mellon University, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University
Downloads 70 (418,254)
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inflation expectations, surveys, experimental economics

Inflation Expectations and Behavior: Do Survey Respondents Act on Their Beliefs?

International Economic Review, Vol. 56, Issue 2, pp. 505-536, 2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Apr 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Carnegie Mellon University, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University
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A Boost in the Paycheck: Survey Evidence on Workers’ Response to the 2011 Payroll Tax Cuts

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University
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tax cuts, consumption, liquidity constraints, mental accounts, permanent-income hypothesis, present-bias

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How Deeply Held Are Anti-American Attitudes Among Pakistani Youth? Evidence Using Experimental Variation in Information

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2012
Adeline Delavande and Basit Zafar
New University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Economia and Arizona State University
Downloads 65 (429,819)
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attitudes, information, anti-Americanism, media

Human Capital Investments and Expectations About Career and Family

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 26 (626,396)
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Human Capital Investments and Expectations About Career and Family

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2017
Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 25 (633,687)
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human capital, subjective expectations, college major, uncertainty, marriage, fertility, labor supply, gender

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Double Majors: One for Me, One for the Parents?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Basit Zafar
Arizona State University
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College Majors, Uncertainty, Subjective Expectations, Preferences

Double Majors: One for Me, One for the Parents?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 2, pp. 287-308, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Basit Zafar
Arizona State University
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What Would You Do With $500? Spending Responses to Gains, Losses, News, and Loans

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Mar 2018
Andreas Fuster, Greg Kaplan and Basit Zafar
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 35 (569,264)
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consumption, savings, marginal propensity to consume, survey

Financial Aid, Debt Management, and Socioeconomic Outcomes: Post-College Effects of Merit-Based Aid

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2017
Judith Scott-Clayton and Basit Zafar
Columbia University and Arizona State University
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merit aid, debt management, financial health

Financial Aid, Debt Management, and Socioeconomic Outcomes: Post-College Effects of Merit-Based Aid

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2021
Judith Scott-Clayton and Basit Zafar
Columbia University and Arizona State University
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Can Subjective Expectations Data be Used in Choice Models? Evidence on Cognitive Biases

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Basit Zafar
Arizona State University
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College Majors, Expectations, Cognitive Biases, Endogeneity, Dissonance

Ask and You Shall Receive? Gender Differences in Regrades in College

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Feb 2020
Cher Li and Basit Zafar
Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Colorado State University and Arizona State University
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education, gender, inequality, negotiation, experiment

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Preference for the Workplace, Human Capital, and Gender

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2021
Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
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Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 May 2021
Boston University, National University of Singapore (NUS), Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkUniversity of Chicago - Department of Economics and Arizona State University
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Measuring Inflation Expectations

Posted: 07 Aug 2013
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Carnegie Mellon University, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Arizona State University

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