Research


We receive as friendly that which agrees with, we resist with dislike that which opposes us; whereas the very reverse is required by every dictate of common sense.
Michael Faraday, Experimental Researches in Chemistry and Physics.


Publications

Journal Articles

  • Acquisti, A., Brandimarte, L., and Loewenstein, G. (forthcoming). Secrets and Likes: The Drive for Privacy and the Difficulty of Achieving It in the Digital Age. Journal of Consumer Psychology.

  • Lobschat, L., Müller, B., Eggers, F., Brandimarte, L., Diefenbach, S., Kroshke, M., and Wirtz, J. (forthcoming). Corporate Digital Responsibility. Journal of Business Research.

  • Terlizzi, M., Brandimarte, L., and Sanchez, O. (2019). Replication of Internet Privacy Concerns in the Mobile Banking Context, AIS Transactions on Replication Research, 5(1), 8.

  • Brandimarte, L., Vosgerau, J., and Acquisti, A. (2018). Differential Discounting and Present Impact of Past Information. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147(1): 74-92.

  • Acquisti, A., Adjerid, I., Balebako, R., Brandimarte, L., Cranor, L. F., Komanduri, S., Leon, P. G., Sadeh, N., Schaub, F., Sleeper, M., Wang, Y., and Wilson, S. (2017). Nudges for Privacy and Security: Understanding and Assisting Users’ Choices Online. ACM Computing Surveys, 50(3): 1-41.

  • Peer, E., Brandimarte, L., Samat, S., and Acquisti, A. (2017). Beyond the Turk: Alternative platforms for crowdsourcing behavioral research. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 70: 153-163.

  • Acquisti, A., Brandimarte, L., and Loewenstein, G. (2015). Privacy and Human Behavior in the Age of Information. Science, 347(6221): 509-514.

  • Brandimarte, L. (2015). Surveillance. Rivista di Politica Economica (in Italian), 6: 305-331.

  • Brandimarte, L., Acquisti, A., and Loewenstein, G. (2013). Misplaced Confidences: Privacy and the Control Paradox. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(3): 340-347.

  • Acquisti, A., Adjerid, I., and Brandimarte, L. (2013). Gone in 15 Seconds: The Limits of Privacy Transparency and Control. IEEE Security & Privacy, 11(4): 72-74.

  • Brandimarte L. (2004). “The optimal exchange rate regime choice towards EU accession. The case of Estonia.” Mondo Bancario, 4: 51-57.


Conference Proceedings

  • Woodruff, A., Pihur V., Acquisti, A., Consolvo, S., Schmidt, L. and Brandimarte, L. (2014). “Would a privacy fundamentalist sell their DNA for $1000... if nothing bad happened thereafter? A study of the Westin categories, behavioral intentions, and consequences.” Proceedings of the Tenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), ACM New York, NY. IAPP SOUPS Privacy Award Winner.

  • Balsa, E., Brandimarte, L., Acquisti, A., Diaz, C. and Gurses, S. (2014). “Spiny CACTOS: OSN Users Attitudes and Perceptions Towards Cryptographic Access Control Tools.” Workshop on Usable Security (USEC) 2014, February 23, San Diego, CA.

  • Balebako, R., Péer, E., Brandimarte, L., Cranor, L. and Acquisti, A (2013). “Is it the Typeset or the Type of Statistics? Disfluent Font does not Reduce Self-disclosure.” Learning from Authoritative Security Experiment Result (LASER) 2013, October 16-17, Arlington, VA.

  • Adjerid, I., Acquisti, A., Brandimarte, L. and Loewenstein, G. (2013). “Sleights of Privacy: Framing, Disclosures and the Limits of Transparency.” Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) 2013, July 24–26, Newcastle, UK.


Book Chapter

  • Brandimarte, L. and Acquisti, A. (2012). “The Economics of Privacy.” In Peitz, M. and Waldfogel, J. (Eds.), The Handbook of the Digital Economy, Oxford University Press, New York.



Working Papers

  • “Does Government Surveillance Give Twitter the Chills,” with Uttara Ananthakrishnan, Edward McFowland III and Sriram Somanchi. In preparation for submission to Management Science.

  • “Fear of Losing Financial Information: Testing the Enhanced APCO Framework in the Context of Mobile Banking,” with Marco Terlizzi, Sue Brown, and Otavio Sanchez. In preparation for submission to Journal of Management Information Systems.

  • “Evolutionary Approaches to Privacy and Information Security,” with Alessandro Acquisti and Jeff Hancock. In preparation for submission to Nature.

  • “How do Downvotes Affect Online Platform Participation?” with Wei Chen, Yinchu Zhu and Dong Jing. In preparation for submission to Management Science.


Ongoing projects

  • Field Experiments to Increase Use of Face Coverings on UA Campus,” with Anastasiya Pocheptsova Ghosh and Jennifer Savary.

  • “Pictographs, Ideograms, and Emojis (PIE): A Framework for Empirical Research Using Non-verbal Cues,” with Sandeep Suntwal and Sue Brown.

  • “Experiments in Social Engineering,” with Matthew Hashim and Jesse Bockstedt.

  • “TD-CHAIN: A System to Enhance Transparency in Data Flows,” with Wei Chen and David Sidi.

  • “New Frontiers of Piracy,” with Sriram Somanchi and Nelson Granados.

  • “Are Infrastructural Solutions to the Analog Keyhole Problem Worth the Cost?” with David Sidi.

  • “12 Inches of Privacy: Bridging the Gap Between Computational and Perceived Privacy Metrics,” with Bart Knijnenburg and Emilee Rader.