Recent research work:
Other research papers:
- “Who cares about the Chinese Yuan?”, with Ila Patnaik, and Ajay Shah, 2011.
- “The exchange rate regime in Asia: From crisis to crisis”, with Ila Patnaik, Ajay Shah, and Anmol Sethy, 2011.
Abstract: I investigate whether exposure to natural disasters and mass shootings influences subjective life expectancy and affect financial decisions. I show that being exposed to natural disasters and mass shootings significantly decreases an individual’s subjective life expectancy relative to life table probabilities. Lifespan optimists become less optimistic with a disaster experience and lifespan pessimists do […]