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J. van Wolferen MSc


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TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Social Psychology

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Expertise

I test why people engage in insurance fraud and whether insurance makes people more willing to take risk. I am interested in behavioral economics, economic psychology, and judgment and decision making.

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Publications

Principal publications
  • Van Wolferen, J., Inbar, Y., & Zeelenberg, M. (2013) Magical thinking in predictions of negative events: Evidence for tempting fate but not for a protection effect. Judgment and Decision Making, 8, 45-54.
  • Van Wolferen, J., Inbar, Y., & Zeelenberg, M. (2013) Moral hazard in the insurance industry. Netspar Panel Paper, #33, 1-73.
  • IJzerman, H., Brandt, M.J., & van Wolferen, J. (2013). Rejoice! In replication. European Journal of Personality, 27, 128-129.

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Education

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Publications

Principal publications
  • Van Wolferen, J., Inbar, Y., & Zeelenberg, M. (2013) Magical thinking in predictions of negative events: Evidence for tempting fate but not for a protection effect. Judgment and Decision Making, 8, 45-54.
  • Van Wolferen, J., Inbar, Y., & Zeelenberg, M. (2013) Moral hazard in the insurance industry. Netspar Panel Paper, #33, 1-73.
  • IJzerman, H., Brandt, M.J., & van Wolferen, J. (2013). Rejoice! In replication. European Journal of Personality, 27, 128-129.

Click here for the extended list of publications

Conferences

van Wolferen, J. & Schwartz, B. (2013). Practical Wisdom: Mogen mensen naar eigen inzicht handelen? ? Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Dutch Association for Social Psychology (ASPO), in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

van Wolferen, J., Zeelenberg, M., & Inbar, Y. (2013). Moral hazard: Risk taking or carefulness? Poster presentation at annual meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making in Toronto, Canada.

van Wolferen, J., Inbar, Y., & Zeelenberg, M. Three things that make insurance fraud seem acceptable: Deductibles, insurance companies? profit, and paying premiums. Poster presentation at SPUDM24, August 2013.

van Wolferen, J., Inbar, Y., & Zeelenberg, M. Moral hazard in the insurance industry: We need more data. Oral presentation at Netspar meeting: Sensible and less sensible choices of pension consumers, March 2013.

van Wolferen, J., Inbar, Y., & Zeelenberg, M. Verzekeringsfraude: Ik betaal toch niet voor niets zoveel premie? Oral presentation at ASPO, 2012.

van Osch, Y.M.J., Blanken, I., Meijs, M.H.J., & van Wolferen, J. The
cheerleader-effect: a group of women is more attractive than the average
attractiveness of the women in that group. Oral presenation at ASPO, 2012

van Wolferen, J., Inbar, Y., & Zeelenberg, M. Insurance fraud: I paid so they owe me.Oral presentation at SJDM, 2012.

van Wolferen, J., Zeelenberg, M., & Inbar, Y. Ex ante moral hazard: people become more risk-averse when they know that they are NOT insured. Poster presented by Yoel Inbar at JDM pre-conference (SPSP).

van Wolferen, J., Zeelenberg, M., & Inbar, Y. Ex ante moral hazard: The uninsured make all the difference. Poster presentation at SJDM, 2011.

van Wolferen, J., Zeelenberg, M., & Inbar, Y. Experimentally challenging the traditional view on ex ante moral hazard: The story of the uninsured. Oral presentation at SPUDM23, 2011.

van Wolferen, J., & Zeelenberg, M. Ex ante moral hazard: Increased or decreased risk taking? Oral presentation at the Behavioural Finance and Economic Psychology: Recent Developments, 2011.


 

Teaching


J. van Wolferen MSc teaches the following subjects:

Other activities

Organizer TIBER-X with Dan Ariely and Jim Andreoni; August 19, 2011

Organizer TIBER XI with George Loewenstein and Colin Camerer; August 24, 2012

 

Contact details
Room P 3213
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg 
Phone+31 13 466 2184
Secretary+31 13 466 2408
Email j.vanwolferen@tilburguniversity.edu

Promovendus
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Social Psychology

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