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Jason Aimone

Assistant Professor - Economics

Contact Information

Email:  Jason_Aimone@baylor.edu
Homepage:  http://jasonaimone.com/
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-3806
Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76798
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation 320.06

Office Hours

FALL 2018
M & W 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Work Experience

  • Project/Research Fellow, Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise (November 2013 - Present)
  • Affiliated Researcher, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (June 2013 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (2013 - Present)
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Veterans Affiars Medical Center, Salem, Virginia (June 2011 - 2014)
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (June 2011 - June 2013)

Awards and Honors

  • Vice Provost of Research Rising Star, Baylor University Office of the Vice Provost of Research (September 2016)
  • Vice Provost of Research Rising Star, Baylor University Office of the Vice Provost of Research (September 2015)
  • Certificate for Exceptional Research, Hankamer (2014)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Hipa and Privacy Training, Veterans Administration (April 8, 2015 - Present)
  • VA Privacy and Information Security Awareness and Rules of Behavior, Veterans Administration (April 8, 2015 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • American Economic Association
  • Economic Science Association
  • Southern Economic Association
  • Texas Experimental Association

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Altruistic Punishment in Elections," European Journal of Political Economy, (2017) (coauthors: Luigi Butera, Thomas Stratmann).

"‘Nudging’ Risky Decision-Making: How Modifying Information Order Influences Decision-Making under Risk," Economics Letters, Vol. 149, (December 2016), pp. 161–163 (coauthors: Sheryl Ball, Brooks King-Casas).

"It's Not What You See but How You See It: Using Eye-tracking to Study the Risky Decision-Making Process," Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, (2016) (coauthors: Sheryl Ball, Brooks King-Casas).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Some Rules for Behavioural Science," (October 2015).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Betrayal Aversion Elicitation Task: An Individual Level Betrayal Aversion Measure," PL o S ONE, (September 2015) (coauthors: Sheryl Ball, Brooks King-Casas).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Neuroeconomics and Human Biology," : Oxford Press, August 2015 (coauthors: John Komlos, Inas Rashad Kelly, Daniel Houser).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Neural Substrates of Betrayal Aversion," Proceedings of the Royal Society B, (May 2014) (coauthors: Daniel Houser, Bernd Weber).

John Dickhaut, Daniel Houser, Jason A. Aimone, Dorina Tila, Cathleen Johnson, High stakes behavior with low payoffs: Inducing preferences with Holt–Laury gambles, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 94, October 2013, Pages 183-189, ISSN 0167-2681, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2013.03.036

Jason A. Aimone, Laurence R. Iannaccone, Michael D. Makowsky, and Jared Rubin Endogenous Group Formation via Unproductive Costs Review of Economic Studies (2013) 80 (4): 1215-1236 first published online June 3, 2013 doi:10.1093/restud/rdt017

Jason A. Aimone, Daniel Houser, Harnessing the benefits of betrayal aversion, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 89, May 2013, Pages 1-8, ISSN 0167-2681, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2013.02.001

"What you don’t know won’t hurt you: a laboratory analysis of betrayal aversion," Experimental Economics, Vol. 15, No. 4, (December 2012), pp. 571-588 (coauthors: Daniel Houser).

Aimone JA, Houser D (2011) Beneficial Betrayal Aversion. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17725. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017725

Presentations and Proceedings

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Experimental studies of economics and the brain: An introduction to “Neuroeconomics"," presented at the , Baylor, September 2017.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Sin big or go home: A laboratory study on agent responsiveness to financial incentives and religious priming in real-effort and lying tasks," presented at the International ESA Conference, San Diego, June 2017.

"Invited Participant," presented at the Mercatus Center Colloquium -Applied Research in the PPE Framework, Arlington, VA, May 2017.

"Blame and Accountability in Environments of Trust over Risk," presented at the Texas Experimental Association Symposium (TExAS), Arlington, March 2017.

"Priming The Jury," presented at the North American ESA Conference, Tucson, November 2016.

"Trust over Risk," presented at the , Tuscalloosa, October 2016.

"Anxiety’s Influence on Economic Decision Making," presented at the Center For Brain Health, Dallas, April 2016.

"Trust over Risk: An Experiment on Entrepreneurial Risk-Taking," presented at the Southern Economic Association Meetings, New Orleans, LA, November 2015.

"My Risky Opportunities but Our Investment: An Experiment on Trust-over-risk," presented at the Department of Economics, College Station, October 2015.

"My Risky Opportunities but Our Investment: An Experiment on Trust-over-risk," presented at the North American ESA Conference, Dallas, October 2015.

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"A Tutorial on Experimental Research in Economics and Finance," presented at the , Baylor University, February 2015.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"“It’s Not What You See but How You See It: Information Order and the Risky Decision-Making Process”," presented at the Naveen Jindal School of Management and the Center and Laboratory for Behavioral Operations and Economics, Dallas, TX, November 2014.

"‘Nudging’ Risky Decision-Making: How Modifying Information Order Influences Decision-Making Under Risk”," presented at the 2014 North American Economic Science Association Conference, Fort Lauderdale, Fl, October 2014.

"Invited Participant," presented at the Classical Liberalism in Contemporary Political Philosophy II, George Mason University, March 2014.

"Anxiety and Economic Decision Making," presented at the Department of Economics, Fayetteville, AK, March 2014.

"Anxiety and Economic Decision-Making," presented at the Texas Experimental Association Symposium (TExAS), College Station, March 2014.
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