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Homa Zarghamee

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Last Name:Zarghamee
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Economics Department
Barnard College
Columbia University

New York City, New York (United States)

(212) 854-3454
(212) 854-8947
3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027-6598
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Working papers

  1. Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa, 2018. "Behavioral Economic Phenomena in Decision-Making for Others," IZA Discussion Papers 11946, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa & Houser, Daniel & Diaz, Lina, 2018. "Relative Income and Happiness: An Experiment," IZA Discussion Papers 11763, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa & Graham, Carol Lee, 2016. "Income Inequality and Well-Being in the U.S.: Evidence of Geographic-Scale- and Measure-Dependence," IZA Discussion Papers 10155, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa & Cabacungan, Amanda, 2016. "The Great Recession and Life Satisfaction: The Unique Decline for Americans Approaching Retirement Age," IZA Discussion Papers 10452, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa & Graham, Carol Lee, 2016. "Local Neighbors as Positives, Regional Neighbors as Negatives: Competing Channels in the Relationship between Others' Income, Health, and Happiness," IZA Discussion Papers 9934, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa, 2016. "The Rapid Evolution of Homo Economicus: Brief Exposure to Neoclassical Assumptions Increases Self-Interested Behavior," IZA Discussion Papers 10171, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Boyd-Swan, Casey & Herbst, Chris M. & Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa, 2013. "The Earned Income Tax Credit, Health, and Happiness," IZA Discussion Papers 7261, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Kaushik Basu & Homa Zarghamee, 2008. "Product boycott a good idea for controlling child labor? A theoretical investigation," Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers 08-09, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India.
  9. Basu, Kaushik & Zarghamee, Homa, 2005. "Is Product Boycott a Good Idea for Controlling Child Labor?," Working Papers 05-14, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics.


  1. Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa, 2020. "Behavioral economic phenomena in decision-making for others," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 77(C).
  2. John Ifcher & Homa Zarghamee & Carol Graham, 2019. "Income inequality and well-being in the U.S.: evidence of geographic-scale- and measure-dependence," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 17(3), pages 415-434, September.
  3. Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa, 2018. "The rapid evolution of homo economicus: Brief exposure to neoclassical assumptions increases self-interested behavior," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 75(C), pages 55-65.
  4. Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa & Graham, Carol, 2018. "Local neighbors as positives, regional neighbors as negatives: Competing channels in the relationship between others’ income, health, and happiness," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 263-276.
  5. Zarghamee, Homa S. & Messer, Kent D. & Fooks, Jacob R. & Schulze, William D. & Wu, Shang & Yan, Jubo, 2017. "Nudging charitable giving: Three field experiments," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 137-149.
  6. John Ifcher & Homa Zarghamee, 2016. "Do Gender-Variant Preferences For Competition Persist In The Absence Of Performance?," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 54(4), pages 1918-1930, October.
  7. Boyd-Swan, Casey & Herbst, Chris M. & Ifcher, John & Zarghamee, Homa, 2016. "The earned income tax credit, mental health, and happiness," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 126(PA), pages 18-38.
  8. John Ifcher & Homa Zarghamee, 2014. "The Happiness of Single Mothers: Evidence from the General Social Survey," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(5), pages 1219-1238, October.
  9. Deborah Kerley Keisner & Kent D. Messer & William D. Schulze & Homa Zarghamee, 2013. "Testing Social Preferences for an Economic “Bad”: An Artefactual Field Experiment," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 115(1), pages 27-61, January.
  10. John Ifcher & Homa Zarghamee, 2011. "Happiness and Time Preference: The Effect of Positive Affect in a Random-Assignment Experiment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(7), pages 3109-3129, December.
  11. Basu, Kaushik & Zarghamee, Homa, 2009. "Is product boycott a good idea for controlling child labor? A theoretical investigation," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 88(2), pages 217-220, March.
  12. Messer, Kent D. & Zarghamee, Homa & Kaiser, Harry M. & Schulze, William D., 2007. "New hope for the voluntary contributions mechanism: The effects of context," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(9), pages 1783-1799, September.

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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 7 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-HAP: Economics of Happiness (5) 2013-03-23 2016-06-04 2016-09-04 2017-02-26 2018-10-15. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (3) 2016-09-04 2018-10-15 2018-12-24
  3. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (3) 2016-06-04 2016-09-04 2018-10-15
  4. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (2) 2016-09-04 2018-12-24
  5. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (2) 2016-09-04 2018-10-15
  6. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (2) 2016-09-04 2018-10-15
  7. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (2) 2016-06-04 2018-12-24
  8. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (1) 2017-02-26
  9. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (1) 2016-09-04
  10. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2013-03-23
  11. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2013-03-23
  12. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2013-03-23
  13. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2016-09-04


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