Chiraag Mittal

PhD Candidate
Marketing Department


  • M.S. 2011
    Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona

  • B.S. 2006
    Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ohio State University


  • Influence of childhood environments on adult consumption
  • Effects of financial uncertainty on consumer behavior
  • Role of optimistic expectations in decision making

Selected Works

  • Mittal, Chiraag and Vladas Griskevicius (2014), “Sense of Control Under Uncertainty Depends on People's Childhood Environment: A Life History Theory Approach,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107 (4), 621 – 37.
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  • Griskevicius, Vladas, Chiraag Mittal, Jeffry A. Simpson, Sooyeon Sung, and Ethan Young, “Can Childhood Adversity Improve Specific Mental Abilities?” Invited for 3rd round review at Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
4-163 Carlson School of Management

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