Devin G. Pope

Steven G. Rothmeier Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, Chicago Booth


Devin Pope studies a variety of topics at the intersection of economics and psychology. He has published work in prestigious journals such as the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, and the Review of Economic Studies. His work has also been featured in publications devoted to psychology and multidisciplinary matters, including Management Science and Psychological Science.

Using primarily observational data, Pope studies how psychological biases play out in field settings and economic markets. Examples include left-digit bias and projection bias in car markets and time inconsistency in housing markets.

Prior to joining the Chicago Booth faculty in 2010, Pope was on the faculty at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a PhD in economics from UC Berkeley in 2007 and a BA in economics from Brigham Young University in 2002.

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