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Daniel Bartels investigates the mental representations and processes underlying consumer financial decision making, moral psychology, and intertemporal choice. His work has appeared in such publications as Journal of Consumer Research, Cognitive Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, Cognition, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Psychological Science and has been featured in the New York Times, The Economist, The Atlantic, Wall Street Journal, Time, US News and World Report, Money Magazine, among other outlets. He is Associate Editor at Cognition.

Prior to joining Booth as a faculty member, Bartels taught behavioral economics at Columbia Business School. He also had a previous affiliation with Booth as a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Center for Decision Research from 2007-2010.

Bartels earned a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Northwestern University and a B.S. in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Academic Areas

  • Marketing

Selected Publications

2023 - 2024 Course Schedule

Number Course Title Quarter
37101 Consumer Behavior 2023 (Autumn)
37101 Consumer Behavior 2024 (Winter)
37101 Consumer Behavior 2024 (Summer)
37816 Consumer Behavior 2024 (Summer)

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