Who I am 

Aldo Rustichini
Department of Economics
University of Minnesota
1925 4th Street South 4-101
Hanson Hall
Minneapolis, MN   55455-0462


Carlos Cueva, R. Edward Roberts, Tom Spencer, Nisha Rani, Michelle Tempest, Philippe N. Tobler, Joe Herbert & Aldo Rustichini, Cortisol and testosterone increase

financial risk taking and may destabilize markets, Nature Scientific Reports, 2015

Aldo Rustichini and Camillo Padoa-Schioppa

A neuro-computational model of economic decisionsJournal of Neurophysiology 114: 1382–1398, 2015.

Andrea Cavallo, Ovidiu Lungu, Cristina Becchio, Caterina Ansuini, Aldo Rustichini, Luciano Fadiga, When gaze opens the channel for communication: Integrative role of IFG and MPFC, NeuroImage, 119, 63-69, 2015

Rachael G. Grazioplene, Sephira G. Ryman, Jeremy R. Gray, Aldo Rustichini, Rex E. Jung and Colin G. DeYoung, Subcortical Intelligence: Caudate VolumePredicts IQ in Healthy Adults, Human Brain Mapping 36,1407–1416, 2015

Eugenio Proto, Aldo Rustichini, Life satisfaction, income and personalityJournal of Economic Psychology, 48, 17-32, 2015

Aldo Rustichini, Marie-Claire Villeval, Moral Hypocrisy, Power and Social Preferences,  JEBO, 2014. 

Itai Sher, Melissa Koenig, Aldo Rustichini, Children's Strategic Theory of Mind, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA,  September 2014


Daniel R. Hawes, Colin G. DeYoung, Jeremy R. Gray, Aldo Rustichini,  Intelligence moderates neural responses to monetary reward and punishment, 

Journal of Neurophysiology, forthcoming.

Camillo Padoa-Schioppa,  and Aldo Rustichini, Rational attention and Adaptive Coding: a Puzzle and a Solution,  AER Papers and Proceedings,  forthcoming.

Proto, E. and Rustichini, A., A reassessment of the Relationship between GDP and Life Satisfaction, PLOS One, 8, 11, 2013; 

Some comments  here, here and here. The commentator at The Guardian (not this one) seems to get the point: the answer to his rhetorical question is No....

The Washington Post comments on the paper too. Since I think what we find is being misunderstood, I had to explain my view on this: see here

Maccheroni, F., Marinacci, M. Rustichini, A., Pride and Diversity in Social Economies, AEJ Micro, forthcoming

Cerreia-Vioglio, S., Maccheroni, F., Marinacci, M. Rustichini, A. Niveloids and Their Extensions: Risk Measures on Small Domains, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, forthcoming.

Gurdal, Y., Miller, J., Rustichini, A., Why Blame?,  

Journal of Political Economy, December 2013.

Find out here what this is about; you can listen to the explanation from Don Corleone here...

Rietveld, N. et al., GWAS of 126,559 Individuals Identifies Genetic Variants Associated with Educational Attainment

Science, May 2013

Dickhaut, J., Smith, V.  Xin, B. Rustichini, A., Human Economic Choiceas Costly Information Processing,  Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming

Burks, S., Carpenter, J., Goette, L., Rustichini, A. 

Overconfidence and Social Signaling

Review of Economic Studies, (2013) 80 (3): 949-983

On the computation of optimal monotone mean–variance portfolios via truncated quadratic utility

 Černý, A., Maccheroni, F., Marinacci, M., Rustichini, A., Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2012

Self-selection and variations in the laboratory

measurement of other-regarding preferences across subject pools: evidence from one college student and two adult samples

Experimental Economics, 2012

Civai C., Crescentini C., Rustichini A., Rumiati R.

Equality versus self-interest in the brain: Differential roles of anterior insula and medial prefrontal cortex

NeuroImage, 2012

Jaroslaw Grygolec, Giorgio Coricelli and Aldo Rustichini

Positive interaction of social comparison and personal responsibility for outcomes

Frontiers in  Psychology, 2012

Maccheroni, F., Marinacci, M, Rustichini, A. 

Social Decision Theory: Choosing within and between Groups

The Review of Economic Studies, 2012

Hawes, D., Vostroknutov, Rustichini, A.

Experience and abstract reasoning in learning backward induction 

Frontiers in Neuroscience, February 2012

Vostroknutov A, Tobler PN, Rustichini A.

Causes of social reward differences encoded in human brain

J Neurophysiol2012, 107, 1403–1412.

Bault N,  Joffily M, Rustichini A, Coricelli G.

Medial prefrontal cortex and striatum mediate the influence of social comparison on the decision process

PNAS, September 20, 2011, 108, 38, 16044-16049

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