Carnegie Mellon University


Working Papers

Golman, Russell, Erin Bugbee, Aditi Jain, and Sonica Saraf. “Hipsters and the Cool: A Game Theoretic Analysis of Social Identity, Trends, and Fads.” (R&R at Psychological Review)

Golman, Russell, George Loewenstein, Andras Molnar, and Silvia Saccardo. “The Demand for, and Avoidance of, Information.” (R&R at Management Science

Chaudhry, Shereen and Russell Golman. “Team Chemistry: Apologizing Beats Blaming on the Basketball Court.”

Golman, Russell. “Acceptable Discourse: Social Norms of Beliefs and Opinions

Huang, Shu, Stephen Broomell, and Russell Golman. “Getting More Wisdom from the Crowd: When Weighting Individual Judgments Reliably Improves Accuracy or Just Adds Noise.”

Published Papers

Golman, Russell, Nikolos Gurney, and George Loewenstein. “Information Gaps for Risk and Ambiguity.” Psychological Review  2021, 128: 86-103.

Golman, Russell, Sudeep Bhatia, and Patrick Kane. “A Dual Accumulator Model of Strategic Deliberation and Decision Making.” Psychological Review 2020, 127: 477-504.

Golman, Russell. “New Directions in Behavioral Game Theory.” Games 2020, 11 (4): 50.

Trimmer, Pete C., Richard McElreath, Sarah Auster, Gordon D. A. Brown, Jason Dana, Gerd Gigerenzer, Russell Golman, Christian Hilbe, Anne Kandler, Yaakov Kareev, Lael J. Schooler and Nora Szech. “The Zoo of Models of Deliberate Ignorance.” In: Deliberate Ignorance: Choosing Not to Know, edited by R. Hertwig and C. Engel. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 29, J. R. Lupp, series editor. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2020.

He, Lisheng, Russell Golman, and Sudeep Bhatia. “Variable Time Preference.” Cognitive Psychology 2019, 111: 53-79.

Bhatia, Sudeep and Russell Golman. “Bidirectional Constraint Satisfaction in Rational Strategic Decision Making.” Journal of Mathematical Psychology 2019, 88: 48-57.

Bhatia, Sudeep and Russell Golman. “Attention and Reference Dependence.” Decision 2019, 6: 145-170

Golman, Russell and George Loewenstein. “The Desire for Knowledge and Wisdom.” In The New Science of Curiosity, G. Gordon (ed.), Nova, 2018.

Golman, Russell and George Loewenstein.  “Information Gaps: A Theory of Preferences Regarding the Presence and Absence of Information”  Decision, 2018, 5: 143-164.

Golman, Russell, David Hagmann, and George Loewenstein.  “Information Avoidance.Journal of Economic Literature, 2017, 55: 96-135.
Featured on The Academic Minute

Golman, Russell, George Loewenstein, Karl Ove Moene and Luca Zarri. “The Preference for Belief Consonance.Journal of Economic Perspectives 2016, 30: 165-187.

Golman, Russell and Steven Klepper. “Spinoffs and Clustering.” Rand Journal of Economics 2016, 47: 341-365.

Golman, Russell, David Hagmann and John Miller. “Polya’s Bees: A Model of Decentralized Decision Making.Science Advances 1 (2015).

Golman, Russell. “Good Manners: Signaling Social Preferences.” Theory and Decision 2016, 81: 73-88.

Golman, Russell and George Loewenstein. “An Information-Gap Framework for Capturing Preferences About Uncertainty.Proceedings of the 15th Conference on Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge, 2015.

Loewenstein, George, Cass R. Sunstein and Russell Golman. “Disclosure: Psychology Changes Everything.” Annual Review of Economics, 2014, 6: 391-419.

Bhatia, Sudeep and Russell Golman. “A Recurrent Neural Network for Game Theoretic Decision Making.” Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2014.

Golman, Russell and Sudeep Bhatia. "Performance Evaluation Inflation and Compression," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Volume 37, Issue 8, November 2012, Pages 534–543.

Golman, Russell. "Homogeneity Bias in Models of Discrete Choice with Bounded Rationality." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 82, Issue 1, April 2012, Pages 1–11.

Golman, Russell. "Quantal Response Equilibria with Heterogeneous Agents," Journal of Economic Theory, 2011.

Golman, Russell. "Why Learning Doesn’t Add Up: Equilibrium Selection with a Composition of Learning Rules," International Journal of Game Theory, 2010.

Golman, Russell and Scott E. Page. "Individual and Cultural Learning in Stag Hunt Games With Multiple Actions," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2010.

Golman, Russell and Scott E. Page. "Basins of Attraction and Equilibrium Selection Under Different Learning Rules," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2010.

Golman, Russell and Scott E. Page. "General Blotto: Games of Allocative Strategic Mismatch," Public Choice, 2008.