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Prof. David DANIELS

Prof. David DANIELS

Assistant Professor

ddaniels@ust.hk

Academic qualifications

  • Ph.D. Stanford University, Business Administration
  • M.A. Stanford University, Economics
  • A.B. Harvard University

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Management, Assistant Professor, July 2017 - present.


PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Publications (Chronological, alphabetical)

  • Daniels, D. P., & Zlatev, J. J. 2019. Choice architects reveal a bias toward positivity and certainty. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 151, 132-149. (Download here)

  • Zlatev, J. J., Daniels, D. P., Kim, H., & Neale, M.A. 2018. Reply to Jung et al.: Default neglect persists over time and across contexts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(35), E8107-E8108. (Download here)

  • Zlatev, J. J., Daniels, D. P., Kim, H., & Neale, M. A. 2017. Default neglect in attempts at social influence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (Download here)

  • Nakashima, N., Daniels, D. P., & Laurin, K. 2017. It's about time: Divergent evaluations of restrictive policies in the near and distant future. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 142: 12-27. (Download here)

  • Daniels, D. P., Neale, M. A., & Greer, L. L. 2017. Spillover bias in diversity judgment. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 139: 92-105. (Download here)

    • Selected media coverage: Boston Globe, Harvard Business Review, PBS Rewire, Stanford Business Insights

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Zlatev, J. J., Daniels, D. P., & Kim, H. 2017. Social influence failure: The case of default neglect. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings.

  • Green, E., and Daniels, D. P. 2014. What does it take to call a strike? Three biases in umpire decision making. 2014 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

    • Selected media coverage: Bloomberg View, Knowledge@Wharton, Stanford Business Insights, Harvard Business Review, Newsday, NPR, and Fox Sports

Book Chapters

  • Daniels, D. P., Krosnick, J. A., Tichy, M. P., & Tompson, T. 2012. Public opinion on environmental policy in the United States. In M. Kraft and S. Kamieniecki (Eds.), Handbook of U.S. Environmental Policy. New York: Oxford University Press.


SELECTED RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Daniels, D. P. & Zlatev, J. J. Choice architects reveal a bias toward positivity and certainty. Presented at Economic Science Association World Meeting, San Diego, CA (2017); Bay Area Behavioral and Experimental Economics Workshop, Santa Clara, CA (2017); Society for Personality and Social Psychology Preconference on Judgment and Decision Making, San Antonio, TX, (Poster, 2017); Society for Judgment and Decision Making Preconference on Debiasing, Boston, MA (2016); Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, (2016); International Association for Conflict Management, New York, NY (2016); Behavioral Decision Research in Management Conference, Toronto, ON (2016); Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference on Behavioral Science, Yale University (2016); UCSD Rady Spring School in Behavioral Economics, San Diego, CA (Poster, 2016); Society for Personality and Social Psychology Preconference on Judgment and Decision Making, San Diego, CA (Poster, 2016);and Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference, Chicago, IL (2015).

  • Daniels, D. P., Neale, M. A., & Greer, L. L. Spillover bias in diversity judgment. Presented at Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference, Vancouver, BC (2017); and Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC (2015).

  • Zlatev, J. J., Daniels, D. P., Kim, H., & Neale, M. A. Default neglect in attempts at social influence. Presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA (2017); International Association for Conflict Management, Berlin, Germany; Economic Science Association World Meeting, San Diego, CA (2017); Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Antonio, TX (Poster, 2017); Society for Personality and Social Psychology Preconference on Judgment and Decision Making, San Antonio, TX; and West Coast Experiments Conference, Stanford University (Poster, 2016).

  • Hart, J., Yadav, K., Szymanski, S., Summer, A., Zlatev, J., Daniels, D., & Halpern, S. Physician competency in the use of choice architecture Presented at Society for Medical Decision Making, Pittsburgh, PA (2017).

  • Daniels, D. P. & Neale, M.A. Influence strategies in negotiations and social interactions: Anchoring and beyond. Presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA (2017).

  • Green, E. & Daniels, D. P. Bayesian instinct. Presented at Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference, Vancouver, BC (2017); and Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics: Empirical Implementation of Theoretical Models of Strategic Interaction and Dynamic Behavior, Palo Alto, CA (2017).

  • Nakashima, N., Daniels, D. P., & Laurin, K. It's about time: Divergent evaluations of restrictive policies in the near and distant future. Presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology Preconference on Attitudes and Social Cognition, San Diego, CA (2016); and Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Long Beach, CA (Poster, 2015).

  • Daniels, D. P., Nakashima, N., & Halevy, N. Perceived choice sets in strategic interactions. Presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA (2016); International Association for Conflict Management, New York, NY; Society for Personality and Social Psychology Preconference on Judgment and Decision Making, Long Beach, CA (Poster, 2015); Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Long Beach, CA, (Poster, 2015); and Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference, Long Beach, CA (2014).

  • Daniels, D. P., Dannals, J. E., Lys, T., & Neale, M.A. Do investors value demographic diversity? Evidence from Silicon Valley diversity announcements. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC (2015).

  • Green, E. and Daniels, D. P. What does it take to call a strike? Three biases in umpire decision making. Presented at Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference, Long Beach, CA (2014); Behavioral Decision Research in Management Conference, London, UK; and MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, Boston, MA (2014).


Ad-Hoc Reviewer

  • Group Decision and Negotiation

  • Journal of Behavioral Decision Making

  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

  • Academy of Management Conference

  • International Association of Conflict Management Conference


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Decision Making and Social Influence

  • Diversity in Groups and Organizations

  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

  • Choice Architecture and Behavioral Policy


FUNDED PROJECTS

  • CHIBE Grant, research proposal funded for $9,575 by the Penn-CMU Roybal Center on Behavioral Economics and Health Pilot Project, 2016.


HONORS AND AWARDS

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

  • 2017. Best Student Paper Award (nominated), Academy of Management.

    • Zlatev, J. J., Daniels, D. P., Kim, H., and Neale, M.A. 2017. Default neglect in attempts at social influence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

  • 2017. Student Paper Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology Preconference on Judgment and Decision Making.

    • Zlatev, J. J., Daniels, D. P., Kim, H., and Neale, M.A. 2017. Default neglect in attempts at social influence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

  • 2014. Student Travel Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology Preconference on Judgment and Decision Making.

    • Daniels, D. P., Nakashima, N., and Halevy, N. Perceived choice sets in strategic interactions.

  • 2014. Research Paper Competition, Runner-Up Award, MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

    • Green, E. and Daniels, D. P. Bayesian instinct.