Tatiana Homonoff

 

Tatiana Homonoff

Assistant Professor
135, Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
 
Phone: 607-255-4821 Fax: 607-255-4071
Email: tah96@cornell.edu
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Curriculum Vitae
 
Biographical Statement:

Tatiana Homonoff is an Assistant Professor in the Department for Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. She is an affiliate of Cornell’s Behavioral Economics and Decision Research Center, Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities and the Institute for Behavioral and Household Finance. Her research focuses on identifying areas in which behavioral economics can improve social policy, primarily in the areas of public finance, health, consumer finance, and environmental economics. She received her PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 2013. Her dissertation, “Behavioral Economics and Public Policy,” received the National Tax Association’s Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award. She will be a Faculty Fellow at the White House's Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (SBST) in the Spring of 2016.

Tatiana Homonoff is an Assistant Professor in the Department for Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. She is an affiliate of Cornell’s Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors & Disparities and co-organizer of the Behavioral Economics Workshop. Her research focuses on identifying areas in which behavioral economics can improve social policy, primarily in the areas of public finance, health, consumer finance, and environmental economics.
She received her PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 2013. Her dissertation, “Behavioral Economics and Public Policy,” received the National Tax Association’s Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award.
- See more at: http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=tah96#sthash.bHFgUT02.dpufTatiana Homonoff is an Assistant Professor in the Department for Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. She is an affiliate of Cornell’s Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities and the Institute for Behavioral and Household Finance and co-organizer of the Behavioral Economics Workshop. Her research focuses on identifying areas in which behavioral economics can improve social policy, primarily in the areas of public finance, health, consumer finance, and environmental economics. She received her PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 2013. Her dissertation, “Behavioral Economics and Public Policy,” received the National Tax Association’s Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

 
Education:
  • Ph.D Economics, Princeton University, 2013
  • MA Economics, Princeton University, 2010
  • BS Applied Mathematics & Economics, Brown University, 2004

 
Courses Taught:

  • PAM 2040: Economics of the Public Sector (undergraduate)
  • PAM 3130/ECON 3670: Behavioral Economics and Public Policy (undergraduate)
  • PAM 5070: Behavioral Economics and Policy Design (masters)

 
Selected Publications:

"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Cigarette Tax Salience and Regressivity" (with Jacob Goldin) American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, February 2013, 5(1): 302-36. http://www.aeaweb.org/articles.php?doi=10.1257/pol.5.1.302

Working Papers:
“Can Small Incentives Have Large Effects? The Impact of Taxes versus Bonuses on Disposable Bag Use.” Revise and resubmit at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
 
“Consumer Borrowing After Payday Loan Bans” (with Neil Bhutta and Jacob Goldin). Conditionally accepted at Journal of Law and Economics.

"Raising the Stakes: Experimental Evidence on the Endogeneity of Taxpayer Mistakes," with Naomi Feldman and Jacob Goldin.

“Is there an Nth of the Month Effect? The Timing of SNAP Issuance, Food Expenditures, and Grocery Prices,” with Jacob Goldin and Katherine Meckel.

Links to Working papers

 
The information on this bio page is taken from the CHE Annual Report.