Devin G. Pope studies a variety of topics at the intersection of economics and psychology. He has a high interest in researching behavioral and labor economics as well as teaching behavioral economics and negotiations.
His refereed publications include “Is Tiger Woods Loss Averse? Persistent Bias in the Face of Experience, Competition, and High Stakes,” “What’s in a Picture? Evidence of Discrimination from Prosper.com,” “A New Perspective on Stereotypical Gender Differences in Test Scores,” and “The Impact of College Sports Success on the Quantity and Quality of Student Applications.” Pope also has many working papers, including “Round Numbers As Goals: Evidence from Baseball, SAT Takers, and the Lab” and “Implementing Anti-Discrimination Policies in Statistical Profiling Models.”
He received his PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2007 and a BA in economics with a minor in mathematics from Brigham Young University in 2002.
Pope joined the University of Chicago faculty in 2010.