“Psychological Expected Utility Theory and Anticipatory Feelings” (with John Leahy, QJE 1997) models anticipatory emotions (e.g fear) as prizes. The model can be used to analyze avoidance of medical information:
“AIDS Policy and Psychology,” w. Kfir Eliaz, RAND 2003.
“The Supply of Information by a Concerned Expert” w. Leahy, EJ, 2004.
Non-behavioral data is needed to understand information avoidance. John and I established also the need for data enrichment in dynamic policy settings:
The limitations of standard behavioral data launched my path to data engineering.