Nicholas Otis

I am a PhD student at UC Berkeley interested in behavioral, development, and health economics.


  • Toward a science of delivering aid with dignity: Experimental evidence and local forecasts from Kenya (with Catherine Thomas, Justin Abraham, Hazel Markus, and Gregory Walton), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117, no. 27 (2020): 15546-15553. [PDF][Appendix][Data+code]

  • Forecasting the Results of Experiments: Piloting an Elicitation Strategy, (with Stefano DellaVigna and Eva Vivalt), AEA Papers and Proceedings, vol. 110 (2020), pp. 75-79. [PDF][Appendix][Data+code]

  • Forecasting in the Field. (2021). Working Paper. [PDF]