Daniel Wood

Economist
Division:
Consumer Protection
Phone:
(202) 326-2525
Email Address:
dwood3@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  •  "Cognitive dissonance, motivated reasoning, and confirmation bias: Applications in Industrial Organization," with D. Stone, Handbook of Behavioral Industrial Organization (C. Tremblay and V. Tremblay, editors, Edward Elgar Publishing), Forthcoming.
  • "Experimental tests of Hotelling's rule about non-renewable resource prices," with S. Templeton, SSRN Working Paper, 2017.
  • "Promises and threats in bargaining," with W. Chung, SSRN Working Paper, 2017.
  • "The effect of effectiveness: Donor response to aid effectiveness in a direct mail fundraising experiment," with D. Karlan, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2017.
  • "Communication-Enhancing Vagueness," SSRN Working Paper, 2016.
  • "Informal property rights as stable conventions in hawk-dove games with many players," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2015.
  • "The political economy of regulation in markets with naive consumers," with P. Warren, Journal of the European Economics Association, 2015.
  • "The evolution of behavior in biased populations," SSRN Working Paper, 2014.

Education

Harvard University
PhD Economics
2008
Swarthmore College
BA Philosophy and Economics
2000

Fields of Interest

  • Game Theory
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2016-present

Assistant Professor of Economics
Clemson University
2009-2016