Welcome! My name is Celia Gaertig. I am a doctoral candidate in the Decision Processes Group in the Department of Operations, Information, and Decisions at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to my PhD studies at Wharton, I completed a BA in Business (DHBW Karlsruhe) and a BSc in Psychology (University of Freiburg), both in Germany, and worked as a Research Assistant at the Harvard Kennedy School.
My CV is available here.
Publications and Working Papers:
Gaertig, C., & Simmons, J. (2018). Do People Inherently Dislike Uncertain Advice? Psychological Science, 29(4), 504-520.
Lewis, J., Gaertig, C., & Simmons, J. Extremeness Aversion Is a Cause of Anchoring. Psychological Science, 30(2), 159-173.
Gaertig, C., & Simmons, J. The Psychology of Second Guesses: Implications for the Wisdom of the Inner Crowd. Under second round review at Management Science.
Gaertig, C., & Simmons, J. Why (and When) Are Uncertain Price Promotions More Effective Than Equivalent Sure Discounts? Working Paper.
Mislavsky, R. & Gaertig, C. 60% + 60% = 60%, but Likely + Likely = Very Likely. Working Paper.
Gaertig, C., Barasch, A., Levine, E., & Schweitzer, M. When Does Anger Boost Status? Working Paper.