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Hunt Allcott

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First Name:Hunt
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Last Name:Allcott
RePEc Short-ID:pal171


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Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)

79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
RePEc:edi:ksharus (more details at EDIRC)

Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)

Weil Hall, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
RePEc:edi:cbharus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Hunt Allcott & Benjamin Lockwood & Dmitry Taubinsky, 2018. "Ramsey Strikes Back: Optimal Commodity Taxes and Redistribution in the Presence of Salience Effects," NBER Working Papers 24233, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Hunt Allcott & Rebecca Diamond & Jean-Pierre Dubé, 2017. "The Geography of Poverty and Nutrition: Food Deserts and Food Choices Across the United States," NBER Working Papers 24094, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Hunt Allcott & Michael Greenstone, 2017. "Measuring the Welfare Effects of Residential Energy Efficiency Programs," NBER Working Papers 23386, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Hunt Allcott & Christopher Knittel, 2017. "Are Consumers Poorly Informed about Fuel Economy? Evidence from Two Experiments," NBER Working Papers 23076, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Hunt Allcott & Matthew Gentzkow, 2017. "Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election," NBER Working Papers 23089, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Hunt Allcott & Cass R. Sunstein, 2015. "Regulating Internalities," NBER Working Papers 21187, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Hunt Allcott & Judd B. Kessler, 2015. "The Welfare Effects of Nudges: A Case Study of Energy Use Social Comparisons," NBER Working Papers 21671, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Hunt Allcott & Allan Collard-Wexler & Stephen D. O'Connell, 2014. "How Do Electricity Shortages Affect Industry? Evidence from India," NBER Working Papers 19977, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Hunt Allcott, 2014. "Paternalism and Energy Efficiency: An Overview," NBER Working Papers 20363, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Hunt Allcott & Daniel Keniston, 2014. "Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resource Booms in Modern America," NBER Working Papers 20508, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Hunt Allcott & Richard Sweeney, 2014. "The Role of Sales Agents in Information Disclosure: Evidence from a Field Experiment," NBER Working Papers 20048, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Hunt Allcott & Dmitry Taubinsky, 2013. "The Lightbulb Paradox: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments," NBER Working Papers 19713, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Hunt Allcott & Todd Rogers, 2012. "The Short-Run and Long-Run Effects of Behavioral Interventions: Experimental Evidence from Energy Conservation," NBER Working Papers 18492, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Hunt Allcott & Michael Greenstone, 2012. "Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap?," NBER Working Papers 17766, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Hunt Allcott & Nathan Wozny, 2012. "Gasoline Prices, Fuel Economy, and the Energy Paradox," NBER Working Papers 18583, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  16. Hunt Allcott, 2012. "Site Selection Bias in Program Evaluation," NBER Working Papers 18373, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  17. Hunt Allcott & Sendhil Mullainathan & Dmitry Taubinsky, 2012. "Energy Policy with Externalities and Internalities," NBER Working Papers 17977, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  18. Hunt Allcott, 2012. "The Smart Grid, Entry, and Imperfect Competition in Electricity Markets," NBER Working Papers 18071, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  19. Allcott, Hunt & Lederman, Daniel & Lopez, Ramon, 2006. "Political institutions, inequality, and agricultural growth : the public expenditure connection," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3902, The World Bank.


  1. Dean Karlan & Markus M. Möbius & Tanya S. Rosenblat & Adam Szeidl & Hunt Allcott, 2007. "Community Size and Network Closure," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 97(2), pages 80-85, May.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 18 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (14) 2012-02-01 2012-04-17 2012-05-22 2012-11-03 2012-12-15 2013-12-15 2014-03-22 2014-04-18 2014-08-16 2014-12-03 2015-05-30 2015-11-07 2017-02-05 2017-05-28. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (6) 2012-04-17 2012-09-22 2012-11-03 2014-04-18 2015-11-07 2017-02-05. Author is listed
  3. NEP-REG: Regulation (3) 2012-11-03 2014-03-22 2017-05-28
  4. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2006-04-29 2017-02-05
  5. NEP-TRE: Transport Economics (2) 2012-12-15 2017-02-05
  6. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2014-12-03 2018-01-22
  7. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2006-04-29
  8. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2015-11-07
  9. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2012-05-22
  10. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2012-05-22
  11. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2014-04-18
  12. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2006-04-29
  13. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2014-03-22
  14. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2012-04-17
  15. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2012-11-03
  16. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2006-04-29
  17. NEP-FOR: Forecasting (1) 2012-12-15
  18. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2014-12-03
  19. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2014-12-03
  20. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2012-09-22
  21. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (1) 2017-02-05
  22. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2006-04-29


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