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As of July 8th, 2021 Christopher Roth is no longer a current member of the department

Curriculum Vitae

Contact details


Email: Christopher dot Roth at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S.075

Advice & feedback hours: By appointment (via email).

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Assistant Professor

Research Interests

  • Beliefs and Attention
  • Psychology and Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Macro Expectations


Measuring and Bounding Experimenter Demand (with Jon de Quidt and Johannes Haushofer), American Economic Review, 2018, Vol. 108 (11), pp. 3266-3302. Coverage: World Bank Blog

Experienced Inequality and Preferences for Redistribution (with Johannes Wohlfart), Journal of Public Economics, 2018, Vol. 167, pp. 251-262. Coverage:NY Times

Income Shocks and Suicides: Causal Evidence From Indonesia (with Cornelius Christian and Lukas Hensel), Review of Economics and Statistics, 2019, 101(5), pp. 905–920

Labor Market Concerns and Support for Immigration (with Ingar Haaland) [Instructions], Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming

How Do Expectations About the Macroeconomy Affect Personal Expectations and Behavior? (with Johannes Wohlfart), Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming. Coverage:FAZIT

Beliefs about Public Debt and the Demand for Government Spending (with Sonja Settele and Johannes Wohlfart) Accepted, Journal of Econometrics

Coronavirus Perceptions and Economic Anxiety (with Thiemo Fetzer and Lukas Hensel and Johannes Hermle), Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming. Coverage: VoxEU

Working Papers

Subjective Models of the Macroeconomy: Evidence From Experts and a Representative Sample (with Peter Andre and Carlo Pizzinelli and Johannes Wohlfart) [Instructions] Revise and Resubmit, Review of Economic Studies

Beliefs about Racial Discrimination and Support for Pro-Black Policies (with Ingar Haaland) Revised and Resubmitted, Review of Economics and Statistics

Risk Exposure and Acquisition of Macroeconomic Information (with Sonja Settele and Johannes Wohlfart) Conditionally accepted, American Economic Review: Insights

Interregional Contact and National Identity (with Manuel Bagues) Coverage: VoxEU, Nadaesgratis

Information Frictions Among Firms and Households (with Sebastian Link, Andreas Peichl and Johannes Wohlfart)

Disguising Prejudice: Popular Rationales as Excuses for Intolerant Expression (with Leonardo Bursztyn and Ingar Haaland and Aakaash Rao). Coverage: VoxEU

Misinformation During a Pandemic (with Leonardo Bursztyn and Aakaash Rao, and David Yanagizawa-Drott). Coverage:

Political Activists as Free-Riders: Evidence From a Natural Field Experiment (with Anselm Hager and Lukas Hensel and Johannes Hermle) EEA, Young Economist Award

New Methods review: Designing Information Provision Experiments (with Ingar Haaland and Johannes Wohlfart) Coverage: World Bank Blog

Publications in Other Social Sciences

Does Information Change Attitudes Towards Immigrants? (with Alexis Grigorieff and Diego Ubfal) Demography, forthcoming

Does Party Competition Affect Political Activism? (with Anselm Hager and Lukas Hensel and Johannes Hermle) Journal of Politics, forthcoming